Arab Women in Maritime Association Launched
A ground breaking event took place in Alexandria, Egypt (15-19 October) when 30 women from nine Arab countries officially…
Wärtsilä Inks Maintenance Deal with GasLog
Wärtsilä said it has signed an engine maintenance agreement with Monaco-based GasLog LNG Services, covering eight LNG carriers…
Tropical Depression 17 Forms over Eastern Atlantic: NHC
Tropical Depression 17 has formed over the Eastern Atlantic and is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm later on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
Spotlight on Maritime Security at Mexico Workshop
Mexican port security officials have undergone training on complying with International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s International…
FPSOs: New Storage Tank Explosion Frequencies
The fatal explosion in the pump room on the Brazilian FPSO Cidade de São Mateus in February 2015, demonstrated the potential…
Scorpio Gets Financing for Kamsarmax Vessel in Japan
Scorpio Bulkers Inc announced that it has entered into a financing transaction in respect of one of the Company’s Kamsarmax…
John Deere Rolls Out Trio of Marine Engines
John Deere Power Systems has expanded its lineup with three new marine engines available for order from early 2018. The new…
U.S. Insured Losses from Hurricane Nate around $500 mln
Insured losses in the United States from Hurricane Nate will be close to $500 million, catastrophe modelling company Karen Clark & Company (KCC) said on Monday. The U.S.
SUNY Maritime College to Host LNG Conference
As demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) grows, so does the need for LNG carriers. Many shipping companies in recent years…
Canadian Legislation Will Interfere with International Maritime Trade, Says ICS
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing the world’s national shipowners’ associations and 80% of the world merchant fleet…
BP Chairman to Retire
BP has announced that Carl-Henric Svanberg has informed the company’s board of directors of his intention to retire as chairman.
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Rigdon Named Interim CEO at Tidewater
Larry T. Rigdon will serve as interim president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tidewater Inc. while a search committee seeks a permanent
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US Shipbuilding: The Road Ahead
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US Charters Cruise Ship to House Hurricane Relief Workers
The U.S. government has chartered another commercial cruise liner to serve as a floating hotel for relief workers in the U.S.