2018 a record year for port of Amsterdam

2018 a record year for port of Amsterdam

Havenbedrijf Amsterdam NV realised net profit* of EUR 68.5 million in 2018, which represents a 12.5% increase compared to 2017 (net profit of EUR 60.9 million). Revenue rose slightly in 2018, rising 5 percent to EUR …
May 8, 2019 /  Curious
Freight throughput in the Port of Rotterdam grows by 5.1% in first quarter of 2019

Freight throughput in the Port of Rotterdam grows by 5.1% in first quarter of 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, 5.1% more freight passed through the Port of Rotterdam than in the same period last year. In total, 123.9 million tonnes were handled compared with 117.8 million tonnes in the same period in …
Apr 23, 2019 /  Vessels
ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS and representatives from the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) form a joint industry project to develop best practices for carriage of dangerous goods ABS and leaders representing the Cargo Incident …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Curious
Norwegian shipping line Sea-Cargo starts service between Swinoujscie, Esbjerg and West Coast of Norway

Norwegian shipping line Sea-Cargo starts service between Swinoujscie, Esbjerg and West Coast of Norway

The Norwegian based shipping line Sea-Cargo, have started from April 5th an Industrial service between Swinoujscie, Esbjerg and the West Coast of Norway. The vessel, SC Astrea will be moving components for the …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä equipment package the key for fuel efficiency in new LNG vessel

Wärtsilä equipment package the key for fuel efficiency in new LNG vessel

The technology group Wärtsilä’s integrated propulsion and cargo handling solution will deliver high efficiency for a new 30,000 cbm LNG vessel. The ship is being built at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) …
Apr 8, 2019 /  Vessels
CNOOC orders MacGregor on-vessel mooring systems for their new deepwater floating production unit

CNOOC orders MacGregor on-vessel mooring systems for their new deepwater floating production unit

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an order from China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to supply the on-vessel mooring system for a deepwater Floating Production Unit (FPU). The order is booked into …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Curious
NORDEN sells 4 dry cargo vessels

NORDEN sells 4 dry cargo vessels

In the last couple of weeks, Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S has sold off 4 dry cargo vessels as, among other things, a part of the strategy of becoming increasingly asset light and reduce the owned fleet to a tradable …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Vessels
Navis N4 TOS Selected to Enhance Terminal Operations at North Carolina Ports

Navis N4 TOS Selected to Enhance Terminal Operations at North Carolina Ports

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, and the provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Curious
Careless loading of cargo containers sinks ship in Iran port (Video)

Careless loading of cargo containers sinks ship in Iran port (Video)

Iranian state TV says careless loading of cargo has capsized a ship in the southern port of Bandar Abbas, sending port workers scrambling to retrieve any of the 153 containers that were suddenly submerged. The report …
Mar 20, 2019 /  Accidents
MacGregor receives EUR 22 million orders for port, cruise and RoPax equipment from Europe and China

MacGregor receives EUR 22 million orders for port, cruise and RoPax equipment from Europe and China

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured orders to provide port, cruise access and equipment for RoRo/Passenger (RoPax) ferries from Europe and China. The total order value is approximately EUR 22 million. The orders …
Mar 11, 2019 /  Finance