Meyer Werft Lays Keel of Norwegian Bliss
A keel laying ceremony was held for Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) new cruise ship Norwegian Bliss at the shipbuilder Meyer…
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).
862 Vessels Scrapped in 2016 -Report
Each year the NGO Shipbreaking Platform collects data and publishes an annual list of ships dismantled world-wide. Of the…
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.
Piracy Comes Back in Somalia
Piracy in Somalia is making a comeback and the Gulf of Guinea remains the world’s most active hotspot for crew kidnappings…
Greece Tops World's Worst Shipping Nation
NGO Shipbreaking Platform Annual Report 2016 listed Greece as number one in World's Worst Shipping Nation followed by China.
BOURBON to Install Mooring for Floating Wind Turbine
French offshore marine services company BOURBON said it has been awarded a contract for the mooring installation of the first floating wind turbine in France at…
Hazard Map to Supplement 'Capt.'s DOSCA'
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will add a hazard map to the Captain's Dynamic Operation System for Counter planning and Analysis (Capt.'s DOSCA)…
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 delivering its agency
The New Offshore Reality
As a mix of traditional heavyweights and start-ups fight to keep Norway’s offshore industry afloat, collectively they assess Swedbank’s chief
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