Diana Shipping Signs Time Charter Contract for mv Arethusa with Ausca

Diana Shipping Signs Time Charter Contract for mv Arethusa with Ausca

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 …
May 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Irish Continental Group sells cruise ferry Oscar Wilde

Irish Continental Group sells cruise ferry Oscar Wilde

Irish Continental Group plc (ICG) announces that it has entered into a bareboat hire purchase agreement for the sale of the cruise ferry Oscar Wilde to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA. Caption: Cruise ferry …
Apr 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Saipem awarded new offshore drilling contracts totalling over 200mln USD

Saipem awarded new offshore drilling contracts totalling over 200mln USD

Saipem has been awarded new contracts in Offshore Drilling in Norway and Middle East totalling over 200 million USD. One contract was signed with the German company Wintershall for the drilling of 2 wells plus 2 …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Vessels
Prosafe: Safe Scandinavia option restructure and extension

Prosafe: Safe Scandinavia option restructure and extension

Prosafe has agreed with Aker BP ASA to restructure the remaining seven one-month options for the Safe Scandinavia at the Ula platform in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, to three one-week …
Mar 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Eni announces a new gas discovery in the Nour prospect, Offshore Egypt

Eni announces a new gas discovery in the Nour prospect, Offshore Egypt

Eni announces a new gas discovery under evaluation in the Nour exploration prospect located in the Nour North Sinai Concession, in the Eastern Egyptian Mediterranean, about 50 km North of the Sinai peninsula. Caption: …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Vessels
HMS Argyll rescues 27 crew from blazing ship in the Bay of Biscay (Video)

HMS Argyll rescues 27 crew from blazing ship in the Bay of Biscay (Video)

The crew of HMS Argyll spent eight hours saving every soul aboard the Grande America in the Bay of Biscay after the ship’s cargo of containers and cars caught fire. The frigate – on her way home to …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Accidents
Scaldis lifts Norwegian frigate out of fjord with unique Double Duo Lift method

Scaldis lifts Norwegian frigate out of fjord with unique Double Duo Lift method

Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors NV, the Belgian subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, Herbosch-Kiere and DEME, in cooperation with BOA Offshore, successfully completed the salvage of the Norwegian frigate KNM Helge …
Mar 7, 2019 /  Vessels
JR Shipping increases container capacity

JR Shipping increases container capacity

This month, Harlingen-based JR Shipping is adding three 1,436 TEU container feeders to its fleet. A fourth vessel with the same capacity will be added within the next few months. This is the result of a purchase …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Van Oord signs contract for sandscaping scheme in the UK

Van Oord signs contract for sandscaping scheme in the UK

Van Oord, working as part of Team Van Oord, signed the contract for the Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management (Sandscaping) Scheme. The project is awarded by North Norfolk District Council and execution will start in …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Curious
Suez Canal Authority Extend it's Dry Bulk Vessels Tolls Reduction

Suez Canal Authority Extend it's Dry Bulk Vessels Tolls Reduction

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) pays more attention to its users best interest, and has recently taken steps towards being the safest, most secure, most reliable and most competitive compared to other …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Curious