Coast Guard News

August 12, 2020
The container terminal in Beirut sustained only minor damages and has restarted its operations, German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd said in an update. “Following these positive news, we will immediately reinstate our services to the Port of Beirut, Lebanon,” the company announced.... [Read More]
August 12, 2020
Shipbuilder Damen recently launched two 85-tonne bollard pull ASD Tugs 2813 for Boluda Towage Europe at Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam. The tugs, both complying with the most recent IMO Tier III emission standards, are intended for operations in the Port of Zeebrugge as part of the extended concession for towage services.... [Read More]
August 12, 2020
The Port of Seattle Commission has approved another two years of funding for Washington Maritime Blue, a non-profit strategic alliance formed to foster maritime innovation and sustainability in support of an inclusive blue economy. ... [Read More]
August 12, 2020
Acting on dry cargo asset opportunities, Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S has announced new vessel deals. As informed, the company has added two bulkers to the existing newbuilding contract with shipbuilder Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering Co. (NACKS), a joint venture between China COSCO shipping Group and Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI). In June, Norden signed a contract with NACKS for four 61,000 dwt dry cargo Ultramax ships, scheduled for delivery in 2022. ... [Read More]
August 12, 2020
China’s Gloryholder Liquefied Gas Machinery has recently won a contract to supply LNG fuel system for two tankers being built for Sweden’s Tarbit.... [Read More]
August 12, 2020
On 6 August, Japanese shipping company NYK Line, shipbuilder Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU), and classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialisation of an ammonia-fuelled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC) that would use ammonia as the main fuel, in addition to an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB).... [Read More]
August 11, 2020
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (IoMSPC) has awarded contracts for technical advisory services and the construction of its new battery hybrid ferry. Houlder, a London-based design & engineering consultancy, will act as technical advisor in the design and build of the ship, while South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) will construct the vessel.... [Read More]
August 11, 2020
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (IoMSPC) has awarded contracts for technical advisory services and the construction of its new battery hybrid ferry. Houlder, a London-based design & engineering consultancy, will act as technical advisor in the design and build of the ship, while South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) will construct the vessel.... [Read More]
August 11, 2020
Germany’s customs and police officers have seized around 1.5 tonnes of cocaine discovered on board a container vessel at the Port of Hamburg, a spokesperson for the Customs Office in Hamburg confirmed to Offshore Energy.... [Read More]
August 11, 2020
Germany’s customs and police officers have seized around 1.5 tonnes of cocaine discovered on board a container vessel at the Port of Hamburg, a spokesperson for the Customs Office in Hamburg confirmed to Offshore Energy.... [Read More]
August 11, 2020
Terminal operator APM Terminals, part of Denmark’s Maersk Group, has decided to acquire a container terminal in Aarhus from local logistics company Aarhus Logistics Center (ALC).... [Read More]
August 11, 2020
Terminal operator APM Terminals, part of Denmark’s Maersk Group, has decided to acquire a container terminal in Aarhus from local logistics company Aarhus Logistics Center (ALC).... [Read More]
August 11, 2020
Dutch independent storage tank firm Vopak has started offering simultaneous LNG bunkering service at its Europoort terminal in the port of Rotterdam.... [Read More]
August 11, 2020
Dutch independent storage tank firm Vopak has started offering simultaneous LNG bunkering service at its Europoort terminal in the port of Rotterdam.... [Read More]
August 11, 2020
Imports at major US retail container ports during 2020 are expected to see their lowest total in four years as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the US economy continues, according to a new report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates. “The economy is recovering but retailers are being careful not to import more than they can sell,” NRF Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy Jonathan Gold said. ... [Read More]
August 11, 2020
Eagle LNG and Crowley recently marked the 100th bunkering event of liquefied natural gas to the latter’s ConRo ships from the Talleyrand facility located at the Port of Jacksonville.... [Read More]
August 10, 2020
Mauritius’ Prime Minister, Pravind Jugnauth, has declared a “state of environmental emergency” after Wakashio, a Japanese bulker that ran aground off the coast of the island nation, began spilling oil. Jugnauth said that the sinking of the vessel “represents a danger” for the people of Mauritius, according to the Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). ... [Read More]
August 10, 2020
Mauritius’ Prime Minister, Pravind Jugnauth, has declared a “state of environmental emergency” after Wakashio, a Japanese bulker that ran aground off the coast of the island nation, began spilling oil. Jugnauth said that the sinking of the vessel “represents a danger” for the people of Mauritius, according to the Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). ... [Read More]
August 10, 2020
The two offshore mast cranes on board OOS International’s semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) OSS Walcheren have been installed and load-tested, while the company’s SSCV OOS Serooskerke is now being prepared for sea trials.... [Read More]
August 10, 2020
A Feedermax container vessel accidentally rammed into a pier at Manila North Harbor port in the early morning hours of 10 August 2020, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said. ... [Read More]

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