Daewoo Shipbuilding wins US$365mln order for the construction of four VLCCs

Daewoo Shipbuilding wins US$365mln order for the construction of four VLCCs

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., a major shipyard here, said Monday that it has clinched a 410-billion won (US$365 million) deal to build four very large crude carriers (VLCCs). Under the deal with an …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Evergreen Opens Four New Offices in Latin America

Evergreen Opens Four New Offices in Latin America

In view of the growth potential in Latin American trade, Evergreen Line is continuing to establish its own offices at main service locations in the region. The move will strengthen the effectiveness of the line’s …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Curious
Farewell to Wightlink’s St Cecilia

Farewell to Wightlink’s St Cecilia

Wightlink will bid farewell to its oldest ferry St Cecilia on Friday 25 January 2019. She will be retiring to the Mediterranean, joining her sisters St Helen and St Catherine at the Italian ferry company Delcomar which …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Ocean Yield acquires a modern Suezmax tanker with long-term charter to Okeanis Eco Tankers

Ocean Yield acquires a modern Suezmax tanker with long-term charter to Okeanis Eco Tankers

Ocean Yield ASA (Ocean Yield) announced earlier today that the Company has agreed to acquire a modern Suezmax tanker for a consideration of USD 56.0 million with 13-year bareboat charter to Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Seadrill Partners Announces Contract Award for the West Vencedor

Seadrill Partners Announces Contract Award for the West Vencedor

Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP) has secured a six-well contract with three option wells for the West Vencedor offshore Cote d'Ivoire. Backlog for the firm portion of the contract is expected to be approximately $20 …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Evergreen Line Adds Two Mega-Ships To Its Fleet

Evergreen Line Adds Two Mega-Ships To Its Fleet

Taiwanese container ship operator Evergreen has added its second and third ultra-large container ships to its fleet with the delivery of the Ever Gifted and Ever Grade from the Japanese shipyard at Imabari. The two …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
CDP, Fincantieri and SNAM team up to innovative port facilities in Italy and develop sustainable technologies for maritime transport

CDP, Fincantieri and SNAM team up to innovative port facilities in Italy and develop sustainable technologies for maritime transport

Cassa depositi e prestiti (CDP), Fincantieri and Snam have signed a preliminary collaboration agreement aimed at identifying, defining and implementing medium-term strategic projects for the innovation and development of …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
APL Enhances Condor Express Service

APL Enhances Condor Express Service

APL today announced that it is adding Guayaquil and Ensenada as ports of call to the Condor Express (CDX) service. With the extension to the port cities of Ecuador and Mexico, exporters from the country will have access …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Curious
Havyard merges its navigation, automation and power systems services into one brand: Norwegian Electric Systems

Havyard merges its navigation, automation and power systems services into one brand: Norwegian Electric Systems

From 2019, is Norwegian Control Systems AS (NCS) an organizational part of Norwegian Electric Systems AS (NES). Formal merger between the companies will be completed in 2019, where NES becomes the acquiring …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Curious
Subsea 7 acquires multi-purpose offshore construction and dive support vessel

Subsea 7 acquires multi-purpose offshore construction and dive support vessel

Subsea 7 has finalised the acquisition of Toisa Pegasus, a multi-purpose offshore construction and dive support vessel. The 2009-built vessel is to be renamed Seven Pegasus and will primarily support Subsea 7’s …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels