Deepening and widening of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland awarded to a consortium including Van Oord and Dredging International

Deepening and widening of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland awarded to a consortium including Van Oord and Dredging International

Van Oord and Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, have been awarded a major contract for the modernisation of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland. The contract covers the deepening and widening …
Oct 1, 2018 /  Curious
Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

SCI’s tanker vessel, M.T. ‘Desh Vaibhav’ on her way to Fujairah, UAE, reportedly suffered an explosion in one of her cargo tanks at around 0935 hours IST on 14th August 2018, off Oman coast. Caption: …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Accidents
Solstad Farstad announces contract awards for two AHTS

Solstad Farstad announces contract awards for two AHTS

Solstad Farstad ASA (SOFF) announced earlier today that Equinor has declared their option to extend the present contract for the AHTS Normand Ferking (2007, VS-490) with one year. Meaning that the vessels contract is …
Jun 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Japan Marine Science (JMS) joins Green Award

Japan Marine Science (JMS) joins Green Award

KAWASAKI - Japan Marine Science (JMS) officially announced joining the Green Award scheme as a new incentive provider offering its training services at special prices to Green Award certificate holders. Jan Fransen, …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Curious
Seaspan Shipyards and the Government of Canada Celebrate the Launch of the First Large Vessel Designed and Built Under Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy

Seaspan Shipyards and the Government of Canada Celebrate the Launch of the First Large Vessel Designed and Built Under Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy

Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) Friday celebrated the launch of the first large vessel to be designed and built under the Government of Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) - OFSV1, the first of three Offshore …
Dec 11, 2017 /  Vessels
Offshore supply vessel SCI Ratna sank off the Mumbai coast; Crew safe

Offshore supply vessel SCI Ratna sank off the Mumbai coast; Crew safe

An offshore supply vessel of the state-run Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) sank off the Mumbai coast Tuesday evening, officials said. "All the 16 crew members on board SCI Ratna have been rescued," Director …
Nov 22, 2017 /  Accidents
SCI’s fleet reach a six million deadweight tonnage with the delivery of VLGC Nanda Devi

SCI’s fleet reach a six million deadweight tonnage with the delivery of VLGC Nanda Devi

The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) has taken delivery of a 2001 Japanese built second hand Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) from M/s. LPG Transport Services Ltd, a Bermudan ship-owner on 14th September 2017 …
Sep 18, 2017 /  Curious
GAIL hires LNG tanker from French major Total S.A. to haul gas from US

GAIL hires LNG tanker from French major Total S.A. to haul gas from US

State-run gas utility GAIL India Ltd (GAIL) (formerly known as Gas Authority of India Limited) has chartered an LNG tanker from French oil and gas super major Total S.A. for three years to haul gas from the US …
Sep 18, 2017 /  Curious
Hyundai Merchant Marine to launch new North China-West India service

Hyundai Merchant Marine to launch new North China-West India service

On June 9 2017, Hyundai Merchant Marine announced that it is to launch a new weekly North China-West India service, knows as CWI (China West India Express) with four global carriers which are CMA-CGM, PEL (Pendulum …
Jun 13, 2017 /  Vessels
Berge Bulk Welcomes bulk carrier Berge Kosciuszko to its fleet

Berge Bulk Welcomes bulk carrier Berge Kosciuszko to its fleet

Berge Kosciuszko was first delivered to Berge Bulk on 8th April 2014. The vessel was originally time chartered for a period of 10 years with options to purchase commencing from the end of the third charter …
Feb 24, 2017 /  Vessels