AAL Shipping Uses “Vaculift technology”, in Aussie First

AAL Shipping Uses “Vaculift technology”, in Aussie First

AAL has announced the successful deployment for the first time in Australia of multi-lift ‘vacuum pad’ units, used in the discharge of pipes with its partner Qube. The cargo, which comprised 24,996 steel …
Oct 17, 2018 /  Curious
New shipping line opens between China and Lebanon's Tripoli port

New shipping line opens between China and Lebanon's Tripoli port

Container ship CMA CGM Congo arrived at Lebanese port of Tripoli on Tuesday to open a new shipping line between China and the port. "The vessel is the first to hold 10,000 containers. It will unload 1000 containers in …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Scorpio Bulkers Inc. Announces a Commitment for a New Loan Facility

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. Announces a Commitment for a New Loan Facility

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE:SALT) (Scorpio Bulkers) announced today that the Company has received a commitment from Nordea Bank Abp, acting through its New York branch, and DVB Bank SE for a loan facility of up to $90.0 …
Oct 4, 2018 /  Finance
Excelerate Energy Commissions Bangladesh’s First LNG Import Terminal

Excelerate Energy Commissions Bangladesh’s First LNG Import Terminal

On August 18, 2018, Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (Excelerate) completed the commissioning of its Moheshkhali Floating LNG (MLNG) terminal – Bangladesh’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import …
Sep 3, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Brisbane completes work on $110M Port Drive Upgrade

Port of Brisbane completes work on $110M Port Drive Upgrade

The $110 million Port Drive Upgrade has been completed, giving the Port of Brisbane world class road access to the south-east Queensland catchment. PBPL CEO, Roy Cummins was joined by Transport and Main Roads Minister …
Aug 9, 2018 /  Curious
Scorpio Bulkers Inc. Announces a Commitment for a New Loan Facility

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. Announces a Commitment for a New Loan Facility

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE:SALT) (Scorpio Bulkers) announced today that the Company has received a commitment from Nordea AB (publ), acting through its New York branch, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) for a …
Aug 6, 2018 /  Finance
Höegh proves perfect fit for out-of-gauge cargo

Höegh proves perfect fit for out-of-gauge cargo

Recently, Themba Dry Cargo chose Höegh Autoliners RoRo solution for their complex shipment of furnace parts from Durban to Singapore. With the units’ out-of-gauge measurements, and complex structure, …
Aug 1, 2018 /  Vessels
AMSA bans Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier Shandong Hai Wang for underpaying crew

AMSA bans Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier Shandong Hai Wang for underpaying crew

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier MV Shandong Hai Wang for 12 months after it was discovered that crew had been deliberately underpaid. On Friday 6 July AMSA …
Jul 16, 2018 /  Vessels
Harvey Gulf Emerges From Chapter 11 Proceedings

Harvey Gulf Emerges From Chapter 11 Proceedings

Yesterday, Harvey Gulf International Marine announced that it has completed its financial restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy proceedings. This marks the completion of the Plan of Reorganization approved …
Jul 3, 2018 /  Finance
Ship garbage recycling pilot wraps up at Port of Brisbane

Ship garbage recycling pilot wraps up at Port of Brisbane

A pilot project to investigate the feasibility of recycling garbage from international ships has wrapped up at the Port of Brisbane. The Brisbane pilot was conducted by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), in …
Jun 21, 2018 /  Curious