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World's Largest LNG Bunkering Vessel Delivered 10 months 18 days ago
Added: Nov 01, 2018 17:11
The world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel, M.V. Kairos, has been delivered to Babcock Schulte Energy, a 50:50 joint venture between Babcock and... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Port of Rotterdam’s Container Volumes Continue to Grow10 months 19 days ago
Added: Oct 31, 2018 07:04
In the first three quarters of 2018, total throughput in the port of Rotterdam was 0.4% lower than in the same period the previous year. Container volumes continued to grow at... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Pirates release 12 hostages taken from Swiss shipper’s crew10 months 20 days ago
Added: Oct 30, 2018 06:45
A Swiss shipping company said this week that 12 crew members of a bulk carrier who were abducted by pirates more than five weeks ago near Nigeria have been... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
One More MR Unit Joins Maersk Tankers10 months 21 days ago
Added: Oct 29, 2018 07:31
Danish tanker owner and operator Maersk Tankers added Maersk Cayman, a new MR product tanker, to its... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
And the survey says: Ship operating costs to rise in 2018 and 201910 months 24 days ago
Added: Oct 26, 2018 06:46
Total shipping industry operating costs are expected to rise by 2.7% in 2018 and by 3.1% in 2019, according to the latest annual Future Operating Costs Survey by... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Hartree, Hunter Group to Form Scrubber-Fitted VLCC Pool10 months 26 days ago
Added: Oct 24, 2018 20:57
Hartree Maritime Partners LLC revealed plans to set up a new pool of scrubber-fitted very large crude carriers (VLCCs) with Oslo-listed Hunter Group ASA. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
E2open Acquires INTTRA, the Top Ocean Freight Platform 10 months 27 days ago
Added: Oct 23, 2018 19:23
Cloud-based supply chain software company E2open announced this week that it will purchase INTTRA, the leading neutral booking platform for containerized... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Erna Oldendorff Hits Bridge in Japan10 months 28 days ago
Added: Oct 22, 2018 20:48
The Oldendorff Carriers vessel Erna Oldendorff struck the Oshima bridge on its way to Etajima, Japan this week. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
MOL's Newbuilt LNG Carrier "MARVEL EAGLE" to Serve Mitsui & Co. 10 months 29 days ago
Added: Oct 21, 2018 20:28
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) announced the delivery of the LNG carrier Marvel Eagle. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Eastern Pacific Shipping Books 7 More Ultra-Large Boxships11 months 1 day ago
Added: Oct 19, 2018 08:21
Singapore’s Eastern Pacific Shipping has been linked to an order for seven ultra large containerships at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Seafarer mental health is focus of industry-backed, training program11 months 2 days ago
Added: Oct 18, 2018 06:28
KVH Videotel has introduced a new training package, "Seafarers' Mental Health and Wellbeing," that will be available free of charge throughout the industry due to the critical importance of the topic. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
NOVATEK and Fluxys Plan to Build an LNG Terminal in Rostock11 months 3 days ago
Added: Oct 17, 2018 14:06
This week, a joint venture between PAO NOVATEK and Fluxys, signed a Land Lease Agreement with the Rostock Port for construction of a mid-scale LNG transshipment terminal located in the Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
ReCAAP: Piracy Incidents Drop to Ten-Year Low11 months 4 days ago
Added: Oct 16, 2018 08:48
A total of 64 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia during January-September 2018, according to Asia’s piracy watchdog ReCAAP. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Algoma Central Corporation Announces Cancellation of Croatian New Build Contracts11 months 5 days ago
Added: Oct 15, 2018 06:17
Algoma Central Corporation, a leading provider of marine transportation services, this week announced that it has taken steps to cancel its ... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Panama Canal sets a new tonnage record11 months 8 days ago
Added: Oct 12, 2018 06:42
The Panama Canal closed its 2018 fiscal year (FY 2018) with a record tonnage of 442.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), a 9.5 percent increase from the previous year. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
NACC Alicudi – World’s 1st Cement Carrier with IMO Tier III Diesel Engines11 months 9 days ago
Added: Oct 11, 2018 06:28
The 8,100 dwt NACC Alicudi has become the world’s first cement carrier equipped with IMO Tier III compliant diesel engines driving bulk handling... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Bay Ship and Yacht Wins Contract to Build First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Passenger Vesse11 months 10 days ago
Added: Oct 10, 2018 08:53
Bay Ship and Yacht Co., based in Alameda, Calif., has won a contract to build the first hydrogen fuel cell passenger vessel in the U.S.A. for Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine (GGZEM), a Bay Area company on a... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Coast Guard Tows Tanker in Distress off Nantucket11 months 11 days ago
Added: Oct 09, 2018 05:22
Tanker Feng Huang AO disabled by engine room fire... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Trade war threatens outlook for global shipping, warns new report11 months 16 days ago
Added: Oct 04, 2018 16:06
Seaborne trade expanded by a healthy 4% in 2017, the fastest growth in five years, while UNCTAD forecasts similar growth this year, according to its Review of Maritime Transport 2018. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
New LNG Vessel for Tokyo Gas Named11 months 16 days ago
Added: Oct 04, 2018 06:04
This week, a naming ceremony for a new LNG vessel was held at the Tsu shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) in Tsu city, Japan. NYK and Tokyo LNG Tanker Co. Ltd.,a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd., have a long-term charter contract for this vessel. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
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