Port of Baltimore awarded $6.6 million in federal funding to develop second deep berth for supersized ships

Port of Baltimore awarded $6.6 million in federal funding to develop second deep berth for supersized ships

State and Ports America Chesapeake Funding Will Also Contribute To Allow Port to Accommodate Two Large Ships Simultaneously Governor Larry Hogan Friday (Dec 07) announced that the Maryland Department of Transportation …
Dec 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. & American Shipping Company ASA Jointly Announce Extension of Tanker Charters

Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. & American Shipping Company ASA Jointly Announce Extension of Tanker Charters

Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE:OSG) and American Shipping Company (Oslo Stock Exchange: AMSC / OTCQX: ASCJF) yesterday jointly announced that OSG has exercised options to extend its charter agreements with AMSC …
Dec 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Port Tampa Bay Welcomes New Direct Asian Container Service by COSCO Shipping

Port Tampa Bay Welcomes New Direct Asian Container Service by COSCO Shipping

Port Tampa Bay welcomes COSCO Shipping’s announcement that it will add Port Tampa Bay to its Gulf of Mexico Express (GME) Transpacific service, with the first vessel M/V COSCO PIRAEUS scheduled to arrive Tampa on …
Dec 5, 2018 /  Curious
Rowan Relentless has first two options exercised by ExxonMobil

Rowan Relentless has first two options exercised by ExxonMobil

Rowan Companies plc (Rowan) (NYSE: RDC) announced Monday (Dec 3) that ExxonMobil has exercised the first two options for the Rowan Relentless, an R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship.   Caption: Drilling …
Dec 4, 2018 /  Vessels
ABS Joins Forces Introducing Space Technology to Shipping

ABS Joins Forces Introducing Space Technology to Shipping

Composite technology a “game changer” for LNG as marine fuel ABS, OceanFinance and Scorpius Space Launch Company (SSLC) are joining forces on the SPACE TECH4SEA project to adapt composite technologies …
Nov 9, 2018 /  Curious
North-Western Shipping Company performs unique delivery of equipment to Omsk Refinery

North-Western Shipping Company performs unique delivery of equipment to Omsk Refinery

Between June and October 2018, Volgo-Baltic Logistic (VBL), a subsidiary of North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC, part of UCL Holding), performed a unique transportation of oversize equipment intended for modernization …
Nov 8, 2018 /  Curious
Murmansk Shipping Company enters agreement to deliver coal along Northern Sea Route

Murmansk Shipping Company enters agreement to deliver coal along Northern Sea Route

The Murmansk Shipping Company (MSCO) and Sibanthracite Overseas AG, affiliated with Russia’s biggest coal holding VostokCoal, will make one of the biggest transport projects in the Arctic - the companies have inked …
Nov 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä launches Acceleration Centre in Singapore and partners with MPA and PSA Marine to develop IntelliTug

Wärtsilä launches Acceleration Centre in Singapore and partners with MPA and PSA Marine to develop IntelliTug

The technology group Wärtsilä opened its Acceleration Centre in Singapore on Tuesday (Oct 16). This purpose-built centre promotes innovation and collaboration with industry, academia, and local partners to …
Oct 17, 2018 /  Curious
Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ACSC) continues to expand its operations in international waters

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ACSC) continues to expand its operations in international waters

The issue of expanding the activities of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company in foreign waters commissioned by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in order to eliminate dependence on a single market, …
Oct 12, 2018 /  Vessels
Tanker Jabbar Hashimov placed into commission after overhaul at Zigh Shipyard and Repair Plant

Tanker Jabbar Hashimov placed into commission after overhaul at Zigh Shipyard and Repair Plant

The tanker Jabbar Hasimov owned by the Transport Fleet of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company underwent a complete overhaul. As part of the overhaul undertaken by Zigh Shipyard and Repair Plant, the underwater and …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Vessels