Cargo

  • Port of Gothenburg ro-ro traffic on the increase

    Port of Gothenburg ro-ro traffic on the increase

    10th December 2018

    The prospects for ro-ro traffic between Sweden and the continent are looking bright. Volumes between Gothenburg and Belgium have increased for the ninth year in succession. Shipping companies are also in the process of expanding their networks from Gothenburg across…

  • Damen signs with Rimorchiatori Spezzini  for two tugs ASD 2411

    Damen signs with Rimorchiatori Spezzini for two tugs ASD 2411

    2nd December 2018

    On 19 November 2018 Rimorchiatori Spezzini, a subsidiary of the Scafi Group, contracted Damen Shipyards Group for two new Damen ASD Tugs 2411. The order comes as part of Scafi’s plans to expand its fleet in response to the newly…

  • Smit Lamnalco takes delivery of final two Damen ASD Tugs 3212

    Smit Lamnalco takes delivery of final two Damen ASD Tugs 3212

    1st December 2018

    Damen has delivered the third and fourth units in a four-vessel contract to leading towage company Smit Lamnalco. All four vessels are Damen’s popular and powerful ASD Tug 3212 class with a bollard pull of 80 tonnes. The order was…

  • PaxOcean delivers largest FSRU to be built in China

    PaxOcean delivers largest FSRU to be built in China

    30th November 2018

    In mid-November 2018 PaxOcean delivered the 26,000m3 floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Karunia Dewata to Indonesia-based Jaya Samudra Karunia (JSK). Karunia Dewata is the largest FSRU to be built in China and the first to feature Type C cargo…

  • Hopper dredger Beloe More goes to Siberian harbour

    Hopper dredger Beloe More goes to Siberian harbour

    28th November 2018

    The hopper dredger Beloe More recently joined her sister vessel Severnaya Dvina in the Port of Sabetta, northern Russia. The 2,000m3 hopper dredger was delivered from stock to FSUE ROSMORPORT. The customised hopper dredger will perform maintenance duties and execute capital…

  • 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…