Lloyd’s Register’s Technical Committee agrees rule and procedural changes to further support the introduction of new technology and new approaches to marine safety and environmental protection. The Technical Committee addressed the challenges of goal and performance-based standards; it heard that Lloyd’s Register is ready to reintroduce rules for nuclear propulsion and new rules for ‘stern…
Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd (NYSE:EXM – News), an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and a leading international provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, today announced that Mr. Charalampos Mazarakis, COO will be leaving the Company to pursue his career interests outside the shipping industry, joining National Bank of Greece, the leading Greek banking institution at a senior management role.
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) is pleased to start offering a service connecting Asia and Honolulu. “K” Line will further enhance its service coverage by this inauguration and provide a high quality package to its customers.
Shipping Corp. of India Ltd (SCI), India’s biggest ship owner by fleet size and revenue, will buy seven ships costing $661.3 million (Rs.2,942.78 crore) as part of a plan to expand capacity, two persons familiar with the plan said.
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Oslo Børs: SNI) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Stolt Tankers B.V. has agreed to acquire seven stainless steel parcel tankers in a series of separate transactions for a total consideration of $255 million, including takeover and upgrade costs.
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (with president Mr. Yasuhiko Katoh) has developed 66,000 dwt bulk carrier of next generation named “neo Supramax 66BC” as the first type of ships developed to reduce CO2 emission by 30% and launched it onto the market.
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded three contracts on the African subcontinent with a total value of approximately € 100 million.
For an unprecedented 17th year, Crystal Cruises, a wholly owned subsidiary of NYK, has been voted the “Best Large-Ship Cruise Line” for 2010 by the influential readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine (U.S.). The ultra-luxury line holds the distinction of having won the award more than any other cruise line, hotel, or resort in history. “To…
Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering , the world’s second-largest shipbuilder, said on Tuesday it had won a $510 million order to build one offshore platform for Chevron Corp.
A major Thai construction firm said on Thursday that it had signed an infrastructure deal with Myanmar, in a project that includes building a giant deep sea port in the impoverished nation.
Odfjell has entered into an agreement to sell two Kvaerner-class vessels to Stolt-Nielsen.
MOL President, Koichi Muto, announced on November 2 its cooperation with the non-profit organization (NPO) PH-Japan (PHJ*1) for ocean transport of medical and health supplies, including masks to prevent infection, to communities in Thailand and Cambodia.