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CMA CGM expands LNG fleet for cleaner container routes – DC Velocity

TransportationJanuary 2, 2019French cargo line receives first of four natural gas-powered containerships.By DC Velocity StaffContainer shipping heavyweight CMA CGM Group has taken delivery of the first in an order of four container ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) instead of fuel oil, saying in a Dec. 24 release…

Egypt closes 7 ports temporarily due to bad weather -sources, port official

Ramsgate 'can not be ready' for Brexit ferries

The Port of Ramsgate "can not be ready" for extra ferry services in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to the councillor for the harbour area.Seaborne Freight has been given a £13.8m contract to run a freight service between Ramsgate and Ostend in the event of a no-deal Brexit.However, Conservative councillor Beverly…

Pascagoula mayor, police assists in rescue operation on Round Island

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- After a casual tour on the water, a distress call led Pascagoula Mayor Dane Maxwell and Pascagoula officers to assist in a rescue mission on Round Island.Silver Ships, Inc. was conducting a scheduled demonstration of their new AM800 fire and rescue RHIB for the Pascagoula Police Department's Marine Division on Thursday…

Ship carrying 56k tonnes coal runs aground near port | Madurai News

Madurai: A cargo ship carrying 56,000 metric tonnes coal to the VO Chidambaranar Port in Tuticorin ran aground on its way to the port on Friday morning. Sources said that the Thailand vessel MV Kirana Naree that was heading from Singapore to Tuticorin had 22 crew onboard (17 from Thailand and 5 from India).It is learnt…

Saudi Arabia Complete Blockchain Pilot By Linking IBM (IBM) And Maersks (AMKAF) TradeLens For Cross-

Saudi Arabias customs authorities have successfully completed a pilot project linking IBM and Maersks TradeLens blockchain platform to its own cross-border trading platform FASAH. A press release sent out by Saudi Arabias customs authorities on December 26 disclosed the conclusion and findings of this pilot project.IBM…

Grupo TMM SAB (GTMAY) Downgraded by ValuEngine

ValuEngine downgraded shares of Grupo TMM SAB (OTCMKTS:GTMAY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Wednesday morning.Shares of Grupo TMM SAB stock opened at $1.79 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $29.23 million, a PE ratio of 35.75 and a beta of -0.51. Grupo TMM SAB has a 1-year low of $0.59 and a 1-year high of $1.83.

Brexit LATEST: Port towns fury as just ONE of 19 MPs attend crucial no deal meeting | Politics | N

Council chiefs in Portsmouth are furious after their Brexit planning meeting was snubbed by MPs (Image: GETTY•EPA)Politicians including international development secretary Penny Mordaunt, former Brexit minister Suella Braverman and health minister Caroline Dinenage all snubbed the meeting called by Portsmouth City Council…

Art honoring Alaska Native culture installed in Anchorage

A statue honoring Alaska Native culture has been put up in the state's largest city.The installation included the bronze statue of a Dena'ina woman holding dried fish, the Anchorage Daily News reported. She wears traditional dress hemmed with quills and stands before a rack hung with fish skins. A fish silhouetted in concrete…

Italian leaders send conflicting messages on migrants at sea

In this Monday, Dec. 24, 2018 photo and provided by Sea Watch, a migrants sits aboard the rescue ship Sea-Watch 3. Over 30 migrants saved in the central Mediterranean sea by the German no-profit rescue organization Sea-Watch are still stranded after five days at sea, because no European country is opening its ports to receive them.

The Navy goes in: HMS Mersey is now on patrol to catch illegal migrants

The HMS Mersey has begun patrolling the English Channel for illegal migrants as Britain steps up its response to the migrant crisis. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson confirmed on Thursday night the HMS Mersey had been deployed to the channel to assist with policing the waters between Britain and France. Williamson and…

WATCH: Cargo ship's lost containers wash up on Dutch islands

A bag containing dangerous powder washed up on a small Dutch island on Thursday, a day after a cargo ship called MSC Zoe lost some 270 containers in rough weather, officials said."A bag containing 25 kilogrammes of powder was found on the beach of Schiermonnikoog," said Jan-Willem Zwart, spokesman for the security services of the Frisian Islands…

$92MM Corpus Christi Dredging Contract Awarded  | Rigzone

by  Matthew V. Veazey|Rigzone Staff|Friday, January 04, 2019TweetA project to make the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) more accessible has taken a major step forward.A project to make the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) more accessible to larger oil tankers and other vessels has taken a major step forward.The U.S.

NTSB Lauches Probe After Southwest Jet’s Hard Landing « CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has launched a full investigation into the hard landing Monday afternoon at LaGuardia Airport.As CBS 2s Dick Brennan reported, Southwest Airlines Flight 345 arriving from Nashville, Tenn., skidded in flames down the runway as its nose landing gear collapsed after landing.“When we got ready to land…

Dangerous powder from lost cargo found on Dutch island

Dutch volunteers have been helping to collect the washed-up content from containers onboard the MSC Zoe (AFP Photo/Siese VEENSTRA)MoreThe Hague (AFP) - A bag containing dangerous powder washed up on a small Dutch island on Thursday, a day after a cargo ship called MSC Zoe lost some 270 containers in rough weather, officials…

$1M in wages recovered for Indian Empress crew

Almost $1 million in wages unpaid to the crew of the Indian Empress, now renamed Neom, have finally been recovered thanks to the work of legal experts from the maritime union Nautilus. The wages were accrued after the yacht was abandoned in Malta in September 2017. Following the sale of the superyacht to Sea Beauty Yachting for 35m in September 2018…

Cosco Shipping Ports Net Profit Soars By 70.1% For H1

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.Shailaja A. Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP), one of the world’s largest container terminal operators, said despite the the US-China trade war, as it posted a 70.1 percent jump in adjusted profit for the first six months ended 30 June 2018."2018 is a year full of challenges. Sino-US trade frictions…

India: Price, not distance, will be the key for crude oil purchases from US

Crude oil imported from America is not cheap and a charter from the US takes 40-45 days to arrive in India as opposed to the 5-10 days from the Gulf. Yet, there is a push to buy US crude oil as it is expected to bring down the trade imbalance between Washington and New Delhi.Sanjiv Singh, Chairman, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, says: US crude is compatible and comparable.

U.S.-bound Car Carrier on Fire In Pacific; Said to Hold Nissans

The mundane process of shipping thousands of vehicles from overseas factories to domestic ports, ahead of distribution to dealers, still contains an element of risk. And few situations are as feared by sailors as a fire at sea.Reports are rolling in about the fate of the Sincerity Ace, a Panamanian-flagged car carrier en route from Japan to the United States.

Cargo traffic through Ghana's Ports increase by 20%

Business News of Thursday, 3 January 2019Source: EOP2019-01-03Michael Luguje, Acting Director General, GPHA The acting Director-General of Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority,Michael Luguje has revealed that Cargo traffic through the Ports of Ghana grew by 20% in 2018 compared to same period in 2017.We have also seen our…