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…
SUNY Maritime College to Host LNG Conference
As demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) grows, so does the need for LNG carriers. Many shipping companies in recent years…
BBC Chartering, Jumbo Shipping Team Up in Global Project Alliance
Two market leaders in their respective fields, Jumbo and BBC Chartering have agreed to an exclusive strategic co-operation…
St. Lawrence Seaway Cargo Volumes Buoyant
As marine shipping continues to support the growth of the Canadian and U.S. economies, St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments…
MOL Names Newbuilding LNG Carrier 'Energy Liberty'
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced that on October 16, a naming ceremony for a newbuilding LNG carrier, jointly owned…
US Charters Cruise Ship to House Hurricane Relief Workers
The U.S. government has chartered another commercial cruise liner to serve as a floating hotel for relief workers in the U.S.
Canadian Coast Guard Expands Mapping Capability
Kongsberg Maritime said the Canadian Coast Guard has chosen its high resolution EM 712 multibeam echo sounders for the medium…
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…
Taking the Guesswork out of Navigating Tropical Cyclones
StormGeo's shipping division (formerly AWT), a provider of fleet optimization services, fleet performance and onboard voyage management software, has introduced…
Tropical Depression 17 Forms over Eastern Atlantic: NHC
Tropical Depression 17 has formed over the Eastern Atlantic and is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm later on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
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…
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Inside the USS Gerald R. Ford
President Donald Trump addressed the more than 10,000 people attending the ceremony where the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R.
Rigdon Named Interim CEO at Tidewater
Larry T. Rigdon will serve as interim president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tidewater Inc. while a search committee seeks a permanent
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
Metal Shark Delivers Potomac Riverboat Passenger Vessels
The first two passenger vessels built by Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark for Entertainment Cruises’ Potomac Riverboat Company division have