Maritime Companies Directory

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A Rising Wind Marine Surveying

Marine Surveying & Consulting

Alaska Drydock

Ship Building and Repair

Alaska Maritime Agencies

Full service Steamship agency serving all of Alaska

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program

Marine technical training, marine extension service

Alaska Ship & Drydock

Shipbuilding, Metal Fabrication, Coatings

Alaska Ship & Drydock, Inc.

Full service ship building and repair


Alaska Ferry System

Coastal Villages Seafoods

Seafood Processing Company

Coastwise Corporation

Naval Architects Marine Engineers

Communications North

Marine Electronics sales & service

Crowley Alaska

Marine Transportation Services

Dive ALAska Inc.

Scuba retail sales, instruction, and excursions.

Dolphin Jet Boat Whale Watching Tours

The Whale Watch! Company

Greatland Laser

Alaska based manufacturer of laser products

Maritime News

Canadian Coast Guard Decommissions Its Oldest Serving Vessel

Canadian Coast Guard Decommissions Its Oldest Serving Vessel

12 minutes ago
The Canadian Coast Guard is decommissioning its oldest serving vessel after 59 years of service.The offshore oceanographic and hydrographic survey vessel CCGS Hudson, taken out of service after a starboard propulsion motor failure in November 2021, will be decommissioned due to the scale of the problem and the time and cost to repair it, combined with the costs associated with an upcoming period of regulatory compliance work."It has been determined that the ship is beyond economical repair and further investment would not allow it to return to reliable service," the Coast Guard said on Wednesday.Built at Saint John Shipbuilding, the 90.
Staying Grounded About Electrification

Staying Grounded About Electrification

an hour ago
As a marine engineer focused on vessel design, I’ve watched the narrative on battery-electric and battery-hybrid vessels evolve from skepticism, to curiosity, to genuine acceptance in just a few short years. The passenger transportation sector, in particular, has been quick to embrace the concept of vessel electrification as a means of improving economics and reducing emissions. This makes sense as many ferry operations are excellent candidates for battery and hybrid-electric power due to their proximity to urban electrical grids, point-to-point operations and sensitivity to public perception.
China Says It Warned Away US Warship in South China Sea, US Denies

China Says It Warned Away US Warship in South China Sea, US Denies

40 minutes ago
Chinese forces followed and warned away a U.S. warship which entered waters near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, the country's military said on Thursday, but the U.S. Navy denied the ship had been warned off.The Southern Theatre Command of the People's Liberation Army said the USS Benfold "illegally" sailed into Chinese territorial waters without permission, violating the country's sovereignty, and that Chinese naval and air forces tracked the ship."We solemnly demand that the U.S. side immediately stop such provocative actions, otherwise it will bear the serious consequences of unforeseen events," it added.The U.S.
Bumi Armada to Sell Three Ice-class Vessels to Lukoil for $44.5M

Bumi Armada to Sell Three Ice-class Vessels to Lukoil for $44.5M

an hour ago
Malaysian FPSO specialist and offshore support vessel owner Bumi Armada has decided to sell its icebreaking vessels operating in the Caspian Sea for Lukoil, in line with its plan to exit the offshore marine service business.Bumi Armada said Wednesday that its board of directors had agreed to sell subsidiaries owning Ice-class vessels operating in the Caspian Sea for $44.5 million in cash. The company plans to use $38 million of the proceeds from the sale to reduce debt, with the remaining $6.5 million going toward working capital.
ClassNK Grants AIP for Ammonia-fueled Panamax Bulker

ClassNK Grants AIP for Ammonia-fueled Panamax Bulker

an hour ago
Classification society ClassNK announced it has issued an approval in principle (AIP) for the design of an ammonia-fueled Panamax bulk carrier developed by Planning and Design Center for Greener Ships (GSC).Ammonia is expected to be used as decarbonized fuel for ships since it does not emit CO2 when burned, however, taking adequate safety measures are impartial due to its characteristics of being toxic to humans and corrosive against materials. While international standards for using ammonia as ship fuel are yet to be developed, ClassNK published its “Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels” in August 2021 to minimize the risks related to ammonia-fueled ships for the ships