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UPDATE: Sunken Cargo Was Bound for EnBW Baltic 2 Wind Farm

UPDATE: Sunken Cargo Was Bound for EnBW Baltic 2 Wind Farm

The offshore wind farm turbine parts that sank last Wednesday, together with the barge they were loaded on while under tow in the Baltic Sea, were intended for EnBW’s Baltic 2 offshore wind farm. The sunken barge was carrying 4 working platforms for the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, according to German utility company EnBW. […]

Canada’s Marine Ports Key for Trade Growth

Canada’s Marine Ports Key for Trade Growth

Canada’s Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt announced changes that will allow all Canada Port Authorities (CPAs) to enter into long-term lease agreements and use the lands they manage to generate increased revenues to support future port plans at the 56th annual conference of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities. Building on this year’s conference theme of […]

Avance Newbuilds Burning Again

Avance Newbuilds Burning Again

Avance Gas Holding Ltd  has been informed that there has been another fire incident involving cargo tank no. 3 on board hull 1074 under construction at Jiangnan Changxing Heavy Industry shipyard in China. No casualties or injuries have been reported, and the cause of the fire and its impact is currently being investigated. This is […]

Pareto JGO Shipbrokers Takes Over Derrick Offshore

Pareto JGO Shipbrokers Takes Over Derrick Offshore

Two top  shipbrokers in the specialist offshore market Pareto JGO Shipbrokers and Derrick Offshore decided to join forces. The transaction sees UK-based Derrick Offshore being acquired by Norwegian Pareto JGO Shipbrokers. Derrick Offshore will continue to trade under its current name and trademark, with all of the current directors and shareholders remaining with the company, […]

Busy Week for Nam Cheong

Busy Week for Nam Cheong

Building for stock has proven fruitful for Malaysia-based Nam Cheong Limited as the company cashes in approximately USD 90 million via sale of one Platform Support Vessel, one Accommodation Work Vessel, and two Anchor Handling Towing Supply Vessels. Leong Seng Keat, Nam Cheong’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are pleased to see that the strong momentum has continued, with these […]

MV Cape Ray Completes Destruction of Syrian Chemical Stockpile

MV Cape Ray Completes Destruction of Syrian Chemical Stockpile

The crew of the U.S. ship MV Cape Ray has completed the work of neutralizing Syrian chemical weapons components, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said in a statement on Monday. “This morning (August 18th), Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called Navy Captain Rich Dromerhauser aboard the US ship MV Cape Ray to […]

Scorpio Tankers Bolstering Fleet

Scorpio Tankers Bolstering Fleet

Scorpio Tankers Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement with an unrelated third party to purchase an MR product tanker that is currently under construction at SPP Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. of South Korea. The purchase price of the vessel is $37.1 million with delivery expected in September 2014. The company recently took deliveries […]

DOF Subsea Buzzing with Activity

DOF Subsea Buzzing with Activity

DOF Subsea, a subsidiary of DOF ASA, has been awarded multiple contracts, with a total value of approximately USD 135 million. In the Asia Pacific region, DOF Subsea has been awarded several contracts including project management and engineering, IMR services, and subsea installation work. The contract awards will secure utilization of the vessels Skandi Singapore, Skandi […]

M/V Pirgos Delivered to Her Owner

M/V Pirgos Delivered to Her Owner

M/V Pirgos, a 9000 DWT green general cargo vessel designed by Norden Ship Design Turkey and built by Anrun Ship Co. China has been  delivered to her owner Elefteros Maritime from Panama, the designer informed. The vessel, part of Norden’s new Eco Series  of general cargo vessels, features an innovative hull form and numerous green […]

Kurdish Oil Offloaded in Croatia

Kurdish Oil Offloaded in Croatia

Iraqi Kurds have found a buyer for their fourth major oil cargo shipment in Croatia. Hungarian MOL has bought 80,000m3 of crude, which will be sent to Hungary’s refineries through Croatia’s pipelines, local newspapers Jutarnji List confirmed. The tanker carrying the cargo entered the Port of Omisalj, Croatia on Saturday, and the crude was reportedly offloaded at […]

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