• Diana wins bid for Namura resale
    New York-listed Diana Shipping has emerged as the buyer of a sought after Namura Shipbuilding capesize. The Greek owner has paid just shy of $60m for its first cape since 2015 after the Japanese yard received multiple bids for the Tier III, 181,500 dwt ship that will hit the water ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 30.11.2021By Hans Thaulow
  • Pacific Basin debuts carbon neutral offering
    Hong Kong dry bulk shipping giant Pacific Basin has today launched its PB Carbon Neutral Voyage Programme. For customers wanting carbon neutral shipping, the company now offers the option of voluntarily offsetting voyage emissions from the transportation of their cargoes on Pacific Basin ships. Martin Fruergaard, the recently installed CEO ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 30.11.2021By Sam Chambers
  • Can dry bulk have success without excess?
    Felipe Simian, CEO of dry bulk firm Nachipa, on the markets ahead. Over the last two decades any sustained uptick in dry bulk freight rates has triggered a tsunami of newbuild orders. That was certainly the case when there were spikes in 2007-2008, 2010-2011, and 2013-2014. Will this time be ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 30.11.2021By Splash
  • CMA CGM implements incentive program to ease congestion at ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
    Starting on December 1, the CMA CGM Group will offer incentives to importers to pick up their containers from terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach within eight days of their arrival. This early container pickup incentive program will run for 90 days and is intended to ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 30.11.2021By Kim Biggar
  • British supermarket chain becomes latest retail name to charter in tonnage
    One of the UK’s largest supermarket chains has become the latest retailer to go public on its shipping activities. Asda joins a throng of big name retailers in chartering ships to deliver containers during 2021, a year that has thrown up more challenges to logisticians than any other this century. ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 30.11.2021By Sam Chambers
  • CIP assembles contractors for Danish energy island bid
    Danish fund management company, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has joined forces with four marine and offshore construction services players to develop the energy island in the Danish North Sea. The four chosen contractors are ACCIONA, Boskalis, DEME and MT Højgaard International, together called the NJORD Group. The group will be ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 30.11.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • SBM Offshore firms up Mero floater deal with Petrobras
    Dutch floater specialist SBM Offshore has penned contracts with Brazil’s Petrobras for the 22.5 years lease and operation of the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Alexandre de Gusmão. The FPSO will be deployed at the Mero field in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil, about 160 km from Arraial ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 30.11.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Wärtsilä joins with CCS and Tianjin Port in developing intelligent tugs
    Wärtsilä Voyage has signed a memorandum of understanding with the China Classification Society (CCS) and Tianjin Port to advance China’s intelligent vessel technology and deploy next-generation tugboat technology at one of the busiest ports in the world.  The next-generation intelligent tugboat is set to go into service in the fourth ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Euroseas fixes panamax boxship and eyes further deals
    Greek boxship owner Euroseas has sealed two new consecutive time charter contracts for its 4,250 teu . The 2009-built panamax boxship, which has been on around $200,000 per day hire since October, will go on a new charter for between two and three months at $130,000 per day. The charter ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Japanese reefer crashes into breakwater and spills oil in Hakata Port
    Panama-flagged reefer , owned by Japan’s Doun Kisen, collided with the breakwater and spilled oil while exiting the Japanese Hakata Port in Fukuoka. The incident took place last night at around 23.45 hrs local time with 22 crewmembers onboard, all reported safe. The cause of the accident is unknown, however, ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Belships fixes three more vessels on period deals
    Norwegian owner Belships has secured period time charter contracts with undisclosed clients for three of its bulk carriers, expected to commence within December 2021. The Oslo-listed firm has fixed the vessels for about 11-13 months at a gross rate of $22,500, $24,700, and $25,000 per day per vessel. No further ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • World’s first dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid car carrier set to enter service
    The world’s first dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) is set to start commercial operation this year to boost United European Car Carriers (UECC)’s efforts to decarbonise its fleet. The vessel, to be named , is the first in a series of three newbuild PCTCs with ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • RWE eyes 1.5 GW of floating wind in South Korea 
    German energy firm RWE and the Ulsan Metropolitan City will work together to develop floating offshore wind projects off the South Korean coast, aiming for up to 1.5 GW in capacity.  The City of Ulsan will provide its government relationships and local network to support RWE during the planning and ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Noreco CEO steps down
    David B. Cook the chief executive officer of Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has resigned from the company effective today. Noreco’s chief financial officer, Euan Shirlaw, will take on the formal role of acting managing director. “We would like to thank Mr. Cook for his contributions to Noreco and wish him ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Strohm and Seanovent team up on offshore wind-to-hydrogen
    Dutch-based thermoplastic composite pipe specialist Strohm and Norwegian subsea engineering firm Seanovent have entered into a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on offshore wind-to-hydrogen developments. The partnership will focus on developing hydrogen transfer solutions that are said to enable and improve the distributed green hydrogen concept, whereby green hydrogen is ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Feeder operators to wind down across the Pearl River Delta for six weeks ahead of Chinese New Year
    The latest curveball likely to have sizeable impact on global supply chains comes from south China, one of the most important manufacturing powerhouses in the world, where new Covid constraints are coming in at many local ports. Both Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Hapag-Lloyd have warned that may feeder operators ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Sam Chambers
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen poaches Lasse Kristoffersen
    Car carrier giant Wallenius Wilhelmsen has headhunted one of Norway’s best known shipowner CEOs to take the helm next year. Lasse Kristoffersen, who has been president of Torvald Klaveness for the last 10 years, has been tapped by Wallenius Wilhelmsen to become CEO early next year. Prior to Klaveness, Kristoffersen ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Sam Chambers
  • ‘COPtimists, meet the MEP-wait-and-C’
    In the space of a month the limitations of the United Nations (UN) to lead climate policy changes have been put in sharp relief. The UN had hosted COP26, a global annual climate summit at the start of November, from where a host of initiatives were launched to drive shipping ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Sam Chambers
  • Shanghai Jinjiang adds boxship pair at Yangfan
    Shanghai Jinjiang has exercised an option to build two 1,900 teu boxships at compatriot shipbuilder Yangfan Group. The option was attached to an order placed by Shanghai Jinjiang earlier this year for the construction of two vessels of the same type. The price tag for the pair that delivers in ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Spanish police uncover human trafficking operation onboard livestock carrier
    Spanish police arrested the captain of a livestock carrier which arrived in Cartagena from Libya on Saturday, cracking a human trafficking case. A Guardia Civil team found eight Syrians onboard who had been working under forced labour, without the right training or documents. The Syrians has been working on the ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 29.11.2021By Sam Chambers
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