ASCO Overhauls Shair Vagif

The multi-purpose dry cargo vessel Shair Vagif, owned by the Transport Fleet of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO) and operated in external waters, was overhauled at the Chernomorsk [...]

Samsung Heavy Bags LNG Carrier Order

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has secured a deal to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier for an Asian customer.According to Yonhap, SHI the deal is worth 225.5 [...]

Concordia Expects Stong Tanker Market

During the first half of 2019, the tanker markets produced voyage result per day levels that exceeded the corresponding period in the slump year 2018 by 50-100 percent, said Concordia [...]

NYK Sponsors Sea Turtle Research

Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) said that it has started a new approach to track loggerhead sea turtles (listed on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species) in the Kishu [...]

SHI Thrusts on Smart Ship Technology

South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has pushed ahead with advancing smart ship technology thanks to joint work with global equipment producers on SVESSEL, a smart ship [...]

Boatbuilding: Blount Powers Ahead

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News recently visited the Blount Boats facility in Warren, Rhode Island. The year 2019 might be the ‘year of the woman’ in the eyes of the IMO, but the two [...]