Diana Shipping Signs Time Charter Contract for mv Baltimore with Koch

Diana Shipping Signs Time Charter Contract for mv Baltimore with Koch

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, Wednesday (May22) announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time …
May 22, 2019 /  Vessels
IMO gets observer status at Arctic Council

IMO gets observer status at Arctic Council

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has been granted observer status at the Arctic Council. This will allow IMO to build on previous cooperation with the Arctic Council and engage in close collaboration on …
May 7, 2019 /  Curious
Simon Mokster signs contract with Equinor for PSV Stril Pioner

Simon Mokster signs contract with Equinor for PSV Stril Pioner

Norwegian offshore support vessels provider Simon Møkster Shipping said that it has signed a contract with the compatriot oil and gas company Equinor for a platform supply vessel (PSV) Stril Pioner. Caption: …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Successful Sea Trials Of 3080 ASD Tug Built By Med Marine For Tug Malta

Successful Sea Trials Of 3080 ASD Tug Built By Med Marine For Tug Malta

Med Marine has successfully completed the sea trials of 30m 80TBP ASD tugboat, VITTORIOSA, built for Tug Malta Ltd., a company belonging to leading Italian Rimorchiatori Riuniti Group. The delivery is set for the end of …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
Mercedes test runs new Vehicle Processing Centre with arrival of Tranquil Ace at the Port of Nanaimo

Mercedes test runs new Vehicle Processing Centre with arrival of Tranquil Ace at the Port of Nanaimo

When the vehicle carrier Tranquil Ace docked at the Port of Nanaimo on March 8, it delivered the first Mercedes Benz cars in what would be a pilot-run of the new Vehicle Processing Centre (VPC) at the Port. It’s …
Mar 28, 2019 /  Curious
Sanmar Shipyards: Opting for the true tractor’s better ship-handling

Sanmar Shipyards: Opting for the true tractor’s better ship-handling

The increasing demand for the significant operational advantages of the true tractor configuration tug with forward mounted thrusters is exemplified by the latest contract awarded to Sanmar by Rimorchiatori Riuniti in …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Vessels
Stena Bulk’s IMOIIMAX fleet performs at top level (Video)

Stena Bulk’s IMOIIMAX fleet performs at top level (Video)

Stena Bulk has now had a fleet of 13 IMOIIMAX vessels of MR model on the market for a year, and evaluation shows that the chemical vessels have been a success, both in terms of performance and business. An IMOIIMAX …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Curious
AKER BP awarded three frame agreements

AKER BP awarded three frame agreements

Aker BP ASA has awarded frame agreements with three suppliers for the provision of Platform Supply Vessels. The following suppliers signed the agreements in Stavanger on Thursday 28 February. Simon Møkster …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Curious
LNG does offer pathway to IMO 2050

LNG does offer pathway to IMO 2050

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, believes LNG is a viable pathway to meet the International Maritime Organisation …
Mar 4, 2019 /  Curious
Green technology for reducing GHG emissions from ships

Green technology for reducing GHG emissions from ships

How can green technology and innovation help deliver IMO’s initial strategy on reducing GHG emissions from ships? This was one of the questions being addressed this week at the Greentech in Shipping Global Forum in …
Feb 28, 2019 /  Vessels