Bibby HydroMap Charters Glomar Vantage

Bibby HydroMap have taken the 56-meter DP1 survey vessel Glomar Vantage on charter from GloMar Shipmanagement BV.The vessel will initially provide support to existing operations before becoming available for new projects in the first quarter of 2020.Bibby HydroMap CEO Gary Collins said…

Baltic Index Inches Lower on Weaker Panamax Rates

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, inched lower on Thursday, as lower panamax rates offset a rise in capesize rates.* The Baltic index, which reflects rates for capesize…

Blue Atlantic Fabricators Wins Manufacturing Award

Maritime focused steel and aluminum fabrication specialist Blue Atlantic Fabricators said it has been awarded as 2019 Manufacturer of the Year by the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership.Formed in August 2014, the Manufacturing…

Metal Shark Delivers Two Pilot Boats to New Orleans

Shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered two new pilot boats to New Orleans-based operator Belle Chasse Marine Transportation, LLC (BCMT).Designed in-house by Metal Shark and built at the company’s Jeanerette, La. production facility, Jet 1 and…

CEVA Logistics Opens Marseille HQ

On the occasion of his visit to Marseille for the National Industry Council, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe came to inaugurate the new global headquarters of CEVA Logistics, a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group, with Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and…

Hung Hua Construction of Taiwan Orders Third FCS

Hung Hua Construction of Taiwan has ordered a third Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) to add to the two it ordered at the start of the year.This latest vessel will be a Damen FCS 2610. The contract was signed by the two parties at the start of September and…

Wärtsilä Opens Support Center in Singapore

Wärtsilä said it has established its latest Expertise Center (EC) in Singapore to provide support functions, including operational support and dynamic maintenance planning, for marine and energy customers.Together with nine other Wärtsilä EC units around the world…

Convoy secures an additional $400 million in funding, with a focus on eliminating waste in trucking

Seattle-based digital freight broker Convoy said it has made continued inroads on the investment front in securing $400 million in Series D funding. Company officials said that a key objective with this round of funding is to eliminate hundreds of billions of dollars of waste in the trucking industry.

Schneider is on board with Trucker Tools ‘Book-it-Now’ offering

Schneider is now on board with Trucking Tools’ Book-it-Now offering, a cloud-based software platform that fully automates the process of booking truckload shipments with carriers.

AAR offers up comments on rate review proposals issued by the STB

Earlier this week, the Washington-based Association of American Railroads (AAR) said it filed comments with the Surface Transportation Board (STB) in regards to the STB’s Final Offer Rate Review (FORR) proposed rule, in which the AAR said that it is calling on the STB to withdraw the rule proposal, as it contends it is unlawful.