Financial Support for Polar Code
International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s work to protect the polar environment and the safety of seafarers and passengers…
PTA Raises Saudi Flag on Bahri's Fifth VLCC
The Public Transport Authority (PTA) has raised the Saudi flag on Shaden, a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) owned and operated by Bahri…
Frontline Posts Q3 Loss as Tanker Rates Hit 4-year Low
Frontline q3 net loss $24.1 million. The current crude oil tanker rate environment does not presently reflect that strong demand.
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…
GPA Approves Savannah Port Expansion
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has approved the rail and gate expansion projects that will significantly boost capacity…
American Maritime for Puerto Rico Recovery
The American Maritime Partnership – the voice of the domestic maritime industry – today issued the following statement to…
Iconic USS Ranger Dismantled
A two-year project to dismantle and recycle the decommissioned U.S. Navy vessel USS Ranger (CV-61) has recently concluded.
Frontline Calls for Consolidation among Oil Tanker Firms
The global market for crude oil tankers remains too fragmented and needs consolidation among owners, one of the industry's…
Heidmar Names New CEO
Norwalk-headquartered tanker operator Heidmar has appointed James Pippard as its new Chief Executive Officer. James will…
How Augmented Reality Technology Could Transform Shipping
Augmented Reality (AR) is predicted to be the next technology game-changer to improve business processes and employee performance…
Deal for Floating LNG Powerplant in China
As the proliferation of LNG use spreads rapidly in the maritime and energy sectors, word from China is that Wison Offshore & Marine has signed an MoU with Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group…
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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.