CMA CGM to become the Group’s exclusive commercial carrier on the Transpacific trade

As part of its ongoing drive to permanently adjust its operating setup and network, The CMA CGM Group has announced a “simplification” of its container trade offering.

Maersk Acquires Customs Broker KGH

Maersk said on Monday it had agreed to buy Sweden-based customs broker KGH Customs Services for 2.6 billion Swedish crowns ($281 million), as the container shipping group seeks to expand its end-to-end logistics services.Maersk since 2016 has…

Matson's New ConRo Ship Matsonia Christened

Matsonia, the second of two Kanaloa Class combination container/roll-on, roll-off (con-ro) vessels being built for U.S.-based carrier Matson, was christened at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, on Thursday.Peggy Forest, wife of Matson's President Ron Forest…

Opinion: Shame on Port States for the Treatment of Seafarers

Port states benefit greatly from the vessels that call at their ports, loading and unloading cargoes with great efficiency and speed. The items manufactured in those states and sold overseas keep many of their citizens gainfully employed. The…

114-year-old Tug Being Restored After Sinking

One of Puget Sound's oldest surviving wooden tugs is being restored after sinking in Hood Canal in the summer of 2017.Built in 1906 by James Hall, the tugboat Parthia had a long-life servicing ships that called to Washington's Capital City, Olympia.

Rutten Named CEO of Alphatron Marine Systems Pte Ltd.

JRC/Alphatron Marine said that Maurice Rutten was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Ryo Yajima in the position of Chief Commercial Officer of Alphatron Marine Systems Pte Ltd. as of July 1, 2020.In this position Rutten will be responsible for the operation of Alphatron Marine Systems Pte Ltd.

Safety Product: Magnetic Fall Protection System

Rotterdam-based McNetiq launched a new line of magnetic anchors for fall protection when working at height.The first product in this series from McNetiq is the workplace safety device McNetiq Fall Restraint, intended for workplaces constructed…

Van Aalst Group Launches Nortek Services AS

To provide preventive and predictive maintenance services, combined with workshop services for clients operating worldwide in the offshore oil, gas, marine and renewables industry, the Dutch Van Aalst Group recently set up Nortek Services AS in Kristiansand…

ABB Solutions for Yinson's Marlim 2 FPSO

Swiss-based technology giant ABB will provide electrical, control, and telecommunication solutions for Malaysia-based Yinson's new FPSO - Anna Nery. Once delivered, the FPSO will be deployed at Petrobras' Marlim 2 oil field offshore Brazil."Leveraging…

Selecting Crew Comms for High-speed Craft

Headset communications on board workboats in harsh marine environments are subject to a variety of challenges: background noise from loud engines and high wind turbulence around the microphone and the highly corrosive salt and spray in marine environments.