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  • Hampton Roads Transit Christens BMT-Designed Ferry

    Hampton Roads Transit Christens BMT-Designed Ferry

    7th August 2017

    On the hottest day of the year to date, 21 July 2017, a cool bottle of champagne was broken over the rail of Elizabeth River IV, thus christening Hampton Roads Transit’s (HRT) newest passenger ferry. Designed by BMT and constructed…

  • Peel Ports commences second phase of Liverpool2

    Peel Ports commences second phase of Liverpool2

    5th August 2017

    Peel Ports Group, owner of the Port of Liverpool, has started the second phase of its expansion programme at Liverpool2, already one of the world’s most modern shipping terminals. The company is to invest in equipment and port infrastructure works…

  • 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…

  • Cruise ship Variety Voyager visits Poole

    Cruise ship Variety Voyager visits Poole

    29th July 2017

    The mega yacht Variety Voyager arrived at Poole Harbour on the morning of 25 July 2017 having sailed overnight from Holyhead. This was the third of five scheduled calls at Poole in 2017 by the flagship of Greek-owned Variety Cruises…

  • Strong volumes on Belfast ferry routes

    Strong volumes on Belfast ferry routes

    28th July 2017

      Stena Line has recorded strong volumes on its Belfast services for the first six months of 2017.  To the end of June 2017, freight volumes increased +5%, passengers and cars grew +4% year on year.  The fastest growing sector…

  • MISC Berhad welcomes third Moss-type LNG carrier

    MISC Berhad welcomes third Moss-type LNG carrier

    27th July 2017

    On 27 July 2017 Malaysia’s MISC Berhad (MISC), a leading energy related maritime solutions and services provider, took delivery of Seri Cempaka, the third in a series of five Moss-Type Seri-C Class Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers. The 150,200 CBM…