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Multraship Acquires An ASD Tug From Med Marine For Terneuzen Operations

Multraship Acquires An ASD Tug From Med Marine For Terneuzen Operations

Leading Dutch towage and salvage specialist Multraship has acquired a 24 m ASD tug from Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine for its operations in the Port of Terneuzen, Netherlands. Multratug 9 has a bollard pull of 50 …
Jun 20, 2018 /  Vessels
COSCO SHIPPING Specialized Carriers awarded contract to transport Vito FPU to the Gulf of Mexico

COSCO SHIPPING Specialized Carriers awarded contract to transport Vito FPU to the Gulf of Mexico

COSCO SHIPPING Specialized has been awarded a transportation contract by Shell for the Vito floating production unit (FPU). The integrated Vito FPU will be fabricated in Singapore and then transported to the Gulf of …
Jun 20, 2018 /  Vessels
‘Cool port’ barge service speeds up distribution from Rotterdam

‘Cool port’ barge service speeds up distribution from Rotterdam

The logistics surrounding the Port of Rotterdam (see also CruiseMapper) are daunting. Eight deep sea terminals; 600 barges with 150 different owners; some 150,000 shippers from across Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany …
Jun 20, 2018 /  Curious
Maersk launches a new line to the Middle East from Fos

Maersk launches a new line to the Middle East from Fos

Maersk, the world's leading shipping company, is continuing its development in Marseille Fos with a new direct service to the Middle East. This new service will offer calls to the main markets of the Middle East and will …
Jun 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Koper remains the most important port for Austria

Koper remains the most important port for Austria

According to the data published by the Austrian specialized magazine Verkehr in June, the Austrian economy relied predominantly on Port of Koper also in 2017. With 7.1 million tonnes handled in 2017, Luka Koper's …
Jun 19, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Long Beach has its busiest May in its 107-year history

Port of Long Beach has its busiest May in its 107-year history

Trade surges ahead of peak summer shipping season The Port of Long Beach had the busiest May in its 107-year history, as dockworkers handled 687,427 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of containerized cargo, an …
Jun 19, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Oakland, largest terminal operator OK new lease to 2027

Port of Oakland, largest terminal operator OK new lease to 2027

A major global marine terminal operator has OKd a new Port of Oakland lease that runs through 2027.  The agreement includes options that could keep SSA Terminals (Oakland) here to 2042. The Port has characterized …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Curious
Port Kembla suspends operations after a fire on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain

Port Kembla suspends operations after a fire on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain

Operations at Port Kembla have been suspended as firefighters continue to battle a large blaze that broke out on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain in Port Kembla early Monday …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Accidents
22 Crew Members Rescued After Container Ship SSL Kolkata Catches Fire In Bay Of Bengal

22 Crew Members Rescued After Container Ship SSL Kolkata Catches Fire In Bay Of Bengal

Twenty two sailors were rescued from a burning ship in the Bay of Bengal after a massive, coordinated effort by the Indian Coast Guard, the Navy and Kolkata Port Trust. The ship, called MV SSL Kolkata, has been abandoned …
Jun 15, 2018 /  Accidents
Georgia Ports Authority sees busiest May for total tons, TEUs

Georgia Ports Authority sees busiest May for total tons, TEUs

The Port of Savannah handled 3 million tons of cargo in May, an increase of 8.9 percent or 247,671 tons compared the same month a year ago. Total cargo crossing all terminals reached 3.22 million tons. “Our May …
Jun 15, 2018 /  Curious