Tanker Spills Oil in Louisiana
A Dutch flagged product tanker has reportedly discharged 2,600 gallons of heavy fuel oil into the Mississippi River near Norco, La., Monday.
Van Oord LNG Fueled Crane Vessel Named
With a two-day event on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbour in Werkendam, Van Oord will launch its first LNG-powered vessel: the Werkendam.
UN Body Adopts Climate Change Strategy for Shipping
Nations meeting at the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London have adopted an initial strategy…
Intercargo Welcomes IMO's Initial Strategy to Cut GHG
Intercargo welcomes the landmark initial strategy for the reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) from ships adopted by IMO. "We…
US Questions COSCO's Long Beach Terminal Takeover
A U.S. national security review has raised concerns about a takeover by China's COSCO Shipping Holdings Co of a large container…
New Members Join NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Advisory Panel
NOAA acting administrator retired Navy Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet, Ph.D., has appointed three new members to the Hydrographic Services Review Panel…
Maritime UK Mulls Increased Commonwealth Trade
Alderman The Lord Mountevans, Maritime UK Vice Chair, called for increased trade between UK and Commonwealth countries at…
Maersk Honam in Jebel Ali Port
The Maersk liner vessel Maersk Honam, which was hit by a serious fire on 6 March, will reach anchorage outside the Jebel…
ICS Cheers 'Paris Agreement for Shipping'
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has welcomed the high level strategy for the further reduction of shipping’s…
USNS Mercy Arrives in Malaysia
U.S. and partner nation personnel participating in Pacific Partnership 2018 aboard the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19)…
Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Departs on Deployment
The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) departed Naval Station Norfolk, April 11, for a regularly scheduled deployment.
Top Maritime News
20,000 TEU Cosco Shipping Gemini Delivered
The 20,000 TEU containership Cosco Shipping Gemini was officially named and delivered. The vessel was built by the Chinese shipyard Dalian
Star Bulk Carriers Acquires 16 Vessels
Star Bulk Carriers Corp announced that it has agreed to acquire 16 vessels from entities affiliated with Augustea Atlantica SpA and York Capital
IMarEST CEO David Loosley Appointed to Government Maritime Panel
Working in partnership with industry, the government aims to challenge the sector to think about what it will look like in 2050.
Diana Shipping TC for m/v Arethusa with Glencore
Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Glencore Agriculture B.V.