Tanker BW Danube Evades Pirates in Gulf of Aden

April 3, 2017 Uncategorized

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On 15 November 2011, BW Danube sidestepped a privateer assault in the Gulf of Aden. No wounds to the BW team or harm to nature have been accounted for.

A boat conveying eight privateers and furnished with a boarding step was seen moving toward the BW worked vessel at around 0418 GMT. A group of security gatekeepers locally available reacted in like manner, constraining the boat to prematurely end its assault and come back to the mother-dispatch. Installed solidifying measures and early recognition of the boat by a ready and careful BW group took into account provoke activity and a quick avoidance from threat.

BW’s coastal crisis group and the vessel were in nonstop contact with UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) amid the assault.

BW Danube was north-east of the Gulf of Aden in position 15-51 N; 055-08 E, roughly 70 miles south of Ras Mirbat, when the episode occurred. She was on the way from Rabigh, Saudi Arabia to Singapore on stacked section and has now continued her unique voyage.

About BW Danube

BW Danube is a 76,543 dead weight ton item tanker worked in 2007.

German Minister for Transport to Visit Port of Rotterdam

April 3, 2017 Uncategorized

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Tomorrow, Thursday 17 November, the German Minister for Transport Dr Peter Ramsauer, joined by Minister Schultz van Haegen and the German Ambassador to the Netherlands Dr Heinz-Peter Behr, will visit the port of Rotterdam.

Ramsauer has a specific enthusiasm for the water driven parts of the development of Maasvlakte 2. The chief of the venture association MV2, Ronald Paul, will get the guests in FutureLand. Paul will then take Ramsauer onto the recently made land. Paul will portray the development of MV2 in detail, for instance at the conclusion hole, the new quays at the holder terminals and the ‘Blockbuster’.

To finish up his visit, the pastor will join the leading group of the Port of Rotterdam Authority on a voyage through the port by vessel. On board, there will be a lot of chance for substantive dialog. Topics incorporate the Rotterdam Port Vision 2030, green portability, TEN-T, the Betuweroute and German transport strategy by and large.

Norway: Cosalt Offshore Orders Second 50-ton Spooling Winch from ACE Winches

April 2, 2017 Uncategorized

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Cosalt Offshore, which gives lifting, tooling and marine administrations to the oil and gas industry, has as of late requested a moment 50-ton spooling winch from ACE Winches as a component of a noteworthy interest in gear.

The second winch, bound for Norway, was requested after an inexorably appeal for the main, which has been in consistent operation in the North Sea since its conveyance in February 2011.

The winch bundle is intended to convey 50 tons of wire rope or umbilical and supplements Cosalt Offshore’s full scope of value lifting items for the vitality business. It will be utilized by Cosalt Offshore’s accomplished rigger groups to do spooling operations to expel or introduce vast wire ropes on board customer vessels.

Composed and worked at ACE Winches’ assembling office at Towie Barclay Works and exhaustively FAT tried on its 750-ton limit pressure driven Test Bed Facility, before conveyance, the winch framework has worked in hurl pay line tensioning and a modernized controls bundle.

Cosalt Offshore Chief Executive Officer Rod Buchan said: “This is a decent case of how we function with our providers to guarantee we have astounding items that are fit for reason. By working nearly in such a way, we are advancing a positive store network that is advantageous toward the North Sea industry in general.

“This bit of pack is a piece of a general multi-million pound speculation program in new hardware we are arranging over the coming months to guarantee we have the best stock in the business accessible to take care of expanding demand. Cosalt Offshore’s notoriety for outperforming customer desires and guaranteeing most noteworthy wellbeing benchmarks are met has helped us to secure record levels of work during the current year and into what’s to come.”

Expert Winches’ CEO, Alfie Cheyne, said: “This open door with Cosalt mirrors the benefit of working in close association with clients, which is the foundation of ACE Winches’ rationality. Our abilities in dealing with the aggregate venture arrangement in-house through our outline, building and venture administration groups are supplemented by our expert assembling and testing offices on location. At ACE Winches, we work couple with our clients, fitting our items to customers’ exact prerequisites and conveying outstanding administration and venture execution.”

Cosalt Offshore has about 300 faculty, including a group of multi-gifted specialists, situated in Aberdeen and its operations at Stavanger. The organization has practical experience in the administration of customer gear and administrations. The arrangement of administrations incorporates supply, contract, examination and repair of lifting gear, tooling and consumables, supply and adjusting of lifejackets, liferafts, submersion suits and rafts and seaward examination and test administrations.

The Netherlands: Vroon Offshore Services Receives New AHTS Vessel

April 2, 2017 Uncategorized

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Today, Wednesday 16 November 2011, Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) took conveyance of VOS Artemis from the Fujian Southeast Shipyard in China. VOS Artemis is an “A class” stay taking care of pull supply (AHTS) vessel. She is the fourth in a progression of six vessels being worked for Vroon at this yard, with the staying two vessels planned for conveyance in the coming months.

The “A-class” vessel is marginally more progressed than the “H-sort” and “T-Type” AHTS vessels additionally worked by Vroon, having a greater bow thruster (8 MT) and stern thruster (6 MT). Thus, these vessels have enhanced moving and station-keeping capacities. The VOS Artemis has a DP-1 documentation.

In a function held at the Shipyard in July, VOS Artemis was dedicated by Ms Monika Krogulska, accomplice of Mr Rob Heijliger, Regional Head Asia Asset Based Finance, ING Bank N.V., Singapore Branch.

VOS Artemis is relied upon to leave the yard right on time one week from now and will be worked by Vroon Offshore Services Pte Ltd in Singapore.


Length o.a. 59.25 m

Bar 14.95 m

BHP 5,150 BHP

Bollard Pull 66 Tons

South Korea: Vroon Takes Delivery of New Tanker

April 2, 2017 Uncategorized

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Vroon Shipping reported that today, Wednesday 16 November 2011, organization took conveyance of Iver Blessing, a 6,187-ton black-top/oil/synthetic tanker. The vessel was developed at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Ulsan, South Korea and is the rearward in a progression of four vessels to have been worked at the Dockyard.

A further two 6,255-ton black-top/oil/synthetic tankers, developed to ice-class necessities, are presently on request at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard and are booked for conveyance in 2012.

In a service held in Korea on 5 October, the vessel was named by Mrs Mette Olin Behnke, spouse of Mr Christian Behnke, Senior Relationship Manager, Danish Ship Finance.

The vessel will be worked by Iver Ships B.V. in Barendrecht, the Netherlands and will be utilized in the Far East.


Length o.a. 109.9 m

Bar 18.2 m

Profundity 10.0 m

Speed abt. 12.5 bunches

Primary motor Hanshin LH46L

M/E control 2,942 kW MCR @ 200 rpm

Freight pump limit 2×400 m3

Max. stack temperature 230°C

Norway: Havyard Signs Contract for Delivery of Two PSVs

April 1, 2017 Uncategorized

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Havyard Group AS has marked an agreement with the Indian transportation organization Global Offshore Ltd for conveyance of a PSV vessel, including a possibility for one further vessel. The Indian delivery organization, known as Garware Offshore until just as of late, has changed its name because of a development from just working inside India to working in the worldwide seaward market.

Worldwide Offshore is recorded on the Mumbai stock trade and needs to date 12 vessels in operation. The agreement is for conveyance of two boats of a Havyard 832 plan, vessels number 13 and 14 of this particular Havyard outline from the Herøy-based organization.

Chief Geir Johan Bakke of Havyard Group AS is enchanted with the new get, an agreement to the estimation of around NOK 500 million.

“Worldwide Offshore Ltd is a decent client of our own. These will be developments number 6 and 7 that our own shipyard in Leirvik will convey for this delivery organization; and the last one was the PSV vessel “Beaucephalus”, conveyed a year ago. This was a Havyard 832 L SE-outline. The way that the Indian transportation organization signs an agreement for two new supply vessels is acknowledgment of the work that we have done here at Havyard. Likewise, it is another affirmation of precisely how appealing the Havyard 832 has turned out to be,” says Bakke.

The equipping of these two vessels will be done at Havyard Group`s shipyard at Havyard Ship Technology in Leirvik, and the vessels will be conveyed amid the first and second quarter of 2013.

“This will likewise prompt to extensive subcontracts inside the business zones of Havyard Design and Engineering and Havyard Power and Systems. In addition, Norwegian Electric Systems, where Havyard Group is a co-proprietor, will convey finish electric impetus,” educates CEO Geir Johan Bakke.

Bad habit Chairman of Global Shipping Ltd, Aditya Garware, is likewise charmed with the new contract. “We are exceptionally cheerful to have the capacity to keep building up our superb participation with Havyard Group, a collaboration that has guaranteed a solid development for both of our organizations, says Garware.”

500 million Norwegian kroner = 86.2855 million U.S. dollars

Panama Canal Authority CEO Delivers Keynote Address at TOC Americas

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Alberto Alemán Zubieta, CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), displayed the keynote deliver to more than 300 members at the Terminal Operations Conference and Exhibition Container Supply Chain: Americas 2011 (TOC Americas).This is the third time in its 12-year history that TOC Americas has been facilitated in Panama. As one of the principle supports, ACP keeps on moving forward with its memorable Canal development. Alemán talked about the venture upgrades and the significance of Panama as a key component on the worldwide production network.

“We at the Panama Canal are respected to be a piece of TOC Americas,” said Alemán. “The Panama Canal has dependably been an essential part of the worldwide inventory network and the development of the Canal will change the substance of transportation as we probably am aware it – and will bring positive advantages for all – from the providers, coordinations industry, shippers, retailers and buyers.”

With its interesting area at the tightest point between the Atlantic and Pacific seas, the Canal has had an extensive impact on world financial and business advancements all through the majority of this century. Since its opening to universal business, the Panama Canal has changed exchange designs and made the world more available.

The Canal is growing the conduit to make another path of movement along the Canal through the development of another third arrangement of locks. What’s more, the passageways at the Atlantic and Pacific get to channels are being developed and extended. The finish of the $5.25 billion development venture is an inventive model that will convey both happenstance and change to the business. By permitting bigger vessels to travel and expanding limit, it will open the Canal to new courses and undiscovered market fragments.

About the Panama Canal Authority (ACP)

The ACP is the self-sufficient organization of the Government of Panama accountable for overseeing, working and keeping up the Panama Canal. The operation of the ACP depends on its natural law and the controls endorsed by its Board of Directors.

Greece: Navios Maritime Acquisition Charters Newbuild LR1 Product Tanker

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Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, a proprietor and administrator of tanker vessels, reported today that the LR1 Product Tanker Nave Andromeda of 75,000 dwt was conveyed from a South Korean shipyard and promptly started a 3-year contract out with two one-year alternatives at a net rate of $11,850 for the initial three years with 100% benefit sharing for rates underneath $15,000/day and 50/50 above $15,000/day. The benefit sharing equation is ascertained month to month and joins a $2,000 premium over the significant list.

The Nave Andromeda is relied upon to produce roughly $1.6 million yearly base EBITDA and $4.8 million of total base EBITDA, accepting working cost approximating current working expenses and 360 income days for each year.

About Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation

Navios Acquisition is a proprietor and administrator of tanker vessels centering in the transportation of petroleum items (perfect and filthy) and mass fluid chemicals.

Keppel Singmarine Receives Two Newbuild Contracts from Indonesia

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Keppel Singmarine, an entirely claimed auxiliary of Keppel Offshore and Marine (Keppel O&M), has secured two contracts from Indonesian clients worth a sum of about S$47 million.

The primary contract is for a Coal Transshipment Barge for rehash client PT Indo Straits Tbk, through its backup organization PT Pelayaran Straits Perdana and the second is for the development of three tugboats for another client, a universal transportation organization.

Mr Hoe Eng Hock, Executive Director of Keppel Singmarine said, “We are satisfied with these requests from our esteemed clients. It is a demonstration of Keppel Singmarine’s notoriety for on time, and on spending conveyances and the demonstrated track records of our venture execution and specialized plans.”

Keppel Singmarine’s agreement with PT Pelayaran Straits Perdana is a rehash request of the Coal Transshipment Barge, Straits Venture, which was conveyed not long ago.

Mr Richard Ong, President Commissioner of PT Indo Straits Tbk, said, “Straits Venture has been performing exceptionally well and we are sure that the second vessel will be similarly as effective. We hope to proceed with this organization with Keppel Singmarine as we grow our nearness in the area and turn into a main player in our portion.”

Outlined by Keppel Singmarine’s plan arm, Marine Technology Development (MTD), the vessel is fit for stacking 35,000 tons of coal for each day, and works in untamed ocean and troublesome transshipment conditions. It will likewise have the adaptability to bolster marine seaward designing operations in the oil and gas industry. The vessel is booked for conveyance in the final quarter of 2012.

Mr Hoe shared, “We want to extend our organization with PT Indo Straits Tbk taking after our conveyance of its first coal transshipment canal boat prior this year. We are extremely satisfied to keep supporting PT Indo Straits Tbk in their extension arranges.”

For the three tugboats requested, Keppel Singmarine will embrace the building and development of the turnkey ventures.

The three vessels, comprising of two 45-ton bollard pull tractor pulls with twin Voith Schneider Propulsion units and a 50-ton bollard pull Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) tugboat, are required to be conveyed in the third and fourth quarters of 2012.

The ASD tugboat will likewise be worked to MTD’s outline. A tugboat of comparable outline was as of late conveyed to Topahova Maritime SA of Liberia for work in Venezuelan waters in September 2011.

The above contracts are not anticipated that would have material effect on the net unmistakable resources and income per share of Keppel Corporation for the current money related year.

Singapore: Ocean Intelligence Announces New Management Structure

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Sea Intelligence, the Singapore-based marine credit investigation organization, has delegated John Phillips Manager Director. Phillips will likewise turn into an individual from the Petromedia Group Board and will be situated in Singapore.

John Phillips comes to Ocean Intelligence from his own counseling organization, Awyr Las Pte Ltd, which will keep on being run self-sufficiently.

Phillips was Global Credit Manager for driving marine powers provider Chemoil, before he exited to set up Awyr Las Pte Ltd, and before that Phillips was Operations Manager for Lloyds MIU.

Phillips brings solid authority and administration aptitudes and 24 years of involvement in the oceanic business, with specialism in ports and port office, tanker operations and shipbroking. Phillips has worked for a long time in marine acknowledge, both as an outside counsel and as a Credit Manager, so he brings priceless information.

Adam Dupre, the active Managing Director, has been selected Chairman of the Petromedia Group.

Remarking on the arrangement of Phillips, Dupre said: “John has been acquired to expand on Ocean Intelligence’s qualities and accomplish its objectives of dynamic development while effectively guaranteeing operational efficiencies, higher edges and expanding consumer loyalty.”

“John has a solid foundation, bringing sharp vital knowledge and broad universal experience.

“His outcomes arranged approach makes him a profitable resource. I am enchanted to welcome John to Ocean Intelligence and the Petromedia Board.”

The arrangement of Phillips is the initial step of an administration rebuilding which sees Ocean Intelligence getting experienced top of the line ability and advancing key staff as it plans to meet worldwide development openings.

Phillips is heading the following period of the rebuilding with more arrangements to take after before the begin of the new year.

With quick impact, Vernon Jayanathan is advanced from Sales Manager for Ocean Intelligence to Sales Director.

Jayanathan has more than 15 years of business experience working with expansive multinationals and also nearby and focal government associations.

“I might want Ocean Intelligence to be viewed as the supplier of decision for the individuals who are searching for a top notch provider of organization insight and credit reports,” said Jayanathan.

“My point is to set some genuine separation amongst us and whatever is left of the market by applying a constant concentrate on serving our customers.”

Jayanathan has a solid foundation in business improvement, counseling and record administration and a solid comprehension of the business and how to develop it.

Phillips said: “Vernon has had a huge influence in the business’ development to date. The experience he conveys will be an important expansion to senior administration as we grow our operations facilitate.”

Established in 2005, Ocean Intelligence is a main marine credit investigation organization. Sea Intelligence’s central goal is to give powerful and creative credit chance administration answers for bolster the delivery and wares areas in making precisely the privilege counterparty credit choices and amplifying practical business openings.

Sea Intelligence is a secretly held organization and part of the Petromedia Group.

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