MacGregor Bags Equipment Order for German Research Vessel
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply oceanographic winches and Triplex deck handling systems to a…
Arab Women in Maritime Association Launched
A ground breaking event took place in Alexandria, Egypt (15-19 October) when 30 women from nine Arab countries officially…
IMO Regional Pollution Centre Assists Greece Oil Spill Clean-up
The International Maritime Organization (IMO)-administered Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean…
How Deep is the Ocean?
Hydrogaphy, the science of surveying and charting bodies of water, is essential to the safe, sustainable and cost-effective use of the world’s oceans.
U.S. Insured Losses from Hurricane Nate around $500 mln
Insured losses in the United States from Hurricane Nate will be close to $500 million, catastrophe modelling company Karen Clark & Company (KCC) said on Monday. The U.S.
Alpha Bank Securitize Shipping Loans
Greece's Alpha Bank has successfully completed its second financing transaction of $250 million through shipping securitization with Citi…
Arctic Research Explores the ‘Roomba’ Approach
The pace and quality of oil spill research in the United States typically ebbs and flows as a function of two, if not three important variables.
Update: Texas Barge Explosion Kills One, Fire Extinguished
At least one person was killed and another was missing on Friday after an oil barge being pulled by a tug boat caught fire…
U.N. Bans Four Ships over N.Korea Coal, U.S. Mulls Four More
The United Nations Security Council has banned four ships from ports globally for carrying coal from North Korea, including…
Containership Receives a Special Welcome
The world’s largest containership received a special greeting when it arrived for the first time at Germany’s sole deepwater port.
USS Monterey Deploys as Surge Force
The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) departed Naval Station Norfolk Oct. 16, for a surge deployment to the U.S.
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Rigdon Named Interim CEO at Tidewater
Larry T. Rigdon will serve as interim president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tidewater Inc. while a search committee seeks a permanent
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US Shipbuilding: The Road Ahead
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US Charters Cruise Ship to House Hurricane Relief Workers
The U.S. government has chartered another commercial cruise liner to serve as a floating hotel for relief workers in the U.S.