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Pearl Seas Cruises Adds Voyages to Cuba

Pearl Mist (Photo: Pearl Seas Cruises)

Pearl Seas Cruises plans to launch a series of “cultural voyages” from the United States to Cuba beginning in the spring of 2016, the cruise line announced today.   Offering 7- to 10-night voyages aboard the line’s newest vessel,

FERC Approves Excelerate’s Offshore GasPort

Rendering of the proposed facility, the Aguirre Offshore GasPort (Photo: Excelerate Energy)

Excelerate receives approval to move forward with the construction and operation of LNG terminal   On July 24, 2015, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued its order granting authorization to Excelerate Energy,

ABS Grants AIP for Jensen’s LNG ATB Design

Image: Jensen Maritime

A Jensen Maritime-designed, liquefied natural gas (LNG)-bunkering articulated tug-barge (ATB) has been granted approval in principle (AIP) by classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

Shipbuilding

Carrier for Kansai Electric Power Named LNG FUKUROKUJU

LNG FUKUROKUJU

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today took part in a naming ceremony for the newbuilding liquefied

AAM, UNH in Vessel Design, Construction Pact

University of New Hampshire New Research Vessel

All American Marine, Inc.(AAM) together with the University of New Hampshire (UNH) are pleased

Korean Shipyards in Troubled Water

Photo: Hyundai Heavy Industries

Struggling with technology and a plunge in oil prices that has discouraged exploration

Contracts

Spill Charge Pares BP Profit

BP takes $10.8 bln pretax charge after $18.7 bln settlement. BP's second-quarter profit slumped by nearly two thirds from a year ago as it grappled with lower crude prices and

Big Oil, Corn Blitz EPA on Biofuels Plan

U.S. farmers, biofuel makers, and oil companies have mounted last-ditch efforts to push regulators to overhaul a controversial plan for biofuel use, homing in on the price

BP CFO: Oil Price Soft for Short, Medium Term

Oil prices are expected to remain soft in the short and medium term, BP's chief financial officer told a news conference on Tuesday. Oil prices have halved over the past year on

Technology

CMMI’s Maritime Potpourri Focuses on Raising the Bar

 Capt Philip Mathews, Master of CMMI delivering his address

The growing popularity of “Maritime Potpourri” Conference organized by the Company of Master

SUNY Maritime to Host STEM Academy for City Schools

The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College’s fourth annual STEM Academy, which runs July 27 to 31 in Throggs Neck, will provide inner city high school students with

SENER Presents on History of Ship Design

Photo: SENER

The COMPIT annual edition took part this year from May 11-13 in Ulrichshusen, Germany

Legal

BHP Shedding 100 HQ Jobs Amidst Commodities Rout

BHP to cut jobs in Melbourne HQ; cuts to be made gradually over "coming years." Global mining giant BHP Billiton intends to cut about 100 jobs at its Melbourne headquarters in

Consol Energy's Coal IPO Deferred

Coal and natural gas producer Consol Energy Inc said it was delaying a planned initial public offering of a unit holding steel-making coal assets due to weak prices.

Peabody Loss Widens to $1.04 Billion

Coal miner Peabody Energy Corp reported a much bigger second-quarter loss as it recorded $900.8 million in impairment charges. Net loss attributable to common shareholders

People & Company News

Oil Approaches Six Month Low

Oil prices extend losses to fifth session; Brent hits lowest since early February. Oil prices fell to their lowest in nearly six months on Tuesday, as a rout in the Chinese stock

Husky Energy Profit Plunges 81 pct

Husky Energy Inc, Canada's No.3 integrated oil company, reported a nearly 81 percent fall in quarterly profit as it struggles to cope with weak oil and gas prices.

National Oilwell Beats Street on Cost Cuts

National Oilwell Varco Inc, the largest U.S. oilfield equipment provider, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as cost cuts helped offset the impact of a fall in