Serving the Australian grid: How RoRo delivered a generator to AGL’s Loy Yang power station

Serving the Australian grid: How RoRo delivered a generator to AGL’s Loy Yang power station

The Loy Yang A power station in Victoria currently generates 30% of Victoria’s power requirements every year. And when forwarder Fracht Sydney and Fracht Nuremberg needed to transport a refurbished Siemens …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
New RoRo MV Traviata sets new benchmark in energy efficiency

New RoRo MV Traviata sets new benchmark in energy efficiency

MV Traviata, the second of a series of Post-Panamax HERO vessels, has joined Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s ocean fleet. A highly energy-efficient RoRo vessel with industry-leading capabilities has joined Wallenius …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
Norwegian shipping line Sea-Cargo starts service between Swinoujscie, Esbjerg and West Coast of Norway

Norwegian shipping line Sea-Cargo starts service between Swinoujscie, Esbjerg and West Coast of Norway

The Norwegian based shipping line Sea-Cargo, have started from April 5th an Industrial service between Swinoujscie, Esbjerg and the West Coast of Norway. The vessel, SC Astrea will be moving components for the …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Cammell Laird Stages “Sail-Away” of Newly Built £10M Ferry The Red Kestrel

Cammell Laird Stages “Sail-Away” of Newly Built £10M Ferry The Red Kestrel

Merseyside shipbuilder Cammell Laird has completed the building of its 1393rd vessel the £10million ferry the Red Kestrel, for Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel. The Red Kestrel, a new freight-only RoRo …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft’s seventh Ro-Ro ship for SIEM successfully launched

Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft’s seventh Ro-Ro ship for SIEM successfully launched

On Monday, 08 April 2019, the Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft’s seventh Ro-Ro ship for SIEM was successfully launched. This newest fleet member of the SIEM Group is named “LEEVSTEN”. This name comes …
Apr 10, 2019 /  Vessels
Stena RoRo signs contract for a ninth Stena E-Flexer

Stena RoRo signs contract for a ninth Stena E-Flexer

Stena RoRo has placed an order for a further newbuild in the so-called Stena E-Flexer RoPax class with the Chinese shipyard AVIC International. This is a continuation of the eight newbuilds already ordered and Stena RoRo …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Stena Line installs Japanese sleeping pods

Stena Line installs Japanese sleeping pods

In line with the continuous efforts to develop attractive and ground-breaking products and services to customers, Stena Line has installed Japanese sleeping pods on its Mecklenburg-Vorpommer and Skane vessels, operating …
Mar 25, 2019 /  Vessels
MV Themis scoops Panama Canal environmental award

MV Themis scoops Panama Canal environmental award

RoRo vessel MV Themis has been commended for its role in cutting greenhouse gas emissions on the Panama Canal. Caption: MV Themis has won the Panama Canal Green Connection award   WW Ocean vessel MV …
Mar 22, 2019 /  Vessels
CLdN: Increase of frequency on the Zeebrugge-Santander Service

CLdN: Increase of frequency on the Zeebrugge-Santander Service

At the end of September 2018 CLdN ro-ro introduced two (2) direct sailings between the ports of Zeebrugge in Belgium and the port of Santander in Spain offering the market efficient and reliable shipping solutions to and …
Mar 21, 2019 /  Curious
UPDATE: Grimaldi's RoRo container vessel Grande America sank in the Bay of Biscay; Priority given to anti pollution measures

UPDATE: Grimaldi's RoRo container vessel Grande America sank in the Bay of Biscay; Priority given to anti pollution measures

The Grimaldi Group announced on Tuesday that its RoRo container vessel, Grande America, who caught fire the night of March 10/11 in the Bay of Biscay sunk Tuesday afternoon. “We are pleased to confirm that there …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Accidents