Cargo

  • Hundreds of boxships held up by widespread port delays

    Hundreds of boxships held up by widespread port delays

    21st October 2021

    More than 600 containerships are waiting outside ports across the world, unable to go directly to a berth on arrival because of congestion on the quayside or in storage yards. This represents around 12% of the world boxship fleet in…

  • AET completes its first ever LNG bunkering in the US

    AET completes its first ever LNG bunkering in the US

    17th October 2021

    On 9 October 2021 AET, a leading owner and operator of maritime transportation assets and specialised services, completed its first ever LNG bunkering in the US, working in coordination with Shell to refuel the LNG dual-fuel Aframax tanker Pacific Ruby…

  • New tug Koc Al Zour delivered to Kuwait

    New tug Koc Al Zour delivered to Kuwait

    9th October 2021

    Turkey’s Uzmar Shipyard has delivered the 60m by 14m multi-purpose oil spill recovery and offshore support vessel Koc Al Zour to the Kuwait Oil Company. Completed to a Robert Allan Ltd RAmpage 6000-ZM design the 1,803gt ship has dynamic positioning…

  • Wärtsilä engines for two new Brazilian pusher tugs

    Wärtsilä engines for two new Brazilian pusher tugs

    4th October 2021

    On 27 September 2021 the technology group Wärtsilä announced that it will supply the engines for two new pusher tugs being built for the Brazilian operator Hidrovias do Brasil at the Uzmar Shipyard in Turkey. There is an option for…

  • PIL launches new South China to India West Coast Service

    PIL launches new South China to India West Coast Service

    3rd October 2021

    Pacific International Lines (PIL) is set to launch a new South China to India West Coast Service – South China India Express (SIX) using the container ship Kota Gabung. To complement the company’s existing service to India’s West Coast, Pacific…