Cammell Laird stages “Float-off” for new £10 ferry for Red Funnel

Cammell Laird stages “Float-off” for new £10 ferry for Red Funnel

Cammell Laird has today staged the ‘float-off’ for a new £10million ferry it has built for Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel. The Red Kestrel, a new freight-only RoRo vessel, will operate …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Curious
Stena RoRo acquires RoPax vessel in Japan

Stena RoRo acquires RoPax vessel in Japan

Stena RoRo has purchased the ferry Yamato from the Japanese shipping company Hankyu Ferry.  The vessel will be rebuilt at a shipyard in Europe and be fully adapted to European standards, after which it will be …
Feb 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Höegh’s RoRo solution chosen for 112MT Transformer shipment

Höegh’s RoRo solution chosen for 112MT Transformer shipment

Transporting a 112MT transformer across the world is no simple task. The stakes are even higher when the sophisticated cargo is destined for an oil and gas plant and time is of utmost importance. Global Freight …
Feb 13, 2019 /  Curious
Grimaldi Orders MAN B&W Two-Stroke Propulsion Engines/Turbocharger Package as Part of New Hybrid Generation

Grimaldi Orders MAN B&W Two-Stroke Propulsion Engines/Turbocharger Package as Part of New Hybrid Generation

MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply 18 × MAN B&W 9S50ME-C9.6 TIER II-compliant main engines for 9 × 7,800 lane-metre RoRo vessels intended for operation in the Mediterranean Sea. The …
Feb 12, 2019 /  Curious
Stena Line introduces Stena Forecaster to Belfast – Liverpool service

Stena Line introduces Stena Forecaster to Belfast – Liverpool service

As a part of the ongoing development of Stena Line’s Irish Sea route network, the Stena Forecaster is transferred from Stena RoRo to Stena Line and will enter service on the Belfast - Liverpool route from Tuesday, …
Feb 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Telespazio and Grimaldi Group signed contracts for the upgrade of satellite communications capacity on board Grimaldi vessels

Telespazio and Grimaldi Group signed contracts for the upgrade of satellite communications capacity on board Grimaldi vessels

Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%), and the Grimaldi Group recently signed two contracts for the upgrade of the Neapolitan Shipping Group’s satellite communications capacity on its …
Feb 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Höegh awarded "Shipping Line of the Year - RoRo Operator" in India

Höegh awarded "Shipping Line of the Year - RoRo Operator" in India

On 31 January, the 11th edition of the BHP Mala – Breakbulk, Heavylift and Project Forwarding International Conference and awards was held in Mumbai, India. The premier event has carved a niche for itself as the …
Feb 6, 2019 /  Curious
Port of Felixstowe and DFDS Boost Capacity

Port of Felixstowe and DFDS Boost Capacity

The Port of Felixstowe and leading Danish ferry operator DFDS have agreed to increase roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) capacity at the UK port by over 40% through investment in a new linkspan, tractor units and additional …
Jan 30, 2019 /  Curious
ARC Discharges Army Aviation Unit in Belgium for Operation Atlantic Resolve

ARC Discharges Army Aviation Unit in Belgium for Operation Atlantic Resolve

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier’s (ARC) M/V Endurance discharged the company’s largest military move ever by volume – 270,000 square feet of cargo – from the American-flag fleet’s largest …
Jan 29, 2019 /  Vessels
ARC Discharges Army Unit for Operation Atlantic Resolve

ARC Discharges Army Unit for Operation Atlantic Resolve

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC) Group’s M/V Resolve discharged hundreds of pieces of military rolling stock, including tanks, Paladins, and Bradley Fighting Vehicles, in support of Operation Atlantic …
Jan 24, 2019 /  Curious