Coast Guard News

May 26, 2020
APL England, a 5,780 TEU containership sailing under the Singapore flag, lost around 40 containers in heavy weather while underway off Sydney, Australia, on May 25. The ship reported a loss of main engine power, leading to heavy rolling and a collapse of container stacks, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) informed. APL England was travelling from China to Australia when the incident occurred.... [Read More]
May 26, 2020
Norwegian short-sea operator Wilson ASA has signed a deal with German counterpart Arkon Shipping GmbH & Co. KG to make the largest short sea player in Europe. Under the deal, Wilson will take about 20 dry bulk carriers on a long-term lease from Arkons’ represented coaster fleet, including Hanse Eco newbuildings with delivery in 2 years’ time. ... [Read More]
May 26, 2020
Singapore’s Eastern Pacific Shipping has ordered three dual-fuelled LPG carriers that will go on a long-term charter to Norwegian energy giant Eqiunor. ... [Read More]
May 26, 2020
Jan De Nul has started the construction of its next-generation jack-up installation vessel Voltaire with a steel cutting ceremony at the Cosco Shipping Shipyard (Nantong) in China.... [Read More]
May 26, 2020
Scandlines’ hybrid ferry M/V Copenhagen has been retrofitted with Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution, Finnish auxiliary wind propulsion systems’ provider Norsepower said. The installation of the rotor sail on board M/V Copenhagen, a hybrid passenger ferry operating between Rostock, Germany and Gedser, Denmark, has been completed in just a few hours during a scheduled overnight stop, following meticulous preparation over the past few months, the company said. The rotor sail unit measures 30m in height and 5m in diameter.... [Read More]
May 26, 2020
Oslo-based Wallenius Wilhelmsen has pilot-tested Jotun’s remotely-operated proactive hull cleaning robot onboard one of its RORO carriers. Jotun Hull Skating Solutions combines remotely operated underwater robotic Jotun HullSkater, a special antifouling coating named SeaQuantum Skate and a range of customized services including inspection, technical service and performance level guarantees.... [Read More]
May 26, 2020
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and LTW (LNG Terminal Wilhelmshaven) have signed a build and charter deal for the Wilhelmshaven FSRU. ... [Read More]
May 26, 2020
Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP), one of the largest cruise destinations in northern Europe and a hub for ferries and RoRo traffic, has announced a new round of layoffs which will include around 55 dockworkers and office workers. The decision is being made amid a major impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the port operator’s business, especially for the transportation of new cars and cruise transport.... [Read More]
May 26, 2020
AET, a petroleum logistics unit of Malaysian energy logistics group MISC Berhad, took delivery of Eagle Petrolina, the first of four Suezmax Dynamic Positioning (DP2) Shuttle Tankers purpose-built for long-term charter to Brazilian oil and gas major Petrobras. Eagle Petrolina was built at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in South Korea, where her three sisters are currently under construction and due to be delivered later this year.... [Read More]
May 25, 2020
Swire Bulk, a bulk division of Singapore-based The China Navigation Company, has taken delivery of its new, log-fitted bulk carrier. Image Courtesy: The China Navigation Co. Pte. Ltd The 44,150 cbm Singan is traded worldwide with a strong focus on the logs trade in the Pacific and South Atlantic. ... [Read More]
May 25, 2020
Swire Bulk, a bulk division of Singapore-based The China Navigation Company, has taken delivery of its new, log-fitted bulk carrier. Image Courtesy: The China Navigation Co. Pte. Ltd The 44,150 cbm Singan is traded worldwide with a strong focus on the logs trade in the Pacific and South Atlantic. ... [Read More]
May 25, 2020
Taiwanese shipbuilder CSBC Corporation held a naming ceremony for two 2,800 TEU container vessels owned by compatriot Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. The two ships have been named YM Celebrity and YM Continent at CSBC’s Kaohsiung shipyard on May 20th. ... [Read More]
May 25, 2020
Norwegian dry bulk specialist Western Bulk has signed up with Oceanbolt, an Oslo-based tech startup, in an effort to leverage real-time insights into the dry bulk market.... [Read More]
May 25, 2020
The Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to Support Low Carbon Shipping – ​a key International Maritime Organization (IMO) initiative supporting ship decarbonization – plans to intensify its work on the ship-port interface to reduce emissions from ships. This was decided at the recent GIA task force meeting, which took place over videoconference on 14-15 May. During the meeting, 21 participants from the industry and the IMO Secretariat discussed progress on a number of ongoing projects and set tangible goals for the GIA up to 2023. ... [Read More]
May 22, 2020
Illustration; Image by Navingo Non-conformity incidents with the IMO and ILO regulations on board ships have dropped by 25% over the past year, according to the latest survey conducted by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).... [Read More]
May 22, 2020
Illustration; Image by Navingo Non-conformity incidents with the IMO and ILO regulations on board ships have dropped by 25% over the past year, according to the latest survey conducted by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).... [Read More]
May 22, 2020
Illustration; Image by Navingo Non-conformity incidents with the IMO and ILO regulations on board ships have dropped by 25% over the past year, according to the latest survey conducted by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).... [Read More]
May 22, 2020
Illustration; Image by Navingo Non-conformity incidents with the IMO and ILO regulations on board ships have dropped by 25% over the past year, according to the latest survey conducted by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).... [Read More]
May 22, 2020
Nippon Paint Marine’s new coating Neoguard Toughness is becoming popular among dry bulk owners, with almost 40 applications. The company said that its coating has been applied to the holds of 37 bulk carriers operated by owners that include Eastern Pacific Shipping, Synergy Group, Far East Lines, Iskenderun Shipping, and Wisdom Marine. ... [Read More]

Pages