Damen signs with Rimorchiatori Spezzini for two tugs ASD 2411

Damen signs with Rimorchiatori Spezzini for two tugs ASD 2411

Rimorchiatori Spezzini, a subsidiary of the Scafi Group, has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for two new Damen ASD Tugs 2411. The order comes as part of Scafi’s plans to expand its fleet in response to the newly …
Nov 20, 2018 /  Curious
Valencia Port Exceeds 5 Million Containers

Valencia Port Exceeds 5 Million Containers

In the last twelve months, container traffic in the Valencian area has increased by 4.78%. Valencia Port consolidates its centrality and its reference in the Mediterranean for traffic between Asia, Europe and …
Nov 20, 2018 /  Curious
Ocean Network Express Expands the Partnership of Asia-South America Service

Ocean Network Express Expands the Partnership of Asia-South America Service

Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced yesterday the expansion of its Asia-South America service. The expansion sees a joint cooperation with Hapag Lloyd and Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) in the Asia-South America trade …
Nov 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Klaveness Combination Carriers declares option for sixth combination carrier newbuild

Klaveness Combination Carriers declares option for sixth combination carrier newbuild

Klaveness Combination Carriers (KCC) has declared an option for the construction of a sixth combination carrier, CLEANBU, with Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd in China. The delivery date is scheduled for …
Nov 20, 2018 /  Vessels
PaxOcean delivers largest FSRU built in China to Indonesia-based Jaya Samudra Karunia

PaxOcean delivers largest FSRU built in China to Indonesia-based Jaya Samudra Karunia

PaxOcean has delivered a 26,000m3 floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to Indonesia-based Jaya Samudra Karunia (JSK). The Karunia Dewata is the largest FSRU built in China and the first to feature Type C cargo …
Nov 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for mv Sideris GS with Berge Bulk

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for mv Sideris GS with Berge Bulk

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract …
Nov 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Costamare announces the acquisition of the York Capital Majority Interest in Five 14,000 TEU Containerships with Long Term Charters

Costamare announces the acquisition of the York Capital Majority Interest in Five 14,000 TEU Containerships with Long Term Charters

Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE) announced today the acquisition of the 60% equity interest of York Capital in five 2016 - built 14,000 TEU containerships. The acquisition brings the Company’s ownership interest in …
Nov 19, 2018 /  Finance
Spanish ferry company Balearia begins LNG retrofit work on its first ferry of six, to be converted to LNG operation

Spanish ferry company Balearia begins LNG retrofit work on its first ferry of six, to be converted to LNG operation

Spanish ferry company Baleària has begun retrofitting its Nápoles ferry, the first of the company’s six ships to be converted to liquified natural gas (LNG) operation. The ferry arrived at the …
Nov 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Backpacking in Brazil: costs, sights and preparation

Backpacking in Brazil: costs, sights and preparation

When I think about Brazil, the first thing that comes to mind is football. Samba football, light-footedness and eye-catching technique, in the familiar bright yellow uniforms. But also the world-famous carnival …
Nov 19, 2018 /  Curious
SAIPEM 7000 semi-submersible at Damen Verolme Rotterdam for DPS upgrade

SAIPEM 7000 semi-submersible at Damen Verolme Rotterdam for DPS upgrade

The Saipem 7000, one of the largest semi-submersible crane and pipelaying vessels in the world, has arrived at Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) for a major upgrade of its current DP3 system to meet the new closed ring DP3 …
Nov 19, 2018 /  Vessels