Svitzer holds a naming ceremony for newest London tug - Svitzer Meridian

Svitzer holds a naming ceremony for newest London tug - Svitzer Meridian

Event on the Thames, in partnership with National Grid Grain LNG and Sanmar, celebrates latest addition to ten-strong London fleet In London, leading global towage operator Svitzer and key partners have today officially …
Mar 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Flagship vessel arrives to mark start of 2M Asia-Europe service at DP World London Gateway

Flagship vessel arrives to mark start of 2M Asia-Europe service at DP World London Gateway

The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller arrived at DP World London Gateway Thursday, the first vessel on the AE7/Condor service to call at the port. The flagship Maersk Line vessel, which is 399 metres long and able to hold …
Nov 30, 2018 /  Vessels
Third Tug built to Robert Allan Ltd.’s New TRAktor 2500-SX Design Commences Operations for Svitzer

Third Tug built to Robert Allan Ltd.’s New TRAktor 2500-SX Design Commences Operations for Svitzer

The third tug built by Sanmar Shipyards to Robert Allan Ltd.’s new TRAktor 2500-SX design commenced operations on November 1st in London for Svitzer. The tug, named the Svitzer Meridian, is the second TRAktor …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Vessels
London welcomes new-built ATD tugboat

London welcomes new-built ATD tugboat

Svitzer, a leading provider of harbour and terminal towage to the global shipping industry, welcomes Svitzer Meridian in the port of London. The Meridian is the newest addition to Svitzer’s powerful fleet serving …
Nov 2, 2018 /  Vessels
Hapag-Lloyd AG officially names one of its newest vessels - Afif - at DP World London Gateway

Hapag-Lloyd AG officially names one of its newest vessels - Afif - at DP World London Gateway

Hapag-Lloyd AG officially named one of its newest vessels – facilitating trade between the UK and the Far East – on the River Thames on Monday. The honour of formally naming the vessel was bestowed upon the …
Jul 17, 2018 /  Vessels
Tilbury welcomes the VESPER floating bulk terminal to its new base at London Container Terminal

Tilbury welcomes the VESPER floating bulk terminal to its new base at London Container Terminal

Port of Tilbury welcomes unique floating bulk terminal to new base on the Thames Eureka Shipping, part of SMT Shipping and the CSL Group, has based its multipurpose floating bulk terminal VESPER at The Port of Tilbury …
Jul 4, 2018 /  Curious
Solent Stevedores' opens new empty container yard at DP World London Gateway

Solent Stevedores' opens new empty container yard at DP World London Gateway

Solent Stevedores has formally opened its new empty container depot at DP World London Gateway Port. An award-winning stevedoring company, Solent Stevedores five-acre off-dock yard will offer a broad range of …
May 23, 2018 /  Curious
FSL Trust: Refinancing of two chemical tankers

FSL Trust: Refinancing of two chemical tankers

The Board of Directors of FSL Trust Management Pte. Ltd., as trustee-manager of First Ship Lease Trust (FSL Trust), announced on Tuesday (May 08) that the Trust has been considering sale or re-financing options in …
May 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of London cruise contract goes to Port of Tilbury and MBNA Thames Clippers

Port of London cruise contract goes to Port of Tilbury and MBNA Thames Clippers

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has awarded the five-year contract for management of its Central London Cruise Moorings to a joint venture between the Port of Tilbury and MBNA Thames Clippers. The five-year deal will …
May 4, 2018 /  Curious
Svitzer adds two Sanmar-built tractor tugs to its fleet

Svitzer adds two Sanmar-built tractor tugs to its fleet

The world’s leading harbour and terminal towage provider Svitzer has added two Sanmar built tractors to its fleet. Delicay II, now renamed Svitzer Vale, is to be introduced to the Port of London. Delicay III, to …
May 3, 2018 /  Vessels