Cargo

  • Greek shipbuilding looking to the future

    Greek shipbuilding looking to the future

    25th January 2020

    Greek shipbuilding was once a major force on a global then European level, but has declined sharply over the years, reflecting the country’s economic mess in many ways. Now the industry is down to one ship repair yard on the…

  • Offshore supply vessels converted to hybrid propulsion

    Offshore supply vessels converted to hybrid propulsion

    15th January 2020

    Norway’s Atlantic Offshore is having two of its offshore supply vessels, Ocean Star and Ocean Art, converted to hybrid propulsion by compatriot engineering firm Fitjar using Wärtsilä supplied technology. Each ship will receive a 746kWh battery pack, which will be…

  • Ships Monthly Feb 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly Feb 2020 issue out now

    10th January 2020

    Ships Monthly February 2020 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and it contains the usual wide mix of features covering all aspects of the shipping and maritime world, as well as the latest in-depth news from the…

  • Damen’s Ultra Shallow Draught Shoalbuster ready for action

    Damen’s Ultra Shallow Draught Shoalbuster ready for action

    26th December 2019

    Damen’s new Ultra Shallow Shoalbuster 3815 SD has successfully completed sea trials and bollard pull testing. The newly-designed vessel achieved 18.6 tonnes of bollard pull, while still being able to operate in extreme shallow waters. Despite this impressive show of…

  • Damen signs contract with Cotecmar for DTC hydrographic research vessel

    Damen signs contract with Cotecmar for DTC hydrographic research vessel

    22nd December 2019

    Damen Shipyards Group signed a Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) contract with Cotecmar during ExpoDefensa 2019 in Bogota. The contract will see DTC provide design, engineering and technical assistance for the construction of a Scientific Marine Research Vessel (Buque de Investigación…

  • Crowley’s LNG Fueled ConRo Ships Named Significant Boat of the Year

    Crowley’s LNG Fueled ConRo Ships Named Significant Boat of the Year

    18th December 2019

    Crowley Maritime Corp. and subsidiary Jensen Maritime, the company’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, were honoured with the 2019 Significant Boat of the Year Award during the International Workboat Show in New Orleans last week. This award recognises…

  • Damen to supply EMS Offshore with new Shoalbuster 2711

    Damen to supply EMS Offshore with new Shoalbuster 2711

    13th December 2019

    Damen Shipyards Group has won an order from maritime services company EMS Offshore Service GmbH & Co. KG for a Shoalbuster 2711. The 2711 is the latest addition to the popular Shoalbuster range, having made its debut in June 2019.…

  • New era for Port of Dover as Cargo Terminal West opens

    New era for Port of Dover as Cargo Terminal West opens

    10th December 2019

    On 8 December 2019 the Port of Dover’s brand-new cargo terminal officially opened its doors for business, as cargo from the Seatrade vessel Lady Rosebay was processed through the new state of the art facility. Dover Cargo Terminal West is…

  • Maersk Supply Service wins UK tow and mooring installation project

    Maersk Supply Service wins UK tow and mooring installation project

    4th December 2019

    Maersk Supply Service has been awarded an integrated FPSO tow and mooring installation project for an operator in the North Sea. The work scope includes project management, engineering and offshore execution involving six anchor handling tug supply and subsea support…

  • LNG-Fuelled Propulsion Solution for VW Car Carriers

    LNG-Fuelled Propulsion Solution for VW Car Carriers

    28th November 2019

    Siem Car Carriers officially launched its latest vessels at a naming ceremony at Xiamen Shipyard in China on 15 November 2019. Siem Confucius and Siem Aristotle are the first transatlantic PCTCs (Pure Car Truck Carriers) to operate full-time on LNG…