Marine Monitoring System Powered by Innovation

Innovation is driving advanced monitoring and control technologies for environmental and safety compliance in the marine sector, says Gérard Baldellou, marine business unit manager at CMR Group.The marine diesel power sector continues to face significant challenges…

London P&I clubs Widen Middle East Threat Zone

London's marine insurance market has extended the list of waters deemed high risk to include Oman, the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf after ship attacks off Fujairah, officials said on Friday, in a move that could push up premiums.The London…

PISR touts its Detention 'Clean Sheet'

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) reports it has recorded a zero percentage detention record with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) in the latest figures issued for 2016-2018 Port State Control examinations.The USCG targets flags for…

London Marine Insurers Widen Middle East Threat Zone After Ship Attacks

London's marine insurance market has extended the list of waters deemed as high risk to include Oman, the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf after ship attacks off Fujairah, officials said on Friday.The London insurance market's Joint War Committee…

New Kotug Smit Tug Named Buffalo

On May 15, 2019, the naming ceremony of the new Damen-built tug ‘Buffalo’ took place in the Port of Southampton, UK.Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbor towage activities, in 2017 and 2018.

Wight, Chartwell Debut Hybrid Patrol Vessel

Wight Shipyard Co. (WSC) debuts a hybrid patrol vessel designed  to reduce both fuel costs and engine maintenance.“This ground-breaking project aims to set new standards in high speed, fuel economy and light weight vessels in the sector. Building…

Petropoulos New Baltic Exchange Chair

Denis Petropoulos has been elected Chairman of the Baltic Exchange Council with effect from June 1, 2019. He replaces Duncan Dunn who has held the position since January 2018. Denis Petropoulos was a founding partner of Braemar Tankers Ltd and…

Steel Cut on De Beers Diamond Ship

Damen Shipyards Group and De Beers Marine Namibia (Pty) held a steel cutting ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on a new offshore crawler diamond recovery vessel for offshore operations in Namibia.At 177 meters (577 feet) long, the…

U.S. rail and intermodal volumes see annual declines for week ending May 11

Rail carloads, at 258,641, fell 3.1%, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 270,622, fell 4.3%.

Naval Group Might Look at Thyssen's Marine Unit

France's Naval Group would consider buying Thyssenkrupp's marine division if the German steel-to-submarines conglomerate were to offer the unit for sale, a German newspaper cited a source close to the French group as saying."We will look at the marine business of ThyssenKrupp if it is put on sale…