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Wärtsilä acquires Transas

Transas Collaborative Decision Making Platform uni

Wärtsilä announced today that it has acquired Transas, an innovative, digital solutions provider headquartered in the UK. This acquisition is a recognition of Transas’ strong position in the maritime

Threat from wandering greenhouse gas

AWI sea-ice physicists have ericted an ice camp to

On the seafloor of the shallow coastal regions north of Siberia, microorganisms produce methane when they break down plant remains. If this greenhouse gas finds its way into the water, it can also become

DP World to Increase CapEx as 2017 Performance Shines

File Image: A typical DP world managed intermodal

DP World, one of the world's largest port operators, said on Thursday full-year profit rose 14.9 percent in 2017 and that it would spend $1.4 billion on capital expenditure this year.   Profit for the


China Building Its First Polar Expedition Cruise Ship

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China has begun building its first polar expedition cruise ship, state news agency Xinhua reported

US Navy: 355-Ship Fleet is the Mandate, Funding It is Fuzzy

(U.S. Navy photo by Morgan K. Nall)

As Congress wrestles with the budget, there is at least a bipartisan consensus that defense

Corrosion Control and the Autonomous Ship

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The remarkable success of autonomous and remotely-controlled vehicles on land and in the air and


Ontario Accepts Damen’s Electric Ferry Proposal

Left to right: Mark Gerretsen, MP for Kingston and

The Government of Ontario has accepted Damen’s proposal to build two ferries with full electric

ABB to Equip AET's New Shuttle Tankers

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ABB said it has won an order from Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries to equip two new 125

Chinese Diesel to be Shipped 'west' in VLCC

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Newly built vessel to load from Tianjin refinery a cargo of10ppm sulphur diesel meeting summer


OI 2018 London: That's a Wrap

Photo: Greg Trauthwein

Just back from London and the Oceanology International exhibition put on at Excel London

DNV GL: The Drone Squad for Ship Surveys

Photo: DNV GL

With four drone types in its arsenal, DNV GL has adapted its survey technology to various ship

Lloyd’s Register Acquires Cyber Security Firm Nettitude

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Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced it has acquired cyber security services provider Nettitude.


AISUS Bags Contract in the Middle East

AISUS - Stuart Lawson credit AISUS

Offshore inspection company AISUS  announced its first major contract win in the Middle East with

Statoil Takes Over as Martin Linge Operator

Martin Linge is an oil and gas field under develop

Statoil and Total have completed their previously announced transaction whereby Statoil has

Trump Proposes Boost to Maritime Infrastructure Investment

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On February 12, President Trump released his highly anticipated infrastructure proposal

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Maersk Says CFO Quits after Organizational Changes

Jakob Strausholm (Photo: A.P. Moller-Maersk)

Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Tuesday its chief financial officer has decided

Van Oord 2017 Revenue Dips

From left Niels de Bruijn, Jolanda Poots-Bijl, Pie

Van Oord reported slight drop in its revenues for 2017 having realized of EUR 1.53 billion (2016:

Keel Laid for National Geographic Polar Ship

The keel laying is underway Photo Ulstein Group

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc., a global provider of expedition cruises and adventure travel

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