Tuesday, July 17, 2018

TIDEWATER AND GULFMARK TO COMBINE TO CREATE GLOBAL OFFSHORE LEADER

COMBINED COMPANY'S HIGH-QUALITY ASSETS AND BROAD OPERATING FOOTPRINT PAVE PATH FOR GROWTH AND IMPROVED UTILIZATION Tidewater and GulfMark Offshore have announced that the Boards of...

Vroon sells MPI Offshore to Van Oord

Van Oord has signed an agreement with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor. Van Oord will take over the...

IMRF celebrates successful Inter Regional Asia Pacific Mass Rescue Workshop

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity preventing loss of life in the world's waters, has held a two day Inter Regional...

Port of Oakland Container Imports at All-time High

Port of Oakland containerized import volume reached an all-time high last month, according to data released today. The port said it handled the equivalent...

Singapore ranked best shipping centre for fifth consecutive year

Singapore has topped the 2018 International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index as the world’s best shipping centre for the fifth year in a row,...

Gov’t to create offshore Bunkering zone for liquid cargo business

The Government of Ghana is set to create an offshore Bunkering zone to aid liquid cargo business as a means of refuelling and maintenance...

South Carolina Ports Authority Has Reported Record Container Volumes in FY 2018

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has reported record container volumes handled during the 2018 fiscal year.  SCPA’s container throughput was 2.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units...

Brexit: UK Gov’t Stockpiling Food Supplies at Ports in Case of ‘No Deal’

Emergency measures to keep Britain's food and drink industry afloat include stockpiling food ahead of 29 March 2019, the day the UK is scheduled...

Tariffs Make World’s Biggest Shipping Company’s Life Even Tougher

A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S may struggle to make a profit this year after the U.S. and China descended into a trade war that promises to hurt...

India: SSL Kolkata Grounding, Updates

Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited (known as Shreyas), operators of container vessel SSL Kolkata, have reported that the vessel remains aground in soft mud...