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Nov. 11, 2014 at 06:10 by Mikhail Voytenko

Shanghai: China’s first domestically produced drillship, Reignwood Opus Tiger 1, was christened in Shanghai on November 8. It is the first such vessel where all intellectual property rights are exclusively owned by China. The vessel was constructed by Shanghai ... continue reading

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Nov. 11, 2014 at 06:09 by Mikhail Voytenko

Shanghai: Haikou Maritime Court announced that it will put two ships of the financially troubled Hainan Linhai Shipping up for auction on December 10 at the request of Haikou Haikong Loan Company. The two multi-purpose vessels, Lin Hai 588 and ... continue reading

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Oct. 24, 2014 at 05:37 by Mikhail Voytenko

General cargo vessel Seashell cancelled Kherson Port call, Ukraine, fearing probable arrest, prosecution and maybe even confiscation, on grounds of violating the EU and Ukrainian ban on ports of the annexed Crimea. Seashell was approaching Kherson on Oct 23, but ... continue reading

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Aug. 14, 2014 at 09:44 by Anke Fleischer

The Arctic Sunrise safely returned to the port of Amsterdam on Saturday August the 9th, after being detained in Murmansk, Russia, for nearly 12 months. However, Greenpeace informed that severe damage was caused to the ship, claiming for example that ... continue reading

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Aug. 6, 2014 at 12:57 by Svitlana Slavina

On Tuesday the President of Egypt - Abdel Fatah al-Sisi unveiled that Egypt plans to construct a new Suez Canal. A 45-mile waterway will be added alongside the current canal. The new lane will allow more ships to use the canal ... continue reading

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Aug. 1, 2014 at 08:56 by Mikhail Voytenko

Albros Shipping Co., Istanbul, would like to inform, that following vessels are still listed in Equasis database as belonging to Albros: -MV Volgo-balt 214 -MV Amur 2501 -MV Amur 2504 -MV Alexey Tarasov -tug boat “Tarpan” Vessels were sold some ... continue reading

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July 21, 2014 at 10:51 by Svitlana Slavina

At this weekend dozens of specialists were working on installation of the large segments transported from Wilhelmshaven for building of a new bascule bridge in Hamburg. The bridge weighing about 250 tons and its folding parts of 650 tons have ... continue reading

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July 21, 2014 at 07:39 by Mikhail Voytenko

In response to the annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia, the European Union has published Regulation 692/2014 of 23 June 2014, introducing trade sanctions in respect of goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol and on the provision, directly ... continue reading

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July 17, 2014 at 09:45 by Svitlana Slavina

Greece again is the Number One Shipping Nation on the water. This year the Greek shipping companies have reconquered this title. However, the acknowledgement is in anyway a benefit for the Greek mariners - two of three Greek seafarers are usually ... continue reading

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July 9, 2014 at 13:35 by Svitlana Slavina

On Monday the 7th of July a Nicaragua committee approved a route for the construction of a channel linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The estimated construction costs amount to about $40 billion. This project would be a potential competitor ... continue reading

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June 4, 2014 at 09:23 by Svitlana Slavina

French authorities tasked Maersk to pinpoint the location of nearly 500 containers, which were blown overboard the SVENDBORG MAERSK during a storm in February this year in the Bay of Biscay. The missing containers could be a hindrance for fishermen ... continue reading

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May 23, 2014 at 09:09 by Svitlana Slavina

The San Francisco Bar Pilots and US Coast Guard together with the global container shipping company CMA CGM tested the towing capability of ultra-large container ships in the San Francisco Bay on Wednesday, May the 21st. The ship that participated ... continue reading

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