Pilot confuses coal loader for runway at a port

Pilot confuses coal loader for runway at a port

The pilot of a Regional Express Saab 340 thought a coal loading and storage port in Newcastle was the local airport and began manoeuvring to land on it.

Patrol boat delivered to Norwegian Defence Force

Patrol boat delivered to Norwegian Defence Force

An Alusafe 1300 MkIII patrol boat from Ålesund-based Maritime Partner has been delivered to the Norwegian Defence Force.

Largest construction vessel ready for action

Largest construction vessel ready for action

Allseas' ‘Pioneering Spirit’ will start its first job off Norway with an integrated dynamic positioning (DP) and maneuvering system based on Kongsberg Maritime te...

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Ukraine takes out loan to support shipbuilding industry

Ukraine takes out loan to support shipbuilding industry

A loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) of US$ 17.5 billion to the Ukrainian government will partly be spent on the support of the domestic...

'dACC Tirreno' delivered in Japan

'dACC Tirreno' delivered in Japan

The ‘dACC Tirreno’ has been delivered at the Oshima shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, the first of the four Supramax vessels belonging to the dACC...

Somali pirates pivot towards India

Media reports in India have suggested that Somali pirates are shifting their focus of operations towards India in response to increased naval patrols...

Epic Gas takes delivery of a 5,000-cubic metre newbuilding

Epic Gas has taken delivery of the 5,000-cubic metre ‘Epic St. Ivan’ from Japan’s Kitanihon Shipbuilding.

IMO accepts IMCA paper as basis for updating DP guidelines

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has agreed to use the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) proposals as the basis for the...

Hapag-Lloyd's 2014 financial year impacted by freight rate trend

Cosco to build seven container vessels for Maersk

Hyundai Heavy Industries restructure

Indonesia slams China's claims in South China Sea

Wilson orders three bulk carriers

GSF calls for rigorous monitoring KPI's for shipping alliances

Shipping losses lowest for 10 years but importance of safe manning underlined

BW LPG announces delivery of 'Vermilion First'

Loophole for vessels to be broken up in India

Baltic Dry Index 30-year low attributed to ship owners' optimism

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Individual linked to Sembcorp arrested by Brazilian authorities

An individual linked to rig builder Sembcorp Marine has been arrested on bribery charges by Brazilian authorities.

Russia boosts supply of cargo to Arctic to develop military infrastructure

Russia boosts supply of cargo to Arctic to develop military infrastructure

Russia is to boost the volume of cargo supplied to its Arctic territories to help develop military infrastructure there, according to the press secretary...

Russian shipbuilding shifts focus to Navy

The current economical crisis in Russia has already affected the shipbuilding industry. Consequently, the country’s shipyards have reported that...

'Viking Star' delivered by Fincantieri in Marghera

The first of three cruise ships that Fincantieri is currently building for Viking Ocean Cruises has been delivered at its Marghera shipyard, called the...

Japan's largest warship since WWII delivered

Japan’s Navy has taken delivery of the country’s largest warship since World War II, reflecting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push to increase Japan’s...

Stena Line launches world's first methanol ferry

BMT Nigel Gee expands

Severn Provider ready for offshore markets

The Mission to Seafarers launches Hong Kong vessel

Britoil launches the 'Britoil Energy'

Workboats.nl releases Seahunter design

Swire celebrates naming of 'Pacific Centurion' and 'Pacific Goldfinch'

US Navy christens amphibious Transport Dock Ship 'John P. Murtha'

India to receive icebreaker from Spain

Fourth LCU for Indian Navy launched at GRSE

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Questions raised about "dolphin safe" labelling

A new paper published in Marine Mammal Science by NOAA’s Jay Barlow of the Marine Mammal and Turtle Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Centre indicates...

Calls for mandatory labelling of imported seafood in Australia

A recent Australian Senate enquiry has recommended that country of origin labelling for cooked seafood be introduced.

Government buyout of commercial fishermen questioned

Australia's South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) has questioned whether a government ban on fishing in the Great Barrier Reef was...

Study to conserve genetic resources of tilapia

With world fish stocks dwindling tilapia farming is a global success story, with production tripling in the past two decades.

White House sets its sights on illegal fishers

The White House’s Presidential Task Force on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud, co-chaired by the Departments of Commerce...

Australian border protection officers board illegal fishing vessel

US Coast Guard disrupts illegal Mexican fishermen off Texas

New aquaculture leases granted for Australian state

"Supertrawlers" to be banned from Australian waters

Action taken against transgressing FCVs

NOAA issues Atlantic tuna management measures

Long-term development plan for fisheries in the Horn of Africa

Deep-sea fishing legislation met with mixed feelings

Fish farming improving East African nutrition

Russia to develop aquaculture near Arctic Circle