Queen Elizabeth Welcomes UK’s New Aircraft Carrier
The U.K.’s newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was commissioned into the Royal Navy fleet this morning by Her Majesty The Queen.
Mitsubishi, Wärtsilä Joins for Improved Power and Propulsion Solution
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment Co., LTD (MHI-MME) and the smart technology group Wärtsilä have…
DNV GL Launches D-Class
DNV GL has launched a “D-Class” (Data Smart Classification) joint development project to develop an innovative Dynamic positioning…
Seadrill Bondholders Propose Alternative Debt Restructuring
An unofficial committee of Seadrill's unsecured bondholders has submitted a binding alternative proposal for the company's restructuring…
New Automatic Filter Unveiled: aquaBoll
German filtration systems specialist Boll & Kirch Filterbau GmbH has presented its new concept for fully automatic water…
Asian LNG Spot Prices Jump after European Gas Outages
Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) spot prices jumped this week in reaction to volatile price spikes on European gas markets…
Sinking of the El Faro Subject of NTSB Meeting
The NTSB is scheduled to meet Dec. 12, 2017, to determine the probable cause of the Oct. 1, 2015, sinking of the U.S. flagged cargo ship El Faro.
BIMCO, CIRM Propose Software Maintenance Standard for Shipping
BIMCO and the international association for the marine electronics industry, CIRM (Comité International Radio-Maritime),…
Wreck Removal Challenges
The issue of how to legally remove hazardous wrecks at sea has been in the spotlight at the Salvage & Wreck London 2017 Conference (7 December).
Det Norske Veritas is DNV GL's Majority Owner Now
The Foundation Det Norske Veritas (DNV) assumes full ownership of DNV GL and remains committed to Maritime headquarters in Hamburg.
ECSA, UK Chamber Urge Speedy Brexit Trade Negotiations
The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), of which the UK Chamber is a member, have sent a letter to the EU’s…
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Overconfidence, Poor Training Sank El Faro: NTSB Report
The sinking of the U.S. freighter El Faro in 2015 with the loss of 33 lives came after an overconfident captain set the ship and its poorly trained
Metal Shark's Next-Generation Damen Fast Crew Supplier
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World’s Largest Crane Vessel under Development
Holding OOS International Group B.V. said it is working with China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMIH) to design and build what will be the world’s
Argentinean Sub Chased by Helicopter before Vanishing
A family member of one of the sailors aboard missing Argentinean submarine ARA San Juan is claiming the vessel was chased by a British helicopter