Port of Seattle Kicks off Another Record Season

Port of Seattle Kicks off Another Record Season

Over one-million passengers expected, with larger ships leading the way The Port of Seattle (see also CruiseMapper) embarks on another record cruise season with the arrival of the first ship – Norwegian …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Cruise
Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Arethusa with Glencore

Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Arethusa with Glencore

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 …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Japan Marine Science (JMS) joins Green Award

Japan Marine Science (JMS) joins Green Award

KAWASAKI - Japan Marine Science (JMS) officially announced joining the Green Award scheme as a new incentive provider offering its training services at special prices to Green Award certificate holders. Jan Fransen, …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Curious
Kreuz Subsea’s New-build Kreuz Challenger mobilised for long-term Brunei Shell contract

Kreuz Subsea’s New-build Kreuz Challenger mobilised for long-term Brunei Shell contract

Leading international integrated subsea services company Kreuz Subsea has mobilised the recently delivered new-build dive support vessel, Kreuz Challenger, as part of its seven-year contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels
VOS Napoleon commences Baltic-Sea charter

VOS Napoleon commences Baltic-Sea charter

Vroon announced on Thursday (Apr 19) that VOS Napoleon (MPI Napoleon), one of its larger crew-transfer vessels (CTV), has secured a charter in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. The vessel was delivered to her …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Sets New Milestone, Transits Three LNG Vessels in One Day

Panama Canal Sets New Milestone, Transits Three LNG Vessels in One Day

The Panama Canal Administration announces that it successfully transited three LNG vessels through its Neopanamax locks on April 17, 2018, marking a first for the waterway. Images courtesy of Panama Canal …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels
SEA\LNG reiterates LNG’s central role in meeting IMO’s decarbonisation goals

SEA\LNG reiterates LNG’s central role in meeting IMO’s decarbonisation goals

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, supports the level of ambition outlined by the IMO’s Initial Strategy. It …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Curious
Fleet Cleaner cleans world’s largest crane vessel

Fleet Cleaner cleans world’s largest crane vessel

This March Fleet Cleaner has completed the cleaning of both floaters of Heerema’s semi-submersible crane vessel Thialf in the Port of Rotterdam. This was the first hull cleaning of the vessel since it went to dry …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels
AAL Global Projects Ambition Boosted with EU expansion

AAL Global Projects Ambition Boosted with EU expansion

AAL’s strategic objective to become carrier of choice for the world’s most dynamic industry projects is boosted this month with a simultaneous and carefully planned expansion of its European team, agency …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Curious
Statoil awarding billion NOK contract for Njord Bravo FSO

Statoil awarding billion NOK contract for Njord Bravo FSO

Statoil is today awarding, on behalf of the Njord license, a contract to Aibel for upgrading of the Njord Bravo floating storage and offloading (FSO) vessel in the Norwegian Sea. The contract value is around NOK 1.3 …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels