DOF awarded two AHTS contracts to support drilling operations in New Zealand

DOF awarded two AHTS contracts to support drilling operations in New Zealand

DOF has been awarded two AHTS contracts to support drilling operations in New Zealand.  Caption: Offshore Tug/Supply Ship Skandi Atlantic - Image courtesy of Tim Beckwith   Skandi Emerald and …
Aug 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Edda Fonn on her way to New Zealand

Edda Fonn on her way to New Zealand

It was in August 2018 that Østensjø Rederi released the news about selling Edda Fonn to the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN). “Edda Fonn has served our company to great satisfaction. However, we are …
Apr 2, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen signs with Port Nelson for ASD Tug 2411

Damen signs with Port Nelson for ASD Tug 2411

New tug increases capabilities in support of port expansion project On 10th December, Damen sales manager Sjoerd de Bruin signed a contract with Port Nelson CEO Martin Byrne in New Zealand. Damen will deliver an ASD Tug …
Dec 12, 2018 /  Curious
Seaspan Shipyards Celebrates Handover of HMNZS Te Kaha

Seaspan Shipyards Celebrates Handover of HMNZS Te Kaha

Today, Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards (VSL) celebrated the handover of Her Majesty’s New Zealand Ship (HMNZS) Te Kaha at a ceremony in Victoria, BC. The handover ceremony marks the transfer of care of HMNZS Te …
Apr 27, 2018 /  Naval
Höegh Autoliners increases its express service from the USA to Oceania

Höegh Autoliners increases its express service from the USA to Oceania

Höegh Autoliners steps up its direct service to Australia and New Zealand from the USA and Mexico, now offering two sailings per month. The service started as a monthly service earlier this year, and gives …
Mar 28, 2018 /  Curious
Kinaki - The first of Sanmar Delicay tug series heads for New Zealand

Kinaki - The first of Sanmar Delicay tug series heads for New Zealand

Kinaki is the first of the Sanmar Delicay tug series and the tug is currently on its way by heavy lift ship to New Zealand from the builder’s Turkish yard. Built by Sanmar to the innovative TRAktor-Z 2500 SX …
Feb 5, 2018 /  Vessels
JAXPORT adds direct Höegh Ro/Ro service to New Zealand and Australia

JAXPORT adds direct Höegh Ro/Ro service to New Zealand and Australia

JAXPORT will soon offer direct service to New Zealand and Australia for roll-on/roll-off (Ro/Ro) cargo through Höegh Autoliners’ new U.S. to Oceania direct express Ro/Ro service. JAXPORT's Blount Island Marine …
Jan 12, 2018 /  Curious
BW Offshore announces contract extension for FPSO Umuroa

BW Offshore announces contract extension for FPSO Umuroa

Norway-based FPSO provider BW Offshore has received a one-year contract extension for the lease and operation of the floating production storage & offloading (FPSO) vessel Umuroa. Caption: FPSO Umuroa - Image …
Nov 23, 2017 /  Vessels
New Zealand Targets Drug Smuggling

New Zealand Targets Drug Smuggling

One million containers move through the Port of Tauranga every year making them a hiding spot for illicit drugs, Police Minister Paula Bennett says.  During a visit to Tauranga Police Station on Wednesday, Bennett …
Jul 14, 2017 /  Curious
Cook Strait passenger ferry Straitsman is the first New Zealand ship to be certified under the international Maritime Labour Convention

Cook Strait passenger ferry Straitsman is the first New Zealand ship to be certified under the international Maritime Labour Convention

Cook Strait passenger ferry the Straitsman is the first New Zealand ship to be certified under the international Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). Maritime New Zealand congratulated Strait Shipping last week for …
Apr 18, 2017 /  Vessels