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…
Norway Oil Ministry: No Plan to Cut Output
Norway has no plans to cut its oil output, the country's oil and energy ministry said on Tuesday. "The Ministry has a good…
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…
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…
USS Ronald Reagan Departs for Sea Trials
The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), departed Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) May 7.
Spring Restored - Coast Guard Finishes Buoy Operations Early
The U.S. Coast Guard completed operation Spring Restore Tuesday, five days ahead of schedule. Spring Restore involves the re-installment of 1…
Diana Shipping Annouces Time Charter for Bulker Pair
Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Glencore Agriculture B.V.…
Polarcus Amani Delivered to Sovcomflot
A 5.5 year bareboat charter agreement between Polarcus Limited Norwegian subsidiary Polarcus Amani AS and SCF GEO AS (Sovcomflot) has been signed…
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.
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
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