Blue Planet’s bulk carrier Afros wins “Ship of the Year” award at Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018

Blue Planet’s bulk carrier Afros wins “Ship of the Year” award at Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018

Blue Planet Shipping announced earlier this week that the Company has received the “Ship of the Year Award” for the vessel mv Afros at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018. The mv Afros is the …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for LPG Carrier LAUREL PRIME - Seventh Vessel of Its Type for Astomos Energy

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for LPG Carrier LAUREL PRIME - Seventh Vessel of Its Type for Astomos Energy

Energy efficient vessel compatible with major LPG terminals worldwide and the expanded Panama Canal Built by MHI Marine Structure in Nagasaki, with tank holding capacity of 83,000m3 Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Struggling Vinalines to open container shipping centre next week

Struggling Vinalines to open container shipping centre next week

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) will open a logistics centre for container shipping on December 17 as part of moves to restructure the State-owned firm, according to Deputy Director General Do Thi Ngoc …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Tomini opens crew management centre in Delhi to transform crewing operations

Tomini opens crew management centre in Delhi to transform crewing operations

Tomini has opened a crew management centre in Delhi, to develop an in-house model and transform its approach to crew management. Caption: Bulk carrier Tomini Harmony - Image courtesy of miranda reiffers te …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Curious
Traxens Trials Internet-of–Things (IoT) Network in a Port Environment for the First Time at MSC Terminal Valencia

Traxens Trials Internet-of–Things (IoT) Network in a Port Environment for the First Time at MSC Terminal Valencia

Pilot project from big data and fleet management specialist aimed at providing better overview of traffic at port for improved operational efficiency Traxens, a company providing high-value data and services for the …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Containerships receives its first LNG-powered container vessel

Containerships receives its first LNG-powered container vessel

Containerships announced earlier today the delivery of its first LNG-powered container vessel, M/S Containerships Nord. She was delivered to Containerships at Wenchong Shipyard, China, on …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Vessels
CMA CGM receives the Environment Award at Lloyd’s List Global Awards

CMA CGM receives the Environment Award at Lloyd’s List Global Awards

CMA CGM, an industry leader recognized for its initiatives for the protection of the environment and the energy transition The CMA CGM Group, a worldwide leading shipping group has been awarded the Environment Award at …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Curious
Robert Allan Ltd. to design series of new RAstar 3300 Tugs for Turkey’s TOR Group

Robert Allan Ltd. to design series of new RAstar 3300 Tugs for Turkey’s TOR Group

Robert Allan Ltd. announced on Tuesday (Dec 11) that it has signed a contract with Turkey-based TOR Group of Companies (TOR), for the design of a series of new RAstar 3300 tugs. These three tugs will be the first …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Curious
Industry First as ADNOC Co-Loads LPG and Propylene onto Same Vessel in Ruwais

Industry First as ADNOC Co-Loads LPG and Propylene onto Same Vessel in Ruwais

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced, Tuesday (Dec 11), it has safely completed the first co-loading of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Propylene onto the same vessel, which was docked in Ruwais, the …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Curious
South Carolina Ports Achieves Record November

South Carolina Ports Achieves Record November

Wednesday (Dec12) South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced the strongest November in its history, with 15 percent growth over the same month last year. The Port handled 188,585 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Vessels