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  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Fincantieri Starts Building Seven Seas Explorer Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven Seas Explorer, the first super luxury cruise ship that the company is building for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, brand of the Prestige Cruise Holdings group.…Read more Four South Korean Yard Workers Crushed to Death Four workers of Geochung Shipbuilding’s […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Danish-flagged tanker Maersk Etienne and Panama-registered dry bulk carrier Coral Opal collided in Irbe Strait off Latvia, January 18, while performing what the Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre Riga (MRCC Riga) described as ”a dangerous maneuver.” MRCC Riga immediately dispatched a helicopter to carry out a visual inspection for oil leaks, which revealed no pollution to […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Irving Shipbuilding welcomed the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence to Halifax Shipyard yesterday, March 7, to mark the start of the Definition (Design) phase of work for the first set of new naval combat vessels for Canada, the Arctic Offshore […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Irving Shipbuilding welcomed the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence to Halifax Shipyard yesterday, March 7, to mark the start of the Definition (Design) phase of work for the first set of new naval combat vessels for Canada, the Arctic Offshore […]

  • 3 May 2006

    Piracy attacks worldwide rose slightly in the first three months of 2006, with the waters around Somalia, Nigeria and Indonesia especially vulnerable, an ocean crime watchdog said on Wednesday. But there were no cases of piracy reported from the Malacca Strait, a known hotspot, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said.

  • 27 April 2005

    Singapore and Malaysia ended a two-year dispute on Tuesday over Singapore’s land-reclamation works in a narrow strip of sea that separates the neighbours, the latest improvement in often-strained relations. Singapore’s Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo and his Malaysian counterpart, Syed Hamid Albar, met in Singapore for the signing of an agreement that allows the affluent […]

  • 8 May 2012

      A new stance by Indonesia has made a major difference in what was once the world’s top piracy blackspot. Noel Choong, of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), said now most attacks in the busy shipping lanes between Indonesia and Malaysia could be stopped, as long as crews maintained a careful anti-piracy watch and raised […]

  • 31 March 2005

    Pirates attacked a Japanese-owned bulk carrier in the Malacca Strait and robbed the ship of its cash before escaping in a boat, a maritime official said. “The attack happened early Friday. They boarded the ship and robbed the safe,” Noel Choong, head of the Piracy Reporting Center of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), told Agence […]

  • 14 January 2020

    The number of crew kidnapped in the Gulf of Guinea increased by more than 50% y-o-y.

  • 18 July 2006

    Samsung Heavy Industries(SHI) received the Chang Young Sil IR52 Award for building a large passenger ship on July 19. This ship was highly praised for applying the integrated fire safety system for the first time in the world. The passenger ship will run through the Dover Strait between the UK and France. It is a […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Offshore operations started last week in Astrakhan to transport two offshore facilities built by order of LUKOIL for field infrastructure development at the Vladimir Filanovsky field located in the Caspian Sea. The facilities are substructures for the living quarters module platform (LQP-1) and riser block (RB). These facilities will soon be towed to the field […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Aquatic Engineering and Construction has completed a project alongside ITB Subsea to lay power cables for British Columbia Hydro, the main provider of electricity in British Columbia, Canada. Quadra Island lies just off the east coast of Vancouver Island and is part of the Discovery Islands, located within the Strathcona Regional District. In January this […]

  • 2 November 2015

    A piracy crackdown in Southeast Asia appears to be having a positive impact on the number of piracy attacks in the region with only two hijackings reported in the third quarter of the year, according to the latest piracy report issued by International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC). Indonesian and Malaysian authorities have also arrested and […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry has launched its seafarer identification (ID) card during the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) reception at Cruise Shipping Miami (CSM). The RMI Maritime Administrator presented and discussed the launch of its Officer Certificates (OCs), Seafarers’ Identity and Record Books (SIRBs) and seafarer ID cards with a QR […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    The leading Investor Relations (IR) award, IR Magazine Awards 2011, elected Petrobras as the company with the best investor relations program for individual investors. In Brazil, the event is conducted by IR Magazine and the Instituto Brasileiro de Relações com Investidores (Brazilian Institute of Investor Relations). This is the sixth time out of seven Petrobras […]

  • 1 April 2014

    Origin Energy Limited (Origin), as operator of the BassGas Joint Venture, today announced that Seadrill Australia Pte Ltd (Seadrill) has been contracted to provide the drilling rig for the project’s upcoming work program in Bass Strait’s Yolla gas field. The West Telesto drilling rig is expected to be mobilised during the 2014/15 Australian summer to drill the Yolla-5 and […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Human Capital, Safety, Vessels

    Violent attacks against ships and their crews have risen in 2020, with 77 seafarers taken hostage or kidnapped for ransom since January, the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said in its latest piracy report. The Gulf of Guinea off West Africa is increasingly dangerous for commercial shipping, accounting for just over 90% of maritime kidnappings […]

  • 17 May 2016

    The Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Registry has exceeded 131 gross tons (GT) in March 2016, surpassing the fleet milestone of 100 million GT in 2014.  As noted in the January 2016 issue of Clarksons’ Research’s World Fleet Monitor, the registry saw a 12.5 percent increase in GT in 2015, which was the largest percentage […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Human Capital, Safety, Vessels

    Pirates boarded 37 ships and kidnapped 22 seafarers in the first quarter of 2020, the latest report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IBM) shows. In total, the bureau received reports of 47 attacks in the first three months of this year, with the Gulf of Guinea remaining the world’s piracy hot spot. However, as […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Aquaterra Energy has launched a unique Riser Monitoring System (RMS) which the company believes will revolutionise the integrity management process and deliver superior reliability and accuracy of data acquisition for the offshore oil and gas industry. The RMS design utilises a combination of direct riser strain measurement, subsea data logging and riser analysis processing algorithms […]

  • 26 February 2012

    Only a few months after the Government of Canada announced the results of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS), early signs of economic growth are showing, with both shipyards actively engaged in recruitment strategies and seeking companies interested in being a part of their supplier chains. Thousands of skilled workers are expected to be hired […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Naval and armed guard protection is working, but the seas off East and West Africa remain dangerous, warns IMB. Piracy on the world’s seas has reached a five-year low, with 297 ships attacked in 2012, compared with 439 in 2011, the latest International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report revealed on January 16. Worldwide figures were brought […]