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15 August 2018
17:07
IMO’s Low Sulphur Fuel Regs Seen Cutting Demand for Canadian Oil

By Robert Tuttle (Bloomberg) IMO’s Low Sulphur Fuel Regs Seen Cutting Demand for Canadian Oil — As if pipeline bottlenecks were not enough, Canadian heavy…

10 August 2018
16:01
Big Spike in Containership Lay-Ups Mid-Peak Season a Worry for Owners

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Alphaliner’s bellwether containership idle tonnage data has recorded a big spike in vessels being consigned to lay-up, shifting the…

6 August 2018
13:50
Twenty-Five Nations Conclude RIMPAC, the World’s Largest International Maritime Exercise

The world’s largest international maritime exercise concluded this week following more than a month of training events conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands and…

25 July 2018
14:57
Offshore Heavy Transport to Enter Wind Market with Innovative Heavy Lift Installation Vesse

Norway-based Offshore Heavy Transport is set to enter the offshore renewables market with a state-of-the-art heavy lift transport and installation vessel that combines semi-submersible capability…

18 July 2018
17:22
China’s Growth Slows as Trade Row Stirs Concerns on Outlook

China’s Growth Slows as Trade Row Stirs Concerns on Outlook. By Kevin Yao and Fang Cheng BEIJING, July 16 (Reuters) – China’s economy expanded at…

16 July 2018
16:49
Offshore Strike in Norway Expands to More Than 1,500 Workers

OSLO, July 15 (Reuters) Offshore Strike – A Norwegian union for workers on offshore oil and gas drilling rigs stepped up a six-day strike on…

11 July 2018
13:40
Largest U.S.-Built Containership Christened at Philly Shipyard

Largest U.S.-Built Containership Christened at Philly Shipyard christened the largest containership ever built in the United States in a ceremony at the Philly Shipyard on…

9 July 2018
10:09
Crew members’ concern Saved Lives When Rescue Boat Unintentionally Released During Drill

Crew members’ concern over the safety of rescue boats being lowered from heights prevented an accidental release of a boat during a training exercise from…

3 July 2018
13:05
Euronav Acquires Second of Two 3-Million-Barrel Supertankers Left in the World

Euronav Acquires Second of Two 3-Million-Barrel Supertankers Left in the World. Belgian tanker company Euronav has purchased the Ultra Large Crude Carrier Seaways Laura Lynn,…

28 June 2018
14:17
First Offshore Wind Farm Battery Installed in Scotland

Norwegian energy company Equinor has installed a battery that will for first time make it possible to store energy produced from an offshore wind farm….

27 June 2018
10:56
Shipping Groups Call for Cooperation on Migrant Rescues at Sea

International shipping groups are calling for greater cooperation on a policy for migrants rescued at sea following Italy’s move to refuse ships carrying migrants from…

25 June 2018
02:44
NGO Shipbreaking Platform Slams Shipping Industry ‘Scaremongering’ to Undermine European Ship Recycling Regulation

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform is accusing the shipping industry of using ‘scaremonger’ tactics and ‘fake news’ in order to get South Asian shipbreaking yards included…

21 June 2018
22:25
First Battery-Powered SEACOR Offshore Supply Vessel in the Gulf of Mexico

Louisiana-based SEACOR Marine has completed the installation of the first hybrid battery power system on an an offshore support vessel in the Gulf of Mexico….

15:54
CMA CGM to Acquire European Shortsea Specialist Containerships

French shipping group CMA CGM has signed to acquire Finland’s Containerships from Container Finance Ltd Oy. Containerships specializes in the intra-European shortsea shipping and logistics…

20 June 2018
09:36
Shipping Associations: IMO Member States Must Progress on Key Sulphur Cap Issues at Critical Meeting Next Month

Some of the world’s leading international shipping associations are calling on the Member States of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for progress on some of…

16 June 2018
01:51
What Can Merchant Mariners Learn From Volvo Ocean Race Sailors?

What Can Merchant Mariners Learn From Volvo Ocean Race Sailors? Last month gCaptain was invited by John Mangano, Key Account Manager – Coastal & Navy…

14 June 2018
16:41
Port of Long Beach Crane Operators Set New Single-Shift Cargo Record

A pair of crane operators at the Port of Long Beach on the U.S. West Coast have set a new productivity record for moving the…

13 June 2018
17:06
China’s Naval Master Plan: A Military Threat in the Pacific and beyond

China’s Naval Master Plan: A Military Threat in the Pacific and beyond. This is the first in a series of columns Bloomberg is publishing on…

9 June 2018
21:26
Video Shows Insane Tanker Fire That Led to Two Houston Pilots Being Awarded the IMO Bravery at Sea Award

Video Shows Insane Tanker Fire That Led to Two Houston Pilots Being Awarded the IMO Bravery at Sea Award. On the morning of September 6,…

8 June 2018
12:39
Panama Canal Sets New Monthly Tonnage Record (Again)

The Panama Canal set a new monthly tonnage record last month, breaking the previously-held record the third time since the opening of the Expanded Panama…