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
Newcastle welcomes ro-ro shipment for Newcastle Light Rail project

Newcastle welcomes ro-ro shipment for Newcastle Light Rail project

The first carriage for the Newcastle Light Rail project was received by the Port of Newcastle on Saturday 8 September. The specialist consignment arrived on onboard Hoegh’s roll-on / roll-off vessel which docked at …
Sep 17, 2018 /  Curious
Höegh’s RoRo solution proved best fit for breakbulk unit

Höegh’s RoRo solution proved best fit for breakbulk unit

Recently Höegh Autoliners India transported a 94.3 MT Mill Shell for a cement plant project in Mali Senegal. The customer was looking for the most efficient option to transport their cargo and turned to Höegh …
Sep 13, 2018 /  Curious
Seatruck Ferries increases capacity and sailing frequency on their Dublin to Liverpool route

Seatruck Ferries increases capacity and sailing frequency on their Dublin to Liverpool route

44 weekly sailings on Dublin Liverpool Seatruck Ferries, the Irish Sea freight specialist, have increased capacity and sailing frequency on their Dublin to Liverpool route. The smallest vessel on the route, the Clipper …
Sep 12, 2018 /  Vessels
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
DFDS: New freight ferry ordered to accommodate growth in route network

DFDS: New freight ferry ordered to accommodate growth in route network

DFDS has today ordered an additional freight ferry (ro-ro) newbuilding from the Chinese Jinling Shipyard, exercising an option obtained at the ordering of previous ferries. The newbuilding is similar to the five …
Aug 16, 2018 /  Vessels
Baleària Acquires Visemar One

Baleària Acquires Visemar One

Spanish ferry company Baleària has decided to buy Visemar One, a 2010-built RoRo/passenger ship which has been part of the company’s fleet for seven years. "Baleària has just invested close to 55 …
Aug 15, 2018 /  Vessels
Vehicles carrier Orca Ace calls Port of Vancouver USA on her maiden voyage

Vehicles carrier Orca Ace calls Port of Vancouver USA on her maiden voyage

The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the M/V Orca Ace, commanded by Capt. Yury Golovatyuk of Russia, on her maiden voyage Aug. 8. Caption: Photo credit: Port of Vancouver USA   Capt. Golovatyuk and his …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Stena Line adds extra freight capacity to its Belfast-Liverpool service

Stena Line adds extra freight capacity to its Belfast-Liverpool service

STENA Line is planning to upweight its freight capacity on its popular Belfast to Liverpool route. It will initially deploy the 3,000 lane metre Stena Forerunner vessel before replacing it with a similar ship early in …
Aug 6, 2018 /  Vessels
Höegh proves perfect fit for out-of-gauge cargo

Höegh proves perfect fit for out-of-gauge cargo

Recently, Themba Dry Cargo chose Höegh Autoliners RoRo solution for their complex shipment of furnace parts from Durban to Singapore. With the units’ out-of-gauge measurements, and complex structure, …
Aug 1, 2018 /  Vessels