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The Government of Canada has announced an Atlantic Shipbuilding Action Plan. The plan focuses on maximizing opportunities for firms across the Atlantic region to participate in the $33-billion federal shipbuilding initiative announced late last year.…
According to the UK P&I Club, Egypt has made changes to its regulations governing the carriage weapons and armed guards on foreign flagged vessels transiting Egyptian waters. The Egyptian Government forbids the presence of any…
The Financial Times is reporting that John Fredriksen "plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in new ships for his latest company, in defiance of market conditions"Mr. Frederiksen told the FT his new company…
Drydocks World reports that its Singapore shipyard has delivered two sister Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels (AHTS), Greatship Vidya and Greatship Vimla,, to India's Greatship Group. Greatships Vidya and Vimla are 9000 kW, 150 t…
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd reports that its marine arm, ST Marine, has won two shipbuilding contracts worth about Singapore $75 million from Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd. The contracts are for two Anchor Handling…
Titan Salvage's Mark Hoddinott has accepted the position of general manager for the International Salvage Union (ISU). The position will combine the role of secretary general with that of general manager.Mr. Hoddinott will be responsible…
Christine Duffy, CEO of the Cruise Lines International Asociation (CLIA) published an open letter on February 10 assuring the public of the industry's outstanding safety record and outlining some of the measures that the cruise…
A recently released video shows what is believed to be the first ever dual drydocking of U.S. Navy destroyers at BAE Systems Ship Repair in Norfolk, VA. The time-lapsed video of the 19-hour drydocking process…
Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle, WA, has recently been awarded a contract to build a 64 ft 6 in, 150-passenger catamaran ferry for the Chemehuevi Transit Authority of Lake Havasu, California.  The vessel will operate as…
Leading low- and medium-speed engine manufacturers, Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo, have announced the kick off of the next phase of the extensive, long-term HERCULES research program. The overall vision of the program is…
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