Coast Guard News

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
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
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]
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]
August 10, 2020
The Federal Court of Australia has handed a major legal victory to ten Australian seafarers who undertook a two-month sit-in to prevent their vessel, the MV Portland, from being replaced by foreign flag-of-convenience ships crewed by exploited workers, the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) said.... [Read More]
August 10, 2020
The Federal Court of Australia has handed a major legal victory to ten Australian seafarers who undertook a two-month sit-in to prevent their vessel, the MV Portland, from being replaced by foreign flag-of-convenience ships crewed by exploited workers, the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) said.... [Read More]
August 10, 2020
South Korean shipping major HMM has signed a sales and purchase agreement with French counterpart CMA CGM for the sale of its 50 per cent stake minus one share in Total Terminal International Algeciras (TTI Algeciras), a container terminal in the south of Spain.... [Read More]
August 10, 2020
Norway’s maritime-oriented technology company Klaveness Digital has introduced a new Supply Chain Analytics division aimed at accelerating digitalization throughout the dry bulk industry.  As explained, the move enables major players to identify value creation opportunities that can reduce demurrage, bunker consumption, and optimize working capital with the help of their own data. ... [Read More]
August 10, 2020
CMA CGM’s second ultra large LNG-powered containership is undergoing sea trials, according to the Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua.... [Read More]
August 7, 2020
The Port of Los Angeles has started using first zero-emissions top handlers in daily operations at the Everport Container Terminal as part of a pre-commercial demonstration project. “We are pleased with performance results that we are receiving from drivers, mechanics and Everport management as the equipment is tested daily in real-world conditions,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. ... [Read More]
August 7, 2020
The Port of Los Angeles has started using first zero-emissions top handlers in daily operations at the Everport Container Terminal as part of a pre-commercial demonstration project. “We are pleased with performance results that we are receiving from drivers, mechanics and Everport management as the equipment is tested daily in real-world conditions,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. ... [Read More]
August 7, 2020
The Port of Los Angeles has started using first zero-emissions top handlers in daily operations at the Everport Container Terminal as part of a pre-commercial demonstration project. “We are pleased with performance results that we are receiving from drivers, mechanics and Everport management as the equipment is tested daily in real-world conditions,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. ... [Read More]
August 7, 2020
The Port of Los Angeles has started using first zero-emissions top handlers in daily operations at the Everport Container Terminal as part of a pre-commercial demonstration project. “We are pleased with performance results that we are receiving from drivers, mechanics and Everport management as the equipment is tested daily in real-world conditions,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. ... [Read More]

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