Tuesday, August 21, 2018

31 More Vessels Come Under NSB Group’s Management

NSB Group, a German integrated shipping services provider, has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Indonesian shipowner Pelayaran Tempuran Emas (Temasline). The move has...

TMS Tankers in Agreement with Coldharbour Marine for Retrofit of BWT System

TMS Tankers has entered into an agreement with UK-based Coldharbour Marine, a manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems based on unique inert gas technology, to...

India to Have First Newbuilding FSRU Project, Deal Signed with Japan’s MOL

On Friday, Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines announced that they have joined India’s first newbuilding floating, storage and regasification (FSRU) project. A deal has been signed with Swan...

Eco-friendly Dry Cargo Vessel Viikki Successfully Launched by ESL Shipping

In a world first, ESL Shipping, part of Aspo Plc, successfully launched the new eco-friendly dry cargo vessel, Viikki. The event took place on August...

Triple Collision off Sunda Strait

On August 29, a triple collision occurred in Sunda Strait, off Merak port. The accident involved three vessels, bulk carriers Maestro Diamond and Srikandi...

OOCL Hong Kong in Guinness Book of World Records

OOCL, a Hong Kong based ocean carrier line has entered the Guinness Book of World Records after christening its 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong...

Fishing Vessel Penalised USD 2.5 Million for Polluting Waters Near American Samoa

Taiwanese company Yuh Fa Fishery (Vanuatu) was convicted and sentenced on Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Justice for maintaining false and incomplete records relating to...

Wärtsilä Successfully Tests Remote Control of Ship Operations

The technology group Wärtsilä has taken a further important step towards developing its Smart Marine capabilities by successfully testing the remote control of ship...

South Korea’s Hyundai Merchant Marine Co Ltd Invests USD 417.61 million for 5 VLCCs

According to Reuters, South Korea's largest shipper, Hyundai Merchant Marine Co Ltd, will invest USD 417.61 million in five new very large crude oil...

DMAIB Investigation Report on Maersk Searcher and Maersk Shipper

Danish offshore supply ships Maersk Searcher and Maersk Shipper capsized and sank on the night between December 21 and 22, 2016. The incident took...