Abandonment of Seafarers on Agenda
Seafarer abandonment was the subject of a seminar held at International Maritime Organization (IMO) Headquarters, London…
Virginia-Class Submarine Indiana Launched
The Virginia-class submarine Indiana (SSN 789) was launched into the James River at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII)…
Meet OSCAR, the Water Rescue Training Dummy
Recovering someone who has fallen into the water is no easy task, especially if the victim is unconscious or lethargic due to cold temperatures.
Norwegian Joy Christened in Shanghai
Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, Norwegian Joy, was christened in a ceremony…
ABS Issues Software Quality Assessment in Asia Pacific
ABS has issued the first Integrated Software Quality Management (ISQM) Product Design Assessment (PDA) Certificate in the Asia-Pacific region for Industrial Control…
Maritime Broadband Radio: First Wireless Network at Sea
Norway has become the first nation to implement maritime broadband communication on ships and planes in public service, enabling…
USS Nimitz, USS Shoup and USS Kidd Depart for Deployment
USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Shoup (DDG 86) departed their homeports of Naval Base Kitsap and Naval Station Everett…
Vard to Build Expedition Ship for Norway industrialist
Vard Holdings, a designers and shipbuilder of specialized vessels, announced that it has secured a contract for the design…
Top Maritime News
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.
Metal Shark Wins $54 Mln US Navy Contract
Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has been awarded a contract worth up to $54 million from the U.S.
Faststream Opens New Global Headquarters
Faststream Recruitment founder and CEO Mark Charman launched the group’s new global headquarters in Southampton alongside Guy Patten, CEO of the U.K.
Vane Brothers’ New Tug Christened
The newest Vane Brothers tugboat, the New York, was christened during a brief ceremony June 12 at St. Johns Ship Building in Palatka