USS Iwo Jima and USS New York Underway
Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces, Adm. Phil Davidson, has ordered the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) and amphibious…
Arab Women in Maritime Association Launched
A ground breaking event took place in Alexandria, Egypt (15-19 October) when 30 women from nine Arab countries officially…
Boskalis Acquires Subsea Survey Firm Gardline
Netherlands based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said it has acquired all shares of the U.K. based Gardline Group, a firm…
U.S. Insured Losses from Hurricane Nate around $500 mln
Insured losses in the United States from Hurricane Nate will be close to $500 million, catastrophe modelling company Karen Clark & Company (KCC) said on Monday. The U.S.
BMT Debuts VENARI-85 MCM Concept Design
BMT has launched VENARI-85, a new mine countermeasure (MCM) concept design said it be capable of clearing mines faster over…
Global Piracy Declines in First Nine Months of 2017
A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according…
Legal Limbo: Risk Management in a Modern Marine Economy
Technology helps maritime companies do more with less. But today, technological advances are outstripping legal developments.
Philippines Completes Scientific Survey in Disputed Sea
The Philippines has completed an 18-day scientific survey in the South China Sea to assess the condition of coral reefs and draw a nautical map of disputed area…
Smooth Sailing in the Philippines
The recent visit to the Philippines, by two Australian Navy ships of the Indo-Pacific Task Group has significantly reinforced…
WESMAR to Showcase New Stabilizer Technology
WESMAR said it will display its stabilizers, thrusters, sonar and hydraulics at the 58th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show November 1 to 5…
Keller Shifts Gears
Satisfaction in overall powertrain reliability often comes down to individual components, starting with the gearbox and gear wheels. To this end C.
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Rigdon Named Interim CEO at Tidewater
Larry T. Rigdon will serve as interim president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tidewater Inc. while a search committee seeks a permanent
US Shipbuilding: The Road Ahead
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