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Suez Canal Offers Rebates for Dry Bulk Carriers

In continuation of her role in offering services to the world trade and encouraging mutual trade between Americas and the Caribbean, on one hand and the Indian

Nakilat to Build 11 Tugs for New Doha Port

Qatar’s New Port Project (NPP) has signed an agreement with Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) to construct 11 workboats for use at the port. HE Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada,

Rolling Gates Installation at Panama Canal

In another major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the electromechanical installation phase, one of the most important of the project, has begun

GasLog Ltd. to Buy 2 LNG Vessels

GasLog Ltd. has entered into an agreement with Methane Services Ltd. an affiliate of BG Group, to acquire two modern tri-fuel diesel electric LNG carriers for a cost of $460 million.

PMA Requests FMCS Intervention in Labor Talks

FMCS Statement on Labor Negotiations Between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) And the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA): The U.S. Federal

USCG Rescues One in Plane Crash

A man was rescued by Coast Guard aircrews after his plane crashed approximately five miles east of South Bimini, Bahamas, Monday afternoon. Rescued was David Pedroza, 43, from Boca Raton, Florida.

USCG Rescues Man in Bahamas After Plane Crashes in Ocean

  A man was rescued by Coast Guard aircrews after his plane crashed approximately five miles east of South Bimini, Bahamas, Monday afternoon. Rescued was David Pedroza,

Freight-Passenger Ferry for Steamship Authority

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a leading naval architecture and marine engineering firm with offices in Seattle, New Orleans and Ketchikan, Alaska, today announced

U.S. West Coast Port Employers Seek Mediation in Dockworker Talks

Shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports requested federal mediation on Monday in their contract talks with the union for 20,000 dockworkers, saying the two sides remain far from a deal after seven months of negotiations. The post U.S. West Coast Port Employers Seek Mediation in Dockworker Talks appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Barge Master T700 to Be Installed on Boskalis Ndeavor

A Barge Master BM-T700 system was unloaded in Singapore today as it awaits the early 2015 arrival of DP-2 multipurpose vessel Boskalis Ndeavor.   According to Barge Master,

Diana Shipping Announces $53.5m Drawdown

Diana Shipping Inc. announces signing and drawdown of a $53.5 million term loan facility with BNP Paribas; announces time charter contract for m/v Nirefs with Glencore   Diana Shipping Inc.

Diana Shipping Announced $53.5m Drawdown

Diana Shipping Inc. announces signing and drawdown of a $53.5 million term loan facility with BNP Paribas; announces time charter contract for m/v Nirefs with Glencore   Diana Shipping Inc.

PlateSmart Ups Security at Port Tampa Bay

Port Tampa Bay, Florida’s largest maritime port and the 16th largest in the United States, has elected to implement PlateSmart's ARES enterprise license plate recognition-based video analytics system.

Wärtsilä Propulsion Selected for World’s First LNG-Fueled High-Speed RoPax Ferry

Finnish engine manufacturer Wärtsilä says it will be providing the full propulsion package for a new LNG-fueled high-speed passenger ferry being built for Swedish operator Rederi AB Gotland. The post Wärtsilä Propulsion Selected for World’s First LNG-Fueled High-Speed RoPax Ferry appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Teekay Petrojarl Contracts Damen for FPSO Upgrade

Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), has been awarded an EPC contract by Petrojarl I LLC for the upgrade of its FPSO Petrojarl I.

Nicaragua Building China-led Canal to Rival Panama

Nicaragua on Monday broke ground on its Chinese-led $50 billion shipping canal, a massive infrastructure project that aims to rival Panama's waterway and revitalize

Yacht Hunting? Check Out the New Oceanis 60 Sailboat

Beneteau is showcasing their new Oceanis 60 Sailboat in a recent video, making us all drool in envy. With a dark blue hull, the nearly 60-foot vessel boasts a design that is meant to reduce the heel angle... via JustLuxe.com

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Needs to Fill 1,500 Civilian Worker Positions

The Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia is looking to hire about 1,500 civilian workers over the next year amid an increased workload and a growing number of retirees. The post Norfolk Naval Shipyard Needs to Fill 1,500 Civilian Worker Positions appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

NSRP Awards $11m for R&D Project Portfolio

The Executive Control Board of the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) has selected a new round of research and development projects for award, as part

Sekimizu Welcomes Shipper’s Revised Stance on Ballast Water

IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed the reconsideration by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) of its position towards the ratification by

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