French frigate Cassard saves 12 Indian crewmembers of sinking Asphalt tanker Durban Queen

French frigate Cassard saves 12 Indian crewmembers of sinking Asphalt tanker Durban Queen

On Tuesday morning, the French frigate Cassard rescued twelve crewmembers from a sinking asphalt tanker in the Persian Gulf. Images courtesy of French Defence Ministry Late Tuesday morning, the Cassard was …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Accidents
Port of Hamilton receives $17.7 million federal government investment to modernize port infrastructure

Port of Hamilton receives $17.7 million federal government investment to modernize port infrastructure

Canada's Transport Minister Marc Garneau visited Hamilton to announce an investment of $17.7 million in the Port of Hamilton from the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF). The federal investment will be matched by the …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Finance
GTT receives an order from DSME for tank design of two LNG carriers for a European shipowner

GTT receives an order from DSME for tank design of two LNG carriers for a European shipowner

GTT received an order from the South Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) for the tank design of two new 173,400 m3  LNG carriers (LNGC). These units will be built on behalf of a …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Curious
APL Refines Asia-Gulf Network

APL Refines Asia-Gulf Network

APL today announced the refinements of the West Asia Express (WAX) and West Asia Express 3 (WA3) services in its Asia-Gulf network. The enhancements of these two weekly services demonstrate APL’s commitment to …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Curious
Equinor and Global Petro Storage (GPS) enter into a long-term agreement for a terminal and storage for LPG volumes in Port Klang in Malaysia

Equinor and Global Petro Storage (GPS) enter into a long-term agreement for a terminal and storage for LPG volumes in Port Klang in Malaysia

Equinor and Global Petro Storage (GPS) have entered into a long-term agreement for a terminal and storage for LPG (Liquified Petroleum Gas) volumes in Port Klang in Malaysia. GPS will build a new facility to execute this …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Curious
Sapura Energy wins RM1.75b worth of contracts

Sapura Energy wins RM1.75b worth of contracts

Sapura Energy Bhd has strengthened its presence in Mexico and Malaysia with new contract wins valued at approximately RM1.75 billion. The new contracts have lifted the company’s orderbook to RM18 billion and total …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Curious
MV Aquarius accused of discharging dangerous waste illegally in Italian ports

MV Aquarius accused of discharging dangerous waste illegally in Italian ports

Italian prosecutors have ordered the seizure of a migrant rescue ship and accused the aid group Doctors Without Borders of illegally disposing of 24 metric tons (26.5 tons) of medical and contaminated waste accumulated …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Vessels
Teesport growth outstrips UK port industry

Teesport growth outstrips UK port industry

PD Ports has announced an all-time record in container volumes handled at Teesport. This new record comes at a time when the Department for International Trade published its annual maritime statistics confirming …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Vessels
Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Receives $41.4 Million Federal Funding

Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Receives $41.4 Million Federal Funding

Yesterday the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced $41.4 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 19 Work Plan, funds that will further the progress of deepening the Charleston …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Curious
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for mv Alcmene with BG Shipping

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for mv Alcmene with BG Shipping

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract …
Nov 21, 2018 /  Vessels