Canadian Legislation Will Interfere with International Maritime Trade, Says ICS
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing the world’s national shipowners’ associations and 80% of the world merchant fleet…
SCF's New Icebreaker Named Fedor Ushakov
Russia’s PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) currently operates 10 vessels that serve the Sakhalin-2 project, including three oil tankers…
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.
Wreck of WWI German U-boat Sub Found off Belgium
The well-preserved wreck of a World War One German submarine, possibly still containing the bodies of its 23 crew members…
New BWTS for Big Bulk Carriers
U.K.-based ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) manufacturer Coldharbour Marine has launched a new treatment process designed…
MacGregor Bags Equipment Order for German Research Vessel
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply oceanographic winches and Triplex deck handling systems to a…
BP Chairman to Retire
BP has announced that Carl-Henric Svanberg has informed the company’s board of directors of his intention to retire as chairman.
RMI Registry Strengthens Support for Japanese Owners
International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI), which provide administrative and technical support to the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime and Corporate Registries…
Shuttle Tankers - Safe, Flexible, Efficient
Shuttle tankers are an alternative to subsea pipelines. Typically for large water depths. For harsh weather operation the…
Rosneft Orders Ten More Arctic Shuttle Tankers at Zvezda
Rosnefteflot, a subsidiary of Russia’s petroleum company Rosneft, has inked agreements with compatriot Zvezda Shipbuilding…
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…
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