Oil Spill Reported at Port Arthur after Accident Involving ARC RoRo

Oil Spill Reported at Port Arthur after Accident Involving ARC RoRo

An oil spill has been reported following an accident between U.S.-flagged RoRo vessel Endurance and Savage Pathfinder, a towing vessel,  at Dock 4 near Port Arthur, Texas, Wednesday evening, August 29. The United …
Aug 31, 2018 /  All
Port Authority of Rotterdam to replace slopes

Port Authority of Rotterdam to replace slopes

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is to replace a section of the slopes stretching over more than 9 kilometres that have been contaminated by the Bow Jubail oil spill. The Port Authority announced earlier that the damage …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Curious
Fleet Cleaner aids with oil spill cleaning

Fleet Cleaner aids with oil spill cleaning

After the recent oil spill disaster of the Bow Jubail in the Port of Rotterdam, Fleet Cleaner has stepped up to help the authorities with cleaning ship’s hulls which were fouled by the heavy fuel oil, in order to …
Aug 1, 2018 /  Curious
Popular Powerful Sanmar Tugboats Head Abroad

Popular Powerful Sanmar Tugboats Head Abroad

As part of Ocean’s 10-year concession agreement with the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), the Canadian maritime company has purchased a 24m ASD tug from Turkish builder/operator Sanmar. Taken from Sanmar’s …
Jul 12, 2018 /  Vessels
Odfjell’s tanker Bow Jubail collides with jetty in the Port of Rotterdam; 217 tons of heavy fuel oil (Video)

Odfjell’s tanker Bow Jubail collides with jetty in the Port of Rotterdam; 217 tons of heavy fuel oil (Video)

On her way to the assigned berth for loading, the Odfjell’s tanker Bow Jubail made contact with the jetty at the LBC Tank Terminal in Rotterdam (on the Oude Maasweg in Botlek, Rotterdam) and accidentally …
Jun 25, 2018 /  Accidents
Heerema's Aegir installed DOT monopile at Eneco Amalia windpark

Heerema's Aegir installed DOT monopile at Eneco Amalia windpark

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has installed, together with its client Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) and their subcontractor CAPE Holland, the DOT monopile at the Eneco Amalia windpark. During the installation of the …
May 31, 2018 /  Vessels
INTTRA Adds Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines to its Carrier Network

INTTRA Adds Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines to its Carrier Network

INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, today announced an expansion of its rapidly growing carrier network with the addition of Salam Pacific …
May 17, 2018 /  Curious
Indonesia declares state of emergency around a port on Borneo island after oil spill (Video)

Indonesia declares state of emergency around a port on Borneo island after oil spill (Video)

Indonesia has declared a state of emergency around a port on Borneo island, officials said on Tuesday, after a large oil spill and fire killed four people at the weekend. Disaster mitigation officials were able to …
Apr 3, 2018 /  Accidents
PIL enhances Middle East and Canada service

PIL enhances Middle East and Canada service

PIL announced earlier today the upgrading of its existing Middle East and Canada Service – CM2 and ANS. The service, linked through a pendulum structure, now provides a direct service between Vancouver and ports …
Mar 30, 2018 /  Curious
Caterpillar Marine announces first European IMO Tier III tugboat

Caterpillar Marine announces first European IMO Tier III tugboat

Caterpillar Marine announced last week that UZMAR Workboat and Tug Factory will be building an 80 TBP, Robert Allan designed, IMO Tier III certified tugboat powered with the new generation Cat® 3516E 2525bkW engines, …
Mar 19, 2018 /  Curious