One dock worker killed, another injured in container terminal accident

One dock worker killed, another injured in container terminal accident

An industrial accident on Wednesday, May 15 at a Port of Los Angeles container terminal tragically took the life of an International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) worker and seriously injured a second …
May 17, 2019 /  Accidents
Cooperation with Daimler continues at Port of Koper

Cooperation with Daimler continues at Port of Koper

Luka Koper has proved successful also in the third international invitation to tender launched by the German corporation Daimler. The Port of Koper has proved successful also in the third international invitation to …
May 16, 2019 /  Curious
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier BUSHU MARU - Second Ship for JERA in the Freeport LNG Project

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier BUSHU MARU - Second Ship for JERA in the Freeport LNG Project

Significantly improved LNG carrying capacity and fuel performance due to enhanced hull structure and hybrid propulsion system New vessel to transport LNG for various ventures, including the Freeport LNG Project in …
May 15, 2019 /  Vessels
New LNG-powered RoRo Vessels for Wallenius-SOL Designed by KNUD E. HANSEN

New LNG-powered RoRo Vessels for Wallenius-SOL Designed by KNUD E. HANSEN

KNUD E. HANSEN has designed the first generation of LNG-powered ultra-large RoRo vessels for the newly-established Swedish company Wallenius-SOL. Up to four vessels have been ordered at Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd., …
May 10, 2019 /  Vessels
Ocean Yield takes delivery of VLCC Nissos Rhenia

Ocean Yield takes delivery of VLCC Nissos Rhenia

Ocean Yield ASA announced on Friday (May 03) that it has taken delivery of the VLCC Nissos Rhenia. The vessel was delivered from the yard Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea and is the first in a series of four VLCCs …
May 7, 2019 /  Vessels
CMA CGM to upgrade its AFEX service connecting West Africa to Asia for the export of cashew nuts from Benin and Ghana

CMA CGM to upgrade its AFEX service connecting West Africa to Asia for the export of cashew nuts from Benin and Ghana

CMA CGM is to upgrade the quality of its AFEX service connecting West Africa to Asia for the export of cashew nuts from Benin and Ghana.  To respond to our customers’ needs for a direct weekly service from …
May 3, 2019 /  Curious
MOL Takes Delivery of Very Large Crude Carrier PHOENIX JAMNAGAR

MOL Takes Delivery of Very Large Crude Carrier PHOENIX JAMNAGAR

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) yesterday announced, the delivery of a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC), Phoenix Jamnagar on April 24, which was built at Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) Ariake works and will …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Vessels
New RoRo MV Traviata sets new benchmark in energy efficiency

New RoRo MV Traviata sets new benchmark in energy efficiency

MV Traviata, the second of a series of Post-Panamax HERO vessels, has joined Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s ocean fleet. A highly energy-efficient RoRo vessel with industry-leading capabilities has joined Wallenius …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
New Swedish Shipping Company Formed - Wallenius SOL

New Swedish Shipping Company Formed - Wallenius SOL

WALLENIUS SOL is a new shipping company that will transport forestry products and other goods in a network covering the Gulf of Bothnia, the Baltic Sea and the North Sea. Founders are the two shipping companies Wallenius …
Apr 23, 2019 /  Curious
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier Diamond Gas Sakura

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier Diamond Gas Sakura

Significantly improved LNG carrying capacity and fuel performance from enhanced hull structure and hybrid propulsion system Third ship for Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK Line, to be put into service for Toho Gas and …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Vessels