OOCL introduces new Mediterranean and West Africa direct service

OOCL introduces new Mediterranean and West Africa direct service

OOCL introduces its new West Africa product, namely the Mediterranean - West Africa (MAF) from October 2018.   Caption: Container ship CALAIS TRADER - Image courtesy of Juan …
Oct 23, 2018 /  Curious
Shearwater GeoServices awarded two contracts, adding 7 vessel months

Shearwater GeoServices awarded two contracts, adding 7 vessel months

Shearwater GeoServices (Shearwater) has been awarded 3D surveys in the Mediterranean and South East Asia, adding 7 vessel months to the current backlog. The surveys will be starting in the first half of Q4 2018. The …
Oct 12, 2018 /  Vessels
France and Italy begin cleanup for Mediterranean fuel spill after the collision between RoRo Ulysse and CLS Virginia (Video)

France and Italy begin cleanup for Mediterranean fuel spill after the collision between RoRo Ulysse and CLS Virginia (Video)

French and Italian maritime authorities have begun cleaning up a fuel spill that has spread 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) in the Mediterranean Sea after two cargo ships collided north of the island of Corsica. Collision …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Accidents
ZIM to Introduce Improvements of its Cross-Atlantic Services

ZIM to Introduce Improvements of its Cross-Atlantic Services

ZIM announced earlier today changes and improvements of the services between the Mediterranean and the US East Coast & Canada, ZCA and ZCI. The upgrades are planned to start in December (subject to regulatory …
Sep 26, 2018 /  Curious
Rowan Norway awarded contract by Turkish Petroleum

Rowan Norway awarded contract by Turkish Petroleum

Rowan Companies plc (Rowan) (NYSE: RDC) announced today that the Rowan Norway, an N-Class ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig, has been awarded a two-well contract in the Mediterranean Sea by Turkish Petroleum with an …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Vessels
DFDS to invest DKK 300m to install scrubbers on 12 freight ferries deployed on freight routes in the Mediterranean

DFDS to invest DKK 300m to install scrubbers on 12 freight ferries deployed on freight routes in the Mediterranean

DFDS will in 2019 invest DKK 300m to install scrubbers on 12 freight ferries deployed on freight routes in the Mediterranean between Turkey, Italy, Greece and France. The investment will ensure compliance with the new …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Finance
Prosafe wins further work for Safe Swift in the Mediterranean Sea

Prosafe wins further work for Safe Swift in the Mediterranean Sea

Prosafe acting as commercial managers for the Axis Offshore owned Safe Swift has won a contract to support activities in the Central Mediterranean Sea. Upon demobilisation from her existing contract in mid-June, Safe …
Jun 22, 2018 /  Curious
Maersk Line expands presence in Canada and Europe with exclusive transatlantic service

Maersk Line expands presence in Canada and Europe with exclusive transatlantic service

Maersk Line, the world’s largest shipping company, today announced the expansion of its product portfolio between Europe’s Mediterranean region and Canada to cater for the growing demands of importers and …
May 23, 2018 /  Curious
MSC develops a regional hub for container handling at Khalifa Port

MSC develops a regional hub for container handling at Khalifa Port

The new container terminal represents one of MSC's strategic investments and aims to further strengthen the UAE’s position in attracting major international companies at Khalifa Port MSC makes a total investment …
May 9, 2018 /  Curious
Yang Ming returns to Koper

Yang Ming returns to Koper

This time with a weekly service connecting Mediterranean hubs Caption: Port of Koper - Image courtesy of Luka Koper   Yang Ming has recently set up a new weekly service between Koper and the ports of Piraeus …
May 2, 2018 /  Curious