Sailing the Seven Seas

Have you ever thought about the first journey of a ship, her maiden voyage from the shipyard to its owner?

Thailand: Navy to Put Guards on Cargo Ships

The navy will deploy armed guards aboard Thai cargo vessels travelling in the Gulf of Aden under its renewed ...

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Greece: Goldenport Holdings Inc Interim Management Statement

Goldenport Holdings Inc., the international shipping company that owns and operates a fleet of container and dry ...

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Varun Shipping to Supply Three AHTS Vessels to ...

  Varun Shipping Company has signed Rs 690 crore (USD 153 million) four year contract with Brazil state firm ...

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TGS Acquires Three 2D Seismic Data Surveys in Northwest ...

TGS commences the 2011 summer season with three 2D surveys in cooperation with Fugro; North Sea Renaissance ...

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Papua New Guinea: Nautilus Minerals Completes Seafloor ...

Nautilus Minerals has completed its 2010/11 seafloor drilling program, with the vessel, REM Etive, having ...

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UK: Hi-Tech Survey Completed on Dock Site Earmarked for ...

A detailed site survey has taken place on a Hull dock as part of preparations for a proposed Siemens wind turbine ...

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Norway: Imtech Marine to Present Multiflex Modular ...

At the Norshipping exhibition (24-27 May, Oslo) Imtech Marine will launch its modular and flexible concept ...

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The Netherlands: Feadship Unveils Superyacht Tango

This is the first images to be released of the 77.70-metre Feadship Tango. Launched at a strictly private ceremony ...

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Vietnam: Seven Seaports to Apply Electronic Customs ...

Seven seaports will experimentally apply electronic customs declarations effective June 9 under a new decision by ...

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Ukraine to Build Corvette Class Ship by 2016

Ukraine is serious about reviving and further development of its ship-building industry in Mykolaiv region (South ...

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South Korea’s Samsung Heavy to Construct Topsides ...

Statoil is to choose Samsung Heavy Industries for construction of the topsides for the Valemon platform. The ...

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India: SCI Selects Stratos to Deploy FleetBroadband on ...

Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, ...

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Sweden: White Smoke, Frederiet Team Up on LNG Bunkering

White Smoke AB and Frederiet AB have decided to join forces in the development of the world’s first LNG bunker ...

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European Commission Confirms Unannounced Inspections in ...

The European Commission can confirm that on the 17th of May 2011 Commission officials undertook unannounced ...

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UK: Harwich Makes Space for MPI Adventure Largest ...

Harwich International Port has welcomed the maiden call of the MPI Adventure in readiness for its participation in ...

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Austal Delivers 113 Metre Catamaran to Danish Owners

Austal’s largest catamaran built to date, the 113 metre “Leonora Christina”, was recently handed over to her ...

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Chevron Australia Accepts Delivery of Atwood Osprey ...

Chevron Australia Pty Ltd today announced it had accepted delivery of the newly constructed Atwood Osprey ...

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Vietnam: Hyundai Vinashin Shipyard Begins New ...

Hyundai Vinashin Shipyard (HVS) started its new shipbuilding business with the keel-laying of a 56.000 DWTbulk ...

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Shipbuilding Insurance Argument in Vietnam

  Vietnamese insurance company Bao Minh has been sued by a local shipbuilder for allegedly denying an ...

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UK: Maersk, BP and ABN Amro Call for Maximum Efficiency

  Rio Tinto, Maersk Line, Cargill and BP Shipping are among the maritime giants calling on the industry today ...

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Spain, France and Portugal Support Fishery Agreements ...

Authorities in Spain, France and Portugal signed a joint declaration for the maintenance of fishery agreements in ...

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US Senator Joins Local Fishermen and Scientists to ...

  U.S. Senator Jack Reed yesterday joined local fishermen, officials from the Commercial Fisheries Research ...

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Italy: Lusben Company Launches Latest Boat in Tradition ...

This past May 12th saw the technical launch of the very latest boat in the Tradition 105’ series, an event held on ...

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USA: New Golden Gate Ferry Launches from Larkspur

  Golden Gate ferry passengers rode a new ferry Monday that actually is more than 10 years old… By Mark ...

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Russia Prepares Law to Support Shipbuilding Industry in ...

Russia will prepare a law to support shipbuilding industry in Far East by next week, Vice Prime Minister Sergey ...

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USA: Diamond Offshore Secures Long Term Contracts for ...

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.  today announced that a subsidiary of the Company has entered into two term ...

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UK: Seaway Heavy Lifting on Schedule at Sheringham Shoal

Although the project had faced a critical preparation and mobilisation schedule on Wednesday 20 April 2011, the ...

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