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Knightsbridge Becomes Leading US-Listed Capesize Company

Knightsbridge Becomes Leading US-Listed Capesize Company

Knightsbridge Tankers Limited and Frontline 2012 Ltd. have agreed to combine Frontline 2012′s remaining fleet of 25 fuel efficient vessels with Knightsbridge. The newbuildings have expected deliveries between September 2014 and September 2016, with five vessels delivering in 2014, 14 vessels in 2015 and six vessels in 2016. Knightsbridge recently acquired five Capesize newbuildings from […]

Practical Results from SUPPORT Project to Be Presented Soon

Practical Results from SUPPORT Project to Be Presented Soon

Practical results from the SUPPORT (Security UPgrade for PORTS) project, co-ordinated by BMT Group Ltd and part-funded by the European Commission’s FP7 Security Research Programme will be demonstrated to key stakeholders at Stena Line’s ferry terminals starting at Masthuggskajen in the Port of Gothenburg on the 7th and 8th May 2014. Comprising a collaboration of […]

Madagascar Begins Salvage Operation for Grounded TROMSO

Madagascar Begins Salvage Operation for Grounded TROMSO

Madagascar authorities have begun a salvage operation off the country’s north coast to prevent a major oil spill from the grounded tanker TROMSO. TROMSO, managed by World Tankers Management Pte Ltd (WTM), Singapore, that ran aground in the Diego Suarez Bay on Apr 17th, was carrying around 10,000 mt of crude oil on board. The operation […]

Hong Kong Eyes Further Development as Maritime Hub

Hong Kong Eyes Further Development as Maritime Hub

BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, today announced the completion of a major strategic study – “Enhancing Hong Kong’s Position as an International Maritime Centre (IMC)”, undertaken on behalf of the Hong Kong Transport and Housing Bureau. The study aims to plot a development roadmap and strategy that will enable Hong […]

MOL-Operated BAOSTEEL EMOTION Released

MOL-Operated BAOSTEEL EMOTION Released

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced that the MOL-operated iron ore carrier BAOSTEEL EMOTION, which had been impounded by the authorities in Zhejiang Province, China on April 19, 2014, departed the port at 14:55 local time (15:55 JST) today. The impounding is connected to the two freighters that were chartered from Chinese shipowner Chung […]

Piracy on the Seven Seas at Its Lowest

Piracy on the Seven Seas at Its Lowest

The International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed that piracy on the world’s seas is at its lowest first-quarter level since 2007, but warns that the threat is still present. The latest IMB Piracy Report, published today, shows 49 piracy incidents in the first quarter of 2014 – the lowest first quarter […]

Kalmar to Support DP World’s Expansion at Jebel Ali Port

Kalmar to Support DP World’s Expansion at Jebel Ali Port

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded important orders to supply DP World’s Jebel Ali Port in Dubai with 125 terminal tractors and 12 empty container handlers. The orders were booked into Cargotec’s 2014 first quarter order intake with deliveries of the terminal tractors scheduled to be completed by the end of third quarter 2014 […]

NACKS Christens COSCON’s Latest Boxship

NACKS Christens COSCON’s Latest Boxship

Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS), a few days ago, held a christening ceremony for COSCON’s state-of-the-art 13386-TEU container ship, the COSCO ITALY. Ms. Yu Tao, Assistant Managing Director of COSCON, christened the new ship on April 18. Mr. Han Chengmin, President of NACKS, Mr. Deng Huangjun, Chief Financial Officer of COSCON and other guests […]

SurePure Breaks Ground in Contaminated Marine Diesel Purification

SurePure Breaks Ground in Contaminated Marine Diesel Purification

SurePure, Inc., a specialist in liquid photopurification, announced a breakthrough in the microbiological purification of contaminated marine diesel fuel, using SurePure’s technology as an alternative to biocide addition or excessive micro-filtration. The contamination of diesel fuel is a significant problem for the maritime shipping industry, leading to extensive waste of fuel and environmental contamination. The […]

ACP Announces Lane Closure

ACP Announces Lane Closure

Beginning Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at 0001 hours through Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 2400 hours, dredging operations will be conducted at the Gatun Lake entrance on the east side of Perdro Miguel Locks between the center wall and the east prism linem and north of the center wall. This dredging work is necessary for […]

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