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Somali government security forces on Tuesday seized almost $3.5 million U.S. dollars and arrested several foreigners at Mogadishu airport who intended to transfer the money to pirates in the center of the country, reports Xinhua,…
The 26 m Incat Crowther catamaran, Cat Cocos Isle of La Digue has successfully completed sea trials following its launch from shipbuilder Richardson Devine Marine's Hobart, Tasmania, shipyard. On trials, the vessel demonstrated the efficiency…
More maritime companies have fallen foul of U.S. efforts to shut down Iran's nuclear program -- including Israel's Ofer Brothers Group. It is one of two companies on which sanctions are being imposed by the…
"A downward trend in safety statics creates concerns and it is now time to reinstall the balance between safety and environmental risk. A greater focus on the human elements and competence in the shipping industry…
Stena Bulk has purchased three LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) tankers from the Taiwan-based shipping company TMT for a total of $700 millionThe three LNG tankers are the "Stena Blue Sky" (145,000 cu.m), which was built…
ABB reports that it is currently delivering electric propulsion systems for eight wind turbine installation vessels on behalf of shipyards in China, Indonesia, Singapore and South Korea. Most of the vessels will be deployed by…
Singapore-listed Beng Kuang Marine Limited reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary Asian Sealand Engineering Pte Ltd has secured four contracts with an established marine group to construct four 60-meter crane barges. The total value of the…
Cunard has confirmed significant savings on its flagship cruise liner Queen Mary 2 since converting from a silyl-based TBT-free self-polishing copolymer antifouling in November 2008 to International Paint's fluoropolymer foul release coating Intersleek 900.From its…
Independent naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox, Inc.has appointed Shawn Tallant as Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. In this role, he will develop and oversee strategic business plans and execute…
Classification society ABS has released an updated Ballast Water Treatment Advisory to assist industry in understanding and addressing the evolving regulatory regime of ballast water treatment (BWT). The publication provides practical guidance to shipowners, operators…
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