Cargo

  • Damen partner opens new office on Colombia’s Caribbean coast

    Damen partner opens new office on Colombia’s Caribbean coast

    18th January 2023

    Damen’s partner in Colombia, LINEAL Engineering, has opened a new office in Barranquilla on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. Since the company was founded five years ago it has been based in the inland capital, Bogotá, an ideal location for supporting its…

  • Ultramax bulk carrier changes hands

    Ultramax bulk carrier changes hands

    15th January 2023

    The 60,309dwt Ultramax bulk carrier STH New York, built in 2015 by Tokyo-headquartered Japan Marine United (JMU), has been acquired by Diana Shipping of Greece and renamed DSI Aquila. Its purchase brings the Greek company’s fleet up to 40 ships…

  • Matson orders three container ships

    Matson orders three container ships

    13th January 2023

    Honolulu-headquartered Matson has contracted Pennsylvania’s Philly Shipyard to build three 3,600TEU Aloha Class LNG-fuelled container ships for delivery in 2026-27 at an aggregate price of approximately $1 billion. Once delivered, the Jones Act-compliant vessels will join two other Aloha class…

  • KESS sell two of their small car carriers

    KESS sell two of their small car carriers

    9th January 2023

    K-Line European Sea Highway Services (KESS) have sold two of their quartet of small car carriers. Main Highway and Neckar Highway have been sold to South Korean owners Samjoo Maritime (managers Doriko Ltd). The four vessels were constructed by Detlef…

  • Container operators soften contract conditions for shippers

    Container operators soften contract conditions for shippers

    8th January 2023

    Ocean carriers are offering a wide range of new, flexible, long-term contract options this year, after shippers complained of being “burned” by committing to rigid, highly elevated contracts a year ago. Last year, shippers were presented with ‘take it or…

  • Dual-fuel Pure Car and Truck Carriers ordered

    Dual-fuel Pure Car and Truck Carriers ordered

    1st January 2023

    Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping has ordered five dual-fuel Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs) from China’s CSC Jinling Shipyard for delivery by 2024. The 72,000gt ships, to measure 200m by 38m, will feature 12 cargo decks and be capable of…

  • Cory orders two Damen Shoalbuster 2208 multi-purpose workboats

    Cory orders two Damen Shoalbuster 2208 multi-purpose workboats

    29th December 2022

    Cory, one of the UK’s leading waste management and recycling companies, has placed an order for two additional Damen Shoalbuster 2208S multi-purpose workboats to join its existing fleet. The vessels will be used to maneuver the barges that transport waste…

  • Wärtsilä engine to power four future-proof heavy lift vessels

    Wärtsilä engine to power four future-proof heavy lift vessels

    28th December 2022

    The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its hybrid propulsion system for four new heavy lift vessels being built at the Wuhu Shipyard in China. The vessels have been contracted by SAL Heavy Lift GmbH, a German heavy lift and project…

  • HMM looking to build new container ships

    HMM looking to build new container ships

    27th December 2022

    South Korea’s flagship line, HMM, has invited tenders from its four largest compatriot shipbuilders to build nine 8,000TEU containerships. Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Samsung Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and HJ Shipbuilding & Construction said their had…

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