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22 January 2018 Damen Shipyards Gorinchem has delivered five new harbour tugs to Empresa de Navegación Caribe, a subsidiary of Cuban maritime company Grupo Empresarial de Transporte Marítimo Portuario (GEMAR). Prior to the order being placed, all of the vessels were being held in stock at Gorinchem and were subsequently

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January 15th, 2018 Start of steel cutting for “Crystal Endeavor”, the first Polar Class expedition yacht for Crystal in Stralsund Today, MV WERFTEN celebrated the commencement of the construction on Crystal’s new luxury expedition yacht, “Crystal Endeavor”, with the cutting of the first piece of steel at their Stralsund site.

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Jan 15 2018 This week, Lauritzen Kosan has reflagged two of its ships to Denmark for the first time since 2003. The registers of the two vessels, the Helena Kosan and the Linda Kosan, have been changed to the Danish International Register of Shipping (DIS) as they begin a period

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15 January 2018 On 8 January, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) successfully inaugurated two new 8,000m3 trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs), built by Royal IHC in The Netherlands. Both dredgers had recently arrived at Adani’s Hazira Port in Gujarat, India, after their maiden voyage through the Suez

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11th January 2018 The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, has officiated at a formal ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of work on the latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe. Approximately 13 hectares of new paved container yard is to be

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12/01/18 Port Announces Banking Facility to Enable Expansion The Port has announced a new £12million banking facility with Lloyds Bank that will enable the next phase in its rapid expansion. Major investments will now be made in relation to terminal infrastructure and the construction of new warehousing, as well as

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11 January 2018 The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Petrocity, the parent company of the new port facility being built in the Brazilian city of São Mateus-ES, to develop a harbour tug design. The prime consideration is to maximise the ecological operational sustainability of

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10 January 2018 New vessels being built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard will be used to cater to the growing demand for the import of essential grains into Saudi Arabia Bahri Dry Bulk, a business unit of global transportation and logistics leader Bahri, has announced that it has secured a Sharia-compliant

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As an important part of fleet positioning ahead of the progressively stronger market that is expected, Concordia Maritime has chartered in two more MR (ECO) vessels, while also extending the contracts for two of the currently chartered MR (ECO) vessels by a further year. In parallel, a contract to charter

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Tomini Shipping greeted the New Year with the delivery and naming of three ultramax carriers, the vessels named Tomini Prosperity (63,503 DWT), Tomini Liberty (63,511 DWT) and Tomini Dynasty (63,657 DWT) were delivered on 3 January 2018. The naming ceremony was held at COSCO Shipping Ltd, Jiangdu city, China.  Nitin

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