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Seafarer mental health is focus of industry-backed, training program4 months 2 days ago
Added: Oct 18, 2018 06:28
KVH Videotel has introduced a new training package, "Seafarers' Mental Health and Wellbeing," that will be available free of charge throughout the industry due to the critical importance of the topic. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
NOVATEK and Fluxys Plan to Build an LNG Terminal in Rostock4 months 3 days ago
Added: Oct 17, 2018 14:06
This week, a joint venture between PAO NOVATEK and Fluxys, signed a Land Lease Agreement with the Rostock Port for construction of a mid-scale LNG transshipment terminal located in the Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
ReCAAP: Piracy Incidents Drop to Ten-Year Low4 months 4 days ago
Added: Oct 16, 2018 08:48
A total of 64 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia during January-September 2018, according to Asia’s piracy watchdog ReCAAP. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Algoma Central Corporation Announces Cancellation of Croatian New Build Contracts4 months 5 days ago
Added: Oct 15, 2018 06:17
Algoma Central Corporation, a leading provider of marine transportation services, this week announced that it has taken steps to cancel its ... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Panama Canal sets a new tonnage record4 months 8 days ago
Added: Oct 12, 2018 06:42
The Panama Canal closed its 2018 fiscal year (FY 2018) with a record tonnage of 442.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), a 9.5 percent increase from the previous year. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
NACC Alicudi – World’s 1st Cement Carrier with IMO Tier III Diesel Engines4 months 9 days ago
Added: Oct 11, 2018 06:28
The 8,100 dwt NACC Alicudi has become the world’s first cement carrier equipped with IMO Tier III compliant diesel engines driving bulk handling... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Bay Ship and Yacht Wins Contract to Build First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Passenger Vesse4 months 10 days ago
Added: Oct 10, 2018 08:53
Bay Ship and Yacht Co., based in Alameda, Calif., has won a contract to build the first hydrogen fuel cell passenger vessel in the U.S.A. for Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine (GGZEM), a Bay Area company on a... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Coast Guard Tows Tanker in Distress off Nantucket4 months 11 days ago
Added: Oct 09, 2018 05:22
Tanker Feng Huang AO disabled by engine room fire... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Trade war threatens outlook for global shipping, warns new report4 months 16 days ago
Added: Oct 04, 2018 16:06
Seaborne trade expanded by a healthy 4% in 2017, the fastest growth in five years, while UNCTAD forecasts similar growth this year, according to its Review of Maritime Transport 2018. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
New LNG Vessel for Tokyo Gas Named4 months 16 days ago
Added: Oct 04, 2018 06:04
This week, a naming ceremony for a new LNG vessel was held at the Tsu shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) in Tsu city, Japan. NYK and Tokyo LNG Tanker Co. Ltd.,a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd., have a long-term charter contract for this vessel. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
The Challenge and Promise of India’s New Container Super-Port4 months 17 days ago
Added: Oct 03, 2018 08:21
Inter-city transportation in India includes coastal shipping that carries freight at very competitive tariffs. While container ships of 23,000 TEUs are now entering international service between Asia and Europe, India has Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Stolt-Nielsen Limited, Golar LNG Ltd and Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd Announce Joint $182 Million Investm4 months 19 days ago
Added: Oct 01, 2018 18:32
Golar LNG Limited announced this week an investment of USD 24.75 million in Avenir LNG Ltd. The investment is part of a combined commitment of up to USD 182 million from... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
With Ammonia, There's No “Chicken or Egg” Dilemma4 months 19 days ago
Added: Oct 01, 2018 07:10
Ammonia has so far been a little-considered future fuel for shipping, but it's proponents say it's one that does not suffer from the “which comes first, the chicken or the egg” dilemma that has plagued the adoption of LNG as bunker fuel. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Port of San Diego Hit with Ransomware; Hackers Demanded Payment in Bitcoin4 months 22 days ago
Added: Sep 28, 2018 09:15
The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security have been called in to investigate the matter Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Equinor Inks Deal for Two Shuttle Tanker Newbuilds4 months 23 days ago
Added: Sep 27, 2018 09:19
Norwegian oil major Equinor, formerly known as Statoil, has entered into contracts for two newbuilt shuttle tankers with the compatriot shipowner Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (Knutsen). Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Does Europe Have Enough Shipbreaking Capacity?4 months 24 days ago
Added: Sep 26, 2018 05:57
Under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation (SRR), vessels flagged in EU countries will have to be scrapped at EU-approved yards beginning next January. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Vinalines to build 2 terminals at $299 mln in Lach Huyen Port4 months 25 days ago
Added: Sep 25, 2018 06:29
Nguyen Canh Tinh, director of the state-run Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines), said its subsidiary, Haiphong Port JSC, would build terminals No.3 and No.4 at the port, the company said in its press release. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Report: Pirates Kidnap 12 Crew off Nigeria4 months 26 days ago
Added: Sep 24, 2018 08:53
Twelve crew members of a Swiss bulk carrier MV Glarus kidnapped off Nigeria. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Uljanik to Sell 3. Maj Shipyard4 months 29 days ago
Added: Sep 21, 2018 11:52
Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik Group has devised a new plan as the struggling company seeks to raise cash. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
ReCAAP ISC reports crew abduction in Sulu-Celebes Seas5 months 1 day ago
Added: Sep 19, 2018 19:31
According to ReCAAP ISC, this week, one incident of abduction of crew of the fishing trawler, Sri Dewi 1, in Sulu-Celebes Seas took place. In addition the report presents two incidents of armed robbery against ships that happened in Venezuela and Ghana. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
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