New CEO commits Port of Newcastle to developing world-class container terminal

New CEO commits Port of Newcastle to developing world-class container terminal

The new CEO of the Port of Newcastle, Craig Carmody, Wednesday committed the Port of Newcastle to developing a world-class container terminal to boost jobs and business opportunities in the Hunter region and dramatically …
Aug 3, 2018 /  Curious
DryShips Inc. Announces Fleet Update

DryShips Inc. Announces Fleet Update

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) (DryShips), a diversified owner and operator of ocean-going cargo vessels, yesterday announced the following: The entry into agreements with unaffiliated buyers for the sale of its two …
Jul 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Damen ASD Tug 3212 'Svitzer Glenrock' delivered to Svitzer Australia (Video)

Damen ASD Tug 3212 'Svitzer Glenrock' delivered to Svitzer Australia (Video)

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered an ASD Tug 3212 as the second part of a two-vessel order placed by Svitzer Australia. Named the Svitzer Glenrock, the tug arrived at Newcastle, NSW, on its own keel from Damen Song Cam …
Jul 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Announces Closing of Acquisition of 3 Dry Bulk Vessels From Oceanbulk Container Carriers LLC

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Announces Closing of Acquisition of 3 Dry Bulk Vessels From Oceanbulk Container Carriers LLC

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Star Bulk) (Nasdaq:SBLK) yesterday announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of three newbuilding Newcastlemax dry bulk vessels in an all-share transaction (OCC Vessel …
Jun 29, 2018 /  Curious
Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Philadelphia with Koch

Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Philadelphia with Koch

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, Thursday announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter …
Jun 21, 2018 /  Vessels
LR grants AiP of LNG dual-fuelled 210K DWT bulk carrier design

LR grants AiP of LNG dual-fuelled 210K DWT bulk carrier design

Presentation of the Approval in Principle (AiP) to Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (SWS) was made in a ceremony at the LR stand, 4.201, at Posidonia 2018. SWS and LR have agreed to jointly develop an LNG …
Jun 7, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Newcastle Developing $33 Million Bulk Terminal in an effort to diversify trade operations

Port of Newcastle Developing $33 Million Bulk Terminal in an effort to diversify trade operations

The Port of Newcastle is demonstrating its commitment to the diversified trades of the Port by formally launching the Newcastle Bulk Terminal development at Walsh Point, Kooragang Island. The launch of the Terminal …
Jun 6, 2018 /  Curious
DryShips Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Two Vessels

DryShips Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Two Vessels

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) (DryShips), a diversified owner and operator of ocean-going cargo vessels, yesterday announced that it has agreed to acquire one 2013-built Newcastlemax drybulk carrier and one 2017-built …
May 30, 2018 /  Vessels
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Agrees to Acquire Three Dry Bulk Vessels in an All Share Transaction

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Agrees to Acquire Three Dry Bulk Vessels in an All Share Transaction

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Star Bulk) (Nasdaq:SBLK), a global shipping company focusing on transportation of dry bulk cargoes, announced yesterday that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Oceanbulk Container …
May 15, 2018 /  Curious
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for M/V San Francisco With Koch

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for M/V San Francisco With Koch

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract …
May 10, 2018 /  Vessels