CMA CGM celebrates today 40 years of a unique entrepreneurial story

CMA CGM celebrates today 40 years of a unique entrepreneurial story

40 years ago, on September 13th, 1978, Jacques R. Saadé launched the first maritime line between Marseilles and Beirut, with only one ship and 4 employees. This day marked the beginning of an extraordinary humane and...
MOL And Marubeni Sign Cooperation Agreement With JPPV In The Far East LLC

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Marubeni Sign Cooperation Agreement with Japanese Project Promotion Vehicle in the Far East LLC

MOL and Marubeni Corporation announced the signing of a business cooperation agreement with Japanese Project Promotion Vehicle in the Far East LLC (JPPV) (*1). JPPV is jointly established by Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Far East...
Kotug Smit Towage Performs Naming Ceremony For Tug "Southampton"

Kotug Smit Towage Performs Naming Ceremony For Tug “Southampton”

Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbour towage activities, in 2017 and 2018. One of this quartet, the ‘Southampton’ is currently operating in the Port of Zeebrugge. The ‘Southampton’ is an...
Adani, JNPT to bid for acquiring troubled Dighi Port

Adani, JNPT to bid for acquiring troubled Dighi Port

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Navi Mumbai and Adani Ports, India’s largest private sector port operator are likely to bid for the bankrupt Dighi Port. The Dighi Port was declared bankrupt by the National Company Law Tribunal...
SSTL confirms the successful launch of NovaSAR-1 and SSTL S1-4 satellites

SSTL confirms the successful launch of NovaSAR-1 and SSTL S1-4 satellites

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has confirmed the successful launch of two satellites, NovaSAR-1, a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite, and SSTL S1-4, a high resolution optical Earth Observation satellite.  The two satellites were launched into...
Odfjell Says Scrubbers don't make sense for IMO 2020

Odfjell Says Scrubbers don’t make sense for IMO 2020

Chemical tanker firm Odfjell said in a statement that it will not invest in scrubbers to clean fuel on its vessels in order to comply with new stricter emission rules from 2020. Odfjell instead plans to...
Incheon Port Plans to add new logistics complex on its northern wing

Incheon Port Plans to add new logistics complex on its northern wing

The South Korean government has planned to invest The South Korean government will invest 20.2 billion won ($18 million) to create a logistics cluster base around the northern mouth of the Incheon Port to upscale the...
Norwegian Cruise Line Offers Limited-Time Free Airfare for Norwegian Joy Alaska Sailings

Norwegian Cruise Line Offers Limited-Time Free Airfare for Norwegian Joy Alaska Sailings

The offer will be available to the general public for one day only on September 14, with past guests gaining early access on September 13. New bookings for a balcony or better will be eligible for...
The future HMCS Harry DeWolf, the first of Canada's Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessels to be built, floats for the first time following the ships launch today in Halifax Harbour.

Halifax Shipyard launches Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel

Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, was launched today, Sept. 15, 2018, marking a significant milestone for the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and the revitalization of the Royal Canadian Navy’s...
China's first domestically-built polar research vessel and icebreaker "Xuelong 2" launched in Shanghai

China’s first domestically-built polar research vessel and icebreaker “Xuelong 2” launched in Shanghai

China unveiled on Monday (10 Sept, 2018) its first icebreaker ship. Named ‘Xuelong 2’, it has been built domestically. Arctic Today reports that the Xue Long 2 icebreaker joins a fleet that currently consists of one...