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‘Cool port’ barge service speeds up distribution from Rotterdam

‘Cool port’ barge service speeds up distribution from Rotterdam

The logistics surrounding the Port of Rotterdam (see also CruiseMapper) are daunting. Eight deep sea terminals; 600 barges with 150 different owners; some 150,000 shippers from across Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany …
Jun 20, 2018 /  Curious
Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tugs “Rotterdam” and “Beagle”

Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tugs “Rotterdam” and “Beagle”

On 13th June 2018, the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tugs ‘Rotterdam’ and ‘Beagle’ took place in the Port of Rotterdam, during Kotug Smit Towage’s annual …
Jun 15, 2018 /  Vessels
Nor Lines New Customer for Titan LNG at the City Terminal Rotterdam

Nor Lines New Customer for Titan LNG at the City Terminal Rotterdam

Shipping company Nor Lines has allocated its two LNG (liquefied natural gas) powered multipurpose vessels to a bi-weekly (liner) service from the SCA terminal in Rotterdam to the Norwegian coast: The MV Kvitnos and the …
Jun 15, 2018 /  Vessels
Vroon platform-supply vessel VOS Patriot named in a ceremony in Rotterdam

Vroon platform-supply vessel VOS Patriot named in a ceremony in Rotterdam

Vroon platform-supply vessel, VOS Patriot, was christened on Monday 28 May. In a ceremony conducted in Rotterdam, the vessel was named by Mrs van der Velde, wife of Mr Wim van der Velde, Chief Technical Officer of Seaway …
Jun 4, 2018 /  Vessels
Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for mv Rotterdam with Wan Hai Lines

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for mv Rotterdam with Wan Hai Lines

Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, yesterday announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time …
May 31, 2018 /  Vessels
Van Oord marks 150th anniversary with christening of SRI vessel Bravenes

Van Oord marks 150th anniversary with christening of SRI vessel Bravenes

The latest addition to the Van Oord fleet was unveiled Monday 21 May at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam. Subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel Bravenes was christened by Ms Yvon van Oord-Barbier, the wife of CEO …
May 22, 2018 /  Vessels
Brand-new jetty at Rotterdam LBC Tank Terminals ready for vessels

Brand-new jetty at Rotterdam LBC Tank Terminals ready for vessels

LBC Tank Terminal Rotterdam recently accomplished a major milestone in their expansion project known as Rainbow with the birthing of the first vessel at a brand-new jetty. The LBC Tank Terminals Group is currently …
May 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Vistula Maersk makes a maiden call to St. Petersburg, as first in series of new ice-class vessels

Vistula Maersk makes a maiden call to St. Petersburg, as first in series of new ice-class vessels

Seago Line introduces new vessels to our North Europe feeder link between Rotterdam, Netherlands and St. Petersburg, Russia. Next vessel in series will be Volga Maersk, highlighting Maersk and Seago Line’s …
Apr 24, 2018 /  Curious
Fleet Cleaner cleans world’s largest crane vessel

Fleet Cleaner cleans world’s largest crane vessel

This March Fleet Cleaner has completed the cleaning of both floaters of Heerema’s semi-submersible crane vessel Thialf in the Port of Rotterdam. This was the first hull cleaning of the vessel since it went to dry …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Samskip brings Rotterdam into Nor Lines' flexible LNG-powered service network

Samskip brings Rotterdam into Nor Lines' flexible LNG-powered service network

The service is provided by Nor Lines' state of the art, LNG-fuelled vessels MV Kvitnos and MV Kvitbjorn, which each offer 1,500 lane square metres of RoRo capacity, 122 TEU as container space, 1,500 tons of reefer space …
Apr 19, 2018 /  Vessels