Port of Los Angeles sets all-time record with 952,554 TEUs in October

Port of Los Angeles sets all-time record with 952,554 TEUs in October

The Port of Los Angeles processed 952,554 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in October 2018, a 27.2 percent increase compared to October 2017. It was the most cargo handled in a single month in the Port’s …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Curious
Fincantieri awarded a contract of over 200 million EUR by Windstar Cruises

Fincantieri awarded a contract of over 200 million EUR by Windstar Cruises

Fincantieri has signed a contract with Windstar Cruises (part of the Xanterra Travel Collection) (see also CruiseMapper), owners and one of the main operators in the field of high-end small ship cruises, for an …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Vessels
Costa Crociere’ new flagship Costa Smeralda to call on Cruiseport Rotterdam

Costa Crociere’ new flagship Costa Smeralda to call on Cruiseport Rotterdam

On 22 October 2019, the Costa Smeralda (see also CruiseMapper) will be docking at Cruiseport Rotterdam. The Smeralda is actually the second cruise ship in the world, after AIDAnova, to power its engines with LNG …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Cruise
Nevsky Shipyard launched dry cargo vessel of Project RSD59 Pola Anfisa

Nevsky Shipyard launched dry cargo vessel of Project RSD59 Pola Anfisa

On 13 November 2018, Nevsky Shipyard launched the single-deck dry cargo vessel of mixed “river-sea” navigation Pola Anfisa (Project RSD 59). The ship of Project RSD59 is the second in a series of five dry …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Vessels
Tidewater Announces Successful Completion of Business Combination with GulfMark

Tidewater Announces Successful Completion of Business Combination with GulfMark

Tidewater Inc. (NYSE: TDW) (Tidewater) today announced the successful completion of its business combination with GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (GulfMark). Tidewater and GulfMark stockholders overwhelmingly supported the …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Finance
Third Tug built to Robert Allan Ltd.’s New TRAktor 2500-SX Design Commences Operations for Svitzer

Third Tug built to Robert Allan Ltd.’s New TRAktor 2500-SX Design Commences Operations for Svitzer

The third tug built by Sanmar Shipyards to Robert Allan Ltd.’s new TRAktor 2500-SX design commenced operations on November 1st in London for Svitzer. The tug, named the Svitzer Meridian, is the second TRAktor …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Vessels
Fleet Cleaner wins Maritime Innovation Award 2018 (Video)

Fleet Cleaner wins Maritime Innovation Award 2018 (Video)

At the Maritime Awards Gala organized in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on November 12th, Fleet Cleaner has been awarded with the prestigious Maritime Innovation Award 2018! The respected jury calls it a true maritime …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Curious
Klaveness Combination Carriers AS extends contract of affreightment with South32 Marketing Pte Ltd

Klaveness Combination Carriers AS extends contract of affreightment with South32 Marketing Pte Ltd

A subsidiary of Klaveness Combination Carriers AS (KCC) yesterday (Nov 15) signed an agreement with South32 Marketing Pte Ltd extending the current Contract of affreightment (COA) for shipments of caustic soda to Worsley …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Vessels
GSL Completes Strategic Combination with Poseidon Containers and Opportunistic Refinancings of a Portion of Poseidon Containers’ Secured Debt

GSL Completes Strategic Combination with Poseidon Containers and Opportunistic Refinancings of a Portion of Poseidon Containers’ Secured Debt

Doubles fleet size to 38 containerships and expands charter-adjusted fleet value to $1.3 billion while increasing net asset value per share by 52%   Expands contracted revenue to $720 million and further reduces …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Finance
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Thetis with Hudson

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Thetis with Hudson

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, yesterday announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Vessels