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  • 30 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors has appointed Kim Hedegaard Sörensen as new CEO of Industrial Shipping at TransAtlantic as from 1 March, 2012. Kim Hedegaard Sörensen holds a Danish degree in Business Administration and an Executive MBA from IMD. He has held a number of executive positions at A P Möller – Maersk since 1994 including […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rederi AB TransAtlantic has entered into an agreement with [email protected] Shipping AB where TransAtlantic effectively outsources all the commercial activities of its Short Sea Bulk division, starting September 1, 2013. Additionally, the agreement sets the terms for the chartering out all of TransAtlantic’s short sea bulk vessels to [email protected] TransAtlantic will continue to have ownership […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    TransAtlantic’s business area Industrial Shipping recently announced a cost-cutting plan in order to turn the last quarters’ loss trend. As part of this and in agreement with the Maritime Officers’ Association, TransAtlantic now lays off 25 Swedish seafarers and also reflags four ships to Gibraltar and the Netherlands. Vessels affected are TransFighter and TransFalcon to […]

  • 23 May 2005

    At 1410EDT today, the first start gun will fire for the 2005 Rolex Transatlantic Challenge, the latest in a series of transatlantic races run by the New York Yacht Club since 1866. This year’s event celebrates the centenary of yacht owner Wilson Marshall and skipper Charlie Barr’s record-breaking race for the Kaiser’s Cup aboard the […]

  • 10 May 2006

    It’s the classic transatlantic route, 2,925 miles from Ambrose Light just outside New York to the Lizard, off the South West corner of Britain. The race route was drawn with knowledge of the Volvo Open 70’s potential and the prospect of challenging the Transatlantic record was just one of the lures to bring the race […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    TransAtlantic has received delivery of Magne Viking AHTS vessel from the Astilleros Zamakona S.A shipyard in Spain. The vessel will be flagged up in the Danish register of ships, DIS. Magne Viking is the third new‐build in a series of four, which are being built at the Spanish shipyard. The last vessel in the series, […]

  • 7 June 2007

    The first Superyacht Cup Transatlantic Challenge is planned for April 2008. The course will take the yachts on the traditional track across the Atlantic via the Azores and will finish in the Spanish Port of Vigo on the north west coast of Spain. There will be two classes, a performance sailing class and a ‘rally […]

  • 13 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    TransAtlantic has received the delivery of Brage Viking, an AHTS vessel from the Astilleros Zamakona S.A shipyard in Spain. The vessel will be flagged up in the Danish register of ships, DIS. Brage Viking is the last new-built ship in a series of four, which have been built at the Spanish shipyard. The vessel series […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Emerald Networks, Inc., a subsea cable system owner/operator that provides low latency transatlantic capacity to the wholesale market, announces that the Group is to install, for completion by the Spring of 2013, the highest capacity, low latency, transatlantic submarine cable system in order to meet the ever increasing high density data requirements between the U.S. […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    RETN, a provider of international data transmission services, has partnered with Aqua Comms, the operator of Ireland’s first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London, to deliver transatlantic capacity on Aqua Comms’ America-Europe Connect (AEConnect) subsea cable system. This cooperation enables RETN to obtain additional route diversity and expand its cross-border network to […]

  • 15 January 2007

    A new transatlantic race for super-sailing yachts has been announced by the organisers of the Superyacht Cup Palma, the organisation promoting a growing number of events for large sailing yachts. The new race will start from Antigua in April 2008 and is designed to attract yachts that would normally be crossing in delivery mode to […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hyundai Merchant Marine is ending its two Transatlantic loops to concentrate on its core trades.

  • 1 July 2007

    Beside the operations within product tanker shipping Broström has a network of ship agencies in several ports along the Swedish coast. They offer ship clearance, forwarding and chartering services for ship owners and other industry customers. One of the companies within the network is Percy Tham i Oxelösund AB, which since 2001 has been jointly […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Research & Development

    A transatlantic tunnel is a theoretical tunnel which would span the Atlantic Ocean between North America and Europe and would carry mass transit of some type—trains are envisioned in most proposals. Using advanced technologies, speeds of 500 to 8,000 kilometres per hour (310 to 5,000 mph) are envisaged. Plans for such a tunnel have not […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Singapore’s carrier X-Press Feeders will start operating under its own brand name the three services acquired last year from Swedish shipping company Rederi TransAtlantic AB (RABT), a subsidiary of Viking Supply Ships, Dynamar BV informed.  The services including TransBothnia, TransFeeder North and TransFeeder South have been since the acquisition offered under the TransAtlantic container brand. A […]

  • 9 January 2012

    LNG Energy Ltd. announced that the Peshtene R-11 well in Bulgaria has been successfully drilled to its total depth of 3,190 meters under the farm-in agreement with TransAtlantic Worldwide Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of TransAtlantic Petroleum. The Peshtene R-11 well, located on the A-Lovech exploration license, targeted the Middle Jurassic age Etropole formation. Peshtene […]

  • 23 September 2011

    LNG Energy Ltd. (LNG) announced that it has closed its previously announced farm-in transaction with TransAtlantic Worldwide Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TransAtlantic) to earn a 50% interest in a future production concession in northwest Bulgaria. Pursuant to the terms of the Transaction, LNG will initially fund up to US$7.5 million […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

     The newly launched AX4 container liner service operated by the G6 Alliance is to make regular once-weekly calls at EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven, starting on May 9, 2015. The service operates on the Northern Europe/USA East Coast trades from Bremerhaven, Rotterdam and Le Havre to Savannah and New York. Hapag-Lloyd has deployed four container ships […]

  • 20 April 2005

    Two of the world’s fastest racing monohulls are set to go head-to-head during the upcoming 2005 Rolex Transatlantic Challenge. The race starts May 21st off New York and after passing through a gate off The Lizard, finishes at The Needles, on the Isle of Wight, UK. Robert Miller’s 140-foot (43m) Mari-Cha IV may be a […]

  • 9 November 2015

    TransAtlantic AB, a subsidiary of Swedish Viking Supply Ships, has reached an agreement to divest its container operation to Singapore’s feeder owner X-Press Feeders and, in a separate transaction, to divest ship management operations to Sweden-based ship operator [email protected] The container operations to be sold consist of TransFeeder North Line, TransBothnia Container Line and TransFeeder South […]

  • 16 July 2008

    In the early hours of 15 July Thomas Coville, sailing the 105 foot trimaran Sodeb’O, crossed the Lizard finishing line to claim a new solo transatlantic record of 5 days, 19 hours, 29 minutes and 20 seconds. This beat the previous record, set by Francis Joyon in the ‘old’ trimaran Idec, wrecked on the way […]