While a decrease in ice will allow increased shipping activity in the Arctic, it won’t lead to a significant increase in oil and gas production over the next two decades, according to
The U.S. Department of the Treasury yesterday took action to designate two major Iranian commercial entities -Tidewater Middle East Co. and Iran Air – under Iran sanctions regulations. Tidewater Middle East Co.
Wärtsilä Corporation and Metso Corporation have signed an agreement to cooperate in developing and delivering exhaust gas scrubber systems for marine applications. Metso is to supply the scrubber units, while Wärtsilä is
MAN Diesel & Turbo is adding more bore sizes to its ultra-long-stroke engine program. The updated program supplements the G80ME-C9 engine, introduced in October 2010, with G70ME-C9, G60 ME-C9 and G50ME-B9 engines.
Paris-headquartered classification society Bureau Veritas says continuing pressure on environmental emissions, coupled with rising oil prices, puts a new focus on operational efficiency. Writing in the Bureau Veritas Marine Business Review 2011,
Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE:HRZ) today announced that William A. Hamlin has been named Senior Vice President of Operations for the company’s Horizon Lines, LLC operating subsidiary. Mr. Hamlin reports to Brian Taylor,
Classification society ABS achieved another record performance in fleet size during 2010, reported Chairman Robert D. Somerville at today’s annual meeting. An eight percent increase in gross tonnage from year-end 2009 resulted
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood yesterday released a report that, he says, “will serve as a roadmap to the future in creating and further strengthening the nation’s marine highways” Prepared by Marad,
Shares in Jones Act containership operator Horizon Lines (NYSE:HRZ) plummeted today after it filed its 10K with the SEC. You can download the 10 K here. But here’s one example of what
Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s largest shipbuilder, unveiled what it says is the world’s first remote monitoring and controlling smart ship system on March 25. The IT-based smart system has been developed