US Coast Guard’s only heavy icebreaker arrives at Antarctica

US Coast Guard’s only heavy icebreaker arrives at Antarctica

The 150 crewmembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived Thursday in Antarctica along with a resupply vessel during Operation Deep Freeze – a joint military service mission to resupply U.S. interests …
Jan 18, 2019 /  Vessels
New Jointly Owned LNG Carrier with JERA Named Shinshu Maru

New Jointly Owned LNG Carrier with JERA Named Shinshu Maru

On January 17, a naming ceremony was held at the Sakaide shipyard of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. in Kagawa prefecture for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier which NYK and JERA Co. Inc.* will jointly own. ** The …
Jan 18, 2019 /  Vessels
SEACOR Marine Enters Agreement to Acquire Three Additional Platform Supply Vessels from Affiliates of COSCO Shipping Group

SEACOR Marine Enters Agreement to Acquire Three Additional Platform Supply Vessels from Affiliates of COSCO Shipping Group

SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SMHI) (SEACOR Marine) Wednesday (Jan16) announced it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire three platform supply vessels (PSVs) from COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry (Zhoushan) …
Jan 17, 2019 /  Curious
Subsea Integration Alliance Awarded Integrated EPCIC Contracts Offshore Australia by Esso Australia

Subsea Integration Alliance Awarded Integrated EPCIC Contracts Offshore Australia by Esso Australia

Project to deliver new subsea flowline to existing gas pipeline Subsea Integration Alliance announced on Wednesday (Jan 16) the award of integrated subsea engineering, procurement, construction, installation and …
Jan 17, 2019 /  Curious
Subsea 7 acquires multi-purpose offshore construction and dive support vessel

Subsea 7 acquires multi-purpose offshore construction and dive support vessel

Subsea 7 has finalised the acquisition of Toisa Pegasus, a multi-purpose offshore construction and dive support vessel. The 2009-built vessel is to be renamed Seven Pegasus and will primarily support Subsea 7’s …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Fire-hit Maersk Honam to be shipped to Hyundai Heavy for rebuilding

Fire-hit Maersk Honam to be shipped to Hyundai Heavy for rebuilding

International sources say the ship has been cut in two at the Drydock World Dubai (UAE). The heavy-lift vessel Xin Guang Hua will transport the 228.5-meter-long sound section, from midship to stern, to South Korean …
Jan 15, 2019 /  Vessels
ONE Achieved Container Loading Records in two Consecutive Weeks by MOL TRUST and MOL TRADITION

ONE Achieved Container Loading Records in two Consecutive Weeks by MOL TRUST and MOL TRADITION

In late December 2018, two vessels operated by Ocean Network Express (ONE), namely MOL TRUST and MOL TRADITION, set a loading record of 18,694 TEU and 18,767 TEU respectively. MOL TRUST, which operates in ONE’s …
Jan 15, 2019 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a bulk carrier ship after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, Thursday morning. Caption: The JSW Salem sits aground after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Accidents
2M Cooperates with ZIM on Asia to Mediterranean and Asia to U.S West Coast Services

2M Cooperates with ZIM on Asia to Mediterranean and Asia to U.S West Coast Services

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and 2M partner Maersk Line announce a new strategic cooperation with ZIM on Asia-US West Coast (USWC) and Asia-Mediterranean trades. MSC, Maersk Line and ZIM will run the operation …
Jan 10, 2019 /  All
GTT awarded contract by SHI for the tank design of two new LNG carriers for NYK

GTT awarded contract by SHI for the tank design of two new LNG carriers for NYK

At the beginning of this year 2019, GTT has received an order from the Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of two new 174,000 m3 LNG carriers (LNGC), on behalf of the Japanese ship-owner …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Curious