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  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salvage crews have managed to move the grounded car carrier Hoegh Osaka to the almost upright position, with the vessel now listing only by 5 degrees, the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said. This means that the vessel will move from Alpha Anchorage at approximately 15:45 local time. It will be turned in the right direction. The Hoegh […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Grounded Hoegh Osaka has self-floated at high water and the intention is to tow her to a holding position in Southampton Water pending a full assessment of her condition, the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency said in the latest update. As informed by the agency, a decision on the next phase of the salvage operation will be made after […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Car carrier Höegh Osaka that was stranded in the Solent for 19 days set sail on Tuesday for Falmouth where it will undergo final repair. According to the latest vessel tracking data from Marine Traffic, Osaka was around three nautical miles from Falmouth, sailing on its own power. The repair is expected to take up to three weeks enabling […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    An investigation into the cause of the car carrier Hoegh Osaka’s listing has been launched by the UK’s Marine Accident Incident Branch (MAIB). The car carrier was grounded deliberately in the Solent on Saturday evening, January 3rd having suffered a heavy list after leaving Southampton Port. The vessel remains stable and is not taking in water […]

  • 11 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    DSME Christens World’s Biggest Containership Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has named the MSC Oscar, which with the nominal capacity of 19,224 TEU has claimed the title of the world’s biggest containership.…Read more VIDEO: Pieter Schelte Reaches Rotterdam The world’s largest vessel Pieter Schelte, owned by Allseas, has arrived in Rotterdam, the […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Grounded car carrier Hoegh Osaka, loaded with millions of dollars worth of cars, has been towed to the Port of Southampton after being stranded for 19 days in the Solent. The towing operation started yesterday at 14.45 GMT  with the assistance of four tugs and by 18.15 GMT she was safely alongside at berth 101 […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salvors from Svitzer managed to board the grounded car carrier ‘Hoegh Osaka’ yesterday, the UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency said in an update.   The car carrier ‘Hoegh Osaka’ remains grounded on the Bramble Bank in the Solent listing at 45 degrees. The car carrier was grounded deliberately in the Solent on Saturday evening, January 3rd having suffered a […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Weather conditions continue to hamper salvage activities aboard grounded car carrier Hoegh Osaka. All salvage activity is highly dependent on the weather, which is forecast to be very poor this week, peaking at 1800 on Wednesday to 0600 Thursday, UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) informed. Bad weather persisted over the weekend as well, preventing any activity […]

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Fincantieri Starts Building Seven Seas Explorer Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven Seas Explorer, the first super luxury cruise ship that the company is building for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, brand of the Prestige Cruise Holdings group.…Read more Four South Korean Yard Workers Crushed to Death Four workers of Geochung Shipbuilding’s […]

  • 18 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tug Collides with Hoegh Osaka One of the two tugs attached to Hoegh Osaka moved from her position on Saturday afternoon and collided with the listing car carrier, UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) informed.…Read more Libyan Army Bombs Second Tanker The Libyan National Army (LNA) has bombed another tanker in the vicinity of the […]

  • 11 January 2015

    One of the two tugs attached to Hoegh Osaka moved from her position on Saturday afternoon and collided with the listing car carrier, UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) informed. There were no injuries to personnel, but the tug received some damage and it was replaced by another tug. No pollution occurred during this incident. Bad weather […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    More favorable weather conditions in Solent allowed two new water pumps to be deployed on the Hoegh Osaka and its ballast system. However, no diving took place yesterday who were planning to inspect the hull of the ill-fated car carrier. The salvor’s helicopter is now on scene. A temporary danger area or air exclusion zone around the ship […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-flagged car carrier Höegh Osaka started listing and subsequently grounded at the entrance to Southampton, UK in January 2015 due to inadequate stability, a report from the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) shows. According to MAIB, the issue had not been identified prior to the vessel’s departure from Southampton’s port. Höegh Osaka ran into trouble as it […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Discharge of cargo from car carrier Höegh Osaka started on Tuesday, January 27th, the vessel’s owner Höegh Autoliners informed. The discharge is expected to continue over the few next days. The cargo in question includes more than 1,400 Land Rovers, Minis and Jaguars. As inspections by the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) and Maritime and Coastguard Agency […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Preparation of a repair plan for the car carrier Höegh Osaka is underway, according to the vessel’s owner Höegh Autoliners. The majority of the repair activities will relate to cleaning of compartments which have had water ingress and repair of smaller structural damages sustained due to movement of cargo and salvage operations, the company said […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Another car carrier has been left stranded in Southampton water for a week after it got stuck at Southampton docks, writes the UK’s Daily Echo. The RoRo vessel G Poseidon got in trouble in rough seas causing some of its cargo to break free and sustain damage, the newspaper added citing an undisclosed source at the […]

  • 1 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Giant Breaks 18,000 TEU Ceiling Maersk Line’s Triple E container ship behemoth Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller left the Spain’s Port of Algeciras yesterday loaded with 18,168 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units), beating the previous world record held by another Maersk’s Trip…Read more Another Car Carrier Gets Stuck at Southampton Docks Another car carrier has been left […]

  • 8 January 2015

    ITF Australia voiced concerns over the flag of convenience vessels transporting argoes around Australia’s coast and Great Barrier Reef.

  • 8 January 2015

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation has raised concerns about Flag-of-Convenience (FOC) vessels transporting highly dangerous cargoes around Australia’s coast and Great Barrier Reef. On Monday, the first consignment of liquefied natural gas was transported out of Gladstone aboard a BG Group-chartered, FOC tanker called the Methane Rita Andrea. “FOC ships are notorious for breaching safety […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Norway’s Hoegh LNG will stop paying dividends to investors as part of a move in reducing costs due to the uncertain environment caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Hoegh’s board has decided to suspend dividends, bonus scheme for executive management and onshore personnel until further notice, the floating LNG player said on Monday. The cost-saving plan […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Owner and operator of floating LNG import terminals Höegh LNG has named its 6th Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRU) on Tuesday, April 14th. The FRSU was named Höegh Grace at South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries by the Lady Sponsor Mrs. Dana Høegh. The 170,000 cbm FSRU is slated for delivery in the second […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A cruise ship has scratched Hoegh LNG’s FSRU, the Höegh Gallant, at a Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding’s yard. The Höegh Gallant was moored to a jetty on Wednesday, January 21st at the yard when a Carnival Cruises’ cruise ship, Costa Atlantica, on its way out, lightly touched her in the front, on the bulb. “This caused limited damage and no changes to […]