April 16, 2014 9:24 AM ET
U.S. Coast Guard crewmembers are responding to a report of a fuel spill in the vicinity of Government Cut, Fla., Tuesday evening.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from the motor vessel Neptune that a fuel tank holding approximately 7,
April 16, 2014 8:35 AM ET
Almost 100 ships, 18 helicopters involved in rescue; as many as 340 people from one school thought to be on board. Accident may be South Korea's biggest in 20 years.
Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea on Wednesday,
April 16, 2014 8:24 AM ET
Three European companies have won contracts for almost half the value of Angola's $16 billion ultra-deepwater Kaombo oil project, confirming a trend toward bigger scale and risk for the deep-sea contracting and construction sector.
Saipem of Italy
April 16, 2014 8:18 AM ET
A tanker has started loading crude at Libya's eastern port of Hariga for the first time in nearly nine months, after a federalist group agreed to re-open it last week, a state oil company official said on Wednesday.
The tanker Aegean Dignity arrived at the port on Tuesday.
April 16, 2014 3:41 AM ET
Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea on Wednesday, despite frantic rescue efforts involving coastguard vessels, fishing boats and helicopters, in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.
April 16, 2014 3:24 AM ET
South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries said on Wednesday that it is proceeding with a project worth 642.9 billion won ($617.67 million) to build seven container ships as planned.
The shipbuilder won the order from Chilean shipping firm Compania Sudamericana de Vapores (CSAV) a year ago.
April 16, 2014 3:18 AM ET
Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Wednesday that Ankara would consider the passage of the South Stream natural gas pipeline through Turkey if Russia made such a request.
The future of the 2400 km (1,490 mile) line from Russia via the Black Sea to Europe,
April 16, 2014 2:59 AM ET
Robert S. Neyland, Ph.D., director of the Underwater Archeology Branch (UAB) of the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) in Washington, D.C., manages the people who protect more than 17,000 ship and aircraft wrecks around the world.
The UAB houses a collection of more than 3,
April 16, 2014 1:12 AM ET
Japanese classification society ClassNK says it offers its Minimum Propulsion Power Calculation Software and ISO-based Progressive Speed Trial Analysis Software free of charge to the shipping Industry
ClassNK has released its new PrimeShip-GREEN/MinPower software,
April 16, 2014 12:35 AM ET
COSCO Corporation (Singapore) inform that its Dalian Shipyard in China has delivered a bulk carrier of 57000 dwt, named "GUOTOU 108", to its Asian buyer.
The Handymax bulker measures 189.99 meters in LOA, 32.26 meters in breadth and 18 meters in depth.
April 16, 2014 12:28 AM ET
A survey of London solicitors by specialist intermediaries insurer ITIC has highlighted the high cost of litigation for shipbrokers and others seeking judgment in the English courts, reports trade association Maritime London.
Indemnity insurers ITIC
April 16, 2014 12:14 AM ET
Scorpio Tankers says it recorded a gain of US$51-million from the sale of the 7 VLCC newbuilding contracts announced earlier.
In March 2014, the Company received the proceeds from the sale of the seven VLCC newbuilding contracts and recorded a gain of $51 million in the first quarter of 2014.
April 15, 2014 11:57 PM ET
US Coast Guard 8th District says that it has rescued 3 crewmembers aboard the (uninspected) tugboat 'UTV Todd Michael' after it grounded on the rocks near the Lakefront Airport on Lake Pontchartrain. [The vessel towed appeared to be drifting nearby.]
April 15, 2014 11:56 PM ET
The Tin Hau Festival at Tai Miu Wan will be celebrated this year on 22 April 2014. Coxswains, owners and operators of local vessels are advised that arrangements for embarkation and disembarkation will only be made at the western side of the main pier of Tai Miu Wan,
April 15, 2014 11:45 PM ET
U.S. Fleet Forces Command inform that a fire broke out aboard 'USS Hue City' (CG 66) as the ship was transiting the Atlantic.
Hue City had departed Mayport, Fla. Friday, April 11, for deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility.
There were no injuries as a result of the fire,
April 15, 2014 11:43 PM ET
The White House yesterday awarded three NOAA scientists with Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. The award is the highest honor given by the federal government to outstanding scientists and engineers in the early stages of their careers.
April 15, 2014 11:36 PM ET
The world’s largest container shipping company, Maersk Line, is the official shipping partner for the Volvo Ocean Race, the pre-eminent round-the-world yacht race. The race takes place from 4 October 2014 to 27 June 2015. During the nine month race, seven 65-foot (19.
April 15, 2014 11:35 PM ET
Counsel to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission informs that Commissioner William P. Doyle has recently surveyed the construction site on a visit to the Pacific-side of the expanded Panama Canal.
Doyle viewed construction sites on the Pacific side
April 15, 2014 11:22 PM ET
Topaz Energy and Marine, a leading offshore support vessel company with primary operations in the Middle East and Caspian, today announced a new contract win for its fast growing West Africa operation.
Under the terms of the US$ 11 million agreement,
April 15, 2014 11:15 PM ET
The Coast Guard is overseeing response efforts, as the offshore drilling rig ENSCO 8506 began taking sea-water into a ballast tank after being hit by a large wave in heavy seas more than 100 miles south of Galveston.
The ballast tank is located in