November 27, 2014 8:00 AM ET
The race is on in global maritime circles to be the “world’s first” in every aspect of environmental friendliness, particularly in regards to the incorporation of LNG as fuel onboard commercial ships.
There was yet another “world first” today in South
November 27, 2014 7:52 AM ET
A new series of six Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels to be built at the Kleven Verft AS in Norway for the Danish based Maersk Supply Service A/S - part of the A. P. Møller-Mærsk Group, will feature fully integrated solutions from Wärtsilä. There
November 27, 2014 7:38 AM ET
The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a crabber reported overdue near Anacortes, Wednesday.
Dean Harvey, 48, of Bremerton, remains missing. Search crews spent 24 hours completing a total of 24 searches that covered a 909 square mile area with no signs of Harvey.
November 27, 2014 7:30 AM ET
The M/V "MANSOUR M" with IMO number 7600586 has been banned for the 3rd time after subsequent detentions after the second refusal of access order in the Paris MoU region.
The ship was detained on 31 October 2014 in the anchorage of Rhodes (Greece)
November 27, 2014 7:28 AM ET
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed development of the "Sayaringo STaGE," a next-generation LNG (liquefied natural gas) carrier. The Sayaringo STaGE was developed as a successor to the "Sayaendo1," the company's highly acclaimed
November 27, 2014 7:24 AM ET
Drillsearch Energy Limited announced a new wet gas discovery on the Western Cooper Wet Gas Fairway of the Cooper Basin.
The Varanus South-1 well in PEL 513 (Drillsearch 40% and Santos 60% and Operator) is the first well to be drilled by Santos and
November 27, 2014 7:19 AM ET
Moscow hosted today a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Taner Yildiz, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Turkey.
The meeting addressed the issues of strategic partnership,
November 27, 2014 7:16 AM ET
Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet, Combined Maritime Forces, Vice Adm. John. W. Miller, recognized the accomplishments of three special-needs sailors from the Kuwaiti ship, Journey of Hope, during a port visit in Bahrain, Nov.
November 27, 2014 7:14 AM ET
Woodside, as Operator of the North West Shelf (NWS) Project, advises that the NWS Project
participants have approved the Persephone Project off the north-west coast of Australia.
The Persephone Project is the third major gas development for the NWS Project in the past six years,
November 27, 2014 7:11 AM ET
NYK welcomed about 60 environmental supervisors from 47 NYK Group companies to the group’s annual Environmental Management Conference in Tokyo. NYK holds this conference with NYK Group companies to share information on environmental practices and
November 26, 2014 3:01 PM ET
Classification society ClassNK has granted approval to the design of the new 28AHX-DF dual-fuel engine developed by Niigata Power Systems Co., Ltd. The new engine is slated to be used as the main engine on a new LNG-fuelled tugboat being built by Keihin Dock Co.
November 26, 2014 2:54 PM ET
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a deck equipment contract from New Times Shipyard in China for Intership Navigation Co Ltd.'s three new 36,500 dwt laker-class bulk carriers. The vessels will each feature an optimized MacGregor cargo-handling
November 26, 2014 2:27 PM ET
W&O, a global supplier to the marine and upstream oil and gas markets for pipe, valves and fittings, valve automation and engineered solutions, has partnered with LESER in an exclusive distribution agreement to bring its safety relief valves to the United States maritime industry.
November 26, 2014 2:21 PM ET
Fednav Limited held a reception on board one of its vessels, the Federal Mayumi, at the Port of Cleveland yesterday to celebrate a trio of anniversaries: the 70th year since the founding of the company, 55 years of continuous general cargo liner service
November 26, 2014 2:05 PM ET
Technology and dynamic mission profiles have driven change in the defense industry, Hydro Group Plc Managing Director Doug Whyte, explores the changing paradigm of submarine programs, an evolving market he has experienced first-hand, with over 30 years
November 26, 2014 1:31 PM ET
Insurance underwriters of diversified maritime exposures see a wide variety of approaches taken by vessel operators to manage human error to control risk. They have found through experience that the majority of hull and liability claims can be traced
November 26, 2014 1:24 PM ET
More so than many other fields of business, the maritime industry is focused on cost, which in turn gives the appearance of being conservative towards technology. Of course, we have magnificently technical ships operating with equipment that wouldn’t look out of place in a NASA lab,
November 26, 2014 12:38 PM ET
Karl Senner, LLC (KS) has reached a new strategic representation agreement with Electronic Power Design (EPD).
Karl Senner, LLC now represents EPD in the United States marine and offshore Markets. The distribution agreement will allow KS to offer electrical automation,
November 26, 2014 12:26 PM ET
OW Tanker, a unit of bankrupt OW Bunker and owner of its marine fuel supply ships, has been taken over by a newly-created company, the fleet manager told Reuters on Wednesday.
Henrik Pedersen said the takeover by Alba Tanker ApS, which has the trustees of the bankrupt company on its board,
November 26, 2014 11:44 AM ET
Seacor Marine is building ever larger and more powerful mono-hull crew/supply boats. The first of these to be delivered is the 202x34-foot Alex F. McCall with some very impressive statistics.
With a length between perpendiculars of 186 feet and a