rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

OPTECH South 2017: Littoral Challenges in Colombia

Photo credit: Nicklas Gustafsson

Concepts and Technologies Examined at Sea and Ashore    Naval experts from around the world are meeting in Cartagena, Colombia, for the Operations and Technology (OPTECH) South 2017 conference.  The event is being conducted by the U.

Murky Inventory Estimates Leaves Oil Markets Guessing

File Image (CREDIT: AdobeStock / (c) leeyiutung)

Oil supplies remain plentiful despite OPEC-led cut; measuring stored oil globally is notoriously difficult.   The jury is still out over whether an OPEC-led production cut aimed at tightening oil markets is working,

Shanghai Grapples with Traffic Congestion

File Image (CREDIT: AdobeStock / (c) zhu difeng)

The world's busiest container port, Yangshan in China's business hub of Shanghai, is battling severe congestion wrought by dense fog, higher-than-usual volumes and the aftermath of a shake-up in shipping alliances,

Shipbuilding

Private Equity Boost for Hyundai Samho

South Korea’s Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), a shipbuilding affiliate of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), said it has attracted 300 billion ($264 million) won investment

Viking Line Inks Shipbuilding Deal with Xiamen

Image: Viking Line

Finland based Viking Line said it has signed a conditional contract with Chinese shipyard Xiamen

Damen Celebrates 90 Years

(Photo: Damen)

With nine decades of operations in the shipbuilding industry under its belt, Damen has grown from

Contracts

Baltic Index Down on Weaker Capesize Rates

File Image (CREDIT: AdobeStock) / (c) n neeleman)

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk

Japan Steelmakers Scramble for Coking Coal

File Image (CREDIT: AdobeStock / (c) Lukasc Z) )

Japanese steelmakers have bought coking coal from the United States, Canada and China to replace

Norway Invites Coastal Ferry Route Bids

Norway's Geiranger fjord (CREDIT: AdobeStock / (c) iPics)

The Norwegian government is inviting shipping firms to compete for the right to provide a

Technology

ASV Global Opens Mission Control Center

(Photo: ASV Global)

Autonomous vessel technology developer ASV Global has opened its new state of the art Mission

Newark Container Terminal Handles Record Volumes

Photo: PNCT

Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) handled a record number of container volumes without

Apply Now for the MTR100

MTR100.jpg

The July/August 2017 issue of Marine Technology Reporter — the world's leading subsea industry b2b

Legal

Eight Dead as Migrant Boat Sinks off Greece's Lesbos

At least eight people, including a child, drowned when an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece's Lesbos island, the Greek coastguard said on Monday.

Saudi Aramco Veteran to Oversee IPO

State oil giant Saudi Aramco has appointed company veteran Motassim al-Maashouq to officially oversee preparations for its initial public offering (IPO)

Aker Solutions, Kvaerner mull 2017 M&A

Norwegian billionaire investor Kjell Inge Roekke aims to change the ownership of one of more of his companies in the oil services industry this year, he wrote in his annual

People & Company News

CLIA: 2017 Cruise Industry HoF Award Winners

CLIA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner - David Crooks (Photo: CLIA)

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced the 2017 Cruise Industry Hall of Fame

Yang Ming Halts Container Service to Iran

Taiwan’s troubled Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp is halting its container service to Iran, becoming the first foreign shipping line to abandon the route a year after

DSME Deal Non-starter

File Photo: Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering

The creditors of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) still remain undecided over afor

Maritime Apps