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  • 12 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Nordana was operating the only regular direct RoRo service from the US Gulf and East Coast into Libya until the unrest forced the temporary suspension of services in February. The official sanctions have now been lifted, which together with improved security in the region permits Nordana to resume service. “The increasing stabilization in the Eastern […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian RoRo shipping company Höegh Autoliners has named its fifth Pure Car Truck Carrier (PCTC) in the New Horizon series, Höegh Traveller, at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries in China.  Höegh Traveller is the fifth in a series of six Post-Panamax vessels to be delivered to the company by the end of this year. Earlier this month, Höegh Autoliners […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian RoRo shipping company Höegh Autoliners recorded a 4% increase in volumes carried in 2015 compared to the year earlier, despite the year showing a modest growth in global car sales of 1.7% year-on-year. The improved results were boosted by the addition of two out of six 8,500 car equivalent unit (CEU) Pure Car and Truck Carriers […]

  • 27 September 2016

    The foundation stone-laying ceremony for the French Port of Calais extension project took place on September 26, 2016, in the presence of François Hollande, the country’s president. The main partners of the Calais Port 2015 project signed a document which was sealed inside a concrete X-bloc, the emblem of the worksite. The project includes the creation of a […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received an order to construct a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, the country’s news site Yonhap News Agency reports. Although the terms of the deal have not been revealed, the contract for the construction of the 180,000 cbm vessel is estimated to be worth USD 193 million, Yonhap cited […]

  • 4 February 2015

    Italian authorities have found another charred body  on board the fire-stricken Norman Atlantic ferry, the Hellenic Coast Guard informed. The body was found on a truck cabin on deck four.  Italian authorities have transferred the body to the Forensic Medicine Institute in Bari, where identification activities are ongoing. The latest discovery brings the death toll to 12 people, with 18 people […]

  • 25 July 2019

    On July 24, the Panama Canal held a public hearing on its tolls structure modifications proposal.

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) acquires a minority stake in Italian shipping company Ignazio Messina & C.

  • 18 October 2018

    Fred. Olsen Express and Baleària are to introduce a new service between the Canary Islands and Huelva.

  • 30 October 2013

    STX Offshore & Shipbuilding held a steel cutting ceremony at its Jinhae shipyard on Oct. 23rd for Italian Shipping Company Ignazio Messina’s new ConRo vessel, the Jolly Vanadio. The vessel, scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2014, will be 240 meter long with 45,000 tons of deadweight and ability to accommodate 2,900 containers. In […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping operator of RoRo and passenger services Finnlines expects to benefit from the Port of Naantali’s expansion project as it would enable the company’s larger vessels to enter the port.  The Port of Naantali has started a construction work to extend an existing quay from 178 to 228 meters in order to create additional vessel […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Germany’s HHLA completes the acquisition of Estonia’s largest terminal operator, Transiidikeskuse AS (TK).

  • 2 April 2018

    Balearia’s first of two LNG-fuelled ferries, Hypatia de Alejandría, has been floated out.

  • 2 February 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      APM Terminals Liberia has officially started operations on schedule with the first port call of the CHARLOTTA. APM Terminals has taken over the 25-year concession agreement to operate the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, based on the government ratification in October 2010. The concession agreement also includes rehabilitating the quay wall, developing the container and general cargo activities and […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The Philippine Ports Authority is undertaking engineering projects worth P86 million to improve its various terminal management offices in Negros Occidental. According to The Philippine Information Agency, the renovation of Bacolod Terminal Office costs P58.58 million. Fetsy Diamante, the PPA Resource Division Manager said: “This includes a P16.9 million renovation of an old building to […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Europe’s short sea RoRo operator United European Car Carriers (UECC) has launched its new dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) TBN AUTO ECO. The vessel, which is the first of its kind ordered with an LNG fuel propulsion system, was built to Lloyd’s Register (LR) class. The next milestones for the ship will be sea […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian RoRo shipping company Höegh Autoliners concluded sea trials on its fifth Pure Car Truck Carrier (PCTC) in the New Horizon class series on August 9 in Xiamen, China. New Horizon hull 462E is part of a series of six Post-Panamax vessels that Höegh Autoliners will take delivery of within this year. The company will name the vessel on […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    When the Rader Hochbrücke, which crosses the Kiel Cana,l was closed for trucks in August, Vestas was likely to have problems with their wind turbine transports by road. Blue Water works closely with Vestas and chartered the ro/ro ferry “Clipper Pennant” with very short warning to transport the turbines by sea instead. Blue Water has […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Last year was profitable for Grimaldi’s Finnlines despite a decline in cargo volumes.

  • 24 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    GAC Norway has welcomed the TransAtlantic ice-breaking Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) ‘Tor Viking II’ to Hammerfest after its transit of the ice-bound North East Passage, under a new agency agreement that brings together two companies with plans for Arctic expansion. Berthing at the northern Norwegian port marked the end of the vessel’s voyage from […]

  • 5 December 2016

    Vattenfall Wins Kriegers Flak Tender with EUR 49.9 per MWh Bid Swedish energy company Vattenfall has won the tender to build the 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish part of the Baltic Sea with the lowest ever bid of EUR 49.9 per MWh, 58% below the original cap of EUR 120 per […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Afren today announces that Eni Ghana exploration and production Ltd. (“Eni”), operator of the Keta block which is located in the Volta River Basin offshore Eastern Ghana, has commenced drilling of the Nunya-1X (formerly named Cuda-2) exploration well with the Marianas semi-submersible drilling rig. The Nunya prospect is a four-way dip closed structure with a […]