Tailor-made Combi Freighter launched

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a carrier for oversized cargo to a business alliance whose main participants are Hartel Shipping and Hudig &Veder. The Damen Combi Freighter 3850 Hoogvliet was launched at Cruise Terminal Rotterdam last Saturday by lady sponsor Annefleur Janssen, the daughter of one of the participants of the business alliance, which will […]

GAC Bunker Fuels expands with new office in Norway

GAC Bunker Fuels has today announced the opening of its newest office, in Bergen, Norway, in a move to further strengthen its marine fuel and lubricant trading operation across the Nordic region. The Bergen office will be responsible for the trading of all grades of marine fuel and gas oil, as well as the full […]

Anti-piracy mandate for Indian flagged vessels

All Indian flagged vessels will be required to install an anti-piracy system, following a mandate from the Government of India and the Director General of the Ministry of Shipping. They will have until 30th June this year or the date of the vessel’s next annual annual ISPS audit, whichever is later, to implement onboard anti-piracy […]

Jaya delivers with pride

Jaya Holdings, operators of a Singapore offshore shipbuilding yard, today delivered a new state-of-the-art multi-purpose offshore support vessel Jaya Pride. “Jaya Pride is one of the most sophisticated vessels produced by Jaya’s Batam shipyard,” said Chief Executive Officer Venkatraman Sheshashayee, “a highly versatile DP2 workboat for offshore platform maintenance, one we have already fixed on […]

Bibby Ship Management wins BP North Sea vessel management contract

Bibby Ship Management has won a prestigious contract with BP Exploration Operating Company to fully manage four Regional Support Vessels (RSV) and an additional two new-build Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) for operation in the North Sea. The award of the contract marks a key milestone for Bibby Ship Management in its drive to build on […]