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  • Ships Monthly October issue out now

    Ships Monthly October issue out now

    17th August 2017

    In the news, we report on the 500th voyage for Shieldhall, the first LNG offshore construction vessel completed, a new ferry for Carlingford Lough, and a new Stena ship charter. The ferry scene covers Stena buying the Cairnryan Superfast twins,…

  • Crowley Supports Stampede Platform Tow-Out and Installation

    Crowley Supports Stampede Platform Tow-Out and Installation

    11th August 2017

    In early August 2017 Crowley Maritime Corp.’s ocean class tugboats and 455-series high-deck strength barges were involved in the successful tow-out and installation of Hess’ Stampede tension-leg platform (TLP) in the deep waters of the US Gulf. Demonstrating both nearshore and offshore…

  • New Australian ro-ros

    New Australian ro-ros

    10th August 2017

    China’s Jinling Shipyard expects to begin delivering two 12,000-dwt ro-ro vessels to Australia’s Toll Shipping next year for operation across Bass Strait between Burnie, Tasmania and Melbourne, Victoria where they will replace the 1999-built sisters Tasmanian Achiever and Victorian Reliance.…

  • Samskip makes major Norwegian acquisition with Nor Lines takeover

    Samskip makes major Norwegian acquisition with Nor Lines takeover

    9th August 2017

    Samskip has announced that it will acquire activities associated with Nor Lines AS, in a major expansion of its shipping, transport and logistics businesses in Norway. Subject to approval by Norway’s competition authorities, Samskip has agreed with the DSD Group…

  • BSM commences management of Ultra Large Containerships

    BSM commences management of Ultra Large Containerships

    8th August 2017

    Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) announced on 10 July 2017 that the 20,146TEU containership MOL Tribute has come under the full management of the Hong Kong Ship Management Centre. Built by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea, MOL Tribute is 400…

  • Wärtsilä scrubber systems for two new Japanese bulk carriers

    Wärtsilä scrubber systems for two new Japanese bulk carriers

    4th August 2017

    The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the exhaust gas cleaning systems for two new 56,000 DWT Handymax bulk carriers. The ships are being built at Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. in Japan for Tokyo based NYK Bulk &…

  • James Fisher Mimic provides software to Stolt Tankers

    James Fisher Mimic provides software to Stolt Tankers

    2nd August 2017

    JF Mimic, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, recently signed an agreement to supply its specialist Mimic condition monitoring software to Stolt Tankers BV (Stolt), which operates the world’s largest and most sophisticated fleet of chemical and parcel tankers,…

  • Major upgrade for subsea-support vessel at Damen

    Major upgrade for subsea-support vessel at Damen

    1st August 2017

    At the end of July 2017 Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (Oranjewerf) bid farewell to VOS Start, Vroon BV’s first DP2, subsea-support, walk-to-work (W2W) vessel. The 80m VOS Start arrived at Oranjewerf on 1 June from her build yard in China for…

  • Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance on  LNG carrier

    Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance on LNG carrier

    31st July 2017

    Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) has completed a two-week maintenance programme on the 290m 101,000gt LNG carrier GDF Suez Point Fortin during July. DSBr is one of the most experienced European yards in the repair and maintenance of LNG carriers. The…

  • Damen dredger on way to Gippsland Ports

    Damen dredger on way to Gippsland Ports

    30th July 2017

    A Damen Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 650 has successfully completed sea trials in Shanghai and is on her way to new owner, Gippsland Ports in Australia under her own power. The TSHD, named Tommy Norton, is the first Damen…