Five Requirements for Safe Ops
As I write this article I am flying back to my home base in Canada from the 42nd annual Interferry conference in Split, Croatia.
Deal for Floating LNG Powerplant in China
As the proliferation of LNG use spreads rapidly in the maritime and energy sectors, word from China is that Wison Offshore & Marine has signed an MoU with Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group…
Boskalis Acquires Subsea Survey Firm Gardline
Netherlands based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said it has acquired all shares of the U.K. based Gardline Group, a firm…
USS Donald Cook Departs Aksaz, Turkey
The Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed Aksaz, Turkey, Nov. 9 after conducting…
Daly Joins Sea Machines as COO
Boston-based smart ship technology company Sea Machines Robotics has hired Jim Daly as Chief Operating Officer. Daly was previously Chief Operating Officer and an…
MacGregor Bags Equipment Order for German Research Vessel
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply oceanographic winches and Triplex deck handling systems to a…
GPA Approves Savannah Port Expansion
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has approved the rail and gate expansion projects that will significantly boost capacity…
Speedcast, SRH Marine Pact for Maritime Solutions
Speedcast International, provider of reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, today announced a strategic…
Huon’s Tassie Homecoming
HMAS Huon capped off a South West Pacific deployment recently with the final of six port visits to Hobart, Tasmania, and…
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.
Marine Fuels: Unmasking Gas
A primer on the way forward for alternative fuels for marine propulsion. By now, many of us have been passed by a garbage truck…
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