Three-Carrier Strike Force Exercise to Commence in Western Pacific
The USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) strike groups will commence a three…
Deal for Floating LNG Powerplant in China
As the proliferation of LNG use spreads rapidly in the maritime and energy sectors, word from China is that Wison Offshore & Marine has signed an MoU with Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group…
Worldwide Implementation of Maritime Search and Rescue
International search and rescue plans are crucial, so that, no matter where an accident occurs, the rescue of persons in…
Navios Holdings Now Controls a Fleet of 64
Navios Holdings controls a fleet of 64 operating vessels totaling 6.6 million dwt, of which 38 are owned and 26 are chartered…
ESPO Supports CO2 Emissions Agreement
Last week, the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement with regard to the CO2 emissions from shipping and…
Catching a Jones Act Seaman’s 'Golden Parachute'
A challenging offshore environment produces a different but equally difficult development. Will you be ready when it comes to your fleet?
Frontline Calls for Consolidation among Oil Tanker Firms
The global market for crude oil tankers remains too fragmented and needs consolidation among owners, one of the industry's…
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…
GulfMark Sails Out of Bankruptcy
GulfMark Offshore, Inc. said it has completed its financial restructuring plan and emerged from bankruptcy protection under chapter 11 of the U.S.
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…
How Augmented Reality Technology Could Transform Shipping
Augmented Reality (AR) is predicted to be the next technology game-changer to improve business processes and employee performance…
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