ABS, a leading provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Troy, Mich., based Altair for the Cubic Donut Tank System (CDTS) LNG containment concept.
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Vessel operating costs are expected to rise in both 2015 and 2016, according to the latest survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens. Crew wages, repairs and maintenance, and drydocking are the cost categories likely to increase most significantly over that period.
“Seven Seas Explorer”, the first super luxury cruise ship that Fincantieri is building for Regent Seven Seas Cruises was launched today at the shipyard in Sestri Ponente. Interior fittings will now begin, leading the ship to its delivery, scheduled in summer 2016.
ABS, a leading provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, has been selected to class an LNG bunker barge under construction at Conrad Orange Shipyard, Inc, a division of Conrad Shipyard, LLC, for WesPac Midstream LLC and Clean Marine Energy LLC (CME).
Retrieving an unreliable blowout preventer (BOP) is a necessary but expensive operation, costing upwards of one or two million dollars and can easily double in developing ultra-deepwater regions. It is also the main cause of downtime during drilling activity.
ClassNK picked up the Innovation Award for its 3D modeling software ClassNK-PEERLESS at the 18th Lloyd’s List Asia Awards in Singapore last night.
Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard in China for a package of advanced ship equipment for a new 124 meter long Dive Support Vessel (DSV).
The Australian Government has today provided the first look at Australia’s new icebreaker, showcasing a modern, sophisticated ship that will offer scientists unprecedented and extended access to the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.
The U.S. cargo ship El Faro which experienced engine failure and sank in a hurricane in the Bahamas earlier this month had previously lost power in open sea, according to a new lawsuit in Florida claiming the ship was unseaworthy and the owners negligent.