In a significant long term commitment to Tasmania and Antarctica, the Australian government has approved the process to procure a new icebreaker to replace the ageing Aurora Australis.
The ranking member of the United States House Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee sees a potentially great marriage between two domestic assets that are vital to America.
As part of its ongoing commitment to providing the highest level of service to its heavy lift and project cargo customers, Intermarine, LLC (Intermarine) is adding 15 new vessels to its fleet.
Last Friday, during the keel-laying ceremony for the Oasis III at STX in St. Nazaire, France, Royal Caribbean also announced that it has agreed with STX France to move forward on the order of a fourth Oasis-class ship for delivery in 2018.
HMAS Darwin operating in the Indian Ocean in international waters, 40 nautical miles off the east coast of Somalia, intercepted a suspected drug smuggling dhow on 13 May 2014, seizing 449 kilograms of heroin with an estimated street value of $132 million dollars.