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SHI Wins $314M Orders for 3 Shuttle Tankers

Mar 02, 2020

South Korean shipyard giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won a 361.1 billion won ($314.4 million) deal to build three shuttle tankers in Asia.The shipbuilder disclosed in a regulatory filing that Suezmax shuttle tankers will be delivered to the unnamed Asian shipper by July 2022…

Unix Line Convicted for Concealing Illegal Discharge

Mar 02, 2020

Singapore-based shipping company Unix Line PTE Ltd. pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court to a violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships.Unix Line admitted that its crew members onboard the 16,408 gross-ton oceangoing motor tanker…

CNO Michael Gilday Visits Ingalls Shipbuilding

Mar 01, 2020

America’s largest military shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday visited the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division.During his visit, Gilday toured the shipyard facility…

Diana Shipping Sells Dry Bulker Norfolk

Feb 27, 2020

Diana Shipping announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to sell to an unaffiliated third party, the 2002-built vessel Norfolk.The global shipping company specializing in the ownership…

Furgo Backs Australia’s Hydrographic Program

Feb 26, 2020

The Australian Government has selected Fugro to join the HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP) to increase Australia’s hydrographic industry capability.The panel of industry partners was chosen as part of a long-term strategy to ensure safe shipping routes…

Seaspan Buys Boxships Quartet

Feb 25, 2020

Hong Kong-based owner and manager of containerships in the world Seaspan Corporation has agreed to purchase a fleet of four containerships for approximately $367 million in cash.The ships include four 12,000 TEU vessels, with three built in 2018 and one built in 2017…

Iran Invests $857Mn in Maritime Industry

Feb 24, 2020

Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has allocated 36 trillion rials (about $857.2 million) allocated 36 trillion rials ($857.2 million) to develop the country's maritime industry, including the construction of 83 vessels.Mohammad Rastad…

Madely Joins Ecochlor as VP of Global Service

Feb 24, 2020

Ecochlor announced the addition of Michael 'Mick' Madely to fill a newly created position of Vice President of Global Service.  Madely has had a full career in the global maritime industry with over 25 years of experience in senior management positions in both Commercial and Technical roles…

Belships Sells Bulker to Marti Shipping

Feb 23, 2020

Belships ASA, a bulk carrier operator and ship management company, has confirmed that it  entered into an agreement with Marti Shipping & Ship Management of Turkey for a bareboat charter and subsequent sale of BELEAST.The 50 000 dwt bulk carrier…

Wärtsilä Navi-Port Tested for Just-in-time Sailing

Feb 19, 2020

Wärtsilä, together with project partners Carnival Maritime and HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center (HVCC), announced they have implemented and tested a new solution for just-in-time sailing.Together, the partners have achieved the exchange…

Diana Shipping Cancels Dry Bulker Sale

Feb 16, 2020

Diana Shipping announced that it has received a notice of cancellation of the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), between a separate wholly-owned subsidiary and an unaffiliated third party, to sell the 2005-built Panamax vessel “Calipso”, as previously announced…

K Line Orders LNGC with Hudong-Zhonghua

Feb 10, 2020

Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has ordered two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers with  with Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding backed by long-term contracts with Malaysia's energy giant Petronas.The 12-year contract to charter them to Petronas starts in 2022…

Sovcomflot Names LNGC SCF La Perouse

Feb 10, 2020

Russian state-controlled shipowner Sovcomflot (SCF) has named the 174,000m³ SCF La Perouse - the first of three LNG tankers on order with South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).The LNG carrier named after Jean-François de la Pérouse…

Harvey Gulf CEO to Remain Until 2027

Feb 10, 2020

New Orleans based offshore vessels company Harvey Gulf International Marine said it has signed an agreement with its CEO, Shane Guidry, to remain at Harvey until January 1, 2027.Guidry commented, “Over the past several years, Harvey Gulf has…

Austal Australia Launches Bajamar Express

Feb 06, 2020

Australian-based global ship building company Austal Limited announced that its Henderson, Western Australia, shipyard has successfully launched Bajamar Express, the first of two 118-meter, high-speed trimaran ferries under construction for Fred…

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