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Monday, February 19, 2024
FILE PHOTO: An EUNAVFOR warship escorts a merchant vessel in the Gulf of Aden. Photo: EUNAVFOR
Shipping

European Union Launches Red Sea Naval Operation

The European Council has launched a new maritime security naval operation focussing on protecting freedom of navigation in the Red Sea. High Representative for

February 19, 2024
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Shipping

Unifeeder Charters More Methanol-Powered Feeder Vessels

Unifeeder Group, a part of DP World Marine Services, has finalized a long-term charter agreement to add two more methanol-fueled container feeder vessels to

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 833

Illustration of the world's first methanol-powered Construction Support Vessel
Environment

Norwegian Shipowners Partner on World’s First Methanol-Powered Subsea and Offshore Wind Vessel

Norwegian shipowners Eidesvik Offshore and Agalas are partnering on the construction an innovative Construction Support Vessel (CSV) designed for subsea and

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 938

Friday, February 16, 2024
A missile is launched from a U.S. Navy warship against what they describe as Houthi military targets in Yemen.Handout via REUTERS.
Shipping

Houthis Resume Attacks on International Shipping in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

The Houthi rebels resumed attacks on international shipping in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden this week following a brief pause. The U.S. Central Command has

February 16, 2024
Total Views: 2416

Thursday, February 15, 2024
Hotspur pictured earlier in Ketchikan, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Accidents

NTSB Report: Flooding and Non-Operational Alarms Led to Fishing Vessel Loss

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has concluded that the likely cause of the capsizing and sinking of the fishing vessel Hotspur near Nunez

February 15, 2024
Total Views: 7284

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Shipping

New Study Looks at Impact of Weather on Container Stack Stability

Norwegian marine insurance group Gard has released a comprehensive new study exploring the effects of weather on the collapse of container stacks. The research

February 15, 2024
Total Views: 5839

CMA CGM Mermaid. Photo courtesy CMA CGM
Shipbuilding

CMA CGM Takes Delivery of Novel LNG-Fueled Feeder Ship

French shipping group CMA CGM has taken delivery of the CMA CGM Mermaid, the first in a series of ten 2,000 TEU container ships powered by Liquefied Natural

February 15, 2024
Total Views: 1966

Deltamarin and BAR Technologies unveil a new wind-optimized hull and superstructure
Environment

Deltamarin and BAR Technologies Unveil Wind-Optimized Hull Design

Deltamarin and BAR Technologies have joined forces to introduce a new wind-optimized hull design equipped with rigid sails. The new Aframax/LRII design, known

February 15, 2024
Total Views: 1114

USCGC Clarence Sutphin Jr (WPC 1147) stops a vessel in the Arabian Sea carrying Iranian weapons to the Houthis in Yemen. Photo courtesy U.S. Central Command
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes Iranian Weapons Bound for the Houthis

A U.S Coast Guard cutter has intercepted a vessel loaded with advanced conventional weapons and lethal aid in the Arabian Sea. The shipment allegedly

February 15, 2024
Total Views: 48327

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
A stock photo of a vessel servicing an offshore wind farm at sunset
Offshore

Eversource to Sell Stakes U.S. Offshore Wind Projects for $1.1 Billion

Eversource Energy has announced a definitive agreement to sell its 50 percent ownership stake in two offshore wind projects off the U.S. Northeast to Global

February 14, 2024
Total Views: 1800

A worker on a container crane at the Port of Los Angeles
Ports

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Off to a Strong Start in 2024

The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach are off to a strong start in 2024, with significant gains in the amount of imports handled compared

February 14, 2024
Total Views: 2098

The deceased female North Atlantic right whale near Joseph Sylvia State Beach on Martha's Vineyard, January 28, 2024. Credit: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute/Michael Moore. Taken under NOAA Permit # 24359.
Fishing

Investigation Confirms Maine Fishing Gear Involved in Right Whale Death

An investigation by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries has confirmed that rope recovered from a deceased female North

February 14, 2024
Total Views: 3366

The multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV) Siem Day. Photo courtesy DeepOcean
Offshore

DeepOcean Secures Major Subsea Contract with ExxonMobil in Guyana

Norway-based DeepOcean, a leading provider of ocean services, has secured a major contract from ExxonMobil Guyana for subsea construction and inspection,

February 14, 2024
Total Views: 4037

MSC ships a the Port of Felixstowe. File Photo: John New / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

MSC Ship Captain Sentenced for Sailing Under the Influence in the UK

Zbigniew Chowaniec, a 65-year-old Polish national and ship captain, has received a suspended prison sentence and a small fine in the UK after admitting to

February 14, 2024
Total Views: 3971

The Marlin Luanda pictured January 27, 2024, in the Gulf of Aden. Photo courtesy Indian Navy
Defense

Pentagon Analysis Confirms Iran’s Role in Enabling Houthi Attacks

A new report by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has confirmed Houthi forces use Iranian missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for attacks on

February 14, 2024
Total Views: 4799

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Ambrey and Inchcape Shipping Services Join Forces on Maritime Security
Shipping

Ambrey and Inchcape Shipping Services Join Forces on Maritime Security

UK-based maritime security firm Ambrey and Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), a leading port agency and marine services company, have announced a strategic

February 13, 2024
Total Views: 1767

Wind turbines off of Block Island
Shipping

Biden Administration Finalizes Two Offshore Wind Areas in Oregon

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated two final Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) offshore Oregon, totaling approximately 195,012 acres, for the

February 13, 2024
Total Views: 908

mardis gras lng bunkering
Cruise Ships

Carnival Corporation Orders First Newbuild in Five Years

Carnival Corporation, the world’s leading cruise company, has announced its first newbuild order since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company on

February 13, 2024
Total Views: 3889

Watch: Iran Launches Ballistic Missiles from Converted Warship
Shipping

Watch: Iran Launches Ballistic Missiles from Converted Warship

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is claiming a historic first with the test firing of two ballistic missiles from the deck of a former

February 13, 2024
Total Views: 14819

The Island Innovator drilling rig courtesy Island Offshore
Offshore

Rig Safety Dispute Leads to Contract Termination Off Equatorial Guinea

Trident Energy and its partners Panoro Energy and Kosmos Energy have terminated the contract for the Island Innovator semi-submersible drilling rig off the

February 13, 2024
Total Views: 5807
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