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Photo Courtesy of Bouchard Transportation Co.

Bouchard Transportation Co. launches Liberty Ship S.S. Frederick Bouchard in November 1944. Built in memory of Capt. Fred Bouchard, the vessel is then christened by his wife, Ellen S. Bouchard. #BTC100    The

NYSHEX Adds New Members in its Council

From left: Bjorn Jensen, Jochen Gutschmidt and Nick Fafoutis. Photo: NYSHEX

 The New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX), the container shipping industry’s solution for digital and enforceable freight contracting,  has announces the appointment of new members to its board of directors

Ports of Indiana: Building on Success

(Photo: Ports of Indiana)

The Ports of Indiana is a statewide port authority, established in 1963, which operates three ports: two on the Ohio River, one on Lake Michigan. Port officials refer to the three as “America’s Premier Inland Port System.

Shipbuilding

Rolls-Royce to Equip UK Navy's Type 26 Warships

The Rolls-Royce Mission Bay Handling System (Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce Canada said it has won a contract with BAE Systems for its mission bay handling

First of Three New ATBs Delivered for Vane Brothers

Photo: Vane Brothers

Vane Brothers Company continues to expand its fleet with new vessel construction. This February

Container Fleets & Demand Growing in Step -BIMCO

© Mihai Andritoiu / Adobe Stock

For 2018, the world containership fleet is expected to grow in step with global demand

Contracts

Fugro Returns to China for Gas Hydrate Research

Fugro Voyager (Photo: Fugro)

Dutch survey and geotechnical services firm Fugro said it has been awarded a contract by China’s

Port Spat Delays Russian Black Sea Product Exports

Shipments of oil products from a Russian Black Sea outlet have been disrupted since early February due to a row over the port's control, four industry sources told Reuters on

SCF, Shell Push LNG Fuel for Aframax Tankers

(Photo: SCF Group)

SCF Group signed time-charter agreements with Shell for two dual-fueled Aframax tankers.

Technology

Meet the Future of Visualization and Mapping Sonars

Fig 1 – Echoscope XD, Echoscope and Echoscope C500 Sonars (Image: Coda Octopus)

Coda Octopus launches the new Echoscope4G Surface; the future of visualization and mapping

WFN: Cable Route Survey Support for Kativik

Photo: WFN Strategies

WFN Strategies has been awarded a contract by Kativik Regional Government, a supramunicipal body

Noble Energy Profit Beats Estimates

Photo: Nobel Energy

U.S. oil and gas producer Noble Energy Inc reported adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday that

Legal

Subsea 7 to Invest in Xodus Group

SEVEN FALCON. Photo: Subsea 7

Leading global contractor in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services to the

Matson Reports Q4 Earnings Per Share $3.90

Photo: Matson

Honolulu-based Matson Inc reported fourth-quarter net income of $166.9 million. On a per-share

Golden Ocean Boosts Dividend as Q4 Financials Beat Street

File Image (CREDIT: AdobeStock / (c) Lidian Neeleman)

Dry bulk shipper Golden Ocean proposed a bigger than expected dividend for the fourth quarter on

People & Company News

Next Geosolutions Launches New UK Division

“Next UKCS opens up many new and exciting possibilities for Next Geosolutions, allowing us to enhance our capabilities and offer unrivalled multidisciplinary expertise," said Giovanni Ranieri, CEO, Next Geosolutions. (Photo: Next Geosolutions)

Next Geosolutions has launched a new division, Next Geosolutions UK Continental Shelf (Next UKCS)

iContainers to Represent Spain at 4YFN

Photo: iContainers

iContainers, a 100% online freight forwarder, has been chosen as one of the 32 most innovative and

Britannia Appoints Exclusive Correspondent in Taiwan

In a move to maintain the highest possible service levels to its Members in Asia, Britannia P&I has recently made two important changes.   In April last year, Britannia’s Managers

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