US Navy Orders First ‘Flight III’ Destroyer
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) said its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a contract modification to incorporate…
MacGregor, ESL Shipping Pact on Autonomous Crane
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and ESL Shipping Oy, part of Aspo Plc, have agreed to jointly develop and test an autonomous…
Delta Pilots Order Fifth Vessel from Gladding-Hearn
Delta Launch Services, the operating company for the Associated Branch pilots on the SW Pass of the Mississippi, has ordered…
Austal Wins USD 584.2 million US Navy Contract
Australian shipbuilder Austal has won a $584.2 million contract to build a 14th Littoral Combat Ship for the US Navy, Reuters reported.
Melting Sea Ice: A Canary in the Coal Mine
The rapid loss of Arctic sea ice is a sentinel. Most of us will never venture into the Arctic, but it can and does provide…
Faroe Islands Looks to Restart Hunt for Oil and Gas
Oil companies are interested in restarting the hunt for oil and gas in the scarcely explored seas off the Faroe Islands neighbouring the more mature UK North Sea…
How Deep is the Ocean?
Hydrogaphy, the science of surveying and charting bodies of water, is essential to the safe, sustainable and cost-effective use of the world’s oceans.
Eley to Take over as Polarcus CEO
Duncan Eley has been appointed chief executive officer of Oslo listed offshore geophysical services company Polarcus Limited…
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USS Fitzgerald Collision Tracked with AIS Data
In the early hours of June 17, U.S. destroyer the USS Fitzgerald was hit by a containership just off the coast of Shimoda, Japan.
US Warship Stayed on Collision Course despite Warning
A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that
SHIPS Act: 355 Ship Navy Gets Legislative Mandate
The push to rebuild the U.S. Navy received a boost today when U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Va.
Woes Mount for ABG Shipyard
The Indian ministry of defence (MoD) has terminated the contracts with India's ABG Shipyard, which already was out of the race for $2.