Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Agrees to Acquire Three Dry Bulk Vessels in an All Share Transaction

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Agrees to Acquire Three Dry Bulk Vessels in an All Share Transaction

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Star Bulk) (Nasdaq:SBLK), a global shipping company focusing on transportation of dry bulk cargoes, announced yesterday that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Oceanbulk Container …
May 15, 2018 /  Curious
Petrofac sells JSD6000 vessel-project to ZPMC

Petrofac sells JSD6000 vessel-project to ZPMC

Petrofac Limited (Petrofac) announces that Petrofac International (UAE) LLC has signed an agreement to sell the JSD6000 project to Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co Ltd (ZPMC). The transaction comprises the sale of …
Apr 24, 2018 /  Vessels
Höegh Shanghai loads record number of export vehicles in Mumbai

Höegh Shanghai loads record number of export vehicles in Mumbai

On 29 March, Höegh Autoliners achieved a milestone by loading close to 6400 export vehicles on the Roll On/Roll Off (RoRo) vessel Höegh Shanghai at the Offshore Container Terminal Berth (OCT) in Mumbai. The …
Apr 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Wallem Handles Viking Sun Call to Shanghai for Spectacular Christening

Wallem Handles Viking Sun Call to Shanghai for Spectacular Christening

Wallem Shipping China (Wallem Ship Agency) handled the call earlier this month of the Viking Sun (see also CruiseMapper) to Shanghai on its inaugural 2018 Viking World Cruise. Caption: Passenger (Cruise) Ship …
Mar 26, 2018 /  Cruise
Container ship MAERSK SHANGHAI lost 70 or more containers in rough seas off North Carolina, USA

Container ship MAERSK SHANGHAI lost 70 or more containers in rough seas off North Carolina, USA

The cargo ship Maersk Shanghai is warning mariners of navigation hazards after about 70 cargo containers fell off of a cargo ship Saturday night (March 03) about 17 miles off Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. Caption: …
Mar 5, 2018 /  Vessels
TMC Compressors to equip newbuild FPSO

TMC Compressors to equip newbuild FPSO

International compressor supplier TMC Compressors (TMC) has won a contract from Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (SWS) to supply the marine compressed air system to a newbuild FPSO the yard is currently …
Jan 26, 2018 /  Curious
Video: Overview of China's efforts to salvage Iranian oil tanker Sanchi

Video: Overview of China's efforts to salvage Iranian oil tanker Sanchi

The Iranian oil tanker Sanchi was carrying nearly 140,000 metric tons of condensate – a highly flammable form of ultralight crude oil – when it sank around 300 nautical miles off the coast of the eastern …
Jan 22, 2018 /  Accidents
MedPort Tangier cranes en route

MedPort Tangier cranes en route

The first group of three, of a total of 12 advanced remote-controlled ship-to-shore (STS) cranes, has departed China for delivery on February 15th to the new APM Terminals MedPort Tangier, Morocco …
Jan 16, 2018 /  Curious
World's largest automated container terminal opens in Shanghai

World's largest automated container terminal opens in Shanghai

China started trial operations of the world's biggest automated container terminal, the Shanghai Yangshan Deep Water Port, in eastern China, on Sunday (Dec 10), Chinese official media reported. Located in the south of …
Dec 11, 2017 /  Curious
Hapag-Lloyd’s container ship Ludwigshafen Express to transport ship propellers to Jebel Ali, Dubai

Hapag-Lloyd’s container ship Ludwigshafen Express to transport ship propellers to Jebel Ali, Dubai

It was a spectacular stowage in Shanghai. On October 8, in this port on the central east coast of China, four giant ship propellers were loaded on board Hapag-Lloyd’s Ludwigshafen Express. A gantry crane hoisted …
Oct 20, 2017 /  Vessels