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  • 9 February 2012

    On February 7th fire occurred on Coast Guard patrol ship Ural being repaired in floating dock of Murmansk Shipyard. Duty officer of Murmansk EMERCOM Dept received a fire signal at 10 am. Several fire trucks were dispatched to neutralize the fire; it was completely extinguished at 3.30 pm, press service of Murmansk EMERCOM told Central […]

  • 21 April 2015

    The United States is at risk of losing economic opportunity and the ability to solidify its role as a global leader in energy production unless the government moves to approve liquefied natural gas exports, Rob Franklin, president of ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company, said.

  • 7 May 2018

    Tanker and tug avoid grounding after their towing line snaps 15 miles from the South African shore.

  • 3 November 2017

    “This outing will be brutish, brutal and bloody…”

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maritime academy cadets at Texas A&M University at Galveston are now training on state-of-the-art electronic charting system software. Equipped with Rose Point ECS +Inland software, the academy can now prepare students to use the latest technology and ultimately improve maritime safety as these cadets graduate to shipboard jobs. “Rose Point ECS combines all the elements […]

  • 25 August 2020

    Dramatic scenes of the Wakashio’s bow being sent out to its final resting place were captured on Sunday, August 24th, as the front section of the broken up Capesize bulker was sunk in a planned operation in Mauritian waters. The sinking of the stem section of the wreck was completed at around 3.30 pm on […]

  • 18 October 2019

    IUMI is calling for urgent improvement of firefighting systems onboard boxships.

  • 13 April 2015

    The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks enters into force on Tuesday (14 April 2015). The Convention places strict liability on owners for locating, marking and removing wrecks deemed to be a hazard and makes State certification of insurance, or other form of financial security for such liability, compulsory for ships of 300 […]

  • 9 February 2018

    A fire broke out in the engine room of the P-32 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel operated by Brazilian oil giant Petrobras on Thursday, February 8.

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Although the container shipping sector saw a huge amount of consolidation in 2016 driven by the persistent pressure in the industry, the sector is still not that consolidated, according to Clarksons Research. On the basis of start 2017, this fairly fragmented shipping industry counted 88,892 ships in the world fleet, which were spread across 24,267 owners. That works […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    IMCMEX12 – International Mine Countermeasures Exercise 2012 – was designed to test the abilities of 30 nations to work together and deal with the threat of mines blocking some of the most important sea lanes in the world. Minehunters HMS Shoreham and Atherstone, their support ship RFA Cardigan Bay, all based in Bahrain, plus new […]

  • 7 July 2016

    While the low oil and gas prices have been bad news for almost everybody in the business of selling oil and oilfield services, there might be a niche sector that could benefit  –  decommissioning. According to a recent report by Douglas-Westwood, an energy intelligence group, there is a big opportunity for the companies specializing in […]

  • 20 March 2015

    Oil & Gas UK has reported that Police Scotland, the Marine Coastguard Agency and the RAF were among those who dealt with an ‘offshore incident’ this week at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. There was one ‘fatality’ and two ‘casualties’ in the mock scenario which formed the first ever emergency response seminar organised by […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Authorities & Government

    Bernard Jenkin, Member of Parliament for Harwich and North Essex, visited Brightlingsea-based designer and builder of multi-purpose composite marine craft, CTruk, in London last week as the defence and security event DSEI drew to a close.  CTruk launched its proof-of-concept Force Protection Craft, THOR – Twin Hulled Offshore Raider, at the show. After meeting the […]

  • 4 May 2016

    The Gulf of Guinea pirates have been yielding ransom payments of up to USD 400,000 for kidnapped seafarers in 2015, according to a maritime piracy report released by Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP). While piracy in the region started 2015 with a series of violent incidents, kidnapping for ransom was the most widespread model of piracy throughout the year, which continued escalating into […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Offshore helicopter operator Bristow has been awarded a contract with U.S.-based oil company Hess for medevac and search and rescue (SAR) services in the Gulf of Mexico. The company said on Wednesday that the contract was awarded to its subsidiary Bristow U.S. LLC. This is Bristow’s second contract in the Gulf of Mexico after being […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    At a meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation (2- 6 July in London) the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents global shipowners and 80% of the world merchant fleet – will be opposing a proposal to establish a new recommended route for all ships in the Mozambique […]

  • 30 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    World leading classification society ClassNK was awarded the Safety Award at for its efforts to ensure the safe carriage of nickel ore cargoes at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards on 26 September 2012. The Lloyd’s List Global Awards, held each year in London by leading maritime media company Informa, recognize companies and individuals from around […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Specialist marine insurance intermediary Seacurus said that reported doubts about the insurance industry’s ability to insure the liability for unpaid wages of abandoned seafarers under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 are inaccurate and ill-founded. It is already an agreed principle under MLC 2006, which came into force in August 2013, that liability for the unpaid […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1 divers, from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story ,Va., conducted semiannual training Jan. 16-17 in Key West, Fla., to hone their specialized skill set in variety of construction projects in the ocean environment. “This training is conducted every six months,” said Lt. Kent Michael Hull, diving medical officer for UCT-1. […]

  • 2 April 2018

    20-strong crew evacuated from Panama-flagged bulker following a fire.

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The UK Brexit vote will have far-reaching effects on the container shipping market, despite the country’s relatively minor role in global trades, according to Maritime Strategies International (MSI). An analysis of the impact of the UK Brexit vote on the container shipping sector found that amid the short term political and economic uncertainty, the downside risks […]