ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel

ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel

Stena Scotia’s fourth generation DEGO IV speed governor and actuation system adds roll-damping and a new fuel-saving dimension to vessel performance management software A significantly upgraded vessel control …
Aug 15, 2017 /  Vessels
Three Sansovino’s crewmembers died and 6 more intoxicated from release of toxic fumes

Three Sansovino’s crewmembers died and 6 more intoxicated from release of toxic fumes

A tragedy occurred on board of the Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship Sansovino in the afternoon of Nov 29, 2016, at the Norimberga pier in Messina, Italy. Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship Sansovino - Image …
Nov 30, 2016 /  Accidents
Con/Ro vessel OPDR Canarias completes its 500th voyage within just 10 years

Con/Ro vessel OPDR Canarias completes its 500th voyage within just 10 years

OPDR, as part of the CMA CGM Group, announced yesterday the 500th voyage of its Con/Ro vessel OPDR Canarias. The vessel completed its 500th voyage with the calling at the Port of Seville on November 22nd where it …
Nov 23, 2016 /  Vessels
Stena Line to add extra North Sea freight capacity on Rotterdam to Killingholme route

Stena Line to add extra North Sea freight capacity on Rotterdam to Killingholme route

In response to demand on the routes from Rotterdam (Europoort and Hoek van Holland) to Killingholme, Stena Line is to add additional capacity by introducing a second ship from Europoort to Killingholme, …
Sep 27, 2016 /  Vessels
Heavy RoRo and Container Freight Service Opens Gateway from UK to Middle East

Heavy RoRo and Container Freight Service Opens Gateway from UK to Middle East

Hot on the heels of the news that Iranian vessels are once more calling at European ports comes a new RoRo and container service linking the Thames side port of Tilbury with the Middle East. The service, operated by …
Mar 30, 2016 /  Vessels
Collision between car carrier City of Rotterdam and Ro-Ro ferry Primula Seaways off Immingham,UK (Video)

Collision between car carrier City of Rotterdam and Ro-Ro ferry Primula Seaways off Immingham,UK (Video)

In the evening of Dec 3, 2015, the Ro-Ro cargo ship Primula Seaways, coming from port of Rotterdam, was in collision with the vehicles carrier City Of Rotterdam off Immingham, UK. The DFDS-Ferry had six truck …
Dec 7, 2015 /  Accidents
Photo Report: Ferry capsizes off Fijian capital Suva

Photo Report: Ferry capsizes off Fijian capital Suva

The Ro-Ro cargo ship Suilven capsized off port of Suva in the afternoon of Nov 24, 2015 local time. The ship began listing to starboard as it entered the harbour at the end of a journey from the Northern …
Nov 24, 2015 /  Accidents
USCG found debris of missing Ro-Ro cargo ship El Faro lost in Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin (VIDEO)

USCG found debris of missing Ro-Ro cargo ship El Faro lost in Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin (VIDEO)

At approximately 7:30 a.m local time on October 1, Coast Guard Atlantic Area command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, received an Inmarsat satellite notification stating the EL FARO was caught in Hurricane …
Oct 5, 2015 /  Accidents
Armoured vehicles on board ro-ro cargo ship found by Greek Customs

Armoured vehicles on board ro-ro cargo ship found by Greek Customs

Greek Customs have found 16 armoured vehicles, including Typhoon GSS-300 type on board of ro-ro cargo ship Tychy. The cargo was found during an inspection on July 21, on arrival to Greek port Keratsini, near …
Jul 22, 2015 /  Curious
Passenger/ro-ro cargo ship burst into flames in Elefsis port, Greece

Passenger/ro-ro cargo ship burst into flames in Elefsis port, Greece

A passenger/Ro-Ro cargo ship burst into flames in the evening hours on July 14 in the “Kronos” area of the Greek port of Elefsis, local marine authorities reported. The fire on board Evgenia P started …
Jul 16, 2015 /  Accidents