Maersk Line to start serving to key Somali port

Maersk Line to start serving to key Somali port

Maersk Line, one of the largest shipping companies in the world, is expected to start serving to Somalia’s Mogadishu Port, according to the port's authority on Saturday. In a statement, the Mogadishu Port …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Curious
Port of Rotterdam Authority makes greener sea-going shipping more accessible

Port of Rotterdam Authority makes greener sea-going shipping more accessible

From the start of 2019, the Port of Rotterdam Authority will widen and facilitate the Green Award discount for sea-going shipping. The discount will encourage safe and green shipping in the liquid bulk segment. From 2019 …
Dec 21, 2018 /  Curious
SOL adds Finnish port of Pietarsaari/Jakobstad to the Zeebrugge route network

SOL adds Finnish port of Pietarsaari/Jakobstad to the Zeebrugge route network

Swedish Orient Line (SOL) announced that it will add the port of Pietarsaari/Jakobstad (Finland) to its liner network with one weekly call using its vessels Thuleland and Tundraland. The service will offer direct port …
Dec 20, 2018 /  Vessels
d’AMICO International Shipping Announces the sale and lease-back of one of its MR vessels

d’AMICO International Shipping Announces the sale and lease-back of one of its MR vessels

d’Amico International Shipping S.A. (DIS), an international marine transportation company operating in the product tanker market, announces that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers D.A.C. (Ireland) …
Dec 3, 2018 /  Vessels
NACC Alicudi: Setting new standards in cement carrier market

NACC Alicudi: Setting new standards in cement carrier market

The NACC Alicudi is setting new standards in cement carrier market. The 2011 – built bulk carrier Sider Alicudi, named after the volcanic island between Naples and Palermo, has been converted in 2017 with a Van …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Vessels
Teekay Crew rescues surfer in distress

Teekay Crew rescues surfer in distress

On October 13, the crew of Beothuk Spirit were called into action to rescue two surfers in distress off the coast of St. Vincent’s in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada. Upon receiving the request from the …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Accidents
Shell and Sovcomflot LNG bunkering in Rotterdam marks number of firsts

Shell and Sovcomflot LNG bunkering in Rotterdam marks number of firsts

Shell recently delivered its first ship-to-ship bunkering of cleaner burning LNG fuel from its specialised LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa, paving the way for many other operations from the vessel. This operation marked a …
Oct 5, 2018 /  Vessels
LPG tanker Tracey Kosan reflagged to Denmark

LPG tanker Tracey Kosan reflagged to Denmark

Tracey Kosan, part of the Lauritzen Kosan fleet, was reflagged to the Danish International Register of Shipping (DIS) in July 2018. Tracey Kosan joins the Helena Kosan and Linda Kosan, which were reflagged in January …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Vessels
d’Amico International Shipping announces the sale and lease back of one of its MR vessels

d’Amico International Shipping announces the sale and lease back of one of its MR vessels

d’Amico International Shipping S.A. (Borsa Italiana: DIS), an international marine transportation company operating in the product tanker market, announces that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers D.A.C. …
Aug 9, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Amsterdam Doubles Discount for Green Ships

Port of Amsterdam Doubles Discount for Green Ships

For some years Port of Amsterdam has been giving discounts on port dues to vessels listed in the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) that have attained an ESI score of 20 points or higher. As of 1 August, we will be …
Aug 3, 2018 /  Curious