Dundee welcomes the Curlew into port for major decommissioning project

Dundee welcomes the Curlew into port for major decommissioning project

The FPSO vessel the Curlew arrived into Dundee on 22 June where she will undergo cleaning and waste disposal in preparation for being fully decommissioned. The vessel is owned by Shell UK and the contractor is being …
Jun 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Portline Bulk International S.A. Pleads Guilty to Environmental Laws

Portline Bulk International S.A. Pleads Guilty to Environmental Laws

Thursday (Jun20), Portline Bulk International S.A. pleaded guilty in federal court in Charleston, South Carolina, to one count of violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships and one count of Obstruction. The …
Jun 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Shell’s Brent Bravo topside arrives at UK port to be scrapped

Shell’s Brent Bravo topside arrives at UK port to be scrapped

“Once again we have demonstrated that we are a world leader in the marine decommissioning industry which is set to grow rapidly in the years ahead" That was how Peter Stephenson, founder and Executive Chairman …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Curious
Government of Canada enters into negotiations with Chantier Davie for construction of two ferries

Government of Canada enters into negotiations with Chantier Davie for construction of two ferries

The Government of Canada is committed to providing Canadians in Eastern Quebec and Atlantic Canada, as well as tourists and businesses, with safe and efficient ferry services to support vibrant and sustainable …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Vessels
Tank storage company Standic expands with state-of-the-art chemical storage terminal in Port of Antwerp

Tank storage company Standic expands with state-of-the-art chemical storage terminal in Port of Antwerp

The Dutch tank storage company Standic, a member of the family-owned Hametha group, is to build a new chemical storage terminal in Antwerp, doubling its capacity. In addition to its current terminal in Dordrecht, the …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Curious
BG Freight Line to introduce additional Waterford-Rotterdam service facilitating global trade

BG Freight Line to introduce additional Waterford-Rotterdam service facilitating global trade

BG Freight Line, in partnership with Maersk, is starting a new weekly service on the Waterford-Rotterdam route that will act as a deep-sea feeder for businesses in Ireland who are exporting or importing goods globally …
Jun 21, 2019 /  Curious
Port of Oakland steps up as ships carry bigger loads than ever

Port of Oakland steps up as ships carry bigger loads than ever

Bigger ships are challenging the Port of Oakland with never-seen-before container volumes.  The Port said yesterday that vessels on average load and unload the equivalent of 1,767 20-foot boxes each time they visit …
Jun 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Tallink Grupp connects first two vessels to shore power at Port of Stockholm in a bid to reduce environmental impact

Tallink Grupp connects first two vessels to shore power at Port of Stockholm in a bid to reduce environmental impact

Tallink Grupp has this week started using shore power to provide electricity for two of its vessels, Silja Serenade and Silja Symphony, while they are alongside in port to reduce the environmental impact of the vessels …
Jun 20, 2019 /  Curious
Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker Minerva Julie near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker Minerva Julie near Port Aransas, Texas

The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from an oil tanker 8 miles south of Port Aransas, Texas, Tuesday morning. Caption: Oil tanker Minerva Julie - Image courtesy of W. van der Moolen   Coast Guard …
Jun 20, 2019 /  Accidents
Busan Port Authority is launching customer at Maasvlakte Distribution Park West

Busan Port Authority is launching customer at Maasvlakte Distribution Park West

Wednesday (Jun19), Busan Port Authority and Port of Rotterdam Authority signed a contract for the issue of a five-hectare site on Maasvlakte Distribution Park West. This makes the South Korean port authority the …
Jun 20, 2019 /  Curious