Bouchard Set to Celebrate a Century
In 2018 one of the U.S. premier vessel owners – Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (BTC) – celebrates its 100th year in business.
US Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Ralph Johnson
The Navy accepted delivery of future guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) from shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Nov.
Wärtsilä to Power Viking Line Ferry
Wärtsilä will supply the engines, the navigation system and a broad scope of other products and systems for a new luxury…
A Sea Change for Shipbuilding
When it comes to shipbuilding, the numbers are staggering: hundreds of millions of parts in one aircraft carrier. Billions…
Suspected Pirates Apprehended off Somalia
Six suspected pirates were apprehended by the European Union’s antipiracy force off the coast of Somalia. EU NAVFOR Somalia’s flagship…
Denmark Zooms in on Developments in Autonomous Shipping
A conference on autonomous ships hosted by the Danish Maritime Authority zooms in on the potential for using new technology on board ships.
Arctic LNG Carriers Delivered: RS Class
The construction of a series of Arctic LNG carriers under the technical supervision of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping…
Offshore Oil Service Firms Dominate Energy Bankruptcies
Offshore oil drilling and service companies, hurt by the energy industry's shift to lower-cost shale and away from deepwater projects…
Kleven: MoU to Build Diamond Mining Ship
Kleven signed an MoU with De Beers Marine Namibia the Namibian offshore diamond mining company, for the building of an offshore…
DRTC Equips with Modern Simulator
The Djibouti Regional Training Centre (DRTC) has been equipped with a modern computer-based training simulator as part of…
Speedcast Launches CrewReach
Speedcast International Limited, provider of reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, announced the release of CrewReach…
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Australia Names 'Ferry McFerryFace' to Crew's Dismay
Australia “brings a smile” with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke. In the grand tradition of Britain’s Boaty McBoatface
UK Ship Register Signs its First Unmanned Vessel
The UK Ship Register has signed its first ever unmanned vessel to the flag, showing how it is adapting to the changes of the maritime industry.
Inside the World's First LNG Containership Conversion
Going ‘green & lean’ in Germany with the world's first containership converted to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) The world’s first container
ABB Outlines Its Plan for Shipping's Future
“We are living through one of the most exciting periods in the history of the maritime industry,” said Juha Koskela, Managing Director