Frontline: Update Regarding Front Altair

Frontline: Update Regarding Front Altair

Frontline Ltd. (Frontline) (NYSE: FRO) yesterday provided an update on the LR2 tanker Front Altair. On the morning of June 13, at approximately 0500 hrs gmt, an explosion occurred on the Front Altair shortly after the …
Jun 15, 2019 /  Accidents
Fugro seep hunting success offshore Malaysia

Fugro seep hunting success offshore Malaysia

Fugro has successfully completed the first of three Malaysian seep hunting and geochemical campaigns for the Provision of Surface Geochemical Survey for Domestic Waters for Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Sale of a Panamax Dry Bulk Vessel, the mv Thetis

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Sale of a Panamax Dry Bulk Vessel, the mv Thetis

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels
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
Global Ship Lease Announces New Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease Announces New Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) (GSL), a containership charter owner, Thursday announced that it has agreed new charters for two of its vessels. Caption: Containership GSL Valerie - Image courtesy …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Port Tampa Bay Welcomes its Largest Container Ship Ever

Port Tampa Bay Welcomes its Largest Container Ship Ever

Port Tampa Bay marked a major milestone and partnership yesterday with CMA CGM as Port customers, local officials, and business leaders gathered to celebrate the inaugural call of the CMA CGM DALILA at 4 pm yesterday at …
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
The world's most luxurious cruise ships ever built

The world's most luxurious cruise ships ever built

Since its boom in popularity in the 19th, the cruise ship industry has gone through significant changes. It started as transoceanic transportation and tropical vacation that were only available to the individuals from …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Cruise