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Containerships Catch Fire After Collision at Malaysia’s Port Klang

Two large containerships collided Tuesday night at Malaysia’s Port Klang, sparking a large fire on at least one of the vessels. The containerships involved were the Marshall Islands-flagged MV San [...] The post Containerships Catch Fire After Collision at Malaysia’s Port Klang appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Coast Guard Searches off Miami for Missing Cuban Migrants

The U.S. Coast Guard searched on Tuesday for two missing Cuban rafters after the 11 others on their homemade vessel were plucked safely on Monday from the waters off Miami.

Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of ‘Quantum of the Seas’

Royal Caribbean International took delivery today of the newest and most anticipated addition to the cruise line’s fleet, Quantum of the Seas, from Meyer Werft shipyard. The post Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of ‘Quantum of the Seas’ appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Z-Drive Tech Spreads on US Waterways

Enterprise Marine Services, a subsidiary of Enterprise Products Partners L.P., is making a major commitment to Z-Drives for the U.S. inland waterways. They currently

Royal Norwegian Navy Chooses Sagem Navigation System

Sagem (Safran) has won a contract from the Royal Norwegian Navy in competitive bidding for the navigation system on its polar research ship, the RV Kronprins Haakon,

Finning Opens National Distribution Center

Finning has opened its £8 million purpose-built National Distribution Center in Cannock to support its continued customer growth in after sales support and maintenance.

Saint Lawrence Seaway Workers Threaten Strike

TORONTO, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Union workers on the St. Lawrence Seaway, the waterway that links the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, have given notice of a possible strike, [...] The post Saint Lawrence Seaway Workers Threaten Strike appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Phoenix Debuts EcoMod 450 Floodlight

Phoenix Products Company Inc. introduced the EcoMod 450, the latest edition to the company’s EcoMod Series of LED floodlights. With an output of up to 41,

St. Lawrence Seaway Workers Threaten to Strike

Union workers on the St. Lawrence Seaway, the waterway that links the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, have given notice of a possible strike, which could start on Friday afternoon,

Canada’s Arctic Fleet Expansion Needs More Funds, Watchdog Says

Canada will fail to deliver a proposed fleet of six to eight Arctic patrol ships unless it spends significantly more than the C$2.8 billion ($2.51 billion) planned, the Canadian Parliament's budget watchdog said on Tuesday. The post Canada’s Arctic Fleet Expansion Needs More Funds, Watchdog Says appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Marlink, Palantir Enter IT Services Partnership

Marlink and Palantir AS have signed a strategic partnership agreement that aims to improve access to IT services in the maritime industry. Palantir’s IT products

M3nergy Berhad Unveil Latest FPSO Vessel

M3nergy Berhad celebrated the completion of their latest FPSO vessel, Ratu Nusantara, at a launch ceremony at the Keppel Shipyard in Singapore. Under the auspices

Northern Sea Route Transit Applications Hit Record High in 2014

The Northern Sea Route of the Northeast Passage saw a record number of applications for permits to sail the famed arctic route in 2014, while sea ice extent prevented the [...] The post Northern Sea Route Transit Applications Hit Record High in 2014 appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Liebherr Scores Several RTG Orders

DP World Asian Terminals Inc. has placed an order with Liebherr Container Cranes for a further five RTGs at its Manila facility following an order of two units

European Parliament Backs European Shipping Week

European Shipping Week has been granted the European Parliament’s official patronage by its President, Martin Schulz. Both the European Commission and the

Quantum of the Seas Delivered to Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean International took delivery today of the newest addition to the cruise line’s fleet, Quantum of the Seas, from Meyer Werft Yard, at an official signing ceremony in Bremerhaven,

AMS Presents 2014 Safety Awards

Nonprofit maritime trade association American Maritime Safety (AMS) held its 25th Annual Membership Meeting at The Yale Club of New York City on Thursday, October 23,

HB Rentals Opens Service Location in Mexico

HB Rentals announced the official opening of its new service location in Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico. The new location supports HB’s range of service offerings

Tianchen Selects AVEVA 3D Design Solution

AVEVA announced that Tianchen, one of China’s largest engineering contractors serving the chemical processing industry, has selected AVEVA Everything3D (AVEVA E3D) as its 3D design solution.

Seaspan Begins First NSPS Build

Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards has started construction on two initial blocks for the first National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) ship, the Canadian

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