GAO reports on Abandoned and Distressed Vessels
The GAO has published a report reviewing the actions federal and state agencies take to address abandoned and distressed vessels (ADVs) in U.S. waterways.
France pushing for Mediterranean ECA
The proposal is getting enthusiastic support from an alliance of environmental organizations that mainly consists of NGOs from the Mediterranean region.
VIDEO: Norwegian Joy heads for Shangai
The ship is the second in the line’s Breakaway-Plus class and the first that was purpose-built for China.
U.K. port takes delivery of versatile Shoalbuster
The vessel will take on a multifunctional role that includes plow dredging, towing, pilotage and surveys.
New Zealand bans biofouled bottoms
In New Zealand, biofouling was found to be responsible for 69% of invasive aquatic species as opposed to just 3% from ballast water.
Epic Gas takes delivery of eighth from Kyokuyo Shipyard
Since the first quarter of 2013 the Epic Gas fleet has grown from 22 vessels to 41 vessels.
Russian yard lays keel for river cruise ship
The ship can be operated in sea and coastal areas, as well as in waves of up to 3 meters high.