Waterways Council, Inc. Update
As of today (October 16, 2017), the Ohio River is now OPEN at Lock & Dam 52 (L&D 52). The river reopened on Saturday after…
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…
BV Approves Braemar’s LNG Containment System
Braemar Technical Services announced that Bureau Veritas (BV) has issued a General Design Approval for the FSP Type B LNG Containment System (FSP).
Daly Joins Sea Machines as COO
Boston-based smart ship technology company Sea Machines Robotics has hired Jim Daly as Chief Operating Officer. Daly was previously Chief Operating Officer and an…
WSS Rolls Out New Cargo Hold Cleaning Equipment
Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) will launch its new line of cargo hold cleaning equipment at maritime exhibition INMEX India.
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.
FLNG Hilli Episeyo Departs Singapore Early
Golar LNG Limited said today that its floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessel Hilli Episeyo departed Singapore for Cameroon earlier than anticipated, leaving at 10 a.m. local time on October 12.
SCHOTTEL Thrusters Propel New Australian Dredger
A newly built 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredger Tommy Norton started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the commercial vessels…
Taking the Guesswork out of Navigating Tropical Cyclones
StormGeo's shipping division (formerly AWT), a provider of fleet optimization services, fleet performance and onboard voyage management software, has introduced…
Royal IHC Buys Into Rotterdam Offshore Group
Royal IHC has announced its acquisition of 50% of the share capital of Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG). The agreement will…
USS John S. McCain to be Repaired in Yokosuka
The Navy will repair the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) at the U.S. Naval Ship Repair Facility-Japan…
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Inside the USS Gerald R. Ford
President Donald Trump addressed the more than 10,000 people attending the ceremony where the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R.
Update: Transnet Refloats Vessel Grounded at Port of Durban Entrance
One of three vessels that has grounded in the Port of Durban today due to inclement weather has been successfully refloated and remoored alongside.
SCF's New Icebreaker Named Fedor Ushakov
Russia’s PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) currently operates 10 vessels that serve the Sakhalin-2 project, including three oil tankers
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