Finnlines’ passenger-cargo vessel MS Finnfellow sustained a technical failure in the Finnish Archipelago – now safely at the port

Finnlines’ passenger-cargo vessel MS Finnfellow sustained a technical failure in the Finnish Archipelago – now safely at the port

Finnlines’ passenger-cargo vessel MS Finnfellow (see also CruiseMapper) sustained a technical failure in the Finnish Archipelago – now safely at the port Caption: Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship …
Nov 14, 2018 /  Accidents
Optimarin wins order for 10 further BWT systems from Höegh Autoliners

Optimarin wins order for 10 further BWT systems from Höegh Autoliners

Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has consolidated its relationship with Höegh Autoliners by securing a new agreement for 10 retrofitted systems. The contract follows previous individual orders over …
Oct 30, 2018 /  Curious
Smooth sailing for Stena Line's battery hybrid vessel

Smooth sailing for Stena Line's battery hybrid vessel

The Stena Jutlandica has now completed its first month of operation as a battery hybrid vessel. Experiences from these first weeks have exceeded expectations. “It's really exciting to be running with …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Dublin Port volumes grow by 4.7% in first nine months; By year-end, 36% growth in just six years

Dublin Port volumes grow by 4.7% in first nine months; By year-end, 36% growth in just six years

Dublin Port Company today announced growth in cargo volumes of 4.7% to 28.4m gross tonnes for the first nine months of 2018. Within this total, imports grew by 6.0% and exports by 3.0%. 82% of the port’s volumes …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Curious
ACL Christens Its New G4 Vessel, ATLANTIC SUN, In The Port Of New York & New Jersey

ACL Christens Its New G4 Vessel, ATLANTIC SUN, In The Port Of New York & New Jersey

Atlantic Container Line (ACL) held the christening of its new G4 vessel, the Atlantic Sun, on Wednesday, October 10 at FAPS Port Newark Auto Marine Terminal at the Port of New York & New Jersey. Mrs. Katherine LoBue …
Oct 15, 2018 /  Vessels
Danish Ferries sold to Molslinjen; Sale approved by the Danish Competition Authority

Danish Ferries sold to Molslinjen; Sale approved by the Danish Competition Authority

The Danish Competition Authority (Konkurrence- og Forbrugerstyrelsen) approved on Wednesday (Oct 10) the sale of all shares in Danske Færger A/S (Danish Ferries) to Molslinjen A/S. The closing of the sale will take …
Oct 11, 2018 /  Curious
ARC Discharges Army and Marine Corps Cargo in Norway for Operation Trident Juncture

ARC Discharges Army and Marine Corps Cargo in Norway for Operation Trident Juncture

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier’s M/Vs Honor and Resolve discharged military rolling stock and other cargo at the Norwegian ports of Fredrikstad and Hammernesodden in support of Operation Trident Juncture. M/V …
Oct 3, 2018 /  Vessels
RoRo vessel Salome takes to the seas after green and grey rebrand (Video)

RoRo vessel Salome takes to the seas after green and grey rebrand (Video)

RoRo vessel Salome has left Zhoushan, China after being repainted in Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s new brand colours. Having recently called at Baltimore, USA, she is now making her way around the world. The vehicle …
Oct 2, 2018 /  Vessels
DFDS Seaways raises capacity on route Zeebrugge - Norway

DFDS Seaways raises capacity on route Zeebrugge - Norway

As from February, DFDS Seaways expands considerably the triangular service between Norway, Zeebrugge and Immingham. On the one hand the ms Lysbris Seaways, a sideport/container vessel, will be replaced by the larger ms …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Curious
Australian freight forwarders chose RoRo to move automotive production facilities to their new homes across the globe

Australian freight forwarders chose RoRo to move automotive production facilities to their new homes across the globe

Automotive manufacturers, including Toyota, recently took the decision to close their plants in Australia and relocate production to other parts of the world. Considering alternatives to containers Given the …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Curious