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Chinese shipyards continue to make inroads into even the most challenging sectors of the market. China's Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding  Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, is to build four LNG ships for  Exxon…
The bulk carrier MV EAGLE was attacked and hijacked at 0641 UTC, January 17 in position 13 17 N 061 42 E, n the Gulf of Aden, 490 nautical miles South West of Salaam, Oman.…
"We have to remember the basics before getting a real handle on emissions control for large marine and stationary plants," says one well-known marine industry commentator. "In today's world of automation and electronic control of…
For cruise lines, passenger bookings during the "wave season"—the first quarter of the year—are generally a good indicator on how well or how poor the year is going to be. A recent survey conducted by…
Maritime Security Strategies, LLC, Tampa, Fla., is being awarded a $29,020,000 firm-fixed price contract to construct a 42-meter coastal security craft and provide associated equipment, material, training and technical services.  This contract involves Foreign Military…
The Coast Guard's chief of staff of the Ninth Coast Guard District, was promoted today to the rank of rear admiral lower half in a ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio. Rear Adm. Fred Midgette, a native…
India's Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan yesterday launched the Maritime Agenda 2010-2020. The plan calls for a total investment of 165,000 crores rupees (about $36 billion) in the sector over the decade, though the…
The U.S. Department of the Treasury yesterday announced the designation of 24 shipping companies affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and two entities that are subordinates of Iran's Aerospace Industries Organization…
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says that two New England shipyards, one in Massachusetts and one in Rhode Island, are to pay penalties to settle claims that they violated federal environmental laws.Rose's Oil Service, a…
A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S plans to increase its presence in the pre-salt Brazilian offshore market through a proposed $2.4 billion cash acquisition of SK do Brasil Ltda.A wholly owned subsidiary of A.P. Moller Maersk, Maersk Olie…
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