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Charleston Harbor Deepening Gets US Funding

Charleston Harbor deepening project earns key federal funding for preconstruction engineering and design; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocates $1.303 million

Crowley Now Managing Five Military Sealift Command Ocean Surveillance Ships

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s global ship management group has completed the successful turnover of the Military Sealift Command’s (MSC) T-AGOS/T-AGM fleet and is now responsible for the operation and maintenance of the organization’s five T-AGOS vessels. Show More Summary

Hong Kong’s New Low-Sulphur Regulations Enter Into Force

  July 1, 2015 – Beginning today, ocean going vessels berthed in Hong Kong are required to use cleaner burning fuels or be faced with steep fines. Hong Kong’s Environmental Protection Department’s new low sulphur fuel regulations promise to ensure reduced ship emissions and improved air quality in local communities. Show More Summary

Shipping Industry Confidence at Seven-Year Low

  Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell during the three months to May 2015 to a level equal to the lowest rating recorded in the past seven years, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. Show More Summary

Lifting Specialists Modulift, IMES form Joint Venture

Lifting industry specialists Modulift and IMES have formed a joint venture to offer an integrated management service to clients internationally.   The two

The Hour of Power: Hybrid Marine Technology and Green Ports

In 2015 two significant developments are going to make many operators, owners and builders of professional vessels consider hybrid marine power. Firstly the new emissions laws in ports,

Statoil Suspends Another Rig Contract

Norwegian oil major Statoil has decided to suspend its contract for the semi-submersible drilling Scarabeo 5 due to overcapacity in its rig portfolio.  The suspension will take effect once Scarabeo 5 has completed drilling of a well on the Kristin field in the middle of August, and will last until 1 March 2016. Show More Summary

Striking Ferry Workers to Ease Blockade of Calais Port

Striking ferry workers blocking access to Calais port in northern France agreed on Wednesday to let some boats through, partly lifting a blockade in its third day.

EU Ruling on River Dredging Could Hinder Port Expansion Projects

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday that damage to water quality must be considered when authorities approve river dredging to expand ports, in a ruling which could hinder expansion at the German ports of Bremen and Hamburg. The post EU Ruling on River Dredging Could Hinder Port Expansion Projects appeared first on gCaptain.

Ferry Workers to Partially Lift Calais Port Blockade

Striking MyFerryLink workers will partially lift on Wednesday their blockade of access of France's Calais port on the Channel, a union representative said on Wednesday.

Chinese PM Inks 2 Agreements During CMA CGM Visit

The CMA CGM Group hosted the Chinese Prime Minister, the French Foreign Affairs Minister and a ministerial delegation at its headquarters in Marseilles, July 1, the global shipping company announced.

Shell Green Lights GoM Field After Cost Cuts

Royal Dutch Shell has given the green light for the development of its largest platform in the Gulf of Mexico after making steep cost cuts which made the deep water

INCIDENT PHOTOS – Ship Carrying Fertilizer Hard Aground in Turkey’s Dardanelles Strait

A 7,600 DWT general cargo ship carrying ammonium sulphate is hard aground in Turkey’s Dardanelles strait. Turkey’s General Directorate of Coastal Safety reports that the Panama-flagged MV Ibrahim Konan ran aground overnight Tuesday while heading south through the strait near the town of Eceabat, Turkey. Show More Summary

Bahri Returns to Hyundai Samho for Five More VLCCs

  The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia, aka Bahri, has returned to South Korea’s Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for five newbuild Very Large Crude Carriers. Bahri signed the deal with Hyundai Samho, an affiliate of Hyundai Heavy Industries, late Tuesday. Show More Summary

GTT Records Order for 2 LNG Tankers

GTT receives a new order from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for two LNGCs for Teekay   GTT, a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime

SUNY Maritime to Host e-Navigation Conference

The e-Navigation Underway 2015 – North America conference will be hosted by The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College from September 28 to 30 on the college’s Throggs Neck,

MES Delivers Bulk Carrier Newbuild

MES delivers next ship of its Eco-Ship neo60BC design, 60,000 DWT type bulk carrierM.V. Phoenix Rising   Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 60,

NAPA Streamlines Compliance with Class Design Rules

NAPA Steel and NAPA Designer updated to reduce man-hours and duplication associated with new Common Structural Rules BC&OT   Global maritime software, services

European Court Ups Standards for River Dredging

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday that damage to water quality must be considered when authorities approve river dredging to expand ports,

Shell Green-Lights Giant Appomattox Project in Gulf of Mexico

Royal Dutch Shell has given the green light for the development of its largest platform in the Gulf of Mexico after making steep cost cuts which made the deep water project economical despite low oil prices. The post Shell Green-Lights Giant Appomattox Project in Gulf of Mexico appeared first on gCaptain.

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