Royal IHC Launches TSHD Newbuild
A new multipurpose 5,450m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) was officially named and launched during a ceremony on…
NEXT GENERATION Marine Power & Propulsion Conference
The NEXT GENERATION Marine Power & Propulsion Conference is being held at the Grand Harbour, Southampton on April 18 and 19, 2018.
State of the US Passenger Vessel Industry
PVA president Jeff Whitaker in December weighed in on his year as head of the nation’s passenger vessel advocacy group, where we are headed next…
Tech File: Propelling Hybrid Electric Solutions
Growing interest in hybrid-electric power systems is expanding the search for new propulsion and energy-storage systems in the workboat sector…
Minimizing the Transfer of Invasive Aquatic Species
Shipowners should take action to reduce the impact of invasive aquatic species (IAS) carried by hull biofouling. The UK P&I…
Date Set for Fifth Iridium NEXT Launch
Iridium Communications Inc. announced that the fifth Iridium NEXT launch has been targeted by SpaceX for March 18, 2018 at 8:19 a.m. PDT from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Unpaid Seafarers Stranded in Durban
A group of seafarers are stuck in the port of Durban, South Africa after their vessel was detained for non-payment of wages.
Diana Containerships Sells Two Post-Panamax Container Vessels
Greece-based global shipping company Diana Containerships announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the m/v March and the m/v Great…
Langh Tech Debuts New Water Treatment Systems
Langh Tech’s new generation of water treatment systems has been launched with upgraded membrane technology to increase water cleaning capacity.
Gail India Seeks to Shed 24 U.S. LNG Cargoes
Gail India launches tender to sell 24 liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes from the Cove Point export facility in the United States in 2019-2020…
Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia sign MOU for Joint Hydrographic Survey
To demonstrate multilateral cooperation between littoral states and stakeholders to improve navigational safety in the Straits…
Top Maritime News
Ex-US Navy Officers Face Negligent Homicide Charges over Ship Collisions
The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face courts-martial and military
Pirates Release Tanker and Crew in Gulf of Guinea
Product tanker MT Barrett has been released and all crew are safe following a six-day piracy incident in the Gulf of Guinea, U.K.
Casino Boat Catches Fire off Florida Coast, 15 Injured
At least 15 people were injured when a fire engulfed a boat off the coast of Florida on Sunday, causing the 50 people aboard to jump into the Gulf
U.S.-bound LNG Tanker with Russian LNG Diverted
A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker probably carrying some supply from a Russian export project has been diverted from the United States