Bureau Veritas Joins Global Industry Alliance
At a ceremony in Singapore Bureau Veritas formally joined the Global Industry Alliance (GIA). The GIA was officially inaugurated on June 29 by IMO Secretary General, Mr Kitack Lim.
Maritime Software: On the Origin of Meaning
The IT sector, like most other industries, is awash with technical jargon, terminology, acronyms and abbreviations that have very specific meanings.
How Deep is the Ocean?
Hydrogaphy, the science of surveying and charting bodies of water, is essential to the safe, sustainable and cost-effective use of the world’s oceans.
Australian Sister Ships Share Final Transit
HMAS Darwin and her younger sister HMAS Melbourne have shared their last moments together, showing the rest of the Navy that…
BP Restores Power at Thunder Horse Platform after Outage
BP restored power at its Thunder Horse platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, according to a statement to Reuters Wednesday. The platform lost power due to an electrical outage Monday.
IUMI: Offshore Energy Insurance Market “Sinking”
At annual IUMI (International Union of Marine Insurance) conference in Tokyo, James McDonald, chairman of IUMI’s Offshore…
Great Lakes/Seaway Iron Ore Trade Rises in August
Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 6.7 million tons in August, an increase of 10.1…
New Electrical Steam Boiler Module for Aoka Mizu FPSO
Parat Halvorsen AS said it recently secured a contract to design and fabricate a complete, turnkey steam boiler module for…
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Maersk Sheds Oil Tanker Division
A.P. Moller-Maersk has agreed a $1.71 billion deal to sell its oil tanker division to its controlling shareholder
Harley Marine Orders Ocean Tugs from Conrad
Louisiana shipbuilder Conrad Shipyard said it has been awarded a contract to build two 3,000HP ocean service tugboats for Seattle’s Harley Marine
Horizon Shipbuilding to 'Reorganize' Amid Insufficient Revenues
Horizon Shipbuilding announced it will reorganize amid revenues insufficient for maintaining normal operations. Lance C.
Indian Navy Evacuates Stranded Tourists from Havelock, Andaman and Nicobar
Tourists stranded in Havelock in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands following the cancellation of ferry service that had developed a defect have been