Sinking of the El Faro Subject of NTSB Meeting
The NTSB is scheduled to meet Dec. 12, 2017, to determine the probable cause of the Oct. 1, 2015, sinking of the U.S. flagged cargo ship El Faro.
Wreckage of USS Ward Found in the Philippines
The U.S. Navy warship that famously fired the first American shot in World War II has been found resting on the seabed in…
IRClass Gets Authorisation from Malta
In yet another demonstration of its growing global recognition, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), a leading classification society…
Norad Backs Marine Environment Protection in Southeast Asia
A new International Maritime Organization (IMO)-Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) environmental project…
INS Kalvari Commissioned into the Indian Navy
The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi commissioned INS Kalvari (S-21), the first of the six Scorpene class submarines…
SolstadFarstad Bags Vessel Contracts
Solstad Farstad ASA (SolstadFarstad) entered a contract for the PSV, Far Solitaire, with Aker BP for a period of three months…
China's LNG Woes Boost Coal, But for How Long?
A sure sign that China is struggling with its planned switch to natural gas from coal for winter heating is the spot price…
All-Women Crew Tarini Enters Lyttelton
India's INSV Tarini entered Lyttelton port (New Zealand) on 29 Nov 2017, during it’s maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe.
Christophe de Margerie Moves 1st Yamal LNG Cargo
On 8 December 2017, the icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie completed her first loading at the Port of Sabetta…
Eco-Business Launches The EB Circle
Eco-Business, Asia Pacific’s leading media organisation dedicated to reporting on sustainable development, has unveiled a…
Seadrill Bondholders Propose Alternative Debt Restructuring
An unofficial committee of Seadrill's unsecured bondholders has submitted a binding alternative proposal for the company's restructuring…
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Overconfidence, Poor Training Sank El Faro: NTSB Report
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World’s Largest Crane Vessel under Development
Holding OOS International Group B.V. said it is working with China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMIH) to design and build what will be the world’s
South Korea Jails Former Hanjin Shipping Chairwoman
The former chairwoman Choi Eun-young (55) of the now-defunct Hanjin Shipping was jailed 18 months for insider trading, reports Yonhap.