Drillship Maersk Viking has arrived Ghanaian Waters

Drillship Maersk Viking has arrived Ghanaian Waters

Aker Energy announces the arrival of the Maersk Viking drillship at the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points (DWT/CTP) block offshore Ghana. “We are proud to announce the arrival of Maersk Viking in Ghanaian …
Oct 22, 2018 /  Vessels
St. Lawrence Seaway enters peak season with shipments up 4%

St. Lawrence Seaway enters peak season with shipments up 4%

The upward trend of the 2018 St. Lawrence Seaway shipping season continues, driven by Canadian grain exports and improving salt shipments. Overall tonnage for the period March 29 to September 30 totaled 25.7 million …
Oct 22, 2018 /  Curious
20,000 TEU COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius Named in Shanghai

20,000 TEU COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius Named in Shanghai

On October 18, the naming ceremony for COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius, the 9th 20,000 TEU ULCS of the COSCO SHIPPING constellation series, was held at the shipyard of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS). Vice …
Oct 22, 2018 /  Vessels
MOL's Newbuilt LNG Carrier MARVEL EAGLE to Serve Mitsui & Co.

MOL's Newbuilt LNG Carrier MARVEL EAGLE to Serve Mitsui & Co.

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced the delivery of the LNG carrier Marvel Eagle. Before the delivery, on September 5, a naming ceremony was held at the Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Sakaide Shipyard …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Project Forward paves the way for meeting IMO’s reduction on CO2 emissions

Project Forward paves the way for meeting IMO’s reduction on CO2 emissions

The Project Forward initiative led by Athens-Based Arista Shipping, with Wärtsilä as one of the participants, demonstrates that with LNG as fuel, an advanced hull design, and highly efficient propulsion …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Vessels
South Carolina Ports (SCPA) Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year Growth

South Carolina Ports (SCPA) Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year Growth

Thursday (Oct16) South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported a 7.5 percent fiscal year-over-year container volume growth of twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEUs) through September.  SCPA has handled 580,361 TEUs …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Curious
MSC Cruises enters ultra-luxury segment by placing order for four more ships from Fincantieri

MSC Cruises enters ultra-luxury segment by placing order for four more ships from Fincantieri

The first of this highly-innovative new generation of ships will come into service in Spring 2023 MSC Cruises (see also CruiseMapper) and Fincantieri today announced the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Cruise
Cooperation between RMC and Meyer expanding into spring 2019 with a new order of cruise ship blocks to be built at Rauma shipyard

Cooperation between RMC and Meyer expanding into spring 2019 with a new order of cruise ship blocks to be built at Rauma shipyard

Cooperation between shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) and Meyer Turku, at Turku shipyard, is expanding with the addition of a new ship block order. The newest order brings the total of ship blocks …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Curious
Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf adds three new certifications to its existing accreditations

Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf adds three new certifications to its existing accreditations

Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (DSO) has added three new certifications to its existing accreditations. Based on its ongoing business of the repair, maintenance, inspection and dry-docking of inland and ocean-going vessels …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Curious
MV Baru sets a new standard in environmentally friendly deep sea shipping

MV Baru sets a new standard in environmentally friendly deep sea shipping

MV Baru, the first vessel in Torvald Klaveness next generation of combination carriers, the CLEANBUs, was named yesterday by the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ine Eriksen Søreide at New Yangzi Shipyard in …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Vessels