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Kleven Maritime has delivered the AHTS Siem Amethyst to Siem Offshore. The delivery completes the largest offshore service vessel  contract in Norwegian shipbuilding history. This vessel is the tenth and last in a series of…
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood yesterday released a report that, he says, "will serve as a roadmap to the future in creating and further strengthening the nation’s marine highways" Prepared by Marad, the report  is…
Maersk Drilling has signed a contract with Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea for the construction of two ultra deepwater drillships. The drillships are scheduled for delivery in the third and fourth quarters of 2013,…
It looks like one finished Jones Act tanker will come out of AHL Shipping's failed plan to build three 49,000 dwt tankers in the U.S. using a "virtual shipyard" approach. Mid Ocean Tanker Company, a…
Pasha Hawaii's second ship from VT Halter Marine will not be a clone of its first, the RO/RO Jean Anne. The new ship, the Marjorie C, will be a a combination container and roll-on/roll-off vessel.…
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced the joint development along with Akishima Laboratories (Mitsui Zosen) Inc. of an optimum trim system for vessels,A pilot test of the system, using a 6,400-unit car carrier, showed…
Within days of selling two newbuild anchor handlers, Singapore-listed Otto Marine Limited has entered into a contract that will see the sale to Mermaid Marine Australia Ltd (MMA) of a newbuild 75 m DP II…
In another example of "catch and release," EU Navfor is to release two pirate suspects to Somalia, beacuse of "insufficient evidence to secure a prosecution."The two were grabbed on the afternoon of  April 3, 2011,…
Lloyd's Register CEO Richard Sadler (left in picture) and ABS Chairman and CEO Robert D. Somerville (right) have signed an agreement that sees the two classification societies release jointly-developed software that will be used to…
Ambassadors International, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMIE) - the parent of Windstar Cruises - and its U.S. subsidiaries on April 1voluntarily filed petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of…
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