Robot Lasers Prolong Engine Pistons’ Lifespan
New robotized laser cladding technology aims to revolutionize the reconditioning of large bore pistons in two-stroke engines.
US Exits Search for ARA San Juan
The U.S. Navy said it has begun to wind down operations as part of the international search for the still-missing Argentine submarine A.R.A.
Keppel Explores Sale of Jack-up Rigs to Borr Drilling
Singapore yard Keppel Corporation is considering a sale of jack-up rigs to Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling…
Niger Delta Avengers: Attacks Against Nigeria's Oil Sector Coming
Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers said on Wednesday it will launch attacks on the country's oil sector in the next few days. "This round of attacks will…
Eye on Design: C-DRONE
During trials the correct measurement of metocean conditions is crucial for reproducibility, performance prediction and to…
Seacor Announces JV with Cosco Shipping Affiliates
Offshore services vessel operator SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc. said it has formed a jointly owned company with affiliates…
Minimizing the Transfer of Invasive Aquatic Species
Shipowners should take action to reduce the impact of invasive aquatic species (IAS) carried by hull biofouling. The UK P&I…
Royal IHC Launches TSHD Newbuild
A new multipurpose 5,450m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) was officially named and launched during a ceremony on…
Was Blackbeard an Avid Reader?
What did Blackbeard and his pirate crew read on board Queen Anne’s Revenge? Artifacts unexpectedly discovered in the wreckage…
Tug Explosion Kills Three in Kentucky
A tug boat explosion has left three people dead and numerous others injured on the Tennessee River in Calvert City, Ky. Authorities said the tug was undergoing repair…
Magufuli Bans Registration of Foreign Ships in Tanzania
Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday put a temporary ban on the registration of foreign ships in the country and ordered…
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Crowley Orders ATB at Bollinger
Crowley Fuels LLC has signed a contract with Bollinger Shipyards for the construction of a new 100,000-barrel-capacity articulated tug-barge (ATB)
Stricken Tanker Sinks, Leaves Large Slick in East China Sea
Two bodies, black box recovered from tanker before sinking; Iran says remaining 29 crew, passengers presumed dead.
Ex-US Navy Officers Face Negligent Homicide Charges over Ship Collisions
The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face courts-martial and military
BP Deepwater Horizon Costs Balloon to $65 Billion
BP said on Tuesday it would take a new charge over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill after again raising estimates for outstanding claims