OMI Corporation announced that it has sold the Soyang, one of its Suezmax tankers, to Jacob Tankschiffahrtsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG and agreed to time charter the vessel back for a period of five years. The company has options to extend the time charter and to repurchase the vessel at the end of the time charter. The transaction results in a gain of approximately $5 million dollars, which will be realized over the term charter. The transaction has increased the company’s cash by approximately $20 million after repayment of the debt allocable to the vessel. Craig H. Stevenson, chairman, chief executive and president OMI commented that “in potentially prolonged weak markets, it is especially important to have cash on hand both to withstand the lower cash flow and take advantages of opportunities. This transaction is an important step in increasing the company’s liquidity.”
COSCO Corporation announce delivery of a 57,000 dwt bulk carrier to a European buyer COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited announces that COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard Co., Ltd ("COSCO Zhoushan"), a subsidiary of the Company's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd, has delivered a bulk carrier of 57000DWT, named "SUPERIOR", to its European buyer. The delivery documents were signed by and between COSCO Zhoushan and the buyer recently
Todd Shipyards Corporation announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded to its wholly owned subsidiary, Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, a delivery order under its Multiple Award Contract in the amount of $5m for the in-drydock repairs and preservation of Caisson #4 at Drydock #2 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Wash. Work will be accomplished by the Todd Pacific workforce and selected subcontractors commencing in August 2006 with completion scheduled for November 2006
Seaspan Corporation announced the delivery of its 23rd vessel, the Maersk Moncton, a 4800 TEU containership built in 1989. The vessel was purchased from A.P. Moller Maersk A/S (APMM) and will be time chartered back to APMM for five years from delivery. APMM has options to extend the charter by up to four years from the end of the firm charter period. The Maersk Moncton, formerly named the Mathilde Maersk, is the final ship in the series of four sister vessels purchased from and chartered
Worldwide oil and gas drilling contractor GlobalSantaFe Corporation (GSF)said that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of June 8, 2007. The drilling rig status and contract information report on GlobalSantaFe's offshore drilling fleet is available in a condensed format via the company's Web site at http://www.globalsantafe.com. The report is located in the "Investor Relations/SEC filings" section
Danaos Corporation announced that it took delivery of two containerships; the Zim Sao Paolo and the Zim Rio Grande, respectively. Each vessel has a carrying capacity of 4,253 TEU. Both vessels were built by Samsung Heavy Industries and they were delivered approximately a month earlier than scheduled. Each vessel has already commenced its 12 year time charter at fixed rates immediately upon delivery.
General Maritime Corporation announced the delivery of the Genmar Gabriel to Seatankers Management Co. Ltd. This represents the final delivery of the 17 single-hull and double-sided vessels the Company sold for $444.5 million in October and November of 2005. With the delivery of the Genmar Gabriel, and including the four Suezmax newbuildings to be delivered between March 2006 and 2008, the average age of
Carnival Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share for the third quarter ending August 31, 2002. The dividend is payable on September 13, 2002, to shareholders of record on August 30, 2002.
Chemoil Corporation announced today that it has filed suit against Shell Trading US Co. (STUSCO) in the Federal Courts of the Southern District of Texas in connection with certain acidic products, which STUSCO supplied to Chemoil during 2003. In this suit, Chemoil is seeking indemnity from STUSCO, as well as damages for breach of contract and other causes of action. This action is directly related to a series of TAN (Total Acid Number) bunker claims received by Chemoil in New Orleans
Marinette Marine Corporation, announced certification of their Quality Management System to the ISO 9001:2008 International Standard by Det Norske Veritas Certification, Inc. Marinette Marine is one of few companies to meet the new ISO 9001:2008 certification requirements which updates and replaces the 2000 version previously certified to in April 2006. In accepting the certificate, Bruce Halverson, Quality Assurance Manager for Marinette Marine noted
A contract to renovate B.C. Ferries’ two largest vessels has been awarded to the largest shipyard in Poland for $140 million. BC Ferries awarded the conversion contrast to Remontowa Ship Repair in Gdansk, Poland. That’s the same company that earlier received the contract
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, announced today the employment of three product tankers at charter rates that are, on average, 14 percent higher than their previous charter rates. The Nave Equator, an MR2 product tanker, has been chartered to a high-quality counterparty for 18
Seaspan Corporation announced today that David Spivak is joining the Company as its Chief Financial Officer, starting May 2, 2016. Mark Chu will continue to serve as interim CFO until David's arrival, whereupon Mark will continue in his current roles as Vice President
Carnival Corporation announced it will sail as planned from the U.S. to Cuba with all travelers, including Cuba-born passengers, for the company’s week-long voyages to Cuba. Carnival worked with Cuba to allow its cruise ships to operate in a similar manner as current air charter
Danaos Corporation announced today the acquisition of three vessels through a newly-formed joint venture, capitalizing on depressed asset prices in the resale market. The vessels were acquired by Gemini Shipholdings Corporation, a newly-formed entity ("Gemini") beneficially
Teekay Corporation announced today it has entered into a framework cooperation agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) for up to $1 billion in new loan facilities. The loan facilities would be made available to Teekay and its subsidiaries
Long-time Teekay leader David Glendinning, president of Teekay Gas Services, will retire December 17, 2015, after more than 28 years at Teekay. Stepping up to replace Glendinning is Mark Kremin, currently vice president in the same division, Teekay Corporation announced today.
Seaspan Corporation announced today that it accepted delivery of a 14000 TEU containership, the YM Warmth. The new containership, which was constructed at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., is Seaspan's sixth 14000 TEU SAVER design containership and eighth delivery in 2015.
Eying a rapidly growing cruise market, Carnival Corporation announces plans to sail more ships from China The Chinese cruise market, expected to become the world’s largest based on surging demand for cruise vacations by Chinese travelers
Ardmore Shipping Corporation announced that GA Holdings LLC intends to offer for sale in an underwritten public offering 4,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock. The Selling Shareholder expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 600
Seaspan Corporation announced that Sai Chu, Chief Financial Officer, has informed of his resignation and retirement from Seaspan effective November 6, 2015, after more than 10 years' of service with Seaspan and related entities. Gerry Wang, Chief Executive Officer
Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that company veteran Craig Tornga has assumed the role of vice president of stakeholder relations for Alaska, and will coordinate with all of Crowley's Alaska business units to leverage relevant company relationships
Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that Kerri McClellan has been promoted to vice president and deputy general counsel for the corporation. McClellan, who is based in Jacksonville and reports to Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mike Roberts
Eyeing expanding global cruise market, four of Carnival Corporation’s 10 brands prepare to add new ships in 2016 Carnival Corporation & plc will launch four new ships in 2016 across four of its global cruise brands. These additions are part of the 17 ships scheduled for delivery
Agreement to supply 0.5 million metric tons annually for 10 years from the Gorgon Project Chevron Corporation announced that its Australian subsidiaries have signed a non-binding Heads of Agreement (HoA) with ENN LNG Trading Company Limited (ENN) for the delivery of liquefied natural gas