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Navios Charters Two MR2 Product Tankers

Navios Charters Two MR2 Product Tankers

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, an owner and operator of tanker vessels, announced today that the company has secured charter contracts for two MR2 Product Tankers. Nave Equinox and Nave Pulsar have been chartered out to an investment grade counterparty for one year at a rate of $14,813 net per day plus a $2,000 per day […]

Deepening of Houston Port Authority’s Terminals About to Start

Deepening of Houston Port Authority’s Terminals About to Start

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has furnished the Port Authority its draft permit for the Bayport Channel Improvement project, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday. The draft permit for Barbours Cut channel dredging will follow soon, he said. The projects at the Port […]

Navigator Adds Three More

Navigator Adds Three More

Navigator Holdings Ltd. has exercised its option to build an additional three 35,000 cubic meter ethylene/ethane capable semi-refrigerated liquefied gas carriers, in addition to the one vessel of the same size already under construction. The three additional vessels will be built at Jiangnan Shipyard in China for $78.4 million each. The carriers are specifically designed […]

Sumitomo to Get World’s First Long Rail Transport Vessel

Sumitomo to Get World’s First Long Rail Transport Vessel

Sumitomo Corporation has arranged the manufacturing and outfitting of the world’s first long rail transport vessel. The ship will be used for transport of 150 m long steel rails manufactured by Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC) at its Yawata Works facility. For many years, Sumitomo Corporation has supplied steel rails manufactured by NSSMC to […]

Greencarrier AB Pools Its Strengths

Greencarrier AB Pools Its Strengths

Greencarrier AB, which until now has operated as two separate organisations in Norway for its freight forwarding and logistics activities, has decided to merge them as one entity. The new combined organisation will form a part of the Greencarrier Freight Services division. Peter Nevhagen, CEO, Greencarrier Freight Services said: “By pooling our strengths, we can […]

Maran Nakilat Grows Fleet with Three New LNG Vessels

Maran Nakilat Grows Fleet with Three New LNG Vessels

Nakilat, Qatar’s premier gas transporter, has added three new LNG vessels to its fleet through its joint venture Maran Nakilat Co. Ltd., which has closed $807.4 million of refinancing provided by Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) and Barwa Bank. The refinancing deal was signed during a ceremony held in Doha on Tuesday 22nd April and attended […]

Singapore-Owned Tanker Raided in Malacca Strait

Singapore-Owned Tanker Raided in Malacca Strait

Armed pirates raided a Singapore-owned tanker in the Malacca Strait stealing several million liters of diesel fuel it was carrying, as informed by Malaysian marine police on Wednesday. According to the reports, ten armed pirates stopped the vessel, en route from Singapore to Myanmar, on early Tuesday off Klang port. After the pirates boarded the […]

Port of Hastings Sets the Stage for Container Expansion Studies

Port of Hastings Sets the Stage for Container Expansion Studies

Detailed environmental and planning studies for the Port of Hastings container expansion will soon be underway with specialist consultants now appointed. Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced the milestone last week after a six month procurement period to ensure the right contractors were on board to develop the business case, and complete detailed environmental studies […]

VIDEO: Three Injured Crewmen Airlifted from Vessel in Alaskan Waters

VIDEO: Three Injured Crewmen Airlifted from Vessel in Alaskan Waters

The U.S. Coast Guard safely medevaced three injured men from a vessel approximately 200 miles south of Kodiak on Monday, April 21. Two Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews hoisted the men from the 587-foot motor vessel Copacabana and transported them to Kodiak to meet commercial medical flight services who flew the men to […]

Agreement Signed for Development of Port Infrastructure in Vladivostok

Agreement Signed for Development of Port Infrastructure in Vladivostok

Under the instruction of Rosmorrechflot on April 18, 2014 in Vladivostok the agreement was signed between Vladivostok Administration, FSUE Rosmorport and LLC Inflot Worldwide Rus on collaboration for the purposes of development of urban port infrastructure for the cruise shipping. The document was signed by Igor Pushkarev, head of Vladivostok Administration, Alexey Nemkov, Deputy General […]

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