News

Evergreen Line and CKYH to co-operate

Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Line and CKYH Alliance (COSCON, K line, Yang Ming & Hanjin shipping) have launched a new Trans Atlantic Express service (TAE).

 

14.09.2009
Shipbuilding

ShipConstructor enhances presence in Portugal, Spain & Africa

ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI) has enhanced its presence in Portugal, Spain and Africa with the addition of a new dealer, Vera Navis.

 

12.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Australian Marine Engine Council launched

An Australian marine engine industry representative body, The Australian Marine Engine Council (AMEC), was launched.

11.09.2009
“Oleg Strashnov”
Shipbuilding

Launching “Oleg Strashnov”

At IHC Merwede Offshore & Marine yard, Krimpen aan den Ijssel, a heavy lift vessel for Seaway Heavy Lifting has recently been launched.

 

11.09.2009
"Lambeth"
Shipbuilding

New PLA patrol boat put into operation

The Port of London Authority's (PLA) new "Lambeth" is the first of four new port authority patrol boats being built as part of a 2m GBP investment. Each vessel will be named after London Bridges.

11.09.2009

Concordia Maritime sells shareholding in General Maritime

Sweden based tanker shipping company Concordia Maritime has sold its holding of 1.5 million shares in the US shipping company General Maritime.

10.09.2009
Shipping

Nexans secures major frame agreement in the Gulf of Mexico

Nexans, Paris, one of the worldwide leaders in the cable industry, has secured a frame agreement with BP Exploration & Production Inc. for deep water umbilical projects in the Gulf of Mexico.

10.09.2009

ABS Management Changes in Asia

Changes in the management of ABS activities in Asia and the Middle East have been announced by the class society.

09.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Austal service for Red Sea ferries

The Government of Egypt’s two Austal-built high speed vehicle ferries have officially commenced operations between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, introducing a new standard of ferry service across the Red Sea. The important milestone was achieved on the...

09.09.2009

DP World and Odebrecht partner with Coimex to build and operate Embraport

Global marine terminal operator DP World and Brazilian company Odebrecht have entered into a partnership to acquire a majority stake at Empresa Brasileira de Terminais Portuários (Embraport), the largest Brazilian private multi-modal port terminal in the city of Santos.

08.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Goltens Dubai signs MOU with Brødrene Aa

Goltens Dubai and Norway-based Brødrene Aa AS, Hyen, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the intention of marketing high-speed ferries and special purpose vessels built in carbon-fibre composite in the Middle East.

08.09.2009

Haina International Terminals upgrades in-house system

Haina International Terminals in the Dominican Republic plans to upgrade its in-house terminal operating system (TOS) with Navis SPARCS N4 of Zebra Enterprise Solutions, a division of Zebra Technologies Corporation, Oakland, USA, to improve operations and customer service in the competitive Caribbean market.

07.09.2009
Matt Callender
Shipping

GSM appoints Matt Callender as Operations Director

Cardiff-based Graig Ship Management Ltd. (GSM) has appointed Matt Callender as Operations Director.

07.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Keel laying of P&O Ferry

The keel of a ferry to be built for P&O Ferries was laid at STX Europe.

04.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Gertsen & Olufsen establishes office in China

The Danish maritime specialist company Gertsen & Olufsen A/S has established an office operation in Shanghai in order to tap into the growing Chinese market for shipboard and offshore technology.

04.09.2009

New subsidiary: Braemar Marine

Braemar Shipping Services plc has launched a new subsidiary called Braemar Marine, which will provide diverse marine surveying and adjusting services to the global maritime, transportation risk and insurance markets.

03.09.2009

Short sea shipping

Short sea carrier North Sea Container Line (NCL), who connects Hamburg/Bremerhaven/Rotterdam with Norway, now offers weekly calls in Molde. Molde is situated north of Aalesund, in the Northwest part of Norway.Short sea operator Unifeeder will expand...

03.09.2009
"Star Commodore"
Shipbuilding

New tug delivered to PSA Marine

Completed several months ahead of schedule, "Star Commodore" is the latest Z-Tech 7000 tug delivery from Cheoy Lee Shipyards, Hong Kong, to PSA Marine in Singapore.

03.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Schat-Harding expands

The supplier and service provider for lifeboat and evacuation systems for the offshore, cruise and shipping industries is expanding its global network with a new Italian office and service station in Livorno.

02.09.2009

Cargotec wins order for Siwertell ship unloader

Cargotec secured an order for a Siwertell 790-D screw type continuous ship unloader from UTE Porto do Itaqui Geracão de Energia SA, Brazil.

01.09.2009