AAL ships 53-metre barge from China to Tahiti

PRESS RELEASE – AAL Shipping has demonstrated the lifting and cargo intake capability of its mega-size A-Class fleet with the transport of a heavy lift barge from Taicang, China, to Papeete, Tahiti. The barge weighed-in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

M-Star ships heavy modules to the Netherlands

M-Star Projects recently handled another shipment as part of the Perenco Southern Hub Area Rationalisation Project (SHARP). This time, three types of oversized gas modules had to delivered from the supplier in Jebel Ali to...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Crowley eyes merger and acquisition opportunities

PRESS RELEASE – Crowley Maritime Corporation is searching for growth opportunities. The company has hired Trish Skoglund as corporate director of mergers and acquisitions, guiding strategic investments that create sustainable growth and accelerate the company’s...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Scan Global opens first office in France

Scan Global Logistics (SGL) has opened its first office in France today. Following the successful expansion in Benelux, Poland, and the Czech Republic, the new office is expected to bring a strategic position to provide...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Rhenus acquires Arkon Shipping & Projects

The Rhenus Group, through its shortsea subsidiary Rhenus Maritime Services (RMS), has bought a majority stake of 60% in the Hamburg-based shipbroker Arkon Shipping & Projects. The shares were purchased from Arkon Shipping. Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

AAL Galveston joins the AAL fleet

The AAL Galveston has joined AAL’s fleet of breakbulk carriers. The vessel was already deployed on the company’s liner and tramp services but still carried its old name Pacific Alert. The vessel will soon be...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Salvage attempt Eemslift Hendrika successful

After the Eemslift Hendrika’s course changed and the risk of grounding became imminent, the salvage operation was brought forward and carried out Wednesday night 7 April. The Smit Salvage team was lifted on board at...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Dutch heavy-lift ship in danger of capsizing

The Dutch multipurpose vessel Eemslift Hendrika, which ran into trouble off the coast of Norway on Monday, is in danger of capsizing. The Norwegian coastguard fears for its coastline as the vessel has 400 tonnes...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

MSC ships 11 wagons across the Atlantic

MSC has shipped 11 ballast wagons from Antwerp to Montevideo in a single shipment. To accommodate the wagons, a bed of 24 fourty-foot flat racks was created, generating a surface area of nearly 675 square...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Charter rates continue to shoot up sharply

Demand for multipurpose vessels is booming. The charter rates have shot up by 7.6% month on month to USD 8,902 on average, shows Toepfer’s Multipurpose Shipping Index. That is nearly 18% more than this time last...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Ships are queueing through the Suez Canal

A day after Boskalis subsidiary Smit Salvage pulled the container ship Ever Given free, enormous container ships and tankers are once again sailing in large convoys through the Suez Canal in both directions. The Ever...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers