U.S. Navy Awards Contracts for FFG(X) Conceptual Design
The Navy awarded five (5) Conceptual Design (CD) contracts for the Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)). The contracts based on these requirements will facilitate maturing…
MV Kobi Ruegg Joins Fugro Survey Fleet
A 58-meter, multi-role survey vessel MV Kobi Ruegg has joined Fugro’s fleet and is set to begin her first project in the…
A Case for Propeller Guards & Cutters
As I was preparing for Thanksgiving dinner I put on Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. While Indiana Jones and Doctor Elsa…
Contargo Rolls out New Service from Rotterdam and Basel
Contargo AG has launched a new rail shuttle service to the German town of Weil am Rhein on the Swiss border. This creates…
Kirby Closes Acquisition of Higman Marine
Kirby Corporation has announced the completion of the acquisition of Higman Marine, Inc. and its affiliated companies (“Higman”)…
Cummins Unveils New EPA Tier 3 Marine Generator
Cummins Inc. has expanded the power range of its U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 3 certified marine generator product line.
Trump Proposes $200 Mln Budget for BSEE
President Donald Trump today proposed a $199.9 million Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental…
Sberbank, Sovcomflot Sign $106m Finance Deal
The largest bank in Russia Sberbank and shipping company Sovcomflot have signed a new USD 106 million project financing agreement…
Forhaug Steps in as CEO at MMT
Marine surveying company MMT has appointed Peter Forhaug as acting CEO from January 1, 2018 while the Sweden based firm conducts…
CMA CGM Improves SAMWAF Service
CMA CGM announced the port coverage improvement of its SAMWAF service connecting Brazil and Plata area to West Africa and…
Navy's Newest Expeditionary Fast Transport Ship Named
The U.S. Navy’s next Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ship will be named USNS Newport (T-EPF 12), announced Secretary of the Navy Richard V.
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EU antitrust regulators are set to fine Nippon Yusen KK (NYK) and several other Japanese shippers as well as Norwegian Wallenius Wilhelmsen
How Much is That Superyacht Worth?
Sam Tucker Will Tell You! There’s a new name in Superyacht valuation, and the name is VesselsValue.com. Last month we spoke with VesselsValue.