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  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Senior members of the US Navy and US Marine Corps visited HMS Queen Elizabeth in build at Rosyth ahead of key talks with the Armed Forces Minister Mark Francois last Thursday.  After meeting representatives of Navy Command Carrier Strike team, the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, and the ship’s company, they were given a brief on the […]

  • 3 July 2018

    US carrier, Matson last week christened its containership ‘Daniel K. Inouye’ specifically built to serve Hawaii at the Philly Shipyard.

  • 24 January 2014

    Senior members of the US Navy and US Marine Corps visited HMS Queen Elizabeth in build at Rosyth. After meeting representatives of Navy Command Carrier Strike team, the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, and the ship’s company, they were given a brief on the UK’s future carrier capability and a tour of the ship. The US and […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    US carrier Matson is to set up a fast containership service between the US West Coast and ports in Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga and Fiji, starting August 10, 2016.  With West Coast cargo to be transshipped at Honolulu, SPX will provide same-day-of-week South Pacific arrivals every 28 days, calling on Apia, Samoa; Pago Pago, American Samoa; […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    US carrier Matson plans to launch a new service from the West Coast to the Port of Naha, Okinawa, Japan, as part of its China-Long Beach Express (CLX) coverage. The new weekly service will commence with departures from Seattle on January 28, Oakland on January 31 and Long Beach on February 1 with a first Naha […]

  • 20 November 2014

    LPG exports are so dependent on the severity of winter in North America that all eyes are on the weather, as it hit demand for very large gas carriers (VLGCs) last year, according to the latest edition of the LPG Forecaster, published by shipping consultancy Drewry. Last year a shortage of propane in many areas […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    US carrier Matson has launched the construction of its two new combination container and roll-on/roll-off (Con-Ro) vessels at General Dynamics NASSCO’s shipyard in San Diego. The “Kanaloa Class” ships were designed specifically for Matson’s Hawaii service. Construction of the first ship is scheduled to be complete in 2019, while the second containership will begin construction in 2018 […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Carriers experienced varying levels of disruption from the US West Coast port labour dispute, but despite the near universal misery there was surprisingly at least one ‘winner,’ according to Drewry. Drewry examined data from the Marine Exchange of Southern California and found that the number of container ships anchored has been rising steadily since the start of the […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Matson doubled its net income for the 1Q 2018 as its Ocean Transportation and Logistics businesses exceeded expectations.

  • 22 September 2011

    HMCS Winnipeg is preparing for a Mid-Life Refit (MLR). The ship will receive extensive work to improve capability against modern threats as it reaches its mid-life period. The 12 Canadian-built HALIFAX class multi-role patrol frigates are considered the backbone of the Canadian Navy​. They can deploy anywhere in the world – with NATO, US carrier […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    US carrier Matson reported a net income of USD 34.1 million for the third quarter of 2017, up from USD 25.3 million posted in the same period a year earlier. Consolidated revenue for the third quarter 2017 was USD 543.9 million compared with USD 500.4 million reported for the third quarter of 2016. For the nine months […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK’s chemicals company INEOS has signed a long-term supply deal to deliver ethane from US shale gas to China, utilizing the world’s largest ethane carrier. The agreement, reached with SP Chemicals, will involve the construction of a very large ethane carrier (VLEC) which is expected to be delivered in 2019. With a capacity of 95,000 cbm, […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Drewry: US auto tariffs would negatively impact key U.S. ports, container lines and car carriers.

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Navy on December 22 awarded a contract for the towing and dismantling of the decommissioned aircraft carrier Ranger (CV 61) to International Shipbreaking, Ltd. Under the contract, the company will be paid USD 0.01, a price that reflects the net price proposed by International Shipbreaking, Inc., which considered the estimated proceeds from the sale […]

  • 9 December 2015

    About 100 LNG carriers and between 4,000 and 5,200 mariners would be needed to transport the five U.S. facilities’ full capacity of LNG once the five are fully operational, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). The US Department of Energy (DOE) projects that in the next few years the United States is expected […]

  • 15 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A number of container lines operating between the U.S. and Asia say they intend to implement congestion charges of up to USD 1,000 per 40-foot container (FEU) for cargo moving via U.S. West Coast ports, effective November 17, 2014, in response to labor-related terminal delays, TSA said in a release. Earlier this year shipping lines […]

  • 26 April 2006

    The retired aircraft carrier USS Oriskany will be sunk as an artificial reef off the coast of Florida, USA in May 2006. The Oriskany arrived aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida from Beaumont, Texas on March 22, 2006, where the Navy’s contractor will accomplish the final reef preparations. The carrier, built at the New York […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Some of the carriers that suspended their congestion surcharges last week for US West Coast ports have decided to push forward with their plans and introduce surcharges starting on or after November 26th. US Lines and Evergreen Line attributed to this decision the “deteriorating labour situation on the West Coast” which has reduced their respective […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    Response and salvage efforts had to be suspended due to weather conditions.

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Telia Carrier and Telxius have announced an agreement for multi-terabit capacity services combining transatlantic capacity from Telxius in the new 6,600 km MAREA cable system and Telia Carrier’s European backbone network. The combination of Telia Carrier’s extensive terrestrial European and North American footprint and Telxius’ newest transatlantic cable assets will not only provide both parties […]

  • 26 November 2009

    Statements from K Line, Hanjin Shipping and partners, state that they will reduce container services between Asia and the North America due to the traditional slowing of traffic at this time of year. The reductions are believed to equate to around 20 percent for services to and from the US West Coast with the East […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The companies will jointly market their respective fleets of pneumatic cement carriers.