IMO Workshops on Fouling
Biofouling – the build-up of aquatic organisms on a ship’s underwater hull and structures – was again on the agenda at the latest in a series of International Maritime Organization (IMO) workshops.
Intelligent Self-sufficient Systems for Powerful Drive Tasks
New from Bosch Rexroth are standalone axes with identical servo-drives for actuators with mechanical or hydraulic force transmission…
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).
North Korea's New Ferry Service Makes First Trip to Russia
A new ferry line between isolated North Korea and its neighbour Russia docked for the first time at the Russian Pacific port of Vladivostok on Thursday. The ferry's…
Pacific’s Wild Weather Challanges in Search
The Pacific’s wild weather and vast distances make it a challenging location for search and rescue, said Keith Manch, Director Maritime New Zealand…
Samsung Heavy Bags Order for 2 LNG Carriers
South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won a $100 million order to build two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers for Korea Line…
OP/Ed: CVIDA Good for Environment & Economy
I think it safe to say everyone agrees the discharge of ballast water has introduced non-native species to ports and harbors…
Managing Oil Spills
International experts have been sharing experiences, new technologies and scientific advancements relating to oil spill response…
NYC's New Ferries Take to the Water
The first vessel in the new NYC Ferry’s fleet has been christened Lunch Box, following a naming competition held amongst New York school students.
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.
Skangas Names LNG Bunker Supply Ship Coralius
Coralius, the first European built LNG bunker and distribution vessel was named Monday, May 22, by Johanna Lamminen