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Stricken Tanker Sinks, Leaves Large Slick in East China Sea

Photo: China's Ministry of Transport

Two bodies, black box recovered from tanker before sinking; Iran says remaining 29 crew, passengers presumed dead.   A stricken Iranian tanker that sank in the East China Sea on Sunday in the worst

Stricken Iranian Oil Tanker Keeps Exploding

(Photo: China's Ministry of Transport)

The stricken Iranian oil tanker Sanchi keeps exploding, hampering efforts to extinguish the fire and rescue survivors, state media Xinhua said on Friday, citing the Ministry of Transport, as the blaze

Researchers to Laser Scan Titanic Wreckage

File photo: the Titanic pictured in Cobh Harbour, in April 1912 (Photo: Cobh Heritage Centre)

A research team armed with the latest in state-of-the-art underwater technology will set out this summer to capture laser data of the RMS Titanic wreckage. The six-week expedition will depart from St.

Shipbuilding

Shell Penguins Field FPSO Contract for Sevan Marine

Photo: Sevan Marine ASA

Shell has announced the final investment decision for the Penguins field redevelopment project in

MV Werften Cuts First Steel for Crystal Endeavor

Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay pushes the button to start the first steel cut (Photo: MV Werften)

Shipbuilder MV Werften said it has begun building Crystal’s new luxury expedition yacht

Crowley Orders ATB at Bollinger

(Image: Crowley)

Crowley Fuels LLC has signed a contract with Bollinger Shipyards for the construction of a new 100

Contracts

Trac-Wheels Signs Contract for 10 Kalmar Tractors

 TL2 terminal tractor. Photo: Kalmar

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with  Malaysia-based supply and installation

Jumbo Orders LNG-powered Heavy Lift Ship

(Image: Ulstein Design & Solutions B.V.)

Dutch transportation and installation contractor Jumbo said it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI)

World Seaborne Coal Trade Up in 2017

File Image (CREDIT: AdobeStock / (c) Lidian Neeleman)

World coal seaborne trade increased by 1.5 percent last year due to a recovery in output in

Technology

Robot Lasers Prolong Engine Pistons’ Lifespan

QuantiServ laser cladding (Photo: Wärtsilä)

New robotized laser cladding technology aims to revolutionize the reconditioning of large bore

ZIM Hires Geffen as Chief Digital Officer

(Photo: ZIM)

Israel's largest cargo shipping firm ZIM has hired Liav Geffen to serve in the newly created

Bourbon, Bureau Veritas Partner on Digitalization

Bourbon Explorer 508 (Photo: Bourbon)

Under a new strategic partnership agreement, French offshore services firm Bourbon and testing

Legal

MOL Acquires Seafarers Manning Company

Group photo of MOL Maritime (Europe) B.V. and MOL management provided  by MOL

Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced that MOL acquired 100% of the issued shares of

Lauritzen Reflags Two Gas Carriers to Denmark

Photo: J. Lauritzen A/S

Lauritzen Kosan has reflagged two of its ships to Denmark for the first time since 2003.

Canada Unveils New Arctic Shipping Safety Regulations

Photo: Transport Canada

Canada's Arctic is a vast and diverse region that is an integral part of this country.

People & Company News

More Vessels Call on Port of Rotterdam

Photo: Kees Torn, Port of Rotterdam

Over the past year, 29,646 sea-going vessels entered the port of Rotterdam. This is over 600 more

Forhaug Steps in as CEO at MMT

Peter Forhaug (Photo: MMT)

Marine surveying company MMT has appointed Peter Forhaug as acting CEO from January 1

China Rolls-out World's Second-Largest Ore Carrier

Photo: Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd

The second-largest ore carrier in the world was officially named Yuanhehai and delivered to China

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