Operation Atalanta’s warships are deployed off the coast of Somalia to ensure that the pirate attacks that terrorized seafarers in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden for a number of years are not allowed to resurge.
Archives for July 2016
Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore, a joint venture between Wilson Sons and the Chilean maritime services provider Ultramar, has taken delivery of a Damen PSV 5000. The vessel was built at shipyard in Guaruja, Brazil.
Deltamarin Ltd and Elomatic Ltd have signed a large scale tri-party engineering contract with MV Werften in Germany for the design of a Global Class mega passenger vessel.
Despite the current weakness in LNG shipping rates, Drewry maintains its bullish long-term outlook for LNG shipping and believes that the market will require more vessels than listed on the current orderbook, according to the latest edition of the LNG Forecaster report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Berge Bulk Maritime confirms that an incident involving its operated VLOC (Very Large Ore Carrier) “BERGE BUREYA” – (IMO/LR # 9297539) took place off Malaysia in the Malacca Strait earlier yesterday morning (July 26, 2016).
Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it has commissioned renowned Chinese artist Tan Ping to design the artwork to be featured on the hull of its soon to-be-unveiled Breakaway-Plus class vessel Norwegian Joy.
Global trade enabler DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has been voted “Best Sea Port – Middle East” for the 22nd consecutive year at the
recent Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS).
US East and Gulf Coast military installations are at risk of losing land—where vital training and testing grounds, infrastructure and housing now exists—as sea level rise moves the high tide line inland in decades to come, according to a Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) analysis released today.
The shipping industry must adopt a transparent, proactive approach to corporate governance or else risk exposure to business and reputational damage.