Abandonment of Seafarers on Agenda
Seafarer abandonment was the subject of a seminar held at International Maritime Organization (IMO) Headquarters, London…
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.
Polarcus Amani Delivered to Sovcomflot
A 5.5 year bareboat charter agreement between Polarcus Limited Norwegian subsidiary Polarcus Amani AS and SCF GEO AS (Sovcomflot) has been signed…
CTF 150 Makes Record Number of Drug Busts
In a four-month span, Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 of the Bahrain-based Combined Maritime Forces has proven itself a formidable…
Multipurpose Shipping Looks Bullish
Many key drivers for dry cargo demand have reported a significant uptick in 2017, resulting in improving conditions for all…
Coast Guard Recognizes PVA's Flagship Safety Management System
On June 12, 2017, the Coast Guard's national Director of Inspections and Compliance formally recognized PVA's Flagship Safety Management System (SMS) as an acceptable…
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.
Denmark, China Discuss Maritime Cooperation
The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) and the Chinese Bureau of Water Transport met June 14 to discuss the two countries' cooperation…
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