Cargo

  • Newly-built TSHD doing the Portuguese proud

    Newly-built TSHD doing the Portuguese proud

    8th March 2019

    Recently the dredger Jose Duarte started her first job in Lisbon. The trailing suction hopper dredger was built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging company, to a Spanish design and using Dutch dredging equipment. The European cooperation has resulted in…

  • Jack-up vessels strengthen Ulstein’s offshore wind service

    Jack-up vessels strengthen Ulstein’s offshore wind service

    2nd March 2019

    With the newly developed ULSTEIN J102 heavy lift jack-up design, Ulstein presents its answer to the offshore wind industry’s need for fit-for-purpose, cost efficient yet future proof wind turbine installation vessels. The new design is part of ULSTEIN’s X-JACK series…

  • SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 issue out now

    SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 issue out now

    13th February 2019

    SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 The main feature looks at QUEEN MARY with Naval architect Stephen Payne explaining the challenges of designing a transatlantic liner in an exclusive article. EURO FRIGATE – A look at the FREMM frigate design, developed by France and Italy.…

  • Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit short-sea vessel

    Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit short-sea vessel

    8th February 2019

    The technology group Wärtsilä signed an agreement in December 2018 with the international shipping company Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. The project will take place on board the  general cargo vessel Hagland Captain, owned by Hagland Shipping.…

  • Port of Kiel presents annual results 2018

    Port of Kiel presents annual results 2018

    25th January 2019

    On 17 January 2019 Kiel continues to pursue its growth course in passenger traffic posting a 4.2 % increase with 2.2 million travellers. At the same time, the port’s cargo sector was unable to match the top results of the…

  • Color Line expands Kiel–Oslo cargo capacity

    Color Line expands Kiel–Oslo cargo capacity

    23rd January 2019

    In January 2019 te Norwegian shipping company Color Line reported that the additional freight ferry Color Carrier will work the Kiel-Oslo route as of 11 January to increase its freight-carrying capability. On the occasion of its inaugural call, the Lord Mayor…

  • Ships Monthly February 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly February 2019 issue out now

    14th January 2019

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is now available. Go to Kelsey Shop to get your copy. https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO NEWS WATERFRONT Hansa heavylift goes bankrupt, OOCL marks half a century of operations, and Damen to establish a ro-pax division. FERRY Brittany…

  • Seismic vessels complete tandem drydocking at Damen

    Seismic vessels complete tandem drydocking at Damen

    29th December 2018

    Sistership seismic vessels Oceanic Sirius and Oceanic Vega have completed a round-the-clock ten-day maintenance programme at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm). For eight of those days the two 106m vessels were in the yard’s 250m drydock no.4 in a tandem arrangement, to…

  • Ships Monthly January 2019 issue out now

    Ships Monthly January 2019 issue out now

    13th December 2018

    SHIPS MONTHLY Jan 2019 WATERFRONT NEWS In the news, Wallenius Wilhelmsen has been restructured, preserved vessel RML 497 goes to Hartlepool Museum, wind power on ships gets another look, and Damen tugs tackle the Northern Sea Route. The ferry scene…