Busan Port Authority is launching customer at Maasvlakte Distribution Park West

Busan Port Authority is launching customer at Maasvlakte Distribution Park West

Wednesday (Jun19), Busan Port Authority and Port of Rotterdam Authority signed a contract for the issue of a five-hectare site on Maasvlakte Distribution Park West. This makes the South Korean port authority the …
Jun 20, 2019 /  Curious
Frontline Announces Acquisition of VLCC Resale and Two LR2 Newbuildings

Frontline Announces Acquisition of VLCC Resale and Two LR2 Newbuildings

Frontline Ltd. (Frontline) (NYSE:FRO) announced yesterday that it has acquired a scrubber-equipped VLCC resale under construction at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) expected to be delivered in May 2020 and has …
Jun 20, 2019 /  Curious
What You Need To Know About Marine Binoculars

What You Need To Know About Marine Binoculars

Anyone who goes boating or on a cruise, or needs binoculars for everyday work in a marine environment should know that this type of gear must have certain characteristics. There are specific challenges that binoculars …
Jun 18, 2019 /  Curious
Howard Energy Partners Completes Significant Expansion at Port Arthur Terminal Facility

Howard Energy Partners Completes Significant Expansion at Port Arthur Terminal Facility

Also announces additional rail capacity at Corpus Christi Terminal Howard Energy Partners (HEP) Thursday (Jun13) announced that it has completed the expansions of its bulk liquid terminal facilities in Port Arthur and …
Jun 17, 2019 /  Curious
Philly Shipyard and Vard Marine Team Win Contract for CHAMP Design Study

Philly Shipyard and Vard Marine Team Win Contract for CHAMP Design Study

Philly Shipyard and Vard Marine have announced that their bid to conduct industry studies for the Common Hull Auxiliary Multi-Mission Platform (CHAMP) program has been selected by the U.S. Navy. The CHAMP program is a …
Jun 17, 2019 /  Curious
DFDS: Collaboration with VOLVO Trucks On Autonomous Transport Between Logistic Centre And Port Terminal

DFDS: Collaboration with VOLVO Trucks On Autonomous Transport Between Logistic Centre And Port Terminal

DFDS has entered into a collaboration with Volvo Trucks concerning their electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera. The aim is to develop and test an integrated solution for transporting goods from a logistics …
Jun 17, 2019 /  Curious
Jotun Signs Agreement with World's Largest Shipbuilder

Jotun Signs Agreement with World's Largest Shipbuilder

Jotun has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the world’s largest shipyards for a new type of marine paint that reduces solvent emissions by up to 90 percent. Caption: From left: …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Curious
Name giving ceremony for hybrid-ferry TELLUS

Name giving ceremony for hybrid-ferry TELLUS

On Tuesday 11 June, the Swedish Transport Administration (STA), named their latest car ferry TELLUS during the name giving ceremony in Gothenburg. This is the third one in this series of ferries, and the big …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Boskalis appointed as salvor for both damaged tankers in the Gulf of Oman

Boskalis appointed as salvor for both damaged tankers in the Gulf of Oman

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been appointed as the salvor for both tankers that were hit yesterday morning in the Gulf of Oman in a suspected attack. Shortly after the incidents, the insurers of both …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Curious
MacGregor automated mooring solution specified for the world's first autonomous and zero-emission container ship, Yara Birkeland

MacGregor automated mooring solution specified for the world's first autonomous and zero-emission container ship, Yara Birkeland

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and Kongsberg Maritime have entered into an agreement where MacGregor will deliver an automated mooring system for the world's first autonomous container ship, Yara Birkeland. This will …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels