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.
Worldwide Implementation of Maritime Search and Rescue
International search and rescue plans are crucial, so that, no matter where an accident occurs, the rescue of persons in…
UK Ship Register Signs its First Unmanned Vessel
The UK Ship Register has signed its first ever unmanned vessel to the flag, showing how it is adapting to the changes of the maritime industry.
Liberian Registry, ICS Challenge Brazilian Court Ruling
The Liberian Registry, in cooperation with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has succeeded in helping the holder…
Voices: Howard Fireman, SVP & CTO, ABS
As industry increasingly evolves on the digital transformation path, inevitably the focus turns to the move toward cloud computing.
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…
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…
Parker Kittiwake Launches ATR Analyzer
Parker Kittiwake launched the Parker Kittiwake Attenuated Total Reflection (ATR) analyzer, which the company says represents…
New Grease Extends Life, Lowers Temp of Tugboat Shaft Bearings
How does a tugboat operator with over 26 vessels used in docking, escort, ocean towing and articulated barge service get…
Antwerp Port Acquires NMP
Antwerp Port Authority is to acquire Nationale Maatschappij der Pijpleidingen (NMP) from its current shareholders Ackermans…
Panama Maritime Authority Authorizes Turk Loydu
Turk Loydu has been authorized by Panama Maritime Authority, the world’s leading maritime administration, to conduct survey…
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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.
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