French Smart Port in Med
The members of the Smart Port steering committee collectively approved a first series of projects that will take advantage…
Catching a Jones Act Seaman’s 'Golden Parachute'
A challenging offshore environment produces a different but equally difficult development. Will you be ready when it comes to your fleet?
Bahri Optimistic of Oil Tanker Market
Bahri, a global leader in transportation and logistics, is very optimistic about the future of the oil tanker market and…
INS Sarvekshak in Joint Hydrographic Survey with Tanzanian Navy
In an initiative to bolster bilateral relations with friendly foreign countries and navies in the Indian ocean region, INS Sarvekshak…
The Challenge of Marine Asset Appraisal
While large shipping asset deals are often financed through the major capital markets, loans for most oilfield service marine…
Transporting Hazardous Substances by Ship
Transporting hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by sea is a vital trade. Chemicals, LPG, LNG and other products are important…
Boskalis Acquires Subsea Survey Firm Gardline
Netherlands based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said it has acquired all shares of the U.K. based Gardline Group, a firm…
Three-Carrier Strike Force Exercise to Commence in Western Pacific
The USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) strike groups will commence a three…
MacGregor Bags Equipment Order for German Research Vessel
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply oceanographic winches and Triplex deck handling systems to a…
OOCL Introduces China Pakistan Express 3
Following its announcement of the China Pakistan Express 2 (CPX2) last week, Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (OOCL)…
New Coating Dispensing System
Sulzer Mixpac USA, Inc. has launched MIXPAC MixCoat Manual, a new member of its cartridge-based two-component dispensing system line.
Top Maritime News
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.
Inside the World's First LNG Containership Conversion
Going ‘green & lean’ in Germany with the world's first containership converted to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) The world’s first container
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
Five Requirements for Safe Ops
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