October 2011



BAE Systems Shipyard launches chemical tanker

Otto Marine issues profit warning     31 Oct 2011

STX OSV secures four PSV contracts     31 Oct 2011

GDF Suez signs deals in China with CIC, CNOOC

ST Engineering - Agreement in respect of ropax contract


Frontline Ltd. sells a 1996-built suezmax tanker
  31 Oct

Safmarine discontinues service in Port Tangiers   31 Oct

Armed guards to protect UK ships     BBC News,   30 Oct

Cosco Zhoushan Shipyard delivered a bulk carrier

Boskalis - Harbour towage concession for Zeebrugge

Sembawang Shipyard awarded FSO tanker conversion

MOL, Osaka Gas subsidiary to co-own 2 new LNG ships

MHI to build new-generation LNG carrier   28 Oct 2011

ABS strengthens presence in Korea     28 Oct 2011

Cayman Islands Shipping Registry - Fees and charges

Star Bulk CEO discusses the company and European economy on the Fox Business network     27 Oct 2011

NYK in time-charter contract with ENI for 2 shuttle tankers

NYK enters Brazilian cabotage business     27 Oct 2011

Exxon Mobil declares fourth quarter dividend   27 Oct 2011

Costamare Inc. reports 3rd quarter 2011 results

DryShips signs $141m loan facility for four tankers

Capital Product Partners announces cash distribution

Port Rashid to become largest cruise centre in Mid East

Πανελλήνια Ναυτική Ομοσπονδία - Δελτίο Τύπου   27 Oct

MOL announces on time arrival performance results

Παραχώρηση κτιρίου Σχολής Λιμενοφυλάκων     26 Oct


Excel Maritime reports financial results
    26 Oct 2011


Hurricane Rina disrupts cruise itineraries
    25 Oct

Thailand: Flooding shuts down Bangkok airport  

Cargotec in strategic cooperation with Rosmorport


DP World handles 14.4 million teu in the 3rd quarter


Έργα στο λιμάνι του Πειραιά για το 2012     25 Oct 2011

Κατασκευή νέου κρηπιδότοιχου για κρουαζιερόπλοια

Άγονοι οι διαγωνισμοί εκποίησης επικίνδυνων πλοίων

Horizon Lines to discontinue trans-pacific FSX service

OW Bunker fuels recuirement drive for pysical division

BP third quarter 2011 results     25 Oct 2011

New fully automatic twistlocks enable
the latest Maersk Line vessels to offload containers as soon as they are secured
in port
    25 Oct 2011

Navios Maritime Partners reports financial results

Scorpio Tankers chartered-in a 2006-built product tanker

Stolt-Nielsen to acquire bulk-liquid terminal in Moerdijk

Keel laying for Royal Princess at Fincantieri shipyard


Cunard says 'I do' to weddings at sea after 171 years


ΠΝΟ: Συνέχιση απεργίας μέχρι την Τρίτη     24 Oct 2011

Navios Maritime Partners announces cash distribution


Top Ships Inc. announces corporate developments


Wärtsilä and EIB agree on €150m loan for R&D

Cosco Dalian Shipyard converted a VLCC to FPSO

TNK-BP receives license for offshore block in Vietnam

Boskalis acquires €125m mining contract in Surinam

Emirates Lines - Restricted commodities by rail in India


Saga Tankers - Sale of two 2000-built VLCCs
    21 Oct

Essar Shipping receives approval for listing of shares

Capital Product Partners - Time charters for 3 tankers

Rotterdam in top Russian container trade     20 Oct 2011

ΠΝΟ: Συνέχιση απεργίας μέχρι την Κυριακή     20 Oct 2011

Hapag-Lloyd launches new EcoCalc emissions calculator

Statement by the owners and managers of the M/V Rena


Swedish Club on MV Rena insurance arrangements



Frontline Ltd - Sale of suezmax and termination of charter


Golar LNG - Time charter for LNG carrier     20 Oct 2011


Greeks protest austerity measures
    19 Oct 2011

Emirates Shipping Line joins the ICS India China service

IMarEST: Preventing the arc flash hazard in ships

ΠΝΟ: Συνέχιση απεργίας μέχρι την Παρασκευή

Tsakos Energy Navigation declares quarterly dividend


Euroseas: Time charter for a 1998-built handymax


Aspo signs €20m loan agreement     19 Oct 2011

Atwood Oceanics orders ultra-deepwater drillship


Attica Group - Delivery of new-built ro-pax vessel


Teekay to acquire FPSO units and equity in Sevan Marine

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. declares distribution   19 Oct

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. declares distribution   19 Oct


Hapag-Lloyd celebrates 125 years of East Asia and Australia trade
    18 Oct 2011

Συνεδρίαση διοίκησης ΠΝΟ για συνέχιση απεργίας

Seanergy Maritime announces time charter for capesize


Paragon Shipping sells a 1995-built handymax for $14m



Safe Bulkers reports results and declares dividend


Atwood Oceanics announces drilling services contract

Rolls-Royce to power 18 new tugs being built in China

Tallink reached net profit of €38m     18 Oct 2011

MOL table top drill tests response to possible accident

Πρώτη συνεδρίαση της Επιτροπής Λιμένων Κρουαζιέρας

Cosco Zhoushan shipyard delivered 57000dwt bulk carrier

NYK adds CO2 e-calculator tool to its group websites

Cargotec wins major port automation contract in LA


NSCSA announces financial results
    17 Oct 2011

Vroon BV - Delivery of field-support vessel   17 Oct 2011

Gazprom, Statoil and Total discuss on offshore project

ΠΝΟ: 48ωρη πανελλαδική απεργία στις 17 & 18 Οκτώβρη

Προβλήματα θαλάσσιων συγκοινωνιών     16 Oct 2011

Economic protests in Rome turn violent     16 Oct

K Line adds China-Philippines-Indonesia service   15 Oct


Statement on behalf of the owners of the M/V Rena
 


Rome hosted World Maritime Day parallel event


Maersk Line: New website lowers the gangway

Cosco Dalian Shipyard delivered a 57,000 dwt bulk carrier

Odfjell buys a 2006-built 19,975 dwt chemical tanker


Star Bulk: 1-year time charter for supramax at $14,100


NYSE to suspend and remove Horizon Lines from the list


MHI's new bulk carrier design adopts the company's proprietary Mitsubishi Air Lubrication System
  14 Oct

ADM orders three post-panamax dry-bulk vessels

APL again named best global ocean carrier     14 Oct

Torm: Sale of two product tankers     14 Oct 2011

Fresca Group suspends operations at the Port of Liverpool


Essar Steel India successfully commissions new module



Aker Solutions to supply Pusnes offshore loading systems to 10 shuttle tankers
    14 Oct 2011

MAN: First uprated TCA55-26 turbocharger delivered


Rio Tinto - Third quarter 2011 operations review
  13 Oct


Saga Tankers: Sale of a 2000-built VLCC
  13 Oct 2011


Concordia Maritime ready to charter new waters
  13 Oct

Ocean Rig announces additional well contracts   12 Oct

NewLead announces 2nd favorable arbitration award against TMT Bulk and withdrawal of vessel from service


Teekay LNG Partners and Marubeni JV to acquire ownership interest in 8 LNG carriers from Maersk


Hamburg Süd: Christening of a 7,100 teu container ship

Costamare Inc. declares quarterly dividend     12 Oct

ASL Marine secured shipbuilding contracts     12 Oct

Sweden's big box hub gets lift from APM Terminals

APM to manage Sweden’s largest container terminal


Oil spill fears rise in New Zealand
    12 Oct 2011


Kongsberg awarded simulator contract
    11 Oct 2011

D' Alesio Group ship attacked by pirates off Somalia

Star Bulk: $64.5 million loan facility with HSH Nordbank

Imtech opens new offices in France, Morocco and Spain


NCL’s new cruise ship to make New York its home port



Replenishment at sea increases operational capability


Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group secured order for 4+2 supramax bulk carriers     10 Oct 2011

Taiwan bans foreign single-hull oil tankers     10 Oct 2011

Sale of Dexia Bank to the Belgian state     10 Oct 2011


Safe Bulkers announces a 2-year time charter for a kamsarmax newbuild at $13,250/day
    8 Oct 2011

Ocean Rig Inc. shares to commence regular trading


Maersk - Sailing a ship that hasn’t been built
   

Full-scale anti-terror exercise for APL     7 Oct 2011

NYK to proactively employ Filipino seafarers     7 Oct

5 dead, 7 injured in Subic Shipyard accident‎     7 Oct


Wärtsilä to equip first U.S. flagged LNG offshore vessel


CMA CGM revenue restoration program and surcharges


Statoil continues the search for the missing man
    7 Oct

Gazprom discovers new field offshore Sakhalin     7 Oct

Container ship stuck on reef, off New Zealand  

Seadrill secures a 5-year contract for a newbuild rig

Keppel to build 3rd jackup for Ensco at $245m     7 Oct

Ensco orders 3rd ultra-premium harsh environment rig

Russia: Total and Novatek to jointly develop Yamal LNG


Πρόσκληση ενδιαφέροντος για την έρευνα & εκμετάλλευση υδρογονανθράκων σε τρία θαλάσσια οικόπεδα



Omega Navigation Enterprises obtains additional relief


Horizon Lines completes comprehensive refinancing

NSCSA received a new 45,000 dwt chemical tanker

Stolt-Nielsen reports 3Q 2011 unaudited results     6 Oct

MAN wins largest-ever order for screw compressors

DNV confirms huge potential for coal bed methane in Asia

ACM Shipping Group trading update     6 Oct 2011

APL - New requirements for Puerto Rico shipments

APL update on MV Mondena     5 Oct 2011

Maersk Line wins award     5 Oct 2011

TransAtlantic acquires SBS Marine     5 Oct 2011

Teekay Corporation declares dividend     5 Oct 2011


Stolt-Nielsen completes acquisition of Marstel terminals



Pacific Shipping Trust to delist
    5 Oct 2011

Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary Jurong Shipyard secures FPSO conversion project from MODEC     5 Oct 2011

Yang Ming launches new 6,600 teu container vessel

General Maritime Corp. share drops by 15%     4 Oct 2011

General Maritime - Amendments to credit facilities

GulfMark - Additions to vessel construction program

Britain’s new global port to open in 2013     4 Oct 2011

Cargotec to partner with DP World in port automation project for London Gateway     4 Oct 2011


Diana Shipping announces time charter for panamax



M/V Dover released from pirate control
    4 Oct 2011

Maersk Line to integrate Safmarine corporate functions

Safmarine upgraded service will help boost African trade

Rebel attacks on mining companies in the Philippines

Hercules Offshore announces liftboat capsized     4 Oct

Fincantieri - UAE Navy signs a new contract     4 Oct 2011

New engine order for MAN L27/38     4 Oct 2011

Ultrapetrol signs contracts with new customer for transportation of iron ore and sale of 12 new barges

Navigation satellite
Glonass-M sent
into orbit

3 Oct 2011

Cosco Corporation - Delivery of bulk carriers     3 Oct 2011

Four dead, six missing as ship runs aground off Taiwan


Ignazio Messina: Libya resuming of the regular service


Rolls-Royce wins first order for award-winning Environship


Neste Oil ships operate along the Northeast Passage


Αποτελέσματα ακαδημιών εμπορικού ναυτικού 2011-12


Bank of England issues new £50 banknote
    1 Oct 2011


Top Ships Inc. announces sale of a 2000-built bulk carrier



TORM tanker deters pirate attack
    1 Oct 2011

MOL announces revision of FY2011 outlook (1st half)


Vale sees no let-up in iron ore output, short-term volatility