The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a forfeiture warrant and complaint seeking the seizure of all Iranian petroleum products aboard four Greek-managed, Liberian-flagged tankers currently headed for Venezuela. The ships are
Russian plans to build ARC7 class LNG carriers domestically are moving forward. Paris-headquartered LNG containment system specialist GTT has signed a Technical Assistance and License Agreement (TALA) with the Russian shipyard Zvezda
GAC Singapore reports that after a signing-on crew member was found positive for COVID-19 on arrival in Singapore, the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) had to muster significant resources to trace travelers
Coast Guard Sector Juneau, Alaska, say that a foreign-flag vessel has been fined for failing to submit a Notice of Arrival in accordance with ports and waterways safety regulations. The Coast Guard
BW Offshore reports that, at approximately 4:20 am local time today, FPSO Sendje Berge was subject to an attack by pirates offshore Nigeria in which nine Nigerian nationals were kidnapped. It said
Propulsion specialist Schottel, Spay, Germany, has been awarded a contract to supply Turkey’s Uzmar Shipyard with rudder propellers featuring the patented SYDRIVE-M mechanical hybrid system for a 30.25 meter by 11.75 meter
U.S. Representative Mike Bost (R-Ill.) has introduced bipartisan legislation to increase access to critical federal funding for inland ports, terminals, and waterways. The Coastal and Inland Ports and Terminals Commerce Improvements Act
Four offshore wind supply vessels on order for Norway’s Østensjø Group at two Spanish shipyards will each be equipped with two electric Voith Schneider Propellers (eVSP). The vessels will be delivered with
Southampton, U.K., based Chartwell Marine has signed a contract to design and deliver a new hybrid Chartwell 24 offshore wind crew transfer vessel (CTV) for Swansea, Wales, headquartered High Speed Transfers, Ltd.
Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc.’s Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla., last week launched the Sandy Ground (Hull 220), the second of three new “Ollis Class” ferries for the New York City Department
Wärtsilä reports that the world’s first long-term, full-scale test of ammonia as fuel in a marine four-stroke engine is planned to start in the first quarter of next year. The project brings
The Navy has exercised an FY2020 $936 million option under a contract with Huntington Ingalls Industries that will see the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division build DDG 135, the future USS Thad Cochran.
In this edition of Listen Up!, we talk with David Lee, senior account manager, new sales, at ABB Marine & Ports. He oversees all sales initiatives for towboats, tugs, dredging and marine
Naugatuck, Conn., headquartered Drew International, parent company of Drew Marine, has reached an agreement to acquire all outstanding, ordinary, registered shares of CHEMO Hellas, SA, a niche marine chemical provider headquartered in
At its 2020 Annual Meeting, held today, the Nautical Institute elected Jillian Carson-Jackson as its new President, succeeding Captain Nick Nash. Jillian Carson-Jackson, FNI, FRIN commenced her career in the Canadian Coast
Kongsberg Digital has acquired Coach Solutions, a vessel performance and monitoring software specialist spun off by Danish shipping company Clipper Group in 2016. Since then the company has grown rapidly, and its