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Former USCG Commandant Kramek Passes Away

Adm. Robert E. Kramek, 20th Commandant of the Coast Guard (Photo: U.S. Coast Guard)

Adm. Robert E. Kramek, former Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, has died October 20, 2016.   Kramek served as the Coast Guard's 20th commandant from 1994 through 1998, during which time he significantly

USS Detroit Commissioned

Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) is pierside on Detroit's waterfront. LCS-7 is the sixth U.S. ship named in honor of city of Detroit. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin)

Nearly 6,500 people gathered in front of the General Motors building at the Port of Detroit for the commissioning ceremony for the U.S. Navy’s new Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Detroit (LCS 7),

Costamare Defers Newbuild Vessel Delivery

Photo: Costamare Inc.

 Athens-based containership owner Costamare Inc. pushes back 11,000-teu newbuildings into 2017 as it reports strong third quarter figures which topped Wall Street expectations.   It has agreed to postpone


Liftboat Launched in China

Photo: Aqualis Offshore

Mekers Offshore Ltd has launched its first in a series of liftboats at Dajin Heavy Industries yard

Gulf Navigation Orders 6 Tankers from Wuchang

Dubai's Gulf Navigation Holding has signed a deal with China's Wuchang Group to expand its company's fleet, it said on Wednesday.   Dubai's only listed crude shipper said in a

Abu Dhabi Ship Building Launches Trainee Program

Photo: Abu Dhabi Ship Building

Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) has launched a training and development program which is


De Nora Bags Repeat BWTS Order from OSG

Image: De Nora

Electrochlorination equipment supplier De Nora has received an order from tanker company Overseas

First MAN 175D Engines Ordered

MAN 175D (Image: MAN Diesel & Turbo)

MAN Diesel & Turbo has won a contract to supply the first shipset (plus an option for six more

Fugro: Contract for US Offshore Wind Development Project

Courtesy Fugro

Fugro has been awarded the contract by Vineyard Wind, formerly named OffshoreMW, to perform a


New Module Creates 3D Video Animation of Assemblies

Photo: CoreTechnologies

The innovation driver CoreTechnologie has developed a new, unique CAD Viewer module for 3D video

Australia, France Meet to focus on Future Submarine Program

Australian Minister for Defence Senator the Hon Marise Payne Photo RAN

The Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and her French counterpart

Update on US Offshore GoM Timbalier 37 project

US Offshore Gulf of Mexico Photo Research and Markets

In their latest release, US Offshore Shallow Water Gulf of Mexico South Timbalier 37 Project


German Shipping Firms Convicted of Environmental Crimes

Photo: Sap Marine

Two German shipping companies that owned and operated the Motor Vessel (M/V) Nils B

Moody's: Ratings of Overseas Shipholding on Review for Downgrade

Photo: OSG

Moody's Investors Service, has placed the ratings of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.

Hanjin to Shut European Operations

Photo: Hanjin Shipping

South Korean container shipper Hanjin Shipping said on Monday that it would close all 10 of its

People & Company News

Global Shipbuilders Discuss Market Downturn

From 19 till 20 October 2016, top executives from major shipbuilders from Japan, Europe, China, South-Korea and the United States met in Gyeongju (South-Korea) in the context of

Zolotas Resigns from NewLead


NewLead Holdings Ltd. Announces the Resignation of Michail S. Zolotas as Chairman of the Board of

Braemar Shipping Fighting The Waves

Photo: Braemar Shipping Services plc

Braemar Shipping Services PLC reported a sharp decline in pretax profit for the first half of its

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