Stena Line installs Japanese sleeping pods

Stena Line installs Japanese sleeping pods

In line with the continuous efforts to develop attractive and ground-breaking products and services to customers, Stena Line has installed Japanese sleeping pods on its Mecklenburg-Vorpommer and Skane vessels, operating …
Mar 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Fluxys and Novatek take a new step for mid-scale LNG storage terminal in the port of Rostock, Germany

Fluxys and Novatek take a new step for mid-scale LNG storage terminal in the port of Rostock, Germany

Today, the Fluxys and Novatek joint venture Rostock LNG GmbH has signed a Land Lease Agreement with the Port of Rostock (see also CruiseMapper) with a view to building and operating a mid-scale liquefied natural gas …
Oct 17, 2018 /  Curious
Baltic cruise boom boosts chances for port cities; Rostock and Kiel expect 1.3 million cruise passengers

Baltic cruise boom boosts chances for port cities; Rostock and Kiel expect 1.3 million cruise passengers

Good opportunities for local port cities are up for grabs as a cruise shipping boom sweeps the Baltic. Both Rostock and Kiel are already profiting from it. Between them they are expecting 1.3 million cruise ship visitors …
Mar 12, 2018 /  Cruise
NATO eyes dispatching warships to German naval base Warnemünde

NATO eyes dispatching warships to German naval base Warnemünde

NATO is eyeing the German naval station Warnemünde as logistical support for ships assigned to its maritime task groups, German media are reporting. According to the Ostsee-Zeitung which received a …
Jul 11, 2017 /  Curious
Bomin Linde completes LNG bunkering in German Port of Rostock

Bomin Linde completes LNG bunkering in German Port of Rostock

Bomin Linde LNG GmbH & Co. KG has successfully conducted the first bunkering of a chemical tanker with liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a port in Germany. The Fure West vessel received the chilled natural …
Feb 8, 2017 /  Vessels
Scandlines now operates two hybrid ferries on the Rostock-Gedser route

Scandlines now operates two hybrid ferries on the Rostock-Gedser route

On Sunday evening 5 February 2017, the two new hybrid ferries M/V Berlin and M/V Copenhagen went into ordinary service on the Rostock-Gedser route. In May and December 2016, Scandlines inserted two new …
Feb 7, 2017 /  Cruise
Aegean Marine Petroleum Acquires German Bunker Supplier

Aegean Marine Petroleum Acquires German Bunker Supplier

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) (Aegean) Friday announced the launch of a new service center in Rostock, Germany that will serve all German Baltic Sea ports and Southern Scandinavian ports. The …
Jan 8, 2017 /  Curious
Scandlines’ new hybrid ferry in operation (Video)

Scandlines’ new hybrid ferry in operation (Video)

On Wednesday 21 December 2016, Scandlines’ second new hybrid ferry for the Rostock-Gedser route, M/V Copenhagen, will carry passengers for the first time when it departs from Gedser towards Rostock at 09:00. …
Dec 21, 2016 /  Cruise
Drunk captain grounds cargo ship in Rostock port, Germany

Drunk captain grounds cargo ship in Rostock port, Germany

General cargo vessel ABIS BERGEN stranded off fairway and ran aground shortly after 19:00 UTC on Saturday (Mar 26), while leaving Hafenbecken A, Rostock, Germany. Image: Marcel Coster Fairway was blocked and …
Mar 27, 2016 /  Accidents
General Cargo Ship Selvaagsund ran aground in South Norway

General Cargo Ship Selvaagsund ran aground in South Norway

The general cargo ship Selvaagsund ran aground with a cargo of gravel enroute from Floro to Rostock off Sumarsoyna in Ytre Solund (Norway) on Mar 22, 2016, at 2.54 a.m. local time. Image: …
Mar 23, 2016 /  Accidents