Ship Architects Hires Mund

Ship Architects, Inc. announced it has hired Andrew Mund, P.E., in the role of VP Engineering & Business Development. Mund will be broadly involved in all SAi projects, but his primary focus will be on those vessel design services corresponding to the pre-construction contract stage…

Contract Extension for Petrojarl Knarr FPSO

Oil company Shell has extended the charter for Altera Infrastructure's FPSO Petrojarl Knarr FPSO, operating at the Knarr field offshore Norway.The FPSO owner, which recently rebranded from Teekay Offshore to Altera, said the extension with Shell…

Container lines offering importers storage to avoid demurrage

Anticipating potential congestion at global ports as some cargo owners fail to pick up imports, container lines are offering shippers options to mitigate demurrage fees by allowing them...

Ocean cargo arena should prepare for COVID-19 aftermath

The baseline demand scenario painted by Drewry’s “Container Forecaster” analysts foresees a demand collapse in the first nine months and recovery from 4Q20.

Amazon preps to cease its third-party delivery service for non-Amazon packages in June

Citing a source, the report said that this program, which is only currently available in only a few United States markets, is being suspended, due to Amazon needing “people and capacity to handle a surge in its own customers’ orders,” adding that Amazon plans to bring on 100,000 warehouse workers and is intent on “shipping essential items during the coronavirus outbreak.”

36th Annual Salary Survey: Earning more, but enjoying less?

Job satisfaction took a hit this past year, as more logistics managers were loaded with additional tasks and business objectives. Salaries continued to climb, however, suggesting that demand for these skill sets has never been higher.

Philly Shipyard Wins Contract to Build US Training Ships

Philly Shipyard has been awarded a contract to build up to five National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) that will enable at-sea training for America’s future mariners and support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in times of need.TOTE Services, selected in May 2019 by the U.S.

Philippine Coast Guard's New Flagship Arrives in Manila

The Philippine Coast Guard's new offshore patrol vessel BRP Gabriela Silang arrived in Manila ready for service on Tuesday after several weeks of convoying and a first operational mission.Built by OCEA, the 84-meter type OCEA OPV 270 vessel…

French Aircraft Carrier Heads Home Due to Possible COVID-19 Cases

France’s flagship aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle is returning to its home port early after about 40 crew members showed signs of COVID-19 symptoms, the armed forces ministry said on Wednesday.The personnel were under strict medical observation on board the nuclear-powered carrier…

Philly Shipyard Wins Training Ships Contract

Philly Shipyard has been awarded a contract for the construction of up to five National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) to provide maritime training for America’s future mariners and to support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) in times of need.TOTE Services…