Huajiang Shipping bulker Hua Jiang 17 hits grain terminal at Taizhou Port (Video)

Huajiang Shipping bulker Hua Jiang 17 hits grain terminal at Taizhou Port (Video)

The 47,200 dwt bulk carrier Hua Jiang 17 has allided with a grain terminal at Taizhou Port after it suffered a main engine failure. Local media reports suggest that the 2012-built vessel lost control of its main …
Sep 16, 2019 /  Accidents
First ever ABB electric propulsion to be installed on board a bulk carrier

First ever ABB electric propulsion to be installed on board a bulk carrier

ABB enters new market segment with order to install Azipod® electric propulsion on board two dry bulk carriers from Germany’s largest bulk carrier company Oldendorff Carriers. Two self-unloading dry cargo …
Sep 16, 2019 /  Curious
Two bulk carriers banned from Australian ports in one day

Two bulk carriers banned from Australian ports in one day

In an unprecedented move, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has today banned two bulk carriers from Australian ports for breaching the most basic rights of seafarers. Panama registered Fortune Genius in …
Sep 13, 2019 /  Curious
Kawasaki Announces Delivery of Coal Carrier CORONA CITRUS for Electric Power Development Co., Ltd.

Kawasaki Announces Delivery of Coal Carrier CORONA CITRUS for Electric Power Development Co., Ltd.

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (K-Line) announced on Wednesday (Sep11) the delivery of CORONA CITRUS, an 88,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Marugame Headquarters of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. on 11 …
Sep 13, 2019 /  Vessels
Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. Takes Delivery of MV Dublin Eagle

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. Takes Delivery of MV Dublin Eagle

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: EGLE) (Eagle Bulk), one of the world’s largest owner-operators within the Supramax / Ultramax segment, yesterday (Sep11) announced that it has taken delivery of the first of six …
Sep 12, 2019 /  Vessels
ESL Shipping acquires bulk carrier Alppila

ESL Shipping acquires bulk carrier Alppila

ESL Shipping Ltd., part of Aspo Group, has acquired bulk carrier Alppila from SEB Leasing. The acquisition was made in accordance with the terms and conditions of the lease agreement signed in 2011. Designed to meet …
Sep 10, 2019 /  Vessels
Bulk carrier with 25 crew Disappears after Sending Distress Signal off east Indonesia

Bulk carrier with 25 crew Disappears after Sending Distress Signal off east Indonesia

Search and rescue operations are underway for the Indonesian-flagged bulk carrier 'Nur Allya', which has been missing along with its 25 crew members, after sending a distress signal in waters off eastern Indonesia …
Aug 26, 2019 /  Accidents
Supramax Bulk Carrier Star Damon joins GriegMaas Fleet 

Supramax Bulk Carrier Star Damon joins GriegMaas Fleet 

On the 20th of August, Grieg Star received its new Supramax, the Star Damon. The day after we deliver our old open hatch vessel, the Star Fuji, for recycling. On the 21st of August, Grieg Star delivered the 34-year-old …
Aug 23, 2019 /  Vessels
Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days

Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days

ISL Star, a bulk carrier managed by Wallem Group, together with the U.S. Coast Guard successfully retrieved a crew of eight Indonesian fishermen adrift for over a week after their boat lost power in the middle of the …
Aug 21, 2019 /  Accidents
C Transport Maritime (CTM) Supramax Pool Grows to 70 Bulkers

C Transport Maritime (CTM) Supramax Pool Grows to 70 Bulkers

C Transport Maritime S.A.M announced on Wednesday (Aug14)  that four of the Company’s current members have added seven more vessels to the Supramax RSA in July and August 2019. Caption: Bulk …
Aug 16, 2019 /  Curious