Golar Unit CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amid Corruption Probe

Golar LNG said on Tuesday Hygo Energy Transition Ltd Chief Executive Officer Eduardo Antonello has taken leave of absence with immediate effect, following a corruption investigation involving him in Brazil. Golar said Antonello’s leave was in no way linked to … Read More

Eastern Lays Keel for Weeks Marine’s New Hopper Dredge

Eastern Shipbuilding Group conducted the keel laying for the new trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) it is building for Weeks Marine. This new U.S. flag dredge R.B. Weeks, ordered by Weeks Marine in April, is be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton … Read More

US Coast Guard to Trial Autonomous Patrol Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Research and Development Center (RDC) will run an autonomous patrol boat through its paces to gauge whether the innovative technology installed on board can be used to support personnel in executing Coast Guard missions. The … Read More

Australia Sends Troops to Help Contain Virus on Bulker

Australian defense personnel are being deployed to Port Hedland, one of the world’s largest iron ore loading ports, to help contain a coronavirus outbreak on a bulk carrier that last changed crews in the major seafaring city of Manila. Seventeen … Read More

TOTAL Lubrifiants Acquires Lubrilog SAS

Signing Ceremony, Nanterre. From left to right: Florian Rouby-Giraud, CEO Lubrilog, Pierre Duhot, Senior Vice President Total Lubrifiants and Pascal Clement, GM Lubrilog. Total Lubrifiants, the world’s fourth-largest international lubricants company, announced the acquisition of Lubrilog SAS. Lubrilog SAS is … Read More

Bermuda Ferry Returns to Gladding-Hearn for Refit

Resolute, one of two high-speed passenger catamarans delivered by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation to Bermuda’s Ministry on Transport in 2002, has returned to the shipyard for a complete refit. The project’s completion is scheduled for May 2021. Designed by Incat … Read More

To the Bold Man Who First Ate a Raw Oyster

This is a technical article related to risk assessment, which is incredibly central to maritime endeavors. We operate in an environment with many unknowns and high unpredictability, and anything we do requires a risk assessment. In fact, naval architects, marine … Read More

Crew on TUI Cruise Ship Test Positive for Coronavirus

A cruise ship carrying about 920 passengers and sailing off the Greek island of Milos was likely to dock at Piraeus port later on Monday after 12 of its crew members were found to be positive for the coronavirus an … Read More

CMA CGM Hit by Cyber Attack

Container shipping group CMA CGM said on Monday it is dealing with a cyber attack impacting its peripheral servers. The attack did not concern the systems of its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, it added in a statement. CMA CGM said external … Read More

Yanmar Opens Middle East Branch in Dubai

Japanese engine manufacturer Yanmar said it will soon open a new parts warehouse at its Middle East Branch, located in the United Arab Emirates, near Dubai Airport. The Middle East Branch began operation in January of 2019 in the Dubai … Read More