Netherlands River Cruise Ship Floods: 194 Evacuated
A cruise ship carrying 154 passengers and 40 crew was evacuated after it sprang a leak on a river in the eastern Netherlands early on Sunday morning, emergency services said. All the passengers, mostly pensioners from Germany and Austria, were safely helped off the 110-metre (360-foot) long MS Britannia and taken to shelters. The cause of the leak was not immediately known. No one was injured, a spokesman said.
China's Vast Warehouse Sector Comes Under Scrutiny
Shaken by a fraud investigation into metal financing in the world's seventh-busiest port, banks and trading houses have been made painfully aware of the risks they…
Alert: NTVRP Interim Authorizations Expire 31, July 2014
The UK P&I Club notifies that the “Nontank Vessel Response Plans and Other Response Plan Requirements” (NTVRP) final rule required owners or operators of nontank…
Intercoastal Waterway Reopens After Collision
The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port for the Houston/Galveston area informs that a 2-mile stretch of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway between between Bolivar Peninsula…
Great Lakes Coast Guard Rescue 9
Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary crews across the Great Lakes rescued 9 people during multiple cases from different locations across the Coast Guard 9th District Saturday.
Port Metro Vancouver Launches Online Entertainment Channel
Port Metro Vancouver welcomes audiences behind-the-scenes of Canada’s largest port with its new online channel, PortTV. Designed to engage and educate audiences, PortTV will share the stories of real people who live and work within the port communities and showcase the important role that the port plays across Canada. Hosted on Port Metro Vancouver’s YouTube and Facebook pages, new episodes of PortTV will be rolled out weekly throughout the summer.
5 Quay Cranes Arrive At DP WORLD’S Jebel Ali Terminal
Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced that its new Container Terminal 3 at its flagship Jebel Ali Port is making good progress with the arrival of 5 new quay cranes and half of its 19 automated cranes being tested before the start of initial operations in the next few weeks. The 4 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units) capacity of Terminal 3, makes it the world’s largest semi-automated facility once fully operational.
Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus is operational
Van Oord is holding a two-day event along the Rotterdam Wilhelminakade quay to mark the entry into service of Aeolus, its first transport and installation vessel for the construction of offshore wind farms. Today, business relations have the opportunity to inspect the vessel. On Saturday 21 June, Mrs K. Aboutaleb-Erahoutan, wife of the Mayor of Rotterdam, will be naming the vessel in the presence of guests and Van Oord staff.
17 Institute of Architects Continuing Education System Updated - PPG
PPG Industries announced that it has renewed or updated 17 American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) registered programs covering architectural coatings, glass and paint.
SENER's Chairman Receives 2 New Recognitions
The Chairman of the engineering and technology group SENER, Jorge Sendagorta, has received the Bizkaia Sarean award in recognition of his career achievements. This is one of the Bizkaia Sarean awards, given by the Association for Promotion of Biscay Business Network, BizkaiRed, which highlight the work of executives, companies and institutions in the Biscay province. The fourth edition of these awards also recognized the Director General of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao…
Viking Supply Ships Charters 'Tor Viking' To Major Oil Firm
Viking Supply Ships, subsidiary of Rederi AB TransAtlantic a leading Swedish shipping company with headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, has entered into a contract…
LSPL Moves 20 Columns, Reactors to Reliance J3 site
Lift & Shift India Pvt. Ltd. (LSPL) has become the first Indian company to transport and deliver equipment for Reliance Jamnagar expansion J3 project site on behalf of Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon (L&T), Hazira unit. A total of 20 columns & reactors were transported and delivered in 4 voyages spread over 60 days from L&T Hazira yard to RIL Sikka jetty and then to RIL J3 site. The shipments were performed using 2 barges Aqua Float (230 class) & AF 250 (250 class).
Iridium OpenPort Double Value Promotion
Iridium OpenPort Double Value Promotion Satcom Global is pleased to announce a limited time promotion from Iridium which will offer service plans that double the data and/or voice allowance on a range of popular OpenPort service packages. Offering excellent value, the new promotional plans will provide high volume data packages at ultra-affordable prices. The double value offer is available to both new and current Iridium OpenPort subscribers.
Veolia Strategy At Sea Over France-Corsica Ferry Stalemate
Veolia Environnement, a global leader in water and waste management, has a little local difficulty: an ailing France-Corsica ferry operator that weighs on its shares…
Terntank Orders 2 More LNG Fueled Tankers
Terntank proclaims its options on two sister ships to the two LNG powered product tankers ordered in the autumn of 2013. The oil company NEOT also confirmed that they are taking in two of these on time charter. Terntank Rederi AS now has four LNG powered 15,000 dwt product tankers on order at the Chinese shipyard Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. The ships will be delivered at three-month intervals…
Executive Director Of Lincoln Maritime Center Quits
Ellen Gray has decided to step down as Executive Director of Lincoln Maritime Center at the end of the summer. She informs that over the next two months a search…
Israel Accepts 1st Delivery of Disputed Kurdish Oil
A tanker delivered a cargo of disputed crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan's new pipeline for the first time on Friday in Israel, despite threats by Baghdad to take legal action against any buyer.
Council Approves Deal Alstom General Electric
The board of Alstom unanimously approved the offer from General Electric to buy its energy business, said Saturday the French industrial group in a statement. The final proposal…