OTI Installs Thordon's Largest TG100 Seal
Offshore Towing Inc (OTI) has completed the refurbishment of its 1974-built 9000hp-class tug Zion Falgout at the Conrad Deepwater shipyard…
NOIA Appoints Four to BoD
National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Chairman David Welch has appointed four new members to the association’s Board of Directors.
WSS Rolls Out New Cargo Hold Cleaning Equipment
Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) will launch its new line of cargo hold cleaning equipment at maritime exhibition INMEX India.
BigRoll to Continue as Part of Roll Group
BigRoll will continue services as part of Roll Group. With the merger of the BigRoll organization, Roll Group will expand…
Waterways Council, Inc. Update
As of today (October 16, 2017), the Ohio River is now OPEN at Lock & Dam 52 (L&D 52). The river reopened on Saturday after…
About 13% US Gulf Oil Output Offline Due to Hurricane Nate
About 13 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production remains offline in the aftermath of Hurricane Nate, the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety…
President Trump Visits USS Kearsarge
President Donald J. Trump visited the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Oct. 3, to discuss relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S.
Seafarers UK Appoints Corporate Fundraising Manager
Mairéad Ní Cheóinín has been appointed to Seafarers UK as the charity’s new Corporate Fundraising Manager where her focus…
Vard to Build Expedition Ship for Norway industrialist
Vard Holdings, a designers and shipbuilder of specialized vessels, announced that it has secured a contract for the design…
Damen Workboat Festival
Fine weather after a stormy morning and a wide range of vessels to view and try out on the water encouraged a good turnout of clients…
BV Approves Braemar’s LNG Containment System
Braemar Technical Services announced that Bureau Veritas (BV) has issued a General Design Approval for the FSP Type B LNG Containment System (FSP).
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Inside the USS Gerald R. Ford
President Donald Trump addressed the more than 10,000 people attending the ceremony where the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R.
Update: Transnet Refloats Vessel Grounded at Port of Durban Entrance
One of three vessels that has grounded in the Port of Durban today due to inclement weather has been successfully refloated and remoored alongside.
SCF's New Icebreaker Named Fedor Ushakov
Russia’s PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) currently operates 10 vessels that serve the Sakhalin-2 project, including three oil tankers
Marine Casualty Investigation
In the realm of marine casualty investigations the allocation of blame should be secondary to marine safety.