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…
Call for Carriage Ban on Non-Compliant Fuel
A group of leading environmental and maritime shipping organizations have called for the prohibition of transporting non…
State of the US Passenger Vessel Industry
PVA president Jeff Whitaker in December weighed in on his year as head of the nation’s passenger vessel advocacy group, where we are headed next…
Myanmar Accedes to Treaty Covering Bunker Oil Pollution Damage
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) treaty ensuring that adequate compensation is available to persons that suffer…
Magnitude 7.9 Quake off Alaska Prompts Tsunami Warning
A magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit the Gulf of Alaska in the early hours of Tuesday, prompting warnings of a possible tsunami down the Canadian and U.S.
Celebrity Edge Floats Out at STX France
Celebrity Cruises’ newest cruise liner, Celebrity Edge, was floated out of dry dock for the first time at the STX shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.
Panama Says Sunken Iranian Tanker had Papers in Order
The Iranian tanker that sank after a collision in the East China Sea, causing the worst oil ship disaster in years, had its paperwork in order…
Sanchi Collision: A ‘New Bermuda Triangle’?
Seas where Sanchi collision incident has taken place are leading region for maritime accidents. East/South East Asian waters…
USS Fitzgerald Arrives in Pascagoula for Repair
U.S. Navy warship USS Fitzgerald, which was damaged and nearly sunk after a fatal collision with a cargo ship in June and…
Hydrographic Survey Vessel Converted for Autonomous Ops
ASV Global said it has converted a 26ft hydrographic survey launch to enable it to operate autonomously using the ASView control system…
BIMCO Unveils New Contract Editing Solution
BIMCO has launched SmartCon, a new solution for editing contracts that is designed to make contractual work easier and more secure.
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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
Pirates Release Tanker and Crew in Gulf of Guinea
Product tanker MT Barrett has been released and all crew are safe following a six-day piracy incident in the Gulf of Guinea, U.K.
U.S.-bound LNG Tanker with Russian LNG Diverted
A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker probably carrying some supply from a Russian export project has been diverted from the United States
Rolls-Royce Mulls Sale of Commercial Marine Unit
Industrial conglomerate Rolls-Royce is considering selling the bulk of its struggling marine business as the company embarks on another