First cruise ship of season arrives at Port of Nanaimo

First cruise ship of season arrives at Port of Nanaimo

The first cruise ship of the season, the 596 guest Silversea Cruises Silver Muse (see also CruiseMapper), a luxury cruise line based in Monaco, will dock at the Port of Nanaimo Sunday, June 16. The vessel will arrive …
Jun 12, 2019 /  Cruise
Largest container ship to ever visit Maryland arrived at Port of Baltimore

Largest container ship to ever visit Maryland arrived at Port of Baltimore

Supersized Ship Evergreen Triton Takes Advantage of Port's Infrastructure; Second 50-Foot-Deep Berth Construction Begins in 2019 The Evergreen Triton, with a capacity to handle 14,424 Twenty-foot Equivalent (TEU) …
May 28, 2019 /  Vessels
ZIM Commissioned Advanced New ZIMonitor Refrigerated Containers

ZIM Commissioned Advanced New ZIMonitor Refrigerated Containers

ZIM is expanding its ZIMonitor containers fleet in 2019 and adding advanced “Star Cool” containers manufactured by MCI. The new MCI “Star Cool” containers have the refrigeration unit integrated …
May 28, 2019 /  Curious
Diana Shipping Signs Time Charter Contract for mv Baltimore with Koch

Diana Shipping Signs Time Charter Contract for mv Baltimore with Koch

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, Wednesday (May22) announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time …
May 22, 2019 /  Vessels
IMO gets observer status at Arctic Council

IMO gets observer status at Arctic Council

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has been granted observer status at the Arctic Council. This will allow IMO to build on previous cooperation with the Arctic Council and engage in close collaboration on …
May 7, 2019 /  Curious
Simon Mokster signs contract with Equinor for PSV Stril Pioner

Simon Mokster signs contract with Equinor for PSV Stril Pioner

Norwegian offshore support vessels provider Simon Møkster Shipping said that it has signed a contract with the compatriot oil and gas company Equinor for a platform supply vessel (PSV) Stril Pioner. Caption: …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Successful Sea Trials Of 3080 ASD Tug Built By Med Marine For Tug Malta

Successful Sea Trials Of 3080 ASD Tug Built By Med Marine For Tug Malta

Med Marine has successfully completed the sea trials of 30m 80TBP ASD tugboat, VITTORIOSA, built for Tug Malta Ltd., a company belonging to leading Italian Rimorchiatori Riuniti Group. The delivery is set for the end of …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
Mercedes test runs new Vehicle Processing Centre with arrival of Tranquil Ace at the Port of Nanaimo

Mercedes test runs new Vehicle Processing Centre with arrival of Tranquil Ace at the Port of Nanaimo

When the vehicle carrier Tranquil Ace docked at the Port of Nanaimo on March 8, it delivered the first Mercedes Benz cars in what would be a pilot-run of the new Vehicle Processing Centre (VPC) at the Port. It’s …
Mar 28, 2019 /  Curious
Sanmar Shipyards: Opting for the true tractor’s better ship-handling

Sanmar Shipyards: Opting for the true tractor’s better ship-handling

The increasing demand for the significant operational advantages of the true tractor configuration tug with forward mounted thrusters is exemplified by the latest contract awarded to Sanmar by Rimorchiatori Riuniti in …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Vessels
Stena Bulk’s IMOIIMAX fleet performs at top level (Video)

Stena Bulk’s IMOIIMAX fleet performs at top level (Video)

Stena Bulk has now had a fleet of 13 IMOIIMAX vessels of MR model on the market for a year, and evaluation shows that the chemical vessels have been a success, both in terms of performance and business. An IMOIIMAX …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Curious