Superstructure for new Washington State ferry Suquamish to set sail Wednesday from Tacoma to Seattle

Superstructure for new Washington State ferry Suquamish to set sail Wednesday from Tacoma to Seattle

About a year before its scheduled official launch as the newest member of Washington State Ferries’ fleet, the superstructure of the 144-car ferry Suquamish will move by barge from Jesse Co.’s fabrication …
Aug 16, 2017 /  Curious
The Northwest Seaport Alliance to purchase 4 more container cranes, invest additional $2.9 million in Seattle and Tacoma terminal improvements

The Northwest Seaport Alliance to purchase 4 more container cranes, invest additional $2.9 million in Seattle and Tacoma terminal improvements

The Northwest Seaport Alliance Managing Members Tuesday approved a $52 million purchase of four more container cranes to join four others already on order for Husky Terminal in the South Harbor. They also approved an …
Jun 7, 2017 /  Finance
Port of Seattle kicks off its biggest cruise season ever in 2017

Port of Seattle kicks off its biggest cruise season ever in 2017

Over one million passengers will anchor over $500 million in economic impact to the region The Port of Seattle kicks off its biggest cruise season yet with over one million revenue passengers on 218 vessels, making …
Apr 29, 2017 /  Cruise
Vigor inks deal to acquire a third drydock for its Seattle, Washington facility

Vigor inks deal to acquire a third drydock for its Seattle, Washington facility

Building on its ongoing investments in critical infrastructure and fulfilling a promise to customers to expand West Coast drydock capacity, Vigor has entered into an agreement to purchase a drydock from a Korean …
Apr 17, 2017 /  Curious
Third Olympic Class ferry joins WSF fleet

Third Olympic Class ferry joins WSF fleet

The newest state ferry, Chimacum, joined the state fleet on Friday, April 7, as Washington State Ferries officially accepted the vessel from builder/contractor Vigor. The Chimacum will carry ferry riders on the …
Apr 10, 2017 /  Vessels
Diana Shipping Signs Charter Contract for mv Seattle with Koch

Diana Shipping Signs Charter Contract for mv Seattle with Koch

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, Monday announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter …
Feb 1, 2017 /  Vessels
GasLog Partners LP Announces Acquisition of LNG Carrier GasLog Seattle from GasLog Ltd for $189 Million

GasLog Partners LP Announces Acquisition of LNG Carrier GasLog Seattle from GasLog Ltd for $189 Million

GasLog Partners LP (NYSE:GLOP) (GasLog Partners or the Partnership) and GasLog Ltd. (NYSE:GLOG) (GasLog) announced Thursday (Oct 27) that they have entered into an agreement for the Partnership to purchase from GasLog …
Oct 28, 2016 /  Finance
German FRS Group acquires Clipper, plans North American expansion

German FRS Group acquires Clipper, plans North American expansion

German FRS Group has acquired a majority interest in Clipper. FRS is a global ferry and shipping group, currently operating 60 vessels in 12 countries, and carrier of more than 7 million passengers and 1.9 million …
Jan 25, 2016 /  All
USCG Detains Cargo ship Lowlands Kamsar Due to Safety Violations

USCG Detains Cargo ship Lowlands Kamsar Due to Safety Violations

The Panama-flagged cargo ship Lowlands Kamsar was detained in Seattle on Monday (Jan 4), after a United States Coast Guard port state control inspection detected several safety violations. During the …
Jan 5, 2016 /  Vessels
Diana Shipping fixes Newcastlemax and panamax bulkers at discount rates

Diana Shipping fixes Newcastlemax and panamax bulkers at discount rates

Diana Shipping has fixed one of its Newcastlemax bulk carriers at a more than 50% discount compared to the vessel’s previous contract, and has found employment for another of its panamax bulkers. SwissMarine …
Dec 10, 2015 /  Finance