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IMB calls for standardisation of global reporting to curb maritime crimes

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has called for standardisation of global reporting to curb maritime crimes and protect...

IMB calls for standardisation of global reporting to curb maritime crimes

Indian Government eases cabotage policy for special foreign vessels

The Indian Shipping Ministry has revealed plans to ease cabotage law for a period of five years, in a bid to develop coastal shipping and decongesting the roads and railways across the...

Indian Government eases cabotage policy for special foreign vessels

First remote-controlled ferry could be launched by 2020, says Rolls-Royce official

Rolls-Royce Marine Innovation vice-president Oskar Levander has predicted that the first remote-controlled ferry demonstrator could be launched within the next four to five...

First remote-controlled ferry could be launched by 2020, says Rolls-Royce official

Finnish ports set to close on 18 September

Finland's ports are set to be closed on 18 September as the Transport Workers Union (ATK) is planning to hold a strike action against the government's proposed changes to the existing...

Finnish ports set to close on 18 September

Deltamarin launches new DeltaLinx ferry design

Finnish ship design firm Deltamarin has launched a new ferry design, DeltaLinx, to enable easy operations in small ports and congested...

Deltamarin launches new DeltaLinx ferry design

Norway’s VARD contracts Rolls-Royce for advanced stern trawler

Norway's shipbuilding company VARD has awarded a £6m contract to Rolls-Royce to design and equip a shrimp stern...

Norway’s VARD contracts Rolls-Royce for advanced stern trawler

Joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign launched for enclosed space entry

A joint concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) has been launched worldwide to ensure optimum safety for seafarers who work onboard ships in enclosed spaces....

Joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign launched for enclosed space entry

Japan’s Mitsui tests new horseshoe-shaped windshield on its boxship

Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has commenced testing of a new horseshoe-shaped design energy efficient windshield...

Japan’s Mitsui tests new horseshoe-shaped windshield on its boxship

MHI postpones delivery of AIDA’s new cruise ship to December

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has postponed the delivery of its first large sized next-generation cruise ship to Carnival's German-based cruise operator AIDA Cruises by three...

MHI postpones delivery of AIDA’s new cruise ship to December

Glosten completes acquisition of US firm Noise Control Engineering

Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy Glosten has acquired Noise Control Engineering (NCE) for an undisclosed sum....

Glosten completes acquisition of US firm Noise Control Engineering

Undisclosed European customer contracts Hyundai Mipo for two new RORO ships

South Korea-based shipbuilding company Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has been contracted by an undisclosed European customer to build two roll-on / roll-off (RORO) ships, worth $186.5m....

Undisclosed European customer contracts Hyundai Mipo for two new RORO ships

All Coast names its new Class 250 liftboat as Great White

Louisiana-headquartered liftboat operator in the Gulf of Mexico All Coast has named its new 250ft leg liftboat as Great White....

All Coast names its new Class 250 liftboat as Great White

Tianjin Port to cease handling vessels carrying hazardous substances

Tianjin Municipal Transport Commission has ordered Tianjin Port to cease handling tankers and container ships that are carrying hazardous substances, Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has...

Tianjin Port to cease handling vessels carrying hazardous substances

Nato CMRE to test new sensors for ocean characterisation

The Nato Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) is set to start an oceanographic campaign, Glisten 15, in the Tyrrhenian Sea, north of Elba Island, Italy at the end of this...

Nato CMRE to test new sensors for ocean characterisation

KKR and Borealis Maritime’s JV acquires Commerzbank ships for $254.5m

KKR and Borealis Maritime joint venture (JV) Embarcadero Maritime III has acquired German-based Commerzbank subsidiary Hanseatic Ship Asset Management's (HSAM) ships for $254.5...

KKR and Borealis Maritime’s JV acquires Commerzbank ships for $254.5m

Canadian Government and Port Metro Vancouver to invest in shore power facilities

The Canadian Government and Port Metro Vancouver have agreed to provide $12m in funding for the installation of shore power facilities for container vessels at the port’s two container terminals....

Canadian Government and Port Metro Vancouver to invest in shore power facilities

Carnival to build and operate new cruise terminal at Port of Barcelona

Global travel and leisure company Carnival Corporation has agreed to invest more than €30m to build and operate its second private cruise terminal at Port of Barcelona in Spain....

Carnival to build and operate new cruise terminal at Port of Barcelona

Singapore’s Keppel awarded $684m contract for Golar FLNG conversion

Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard Limited has been awarded a $684m contract by Golar LNG for the conversion of a Moss type liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, the Gandria, into a Golar...

Singapore’s Keppel awarded $684m contract for Golar FLNG conversion

P&O Ferries's European Seaway rejoins service on English Channel

UK ferry operator P&O Ferries's European Seaway ship has rejoined service on the English Channel ten days ahead of schedule....

P&O Ferries's European Seaway rejoins service on English Channel

Attacks on small tankers continue in South East Asia, says IMB report

The hijacking of small coastal tankers by maritime pirates in the South East (SE) Asian waters is continuing to increase, averaging one attack every two weeks, a new report from the...

Attacks on small tankers continue in South East Asia, says IMB report

BHP Billiton to buy new tugs and tug harbour for $240m

Anglo-Australian multinational mining company BHP Billiton has announced that it will spend $240m to buy new tugs and tug harbour, as part of efforts to expand its tug fleet at Port Hedland....

BHP Billiton to buy new tugs and tug harbour for $240m