A Sea Change for Shipbuilding
When it comes to shipbuilding, the numbers are staggering: hundreds of millions of parts in one aircraft carrier. Billions…
European Ports Welcome a Stronger CEF Budget
The Transport Committee (TRAN) of the European Parliament voted its opinion on the Multi-Annual financial Framework after 2020 (Marinescu report).
Huon’s Tassie Homecoming
HMAS Huon capped off a South West Pacific deployment recently with the final of six port visits to Hobart, Tasmania, and…
OOCL Scandinavia Unveiled
In Orient Overseas (International) Ltd (OOCL)’s series of six ‘G Class’ containerships on order at the Samsung Heavy Industry (SHI) shipyard…
Offshore Oil Service Firms Dominate Energy Bankruptcies
Offshore oil drilling and service companies, hurt by the energy industry's shift to lower-cost shale and away from deepwater projects…
Heidmar Names New CEO
Norwalk-headquartered tanker operator Heidmar has appointed James Pippard as its new Chief Executive Officer. James will…
LNG Market Outlook by Flex LNG
The LNG shipping market tightened throughout the third quarter, and rates increased sharply in October following gradual increases since May.
Cananda Chamber of Shipping on Anchorage Operations
The Chamber of Shipping welcomes the federal government’s announcement of details concerning the review and modernization…
GulfMark Sails Out of Bankruptcy
GulfMark Offshore, Inc. said it has completed its financial restructuring plan and emerged from bankruptcy protection under chapter 11 of the U.S.
Connectivity for Brown Water Operations
Growing options emerge for ever-increasing data and Comms demand. In the United States alone, 625 million tons of cargo is…
International Ship Repair Facility at Cochin Shipyard
The Minister of Shipping in India, Nitin Gadkari has said that Cochin is all set to become a global ship repair hub. He was speaking at Cochin…
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Crowley in Command
Tom Crowley has become the face of the U.S. maritime industry, steadily building his transport and logistics company into a formidable goliath.
US Warship Damaged in Collision with Tug off Japan
A U.S. guided-missile destroyer, USS Benfold, sustained slight damage when a Japanese tug drifted into it during a towing exercise off central Japan
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A safety culture starts with the CEO As I write this article I am flying back to my home base in Canada from the 42nd annual Interferry conference
Cruise Ships & Environmental Risk: ‘No Silver Bullet’
LONDON - “Sustainability is core to the cruise industry; but there is no silver bullet or one solution to fit all.