Port of Cardiff prepares for start of 2019 cruise season

Port of Cardiff prepares for start of 2019 cruise season

ABP South Wales is preparing for a busy 2019 cruise season at the Port of Cardiff (see also CruiseMapper), following a popular programme of passenger vessel calls in 2018. Marco Polo, owned and operated by Cruise …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Cruise
Gazprom Neft Implements the World’s First Ever Digital Arctic-logistics Management System

Gazprom Neft Implements the World’s First Ever Digital Arctic-logistics Management System

Gazprom Neft has launched the world’s first ever digital Arctic-logistics management system. This innovative project — code-named “Kapitan (Captain)” — has been developed to ensure …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Curious
MMA Offshore awarded Woodside walk-to-work vessel contract

MMA Offshore awarded Woodside walk-to-work vessel contract

MMA Offshore announced earlier today that it has been awarded a contract by Woodside to provide accommodation and walk-to-work vessel services to support platform maintenance operations on Woodside’s Australian …
Apr 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Container volumes up 25 percent at Ports of Stockholm

Container volumes up 25 percent at Ports of Stockholm

Container traffic at Ports of Stockholm is rising and soon the new freight port, the Stockholm Norvik Port, will be ready to welcome more and larger container vessels to the growing Stockholm region. During the first …
Apr 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Brisbane Breaks Ground on New Cruise Ship Terminal (Video)

Brisbane Breaks Ground on New Cruise Ship Terminal (Video)

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has turned the sod on Brisbane's $158 million new International Cruise Terminal, heralding the start of a new era for Queensland's economy. Artist’s impression - Brisbane …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Cruise
Port of Oakland adds new shipping service to Vietnam

Port of Oakland adds new shipping service to Vietnam

Exports to Vietnam through Oakland grew 126 percent since 2015 The Port of Oakland will add new direct service to Vietnam by late April. Pacific International Lines (PIL) will launch direct Vietnam links using vessels …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Curious
Port of Oakland reports positive first quarter

Port of Oakland reports positive first quarter

The Port of Oakland Friday (Apr12) reported a positive first quarter in its cargo volume. Through the end of March 2019, the Port handled 612,151 TEUs—the equivalent of one 20-foot long container—compared to …
Apr 15, 2019 /  Curious
Seacat Services Places Multi-Million-Pound Order For Chartwell 24 Offshore Wind Catamaran

Seacat Services Places Multi-Million-Pound Order For Chartwell 24 Offshore Wind Catamaran

Class-leading offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator, Seacat Services, has signed a multi-million-pound contract to build a new next-generation catamaran for deployment in the offshore wind sector. Seacat …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Vigor to build two 56’ pilot boats for LA Port Pilots

Vigor to build two 56’ pilot boats for LA Port Pilots

The design by Camarc provides break-through performance for the mid-sized market The Port of Los Angeles recently awarded Vigor the contract to build two 56’ pilot boats. Camarc pilot boats are widely acknowledged …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Curious
Portsmouth: MMD Shipping Services Rebrand

Portsmouth: MMD Shipping Services Rebrand

After running with a £5.8 million loss at the end of 2018/19 fiscal year, and bleak forecasts for the following year, it was obvious that a restructuring of MMD Shipping Services was due. This council-run company …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Curious