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First of three RAstar 2900-SX built by Sanmar for Svitzer SOHAR

First of three RAstar 2900-SX built by Sanmar for Svitzer SOHAR

Turkey’s Sanmar Shipyards has delivered the first of three Bigaçay class ASD tugs that will be operated by Svitzer in the Port of …
Jul 13, 2020 / Vessels
Dublin Port Throughput declines by - 10.9% in the six months to June

Dublin Port Throughput declines by - 10.9% in the six months to June

Dublin Port Company continues major long-term investment programme. Dublin Port Company on Friday (Jul10) reported its second …
Jul 13, 2020 / Curious
Wightlink schedules more weekend sailings

Wightlink schedules more weekend sailings

Wightlink will be operating more sailings at weekends on both its Portsmouth-Fishbourne and Lymington-Yarmouth routes from Friday …
Jul 13, 2020 / Curious
More countries join crew change platform

More countries join crew change platform

Thirteen leading maritime nations joined the growing number of states allowing crew changes by signing a pact for exemptions in …
Jul 13, 2020 / Curious
WATCH: General cargo ships collision in Welland Canal, Great Lakes

WATCH: General cargo ships collision in Welland Canal, Great Lakes

General cargo ships ALANIS and FLORENCE SPIRIT collided at around 2000 UTC Jul 11 in Welland Canal, which is connecting Lake …
Jul 13, 2020 / Accidents
WATCH: Austal Australia farewells Bajamar Express including Water Salute by Svitzer

WATCH: Austal Australia farewells Bajamar Express including Water Salute by Svitzer

Austal Australia has bid farewell to Fred Olsen Express' Bajamar Express (Austal Hull 394) - a 118 metre high-speed trimaran ferry …
Jul 13, 2020 / Vessels
Passenger train arrivals demonstrate unique direct-to-rail capacity at Port of Newcastle (Video)

Passenger train arrivals demonstrate unique direct-to-rail capacity at Port of Newcastle (Video)

The first shipment of new passenger trains for the Sydney network arrived at Port of Newcastle this week, immediately taking …
Jul 13, 2020 / Curious
Castor Maritime Inc. Announces New Charter Agreement

Castor Maritime Inc. Announces New Charter Agreement

Castor Maritime Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRM), (Castor), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, …
Jul 13, 2020 / Vessels
Tallink’s vessel Romantika to offer two direct sailings from Riga to Helsinki this July and August

Tallink’s vessel Romantika to offer two direct sailings from Riga to Helsinki this July and August

Tallink Grupp has today announced that it will operate two special return trips from Riga directly to Helsinki this summer with …
Jul 13, 2020 / Vessels
Gibdock services Shearwater survey vessels in testing times

Gibdock services Shearwater survey vessels in testing times

Mediterranean shiprepair facility Gibdock reported last week that it completed a two-vessel drydocking and maintenance and repair …
Jul 13, 2020 / Curious