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Global Shipping Exposed to Cyber Threats

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The next hacker playground: the open seas - and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved around the planet. In this internet age, as more devices are hooked up online, so they become more vulnerable to attack.

US Navy Completes Korea Ferry SAR Mission

U.S. Navy photo by Christian Senyk

With concurrence from South Korean commanders, the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is departing waters around Jindo, South Korea April 22 after assisting with search and

Heroic Titanic Engineer’s Memorial Restored

Joseph Bell in 1912

Joseph Bell, the Chief Engineer aboard RMS Titanic, is considered national hero for his actions in the ship’s engine room as she met her fate on April 15, 1912. In acts of fearless self sacrifice, Bell,


Newport News, ODU Partner for Bachelor's Degree Program

John R. Broderick (left) and Danny Hunley sign a memorandum of understanding between Old Dominion University and Newport News Shipbuilding to offer a new bachelor’s degree program in mechanical and electrical engineering at The Apprentice School. Broderick serves as president of ODU; Hunley serves as Newport News’ vice president of operations. Photo by Chris Oxley/HII

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that apprentices at Newport News Shipbuilding

Rosie the Riveter: WWII Women Shipyard Workers Visit the White House


Women workers from Kaiser Shipyard welcomed to the White House Six of the original “Rosie the

Azeri Shipyard, BP Sign Vessel Construction Contract


Azeri state energy company SOCAR's shipyard and British oil major BP have signed a $378 million


Triton Imaging, Applied Acoustics Ink OEM Agreement

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Triton Imaging, Inc. and Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd. announced that they have signed an OEM

Navios Time Charters Two Product Tankers

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, an owner and operator of tanker vessels, has announced  that the Nave Equinox and the Nave Pulsar have been chartered out to an

FlexTech Signs Deal with Ocean Installer

FlexTech Engineering Director, Craig Keyworth

Flexible pipe specialist FlexTech has signed a contract for flexible pipe installation with Ocean


Underwater Laser Scanning for Subsea Pipeline Inspection

 Meshed laser based micro-bathymetry data with a single still picture of a buoyancy collar overlaid onto the data.

Underwater Laser based micro-bathymetry is becoming a new standard for subsea pipeline and asset

AUVSI to Hold Unmanned Systems and Robotics Exposition

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The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host Unmanned Systems 2014

Safety the Focus as Heavy Lifting Picks Up

Samson and Manitowoc Announce KZ100 Synthetic Crane Hoist Line. (KZ100 is also featured in the image running across the top of this page)

Modern heavy lift capabilities are crucial for safe, efficient operations offshore Heavy lift


Green Groups Urge US to Drop Solar Trade Case against India

Environmental groups urged the United States on Wednesday to drop a challenge to India's massive solar program and said the World Trade Organization case would only hurt the

Passenger Ship Liability Treaty Takes Effect

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The Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 2002

EU: No Thursday Energy Talks Foreseen

The European Commission does not foresee energy talks on Thursday in Bratislava, a spokeswoman said, following comments from Ukraine such a meeting could take place.

People & Company News

Euronav Posts 62% Core Profit Increase

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Belgian crude oil shipping group Euronav on Wednesday unveiled a 62 percent rise in first-quarter

Total sees Russia as biggest source of its oil output by 2020

France's Total expects the biggest share of its oil and gas output to come from Russia by 2020 and plans to stay there for the long haul despite recent tensions with the West

Modern Solutions Power Systems Conference

 Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III

Thomas Alva Edison, who is considered to be one of the most prolific inventors in history