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  • 22 January 2016

    CGG, a French-based geophysical services company, has announced that it will start a multi-client airborne gravity and magnetic survey offshore South Africa. The Petroleum Agency of South Africa (PASA) has authorized the program which will extend across two blocks totaling approximately 78,000 line kilometers. The survey areas are located offshore Cape Agulhas (West Bredasdorp area) […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Singapore-flagged containership M/V Wan Hai 506, owned by Taiwan-based shipping company Wan Hai Lines, was refolated after it ran aground following its departure from the port of Hong Kong on December 24, the owner said. The 2005-built boxship is now on its way to Shekou dry dock where it will undergo urgent repairs. The grounding of the 52,146 dwt vessel […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In the early hours of December 22, Windstar Cruises’ cruise ship Star Pride ran aground while coming into anchor at Isla de Coiba, Panama. “All guests and crew are safe. Guests were disembarked as scheduled for the day’s private island event,” the company said. Following the grounding, Windstar’s technical team inspected the ship and identified some areas […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 108,180 DWT containership Maersk Saigon, owned by the world’s largest container shipping company Maersk Line, ran aground at Port of Santos access channel in Brazil after departing the port on Monday. “On 7 December 2015 at 2.17 pm local time Maersk Saigon was grounded during her departure manoeuvre at the BTP Terminal in Santos, Brazil. “Maersk Saigon was […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, and South Korea’s shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) are in a dispute regarding a construction contract for the Songa Equinox drilling rig built by DSME.  Songa Offshore took delivery of Songa Equinox, the first rig in a series of four Category D rigs specifically built for and […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Cyprus-flagged container ship ran aground in Skatestraumen, south of Maloy, Norway, on Thursday morning, October 22, according to the National Air Ambulance Services of Norway. The 700 TEU BF Fortaleza was sailing from Bergen to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, when it suffered steering failure and ran aground in rocky shallows. The 1996-built boxship reportedly suffered large hull […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Cyprus-flagged container ship ran aground in Skatestraumen, south of Maloy, Norway, on Thursday morning, October 22, according to the National Air Ambulance Services of Norway. The 700 TEU BF Fortaleza was sailing from Bergen to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, when it suffered steering failure and ran aground in rocky shallows. The 1996-built boxship reportedly suffered large hull […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. port operator Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), plans to invest USD 152 million in the Port of Brunswick over the next 10 years to improve the facilities serving the port’s major business sectors, including automotive, breakbulk and bulk cargo. In one of those projects, the GPA intends to add a fourth berth to serve roll-on/roll-off cargo […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. port operator Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), plans to invest USD 152 million in the Port of Brunswick over the next 10 years to improve the facilities serving the port’s major business sectors, including automotive, breakbulk and bulk cargo. In one of those projects, the GPA intends to add a fourth berth to serve roll-on/roll-off cargo […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the annual Brunswick State of the Port event Tuesday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, Curtis Foltz, discussed an ambitious capital improvement plan for Brunswick terminals. “In order to ensure efficient processing of cargo, our capacity must remain higher than current demand,” Foltz said. “To that end, we will be improving Brunswick facilities serving each […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo Spirit, a 150,000 dwt crude oil tanker owned by Teekay Tankers, ran aground in the Bay of Cascais near Lisbon, Portugal, on October 17, after being battered by strong winds and high swells, according to local media. The 274-meter Tokyo Spirit got stuck just meters of the breakwater of the Cascais marina. The 2006-built tanker […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo Spirit, a 150,000 dwt crude oil tanker owned by Teekay Tankers, ran aground in the Bay of Cascais near Lisbon, Portugal, on October 17, after being battered by strong winds and high swells, according to local media. The 274-meter Tokyo Spirit got stuck just meters of the breakwater of the Cascais marina. The 2006-built tanker […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Dutch subsea cable logistics specialist WIND has been nominated by The Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KNVR) for the dutch Shipping Award 2015. WIND received the nomination for its pioneering role in the development of recovery of long distance, out-of-service subsea cable systems. The concept, developed by WIND in 2009, consists of converting cargo vessels […]

  • 15 September 2015

    Credit rating agency Moody’s said it has changed its outlook on Japan’s Inpex to negative from stable. The change of outlook to negative primarily reflects the uncertainties generated by the delay in the start-up of production and cost overruns at the company’s giant Ichthys LNG project in Australia, Kailash Chhaya, a Moody’s Vice President and […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A 177-meter bulk carrier ran aground at Umuryeri Point in the Bosphorus in the early hours of Wednesday, September 9, Turkey’s General Directorate of Coastal Safety reports. The Panama-flagged El Condor Pas was en route to the Port of Samsun on the Turkish Black Sea coast when it ran aground at around 5 am local time. The cause of the […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A 177-meter bulk carrier ran aground at Umuryeri Point in the Bosphorus in the early hours of Wednesday, September 9, Turkey’s General Directorate of Coastal Safety reports. The Panama-flagged El Condor Pas was en route to the Port of Samsun on the Turkish Black Sea coast when it ran aground at around 5 am local time. The cause of the […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ro/Pax ferry Sabuk Nusantara 34  ran aground on August 23 with 171 passengers on board shortly after leaving the Saumlaki port on Jaumdena Island, Indonesia, according to local media. The duty officer apparently made a navigational error due to the lack of fairway navigational marks in treacherous waters around the Jaumdena Island. The ferry hit a […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ro/Pax ferry Sabuk Nusantara 34  ran aground on August 23 with 171 passengers on board shortly after leaving the Saumlaki port on Jaumdena Island, Indonesia, according to local media. The duty officer apparently made a navigational error due to the lack of fairway navigational marks in treacherous waters around the Jaumdena Island. The ferry hit a […]

  • 31 July 2015

    John Williamson, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at eleven small craft harbors in New Brunswick.  Funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. port operator Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved a record 3.66 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Fiscal Year 2015, an increase of more than half a million TEUs. The 3.66 million TEUs crossing Savannah’s docks in FY2015 constitutes a 17 percent increase compared to the previous fiscal year. FY2014 was the first year in […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. port operator Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved a record 3.66 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Fiscal Year 2015, an increase of more than half a million TEUs. The 3.66 million TEUs crossing Savannah’s docks in FY2015 constitutes a 17 percent increase compared to the previous fiscal year. FY2014 was the first year in […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Greek catamaran ferry was safely evacuated with no reported injuries to its 253 passengers and crew after running aground off  the island of Tinos in the Aegean Sea on Sunday, the Hellenic Coast Guard reports.  The 1999-built Flying Cat 4 ran aground after reportedly missing the entrance to the Port of Tinos due to […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Greek catamaran ferry was safely evacuated with no reported injuries to its 253 passengers and crew after running aground off  the island of Tinos in the Aegean Sea on Sunday, the Hellenic Coast Guard reports.  The 1999-built Flying Cat 4 ran aground after reportedly missing the entrance to the Port of Tinos due to […]

  • 19 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twenty Filipino seafarers were evacuated on Friday, July 17th from a Singaporean-flagged ship that ran aground one nautical mile off Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur, the Philippine Coast Guard informed. Two of the 21 crew of the MV Alam Manis bulk carrier were earlier reported missing, one of whom was identified as C/M Henry Libo-on, who […]

  • 19 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twenty Filipino seafarers were evacuated on Friday, July 17th from a Singaporean-flagged ship that ran aground one nautical mile off Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur, the Philippine Coast Guard informed. Two of the 21 crew of the MV Alam Manis bulk carrier were earlier reported missing, one of whom was identified as C/M Henry Libo-on, who […]