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Korea Shipbuilding bags US$239 million order for 2 vehicle carriers

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering Co. (KSOE), a major South Korean shipyard, said Wednesday it has clinched a 331.8 billion-won (US$239 million) order to build two vehicle carriers for a Middle East-based shipper. Hyundai Samho Heavy …
Sep 15, 2022 / Vessels

TotalEnergies Marine Fuels and MOL Group Complete First Biofuel Bunker Operation of a Vehicle Carrier in Singapore

TotalEnergies Marine Fuels and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) have successfully completed the first biofuel bunker operation for a vehicle carrier in Singapore. The local operation was made possible with support from the Maritime and Port Authority …
Jun 29, 2022 / Vessels

MV Endurance Redeploys MV-22 Ospreys from Darwin, Australia to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in support of the Marine Rotational Force Darwin

American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier (ARC) transported twelve V-22 Ospreys from the Marine Aircraft Group (MAG)-24 onboard M/V Endurance from Darwin, Australia to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The MAG-24 was redeploying after their six-month rotation supporting …
Oct 28, 2021 / Vessels

First of its kind LNG-powered vehicle carrier calls JAXPORT

This week the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) welcomed Siem Confucius, the world’s first vehicle carrier of its size operated by cleaner, greener liquefied natural gas (LNG).The vessel arrived at JAXPORT from Veracruz, Mexico and unloaded …
Jul 31, 2020 / Vessels

US Coast Guard conducting rescue operation for 4 missing crew members aboard disabled, burning vessel in St. Simons Sound

The US Coast Guard and port partners are searching for four crewmembers aboard a disabled cargo vessel with a fire on board Sunday morning in St. Simons Sound, Brunswick, Georgia.Currently, 20 people have been safely removed and four people remain …
Sep 9, 2019 / Accidents

Mercedes test runs new Vehicle Processing Centre with arrival of Tranquil Ace at the Port of Nanaimo

When the vehicle carrier Tranquil Ace docked at the Port of Nanaimo on March 8, it delivered the first Mercedes Benz cars in what would be a pilot-run of the new Vehicle Processing Centre (VPC) at the Port.It’s been almost a year since the Port of …
Mar 28, 2019 / Curious