ILO Adopts New Minimum Wage for Seafarers

A subcommittiee of the International Labour Organization (ILO) has agreed to raise the minimum wage for seafarers to up to $673 per month following the conclusion of negotiations between shipowners…

A subcommittiee of the International Labour Organization (ILO) has agreed to raise the minimum wage for seafarers to up to $673 per month following the conclusion of negotiations between shipowners...

Sembcorp Marine Reports Better Start to 2022 Amid Improving Energy Markets

Singaporean shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine says the first half of 2022 is shaping to be “significantly better” than the first half of 2021 as the industry outlook for energy, including oil…

Singaporean shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine says the first half of 2022 is shaping to be “significantly better” than the first half of 2021 as the industry outlook for energy, including oil...

World War II Mariners Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

American Merchant Mariners who served during World War II were awarded the Congressional gold medal during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Ten veterans of the U.S. Merchant…

American Merchant Mariners who served during World War II were awarded the Congressional gold medal during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Ten veterans of the U.S. Merchant...

Today Marks the First International Day for Women in Maritime

Today marks the first International Day for Women in Maritime, meant to highlight and celebrate the role of women in the historically a male-dominated maritime industry and identify areas where…

Today marks the first International Day for Women in Maritime, meant to highlight and celebrate the role of women in the historically a male-dominated maritime industry and identify areas where...

Second Scandlines Ferry Gets Norsepower Rotor Sail

Danish-based ferry operator Scandlines has installed a Norsepower Rotor Sail on a second ferry as the company increasingly turns to wind-assisted propulsion to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gases. Since…

Danish-based ferry operator Scandlines has installed a Norsepower Rotor Sail on a second ferry as the company increasingly turns to wind-assisted propulsion to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gases. Since...

Pacific Northwest Ports, Cruise Ships to Explore ‘Green Corridor’ for Cruise Ships

Ports and cruise lines in the Pacific Northwest have announced plans to explore the possibility of creating the world’s first maritime ‘green corridor’ for cruise ships. A green corridor is…

Ports and cruise lines in the Pacific Northwest have announced plans to explore the possibility of creating the world’s first maritime ‘green corridor’ for cruise ships. A green corridor is...

USCG, BSEE Issue Safety Alert in Response to Drillship’s Unsuccessful Attempt to Avoid Hurricane Ida

The U.S. Coast and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Environment (BSEE) have issued a joint safety alert, Safety Alert 05-22, in response to an incident involving the ultra-deepwater drillship Noble…

The U.S. Coast and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Environment (BSEE) have issued a joint safety alert, Safety Alert 05-22, in response to an incident involving the ultra-deepwater drillship Noble...

Port of Savannah Reports Third Busiest Month On Record in April

The Port of Savannah had its third busiest month on record in April, handling just shy of 500,000 TEUs as it continues work to expand capacity. April throughput came in…

The Port of Savannah had its third busiest month on record in April, handling just shy of 500,000 TEUs as it continues work to expand capacity. April throughput came in...

United Heavy Lift Orders Two More Eco-Lifter Newbuildings

Hamburg, Germany-based United Heavy Lift has placed an order for two additional two additional Eco-Lifter newbuilds at the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) shipyard in Hudong, China, bringing its total…

Hamburg, Germany-based United Heavy Lift has placed an order for two additional two additional Eco-Lifter newbuilds at the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) shipyard in Hudong, China, bringing its total...

CMA CGM Launches Early Container Return Incentive

CMA CGM has announced plans to implement an industry-first incentive program designed to encourage the early return of empty containers and help exporters get the equipment needed. The program, which…

CMA CGM has announced plans to implement an industry-first incentive program designed to encourage the early return of empty containers and help exporters get the equipment needed. The program, which...