Sir Michael Bibby New President of UK Chamber of Shipping
Sir Michael Bibby was elected President of the UK Chamber of Shipping at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting in London.
Forhaug Steps in as CEO at MMT
Marine surveying company MMT has appointed Peter Forhaug as acting CEO from January 1, 2018 while the Sweden based firm conducts…
San Francisco Orders a New Fire Boat
California boat builder Moose Boats said it was awarded a contract from the San Francisco Fire Department for the construction…
Schlumberger, Subsea 7 Mull Oil Services JV
Schlumberger, the world's largest oilfield services firm, and smaller peer Subsea 7 said on Friday they were entering exclusive…
Kuwait Oil Tanker Signs Financing Deal for 8 Tankers
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) said on Thursday it had signed a 140 million dinar ($467 million) financing deal with three…
50th Meeting of European Maritime Safety Agency
The Administrative Board of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) finished up its 50th meeting held in Lisbon. As newly…
Cohort Companies to Deliver Maritime Defense Technologies
Cohort plc companies MASS and SEA have been selected to form part of a new UK Ministry of Defense maritime research and development…
USS Colorado Commissioned
Colorado is the first submarine to bear the name and third vessel to be named for the state and was brought to life by her sponsor…
Wärtsilä acquires Transas
Wärtsilä announced today that it has acquired Transas, an innovative, digital solutions provider headquartered in the UK.
Exxon Mobil buys LNG to Chill Papua New Guinea Project
ExxonMobil Corp has bought a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to keep its Papua New Guinea plant cold after a powerful earthquake…
Prysmian to Order Cable Layer Newbuild
Prysmian Group announced it will invest more than €170 million ($210.3 million) in a new cable laying vessel to be delivered by the second quarter of 2020. The group…
Top Maritime News
Another Maersk Containership Catches Fire
U.S. flagged containership Maersk Kensington reported a fire in a cargo hold while en route from Salalah, Oman toward Suez.
Aircraft Carrier USS Nimitz Enters Drydock
U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) entered dry dock at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility
Seatrade Convicted for Scrapping Ships on Indian Beach
The Dutch shipping company Seatrade and two of its directors were found guilty by a Dutch court on Thursday of illegally sailing ships to India to
Emissions Regulations: 'It's Not Easy Being Green'
Nor is it getting any easier to understand when, how and why to comply. Whether your marine operation is a major corporation or a family “mom and