Photos Show Damage to Scorpio Tanker After Collision with Cruise Ship

Some new photos and video from the Besiktas Shipyard in Turkey show the extent of damage sustained by a handymax tanker following its collision with a cruise ship late last month in the Dardanelles Strait. As gCaptain reported previously, the Marshall Islands-flagged MT STI Pimlico collided with the Celestyal cruise ship Celestyal Crytal early on […]

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Russian Submarine Wreck Found Off Sweden Has Probably Been There for Decades

  By Elias von Hildebrand STOCKHOLM, July 28 (Reuters) – A submarine wreck discovered off the eastern coast of Sweden probably dates from World War One rather than last year when the military hunted for a suspected Russian submersible, the Swedish armed forces said on Tuesday. Monday’s announcement by shipwreck hunters made headlines in Sweden, […]


Ship Photos of the Day – Incredibly Detailed Sketches of Ships

A few months back we posted the above hand-sketched drawing of a typical offshore scene of by Niall Farrell from Greystones, Ireland. Today, Niall has sent us some new drawings that he made since then. Niall says that creating the sketches are a hobby and take him about 5 to 10 hours to complete. “When I started […]

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Maritime Industry Advocates Slam New York Times Article as Attack Journalism

  WARNING: Video auto-plays below: In the below interview by Maritime TV, maritime industry advocates Clay Maitland and Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Executive Director of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), criticize the recent New York Times article Stowaways and Crimes Aboard a Scofflaw Ship by Ian Urbina as a misrepresentation of the international maritime industry, making the […]

A cargo ship is seen crossing through the New Suez Canal, Ismailia, Egypt, July 25, 2015. Photo: REUTERS/Stringer

Egypt to Increase Access to East Port Said With New Channel

  CAIRO, July 28 (Reuters) – Egypt plans to allow smaller vessels in the Mediterranean direct access to East Port Said around the clock instead of just eight hours a day by building a side channel near the Suez Canal, which will speed up shipping movements in the area. Klaus Holm Laursen, managing director of […]

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Costa Cruises to Get Record-Breaking LNG Powered Cruise Ships

  Costa Cruises has been revealed as the brand that will get two new LNG-fueled cruise ships ordered by Carnival Corporation that will also set the record for guest capacity. Costa Cruises announced Tuesday the order to build the two new next-generation cruise ships at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Turku, Finland. The ships, which […]

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Dubai’s DP World Kicks Off $1.6 Billion Jebel Ali Port Expansion

  By Tom Arnold DUBAI, July 28 (Reuters) – DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, has started building a new $1.6 billion container terminal in Dubai in response to demand for more capacity and larger vessels, it said on Tuesday. Jebel Ali port, owned by DP World, has established itself as one […]