RoRo

Brand New Ro-Ro Ran Aground in Norway

 Ro-ro cargo vessel Kvitbjørn ran aground off Ulsteinvik port, Norway, in the afternoon June 28, while approaching the port.    The vessel, owned by Norway-based Nor Lines,

MOL Launches Car Carrier Brand MOL ACE

Tapping into one of its major business fields, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has established MOL Auto Carrier Express (MOL ACE) as global brand in the car carrier service.

Crowley Adds Sailings from North Atlantic to Puerto Rico

Crowley Maritime Corp. informs its liner services group will add sailings between Pennsauken, N.J., and San Juan, Puerto Rico, this summer. The company has served the Puerto Rico market since 1954.

ACT Burgas Implements Terminal Operating System

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, announced that ACT Burgas, the container department of BMF Port Burgas EAD, has gone live on the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS).

IMO Adopts Gas and Low-flashpoint Fuels Code

The new mandatory code for ships fuelled by gases or other low-flashpoint fuels was adopted by IMO's Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), when it met at the Organization's

Battery System Selected for Largest Electric Ferry

Swiss battery manufacturer Leclanché was selected as a battery system supplier to the world’s largest battery operated ferryboat to be built by Danish shipbuilder Søby Shipyard Ltd.

Ruscon Increases Business in Russian Market

Intermodal operator Ruscon reported it has increased its market share in Russia, maintaining a strong position in a country which has seen imports fall by 20 percent in the last 12 months.

Shippers Prosecuted for Garbage Dumping

Two shipping companies and their masters have been prosecuted by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) for two separate marine pollution incidents within the Great Barrier Reef.

Scrubber Installed Aboard M/V Bore Song

The exhaust gas cleaning system (scrubber) supplied by Deltamarin Floating Construction to Bore Ltd on a turnkey basis, has received confirmation of full compliance

Synapsis INS for New Car Carriers

The German navigation system integrator Raytheon Anschütz has won a contract to supply the latest generation of IMO-certified Integrated Navigation Systems (INS)

Deltamarin Introduces New Ro-Pax Design

Deltamarin launched its new ro-pax vessel DeltaChallenger concept during the Nor-Shipping 2015 exhibition in Oslo.   The design incorporates the latest technologies available,

Fire Aboard US-flagged Car Carrier

A car carrier vessel has suffered a fire on one of its decks, approximately 40 miles off Harwich, the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reported.   The U.

High-tech Car Ferry Debuts: It’s Electric

Norwegian Car Ferry Debuts World’s First All-Electric Propulsion System Norled Ampere, the world’s first all-electric car ferry, began service this year carrying

Vale to Ship Coal Along Mozambique Nacala Corridor

Brazilian miner Vale SA  plans to start exporting coal along the Nacala rail and port corridor in Mozambique and Malawi in the third quarter after heavy rains damaged the rail line,

Crowley’s 2nd LNG ConRo Ship Ahead of Schedule

Shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc. announced construction has started early for the second liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered ConRo ship, Taíno, for Crowley Holdings, Inc.

New Ferry Safety Initiative from RINA

Italy-based classification society RINA informs it has launched a ferry safety initiative.    The Asset Integrity Management scheme for ro-pax ferries covers fire risk mitigation,

Construction Starts on Crowley’s 2nd LNG ConRo Ship

Construction begins on Crowley’s second Commitment Class, LNG-powered ConRo ship for use in the Puerto Rico trade   Shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc. has officially

Scandlines Orders Ferry Battery System

Corvus Energy announces the signing of marine Energy Storage System (ESS) contract with Scandlines Denmark ApS; world’s largest battery hybrid electric fleet orders additional 2.

Baltic Mercur II makes maiden voyage to Antwerp

  This week Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) celebrates the maiden voyage of the Baltic Mercur II via the port of Antwerp as part of their regular transatlantic service to the US Gulf.

New Ferry Service to Long Island

A new intermodal service for the Tri-State area offers a transportation alternative linking New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut with Long Island.   The new service,

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