Major milestone passed for Nexans’ new DP3 cable laying vessel, CS Aurora

Major milestone passed for Nexans’ new DP3 cable laying vessel, CS Aurora

The first major milestone in the construction of Nexans’ new DP3 cable laying vessel, the C/S Aurora, was passed Monday with the cutting of the first steel. “This is a proud moment for Nexans and an …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Vessels
Cammell Laird stages “Float-off” for new £10 ferry for Red Funnel

Cammell Laird stages “Float-off” for new £10 ferry for Red Funnel

Cammell Laird has today staged the ‘float-off’ for a new £10million ferry it has built for Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel. The Red Kestrel, a new freight-only RoRo vessel, will operate …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Curious
COSCO SHIPPING Lines and Bolloré Transport & Logistics sign MoU to develop new synergies

COSCO SHIPPING Lines and Bolloré Transport & Logistics sign MoU to develop new synergies

In the presence of Messrs Wang Haimin and Cyrille Bolloré, Cosco Shipping Lines and Bolloré Transport & Logistics have signed on January 29, 2019 a strategic Memorandum of Understanding in …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Curious
MJM Marine appointed main outfitting contractor by NCL to undertake a complete refurbishment of cruise ship Norwegian Joy

MJM Marine appointed main outfitting contractor by NCL to undertake a complete refurbishment of cruise ship Norwegian Joy

Global marine outfitter, MJM Marine has been appointed as the main outfitting contractor by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) to undertake a complete refurbishment of Norwegian Joy (see also CruiseMapper) as the company …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Curious
Gas4Sea partners and Equinor signed an LNG bunkering agreement

Gas4Sea partners and Equinor signed an LNG bunkering agreement

Marine LNG Zeebrugge, a joint venture of the Gas4Sea partners - ENGIE, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK - has signed an agreement with the Norwegian multinational energy group Equinor for supplying their four crude shuttle …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Curious
GTT notified by SHI for tank design of a new LNG carrier for Navigare

GTT notified by SHI for tank design of a new LNG carrier for Navigare

GTT has received an order from the Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of a new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier (LNGC), on behalf of the Danish ship-owner Navigare. Image for illustrative …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Curious
Inland shipping joins forces in Amsterdam-Utrecht-Rotterdam corridor

Inland shipping joins forces in Amsterdam-Utrecht-Rotterdam corridor

TMA Logistics, CTU and VCL join forces to establish the North West Central Corridor. This cargo consolidation will result in a more reliable barge product, more sustainable transport and fewer handling delays at the …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Curious
One of world's largest container ships docks at Port of Piraeus, Greece

One of world's largest container ships docks at Port of Piraeus, Greece

COSCO Shipping Pisces, one the world's largest container ships with a capacity of 20,000 TEU, docked at Greece's Piraeus port on Friday afternoon, after sailing nearly a month from China. It's the ship's first voyage …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Vessels
Ten crew members rescued from sunken fishing vessel in West Coast

Ten crew members rescued from sunken fishing vessel in West Coast

Ten crew members rescued from sunken fishing vessel in West Coast. SAMSA launches an investigation into the incident. The South African Maritime Safety Authority has confirmed the sinking of a fishing vessel off the …
Feb 19, 2019 /  All
Chantiers De L’Atlantique to build a new Oasis-Class cruise ship

Chantiers De L’Atlantique to build a new Oasis-Class cruise ship

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) just gave confirmation of an order for Chantiers de l’Atlantique, according to a previous option agreement, to build a new Oasis-class cruise ship, due for delivery in the fall of …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Cruise