Rowan announces extension with ExxonMobil for the Rowan Relentless

Rowan announces extension with ExxonMobil for the Rowan Relentless

Rowan Companies plc (Rowan) (NYSE: RDC) announced yesterday that ExxonMobil has exercised the third of four options for the Rowan Relentless, an R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship.   Caption: Drillship Rowan …
Feb 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Rowan announces contract with Petronas Mexico for the Rowan Renaissance

Rowan announces contract with Petronas Mexico for the Rowan Renaissance

Rowan Companies plc (Rowan) (NYSE: RDC) announced Tuesday (Feb12) that the Rowan Renaissance, an R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship, has been awarded a one-well contract in Mexico by PC Carigali Mexico Operations, S.A. de …
Feb 13, 2019 /  Vessels
North-Western Shipping Company carried 5 million tonnes of cargo in 2018

North-Western Shipping Company carried 5 million tonnes of cargo in 2018

In 2018, vessels of North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC, a company of UCL Holding) carried 5.0 million tonnes of cargo. Caption: General Cargo Ship Neva-Leader - Image courtesy of Sychikov   In …
Feb 1, 2019 /  Vessels
MSC Makes Significant Investment in Portugal’s Largest Dry Port

MSC Makes Significant Investment in Portugal’s Largest Dry Port

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company through its rail freight operator Medway in Iberia, is making a significant investment in the construction of Portugal’s largest dry port to address the growing needs of exporters …
Jan 30, 2019 /  Vessels
Marginal Field Development Company (MFDevCo) in collaboration with Marnavi for development of marginal gas fields

Marginal Field Development Company (MFDevCo) in collaboration with Marnavi for development of marginal gas fields

Marginal Field Development Company (MFDevCo) announced earlier today that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Marnavi Offshore (Marnavi) (including its subsidiary Next Geosolutions).   Caption: …
Jan 25, 2019 /  Curious
China Navigation to acquire the bulk shipping activities of Hamburg Süd

China Navigation to acquire the bulk shipping activities of Hamburg Süd

Both companies have reached an agreement for CNCo to acquire RAO, Furness Withy Chartering and the bulk activities in Alianca Navegacão Hamburg Süd and The China Navigation Company (CNCo), a subsidiary of …
Jan 21, 2019 /  Curious
Daewoo Shipbuilding, Hyundai Heavy win string of crude carrier orders

Daewoo Shipbuilding, Hyundai Heavy win string of crude carrier orders

South Korea’s major shipbuilders have started the year on a buoyant note, winning new orders at a strong clip. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) said Friday it has bagged a 210 billion won …
Jan 18, 2019 /  Curious
Societe Generale and MPA Singapore join SEA\LNG board

Societe Generale and MPA Singapore join SEA\LNG board

SEA\LNG Tuesday (Jan15) announced the appointment of Paul Taylor representing Société Générale and Capt M. Segar representing MPA (The Maritime and Port Authority) of Singapore as Directors of …
Jan 17, 2019 /  Curious
UPDATE: MSC Remains Active in North Sea Response; Thanks Authorities and Volunteers

UPDATE: MSC Remains Active in North Sea Response; Thanks Authorities and Volunteers

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company confirms that significant progress has been made in an unprecedented clean-up operation in the North Sea and on the beaches of the Netherlands and Germany. “We would like to …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Accidents
MSC to fund North Sea clean-up; Search until last container is found

MSC to fund North Sea clean-up; Search until last container is found

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company informed on Saturday (Jan 05) that the Company reassures authorities and members of the public in the Netherlands and Germany that the company will pay the full costs of the clean-up of …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Vessels