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Expedition Cruise Market Powers Ahead

National Geographic Endurance for Lindblad. Source

While nothing lasts forever, the cruise industry – and particularly the ‘expedition’ cruise sector – remain on a historic run with no indication of a near-term slowdown.The leisure travel sector,

MTR100: Five "Ones to Watch"

Saipem’s Hydrone R – in the flesh and ready for re

For Marine Technology Reporter's (MTR) 14th Annual "MTR100" - a look at 100 innovators and technologies in the subsea space - MTR editor-at-large Elaine Maslin reports on five companies

Privinvest’s Deliveries to Mozambique: A Model for Africa

About the Author: Gary Roughead, Admiral, U.S. Nav

Media reports about Mozambique’s failure to launch a fishing and security fleet and its subsequent $2 billion debt default seem destined to torpedo, or at least set back similar efforts to build needed

Shipbuilding

BMA to Build Futuristic Vessel in Britain

Image by Britannia Maritime Aid

Ambitious plans are being launched for a $ 184 million training and disaster relief ship with

StealthGas Adds Vessels, Wins Charters

Pic: StealthGas Inc

StealthGas Inc, the world's largest owner of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) pressurized carriers in

NorthStar Midstream Forms LNG Marine Transport Firm

Photo courtesy of Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding

NorthStar Midstream, a portfolio company of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.

Contracts

Baltic Index at 4-week Peak on Broad Support

AdobeStock / © Lucasz Z

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose to its highest in more than four weeks on

Shell Charters LNG-Powered Tanker Fleet

World’s first LNG-powered crude oil tanker (courte

Shell Tankers (Singapore) Private Ltd has agreed a long-term deal to charter a fleet of 10 LNG

Baltic Index Down on Lower Capesize, Panamax Rates

File Image: AdobeStock / © lidian Neeleman

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell for the second straight session on Tuesday

Technology

SMD on Digitalisation in the Maritime Industry

Panellists sharing about digital disruption and ca

300 students from Institute of Technical Education, junior colleges, polytechnics

Portable Emission Analyzer Certified for Marine

Photo: Ashtead Technology

A portable analyzer designed for monitoring emissions from ships is now available for sale or rent

Damen Wins UX Design Award

Photo: Damen

Damen Shipyards Group won an award for the Human Machine Interface that it has been developing

Legal

Seized Stena Bulk Tanker Could be Released Soon

File Image: MarineTraffic.com

Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran

Iranian Tanker Wanted by US not Heading to Greece

File image: CREDIT MarineTraffic.com

An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails

Norway Mulls U.S. Gulf Naval Mission Proposal

Norway's foreign minister said on Thursday it was deliberating how to respond to a U.S proposal on forming an international mission to safeguard shipping in the Gulf.

People & Company News

GRS in South Korea Collaboration

Image:  Global Renewables Shipbrokers

German shipping service company Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) has announced the start of a

Chart Gets Order for Calcasieu Pass LNG

Map courtesy: Venture Global LNG

U.S. LNG equipment maker Chart Industries has received full notice to proceed (FNTP) regarding its

Joe Toomy Rejoins Port NOLA

Photo: Port of New Orleans

The former chairman of the Port of New Orleans Board of Commissioners Joe Toomy is rejoining the

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