RoRo

Crowley Ships Massive Electrical Equipment

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services group recently transported two massive electrical equipment enclosures with a combined weight of 196,000 pounds to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

RoRo Ship Enters Operation for WWL

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics welcomes into operation the M/V Thermopylae, the first of its new generation of Post Panamax HERO (High Efficiency RoRo) PCTC vessels.

Chief Engineer Sentenced for Pollution Violations

Chief U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Noly Torato Vidad of the Philippines, the Chief Engineer of the cargo vessel M/V Selene Leader, to eight months in prison,

New Ferry Built for Washington, Oregon

New larger ferry Oscar B will replace the Wahkiakumon on Washington-Oregon route   Construction of the steel-hulled, aluminum superstructure ferry M/V Oscar B

Spain's First Pure-Gas Marine Engine

 Rolls-Royce has signed a collaboration agreement with Spanish energy company Gas Natural Fenosa to develop and install a pure-gas Bergen engine aboard the Baleària-operated ferry Abel Matutes.

Ledwidge Named CFO of Irish Continental Group

David Ledwidge has been appointed to the position of chief financial officer at Irish Continental Group Plc (ICG).   A Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

SC Ports Record 18% Container Volume Increase

The South Carolina Ports Authority reports 18 Percent Increase in container volume at SC ports; new breakbulk service announced; Vice President, Secretary of Transportation

Successful Light Off for Pasha’s New ConRo

Pasha Hawaii achieves main engine light off for its new ConRo vessel, the M/V Marjorie C   ConRo vessel M/V Marjorie has attained main engine light off while

Shipping Company, Chief Engineer Charged for Dumping Oil

U.S. Attorney Karen L. Loeffler announced  that AML Ship Management GMBH, a German company, and Nicolas Sassin, Chief Engineer of a vehicle carrier ship it operated,

EU Backs Green Ferries Conversion

Maritime transport in the Baltic Sea to become greener with EU support The EU's TEN-T Program will provide more than €2 million to back the upgrade of two ferries

First Ship with Fire Safety Adapted to Methanol

The world’s first ship to run on methanol will soon sail international waters after the fire risk assessment by SP Fire Research was approved. Methanol has long

GE’s First IMO Tier III Marine Diesel Engines Ordered

Bastø Fosen has placed an order for eight of GE Marine’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) Tier III compliant marine diesel engines for new and repowered vessels.

WWL Launches Post Panamax Vessel

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics launched the first of its new generation of Post Panamax HERO (High Efficiency RoRo) PCTC vessels, M/V Thermopylae.   The Thermopylae

Second Shipping Exec Sentenced for Price Fixing

Second ocean shipping executive pleads guilty to price fixing on ocean shipping services for cars and trucks   A former executive of Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd.

Hyundai Glovis Signs $100m Qatari Shipping Deal

Hyundai Glovis Co., South Korean shipping firm, clinched a $100 million shipping service contract with a building materials firm in Qatar, reports Yonhap news agency.

CEOs Demand Zero Emissions

A group of high-profile CEOs on Thursday called on world leaders to agree to bring the balance of greenhouse gas emissions to zero by mid-century in a global climate

Japanese Shipping Exec Sentenced in US for Price Fixing

An executive of Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line) pleaded guilty Friday, January 30 and was sentenced to 18 months in a U.S. prison for his involvement in a conspiracy to fix prices,

Wärtsilä to Power LNG-fueled RoPax Ferry

A ferry being built for Sweden’s Rederi AB Gotland will be fueled by LNG, featuring a Wärtsilä integrated solution which includes a complete LNG powered propulsion- and fuel storage and supply system,

A HERO on the Seas

  The expansion of the Panama Canal has opened up an opportunity for WWL to develop its next generation RoRo carriers. Due to its importance to international trade,

Stricken Hoegh Osaka Ready for Transport

Hoegh Osaka’s list is now at 5 degrees, enabling salvors to turn the vessel in the correct direction and transport it from Alpha Anchorage to Southampton Port.

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