Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Agrees to Acquire up to Seven Dry Bulk Vessels From E.R. Capital Holding

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Agrees to Acquire up to Seven Dry Bulk Vessels From E.R. Capital Holding

THENS, Greece, Aug. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the “Company” or “Star Bulk”) (Nasdaq:SBLK) (Oslo:SBLK-R), a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes announced today that it has...
Lomar's Super-Eco Boxships Mark European Breakthrough for Thordon Bearings

Lomar’s Super-Eco Boxships Mark European Breakthrough for Thordon Bearings

Delaware Trader, the first of two 2,700TEU newbuild containerships that China’s Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard is delivering to Lomar Shipping this year, has been fitted with a seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing system from Thordon Bearings. The vessel...
Enercon’s E-Ship 1 with flettners. Credit: Carschen/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

Five Misconceptions of Wind Propulsion Solutions for Commercial Vessels

There has been a significant trend developing around wind propulsion technologies over the last 12 months and with potential fuel savings of 10-30% for retrofit installations and up to 50% for optimised new builds it is...
Hydrodynamic Analysis Database Gives Charterers ‘Sneak Peak’ Into Fuel Performance

Hydrodynamic Analysis Database Gives Charterers ‘Sneak Peak’ Into Fuel Performance

Propulsion Dynamics has responded to industry concerns over the expected spike in bunker fuel costs and increasingly stringent environmental legislation. The company’s new offering, Inferred Fuel Performance, allows a ‘sneak peak’ of a vessel’s expected performance...
Oil Spill In Port Arthur After Barge-Ro/Ro Collision

Oil Spill In Port Arthur After Barge-Ro/Ro Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Texas General Land Office launched an operation to contain an oil spill resulting from the collision between towboat Savage Pathfinder and the RoRo Endurance at Dock Four near Port Arthur,...
[VIDEO] Cruise Ship Azamara Pursuit Christened in Southampton

[VIDEO] Cruise Ship Azamara Pursuit Christened in Southampton

Cruise Ship – Azamara Pursuit – the latest fleet addition of the Azamara Club Cruises, a brand of Royal Caribbean Cruises was christened in Southampton, U.K., marking its official debut. “Since the announcement of Azamara Pursuit...
Iran to Launch Negin Port Container Terminal Phase 1

Iran Set To Launch Negin Port Container Terminal Phase 1

Director General of Ports and Maritime Directorate of Bushehr Province Siavash Arjmandzadeh said Phase 1 of the construction project of Negin Island’s container terminal is now complete. “With a length of 300 meters and a width...
Shell Gas to acquire Total’s 26% stake in Hazira LNG and Port

Shell Gas To ACQUIRE Total’s 26% Stake In Hazira LNG And Port

Shell Gas B.V., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, said on Monday that it has entered into an agreement with Total Gaz Electricité Holdings France to acquire its 26% equity in the Hazira LNG and...
Tourist Ferry with 1,000 Onboard Evacuated After FIRE Breaks Out

[VIDEO] Tourist Ferry with 1,000 Onboard Evacuated After FIRE Breaks Out

The boat, carrying 1,016 people, was traveling from the port of Piraeus near Athens to Chania on the island of Crete when the fire started. 875 passengers and 141 crew were onboard as the ship, The...
India-France To Begin Work On Maritime Surveillance Satellites Next Year: Image for representational purpose only: Courtesy: ISRO

India-France To Begin Work On Maritime Surveillance Satellites Next Year

India and France will commence the project of launching a constellation of maritime surveillance satellites by next year, an official of the French Space agency said. “The satellites will be designed to cover areas ranging from...