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Tuco Delivers Workboat for Autonomous Vessel Research

UiT, The Arctic University of Norway takes over new ProZero Workboat for their research program of Autonomous Ships Navigation....

European Yards Specify Thordon Bearings as Standard for Deck Machinery

Thordon Bearings’ ThorPlas-Blue has established itself as the bearing of choice for deck equipment, with European shipyards...

Polaris VLOC Aground and Listing Off Brazil

Mining giant Vale has confirmed that the very large ore carrier (VLOC) Stellar Banner suffered damage after departing a loading te...

U.S. Navy Works to Limit Sailors' Cyber Vulnerabilities

The U.S. Navy is working to address its known cyber vulnerabilities on multiple fronts, including adversaries' ability to targ...

German Shipowners “Cautiously Optimistic”

The German Shipowners’ Association (Verband Deutscher Reeder – VDR) has released figures showing that Germany remains...

Photos: Colombian Navy Seizes Cocaine from Bulker off Aruba

In a joint interdiction operation conducted with the Dutch Coast Guard, the Colombian Navy boarded a bulker off the coast of Aruba...

World First: DNV GL Awards Type Approval for LTO Batteries

Echandia is pleased to announce that it is the first company in the world to be awarded a DNV GL Type approval certificate for an...

BP to Leave Three Trade Associations

BP has announced that it will leave three U.S.-based organizations – American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, the West...

Competing Golden Ray Salvors Face Court

The argument about the safest, most expedient way to remove the wreck of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray has been taken to cou...

MSC Meraviglia Refused Entry to Two Ports After Crewmember Catches Flu

The cruise ship MSC Meraviglia has been refused entry to ports in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands after one crewmember tested posit...

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