Cargo

  • 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…

  • Damen performs float-out of Australian icebreaker

    Damen performs float-out of Australian icebreaker

    28th September 2018

    In late September 2018 Damen carried out the floating of the Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) RSV Nuyina currently under construction at Damen Shipyards Galati. The carefully executed procedure was achieved by raising the water level in the yard’s dry…

  • Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

    Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

    26th September 2018

    Recently the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tug Southampton took place in the Port of Zeebrugge. Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbour towage activities, in 2017 and 2018. One of…