Cruise Vessel for Chilean Patagonia
The coastal scenery of Chile’s Patagonia supports a growing cruise industry that welcomed its latest entrant when the MV Atmosphere was launched at the Astilleros y Servicios Navales S.A.
VT Group Benefits from Acquisitions
impact of recent acquisitions, which traded in line with expectations. The company's earning per share jumped 22.3% to 12.89p. Due to the strong results, the company…
MC Shipping to Sell LPG Tankers
Reuters reported that MC Shipping Inc. said its board approved the sale of six small liquefied petroleum gas tankers to a special purpose German KG company for $52m.
Coast Guard Monitors Grounded Barge
According to reports, the Coast Guard is monitoring a 110-ft. The barge was anchored when it broke free of its anchor line sometime during the night. Heavy winds…
Suez Marks a Milestone at the Atlantic LNG Facility
Suez LNG announced that its liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship, Suez Matthew, had the honor of loading the 1000th cargo of LNG from the Atlantic LNG facility in Trinidad.
Conrad Industries to Barges for Foss Maritime
Foss Maritime Company for three 35,000 bbl. be equipped as bunkering barges for their west coast operations. 290 x 62 x 18 barges will be built at the company’s Orange, Texas facility.
BV to Acquire Majority Shareholding in Germanischer Lloyd
Bureau Veritas has made an offer to all Germanischer Lloyd shareholders to acquire their shares. Once completed, the proposed alliance will create the global leader in ship classification.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Finalizes Pullmantur Purchase
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has completed its purchase of Madrid-based cruise and tour operator Pullmantur S.A. Closing documents were signed today in Madrid. In August, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Cargo Vessel Under Tow
The U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reported that a cargo vessel is under tow to sheltered waters after reporting that it had lost engine power off Orkney in severe gale force weather.
Maersk Increases Rate on Transatlantic Trade
Transatlantic and Canadian trade from North Europe to North America. service contracts as agreed with our customers individually. effective at the latest by 1 January 2007.
Crowley Opens Distribution Center in Jacksonville
Crowley Maritime Corporation’s logistics group has moved and expanded its Jacksonville distribution center to the Jacksonville International Tradeport business park…
DOV Participates in Oil Recovery & Dam Inspection Simulations
Deep Marine Technology’s DeepWorker 2000 Direct Operated Vehicles (DOV) recently participated in, and successfully completed, oil spill recovery and dam inspection…
Coast Guard Begins Biometric Collection Program
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began a pilot program today that will collect biometric information from illegal migrants interdicted while attempting entry into U.S.
Slow Discharge Strands Tankers
Seven tankers carrying some 210,000 tons of petroleum products have been stranded outside the Dar es Salaam Port due to its slow discharging process, according to local press reports on Monday.
Seaspan Announces Delivery of New Vessel
Seaspan Corporation announced the delivery of its 20th vessel, the Santos Express. The 4250 TEU vessel, which was built by Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., was…
More Dredging for Intrepid
With the aid of Navy divers, dredging operations around the Intrepid began on Monday morning. The Navy’s efforts, costing about $3m, is targeted to pry the aircraft…