STX France Hosts Double Event for MSC Newbuilds
Shipbuilder STX France hosted a coin ceremony for MSC Bellissima as well as the cutting of first steel for the MSC Cruises’…
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…
ESPO Supports CO2 Emissions Agreement
Last week, the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement with regard to the CO2 emissions from shipping and…
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.
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…
Philly Shipyard Completes Tanker Series for APT
Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI) has delivered American Pride, the final vessel in a series of four 50,000 dwt product tanker newbuilds for American Petroleum Tankers (APT)…
Bouchard Set to Celebrate a Century
In 2018 one of the U.S. premier vessel owners – Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (BTC) – celebrates its 100th year in business.
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…
Speedcast Launches CrewReach
Speedcast International Limited, provider of reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, announced the release of CrewReach…
Five Requirements for Safe Ops
As I write this article I am flying back to my home base in Canada from the 42nd annual Interferry conference in Split, Croatia.
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…
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