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Norway's Hammerfest LNG Plant Resumes Operation After 20-month Outage

May 27, 2022

Norway’s Hammerfest liquefied natural gas plant has resumed operation as planned and is preparing to restart LNG production, a spokesperson for operator Equinor told Reuters on Friday.The plant has been offline for 20 months following a fire in September of 2020…

Ukraine Restricts Corn Deliveries to Danube Port

May 17, 2022

Ukrainian national railway company Ukrzaliznytsia has imposed restrictions on corn transportation to the Danube port of Reni, APK-Inform agriculture consultancy said on Tuesday.It gave no reason for the decision, but it previously said that…

Fincantieri Delivers Viking Mars Cruise Ship to Viking

May 12, 2022

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has delivered the ocean cruise ship Viking Mars to the shipowner Viking. The ship was delivered on Thursday at the shipyard in Ancona.The 227 meters long Viking Mars will be placed in the small cruise ship segment…

Royal Caribbean Flags Slow Summer Demand in Europe as Ukraine Crisis Weighs

May 06, 2022

Royal Caribbean Group on Thursday flagged slow summer demand for European cruises due to the Ukraine crisis, after a dull first quarter as it reeled under a resurgence in COVID infections in some parts of the world.Shares of the cruise operator fell about 5% to $73…

Maersk Finds Potential Buyers for Its Stake in Russian Port Operator

May 05, 2022

Maersk has found possible buyers for its stake in Global Ports Investments, which operates ports in Russia as it withdraws from the country following a final cargo shipment this week, the Danish shipping group said on Wednesday.Maersk put its 30…

Havila Voyages Cancels 'Havila Cappela' Roundtrip Citing Insurance Issues

May 02, 2022

Norwegian cruise shipping company Havila Voyages has canceled an upcoming roundtrip in Norway with the Havila Capella cruise ship, citing unresolved issues with the ship's insurance coverage.'There is still an unresolved situation related to Havila Capella's insurance coverage…

Ukraine Formally Closes Four Ports Captured by Russian Forces

May 02, 2022

Ukraine has formally closed its four Black and Azov sea ports, which Russian forces have captured, the Ukrainian agriculture ministry said on Monday.The Azov Sea ports of Mariupol, Berdiansk, and Skadovsk and the Black Sea port of Kherson were closed 'until the restoration of control'…

First Ukrainian Corn Cargo Leaves Romanian Black Sea Port

Apr 29, 2022

A cargo carrying over 71,000 tonnes of Ukrainian corn finished loading in the Romanian Black Sea port of Constanta on Thursday, the first since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, the manager of port operator Comvex said.With Ukraine's sea ports blocked since the war started more than two months ago…

Harland & Wolff Wins Contracts for Dry Docking of Two Cruise Vessels

Apr 11, 2022

Harland & Wolff Group has been awarded a dry dock contract for two cruise ships from P&O Cruises and Cunard respectively that will occupy the Belfast drydock for 33 days in total. The companies have selected Harland & Wolff's 81-acre Belfast…

Barring Russian Ships from Rotterdam Port 'Not on Table' for now, Dutch PM Says

Mar 09, 2022

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said that barring Russian ships from the port of Rotterdam was 'not on the table' for now, since any such move would have to be decided at a European level.Rutte made the comments to reporters, while on a visit to Paris…

Russian Troops Enter Strategic Ukrainian Port of Kherson

Mar 03, 2022

Russian troops were in the center of the Ukrainian port of Kherson on Thursday after a day of conflicting claims over whether Moscow had captured a major urban center for the first time in its eight-day invasion.Russia's defense ministry said…

Belgian-backed TES Plans LNG Terminal in German Port Town

Mar 02, 2022

Hydrogen company Tree Energy Solutions (TES), backed by Belgian investor group AtlasInvest, said on Wednesday it would build an LNG terminal in the German North Sea port town of Wilhelmshaven, business newspaper Handelsblatt reported on Wednesday…

Lithuania Could Ban Russian Vessels from Its Ports

Mar 02, 2022

Lithuania's government will vote on Wednesday on whether to ban Russian vessels from its ports following the invasion of Ukraine, the BNS news agency reported on Wednesday.'Ships sailing under an aggressor flag will have no place in the Klaipeda port…

Vicente Boluda Fos to Receive France's Knight of the Legion of Honor Medal

Feb 21, 2022

Boluda Corporación Marítima CEO Vicente Boluda Fos will receive the Knight of the Legion of Honour medal in Paris on June 16, in recognition of outstanding services rendered to France by the Valencian businessman. The distinction will be awarded by former president of France Nicolas Sarkozy…

Large Offshore Wind Tower Manufacturing Plant to be Built at Port of Nigg, UK

Dec 03, 2021

Global Energy Group (“GEG”), the Scottish-based energy services company has agreed on terms with offshore wind tower manufacturing specialist, Haizea Wind Group (“Haizea”), to build a £110m-plus (~$146 million) offshore wind tubular rolling facility at Port of Nigg…

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