Italy Saves Over 2,000 Mediterranean Migrants

Italy Saves Over 2,000 Mediterranean Migrants

Four migrant smugglers armed with Kalashnikov guns threatened one of the Italian coastguard’s motorboats ...

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Update: Norman Atlantic’s Death Toll Rises to 12

Heat and Smoke Thwart Norman Atlantic Search Operations

Italian authorities have found another charred body  on board the fire-stricken Norman Atlantic ferry, the Hellenic ...

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d’Amico Group Launches Its Largest Ship

d'Amico Group Launches Its Largest Ship

The Italian dry bulk and tanker owner and operator d’Amico Group took delivery of the 117,000 dwt dry bulk ...

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VIDEO: Fincantieri Starts Building Seven Seas Explorer

Fincantieri Starts Construction of Seven Seas Explorer

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven Seas Explorer, the first super luxury cruise ship that ...

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Venice Court Lifts Ban on Large Cruise Ships

Venice Court Lifts Ban on Large Cruiseships

Venice regional court of appeal (Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale) has revoked the order on banning large ships ...

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IOM: Migrant ”Ghost Ships” Here to Stay

IOM Migrant ''Ghost Ships'' Here to Stay

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says the spectre of large, disposable crafts bearing hundreds of ...

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Two Dead After Ships Collide in Adriatic

Two Dead After Ships Collide in Adriatic

Two men died and four are missing after the Turkish general cargo ship M/V Gokbel collided in poor visibility with ...

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Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin S.PA., an Italian owner and operator of a fleet of commercial liquefied gas vessels, pleaded guilty to ...

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Italy Wants In on STX France Takeover

STX France

Italy has confirmed its interest in buying a stake in struggling shipyard STX France in Saint Nazzaire, French ...

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Italy Rescued Over 150,000 Migrants at Sea in 2014

Italy Rescued Over 150,000 Migrants at Sea in 2014

Through November 30, 2014, a total of 163,368 migrants have been rescued at sea this year, data released by Italy’s ...

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Venice Offshore Terminal Faces Opposition

Artist's Rendering  of the Offshore Terminal

The long-awaited construction of an offshore terminal off the Port of Venice has stumbled upon major opposition ...

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Saipem Hit by South Stream Project Cancellation

Saipem Hit by South Stream Project Cancellation

Italian oil and gas industry contractor Saipem says it has received  a “Notification of suspension of Marine ...

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Fincantieri Returns to Scanship

Fincantieri Returns to Scanship

Norway’s Scanship Holding ASA has through its subsidiary Scanship AS entered into a contract with the Italian ...

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Epic Bali Saves Migrants off Italy

Epic Bali Saves Migrants off Italy

Singapore-based gas carrier fleet owner and operator Epic Gas has reported that one of its vessels, Epic Bali, was ...

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Failing to Tackle Migrants Flow Brings Problem Closer to Home

Italian navy rescue asylum seekers

The announcement of the UK Foreign Office that the UK will no longer take part in search and rescue operations in ...

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Fincantieri Presents Costa Diadema

Fincantieri Presents Costa Diadema

Costa Diadema, the fifteenth ship of Costa Cruises fleet, was presented by Costa Cruises and Fincantieri at the ...

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Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Cruise Ship

Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Ship

Fincantieri has launched  a super luxury cruise ship Le Lyrial, ordered by the French shipping line Ponant ...

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European Commission Clamps Down on Spain, Italy

European Commission Clamps Down on Spain, Italy

The European Commission is taking action against Spain before the Court of Justice of the European Union, because ...

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Grimaldi Beefs Up Southern Express

Grimaldi Beefs Up Southern Express

Grimaldi Lines, the Italian RoRo ship owner represented by Niels Winther in Denmark, is expanding its Southern ...

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First MOAS Rescue Mission Bears Fruit

First MOAS Rescue Mission Bears Fruit

Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) successfully coordinated two rescues at the Mediterranean Sea on ...

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Keel Laid for Holland America’s Largest Ship

Keel Laid for Holland America's Largest Ship

Seattle-based cruise company Holland America Line celebrated the keel laying of its new 2,650-guest Pinnacle Class ...

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