• Nearly 500 Airlifted from Stricken Cruise Ship

    MarineLink News 24 Mar 2019 | 14:34 pm

    Rescue services had airlifted 479 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and began towing the vessel to a nearby port.The Viking Sky, with 1,373 passengers and crew[…]

  • Diamond S Shipping Taps Kilcullen as CFO

    MarineLink News 22 Mar 2019 | 19:56 pm

    US-based tanker owner Diamond S Shipping Inc. said it has appointed Kevin M. Kilcullen as its new Chief Financial Officer.Kilcullen comes to Diamond S from Oslo-listed chemical and product tanker owner/operator Team Tankers International Ltd., where he served as CFO[…]

  • US: Russian Ship Suspected of Aiding N.Korea

    MarineLink News 22 Mar 2019 | 17:43 pm

    The U.S. government has named a Russian ship on a list of vessels suspected of providing fuel to Pyongyang, a month after Reuters reported the same ship violated sanctions by carrying out a clandestine transfer to a North Korean tanker.The[…]

  • BDO: Shipping Confidence Rises

    MarineLink News 22 Mar 2019 | 17:11 pm

    Even in the face of a raft of geopolitical and trade disputes that have conspired to instill uncertainty in many industries, confidence in the shipping industry rose in the last three months says the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from BDO…

  • Bollinger Delivers 33rd FRC to USCG

    MarineLink News 22 Mar 2019 | 15:57 pm

    Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC JOSEPH DOYLE, the 33rd Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard took delivery on the 21st of March, 2019 in Key West, Florida. The 154-foot Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter[…]

  • KVH Expands HTS Maritime Network

    MarineLink News 22 Mar 2019 | 14:22 pm

    Vessels in Asia Pacific, U.S. Pacific Northwest, and other key shipping areas benefit from the latest satellite technology by using KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network.KVH Industries announced that it has expanded its mini-VSAT Broadbandsm…

  • Port Authority: 'A strong start to 2019'

    MarineLink News 22 Mar 2019 | 14:19 pm

    Tonnage on river increases 60 percent from 2018Through the first two months of 2019, the Port of Little Rock and its stevedorer, LSI, have seen a year-to-year increase of 33 barges, a 62% increase in activity. Additionally, tonnage is up[…]

  • OP/ED: The Capital Construction Fund

    MarineLink News 22 Mar 2019 | 14:13 pm

    How to make the Capital Construction Fund work for all vessel owners and operators.The Red and White Fleet is a passenger vessel operator on San Francisco bay with roots back to 1892. We make no secret of the fact that[…]

  • USCG Commandant Delivers SOTCG Address

    MarineLink News 22 Mar 2019 | 13:40 pm

    The Commandant of the United States Coast Guard delivered his first State of the Coast Guard address Thursday at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro.Speaking from the largest port in the nation, Adm. Karl Schultz highlighted Coast[…]

  • Rauma Marine to Build Ferry for Kvarken Link

    MarineLink News 22 Mar 2019 | 07:24 am

    Finnish-Swedish passenger ferry operator Kvarken Link has signed a construction agreement with Finnish shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions for a car and passenger ferry, set to operate between the Finnish city of Vaasa and the Swedish city of Umeå.Following the[…]