PTA Raises Saudi Flag on Bahri's Fifth VLCC
The Public Transport Authority (PTA) has raised the Saudi flag on Shaden, a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) owned and operated by Bahri…
Canadian Coast Guard Expands Mapping Capability
Kongsberg Maritime said the Canadian Coast Guard has chosen its high resolution EM 712 multibeam echo sounders for the medium…
GulfMark Sails Out of Bankruptcy
GulfMark Offshore, Inc. said it has completed its financial restructuring plan and emerged from bankruptcy protection under chapter 11 of the U.S.
OOCL Scandinavia Unveiled
In Orient Overseas (International) Ltd (OOCL)’s series of six ‘G Class’ containerships on order at the Samsung Heavy Industry (SHI) shipyard…
Three-Carrier Strike Force Exercise to Commence in Western Pacific
The USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) strike groups will commence a three…
A Sea Change for Shipbuilding
When it comes to shipbuilding, the numbers are staggering: hundreds of millions of parts in one aircraft carrier. Billions…
Frontline Posts Q3 Loss as Tanker Rates Hit 4-year Low
Frontline q3 net loss $24.1 million. The current crude oil tanker rate environment does not presently reflect that strong demand.
Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia sign MOU for Joint Hydrographic Survey
To demonstrate multilateral cooperation between littoral states and stakeholders to improve navigational safety in the Straits…
Antwerp Port Acquires Stake in NxtPort
Antwerp Port Authority and FPIM (Federal Participation & Investment Company) are to jointly acquire a stake in NxtPort, the…
Gulf Marine Eyes Acquisitions
Gulf Marine Services (GMS), the leading provider of advanced self-propelled self-elevating support vessels (SESVs) serving the offshore oil…
Transporting Hazardous Substances by Ship
Transporting hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by sea is a vital trade. Chemicals, LPG, LNG and other products are important…
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Crowley in Command
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US Warship Damaged in Collision with Tug off Japan
A U.S. guided-missile destroyer, USS Benfold, sustained slight damage when a Japanese tug drifted into it during a towing exercise off central Japan
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Cruise Ships & Environmental Risk: ‘No Silver Bullet’
LONDON - “Sustainability is core to the cruise industry; but there is no silver bullet or one solution to fit all.