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Two VARD Module Carrier for Topaz Energy and Marine

 Vard Holdings Limited has secured a contract for the design and construction of two additional Module Carrier Vessels for Topaz Energy and Marine (“Topaz”).... Sep 22 2016 6:29AM

Powerful New ATBs for Vane Bunkering

The bold blue “V” logo emblazoned on the green-banded white stack continues to proliferate on American waterways. Vane Brothers Company has been expanding its fleet with new construction.... Sep 13 2016 10:12AM

Seaspan Starts Fixed-rate Charter with Maersk Line

Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) announced today that it accepted delivery of a 10000 TEU containership, the Maersk Genoa. The new containership, which... Sep 11 2016 8:23AM

RAstar 3200 for Mauritius Ports Authority

Robert Allan Ltd. has added yet another vessel to its popular RAstar 3200 Series design, this one constructed by Hong Kong’s Cheoy Lee Shipyards for the Mauritius Ports Authority.... Sep 10 2016 7:00AM

Vision of the Fjords: 2016 Ship of the Year

 Vision of The Fjords, a futuristic carbon fiber tourist vessel operated by The Fjords DA, has won the Ship of the Year 2016 accolade at SMM in Hamburg.... Sep 9 2016 3:18PM

Gondan Launches Second Dual Fuel Tug Built in Europe

Today at Gondan Shipyard in Figueras, at high tide, the second Dual Fuel tug ever built in Europe – and the second of a series of three currently under... Sep 3 2016 8:29AM

Incat Crowther Designs another Ferry for Seastreak

In response to significant growth in passenger volume, New York ferry operator Seastreak has contracted Incat Crowther to design a 45-meter catamaran passenger vessel for its fleet,... Sep 2 2016 3:39PM
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Two VARD Module Carrier for Topaz Energy and Marine

 Vard Holdings Limited has secured a contract for the design and construction of two additional Module Carrier Vessels for Topaz Energy and Marine (“Topaz”).

The vessels, of VARD 9 21 design and measuring 123 by 16.5 meters, are sister ships of a series of 15 identical Module Carrier Vessels previously contracted by Topaz for delivery from VARD’s shipyards in Tulcea and Braila in Romania, and Vung Tau in Vietnam. They will be operated by Topaz through a consortium led by Blue Water Shipping....

Powerful New ATBs for Vane Bunkering

The bold blue “V” logo emblazoned on the green-banded white stack continues to proliferate on American waterways. Vane Brothers Company has been expanding its fleet with new construction. Recently the marine transportation company announced a contract for three ATB tugs to be built at the Conrad Orange Shipyard in Orange, Texas.

Designed by Greg Castleman of Castleman Marine, based in Panama City Beach, Florida, the 110-foot by 38-foot tugs will be mated to 80,000-barrel barges designed by Bristol Harbor Group and being built by Conrad Industries of Amelia, Louisiana....

Seaspan Starts Fixed-rate Charter with Maersk Line

Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) announced today that it accepted delivery of a 10000 TEU containership, the Maersk Genoa. The new containership, which was constructed at Jiangsu Yangzi Xinfu Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., is Seaspan's eleventh 10000 TEU SAVER design containership and fifth delivery in 2016.

The Maersk Genoa will commence a five-year, fixed-rate time charter with Maersk Line A/S ("Maersk"). Maersk may extend the charter with two consecutive one-year options.  The ship is the second of a total of two 10000 TEU SAVER design vessels to be chartered by Seaspan to Maersk....

RAstar 3200 for Mauritius Ports Authority

Robert Allan Ltd. has added yet another vessel to its popular RAstar 3200 Series design, this one constructed by Hong Kong’s Cheoy Lee Shipyards for the Mauritius Ports Authority.

The RAstar 3200 terminal support tug, Sir Edouard, was delivered August 21, 2016 for operation in the country’s economic, cultural and administrative centre of Port Louis.

The tug is named for Prof. Sir Edouard Lim Fat Kt, a well-known Mauritian personality equally noted for his contributions to the country’s growth and developmentat times of instability as for hispersonal qualities,...

Vision of the Fjords: 2016 Ship of the Year

 Vision of The Fjords, a futuristic carbon fiber tourist vessel operated by The Fjords DA, has won the Ship of the Year 2016 accolade at SMM in Hamburg.
 
The 40-meter-long, 399-passenger-capacity hybrid craft, which was completed by Brødrene Aa this summer, scooped the award for its unique approach to sustainable, sensitive and high quality operations in the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Nærøyfjord.
 
Vision of The Fjords looks, and operates, like nothing else on the water. Designed...


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