Baltic Index Gains on Stronger Rates for Panamax, Smaller Vessels
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose for second consecutive…
Rolls-Royce, Svitzer Trial Remote Controlled Tug Operations
Earlier this year in Copenhagen Harbor, the 28-meter-long tug Svitzer Hermod berthed alongside the quay, undocked, turned…
Maersk Container Launches Cold Chain Energy Meter
Maersk Container Industry is introducing an energy meter with its Star Cool refrigerated containers. Star Cool refrigerated…
Future USS Gerald R. Ford Underway for Acceptance Trials
The future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departed Naval Station Norfolk for its second set of sea trials, known as acceptance trials (AT) May 24.
SHIPS Act: 355 Ship Navy Gets Legislative Mandate
The push to rebuild the U.S. Navy received a boost today when U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Congressman Rob Wittman…
BIMCO Updates SUPPLYTIME for Offshore Charters
Now in its fourth edition, BIMCO’s best-selling contract has been updated to reflect contemporary shipping practice and legal…
USV Deployed for 22 Days in South China Sea
A Singapore based designer and manufacturer of unmanned surface vessels (USVs) said one of its vehicles was recently deployed…
UN Agencies Commit to Cutting Harmful Fishing Subsidies
As the international community focuses this week on preserving the health of global oceans and seas, the United Nations agencies on agriculture…
US Built Refrigerated Liquefied Gas Carrier Launched
New ATB tank barge will transport up to 22,000 tons of American-made anhydrous ammonia (NH3), a key ingredient in fertilizer U.S.
Autonomous Workboats: The Future is Now
Sea Machines is bringing autonomous self-driving systems to the world of workboats. At an impressive virtual reality demonstration seen late last
An Hour Passed before Japan Authorities were Notified of Fitzgerald Collision
Nearly an hour elapsed before a Philippine-flagged container ship reported a collision with a U.S. warship, the Japanese coastguard said on Monday
Dredging: Digging Deep for a 'WIIN'
In the waning days of 2016, the outlook brightened dramatically for the big U.S. dredging contractors. Just before Congress dispersed for the