Improved Service from USA to Middle East and Asia

We have extended our fixed discharge ports in the USA to Middle East and Asia service to include Port Klang, Malaysia and Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. We will provide a monthly direct service to both ports, alternating the new ports on the two monthly sailings in the service. We have already loaded 2 vessels for…

SITC Maritime to Construct 2 Containers

On 24 December 2010, SITC International Holdings Company Limited (“SITC International” or the “Company”, SEHK stock code: 1308) announces it signed contracts to commission an independent shipbuilding company to construct 2 container vessels for an aggregate consideration of US$39.6 million as part of the effort to expand its self-owned fleet of container vessels.

IHC Merwede Secures New Orders Worth 500 Million Euros

IHC Merwede is pleased to announce that it has recently secured assignments for vessels and equipment in its core markets of dredging and offshore to the value of €500 million. This further reinforces the group’s belief that there will be continued demand for its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support.

Wilhelmsen Launches Unitor Ultrasonic Cleaning

Wilhelmsen Ships Service has launched a new range of Unitor Ultrasonic Cleaning Machines. The series, which consists of four choices of cleaning unit capacity, includes some important advanced features, such as an ultrasound sweep function to ensure a uniform distribution of the cleaning function throughout the cleaning bath.

Daewoo Shipbuilding Targets $11 Billion Orders in 2011

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, the world’s second-largest shipbuilder, aims to secure $11 billion in orders next year, a spokesperson said on Sunday, confirming an earlier media report. Nam Sang-tae, chief executive of the South Korean shipbuilder, also told reporters on Friday that the firm took $11,2 billion in orders this year, higher than its…

NSCSA to Order two Petrochemical Tankers

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) announces that the Board of Directors of The National Chemical Carriers Ltd. Co. (NCC) (one of its affiliates) agreed in their meeting held on Tuesday 21st December, 2010 to sign a contract with SLS Shipbuilding Company of South Korea to purchase (2) Petrochemical tankers for a total…