Vessels

Washington State Ferry Tacoma Returns to Service

Washington State Ferry M/V Tacoma will return to work on the Seattle/Bainbridge Island route starting March 28 after suffering electrical damage last summer.   The

Greek Ferry Still Stuck

  The Greek ferry that ran aground just outside of port on the Aegean Island of Kassos Wednesday night is still stuck. The 227 passengers and 55 crew aboard the

Two ASD Tugs Delivered to URAG

URAG has taken delivery of two ASD 2411 Tugs to add to its existing fleet. Named Brake and Perfect, the new vessels have joined their sister ship Prompt in the

Shell Moves Rigs to Alaska Ahead of Possible Drilling Permit

Royal Dutch Shell is moving oil rigs to Alaska ahead of the possible resumption of controversial drilling activities as the oil major awaits the green light from U.

Hamburg Süd Christens Third San Class Ship

Hamburg Süd christened its third container vessel in the new San class yesterday, officially naming newbuild San Vicente at the Cuenca del Plata terminal in Montevideo.

Rolls-Royce Propulsion for Polar Research Vessel

Rolls-Royce informs it has been awarded a contract by shipbuilder Fincantieri to supply a fully integrated propulsion system for Norway’s new Polar Research Vessel,

Plans in Place to Test Intermodal River Transport

The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority and Ingram Barge Company has announced plans to assess the viability of Intermodal River Transportation, utilizing

Steady Growth Reported by the Swedish Club

  The Swedish Club reported a solid operating result to its board today, continuing a record of building on steady growth. 2014 was seen as a stable year, where

Holland America Line Ships Score 100

  On recent routine United States Public Health inspections (USPHI) conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Holland America Line’s ms Statendam,

Yachting Malta PPP Sets Sail

 Yatching Malta Ltd (YML) - a new public private partnership (PPP) between the government and the Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC) was formed with the aim of putting Malta on "the global yachting map".

Carnival to Add Nine Ships to Cruise Fleet

Carnival Corporation enters into strategic partnerships to add nine cruise ships to its fleet over a four-year period starting in 2019; shipbuilders Fincantieri

Ecochlor Presents BWTS Case Study at CMA

Ballast water treatment technology developer Ecochlor Inc. presented a project case study yesterday at CMA Shipping 2015 in Stamford, Conn. The case study covered

Oil Prices Surge after Saudi Air Strikes in Yemen

Brent crude surged by as more than 5 percent on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies began air strikes in Yemen, before paring gains by almost half to trade back near $58 a barrel.

Liebherr Opens African Maritime Hub

Liebherr Maritime Cranes celebrated the grand opening of the new sales and service center in Durban, South Africa. The new African maritime hub was opened by a

Boat of the Month: Moore Shallow Shuttle 23

Moore Boat LLC recently delivered the first of three all new aluminum Moore Shallow Shuttle 23 RIB’s to Seacrets, Jamaica USA after the vessel’s successful completion of various sea trials and the U.

Seafarers’ Charity Supports Crew After Colleague's Death

Seafarers’ welfare organization Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) provided pastoral support for the crew of a bunkering ship in Falmouth who were distressed after their colleague died of a heart attack.

Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships from China

Danish shipping firm Maersk Line has signed an order for seven container vessels from COSCO Shipyard in China as the first step in a $15 billion investment programme over five years.

Front Street Unveils New Line of Sailing Yachts

 The US builders Front Street Shipyard’s in-house design team is collaborating with yacht designer Bill Tripp to develop a new line of modern sloops that are now available for construction.

JIT Transit Slots Reduced at Panama Canal

   The Panama Canal has experienced an unusual increase in the number of vessels awaiting transit during the past few weeks. Several measures have been implemented to reduce the backlog,

Swiber Gains $405.6 mi Contracts

  Business momentum is fast picking up at Swiber Holdings Limited despite the downturn in the oil and gas industry as the Group clinches a total of US$405.6 million for a series of contracts,

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