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  • 18 November 2013

    On Thursday the 14th of November four new ferries for Boreal Transport Nord were named at Fiskerstrand Verft. The four ferries which are named Herøysund, Husøy, Lovund and Tenna will operate on routes in the Helgeland area of Norway. All ferries have a capacity of 50 cars and 249 passengers. Two of the ferries have […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    MSC reiterated its commitment to the environment after it was called out as one of the EU’s top ten polluters.

  • 9 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Transas Marine Pacific Pte Ltd (TMP) in cooperation with PT MultiIntegra (Transas Group distributor in Indonesia) have successfully accomplished two simulator projects in Indonesia. Merchant Marine Schools BP2IP Mauk Tangerang and BP2IP Aceh have extended their training capabilities by adding Engine Room Simulators and a Full Mission Ship Handling Simulator to existing training facilities. Both […]

  • 2 April 2015

    Rotterdam-based shipping company Anthony Veder Group added two more LNG-powered sea vessels to its fleet at the end of 2014. The new ships, the company’s first ones with LNG tanks for cargo-independent dual fuel operation, will carry Liquefied Ethylene Gas (LEG) from petrochemical company Saudi Basic Industries Corporation’s (SABIC) Wilton facility on Teesside, United Kingdom, […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced the award and distribution of approximately $123.5 million for passenger ferry projects and ferry operators throughout the United States and selected territories. The funds will support existing ferry service on many of the nation’s waterways, establish new ferry service where it is needed most, and help to […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Regulation & policy, Vessels

    The Government of Canada has issued an advance contract award notice (ACAN), signalling its intention to purchase the motor vessel Villa de Teror as an interim measure to replace the ferry MV Madeleine.

  • 12 July 2016

    Ineffective team work between the crew members on the bridge and the pilot were identified as the immediate cause of an allision between the bulk carrier Capri and the tanker Brightoil Legend, which occurred in the port of Singapore in July 2015, according to a report from Transport Malta. At the time of the incident, Brightoil Legend was […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The newly expanded Panama Canal has significant implications for LNG trade, reducing travel time and transportation costs for LNG shipments from the US Gulf Coast to key markets in Asia and providing additional access to previously regionalized LNG markets, according to US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Furthermore, the canal will be able to accommodate 90 percent of the […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program has received 585 applications from across the country totaling $9.3 billion in requested funding – over 18 times more than the $500 million that will be awarded. 337 applications were received from the urban areas and 248 from rural communities. […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    China’s shipping firm COSCO Shipping (COSCOL) has been awarded a contract to transport modules weighing up to 1,800 tons from fabrication yards in Korea and Europe to the transshipment bases in the Black and Baltic seas. A fleet of 18 semi-submersible vessels and deck carriers will be utilized to perform about 60 shipments beginning in 2018 and […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport Malta is set to carry out a survey in order to gather the number of seafarers serving on Malta registered vessels, the CSB Group said. As informed, the survey is to be carried out at the end of June and December of each year and it is crucial that the required data reaches Transport […]

  • 14 November 2016

    Members of the European Parliament have urged Europe to include shipping emissions in the 2030 emissions reduction target through a maritime climate fund, in response to the decision by International Maritime Organization (IMO) to prolong any decision on a global agreement to cut emissions from shipping, Transport & Environment (T&E) said.   There is already […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Novel research within WAMSI’s Dredging Science Node will redefine how current dredged sediment transport models predict key pressure parameters such as sediment deposition rates within ecologically significant marine habitats. Sediment deposition and subsequent smothering of marine habitats such as corals and seagrasses is one of the mechanisms by which dredging can impact on the environment. […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Research & Development

    Cedigaz, the international association for natural gas, released a new study called “LNG in transportation” that looks into the prospects for LNG as fuel as well as market drivers, perspectives, existing and planned infrastructure. LNG as a potential transport fuel, especially in shipping and trucking, is attracting considerable interest. This is mainly a reflection of […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The Kenan Advantage Group’s (KAG), Merchant Gas Group said that its subsidiary, Jack B. Kelley, has completed a transportation agreement with Shell to deliver liquefied natural gas to its LNG fuelling lanes in the U.S. KAG is North America’s largest tank truck transporter and logistics provider. The company specializes in the logistics and transportation of […]

  • 9 July 2013

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) revealed today that Dockwise has recently been awarded numerous new contracts for heavy marine transport as well as transport and installation (T&I) services. The contracts were awarded since mid-June and carry a combined total value of approximately USD 175 million. Various short term heavy marine transport contracts were acquired, primarily […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Qatar-based Aamal Company Q.S.C. is venturing into vessel ownership and has set up a new subsidiary named Aamal for Maritime Transportation Services (AMTS) to pursue opportunities in this business sector. As informed, AMTS will take ownership of vessels initially to transport aggregates from Al Fujairah in the UAE to Mesaieed Industrial City in Qatar. By […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, one of the market leaders in Western Europe in the production of amphibious excavators and accessories, has developed a new amphibious machine, the Transporter. The Transporter is designed for transporting people and equipment through wetlands, deltas and poor load-bearing terrains. The undercarriage of the amphibious excavator is used for the Transporter. The models vary […]

  • 19 October 2015

    Today we are bringing you an interesting infographic showing a detailed review of maritime transport in 2014. The infographic, which is a part of UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport, provides an analysis of structural and cyclical changes affecting seaborne trade, ports and shipping. The infographic consists of the following parts: Seaborne trade The world economy […]

  • 19 October 2015

    Today we are bringing you an interesting infographic showing a detailed review of maritime transport in 2014. The infographic, which is a part of UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport, provides an analysis of structural and cyclical changes affecting seaborne trade, ports and shipping. The infographic consists of the following parts: Seaborne trade The world economy […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Qatar-based Aamal Company Q.S.C. is venturing into vessel ownership and has set up a new subsidiary named Aamal for Maritime Transportation Services (AMTS) to pursue opportunities in this business sector. As informed, AMTS will take ownership of vessels initially to transport aggregates from Al Fujairah in the UAE to Mesaieed Industrial City in Qatar. By […]