Top Ships Inc. Announces Delivery and Charter Employment of MT Eco Marina Del Ray

Top Ships Inc. Announces Delivery and Charter Employment of MT Eco Marina Del Ray

TOP Ships Inc., an international owner and operator of modern, fuel efficient "ECO" tanker vessels currently focusing on the transportation of petroleum products, announced on Wednesday (Mar13) that it took delivery of …
Mar 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Marlink signs multi-year agreement to supply global connectivity services for O.A.T. small ships

Marlink signs multi-year agreement to supply global connectivity services for O.A.T. small ships

Marlink secures contract to provide global satellite voice and data connectivity services for five adventure cruise ships in the O.A.T. small Ships fleet Marlink has just entered into an agreement with Overseas …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Curious
The Polar Vessel Greg Mortimer Ready for Launch

The Polar Vessel Greg Mortimer Ready for Launch

The launching ceremony of the ‘Greg Mortimer’ (see also CruiseMapper), the first polar expedition cruise vessel in SunStone Ships’ INFINITY series, was held in the morning of 12 March at the CMHI yard, …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Yang Ming Launches Two More 14,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Vessels, YM Warranty and YM Wellspring

Yang Ming Launches Two More 14,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Vessels, YM Warranty and YM Wellspring

Two new 14,000 TEU full-container vessels built by Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and chartered by Yang Ming, were named as YM Warranty and YM Wellspring on 6th March, 2019 at Imabari shipyard. Caption: Container ship …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Vessels
Containerships TIANJIN and SAFMARINE NOKWANDA damaged in collision at Busan Port (Video)

Containerships TIANJIN and SAFMARINE NOKWANDA damaged in collision at Busan Port (Video)

On Friday, March 01st, 2019 at 22:40 UTC , ZIM Container Service Pacific Vessel, MV TIANJIN, while docked at Pusan new port, has been collided by MV SAFMARINE NOKWANDA as she was approaching alongside. According to …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Accidents
Green technology for reducing GHG emissions from ships

Green technology for reducing GHG emissions from ships

How can green technology and innovation help deliver IMO’s initial strategy on reducing GHG emissions from ships? This was one of the questions being addressed this week at the Greentech in Shipping Global Forum in …
Feb 28, 2019 /  Vessels
Ulstein signs contract for fourth expedition cruise vessel for Sunstone

Ulstein signs contract for fourth expedition cruise vessel for Sunstone

Shipowner SunStone Ships has signed their fourth shipbuilding contract on an expedition cruise ship in their Infinity series. The vessel, which will be constructed at the CMHI yard in China, is a CX103 design featuring …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Cruise
Port of Oakland getting three new cranes, could be tallest in U.S.

Port of Oakland getting three new cranes, could be tallest in U.S.

Oakland International Container Terminal's $30 million prep for megaships Towering new cranes are coming to the Port of Oakland to handle the latest generation of megaships. The Port said yesterday that its largest …
Feb 20, 2019 /  Curious
China State Shipbuilding Corp wins shipbuilding orders worth $1.2 billion

China State Shipbuilding Corp wins shipbuilding orders worth $1.2 billion

China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) won orders from CMA CGM Group, a leading global shipping group based in France, to build 10 15,000 containerships of 20-foot equivalent unit capacity. The approximate total value …
Feb 13, 2019 /  Vessels
GE to Propel MSC Cruises’ Next-Generation Mega Fleet Seaside Class

GE to Propel MSC Cruises’ Next-Generation Mega Fleet Seaside Class

MSC Seaside EVO Are the Latest Two Mega Cruise Ships Added to MSC Cruises’ Seaside Class GE Will Provide the Electric Propulsion Technology and Lead the Consortium for Managing Electrical Power and Propulsion …
Feb 13, 2019 /  Cruise