Matson orders two new Con-Ro ships

Matson orders two new Con-Ro ships

Matson Navigation Company has ordered two new Con-Ro vessels for its Hawaii fleet. The contract for both vessels, which will be built by General Dynamics NASSCO, i...

LNG-fuelled tanker delivered to Terntank

LNG-fuelled tanker delivered to Terntank

The ‘Ternsund’, a 15,000DWT tanker built in China, has been delivered to Denmark’s Terntank Rederi. ‘Ternsund’ is an IMO Type 2 oil/chemical tanker able ...

Second MEGI-type LNG carrier delivered

Second MEGI-type LNG carrier delivered

A second M-type, electronically controlled, gas injection (MEGI) LNG carrier, the ‘Oak Spirit’, has been delivered to Cheniere Energy.   The ‘Oak Spirit...


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‘Queen Silvia’ set to ply the Neckar

‘Queen Silvia’ set to ply the Neckar

After two years of planning and eight months of construction the 59-metre long, 11-metre beam vessel MS ‘Queen Silvia’ was christened on May...

Damen unveils next generation composite Water Bus

Damen unveils next generation composite Water Bus

Damen is set to launch its first composite “water bus” as the prototype undergoes sea trials in the next few weeks. The Damen water bus...

Passenger ferry capsizes while in port in Zamboanga City

The ‘Danica Joy 2’, a 998-tonne passenger and cargo vessel that plies the weekly ferry route between Zamboanga City in the Southern Philippines and...

First new Chinese built cruise ships aimed at the Chinese cruise market.

Italian group Fincantieri and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a non-binding agreement with Carnival Corporation and CIC Capital...

New pocket tanker for Puget Sound

A new pocket tanker set to replace current ATB operations is under construction for Puget Sound operator Maxum Petroleum. “We wanted a vessel...

New ship building contracts hit 20-year low

General Dynamics NASSCO christens fourth product carrier for American petroleum tankers

Abu Dhabi Ship Building commissions first floating dock

‘Federal Iris’ completes maiden voyage

LNG-fuelled tanker delivered to Terntank

MHI hopes to forming shipbuilding alliances

Second MEGI-type LNG carrier delivered

Eco-friendly tanker ‘Constitution’ christened and launched

Vard secures contract for two cruise vessels

Werften signs design agreements

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Handy sized tractor tug built for Vancouver Island

Handy sized tractor tug built for Vancouver Island

Jones Marine Group’s new tractor tug ‘David J’. T is an A.G. McIlwain-designed 16-metre long, 8-metre beam handy-sized tractor tug with a...

East Coast Marine announces launch of ‘Pacific Titan’

East Coast Marine announces launch of ‘Pacific Titan’

ECM’s new build shallow draught utility tug ‘Pacific Titan’ was successfully launched on September 10, 2016. The vessel was designed by ECM...

Diesel-hybrid infield support vessel delivered to Seaway International

The 55-metre-long, 15-metre-beam ‘Seaways 24’ is the latest addition to the Rampage-5500-ZH-class of infield support vessels designed by Robert...

New AHTS ‘VOS Champion’ joins Vroon fleet

A new AHTS vessel will be one of six to join the Vroon fleet. ‘VOS Champion’ is a 65-metre anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) designed...

‘Ocean Vantage’ takes to the waves

Gardline has commissioned a new DP2 geotechnical drill vessel. The vessel, named ‘Ocean Vantage’ has already successfully completed a number...

Vane Bunkering commissions powerful new ATBs

Amphibious bus rides the tides of Hamburg

Upgraded river ferry service aimed at alleviating Metro Manila road congestion

New UK replenishment-at-sea ships hit choppy waters

Nakilat Damen delivers five vessels for New Port Project

Rosmorport receives buoy-inspection boat

Sovcomflot expands participation in the Sakhalin-2 project

Unexploded ordnance project completed at German offshore wind farm

‘Jun Yang 1’ en route to Guangzhou

Sixth pipelay vessel for Petrobras commences work

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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

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) reported the seizure of crates containing around two...

New fish-harvesting vessel for DESS

DESS Aquaculture Shipping has placed an order for a fish-harvesting vessel from a Norwegian shipbuilder. The FHV will be used to carry salmon from...

Bycatch criteria for US imports introduced

Nations exporting fish and fish products to the United States will now have to meet fishing standards for protecting marine mammals equal to those...

River restoration boosts Maine’s fish ecosystem

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) has released data from one of its river restoration projects that helps small fish to migrate...

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

Deep Sea Supply and Marine Harvest to start aquaculture JV

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

Aquaculture plan released by NOAA

Damen unveils new utility vessel