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Aker wins contracts to build two more ships

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard has won contracts to build two 850-foot-long container ships for Matson Navigation Co. of Honolulu that will carry cargo between the West Coast and Hawaii.With other ship orders in the pipeline, the 1,100 employees at the South Philadelphia yard will have enough work to keep busy for several years."The…

Car import delivery expected to arrive at Ramsgate – The Isle Of Thanet News

The Ciudad de Cadiz arrives at Ramsgate An ad-hoc car import delivery is expected to take place at Ramsgate tomorrow (January 25).The delivery is through transport and logistics company GEFCO UK Ltd, which previously had a deal with Thanet council for use of the port between January 2016-January 2017.It is expected to take around four hours with agency workers from HRGO unloading the vehicles.

Port Executive Director Delivers State Of Port Of Los Angeles Address

Executive Director Gene Seroka delivered the 2019 "State of the Port of Los Angeles" address this afternoon, providing updates on 2018 and 2019 highlights at the nation's largest port by container volume and cargo value. Seroka talked about the Port's business, environmental progress, technology and community development initiatives…

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Oasis of the Seas' norovirus outbreak among worst in a decade. But are cruises getting cleaner?

Oasis of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship, arrives with a flotilla at her homeport of Port Everglades, Fla., on Nov. 13, 2009. The cruise ship was about halfway through its voyage when passengers started getting sick.The illness, whatever it was, spread to 277 people by Jan. 10 before Royal Caribbean International's…

Hamburg Sud Sells Bulk Business Arm to China Shipping Co

Hamburg Süd and The China Navigation Company (CNCo), a subsidiary of the Swire Group, has announced an agreement for CNCo to acquire the bulk shipping business in Hamburg Süd which includes Rudolf A. Oetker (RAO), Furness Withy Chartering and the bulk activities in Aliança Navegação e Logística (Aliabulk).The bulk shipping business in Hamburg Süd operates from Hamburg…
The last picture of the Sentileses was taken in 2005 by Christian Caron

The Lost Island Whose Inhabitants Can Legally Kill You If You Come Near

Several attempts have been made to establish contact with the inhabitants of this island in the Indian Ocean, almost all of them rejected with arrows and spears by their inhabitants. So much so that the Indian government has created a zone of exclusion and does not take action if the inhabitants of the Sentinel of the north…

You cant report for duty, youre dead!  Nostalgia

Imagine being in the Royal Navy, being at war for four years and then, just before the armistice, have your ship torpedoed with the loss of 50 of your messmates. Thats what happened to sailors who served in the Portsmouth based pre-dreadnought battleship HMS Britannia in 1918. One of the survivors was Gunner William Tom Booth the grandfather of David Yates…
American Queen

American Queen Steamboat Company Announces Holiday Sailings - Cruise Industry News

The American Queen Steamboat Company has announced its holiday sailing program.Holiday sailings this season will again include the Christmas markets along the Lower Mississippi River, the company said, as the Southern Holiday Plantation Markets feature a cozier, more intimate and authentic experience, according to a press release.

Colombo Land Reclamation Done, Preparations Underway for Second Stage

Image source: Port City ColomboSri Lanka’s CHEC Port City Colombo marked another significant milestone last week with the completion of land reclamation operations. At a ceremony held on January 16, Xin Hai Long, the last of the four state-of-the-art dredgers used for the sand mining operation left the project site.

Johnson and IMA talk about reviving town

Johnson updated IMA, among whose membership is Member of Parliament Sidharth Cookie Bijlani, on his ministrys vision to bring life back to Philipsburg and the need for stakeholders collaboration. He assured IMA that Philipsburg will not be ignored: As a matter of fact, revitalisation of Philipsburg is a priority. Both parties…

Conrad Delivers North Americas First LNG Bunker Barge - The Waterways Journal

Conrad Industries Inc. announced August 20 the successful completion and delivery of the Clean Jacksonville, the first LNG bunker barge built in North America.The Clean Jacksonville was constructed in Orange, Texas, at Conrad Orange Shipyard, and the successful gas trial took place in Port Fourchon, La. The vessel will enter service for TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico in the Port of Jacksonville…

170 migrants believed to be missing in Mediterranean

An estimated 170 migrants have been lost in the Mediterranean in two incidents involving dinghies that left from Libya and Morocco, migrants organisations have said.Meanwhile a number of suspected migrants crammed into a small dinghy have been towed to the British coast at Dover by the Border Force, video appears to show.Aerial…
Dream's Palace

Dream Cruises Introduces New Features for Exclusive Area The Palace - Cruise Industry News

Dream Cruises has announced  new benefits and services for guests in the The Palace, the company's luxury ship-within-a-ship concept, "to further align the brand as the Asian equivalent of international all-inclusive, high-end cruise lines."Inspired by our international, luxury sister brand Crystal Cruises, The Palace concept delivers our Asian equivalent to this acclaimed level of cruising…

Almost 500 migrants brought back to Libya after foiled attempts to reach Italy

TRIPOLI/GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations criticised European countries on Tuesday for not allowing migrants to disembark at safe ports, as Libya’s coastguard said almost 500 migrants trying to reach Italy by inflatables had been brought back to the North African country. The 473 people found trying to cross the Mediterranean…

Navy ships in San Diego to get support from GenDyn NASSCO

SAN DIEGO, March 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Navy amphibious warfare and surface combatant ships home-ported in San Diego are to receive support services from General Dynamics NASSCO.The maintenance, repair and modernization support work will be conducted under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Navy contract with a total…

NPA Boss Receives Danish Ambassador, Pledges Enabling Business Environment

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Usman has said that the Authority is fully committed to the provision of the enabling environment for business to grow in the maritime sector.Hadiza Bala Usman stated this on Tuesday  while receiving the Danish Ambassador to Nigeria, MrJesper Kamp, who paid her a…

You cannot blame Amaechi for Onnoghen, APC Rivers problems Dakuku

By Egufe YafugborhiDr. Dakuku Peterside, the 2015 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State is a very close associate of the Transportation minister, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi who is generally dubbed as the leader of the party in the state.The party in the state has lately been thrown into hysteria…

China Gas taking delivery of Canada-origin LPG from US West Coast

China Gas, a Hong Kong-listed gas operator and service provider, is taking delivery of a small lot of Canadian-origin LPG from Petrogas via a third party at the US West Coast export terminal in Ferndale, Washington state, as Chinese buyers seek alternative, cheaper supply in the face of the US-China trade war.The cargo is expected to arrive in China on February 1…

Law requires public scrutiny of final port design : Cayman News Service

Cruise ship in George Town(CNS): The Department of Environment has said that when a developer for the George Town cruise and cargo project is selected, the final design must go through another environmental impact assessment, which will require public consultation. DoE Director Gina Ebanks-Petrie said that the previous assessment was for a design that is no longer under consideration…