Melting Sea Ice: A Canary in the Coal Mine
The rapid loss of Arctic sea ice is a sentinel. Most of us will never venture into the Arctic, but it can and does provide…
Explosion on Ship off Somalia Coast
Flames seen rising from vessel after blast; port residents believe vessel may be foreign. A huge explosion was heard from a ship off the coast of Somalia's Puntland…
Higher Vessel Rates Prop Up Baltic Index
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Tuesday, helped…
Harvey Gulf Charters Harvey Deep-Sea Through 2018
Harvey Gulf International Marine has announced that it has secured a charter extension for the MPSV Harvey Deep-Sea through December 31, 2018.
Rotterdam Port Contracts Four PortXL Start-ups
The Port of Rotterdam Authority is entering into a partnership with four start-ups for the development of as many innovative projects.
Statoil, AET Expand Shuttle Tankers Contract
Statoil ASA and petroleum and chemical tanker owners and operator AET are extending their partnership in the North Sea shuttle tanker sector.
Cooper Group Selects ABS for Sub M Services
ABS said it has been awarded a Third Party Organization (TPO) contract by the Cooper Group of Companies to support compliance with U.S.
SCHOTTEL Debuts Underwater Mountable Thruster
SCHOTTEL has expanded its portfolio with the successful tests of the 5.5 MW SRP 800 U rudderpropeller, which can be installed…
SHIPS Act: 355 Ship Navy Gets Legislative Mandate
The push to rebuild the U.S. Navy received a boost today when U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Va.
Dredging: Digging Deep for a 'WIIN'
In the waning days of 2016, the outlook brightened dramatically for the big U.S. dredging contractors. Just before Congress dispersed for the
Mythbusters Star Visits The Switch
Jamie Hyneman, best known as a co-host on Mythbusters, was recently in Finland to receive an Honorary Doctorate from Lappeenranta University of
Combi Lift Orders 19 Vessels from Damen
Damen Shipyards Group said it has secured an order with German heavy lift company Combi Lift to build a total of 19 specially customized shallow