US to send hospital ship to Colombia amid refugee crisis

US to send hospital ship to Colombia amid refugee crisis

The Pentagon is preparing to dispatch a hospital ship to Colombia and possibly other parts of South America to help relieve strain on health care systems overloaded by an influx of hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans …
Aug 20, 2018 /  Curious
Next Wave of Crane Deliveries is Underway at Norfolk International Terminals

Next Wave of Crane Deliveries is Underway at Norfolk International Terminals

The heavy-load vessel Happy Buccaneer berthed Monday at Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) with the first group of six rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) that are the centerpieces of the $375 million capacity expansion …
Jul 24, 2018 /  Curious
Foss Maritime ships hundreds of Utility Trucks to help restore power in Puerto Rico

Foss Maritime ships hundreds of Utility Trucks to help restore power in Puerto Rico

5 Barges Head Out This Weekend on 10-Day Voyage At the Port of Virginia in Norfolk and the Port of Lake Charles in Louisiana, Foss Maritime is loading hundreds of utility trucks onto barges bound for Puerto Rico this …
Jan 5, 2018 /  Curious
Last turbine on Dudgeon wind farm installed (Video)

Last turbine on Dudgeon wind farm installed (Video)

This week saw the last of the 67 wind turbines being installed on the Dudgeon field and all of them are now producing electricity. During October, the wind farm will provide 410,000 homes in England with …
Sep 7, 2017 /  Vessels
Photos: Donald Trump to Deliver Keynote at USS Ford's Commissioning

Photos: Donald Trump to Deliver Keynote at USS Ford's Commissioning

President Donald Trump will be in Norfolk Saturday to preside over the commissioning of the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). The commissioning ceremony is slated to start at 10 a.m. at Naval Station …
Jul 21, 2017 /  Vessels
MV Ocean Giant to resupply US Arctic base Thule

MV Ocean Giant to resupply US Arctic base Thule

The U.S. Military Sealift Command chartered heavy lift ship MV Ocean Giant set sail for the annual resupply mission to Thule Air Base in the Arctic. Under an operation called Pacer Goose, the ship departed Naval …
Jul 21, 2017 /  Curious
Vattenfall and Peel Ports negotiate to secure deal for offshore operations base

Vattenfall and Peel Ports negotiate to secure deal for offshore operations base

Great Yarmouth in pole position for strategic wind farm investment Vattenfall, the developer of two of the world’s largest offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast, is in talks with Peel Ports to invest in the …
Jul 6, 2017 /  Curious
Diana Shipping Announces Time Charter Contracts for mv New York with Koch, mv Norfolk with Trafigura and mv Nirefs with Jaldhi

Diana Shipping Announces Time Charter Contracts for mv New York with Koch, mv Norfolk with Trafigura and mv Nirefs with Jaldhi

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 …
Apr 29, 2017 /  Vessels
Port of Virginia Continues to Process Record Container Volumes; Expansion Work Set to Begin at VIG

Port of Virginia Continues to Process Record Container Volumes; Expansion Work Set to Begin at VIG

The Port of Virginia® moved 228,516 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in January, setting a new volume mark for the month, growing volume by 18.5 percent when compared with last January and pushing the …
Feb 13, 2017 /  Curious
Port of Virginia Sets Single-Month Mark for TEU Volume; Rail and RMT Use Continues to Grow

Port of Virginia Sets Single-Month Mark for TEU Volume; Rail and RMT Use Continues to Grow

As peak cargo season continues, The Port of Virginia is adding to its record books. In October, the port handled 238,567 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units), making it the single-busiest month in the port’s …
Nov 18, 2016 /  Curious