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Marsk tanker to test wind propulsion tech

Marsk tanker to test wind propulsion tech

Norsepower Oy, Maersk Tankers, the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), and Shell Shipping and Maritime will install and trial Flettner rotor sails onboard a Maer...

Metal Shark's new passenger vessel order

Metal Shark's new passenger vessel order

Metal Shark has won a contract for four 26.3-metre catamaran passenger ferries, destined for operation with Potomac Riverboat Company. Designer BMT worked ex...

Spliethoff's six new-gen multipurpose vessels

Spliethoff's six new-gen multipurpose vessels

Amsterdam-based shipping company Spliethoff has placed an order for six multipurpose vessels at Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding in China.

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Pentland Ferries orders replacement vessel

Pentland Ferries orders replacement vessel

Scottish ferry operator Pentland Ferries has ordered an 85-metre Ro-Pax from Strategic Marine. The vessel will replace Pentalina, which has...

Spliethoff's six new-gen multipurpose vessels

Spliethoff's six new-gen multipurpose vessels

Amsterdam-based shipping company Spliethoff has placed an order for six multipurpose vessels at Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding in China.

Thirtieth anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise capsize: Not much learnt

I was reminded by our friends at online maritime news site gCaptain that March 6 marked the thirtieth anniversary of the tragic capsize of the Ro-Pax ferry...

Shameless! WSF's sale of ancient Ro-Pax ferry

Photo: Wikipedia/Compdude123 Given its experience with another of its surplus vessels Skagit only five years ago, you would think that America’s Washington...

Norway's Stad ship tunnel to proceed

Photo: Norwegian Coastal Administration The Stad Ship Tunnel, which has yesterday received approval to proceed from the Norwegian Government, will be...

China's YDT International plans to build Philippine shipyard

Strong fleet growth to keep LNG shipping rates in check

New contracts for Nevsky Shipyard

2,800-passenger LNG fast ferry Megastar delivered

Color Line orders world’s largest hybrid

Torghatten Nord orders two LNG powered Ro-Pax from Vard

Seaway Heavy Lifting to become part of Subsea 7

Order signed for first LNG-fuelled ferry for the Mediterranean

AG&P proposes small LNG carrier for the Southeast Asian market

‘Queen Silvia’ set to ply the Neckar

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Piracy resurgent of Somalia?

Piracy resurgent of Somalia?

Following more than four years with no reported piratical attacks off the  Somalian coast , the hijacking of the Comoros-registered, UAE-owned...

Combination tug and dive support for Peruvian Navy

Combination tug and dive support for Peruvian Navy

The Peruvian Navy has recently taken delivery of a well-equipped dive support vessel (DSV) from the shipyard Servicios Industriales de la Marina...

Metal Shark's new passenger vessel order

Metal Shark has won a contract for four 26.3-metre catamaran passenger ferries, destined for operation with Potomac Riverboat Company. Designer...

New pilot boat for the Strait of Messina

The busy Strait of Messina which separates the island of Sicily from the Italian mainland is now home to a new pilot boat, manufactured by Bellcraft,...

ATBs for ITB

Vancouver-based Island Tug and Barge (ITB) is currently working on its most ambitious and innovative project to date. In their Annacis Island Shipyard,...

Philippines’ Harbor Star Shipping to step up expansion to ASEAN neighbours

Asymmetrical maritime warfare rages off Yemen

Fifth expeditionary sea base program vessel underway

Rimorchiatori Riuniti takes on Damen newbuild

Acta orders construction support vessel

First Damen tug for Ocean

Vane Brothers fleet expansion continues

Bollinger delivers inland towboat

Virginia Institute of Marine Science orders replacement vessel

New York Water Taxi to get new owner

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Macduff Ship Design wins aquaculture vessel contract

Macduff Ship Design wins aquaculture vessel contract

Macduff Ship Design has a new contract for the design of a 23-metre work boat, designed as a support vessel for the aquaculture market. The contract...

US NOAA release report to Congress on global IUU

NOAA Fisheries has released its 2017 Biennial Report to Congress on illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU) practices around the world. The...

Gondan delivers live fish carrier

On December 7, Astilleros Gondan delivered the vessel ‘Martin Sæle’, the yard’s first live fish carrier.  After successfully completing...

Shallow-draught Yukon River tender

“If it works well, then why change it?” might have been the idea of the owner of a new Yukon River salmon tender building at WCT Marine’s shipyard...

Fishing boat carrying dead thresher sharks seized in Cebu Province

A fishing boat carrying 19 fully-grown dead thresher sharks was apprehended by Philippine authorities just off the northern coast of Cebu Province on Wednesday,...

Philippine authorities seize two tonnes of illegally-caught shark meat

New fish-harvesting vessel for DESS

Bycatch criteria for US imports introduced

River restoration boosts Maine’s fish ecosystem

Fishermen rescued after vessel fire

Live fish carrier launching at Gondan

European fisheries see stock improvement

Canada amends small fishing vessel inspection regulations

Macduff delivers twin rig trawler ‘Rebecca’

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