2018 Cooperative Strategy Forum Focuses on Baltic Sea Security

COPENHAGEN (NNS) -- Senior Navy and civilian defense officials from 13 countries and NATO Maritime Command met in Copenhagen, Denmark for the 2018 Cooperative...

In Depth: Interview: Hydrogen Is the Ideal Zero-Emissions Fuel

The maritime industry is at a crossroads. It has reached a point in its history where it has to pick the right path to...

Transshipment at Indian ports accelerates

Transshipment trade demand at Indian ports, following the implementation of a liberalized cabotage policy May 21, appears to have accelerated, as ocean carriers in...

India, UK to increase joint navy training

NEW DELHI: Enhancing their strategic relationship, India and the UK are planning to increase the joint training between their navies through carrier battle group...

India and Pakistan’s sea-based nuclear weapons cause regional alarm

Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program is primarily predicated upon its ability to act as a deterrent, to prevent nuclear blackmail by, or a nuclear conflict...

Panama Canal Expecting 234 Cruise Ships This Cruise Season

The Panama Canal Authority said it expects to receive approximately 234 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax Locks during the upcoming 2018-2019 cruise...

Global bunkering infrastructure still needed to make LNG viable as a...

Global LNG bunkering infrastructure is still needed for shipowners to make LNG-fuelled shipping viable on a large scale according to Nicolas Sartini, ceo of...

At 133 years old NYK needs to transform or die chief...

Tadaaki Naito, president of NYK, one of the world's largest shipowners has warned on its 133rd anniversary that it must transform it's business or face...

Naval chief holds meeting with US officials

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, who is on an official visit to the United States to attend the 23rd...

The latest trip by Japan’s largest warship is a big message...

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Japan's largest warship, the Kaga helicopter carrier, sailed into Sri Lanka's Colombo harbor this weekend, marking Tokyo's highest-profile salvo in a...

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