The greatest cruise-ship building boom in history -- fueled by innovation and new technology -- is not over, but it is winding down.
- Shipbuilding slows; innovations remain
- Class must be ready to meet new demands
Classification societies need to respond to growing regulatory demands to develop advanced marine technology, according to Lloyd's Register (LR)...
- Korea's shipbuilding industry takes on new challenges
After suffering briefly from the worldwide recession, experts have expressed optimism that the Korean shipbuilding industry will rise again in the...
- Laser canons to defend ships from pirates
Lasers canons could be mounted on ships and boats to help fight off pirates attempting to board the vessels.
- Bidding ends for HMS Invincible
The online sale of former Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Invincible has closed, with the winning bid due to be announced in early February.
- Whither oil prices and tanker shipping in 2011?
At the start of a new year the thoughts of oil producers and marketers worldwide turn to what price their loaded barrels might fetch over.
- Korean Shipbuilding Sectors to Recover in 2011
2010 saw very stagnant business for shipbuilders worldwide including the three major shipbuilding companies in Korea.
- China's Anti-Ship Missiles Aren't Yet Effective, U.S. Naval Analysts Say
China doesn’t yet have the capability to use its new anti-ship missiles effectively against U.S. aircraft carriers and other warships, according to...
- Watchkeeper: May the wind be with us
Whatever the electrical efficiencies of wind power, and there remain plenty of doubters in this respect who point to the need for conventional...
- Lloyd's Register offers ship-operators timely guidance on ballast-water systems
The new guidance, reflects the current status of regulations proposed by the International
- Wartsila introduces its new powerful engine
Wartsila has introduced a more powerful version for marine applications of its popular Wartsila 32 engine.
- China developing aircraft carrier-killer missile
The Chinese military is working on an anti-ship ballistic missile programme capable of sinking aircraft carriers, a US naval official said.
- WA company to build warships for US Navy - ABC Online
TheBull.com.auWA company to build warships for US NavyABC OnlineDAVID WEBER: It's Austal's biggestshipbuilding program. Chief operating...
- New shipbuilding whitepaper shows how industry can beat the recession
AVEVA (LSE:AVV) one of the world’s leading providers of engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine...
- New environmental era for tanker shipping
The introduction of a new crude oil tanker concept that is fuelled by liquefied natural gas, has a hull shape that removes the need for ballast water...
- USA sues BP over Mexico Gulf nigthmare
The Obama administration sues BP and several other companies over the Mexico Gulf oil spill. Some 5 million barrels of oil gushed out from the BP...
- Russia to have a foothold on Turkish energy market
The Russian deputy prime minister, Igor Sechin is in Istanbul to finalize the construction of a nuclear power station in the town of Mersin on the...
- Asustek announces shipment targets for 2011 - Digitimes
Focus Taiwan News ChannelAsustek announces shipment targets for 2011DigitimesIn additional news, Gigabyte Technology has also held its sales meeting...
- Northrop Grumman 3Q profit rises, boosts forecast
Defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. said on Wednesday that its third-quarter profit edged up on contributions from its aerospace, electronics...
- Israel eyes technology to disable ships at sea without boarding - World Tribune
ReutersIsrael eyes technology to disableshipsat sea without boardingWorld TribuneTEL AVIV— Israel is developing technology to stop...