MARAD Funding Available for Small Shipyards
The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has made available nearly $10 million in grant funding for improvements to small shipyards.
New Fast Displacement Yacht is First with Hybrid Propulsion
A new motoryacht built by built by the Netherlands’ Heesen Yachts is the world’s first Fast Displacement equipped with hybrid propulsion.
California Pushes Ahead on Ballast Water Compliance
We are quickly approaching September 8, 2017, the date when the International Ballast Water Convention will enter into force…
Baltic Index Falls to Lowest Since Early March
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, on Thursday fell to…
Gulf Petrochem Sets Up Russian & Baltic Trading Desk
Gulf Petrochem Group (GP) has further strengthened its European bunkering division by establishing a Russian and Baltic trading…
Growth in Merchant Ships Rescuing Migrants: ECSA
European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA)'s Maritime Security Working Group recently had an exchange of views with…
Seadrill Names Dibowitz CEO
Oslo-listed rig firm Seadrill named a new chief executive from within its own ranks on Wednesday and said its talks to restructure…
Kongsberg Maritime, SES Form Strategic Alliance
Kongsberg Maritime Inc., the North American division of Norway headquartered marine and offshore technology company Kongsberg Maritime…
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
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
Vancouver: Maritime’s New Home Address
The Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC) is on a mission to grow the city and port into one of the world’s premiere maritime centers.