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NITC Facing Blacklisting in EU Again

The National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) is facing blacklisting again by the European Union as it has failed in ...

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Pieter Schelte Becomes Pioneering Spirit

 Swiss-based owner of Pieter Schelte Allseas Group SA said that the vessel is being renamed “Pioneering Spirit”. ...

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Carriers That Don’t Order Big Ships Will Be Left Behind

The window of opportunity for carriers to order 18-20,000 teu mega ships is closing and those that do not make the ...

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Allseas to Rename Pieter Schelte After All

Swiss-based Allseas Group SA has decided to change the name of its crane vessel Pieter Schelte after vehement ...

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Another K-Line Executive Gets Jail Time

Another former executive of Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line) pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 14 ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (2-6 of Feb)

One Killed, Three Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria One crew member was killed and three taken hostage in ...

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One Killed, Three Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria

One crew member was killed and three taken hostage in a pirate attack on a Greek-owned tanker pending unloading off ...

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Image of the Day: Marorka Bags UASC Gig

Image of the Day Marorka Bags UASC Gig

The Icelandic provider of energy management solutions for maritime industry Marorka has posted this image to ...

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Term of the Day: Chassis

Chassis is a term that refers to a rectangular steel frame, supported by springs and wheeled axles constructed to ...

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VIDEO: PMA Makes “All-in” Offer to ILWU

The slowdowns by members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) at major US West Coast ports ...

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Allseas: No Intention to Change Pieter Schelte’s Name

Swiss-based Allseas Group SA, the owner of Pieter Schelte crane vessel, does not intend to change the ...

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Maritime Unions Demand Pieter Schelte’s Name Change

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is demanding that the Swiss-based  Allseas Group SA, the ...

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Iranian Navy Foils Two Pirate Attacks

The 33rd flotilla of the Iranian Navy fended off pirate attacks on two Iranian oil tankers in the past week, the ...

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Maritime Silk Road to Include Thai Canal?

The Thai Canal, also known as Kra Canal, that would cut through southern Thailand to enable improved transportation ...

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Image of the Day: Churchill Breaks Waves

Image of the Day Churchill Breaks Waves

  The image shows the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) ...

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Mild Shift in Ship Speeds Expected

A mild shift in the speeds of containerships, especially on the head-hole, can be expected as new liner mega ...

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Environmentalists Boycott Ship Carrying Radioactive Waste

Environmentalist groups are urging Turkish authorities to prevent a ship, believed to be loaded with radioactive ...

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Contracting Activity Slashed in 2014

Weaker ordering in the bulk carrier sector contributed to around half of the y-o-y decline in total contracting ...

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Bomb Scare at Lithuanian FSRU

A bomb threat interrupted gas supply on Wednesday from Lithuania’s recently inaugurated liquefied natural gas ...

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VIDEO: Preps for Höegh Osaka’s Repair Underway

Preparation of a repair plan for the car carrier Höegh Osaka is underway, according to the vessel’s owner ...

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Interview: The Way Forward after Deepwater Horizon Spill

  January 20th marked the beginning of the third phase of the multiyear trial before the New Orleans District ...

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VIDEO: MS Veendam Rescues Pilot from Pacific Crash

Holland America Line’s ms Veendam answered a request for assistance on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 from the United States ...

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VIDEO: Grounded Reefer in Delaware Bay Back Underway

Motor vessel Santa Lucia ran aground Tuesday near Miah Maull Shoal in Delaware Bay while inbound to Philadelphia. ...

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Infographic: Maritime Crime Figures for 2014

Maritime operations company Dryad Maritime released the following infographic showing maritime crime figures for ...

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Prosecutor Wants 26 Years for Costa Concordia Captain

Italian prosecutors have called for a 26-year prison sentence for the captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship that ...

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Three Injured in Cargo Ship Fire

A fire broke out on Saturday on board an Indonesia-flagged general cargo ship while docked in Surabaya, Indonesia ...

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HHI’s Order Intake Plunges

The newbuilding order intake of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has taken a plunge as the ...

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