MAN Energy Solutions Signs Major Service Agreement; MAN PrimeServ to maintain leading dry-bulker fleet

MAN Energy Solutions Signs Major Service Agreement; MAN PrimeServ to maintain leading dry-bulker fleet

MAN Energy Solutions, Hong Kong has signed a service agreement with Pacific Basin Shipping covering field, workshop and technical services on MAN main engines, generators and turbochargers aboard 111 dry-bulk ships. All …
May 16, 2019 /  Curious
Wilhelmsen Ship Management tightens vendors selection process to reduce plastic usage onboard

Wilhelmsen Ship Management tightens vendors selection process to reduce plastic usage onboard

Vendors will need to demonstrate a viable plan to reduce plastic usage Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) enforced a new criteria in their vendor selection process as part of their commitment to make maritime trade …
May 14, 2019 /  Curious
Damen Shipyards Group opens new engineering centre in Helsinki

Damen Shipyards Group opens new engineering centre in Helsinki

Damen has established a presence in Finland for the first time. The Helsinki office has been set up to take advantage of the depth of engineering expertise that exists in the country following the group’s entry …
May 14, 2019 /  Curious
New joint venture agreement between BCD Travel and BSM creates leading global Marine travel services offering

New joint venture agreement between BCD Travel and BSM creates leading global Marine travel services offering

Leading travel management company BCD Travel and integrated maritime solutions leader Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) announced a new joint venture agreement to create a specialised, dynamic and highly responsive …
May 9, 2019 /  Vessels
HVCC Optimises handling of Inland Waterway Ships in the Port of Hamburg

HVCC Optimises handling of Inland Waterway Ships in the Port of Hamburg

The Port of Hamburg is not only the largest seaport in Germany – it is also the second-largest inland port. Around 10,000 inland waterway vessels call each year the handling facilities of the Elbe metropolis. The …
May 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Five-star environmental rating for Viikki and Haaga

Five-star environmental rating for Viikki and Haaga

ESL Shipping climate-smart newbuildings Viikki and Haaga have received a best five-star environmental rating from Clean Shipping Index (CSI). Clean Shipping Index is an independent system to verify comprehensively …
May 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Serving the Australian grid: How RoRo delivered a generator to AGL’s Loy Yang power station

Serving the Australian grid: How RoRo delivered a generator to AGL’s Loy Yang power station

The Loy Yang A power station in Victoria currently generates 30% of Victoria’s power requirements every year. And when forwarder Fracht Sydney and Fracht Nuremberg needed to transport a refurbished Siemens …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
Global Ship Lease Announces New Long-Term Charter Agreement for containership Tasman

Global Ship Lease Announces New Long-Term Charter Agreement for containership Tasman

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) (GSL), a containership charter owner, has agreed a minimum 30-month / maximum 38-month charter with Maersk Line for the 2000-built, 5,936 TEU containership Tasman. Caption: …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
Advantages of new Wärtsilä Waterjets recognised with immediate order for high-speed ferry

Advantages of new Wärtsilä Waterjets recognised with immediate order for high-speed ferry

The Wärtsilä WXJ series of modular waterjets, recently introduced by the technology group Wärtsilä, has quickly been selected for its first installation. A new 100 metres long, wave-piercing catamaran …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Curious
Major Elbe deepening contract awarded to DEME

Major Elbe deepening contract awarded to DEME

DEME has been awarded a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany. This prestigious contract confirms DEME’s technological expertise in complex dredging and marine engineering …
Apr 19, 2019 /  Curious