Fire hits vehicle carrier Grande Europa carrying 1,800 cars off Spanish island of Majorca

Fire hits vehicle carrier Grande Europa carrying 1,800 cars off Spanish island of Majorca

A fire broke out at dawn Wednesday aboard an Italian car transport ship loaded with 1,843 vehicles off the Mediterranean island of Majorca, Spanish maritime emergency services said. Fifteen of the 25 crew of Grimaldi …
May 16, 2019 /  Accidents
Serving the Australian grid: How RoRo delivered a generator to AGL’s Loy Yang power station

Serving the Australian grid: How RoRo delivered a generator to AGL’s Loy Yang power station

The Loy Yang A power station in Victoria currently generates 30% of Victoria’s power requirements every year. And when forwarder Fracht Sydney and Fracht Nuremberg needed to transport a refurbished Siemens …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
New RoRo MV Traviata sets new benchmark in energy efficiency

New RoRo MV Traviata sets new benchmark in energy efficiency

MV Traviata, the second of a series of Post-Panamax HERO vessels, has joined Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s ocean fleet. A highly energy-efficient RoRo vessel with industry-leading capabilities has joined Wallenius …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
MV Themis scoops Panama Canal environmental award

MV Themis scoops Panama Canal environmental award

RoRo vessel MV Themis has been commended for its role in cutting greenhouse gas emissions on the Panama Canal. Caption: MV Themis has won the Panama Canal Green Connection award   WW Ocean vessel MV …
Mar 22, 2019 /  Vessels
United European Car Carriers (UECC) invest in new generation PCTCs

United European Car Carriers (UECC) invest in new generation PCTCs

United European Car Carriers (UECC), jointly owned by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Wallenius Lines, has signed a contract to construct two new generation PCTC with China Ship Building Trading Co., Ltd and …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Curious
ARC Discharges Army Aviation Unit in Belgium for Operation Atlantic Resolve

ARC Discharges Army Aviation Unit in Belgium for Operation Atlantic Resolve

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier’s (ARC) M/V Endurance discharged the company’s largest military move ever by volume – 270,000 square feet of cargo – from the American-flag fleet’s largest …
Jan 29, 2019 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sincerity Ace

US Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sincerity Ace

Coast Guard, Navy and good Samaritans aboard two merchant vessels continued the search Tuesday for two crew from the ship Sincerity Ace following a fire 1,800 nautical miles (2,071 statute miles) northwest of …
Jan 2, 2019 /  Accidents
The Grande Torino delivered to the Grimaldi Group

The Grande Torino delivered to the Grimaldi Group

The Pure Car & Truck Carrier Grande Torino was delivered to the Grimaldi Group last 28th November at the Chinese shipyard of Yangfan, in Zhoushan. This is the first unit of a series of seven sister vessels ordered by …
Dec 5, 2018 /  Vessels
NYK PCTC Receives Special Award from the Association for Rescue at Sea

NYK PCTC Receives Special Award from the Association for Rescue at Sea

The NYK-operated pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Hercules Leader has been recognized with a special award from the Association for Rescue at Sea (AFRAS) for the rescue of six yachtsmen in distress off the coast of …
Oct 22, 2018 /  Curious
RoRo vessel Salome takes to the seas after green and grey rebrand (Video)

RoRo vessel Salome takes to the seas after green and grey rebrand (Video)

RoRo vessel Salome has left Zhoushan, China after being repainted in Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s new brand colours. Having recently called at Baltimore, USA, she is now making her way around the world. The vehicle …
Oct 2, 2018 /  Vessels