North Korea Launches Ferry Service to Russia
North Korea launched a ferry service to the Russian city of Vladivostok on Wednesday to develop links and boost economic cooperation…
IBIA Backs ICS, IMO Proposals on CO2 Emissions
Pressure is growing on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to deliver specific commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Scorpio Tankers Merges with Navig8 Product Tankers
Scorpio Tankers has entered into definitive agreements to merge with Navig8 Product Tankers and acquire Navig8’s 27 operating product tankers.
Eley to Take over as Polarcus CEO
Duncan Eley has been appointed chief executive officer of Oslo listed offshore geophysical services company Polarcus Limited…
ICS on CO2 Reduction Objectives
Members of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), including the UK Chamber, met last week in Istanbul, where they agreed…
With New Project, BP Breathes Life into North Sea
BP has started production at an oilfield in the North Sea after a $5.7 billion redevelopment, one of the largest such projects there in recent years that will breathe…
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.
Kraken Robotik Imaging System for AWI
Kraken Sonar Inc. subsidiary Kraken Robotik GmbH in Bremen, Germany has been awarded a contract to design and build a 6,000m rated 3D laser/optical imaging system for the Alfred Wegener Institute…
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