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Optimarin Offering 5-year Parts and Service Guarantee

Norwegian-headquartered ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin said it has become the first manufacturer to offer a five-year parts and servicing guarantee. It’s a move that, according to CEO Tore Andersen,

Mombasa Port Traffic up 10 pct in Jan-Sept

Kenya's main port, Mombasa, handled 10.6 percent more cargo in the first nine months of this year, helped by an expansion of its handling capacity and a new railway system, the port’s management said on Monday.

Tomini Places Order for 3 Kamsarmaxes

 UAE-based Tomini Shipping has increased its fleet size further with an order for three Kamsarmaxes. The 82,000 DWT ships are being built by Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding Co, a successful private shipyard in China with over 40 years of shipbuilding experience.

Bahri Optimistic of Oil Tanker Market

 Bahri, a global leader in transportation and logistics, is very optimistic about the future of the oil tanker market and it believes that there will continue to be demand for this market, said Mohammed Al-Sarhan,

American Maritime for Puerto Rico Recovery

 The American Maritime Partnership – the voice of the domestic maritime industry – today issued the following statement to set the record straight on the importance of American maritime for Puerto Rico

GPA Approves Savannah Port Expansion

 The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has approved the rail and gate expansion projects that will significantly boost capacity at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal - North America’s biggest container terminal.

Cruise Ships & Environmental Risk: ‘No Silver Bullet’

LONDON - “Sustainability is core to the cruise industry; but there is no silver bullet or one solution to fit all.”  This was the key message that echoed across the panel of speakers at Thursday, November 16, 2017, IMMEDIASEA Shipping Debate Forum in London.

Boston Carriers Completes Contract of MV Nikiforos

 Boston Carriers announces that on October 2017, Nikiforos completed a spot voyage contract to transport approximately 33,000 tons of dry bulk cargo from South America to the Middle East.    The contract contributed approximately 1,283,000 USD in the revenues of the Company.

International Ship Repair Facility at Cochin Shipyard

 The Minister of Shipping in India,  Nitin Gadkari has said that Cochin is all set to become a global ship repair hub.    He was speaking at Cochin, after laying the  foundation stone for a INR 970-crore (USD 148 million) International Ship Repair Facility (ISRF) for Cochin Shipyard Limited.

INTTRA Unveils New Applications Suite

INTTRA, the electronic transaction platform, software and information provider, announced two new cloud-based products and enhancements. The first is a new Container Forecasting and Allocation Solutions

Ports of Durban and Cape Town Up Next for New Transnet Tugs

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) launched its penultimate tug as part of its R1.4 billion, nine-tug construction contract, at Southern African Shipyards.   UMKHOMAZI, meaning “place of cow whales” in isiZulu, will serve at the Port of Durban.

Crowley Carries Utility Poles for Puerto Rico’s Electrical Grid

Crowley Maritime  is transporting the initial batch of what will total 32,000 utility poles from the U.S. mainland to Puerto Rico to help restore the island’s power grid in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.