Growth in Merchant Ships Rescuing Migrants: ECSA
European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA)'s Maritime Security Working Group recently had an exchange of views with…
California Pushes Ahead on Ballast Water Compliance
We are quickly approaching September 8, 2017, the date when the International Ballast Water Convention will enter into force…
NMTP Training in Antigua and Barbuda
A three-day National Maritime Transport Policy (NMTP) workshop has been held in St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda (16-18 May).
Signs of Recovery Seen in Asian MR Market
A new lease of life has been breathed into the ailing Medium Range (MR) tanker market in Asia. The MR market has been mired…
NYK Introduces New Navigation Support Tool
Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), the Monohakobi Technology Institute and Japan Radio have jointly developed a support…
Acquisitions to Yield Better Results for Hoegh LNG
Hoegh LNG Partners closed the acquisition of 51% interest in Höegh LNG Colombia Holding, the owner of the entities that own…
Wilhelmsen Drone Project Takes Off
Marking a seismic shift in just how ships agents can support their customers, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) will soon be…
Future USS Gerald R. Ford Underway for Acceptance Trials
The future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departed Naval Station Norfolk for its second set of sea trials, known as acceptance trials (AT) May 24.
Fincantieri Buys Majority Stake in STX France
Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri S.p.A. said it has signed a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of 66.
Shipbuilders Council Names McCreary Chairman
Shipbuilders Council of America names Richard McCreary as new chairman; honors Sen. Cochran and Rep. Hunter At its annual spring meeting in
Vancouver: Maritime’s New Home Address
The Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC) is on a mission to grow the city and port into one of the world’s premiere maritime centers.
Subchapter M Survey Reports
The advent of the subchapter M towboat rules – even though the bulk of the rules don’t come into effect until July of 2018 – requires a close look