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OCTOBER 28, 2014 — Chinese shipbuilder Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry Ltd. reports that it has signed a shipbuilding contract with CIMC ENRIC SJZ GAS that will see it build the world's first CNG carrier.…
OCTOBER 28, 2014 — Wesmar (Western Marine Electronics), Woodinville, WA, has delivered one of its powerful bow thruster systems to a "super pumper" fire boat being built by Vigor Fab, Seattle,for delivery to the city…
OCTOBER 27, 2014 — Diane Finley, Canada's Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada visited Vancouver Shipyards, Vancouver, B.C. today to announce the award of a $5-million contract for the production of two initial…
OCTOBER 27, 2014 — Japan's Hitachi Zosen Corporation says it has become the first company to receive first-time approval (FTA) for a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system for marine engines from its licensor MAN Diesel…
OCTOBER 27, 2014 — South Korean prosecutors today asked Gwangju District Court to impose the death penalty on Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the ferry Sewol that capsized in April with the loss of more…
OCTOBER 27, 2014 — Danish product tanker operator Torm has entered into an agreement with lenders representing 61% of its financing and Oaktree Capital Management on a possible restructuring. The final terms will be subject…
OCTOBER 27, 2014 — The Liberian Registry is giving its full support of the International Maritime Organization's recommendation that there should be no general ban on international travel or trade due to the Ebola virus.…
OCTOBER 27, 2014 — Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Bors: SNI) is to relocate its tankers' staff in Norwalk, CT to Houston, TX. The move will consolidate the company's U.S.-based staff in Houston, which is the port…
OCTOBER 26, 2014 — When the election for the post as Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is announced later this year, the Danish Government will nominate Andreas Nordseth, Director General of the…
OCTOBER 26, 2014—Robots and autonomous underwater vehicles are playing an increasing role in commercial maritime and offshore oil and gas operations for such things as oil and gas exploration, subsea work, repairs and maintenance, and…
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