Piracy Rises 3% in Asia
A total of 64 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia during January-September 2018, a…
Washington State's New Ferry Starts Operations
The newest auto/passenger vessel to serve the United States' largest ferry system has made its debut on the U.S. West Coast.Washington…
DP World Launches Expansion of Port in Somaliland
Dubai state-owned port operator DP World launched on Thursday a $101 million project to expand a port in the breakaway region…
Fredriksen's Flex Raises $300 Mln for LNG Newbuilds
Flex LNG, controlled by Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen, has raised $300 million in a private placement of shares to help pay for five new
Ancient Shipwrecks Found in Greek Waters Tell Tale of Trade Routes
Archaeologists in Greece have discovered at least 58 shipwrecks, many laden with antiquities, in what they say may be the…
Hurricane Michael Races Northeast, Leaving Devastation in Florida
Hurricane Michael, the third most powerful storm ever to strike the U.S. mainland, headed northeast on Thursday, weakened…
FLEX LNG Orders Five LNG Carrier Newbuilds
Flex LNG, the shipping company controlled by billionaire John Fredriksen, is entering into a transaction for the acquisition…
BWT scare stories
Are you having a nightmare with your existing BWT system? It may not be much of a consolation, but you’re not suffering alone… Cast your mind back to last year and…
IF BWT UNITS DON’T √ THESE SIX BOXES, DONT BUY THEM!!
Cheap does not necessarily mean good value. Don’t get the cheapest system for your fleet, get the right one.In the competitive world of shipping, with often wafer thin margins and uncertain demand…
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Sweden’s New Hybrid Icebreaking Tug Launched
A new hybrid-electric icebreaking escort tug for Sweden's Port of Luleå was launched on Monday at GONDAN Shipyard in Figueras, Spain.
US Navy Orders Four New Tugs
The U.S. Navy has ordered four new tugs from Anacortes, Wash. shipbuilder Dakota Creek Industries Inc., with options for two additional vessels.
Liquefaction and Lost Bulk Carriers: Is a Design Change Warranted?
A shocking number of bulk carriers (as well as a few OBOs – ore/bulk/oil carriers) have been suddenly and catastrophically lost at sea in the last