Maguire Joins W.S. Darley Directors Board

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W.S. Darley & Co. announced the addition of Vice Admiral Joe Maguire to the Board of Directors. Maguire was a career Naval Special Warfare Officer

Australia Mulls Quarantine Fees Increase

Australia's Department of Agriculture is undertaking a review of five biosecurity cost recovered arrangements which will result in some fee adjustments commencing July 1,

Offshore O&G: Cuts, Delays in Norway as Costs Soar

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More oil and gas projects in Norway could be put on hold because of rising costs, adding to a growing list of developments that have been delayed or called off,

War of Words Drive Crude Higher

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Putin warns of 'consequences' of Ukrainian army actions Brent crude futures rose by more than a dollar a barrel on Thursday as mutual accusations of

Judicial Proceedings Halted Against AdvanFort Charges

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Prosecution for the charges of trespassing and firearms possession against AdvanFort stopped until quash petition hearing. The Madras High Court

IHC Merwede Strengthens N. American Presence

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IHC Merwede has strengthened its North American operations and reinforced its presence in Houston, Texas with a strategic appointment at the IHC Merwede America Corp.

Laborde Hosts Mitsubishi Training Seminar

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Laborde Products hosted a three-day Mitsubishi engine training sminar in Covington, Louisiana for its North American dealers. The company welcomed

Webinar to Examine 3D Laser Scanning in the Marine Industry

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3D laser scanning has taken much interest in the maritime industry as it continues to find greater acceptance in the sector. In an up-close look at 3D laser scanning,

S. Korea Ferry Founder Has Diverse Interests

The head of the South Korean family that operated the ferry which sank last week is a billionaire once jailed for fraud, a photographer who has held an

IMB: Piracy Falls to Lowest Level since 2007

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The International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed that piracy on the world’s seas is at its lowest first-quarter level since 2007,

Fidelis Group Name Civisca Executive V-P

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National marine and inland marine insurance coverage and service provider Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC (FGH), through its subsidiary company Continental Underwriters, Ltd.

Nexus: Ferry Tragedy a Fatal Chain of Errors

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Nexus Consulting Maritime Safety expert Captain William Doherty calls the MV Sewol Korean ferry sinking a preventable “fatal chain of errors” Nexus Consulting Group of Alexandria,

Heroic Titanic Engineer’s Memorial Restored

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Joseph Bell, the Chief Engineer aboard RMS Titanic, is considered national hero for his actions in the ship’s engine room as she met her fate on April 15, 1912.

Passenger Ship Liability Treaty Takes Effect

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The Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 2002, which substantially raises the limits of liability for the death of,

Panama Canal Dredging Forces Lane Closure

Beginning Tuesday, April 29, 2014, through Thursday, May 1, 2014, the East lane at Pedro Miguel Locks will be closed to allow the equipment to operate

Huge Iceberg Broken off Antarctica Heads for Open Ocean

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Scientists are monitoring an iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan - one of the largest now in existence - that broke off from an Antarctic glacier and is heading into the open ocean.

Rosie the Riveter: WWII Women Shipyard Workers Visit the White House

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Women workers from Kaiser Shipyard welcomed to the White House Six of the original “Rosie the Riveters” who worked in Kaiser Shipyard during World

Weber to Leave Hapag-Lloyd Board

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Dr. Jürgen Weber to hand over the chair of the Supervisory Board to Michael Behrendt in autumn. Three important tasks fulfilled / Handover to complete

MSI Develops LNG Bunkering Safety Training

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The Maritime Simulation Institute in Middletown, Rhode Island is developing a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering safety training course. The first session,

RINA Launches Notation for Eco-ships

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International classification society RINA has launched a new voluntary notation to clearly identify new ship designs which meet eco-ship criteria. The

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