DFDS Takes Delivery of Third Chinese-Built RoRo

DFDS Takes Delivery of Third Chinese-Built RoRo

Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS has taken delivery of the third of six roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) ferries being built by Jinling Shipyard in China. The vessel was officially delivered on October 9, a little less …
Oct 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Castor Maritime Inc. Announces Vessel Acquisition

Castor Maritime Inc. Announces Vessel Acquisition

Castor Maritime Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRM), (Castor), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry-bulk vessels, yesterday announced that on October 14, 2019, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has …
Oct 18, 2019 /  Curious
Total’s First LNG Bunker Vessel Launched

Total’s First LNG Bunker Vessel Launched

Total announces that its first large liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessel has been launched, following the signature of a long-term charter contract between Total and Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) in February …
Oct 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Virginia’s Path to 55 Feet is Set; First Phase of Dredging to Begin by January 2020

Virginia’s Path to 55 Feet is Set; First Phase of Dredging to Begin by January 2020

The effort to make The Port of Virginia® the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast begins in January 2020, following the finalization this week of a contract with an international dredging firm that will take on the …
Oct 18, 2019 /  Curious
Deltamarin signs design contracts with Merima

Deltamarin signs design contracts with Merima

Deltamarin has signed two design contracts with Merima Oy, a Finland-based company providing turnkey interior solutions for passenger vessels. The contracts cover HVAC and interior design for Merima’s turnkey areas …
Oct 18, 2019 /  Curious
How Technology Is Transforming The Cruising Experience

How Technology Is Transforming The Cruising Experience

Cruising was once the preserve of the rich, it could be defined as an upper-class experience. However, with the abundance of cruise liners now in existence and improvements in technology, it is now a viable option for …
Oct 18, 2019 /  Cruise
MOL Introduces AR Navigation System at Maritime Conference in Dubai

MOL Introduces AR Navigation System at Maritime Conference in Dubai

Introducing ICT-based Ship Operation Tool, Targeting Sea Routes around the World TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that, along with Furuno Electric Co., Ltd., it made a joint presentation of their advanced …
Oct 18, 2019 /  Curious
New ship-to-shore cranes arrive at South Carolina Ports

New ship-to-shore cranes arrive at South Carolina Ports

South Carolina Ports Authority welcomes three additional ship-to-shore cranes with 155 feet of lift height to the Port of Charleston. The cranes arrived in Charleston Harbor yesterday aboard the Zhen Hua 28 vessel after …
Oct 18, 2019 /  Curious
World First for Boskalis By Operating a Dredging Vessel On 100% Bio-Fuel Oil

World First for Boskalis By Operating a Dredging Vessel On 100% Bio-Fuel Oil

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and biofuels supplier GoodFuels are set to take the next key step in the ‘Boskalis on Bio’ program for the testing of sustainable bio-fuel oil. Following earlier …
Oct 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Rotterdam Authority intensifies activities in India

Port of Rotterdam Authority intensifies activities in India

By signing two Memorandums of Understanding, appointing a Representative Office in India and supporting the establishment of a maritime university in collaboration with educational institutions in Rotterdam, the Port of …
Oct 18, 2019 /  Curious