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Grand Opening – gCaptain Shop – Save 15% Storewide for Limited Time!

Back by popular demand, we are excited to announce the launch of the brand new gCaptain Shop. The gCaptain team, along with over a dozen volunteer beta testers and clothing designers, have been working hard this summer to launch the single-most requested feature we get here at gCaptain…. Show More Summary

Nigerian Navy Says Pirate Attacks Fall 68% From 2016

By Elisha Bala-Gbogbo (Bloomberg) — The Nigerian navy said pirate attacks in the country’s territorial waters fell 68 percent year-on-year in the first half of this year. “In the first half of 2016, 53 pirate attacks on shipping were...Show More Summary

DNV GL Updates NOx TIER III Compliance Guide

Classification society DNV GL has developed a new brochure to offer a set of best practices for the design of ships subject to NOx Tier III requirements. It also offers guidance on the considerations that should be taken into account at the newbuilding stage.

First Cargo of U.S. Strategic Reserve Arrives in China

SINGAPORE, July 20 (Reuters) – PetroChina is this week unloading the first Chinese purchase of crude oil from U.S. strategic petroleum reserves at a port in eastern China, according to shipping data and two industry sources. The move...Show More Summary

Maersk Applies New IT Security Systems After Cyber Attack

COPENHAGEN, July 20 (Reuters) – A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Thursday its anti-virus software was not effective against a new type of malware that hit the Danish shipping giant last month, but said further protective measures have now been put in place. Show More Summary

Green Initiatives take to the Seas

The 100 percent sustainable Energy Observer hints at a green future for the boating industry. By Carly Sisson In pursuit of a sustainable future, the 100-percent sustainable Energy Observer recently embarked on a six-year tour across the globe. Show More Summary

Keppel Posts Lower Q2 Profit, Says Rig Market Outlook Muddy

SINGAPORE, July 20 (Reuters) – Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corp posted a 21 percent drop in its quarterly profit and warned it did not expect a speedy recovery in the offshore and marine market. The conglomerate and its smaller cross-town...Show More Summary

Shell provides OOCL its integrated lubrication solutions for the world’s largest container ship

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), one of the world’s largest integrated international container transportation, logistics and terminal companies, has appointed Shell Marine to provide its integrated marine solutions, which include lubricants and services for OOCL Hong Kong. Show More Summary

Grand Bahama Shipyard Continues Relationship with PC Maritime Services

Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) informs its exclusive agency agreement in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg will continue, as PC Maritime Services’ new owner, Hilka Willms, takes the helm. Upon the retirement of Hans Stoop, his successor Willms…

FLIR Unveils New Multi-Sensor Maritime Camera

FLIR Systems, Inc. has added a cooled thermal camera to its M-Series platform, the FLIR M500 multi-sensor maritime camera, available from September 2017. The FLIR M500’s cooled midwave, 640x512 thermal camera’s ability to detect very small temperature…

Bourque Joins Sea Machines

Following a recent capital investment and the growing global interest from the marine sector, Sea Machines Robotics said it has been expanding its crew and is poised for further growth, expecting to deliver first generation systems to marine customers this summer.

Shell's Integrated Lubrication Solutions for World's Largest Box Ship

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has appointed Shell Marine to provide its integrated marine solutions, which include lubricants and services for OOCL Hong Kong. OOCL Hong Kong, currently plying routes between Asia and Europe, is the latest…

Seacroft Hires Pearce as Engineering & DP Manager

Aberdeen-based Seacroft Marine Consultants said it has appointed Richard Pearce as Marine Engineering and Dynamic Positioning (DP) Manager, as the firm looks to develop more specialized offshore marine projects. Pearce brings to the role 16…

Wartsila Order Intake Beats Forecast as Marine Market Revives

Finnish ship technology and power plant maker Wartsila reported on Thursday a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly order intake, saying the market demand had improved for its marine solution business. Bookings of new orders in the second…

Fincantieri, Mapei Enter R&D Partnership

Shipbuilder Fincantieri said it has partnered with Mapei, a producer of adhesives and chemical products for the construction sector with a business line of shipbuilding industry products, in the field of research and innovation. According to Fincantieri…

PetroChina Unloads First US SPR Cargo

PetroChina is this week unloading the first Chinese purchase of crude oil from U.S. strategic petroleum reserves at a port in eastern China, according to shipping data and two industry sources. The move comes as China, the world's No.2 oil consumer…

Maersk Beefs Up IT Security After Malware Attack

A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Thursday its anti-virus software was not effective against a new type of malware that hit the Danish shipping giant last month, but said further protective measures have now been put in place. "This virus attack was a previously unseen type of malware…

Keppel Posts Lower Q2 Profit, Warns on Rig Outlook

Q2 profit S$161 million versus S$205 million year ago; O&M division net order book at S$3.4 billion. Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corp posted a 21 percent drop in its quarterly profit and warned it did not expect a speedy recovery in the offshore and marine market.

Van Oord Wins Dubai Project

Van Oord has been awarded the contract for Dubai Harbour marine works, a prestigious mega project in Dubai. The project, which Van Oord carries out for Projects Link Contracting Co LLC, is the next step in achieving ‘Dubai Tourism Vision 2020’…

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