Patrol boat delivered to Norwegian Defence Force

Patrol boat delivered to Norwegian Defence Force

An Alusafe 1300 MkIII patrol boat from Ålesund-based Maritime Partner has been delivered to the Norwegian Defence Force.

Pilot confuses coal loader for runway at a port

Pilot confuses coal loader for runway at a port

The pilot of a Regional Express Saab 340 thought a coal loading and storage port in Newcastle was the local airport and began manoeuvring to land on it.

Largest construction vessel ready for action

Largest construction vessel ready for action

Allseas' ‘Pioneering Spirit’ will start its first job off Norway with an integrated dynamic positioning (DP) and maneuvering system based on Kongsberg Maritime te...

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'dACC Tirreno' delivered in Japan

'dACC Tirreno' delivered in Japan

The ‘dACC Tirreno’ has been delivered at the Oshima shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, the first of the four Supramax vessels belonging to the dACC...

Somali pirates pivot towards India

Somali pirates pivot towards India

Media reports in India have suggested that Somali pirates are shifting their focus of operations towards India in response to increased naval patrols...

Epic Gas takes delivery of a 5,000-cubic metre newbuilding

Epic Gas has taken delivery of the 5,000-cubic metre ‘Epic St. Ivan’ from Japan’s Kitanihon Shipbuilding.

IMO accepts IMCA paper as basis for updating DP guidelines

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has agreed to use the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) proposals as the basis for the...

Hapag-Lloyd's 2014 financial year impacted by freight rate trend

Germany-based Hapag-Lloyd’s transport volume grew by 7.5 per cent to 5.9 million TEU in the past financial year.

Cosco to build seven container vessels for Maersk

Hyundai Heavy Industries restructure

Indonesia slams China's claims in South China Sea

Wilson orders three bulk carriers

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BW LPG announces delivery of 'Vermilion First'

Loophole for vessels to be broken up in India

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Hong Kong to require vessels to switch to clean fuel while at berth

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BMT Nigel Gee expands

UK-based BMT Nigel Gee, a subsidiary of BMT Group, has announced the completion of new offices in Southampton in order to meet a large increase in design...

Severn Provider ready for offshore markets

Severn Offshore Services’ new multipurpose wind farm vessel has been named the ‘Severn Provider’ at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem in the Netherlands....

The Mission to Seafarers launches Hong Kong vessel

A new seagoing motor launch named ‘Dayspring’ has begun providing welfare services for seafarers out of the port of Hong Kong run by the Mission to...

Britoil launches the 'Britoil Energy'

Britoil's second Norwegian-built newbuild, the ‘Britoil Energy’, was launched successfully at PT. Britoil Offshore Indonesia, Britoil's own shipyard...

Workboats.nl releases Seahunter design

Swire celebrates naming of 'Pacific Centurion' and 'Pacific Goldfinch'

US Navy christens amphibious Transport Dock Ship 'John P. Murtha'

India to receive icebreaker from Spain

Fourth LCU for Indian Navy launched at GRSE

Icebreaker 'Murmansk' launched at Arctech's Helsinki Shipyard

Shell's Arctic drilling project set to recieve government approval

Deep-sea submarine 'Cyclops' unveiled

Nine people arrested as one dies in Greek ferry blaze

Australian patrol boat gifted to Malaysia as it tackles piracy

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Questions raised about "dolphin safe" labelling

A new paper published in Marine Mammal Science by NOAA’s Jay Barlow of the Marine Mammal and Turtle Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Centre indicates...

Calls for mandatory labelling of imported seafood in Australia

A recent Australian Senate enquiry has recommended that country of origin labelling for cooked seafood be introduced.

Government buyout of commercial fishermen questioned

Australia's South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) has questioned whether a government ban on fishing in the Great Barrier Reef was...

Study to conserve genetic resources of tilapia

With world fish stocks dwindling tilapia farming is a global success story, with production tripling in the past two decades.

White House sets its sights on illegal fishers

The White House’s Presidential Task Force on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud, co-chaired by the Departments of Commerce...

Australian border protection officers board illegal fishing vessel

US Coast Guard disrupts illegal Mexican fishermen off Texas

New aquaculture leases granted for Australian state

"Supertrawlers" to be banned from Australian waters

Action taken against transgressing FCVs

NOAA issues Atlantic tuna management measures

Long-term development plan for fisheries in the Horn of Africa

Deep-sea fishing legislation met with mixed feelings

Fish farming improving East African nutrition

Russia to develop aquaculture near Arctic Circle