Cargo

  • China delivers research and dive support vessel

    China delivers research and dive support vessel

    12th August 2020

    The China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has delivered the 124m by 24m research and dive support vessel Oriental Dragon to Jumeirah Offshore, a Singapore-based marine engineering company. Designed by Shanghai-based Bestway Marine Engineering Design Company and built by CSSC subsidiary,…

  • The world’s largest newly built wooden cargo ship

    The world’s largest newly built wooden cargo ship

    10th August 2020

    After two years of shipyard construction at SAILCARGO INC, including a year of structural framing, the three-masted, 45m wooden cargo schooner Ceiba is about to enter a new phase of construction. The next stage will be to install the hull,…

  • Sovcomflot builds its fleet

    Sovcomflot builds its fleet

    1st August 2020

    Russia’s Sovcomflot has taken delivery of the 174,000 cubic metre capacity LNG carrier SCF La Perouse from South Korea’s Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for operation under a long-term time charter agreement with French energy major Total. The new vessel features…

  • New research vessel for Greenland

    New research vessel for Greenland

    28th July 2020

    Spain’s Astilleros Balenciaga expects to deliver a new fisheries research vessel to the Greenland Institute of Natural Sciences next year to replace the 1971-built former stern trawler Paamiut, which was converted into a research vessel nearly 30 years ago. The…

  • Ships Monthly August 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly August 2020 issue out now

    24th July 2020

    SHIPS MONTHLY August 2020 The latest issue of Ship Monthly is out now. Get your copy by subscription here. News pages New from the shipping world includes the Sassnitz route shut down by Stena, an uncertain future for the unique…

  • VentiFoils devices to be fitted to cargo vessels

    VentiFoils devices to be fitted to cargo vessels

    20th July 2020

    Netherlands-based eConowind, developer of the wind-assist VentiFoil product (see SM, Jan), has been contracted to install two of the devices on a cargo vessel being operated by Holland’s Boomsma Shipping BV. The twin units have been integrated into a specially…

  • Car carrier fire in Florida

    Car carrier fire in Florida

    14th July 2020

    Norway’s Höegh Autoliners is waiting for an inspection of the car carrier Hoegh Xiamen to determine if the 12,250dwt ship can be repaired or will have to be scrapped. The vessel was hit by an extensive fire that broke out…

  • Ships Monthly July 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly July 2020 issue out now

    1st July 2020

    Ships Monthly July 2020 issue The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, with all the usual in-depth features and exclusive news stories, as well as high quality photographs both old and new. Get your issue here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/issue/View/issue/SMO2008/ships-monthly-july-2020 Or…