Cargo

  • Service Operations Vessel (SOV) based on Ulstein SX195 ordered

    Service Operations Vessel (SOV) based on Ulstein SX195 ordered

    7th November 2018

    Florida-based Aeolus Energy Inc has awarded Ulstein the design contract to develop the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind Service Operations Vessel (SOV). Based on Ulstein’s proven SX195 design, a customised version will be developed to meet the specific…

  • Crowley Heralds New Era in the USPuerto Rico Supply Chain

    Crowley Heralds New Era in the USPuerto Rico Supply Chain

    1st November 2018

    Christine Crowley Christened El Coqui to Serve Puerto Rico with Supply Chain and Shipping Solutions on 22 October 2018. Crowley Maritime Corp’s Commitment class combination container/roll on-roll off ship El Coquí is among the first of its kind to be…

  • Major Towboat Contract for Metal Shark Alabama

    Major Towboat Contract for Metal Shark Alabama

    31st October 2018

    USA shipbuilder Metal Shark announced its entry into the towboat market on 22 October 2018 with a contract to build three 120’ x 35’ river towboats for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. of Mandeville, Louisiana. The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter M-compliant…

  • De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen Tugs

    De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen Tugs

    29th October 2018

    The naming ceremony has been held for two custom tugs built by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for De Boer Remorquage SARL, a joint venture between Dutch Dredging and Iskes Towage and Salvage. The ceremony took place in the port of Cayenne…

  • Sovcomflot tanker completes first commercial Primorsk voyage on LNG

    Sovcomflot tanker completes first commercial Primorsk voyage on LNG

    27th October 2018

    Sovcomflot tanker Gagarin Prospect successfully completes first commercial voyage from Primorsk to Rotterdam on LNG fuel On 22 October 2018 Sovcomflot the crude oil tanker Gagarin Prospect, operating on LNG fuel, successfully completed her voyage across the Baltic and North…

  • COSCO announces Liverpool call

    COSCO announces Liverpool call

    17th October 2018

    The Port of Liverpool has demonstrated the strength of its relationships with China by welcoming a vessel call from COSCO on Wednesday 17 October. Jork will call at Liverpool after a stop in Rotterdam before returning with UK exports. Once…

  • China moves administration of its Coast Guard

    China moves administration of its Coast Guard

    5th October 2018

    China has decided to put its Coast Guard under the People’s Armed Police Force, moving it closer to the formal status of a military force. The Coast Guard has been a division of the country’s Oceanic Administration since 2013, which…

  • Trade booming at the Port of Poole

    Trade booming at the Port of Poole

    29th September 2018

    The south coast Port of Poole lies within Europe’s largest natural harbour and is approached through a narrow, winding shipping channel with a maintained depth of 7.5m therefore limiting the size of vessel that can call. A trust port run…