New UK Sub Completes its First Dive
The U.K. Royal Navy’s fourth Astute class submarine, Audacious, has completed its first ever dive, marking a milestone on…
US Navy to Commission Littoral Combat Ship Omaha
The United States Navy will commission its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Omaha (LCS 12), during a 10 a.m.
Philippines' Duterte Green Lights China's Sea Research
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte personally made a decision to let China conduct scientific research off the Philippines’ Pacific coast…
Hydrographic Survey Vessel Converted for Autonomous Ops
ASV Global said it has converted a 26ft hydrographic survey launch to enable it to operate autonomously using the ASView control system…
Petrobras Extends DOF Deal
Norwegian shipping company DOF has been awarded an extension of a contract for one of its anchor handlers working in Brazil.
Interferry Main Event Heading Back to Australia
Global trade association Interferry has chosen Hobart, Tasmania, as the venue for its 45th annual conference in October 2020…
ClassNK Updates PrimeShip-HULL Software
ClassNK has just released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.5.0.0, developed in response to the IACS Common Structural…
P&I Clubs Strong But Pricing Under Pressure
Balance sheets of clubs operating in the marine protection and indemnity (P&I) sector are generally strong, bolstered by…
Fincantieri Launches FREMM Frigate ITS Antonio Marceglia
Italian shipbuilder, Fincantieri has launched the FREMM Frigate, ITS Antonio Marceglia for the Italian Navy, during a ceremony…
Stena Drilling Signs Contract with Nexen Petroleum
Offshore driller Stena Drilling has signed a contract with Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited for the Stena Spey drilling rig.
Tech File: New Cylinder Pressure Sensor Helps Optimize Large Engines
The shipping sector is constantly striving to optimize the efficiency of large engines. This endeavor calls for new approaches…
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Telford Offshore: A New Offshore Services Provider
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Vigor Adds $20 Mln Drydock
Vigor built on its ongoing investments in critical infrastructure in the Puget Sound in 2017 with the $20 million investment in another drydock.