Vard to Build Expedition Ship for Norway industrialist
Vard Holdings, a designers and shipbuilder of specialized vessels, announced that it has secured a contract for the design…
USS Nimitz, USS Shoup and USS Kidd Depart for Deployment
USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Shoup (DDG 86) departed their homeports of Naval Base Kitsap and Naval Station Everett…
MOL-MES Joint Development Next-generation Vessel Monitoring System
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced an agreement with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) to jointly develop next-generation…
Baltic Index Rises as Key Vessel Rates Firm
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Monday on higher…
USS Sterett Arrives in China
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) arrived in Zhanjiang, China, June 12, 2017, for a scheduled port visit.
Austal Wins USD 584.2 million US Navy Contract
Australian shipbuilder Austal has won a $584.2 million contract to build a 14th Littoral Combat Ship for the US Navy, Reuters reported.
Virginia-Class Submarine Indiana Launched
The Virginia-class submarine Indiana (SSN 789) was launched into the James River at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII)…
Frontline Alters Course, Drops DHT Pursuit
CEO: Frontline will continue to expand its fleet; won't pursue M&A now, though consolidation may come later. Oslo-listed…
US Built Refrigerated Liquefied Gas Carrier Launched
New ATB tank barge will transport up to 22,000 tons of American-made anhydrous ammonia (NH3), a key ingredient in fertilizer U.S.
SHIPS Act: 355 Ship Navy Gets Legislative Mandate
The push to rebuild the U.S. Navy received a boost today when U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Va.
Dredging: Digging Deep for a 'WIIN'
In the waning days of 2016, the outlook brightened dramatically for the big U.S. dredging contractors. Just before Congress dispersed for the
Mythbusters Star Visits The Switch
Jamie Hyneman, best known as a co-host on Mythbusters, was recently in Finland to receive an Honorary Doctorate from Lappeenranta University of