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Svitzer adds two Sanmar-built tractor tugs to its fleet

Svitzer adds two Sanmar-built tractor tugs to its fleet

The world’s leading harbour and terminal towage provider Svitzer has added two Sanmar built tractors to its fleet. Delicay II, now renamed Svitzer Vale, is to be introduced to the Port of London. Delicay III, to …
May 3, 2018 /  Vessels
First Balearia LNG ferry Hypatia de Alejandría launched in Italy

First Balearia LNG ferry Hypatia de Alejandría launched in Italy

Spanish ferry operator Baleària last week launched its first out of two liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered ferries being built at the Italian shipbuilder Cantiere Navale Visentini. Baleària ordered the …
Apr 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Vale’s 400,000-ton newbuild ore carrier delivered in Qingdao

Vale’s 400,000-ton newbuild ore carrier delivered in Qingdao

A 400,000-ton ore carrier, Ore Tianjin, was delivered to Brazil's iron ore giant Vale in the coastal city of Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province on March 22, 2018.  Caption: Ore carrier Ore Tianjin - …
Mar 23, 2018 /  Vessels
“Green” vessel built on a Vale initiative loads for the first time at the Tubarão port

“Green” vessel built on a Vale initiative loads for the first time at the Tubarão port

The ship, the first out of 32, will emit between 15% and 20% less carbon dioxide than the existing Valemaxes The first second-generation Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) loaded for the first time this week at the …
Feb 28, 2018 /  Vessels
Cruising Romantically with Your Loved Ones

Cruising Romantically with Your Loved Ones

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. It is an important day to be together with your loved ones, having a great time as you celebrate this world-famous day. Simple gestures like giving chocolates are …
Feb 8, 2018 /  Cruise
U-Ming of Taiwan signs its largest ever Contract of Affreightment deal; Orders two Very Large Ore Carriers from China yard

U-Ming of Taiwan signs its largest ever Contract of Affreightment deal; Orders two Very Large Ore Carriers from China yard

U-Ming Marine Transport (Singapore) Private Limited, a subsidiary of U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation (2606), has signed a 25-year Contract of Affreightment (COA) with Vale International SA of Switzerland. The COA is …
Jan 31, 2018 /  Curious
Valencia Port will continue to strengthen its strategic alliance with China during 2018

Valencia Port will continue to strengthen its strategic alliance with China during 2018

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has set a strategic goal for this year to continue strengthening its partnership with China. From the PAV, China and the entire Asian continent are considered as a fundamental piece …
Jan 24, 2018 /  Curious
Baleària Presents the First Natural Gas-Propelled Ferries on the Mediterranean at FITUR

Baleària Presents the First Natural Gas-Propelled Ferries on the Mediterranean at FITUR

Baleària, one of the shipping pioneers in the use of liquified natural gas (LNG) in the world, presented the first two ferries propelled by this clean energy that will be operated on the Mediterranean yesterday at …
Jan 19, 2018 /  Curious
Vale concludes the sale of vessels to Bocomm

Vale concludes the sale of vessels to Bocomm

The amount of US$ 178 million was received by Vale on December 7, 2017 ​Vale and nominees of Bank of Communications Finance Leasing Co., Ltd. (Bocomm) concluded Thursday (Dec 7) the sale and purchase of two very large …
Dec 11, 2017 /  Vessels
NS United Kaiun Kaisha (NSU) signs 25-Year Contract with Vale

NS United Kaiun Kaisha (NSU) signs 25-Year Contract with Vale

NS United Kaiun Kaisha, Ltd. (NSU) announced on Monday that it has entered into another 25-year contract of affreightment (COA) to transport Brazilian iron ore with the world’s largest iron ore producer Vale on …
Nov 29, 2017 /  Curious