DFDS Expands Cooperation with Turkish Ekol Logistics

DFDS Expands Cooperation with Turkish Ekol Logistics

DFDS and Ekol Logistics, a leading Turkish transport company in the market between Turkey and Europe, have agreed to significantly expand their cooperation. The agreement covers sea transport of trailers between …
Dec 27, 2018 /  Curious
Irish Ferries prepares for Christmas delivery of the W.B. Yeats

Irish Ferries prepares for Christmas delivery of the W.B. Yeats

This Christmas, look forward to the gift of summer sun and sail to France in style, as Irish Ferries prepares to celebrate the arrival of the majestic W.B. Yeats (see also CruiseMapper). Expected to dock in Dublin …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Ship built by Guangzhou Shipyard International for Swedish company Rederi AB Gotland named at grand ceremony

Ship built by Guangzhou Shipyard International for Swedish company Rederi AB Gotland named at grand ceremony

A new and luxury ro-ro passenger vessel built by Guangzhou Shipyard International Company Ltd for Swedish company Rederi AB Gotland was named VISBORG in a naming ceremony in Guangdong provincial capital on …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Vessels
ARC Loads Military Cargo in Norway from Operation Trident Juncture

ARC Loads Military Cargo in Norway from Operation Trident Juncture

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier’s M/Vs Resolve and Independence II loaded military rolling stock and other cargo at the Norwegian ports of Fredrikstad and Fiborgtangen in support of Operation Trident …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce wins propulsion contract for nine Ro-Ro vessels

Rolls-Royce wins propulsion contract for nine Ro-Ro vessels

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has won a significant contract to deliver the propulsion system to nine vessels to be built by Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co in China for the Italian Grimaldi Group. The nine 238 meter long …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Gothenburg: Major upturn in Ro-Ro traffic

Port of Gothenburg: Major upturn in Ro-Ro traffic

The prospects for ro-ro traffic between Sweden and the continent are certainly looking bright. Volumes between Gothenburg and Belgium have increased for the ninth year in succession. Shipping companies are also in the …
Nov 26, 2018 /  Curious
Finnlines’ passenger-cargo vessel MS Finnfellow sustained a technical failure in the Finnish Archipelago – now safely at the port

Finnlines’ passenger-cargo vessel MS Finnfellow sustained a technical failure in the Finnish Archipelago – now safely at the port

Finnlines’ passenger-cargo vessel MS Finnfellow (see also CruiseMapper) sustained a technical failure in the Finnish Archipelago – now safely at the port Caption: Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship …
Nov 14, 2018 /  Accidents
Optimarin wins order for 10 further BWT systems from Höegh Autoliners

Optimarin wins order for 10 further BWT systems from Höegh Autoliners

Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has consolidated its relationship with Höegh Autoliners by securing a new agreement for 10 retrofitted systems. The contract follows previous individual orders over …
Oct 30, 2018 /  Curious
Smooth sailing for Stena Line's battery hybrid vessel

Smooth sailing for Stena Line's battery hybrid vessel

The Stena Jutlandica has now completed its first month of operation as a battery hybrid vessel. Experiences from these first weeks have exceeded expectations. “It's really exciting to be running with …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Dublin Port volumes grow by 4.7% in first nine months; By year-end, 36% growth in just six years

Dublin Port volumes grow by 4.7% in first nine months; By year-end, 36% growth in just six years

Dublin Port Company today announced growth in cargo volumes of 4.7% to 28.4m gross tonnes for the first nine months of 2018. Within this total, imports grew by 6.0% and exports by 3.0%. 82% of the port’s volumes …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Curious