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Wärtsilä Electrical Systems for SIEM RoRo Ferries

Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide integrated turnkey electrical solutions for four new RoRo ferries being built at the Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) yard in Germany.

Keel Laid for Washington's New Ferry Suquamish

Construction officially begins on state’s newest ferry, Suquamish   The Washington State Department of Transportation continues to grow its Olympic Class ferry

Marseille Fos Repeats Q1 Cargo Result

French port Marseille Fos handled 20.17 million metric tons of cargo from January to March in a near identical repeat of last year’s first-quarter result.   General cargo rose 1 percent to 4.

USCG Sets 2nd Round of Hearings for El Faro

The U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a second round of public hearings May 16-27 for the Marine Board of Investigation into the loss of the U.S.-flagged cargo ship El Caro, and its 33 crewmembers.

Another Mission Needed to Recover El Faro’s VDR

The investigative team who located the El Faro’s voyage data recorder (VDR) has determined that another mission will be necessary in order to retrieve the device,

MacGregor's RoRo Access Systems for Car Carriers in Japan

MacGregor has received orders from two Japanese yards to deliver comprehensive RoRo access equipment packages for four car carriers. The equipment will be delivered during Q3 in 2017.

El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder Located

The voyage data recorder (VDR) belonging to sunken cargo ship El Faro was found early Tuesday morning in 15,000 feet of water, about 41 miles northeast of Acklins and Crooked Islands,

Canada Non-resource Exports to Surge in 2016

Canadian non-resource exports should post healthy gains this year, the country's trade financing agency said on Monday, a development the central bank is counting

HCI Capital Acquires Ernst Russ GmbH

 HCI Capital AG acquires the long-established Hamburg shipping company Ernst Russ GmbH & Co. KG. The HCI Group, which early in 2016 already the majority of the shares of König & Cie.

Repower Brings Ferry into IMO Tier III Compliance

Norwegian ferry Bastø Fosen I is the first vessel commissioned with a globally certified International Maritime Organization (IMO) Tier III compliant marine engine

Third Post Panamax RoRo Joins WWL Fleet

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has introduced MV Theben, a brand new High Efficiency RoRo (HERO) class vessel, and third of eight new Post Panamax vessels to be launched from 2015-2017.

Rotterdam’s Q1 Port Throughput Matches 2015

The Port of Rotterdam handled roughly the same volume of cargo in the first quarter of 2016 as in the same period last year, as an increase in the volume of, mainly,

Northwest Seaport Alliance’s Auto, Container Volumes Rising

The Northwest Seaport Alliance of Seattle and Tacoma reported that auto imports and container volumes posted gains through the first quarter of 2016.   Building

MOL Pledges Support for People Afflicted by Earthquake

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has launched a charity donation drive within the MOL Group to help people afflicted by the recent earthquake in the Kumamoto region.

Damen Secures Ferry Orders in Canada

In 2015 Collectivité de Saint Pierre et Miquelon launched a tender for two new Mixt Ferries to operate between the two Islands and Fortune, Canada. The same year

Melbourne RoRo Terminal Opens

Melbourne International RoRo & Automotive Terminal (MIRRAT) will officially open at Webb Dock West in Melbourne on the 10th April, 2016. MIRRAT is dedicated to

ABB to Power Norwegian Hybrid Car Ferry

ABB will supply the power system for a hybrid car ferry serving a passenger route in Norway. The vessel will run as a hybrid but can be modified to run as a full

OSC’s New Feeder Service Links Oman to UAE

Oman Shipping Company (OSC) is launching a new freight service linking all Omani ports to the United Arab Emirates by mid-April, 2016, in a move that aims to boost trade links.

Stena Orders Ro-pax Newbuilds from China

Stena RoRo, a subsidiary of the Swedish ship owner Stena AB, and AVIC International Ship Development (China) Co. Ltd. have signed a contract, subject to board approval,

LNG Engine Set in Crowley's New ConRo Ship

The main engine has been set onto Crowley Maritime Corporation’s new vessel, El Coquí, the first of two new Commitment Class ConRo (combination container and Roll/On-Roll/Off)

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