The latest corvette of Project 20380 (Steregushchiy-class), Aldar Tsydenzhapov, built for Russia’s Pacific Fleet conducted its first launch of an Uran cruise missile against a naval target in the Peter the Great Gulf in the Primorye Region, the Fleet’s press office reported on 25th November.
Cases of desperate shipowners abandoning their vessels and crews last spiked in 2017, but the number of incidents is now heading back up.
“As one of the world’s most prominent entrepreneurs, you have unparalleled influence, which we hope you will use to join us in pushing public recognition of seafarers as key workers, and champion the cause at the highest levels of government, including in the United States with the incoming Biden administration,” the shipping bodies wrote in the letter.
In an effort to lower its CO2 emissions by as much as 85% on certain vehicle shipments in Europe, car manufacturer Volkswagen Group will bunker two of its vehicle carriers with biofuel under a new partnership with Dutch fuel supplier GoodFuels
In a dispute over licensing and sales tactics related to the construction of LNG ships, South Korea’s antitrust regulators took the unusual step of fining France’s Gaztransport & Technigaz S.A. (GTT) for unfair sales tactics and ordering a correction.
China has labelled Australian coal as poor quality as hundreds of seafarers languish on stranded bulk carriers off the Chinese coastline, unable to offload their cargoes in the ongoing political spat between Beijing and Canberra.
In a first of its kind demonstration project, Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines in collaboration with the Miura Company have developed and tested a water filtration device to capture the plastics.
Russia has accused a US naval vessel of "operating illegally" in territorial waters in the Sea of Japan near the country's far east.
Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has signed a letter of intent with the Ministry of Economic Development and Labour of the Yucatán State (Mexico) for the design and construction of a new ship repair, conversion and maintenance yard.
he U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday it recommended that all people avoid cruise ship travel as the risk of COVID-19 on liners is very high.
The Osprey Group has won a contract to provide handling and storage services for the spare export cable for the Moray East offshore wind farm.
The semi-official Fars news agency did not give the nationality of the crew members or other details of the incident in its report.
The ceremony of joining the ocean-going warship “Rudaki” to Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy was held in the presence of the IRGC's Commander-in-Chief in Bandar-Abbas, southern Iran.
Over the course of the past five days, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority arranged a medical intervention for an injured aboard a freighter in the Indian Ocean.
Wilhelmsen took the reins at the family’s holding company via his holding of A shares following the suicide of his father, Wilhelm Wilhelmsen, in February this year.
Mexican authorities are detaining a heavy lift vessel after the discovery of cocaine hidden aboard one of the sailboats the vessel was transporting and offloaded in Mexico. An investigation is ongoing into the circumstances.
The Wärtsilä Airguard two pipe system can be easily installed which means less time in dry dock, less space in the engine room and more time on focusing on business operations.
Criminal syndicates are trawling the seas of West Africa, swooping for kidnap for ransom targets with security firms describing the current risk levels as critical.
The U.S. Coast Guard has launched an investigation into the circumstances of an allision between a barge and a bridge span on the Intracoastal Waterway near Chesapeake, Virginia.