USS Fitzgerald Collision Tracked with AIS Data
In the early hours of June 17, U.S. destroyer the USS Fitzgerald was hit by a containership just off the coast of Shimoda, Japan.
How Deep is the Ocean?
Hydrogaphy, the science of surveying and charting bodies of water, is essential to the safe, sustainable and cost-effective use of the world’s oceans.
MTG Unveils Its Latest Dredging Equipment
MTG has introduced its latest solutions for the dredging market at the Dredging Summit & Expo’17 in Vancouver from June 26-29.
One Missing from Sunken Oil Tanker off Yemen
One mariner remains missing after 13 of 14 crewmembers were recovered from the sea following the sinking of their oil tanker in severe weather conditions 240 miles off the coast of Yemen.
Dora Could Reach Hurricane Strength Today
Tropical Storm Dora, located off the western coast of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean, is strengthening quickly and is expected to become a hurricane on Monday, the U.S.
US Coast Guard Shipwreck Found – 100 Years Later
The shipwreck remains of a historic U.S. Coast Guard cutter have been discovered off of Southern California 100 years after…
Multipurpose Shipping Looks Bullish
Many key drivers for dry cargo demand have reported a significant uptick in 2017, resulting in improving conditions for all…
Austal Wins USD 584.2 million US Navy Contract
Australian shipbuilder Austal has won a $584.2 million contract to build a 14th Littoral Combat Ship for the US Navy, Reuters reported.
Top Maritime News
SHIPS Act: 355 Ship Navy Gets Legislative Mandate
The push to rebuild the U.S. Navy received a boost today when U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Va.
Metal Shark Wins $54 Mln US Navy Contract
Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has been awarded a contract worth up to $54 million from the U.S.
Faststream Opens New Global Headquarters
Faststream Recruitment founder and CEO Mark Charman launched the group’s new global headquarters in Southampton alongside Guy Patten, CEO of the U.K.
Vane Brothers’ New Tug Christened
The newest Vane Brothers tugboat, the New York, was christened during a brief ceremony June 12 at St. Johns Ship Building in Palatka