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  • Damen signs with South Port New Zealand for ATD 2412

    Damen signs with South Port New Zealand for ATD 2412

    27th March 2021

    On 13 March 2021 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with South Port New Zealand for the delivery of a Damen Azimuth Tractor Tug (ATD) 2412. The vessel, with 65 tonnes bollard pull, will replace an older vessel with 35…

  • Ships Monthly April 2021 issue out now

    Ships Monthly April 2021 issue out now

    26th March 2021

    The Ships Monthly April 2021 edition is out now and as usual is packed with news and features unavailable anywhere else.   NEWS Waterfront – Solent debut for the new RRS Sir David Attenborough, the world’s largest container ship ordered,…

  • Suez Canal blocked by grounded Evergreen containership

    Suez Canal blocked by grounded Evergreen containership

    24th March 2021

    On 24 March 2021 the Suez Canal was closed following the grounding of a fully laden Evergreen 20,388TEU containership, which blocked one of the world’s most important waterways causing a massive backlog of shipping. The 2018-built Ever Given went aground…

  • Car carrier Grande Texas debuts on the Thames

    Car carrier Grande Texas debuts on the Thames

    22nd March 2021

    The brand-new 65,148gt PCTC (Pure Car & Truck Carrier) Grande Texas made her maiden call on the Thames on 18 March 2021. The new ship is the latest to join the Grimaldi Group fleet, and is equipped with the latest…

  • Damen delivers two RSD Tugs 2513 to TSM

    Damen delivers two RSD Tugs 2513 to TSM

    19th March 2021

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two RSD Tugs 2513 to France-based Thomas Services Maritimes (TSM). The vessels will be operated on the River Seine in the port between the Ports of Rouen and Honfleur (HAROPA – Port de Rouen). The…

  • Shortsea fleet changes for RES Group

    Shortsea fleet changes for RES Group

    18th March 2021

    In December 2020 the RES Group, now based in Brunsbüttel, Hamburg and Stettin, sold two of their older vessels, the 3,701dwt coasters Bekau and Ostenau (both 2005), to Navigare Shipping and Logistics in the Faroe Islands. The new owner dry-docked…

  • Stena Bulk unveils pioneering hybrid

    Stena Bulk unveils pioneering hybrid

    12th March 2021

    Stena Bulk has unveiled its concept InfinityMAX hybrid bulk carrier design to facilitate the implementation of zero-carbon, sustainable, multi-modal vessel design in the shipping industry. The InfinityMAX concept, which is designed to carry both dry and wet cargoes in modular…

  • Arrival of five CRMG cranes at Liverpool marks significant milestone

    Arrival of five CRMG cranes at Liverpool marks significant milestone

    11th March 2021

    The Port of Liverpool welcomed a further arrival of five cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) cranes as part of the next phase of growth at Liverpool2, the port’s deep-water container terminal. Produced by leading Chinese manufacturer Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC),…