Category archives for: Super Yachting News

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 18 – 24, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 18 – 24, 2014)

Strike at Ningbo Port Turns Violent A massive strike by as many as 10,000 truck drivers at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port erupted into violence on August 20, as protestors clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields…Read more Engine-Room Fire Disables Tanker, Kills One Crewman U.S. Coast Guard air and cutter forces continue to assist […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 11 – 15, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 11 – 15, 2014)

Lilly Johanne Capsizes in Turkey Lilly Johanne, a live fish carrier, capsized in Celiktrans shipyard in Tuzla, Turkey, on August 7, iLaks reports …Read more Poland Eyes Canal Construction to Evade Russian Waters Polish authorities have revived plans to build a canal in order to connect the Baltic Sea with the Vistula Lagoon and, thus, […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 4 – 10, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 4 – 10, 2014)

Egypt to Build New Suez Canal Egypt is looking to build a new Suez Canal parallel to the existing one in a USD 4 billion project aimed at boosting the trade along the Canal, which offers the fastest …Read more Exclusive: Workers Left High and Dry as GoAGT Goes Insolvent Maritime security company GoAGT Ltd, […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 28 – Aug 1, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 28 –  Aug 1, 2014)

Australian Maritime Unions Standing Their Ground The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) have confirmed they will push ahead with a legal challenge to the Abbott Government’s …Read more Costa Concordia Changes Hands The notarial deed establishing the transfer of ownership of the Concordia from Costa Crociere to the […]

Vroon’s Livestock Carriers Almost Done

Vroon’s Livestock Carriers Almost Done

Construction of livestock carriers for Dutch owner, Vroon B.V is in full swing at COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard.   COSCO (Guangdong) has undertaken a total of 12 newbuilding projects for Vroon, among which are six livestock carriers, four of which have already been delivered on schedule, and six PX121 platform supply vessels. On June 24, the shipyard […]

Fraser Yachts Sells Five in Ten Days

Fraser Yachts Sells Five in Ten Days

Fraser Yachts has boasted its fifth yacht sale in just ten days. Whilst the summer period is traditionally a quieter time for yacht sales, 2014 seems determined to continue the positive path it set out on at the beginning of the year.   Last week the 26m ELENA B from Cantieri di Pisa was sold, […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 21- 25, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 21- 25, 2014)

VIDEO: Float-On and Transport of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard Following the successful parbuckling of Costa Concordia, and in anticipation of the pending refloat, Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary …Read more Dockwise Vanguard to Transport Costa Concordia Wreck? Dockwise Vanguard may be the solution for the transportation of Costa Concordia wreck to the scrapyard, since the […]

Readers’ Pick of the Week (July 14-18, 2014)

Readers’ Pick of the Week (July 14-18, 2014)

VIDEO: Float-On and Transport of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard Following the successful parbuckling of Costa Concordia, and in anticipation of the pending refloat, Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., provides…Read more LPG Tanker Attacked by Pirates off Trinidad An LPG tanker has fallen victim to a pirate attack in the vicinity […]

BMF Reports UK Boating Figures on the Rise

BMF Reports UK Boating Figures on the Rise

The full economic impact of the UK marine industry and spending associated with boating participation was estimated to total USD 11.45bn in 2012/13, according to a new report released by the British Marine Federation (BMF).   Latest industry trends results also announced by the BMF show encouraging signs of an upward trend for this key […]

UK Shipping Not Ready for Sulphur Switch

UK Shipping Not Ready for Sulphur Switch

Karl Turner, Member of the UK Parliament for Kingston upon Hull East, is asking for more time for the implementation of new sulphur limits in Emissions Control Areas (ECA). The new EU standards are coming into force on January 1, 2015, requiring all ships sailing in ECA to have a maximum sulphur content of 0.1%. According to Transport […]

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