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Peters & May Introduce USA to Australia Vessel Shipping Service

Peters & May Introduce USA to Australia Vessel Shipping Service

Peters & May boat transport operator has announced the departure schedule of its newly introduced sailings from USA and Europe to the East Coast of Australia.   The first sailing is scheduled from Newport and Fort Lauderdale in early October with a return trip from Sydney and Brisbane to West Palm Beach, which will start […]

Nicaragua Canal to Slash Bunker Fuel Costs

Nicaragua Canal to Slash Bunker Fuel Costs

Considerable bunker savings will be made by carriers bound from Asia to the US East Coast via the announced $40 billion Nicaragua Canal, results of an analysis conducted by ShippingWatch show.   The Canal is expected to become a major rival to the Panama Canal, which has enjoyed full control on the passage of ships […]

Steady Sailing for Scorpio Tankers

Steady Sailing for Scorpio Tankers

Scorpio Tankers Inc. had a net loss of $0.6 million, or $0.00 basic and diluted loss per share, according to the shipper’s first quarter results.   The company’s fleet expanded for 12 vessels, as it took delivery of four vessels (one LR2, two MR, and one ice-class 1A Handymax) in July 2014 and eight vessels […]

Evergreen Improves Ireland and UK Services

Evergreen Improves Ireland and UK Services

Taiwanese-based Evergreen Line has revealed enhancements to its services to/from Dublin (Ireland) and Liverpool (Northwest England). From its hub in Rotterdam the line will offer a twice-weekly service to Dublin and dedicated slots on a weekly basis to Liverpool.   The move is designed to more effectively integrate the line’s services to/from the North of England and Ireland […]

Gail and Sumitomo Jointly Tackling LNG Market

Gail and Sumitomo Jointly Tackling LNG Market

GAIL (India) Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sumitomo Corporation, Japan (Sumitomo). Under the MOU, GAIL and Sumitomo will pursue business opportunities in natural gas and LNG value chain business globally, specifically covering cooperation in petrochemicals, natural gas procurement, pipelines and LNG.   GAIL and Sumitomo hold half of the capacity in the […]

Georgia Ports Authority Sets New Highs

Georgia Ports Authority Sets New Highs

  The Georgia Ports Authority moved more than 29 million tons of cargo, 3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) and more than 700,000 auto and machinery units in Fiscal Year 2014.   “The board and staff of the Georgia Ports Authority are to be commended for their outstanding achievements this year,” said Georgia Governor […]

Freeport-McMoRan Stays in Indonesia

Freeport-McMoRan Stays in Indonesia

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has disclosed that its Indonesian subsidiary PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) received approval from the Government of Indonesia to resume exports of copper concentrates. PT-FI will resume full operations immediately and concentrate exports are expected to commence in August 2014.   PT-FI has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Indonesia […]

First Ever CNG Carrier to Be Classed by ABS

First Ever CNG Carrier to Be Classed by ABS

ABS, a provider of global marine classification services, has been chosen to class the world’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) carrier ordered by Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s state-owned power company Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PT PLN).   The precedent-setting ship is to be built at Qingdao Wuchuan Heavy Industry’s shipyard in northern China. “As society’s […]

USNS Richard E. Byrd Saves Nine in Gulf of Oman

USNS Richard E. Byrd Saves Nine in Gulf of Oman

USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4), a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship, rescued nine crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel that had lost power, was taking on water and was adrift in the Gulf of Oman, on July 28, at approximately 9:00 a.m. local time.   The crew from Asaed requested assistance and […]

Höegh’s FSRU Lampung Operational

Höegh’s FSRU Lampung Operational

The PGN FSRU Lampung project offshore Indonesia reached an important milestone when the unit, along with its associated mooring and pipeline to shore was deemed mechanically complete and commenced commercial operation for its client Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN), on July 21, 2014.   The PGN FSRU Lampung further completed receiving its first cargo of LNG through a Ship-To-Ship (STS) […]

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