Ocean Cleanup Project prototype delivered

Ocean Cleanup Project prototype delivered

A Dutch foundation developing advanced technologies to remove plastic from the oceans, the Ocean Cleanup, has unveiled its North Sea prototype. The prototype will ...

New York ferry designs unveiled

New York ferry designs unveiled

Citywide Ferry has released the renderings of the new Citywide Ferry vessels that will operate on New York’s waterways when a new ferry service launches in 2017. ...

Second Shoalbuster for SMIT Amandla Marine

Second Shoalbuster for SMIT Amandla Marine

The second of two multi-purpose workboats for SMIT Amandla Marine has been named in a ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa. Named the ‘Aogatoa’, the vessel is ...


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CO2 emission reduction measures must be global: ECSA

The European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) has called for global measures to reduce CO2 emissions that apply equally to all ships. ECSA...

97 percent of NZ trade is transported by ship, and going up

At least 97 per cent of New Zealand trade is now transported by sea, Maritime New Zealand has said. “The maritime industry is indispensable to New...

Moore Stephens reports small rise in shipping confidence

Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose slightly in the three months before May 2016, according to the latest shipping confidence survey...

Cairns targets mega ship cruising

The Cairns Shipping Development Project will now target mega cruise ships up to 300 metres in length, the Queensland, Australia state treasurer Curtis...

Israel suggests US$5 billion island port off Gaza Strip

The Israeli Government is considering building a US$5 billion artificial island that could house a seaport, airport and possibly a hotel. The proposed...

Delivery of ‘Bigroll Bering’ to Bigroll Shipping

TUI Cruises takes delivery of its third new build

Panama Canal conducts trial transit through the expanded Cocoli Locks

Nuclear icebreaker ‘Arktika’ launched

DSME probe uncovers billion dollar accounting hole

‘Stenaweco Impulse’ named in Copenhagen

Gard warns industry of the use of drones

Bulk carrier runs aground on Philippine shoal

Searoad launches new vessel for Bass Strait shipping

NZ permitted flexible regulation adoption

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Subsea 7 to continue “resizing” due to market conditions

Subsea 7 is set to launch a second phase of global resizing and cost reduction measures in view of continued difficult business and economic conditions...

US Coast Guard announces new towing vessel regulations

The US Coast Guard has announced new requirements for the design, construction, onboard equipment and operation of towing vessels. The regulations become...

Tidewater Transportation christens two towboats

A pair of inland river towboats, the ‘Granite Point’ and the ‘Ryan Point’, have been christened by Tidewater Transportation and Terminals in...

Bollinger delivers fast response cutter to the USCG

USA-based Bollinger Shipyards has delivered a fast response cutter (FRC), the USCGC ‘Joseph Tezanos’, to the United States Coast Guard. The 46-metre...

Second Shoalbuster for SMIT Amandla Marine

The second of two multi-purpose workboats for SMIT Amandla Marine has been named in a ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa. Named the ‘Aogatoa’,...

Turkey sees “no obstacle” to building aircraft carrier

Austal wins two newbuild ferry contracts

Admiralteiskie Verfi launches ice-breaker

Cochin Shipyard delivers fast patrol vessel

Two Focal OSVs launched by Mawei Shipyard

New York ferry designs unveiled

70-metre offshore crew transfer vessel launched in Australia

21-metre passenger vessel ‘Antares’ delivered

Petrobras corruption scandal draws in Singaporean companies

Official launch of the ‘Kronshlot’ dredger

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Talley's ordered to pay $94,000 after death of crewman

New Zealand-based fishing company Talley’s Group has been fined NZ$73,520 (US$52,000) and ordered to pay NZ$21,000 in reparations to the family of a...

Deep Sea Supply and Marine Harvest to start aquaculture JV

Deep Sea Supply and Marine Harvest have started plans to establish a 50/50 owned aquaculture shipping joint venture (JV) that is to build, own and operate...

Fishing and seafood industries a strong part of US coastal economy: NOAA

Commercial fishing and the seafood industry in the United States generated more than US$153 billion in sales in 2014, according to a new economic report...

Aquaculture plan released by NOAA

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) fisheries department has released its strategic plan to double the country’s aquaculture...

Damen unveils new utility vessel

Daman is about the begin work on the first of a new class of utility vessel, the UV2410. The multi-role platform is designed for customers active...

Treaty to begin tackling IUU fishing

Columbian fisherman rescued after two months at sea

EU pledges to improve Mediterranean fish stocks

Number of overfished stocks remains near all-time low in USA

Fishing sector calls for equal treatment

USA prohibit new forage fisheries

Norwegian offshore aquaculture project gets green light

Vietnamese fishing vessels apprehended in Australian waters

Pirate fishing groups caught as net tightens

Kleven to build trawler for Spanish ship-owner