Cargo

  • Israel welcomes first 14,000 TEU ship at Haifa Port

    Israel welcomes first 14,000 TEU ship at Haifa Port

    8th February 2017

    Last week the container ship Maersk Elba (13,092TEU) arrived at Haifa Port’s state-of-the-art Carmel Terminal. She is the largest ship ever to dock in Israel, and her visit formally inducted Israel’s leading port into the club of ports that handle…

  • Port of Cork traffic figures for 2016

    Port of Cork traffic figures for 2016

    6th February 2017

    Total traffic through the Port of Cork reached 9.2 million tonnes in 2016, a slight decrease compared to 2015 traffic. Import figures remain steady while exports were reduced primarily due to the closure of Lisheen Mines in Co. Tipperary and…

  • VOLT Service selects Damen’s new Utility Vessel 4312

    VOLT Service selects Damen’s new Utility Vessel 4312

    5th February 2017

    In December 2016 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Norway-based VOLT Service AS for a Utility Vessel (UV) 4312 to be delivered in Q1 2018. The vessel, to be named VOLT Processor, will undertake delousing operations and other services…

  • Another Damen ASD 2913 tug for Italy

    Another Damen ASD 2913 tug for Italy

    3rd February 2017

    Rimorchiatori Riuniti has taken delivery of a Damen ASD 2913. The new vessel – named Germania – was handed over to the Italian tug operator in January 2017 from Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. The delivery follows Rimorchiatori Riuniti’s order…

  • New supply vessel for SCF Group named Gennadiy Nevelskoy

    New supply vessel for SCF Group named Gennadiy Nevelskoy

    1st February 2017

    On 30 January 2017, the naming ceremony took place for a new ice-breaking platform supply vessel (IBSV) commissioned by SCF Group. She was named at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard after Gennadiy Nevelskoy, a famous explorer of the Russian Far East. The…

  • Diamond sampling and exploration vessel

    Diamond sampling and exploration vessel

    31st January 2017

    The most advanced marine diamond sampling and exploration vessel in the world, the highly specialised Norwegian-built Nujoma, has completed equipment sea trials off South Africa and was expected to start work off the coast of south-west Africa during December 2016.…

  • Rotterdam Offshore Group upgrades world’s largest jack-up vessel

    Rotterdam Offshore Group upgrades world’s largest jack-up vessel

    30th January 2017

    The world’s largest jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla, has recently visited the Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) terminal in the Waalhaven, after her first successful assignment on phase 1 of the Veja Mate Offshore Windpark project. During the vessel’s stay at the…

  • Shortsea traders delivered for Arklow Shipping

    Shortsea traders delivered for Arklow Shipping

    26th January 2017

    Ireland’s Arklow Shipping Ltd has taken delivery of the 5,054dwt Arklow Cadet from the Ferus Smit yard in the Netherlands as the first of ten vessels in a new series of C class ships, all for European trading and each…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out today

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out today

    20th January 2017

    The March 2017 issue of Ships Monthly is out today. It has a special cruising section, starting with a behind the scenes look at Magellan, our Ship of the Month, the well-known 1985-built cruise ship , flagship of Cruise &…