Cargo

  • 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…

  • Handover celebration for thirteen Damen tugs

    Handover celebration for thirteen Damen tugs

    18th November 2019

    On 20 October 2019 a handover ceremony was held at Albwardy Damen, in Sharjah, UAE, marking Damen’s delivery of 13 tugs to Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping. The tugs will be operated at various offshore terminals in Iraq, in a joint cooperation…

  • Concordia Damen wins Ship of the Year

    Concordia Damen wins Ship of the Year

    16th November 2019

    Inland shipping vessel Sendo Liner, built by Concordia Damen, has won the prestigious KNVTS Ship of the Year 2019 Maritime Award. The award jury highlighted the vessel’s ‘future-proof’ propulsion configuration (diesel-electric supplemented with a battery pack) as a crucial factor…

  • Damen Marine rudder a hit with Coastal Transportation

    Damen Marine rudder a hit with Coastal Transportation

    10th November 2019

    A recent project by Damen Marine Components has been a big hit with the customer. The project involved the retrofit of a new rudder that delivered performance improvements exceeding the expectations of the ship’s owner and captain. The vessel involved…

  • December 2019 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    December 2019 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    8th November 2019

    The latest Ships Monthly is now out. Buy it from Kelsey Media. Features cover the following: QE2 in Dubai – More than a decade after Queen Elizabeth 2 finished her Cunard service, she is now a static hotel in Dubai,…

  • Nexans mark the construction of cable installation vessel Aurora

    Nexans mark the construction of cable installation vessel Aurora

    6th November 2019

    On 15 October 2019, Nexans hosted the grand block ceremony that represented a key step in the construction of its ground-breaking cable installation vessel, the ‘Nexans Aurora’. The vessel’s hull is currently being built at the CRIST shipyard in Poland.…

  • Seafast Marine’s RSV named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld

    Seafast Marine’s RSV named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld

    2nd November 2019

    On Friday 18 October 2019 renewables service vessel (RSV) Isle of Jura was named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in The Netherlands. Isle of Jura is a newbuild vessel, constructed at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld, and is the second vessel built to…

  • Cape Town boosts tug fleet with second 70TBP craft

    Cape Town boosts tug fleet with second 70TBP craft

    29th October 2019

    On 17 October 2019  Transnet National Ports Authority announced it has redeployed another of its powerful, new tugs to the Port of Cape Town to enhance marine efficiency and enable the port to cater for increased demand from bigger commercial…