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  • 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…

  • Polish Tall Ship Calls in Hong Kong

    Polish Tall Ship Calls in Hong Kong

    5th November 2018

    Wallem Ship Agency was appointed to handle the recent call of the full-rigged Polish tall ship, the S.V. Dar Młodzieży to Hong Kong. The tall ship arrived in Hong Kong on 26 October 2018 and was berthed at China Merchants…

  • Bound for the bottom

    Bound for the bottom

    3rd November 2018

    Built in 1974 by the Todd Shipyard in Houston, Texas for the 17-mile run between Cape May, New Jersey and Lewes, Delaware, the ferry Twin Capes has been scuttled after attempts to sell it for further trading failed. The 44-year-old…

  • 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…

  • Cruise ship Viking Sun comes to Portsmouth

    Cruise ship Viking Sun comes to Portsmouth

    24th October 2018

    Portsmouth played host to one of Viking Cruises’ newest ocean ships, Viking Sun, as she made her maiden visit to the city on Friday 12 October. The ship’s 930 guests began their voyage in Bergen, Norway and were seven days…

  • Baja Ferries leases ro-ro to Trinidad & Tobago

    Baja Ferries leases ro-ro to Trinidad & Tobago

    19th October 2018

    Baja Ferries has leased its 19,963gt truck ferry Cabo Star to the Government of Trinidad & Tobago for one year at a rate of $23,500 per day for use between the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. The 157.6m by 25.3m…

  • 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…