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Watch: Skillful Navigation Between a Rock and an Iceberg in Antartica

In this video you can hear the Captain skillfully direct the helmsman while navigating through the Lemaire Channel between an iceberg andluna Booth Island off the Antarctic peninsula. Video filmed in March 2017.  The post Watch: Skillful Navigation Between a Rock and an Iceberg in Antartica appeared first on gCaptain.

Trump Signs Executive Order Aiming to Expand Offshore Drilling

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday to extend offshore oil and gas drilling to areas that have been off limits, in a move to boost domestic production just as industry demand for the acreage nears the lowest in years. Show More Summary

USS Jackson Completes Missile Test

U.S. Navy littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Jackson fired a missile against a simulated anti-ship missile during tests off the Southern California coast, April 22. The tests, part of a Combat System Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT) event, saw…

Austal Starts Building High-speed Ferry for Denmark

Australian shipbuilder Austal said it has started construction on a 109-meter high-speed catamaran ferry Express 4 for Molslinjen of Denmark, with the first plate-cutting conducted at Austal’s shipyard in Western Australia. Molslinjen Chairman…

Australia Plans to Limit LNG Exports

Australia's conservative government unveiled a radical plan on Thursday to restrict exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at times when domestic shortages push up local prices, aiming to ease soaring energy costs for local manufacturers. The…

Five Mariners Reunite With Their Rescuers

Five mariners rescued April 15 by the U.S. Coast Guard reunited with their rescuers Thursday in Clearwater, Fla. Various members from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Station Yankeetown and Air Station Clearwater attended the reunion, shook…

Louisiana Cat Expands in New Iberia

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and General Product Support Manager Troy Matherne of Louisiana Machinery Company announced the company will add 60 jobs and expand its New Iberia operations. Known as Louisiana Cat, the company rebuilds and services engines and related equipment for marine…

Op/Ed: Trump Signals New Day for Offshore Energy

National Ocean Industries Association president Randall Luthi weighs in on President Trump’s Executive Order on offshore energy. It’s a new day and a new attitude for American energy. The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) applauds…

Diana Charters out Sagitta to Hapag-Lloyd

Diana Containerships Inc. announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Hapag-Lloyd AG, Hamburg, for one of its Panamax container vessels, the MV Sagitta. The gross charter rate is $9…

Gulf of Mexico Subsea Alliance to Utilize New ‘Island Venture’ OCV

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), Trendsetter Engineering and C-Innovations have announced formation of a strategic alliance which will utilize the new offshore construction vessel Island Venture to provide Gulf of Mexico (GOM) customers with technologically advanced, integrated offshore well intervention packages. Show More Summary

Marshall Islands Court Sets Date for Frontline Case against DHT

Oil tanker firm Frontline said on Friday the high court in the Marshall Islands has agreed to hear on May 17 its complaint against takeover target DHT, which is incorporated in the remote Pacific republic, over a rival deal with BW Offshore.

Seattle Kicks Off Its Biggest Cruise Season

The Port of Seattle has kicked off its biggest cruise season yet with more than one million revenue passengers on 218 vessels, making Seattle the biggest cruise port on the West Coast. The cruise industry in Seattle is responsible for over $500 million in economic impact to the region…

Trump to Expand Offshore Drilling, Review Post-Deepwater Horizon Rules

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is moving aggressively to expand offshore oil drilling and to reconsider rules that safeguard the activity — including mandates designed to prevent a repeat of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Show More Summary

Maersk Line to Pay $4 Billion for Hamburg Süd

COPENHAGEN, April 28 (Reuters) – The world’s biggest container shipping company Maersk Line will pay 3.7 billion euros ($4.02 billion) for its acquisition of smaller German rival Hamburg Sud, it said on Friday. Combined, the two companies...Show More Summary

DOF Takes Over Canadian Subsea Shipping Company

Norway’s DOF Subsea AS said it has purchased the remaining shares in Canadian Subsea Shipping Company AS. Before the transaction, DOF Subsea AS owned 45 percent of the shares in the company. Canadian Subsea Shipping Company AS has a newbuild vessel under construction at Vard Group in Norway.

Saipem Teams Up with Italy Railways in Russia Project Bid

Saipem has teamed up with Italy's state railways to bid for work on a Russian high-speed train project as the Italian oil engineering and contracting firm seeks new business to offset an ongoing slump in the energy industry. Oil service groups…

Finland’s Oldest Ferry Goes All Electric

From steam to diesel and now electricity: the oldest operating ferry in Finland will tomorrow become the nation’s first all-electric passenger vessel after being fitted with Visedo power. The City of Turku will officially re-launch the historic Föri ferry tomorrow…

Lower Rates for Bigger Vessels Drag Baltic Index Down

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell for the ninth consecutive session on Friday, weighed down by lower rates for larger vessel segments. The overall index — which factors in rates for capesize…

Lloyd’s Register Launches Marine Analytics Service

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched its Marine Analytics service with a methodology that will enable companies to obtain value from operational data and connected assets. According to LR, the biggest challenge associated with data from multiple systems and connected assets…

REINTJES Launches New Hybrid Step-up Gearbox

Power train specialist REINTJES will demonstrate its new BAE HybriGen Zero system at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston. The recently developed hybrid step-up gearbox for retrofit offers reduced operating costs, reduced emissions and reduced maintenance costs, REINTJES said.

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