Port Amsterdam: Possibility of special passage regime at sea lock due to drought

Port Amsterdam: Possibility of special passage regime at sea lock due to drought

The National Water Distribution Committee has issued a request for measure scenarios to be formulated, with the aim of limiting saltwater intrusion via the locks at IJmuiden as a result of the drought in the Netherlands. …
Jul 20, 2018 /  Curious
NYK: Concept Design for Large LNG-fueled Bulk Carrier Completed

NYK: Concept Design for Large LNG-fueled Bulk Carrier Completed

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) have completed the concept design for a 200K DWT LNG-fueled bulk carrier. The design has passed inspection by ClassNK and obtained approval in …
Jul 6, 2018 /  Vessels
Iskes Towage & Salvage signs contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2312

Iskes Towage & Salvage signs contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2312

Jim Iskes, owner of Iskes Towage & Salvage, the leading maritime service provider based in the port of IJmuiden / Amsterdam, has signed a contract at the ITS 2018 event in Marseille with Damen for the supply of two …
Jul 3, 2018 /  Vessels
NYK Group and JMU Develop Highly Efficient Ship Propeller

NYK Group and JMU Develop Highly Efficient Ship Propeller

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), MTI Co. Ltd., and Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) have successfully developed a highly efficient propeller by analyzing the conditions surrounding vessel propellers in actual …
Mar 8, 2018 /  Vessels
Transhipment at North Sea Canal ports hits record of 100 million tonnes

Transhipment at North Sea Canal ports hits record of 100 million tonnes

The positive economy led to a 2.5 percent increase in the transhipment of goods at the Port of Amsterdam to 81.3 million tonnes in 2017. Together with the other seaports in the North Sea Canal Area, transshipment rose to …
Jan 16, 2018 /  Curious
Wisdom Marine Orders Two Tankers in Japan

Wisdom Marine Orders Two Tankers in Japan

Taipei-based shipping company Wisdom Marine Lines has decided to enter the tanker shipping market as it ordered two new vessels in Japan, according to the company’s stock exchange filing. Namely, the order …
Jun 28, 2016 /  Vessels
NYK Group and JMU agree to collect and utilize Big Data on series of 14,000 TEU containerships

NYK Group and JMU agree to collect and utilize Big Data on series of 14,000 TEU containerships

NYK, the Monohakobi Technology Institute, and Japan Marine United Corporation have agreed to conduct joint research on a series of 14,000 TEU container ships, including NYK Blue Jay, which entered the NYK fleet at the …
Mar 8, 2016 /  Curious
Cargo ship SARDIUS rammed a dike in Ijmuiden, Netherlands

Cargo ship SARDIUS rammed a dike in Ijmuiden, Netherlands

The 100 meter long, 5265 dwt general cargo ship Sardius ran aground Wednesday morning (Nov 25) on the North Sea Canal at Ijmuiden, Netherlands. The Sardius had veered onto a shoreline dike, but was able to …
Nov 27, 2015 /  Accidents
Funding found to build world’s biggest sea lock at IJmuiden

Funding found to build world’s biggest sea lock at IJmuiden

Funding has been completed to build what is being billed as the world’s biggest sea lock complex at IJmuiden, North Holland. The current system, used by ships heading up the North Sea canal to Amsterdam, dates …
Oct 21, 2015 /  Finance
Star Bulk takes delivery of 3 new bulkers, Newcastlemax and Ultramax class

Star Bulk takes delivery of 3 new bulkers, Newcastlemax and Ultramax class

In a company press release on July 15, Star Bulk Carriers Corp. announced the delivery of two 209,000 dwt newcastlemax bulk carriers MV Goliath and MV Maharaj built by Nantong COSCO KHI‐Ship Engineering Co. On …
Jul 23, 2015 /  Vessels