Union workers Strike at Glencore Coal Mine

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Monday its members had downed tools at the Koornfontein coal mine operated by Glencore in a dispute over pay.

Frontline appoints Macleod as new CEO

Crude oil tanker firm Frontline, part of shipping tycoon John Fredriksen's business empire, appointed Robert Hvide Macleod as chief executive to replace Jens Martin Jensen, the firm said on Monday.

Autonomous Technology for Offshore Wind Farm

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  ASV Ltd in association with Planet Ocean Ltd, have received funding from the GROW:OffshoreWind initiative to investigate how the use of Autonomous

India to Develop Iran's Chabahar Port

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 India will float a company to develop Iran's Chabahar Port, a government statement said on Saturday, as New Delhi aims to take advantage of a thaw in Tehran's relations with world powers.

Vice Presidents Rejig at Caterpillar Inc

Following the previous announcement regarding two group presidents’ retirements and new responsibilities for another group president, Caterpillar Inc.

Northrop Grumman Sponsors Maritime RobotX Challenge

  Northrop Grumman Corporation is expanding its support for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education across the globe by sponsoring the Maritime RobotX Challenge in Singapore, Oct.

Austal Launches 5th CCP Boat

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  Austal launched yesterday its fifth in-series Cape Class Patrol Boat (CCPB) at the Company’s Australian Defence Facility in Henderson, Western Australia.

Maduro Says Venezuela's 2015 Budget to Put Oil at $60

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   Venezuela's 2015 budget will be based on a target oil price of $60 dollars per barrel, President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday night, but he repeated expectations that prices will recover.

Long Beach Port Adds ‘Free Time’ for Cargo to Ease Congestion

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  The Port of Long Beach will add an extra three days to the time that overseas import containers can remain on the docks without charge, in order to

Mount Whitney Departs Batumi, Georgia

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  The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed Batumi, Georgia, Oct. 18 after completing a successful port visit. While in Batumi,

Boskalis Consortium Wins Suez Canal Expansion Contract

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  A consortium consisting of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), Van Oord, NMDC (Abu Dhabi) and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has acquired a contract

Hurricane Gonzalo Knocks out Bermuda Power

  Power was knocked out to 80 percent of Bermuda's electricity grid due to Hurricane Gonzalo, the island's only power company, Bermuda Electric Light Co.

Can Oil & Gas Superpower Lead on Climate Change?

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  A day before President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations to declare the nation is "stepping up to the plate" to tackle climate change, nearly 400,

USS Constitution Not to Set Sail Until 2018

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  The crew of USS Constitution embarked on their final Boston Harbor underway demonstration aboard Old Ironsides this year, Oct. 17. Constitution

World’s 1st LNG Hybrid Barge Christened "Hummel"

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  The world’s first LNG hybrid barge of Becker Marine Systems was christened with the name "Hummel" on October 18, 2014, at Grasbrook Quay in HafenCity Hamburg.

Much Activity During Danish Maritime Days

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  Danish Maritime Days was well visited, and there were many participants and great enthusiasm at the more than 50 events. Attendance at the many events tells that the maritime days were successful.

No Merger of Yara & CF Industrie

Yara International ASA and CF Industries have terminated their discussions regarding a potential merger of equals transaction. "This has been a constructive process,

USCG Rescue Two from Their Diabled Sailboats

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  The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday after both of their sailboats became disabled approximately five miles west of the Chesapeake Bridge Tunnel near Hampton.

Hurricane Ana Heads towards Hawaii

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  Tropical Storm Ana strengthened into a hurricane on Friday and was moving in the direction of Hawaii but was not expected to make a direct hit on the islands, the U.

NSPR Set to Reduce Weld Distortion

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  Since weld distortion is a very costly problem for U.S. shipyards, the National Shipbuidling Research Program (NSRP) has embarked on a project to reduce

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