Arctic Research Explores the ‘Roomba’ Approach
The pace and quality of oil spill research in the United States typically ebbs and flows as a function of two, if not three important variables.
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…
Navios Acquires Two Container Vessels
Navios Maritime Containers, a growth vehicle dedicated to the container sector, announced today that it has agreed to acquire two 2009-built 4…
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.
Global Piracy Declines in First Nine Months of 2017
A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according…
Canadian Coast Guard Expands Mapping Capability
Kongsberg Maritime said the Canadian Coast Guard has chosen its high resolution EM 712 multibeam echo sounders for the medium…
US Navy to Christen Submarine South Dakota Today
The Navy will christen its newest attack submarine, the future USS South Dakota (SSN 790), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, Oct.
Wren Completes Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Deal
Liverpool marine fabrication firm Wren Industrial has manufactured and installed a collection of new water-tight and fire…
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…
Daly Joins Sea Machines as COO
Boston-based smart ship technology company Sea Machines Robotics has hired Jim Daly as Chief Operating Officer. Daly was previously Chief Operating Officer and an…
USS Washington Commissioned
The U.S. Navy’s newest Virginia class submarine, USS Washington (SSN 787), was officially commissioned during a ceremony…
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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
The Art of Navigation
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US Shipbuilding: The Road Ahead
Matt Paxton, president of the Shipbuilder’s Council of America, shares with Maritime Reporter & Engineering News his insights on the opportunities
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.