Cargo

  • Car carrier fire in Florida

    Car carrier fire in Florida

    14th July 2020

    Norway’s Höegh Autoliners is waiting for an inspection of the car carrier Hoegh Xiamen to determine if the 12,250dwt ship can be repaired or will have to be scrapped. The vessel was hit by an extensive fire that broke out…

  • Ships Monthly July 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly July 2020 issue out now

    1st July 2020

    Ships Monthly July 2020 issue The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, with all the usual in-depth features and exclusive news stories, as well as high quality photographs both old and new. Get your issue here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/issue/View/issue/SMO2008/ships-monthly-july-2020 Or…

  • Maersk Advancer and Maersk Asserter sold

    Maersk Advancer and Maersk Asserter sold

    22nd June 2020

    Maersk Supply Service has sold two of its Anchor Handler Tug Supply Vessels (AHTS) as of 12 June 2020.  Due to the current market situation and the global over-supply of offshore supply vessels, Maersk Supply Service has decided to divest…

  • Outfitting of Nexans Aurora starts at Ulstein Verft

    Outfitting of Nexans Aurora starts at Ulstein Verft

    17th June 2020

    In June 2018, a shipbuilding agreement was signed between Nexans and Ulstein on a large DP3 cable-laying vessel (CLV) to support markets such as the offshore wind industry. The construction project now enters a new phase, as the outfitting work…

  • Increasing frequency on the Silk Road towards Mukran Port

    Increasing frequency on the Silk Road towards Mukran Port

    12th June 2020

    Since the end of March, Mukran Port Terminals GmbH has been operating a fixed sea route as part of the New Silk Road between Asia and Europe in cooperation with DBO Bahnoperator GmbH under the ‘flag’ Baltic Sea Bridge. During…

  • New cement carrier Advaita launched in China

    New cement carrier Advaita launched in China

    9th June 2020

    Advaita, a dedicated cement carrier under construction at Penglai Zhongbai Jinglu Ship Industry Co Ltd, China was successfully floated out on 30 March 2020. The vessel was built under classification of Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass). This event was significant…

  • AET takes delivery of first of four DP2 shuttle tankers

    AET takes delivery of first of four DP2 shuttle tankers

    6th June 2020

    On 26 May 2020 AET, energy logistics provider, took delivery of Eagle Petrolina, the first of four Suezmax Dynamic Positioning (DP2) Shuttle Tankers purposed built for long-term charter to Petróleo Brasileiro SA – Petrobras, the Brazilian multinational petroleum corporation. In…