Norway's Hukkelberg Boats has won an order for a combination light diving boat and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) support boat from local company Frøy Vest.
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Commercial fishing is an industry rooted in tradition. The Fish Mammas of Ghana are honoured for the generations that they have acted as the rightful middlemen between the canoe borne fishermen and the public or retail markets. In Chennai, India, graceful rafts bring catches ashore from anchored boats. Designated woman standing at the water’s edge to conduct lively auctions meets the rafts.
Low-key shipping legend Frank Tsao Wen King died last weekend in Singapore aged 95. He had been ill for some years.
He was a leader of the hugely successful group of Shanghai ship owners who, based in Hong Kong, dominated Asian shipping for the seventy-five years since the Second World War. He was a founding member and later chairman of the powerful and forward thinking Hong Kong Shipowners Association.
A maritime law enforcement boat crewed by US Border Patrol agents came under fire while it was cruising through the Rio Grande between the United States and Mexico on Friday, August 9, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials said in a statement.
Turkish operator Anex Tour is set to acquire a 1981-built passenger vessel from Britain's Saga Cruises.
Dredging and land reclamation works have commenced at Takoradi Port in Ghana to allow eventual construction of a new multi-purpose container terminal.
One person was killed and another has gone missing after a fire broke out on a platform supply vessel (PSV) in the Bay of Bengal off India's southeastern coast on Monday, August 12.
Kazakhstan's Caspian Offshore Construction recently took delivery of a 16-metre ice-class tug from Damen Shipyards Changde in China.