Diana Shipping Announces the Sale of Two Panamax Dry Bulk Vessels; Time Charter Contracts for mv Crystalia and mv Maera with Glencore

Diana Shipping Announces the Sale of Two Panamax Dry Bulk Vessels; Time Charter Contracts for mv Crystalia and mv Maera with Glencore

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through two separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, two Memoranda of Agreement …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Neptune Energy B.V. Renews IRM Contract With Seamar Shipping B.V.

Neptune Energy B.V. Renews IRM Contract With Seamar Shipping B.V.

Neptune Energy Netherlands B.V. has awarded Sea Mar Shipping B.V. a three-year plus 2 x one year options for its IRM (Inspection, Repair and Maintenance) vessel Sea Mar Splendid. The vessel and crew will support Neptune …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Suez Canal Authority Extend it's Dry Bulk Vessels Tolls Reduction

Suez Canal Authority Extend it's Dry Bulk Vessels Tolls Reduction

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) pays more attention to its users best interest, and has recently taken steps towards being the safest, most secure, most reliable and most competitive compared to other …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Curious
SAMSA launches a probe into deadly vessel fire at port of Durban

SAMSA launches a probe into deadly vessel fire at port of Durban

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has confirmed launch of an investigation into the incident of a vessel that caught on fire in Durban on Thursday and in which there were several casualties. SAMSA …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Kawasaki Heavy Industry Announces Delivery of LNG Transport Vessel SHINSHU MARU

Kawasaki Heavy Industry Announces Delivery of LNG Transport Vessel SHINSHU MARU

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. today delivered the SHINSHU MARU (Kawasaki hull no. 1734), a 177,000 m3 capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) transport vessel for use by Trans Pacific Shipping 7 Limited, joint venture …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Inchcape Shipping Services Expands With Acquisition of V-Ships Agency Business

Inchcape Shipping Services Expands With Acquisition of V-Ships Agency Business

Inchcape Shipping Services, the global leader in port agency and marine services, has announced the acquisition of V.Ship’s global port agency business.  In a reciprocal agreement V. Group has acquired …
Feb 14, 2019 /  Curious
Rowan announces extension with ExxonMobil for the Rowan Relentless

Rowan announces extension with ExxonMobil for the Rowan Relentless

Rowan Companies plc (Rowan) (NYSE: RDC) announced yesterday that ExxonMobil has exercised the third of four options for the Rowan Relentless, an R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship.   Caption: Drillship Rowan …
Feb 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Danube High-Speed Low-Wash Ferry Offers New Level of Efficiency and Reliability

Danube High-Speed Low-Wash Ferry Offers New Level of Efficiency and Reliability

Incat Crowther announced earlier today the launch of Twin City Liner, a 39m low wash, high-speed catamaran ferry for operation by Twin City Liner on the Danube River between Vienna and Bratislava. The vessel was built by …
Feb 14, 2019 /  Vessels
GTT receives and order from SHI for the tank design of a new LNG carrier for Minerva Gas

GTT receives and order from SHI for the tank design of a new LNG carrier for Minerva Gas

GTT has received an order from Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) concerning the tank design of a new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier, on behalf of the ship-owner Minerva Gas. Minerva tanker - (Image for illustrative purposes …
Feb 14, 2019 /  Curious
ONE Breaks Record For Highest Utilized Vessel by Augmenting Human Planners with Navis Stowage Planning Software

ONE Breaks Record For Highest Utilized Vessel by Augmenting Human Planners with Navis Stowage Planning Software

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, and the provider of on premise and collaborative stowage planning solutions, announced that Ocean Network Express (ONE) has broken the last reported world record for the largest …
Feb 14, 2019 /  Curious