China's First Home-built Carrier to Start Sea Trials
China first domestically developed aircraft carrier looks set to begin sea trials after pictures appeared on the Chinese internet on Monday of it leaving its dock in the northeastern port of Dalian.
Liebherr´s New Floating Crane Goes to Market
The latest four rope grab crane development of Liebherr´s floating crane segment is going to be installed on a converted handymax bulk carrier (45…
GE to Trial World’s Largest Wind Turbine in UK
U.S. conglomerate General Electric will test the world's largest wind turbine in a facility in northeast England, it said on Tuesday.
ASV Global, BMT Team-up for Autonomous Navigation Project
ASV Global (ASV) is leading a new £1.2 million research project in partnership with BMT to enhance the safety and reliability…
US Navy to Commission Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Portland
The Navy will commission its newest amphibious transport dock, the future USS Portland (LPD 27), during a 10 a.m. PDT ceremony Saturday…
Norwegian Bliss Delivered in Germany
Norwegian Cruise Line has taken delivery of the 168,028-gross-ton cruise ship Norwegian Bliss from shipbuilder Meyer Werft…
20,000 TEU Cosco Shipping Gemini Delivered
The 20,000 TEU containership Cosco Shipping Gemini was officially named and delivered. The vessel was built by the Chinese…
Golar LNG Enters Preliminary Deal for BP FLNG
Golar LNG Limited announced it has entered into a Preliminary Agreement and exchanged Heads of Terms (HoT) for an FLNG vessel for phase 1A of the Greater Tortue / Ahmeyin field…
Japan: An LNG Bunkering Hub?
New study examines Japanese government strategy for creating infrastructure for environmentally-friendly ship fuel.A new…
Fincantieri Delivers Italian Naval Frigate
The frigate Federico Martinengo was delivered to the Italian Navy at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia. The ship…
Euronav Freight Rates Sag in Challenging Market Conditions
Belgian tanker operator Euronav's average spot rates for its very large crude carriers (VLCCs) fell 53.8 percent to $18,725…
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Star Bulk Carriers Acquires 16 Vessels
Star Bulk Carriers Corp announced that it has agreed to acquire 16 vessels from entities affiliated with Augustea Atlantica SpA and York Capital
Diana Shipping TC for m/v Arethusa with Glencore
Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Glencore Agriculture B.V.
IMarEST CEO David Loosley Appointed to Government Maritime Panel
Working in partnership with industry, the government aims to challenge the sector to think about what it will look like in 2050.
Rotterdam to Construct Tide Pools Along Calandkanaal
The Port of Rotterdam Authority will be constructing 16 tide pools along the north side of Calandkanaal. These pools will be realised by embedding