Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

A collision between the multi-purpose cargo ship Rickmers Dubai with the un-manned crane barge Walcon Wizard which was being towed by the tug Kingston in the south-west traffic lane of the Dover Strait TSS was caused by ...

read more →

MTU, Fairplay to Test MTU SCR System in Real Life

MTU, Fairplay to Test MTU SCR System in Real Life

On of the most difficult tasks for maritime engineers is posed by the upcoming emission regulations pushing for ...

read more →

The Dutch Show Their Might at SMM

The Dutch Show Their Might at SMM0

  As this year’s SMM conference and exhibition in Hamburg is expected to be the largest so far, the same goes ...

read more →

All Eyes on SMM Hamburg

All Eyes on SMM Hamburg

The SMM international trade fair of the maritime industry has officially been opened in Hamburg. Every two years ...

read more →

LNG Hybrid Barge Readying for Hamburg

LNG Hybrid Barge Readying for Hamburg

Environmentally-friendly Becker Marine Systems’ new LNG Hybrid Barge was launched in Komárno, Slovakia on September ...

read more →

BV Classed Fleet Reaches 100 Million Tonnes

BV Classed Fleet Reaches 100 Million Tonnes

Strong growth in the numbers of ships being transferred into BV class has pushed the Bureau Veritas classed fleet ...

read more →

Aussie Beacon Owners to Benefit from Modernized ...

Aussie Beacon Owners to Befit from Modernized Satellite System

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), in cooperation with Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) has awarded a ...

read more →

Tasneef Lands Classification Deal

Tasneef Lands Classification Deal

United Arab Emirates-based classification society Tasneef has signed a contract with Drydocks World to provide the ...

read more →

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 18 – 24, 2014)

wmn_topnews

Strike at Ningbo Port Turns Violent A massive strike by as many as 10,000 truck drivers at Ningbo’s Beilun ...

read more →

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 11 – 15, 2014)

Readers' Picks of the Week (Aug 11 - 15, 2014)

Lilly Johanne Capsizes in Turkey Lilly Johanne, a live fish carrier, capsized in Celiktrans shipyard in Tuzla, ...

read more →

Crane Kills Tugboat Captain

Crane Kills Tugboat Captain

A 46-year-old tugboat captain, Michael Collins, died as a result of injuries he sustained when a crane fell on the ...

read more →

UK: Standby Vessel Hits Wind Farm Pile, Springs Leak

OMS Pollux

Danish-registered standby safety vessel, OMS Pollux, collided with a pile supporting a turbine yesterday at Walney ...

read more →

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 4 – 10, 2014)

Readers' Picks of the Week (Aug 4 - 10, 2014)

Egypt to Build New Suez Canal Egypt is looking to build a new Suez Canal parallel to the existing one in a USD 4 ...

read more →

North Sea Vessels Facing Detentions amid New Labour Laws

North Sea Vessels Facing Detentions amid New Labour Laws

North Sea supply vessels and support ships could be detained in port if they are found to be failing to comply with ...

read more →

Update: Port Hedland Strike Called Off

Strike Looming over Port Hedland

Tugboat engineers at Australia’s largest port, Port Hedland, have cancelled the intended strike and will continue ...

read more →

VIDEO: Brace Yourself for Freefall!

Brace Yourself for Freefall

Rough sea can be relentless and unforgiving for those trying to abandon ship as fast as possible. Open lifeboats ...

read more →

Russian-Flagged Research Vessel Drifting in Okhotsk Sea

Research Vessel

Russian-flagged research vessel Professor Gagarinskiy carrying 40 people onboard is adrift off central Sakhalin ...

read more →

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 28 – Aug ...

Readers' Pick of the Week

Australian Maritime Unions Standing Their Ground The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Australian Maritime ...

read more →

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 21- 25, 2014)

READERS' PICK OF THE WEEK

VIDEO: Float-On and Transport of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard Following the successful parbuckling of ...

read more →

Port Hedland Deckhands Back Industrial Action

Port Hedland Deckhands Endorse Industrial Action

Deckhands in Port Hedland have voted to take industrial action, after failing to negotiate a new Enterprise ...

read more →

TSB Canada Pinpoints Factors Leading to Fatal Tug Accident

TSB Canada Pinpointed Factors Leading to Fatal Tug Accident

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada released its investigation report into the capsizing of tow, and ...

read more →

Readers’ Pick of the Week (July 14-18, 2014)

wmn_topnews

VIDEO: Float-On and Transport of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard Following the successful parbuckling of ...

read more →

How to Maximise Returns from Investment in Technology?

Seven Borealis front of Imtech Marine, Rotterdam office

High revenue-earning ships need a fresh approach to systems integration to take full advantage of available ...

read more →

Boskalis, SAAM to Pull Together in Americas

Boskalis, SAAM to Pull Together in Americas

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and SAAM S.A. have created a joint harbor towage operation within the American ...

read more →

Nam Cheong Sells Four

Nam Cheong Sells Four

Malaysian offshore marine player Nam Cheong Limited has disclosed the sale of another four vessels worth ...

read more →