Hapag Lloyd Completes Merger with UASC
German shipping line Hapag Lloyd and Arab sector peer UASC have completed a delayed merger which creates the world's fifth-biggest shipping company.
Managing Oil Spills
International experts have been sharing experiences, new technologies and scientific advancements relating to oil spill response…
Petrobras Sees Higher Oil Exports as Presalt Fields Develop
Brazilian government-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA expects higher oil exports this year than initial projections, Guilherme França, executive manager of trade and marketing, said Wednesday.
North Korea Launches Ferry Service to Russia
North Korea launched a ferry service to the Russian city of Vladivostok on Wednesday to develop links and boost economic cooperation…
Polarcus Amani Delivered to Sovcomflot
A 5.5 year bareboat charter agreement between Polarcus Limited Norwegian subsidiary Polarcus Amani AS and SCF GEO AS (Sovcomflot) has been signed…
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…
Solstad CSV Serviced ahead of Australian Deployment
Gibraltar shipyard Gibdock said a surge in offshore vessel repair and maintenance work has included a special project for…
Growth in Merchant Ships Rescuing Migrants: ECSA
European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA)'s Maritime Security Working Group recently had an exchange of views with…
Wilhelmsen Drone Project Takes Off
Marking a seismic shift in just how ships agents can support their customers, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) will soon be delivering its agency
The New Offshore Reality
As a mix of traditional heavyweights and start-ups fight to keep Norway’s offshore industry afloat, collectively they assess Swedbank’s chief
Fincantieri Buys Majority Stake in STX France
Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri S.p.A. said it has signed a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of 66.
Shipbuilders Council Names McCreary Chairman
Shipbuilders Council of America names Richard McCreary as new chairman; honors Sen. Cochran and Rep. Hunter At its annual spring meeting in