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Crowley Honored for Environmentally Safe Vessel Operations

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) has honored Crowley Maritime Corporation’s commitment to environmentally safe operations by presenting 117 Crowley-owned or operated vessels with Environmental Achievement Awards. The awards recognize vessels and crews for achieving records free of incidents for environmental excellence. To be …

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Boskalis Gets Offshore Projects in Taiwan & Denmark

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded two offshore contracts with a combined value of approximately EUR 85 million. For a new offshore windfarm in Taiwan, Boskalis will carry out the scour protection of the turbine foundations and in Denmark a four-kilometer-long gas pipeline …

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Swire Shipping Extends South Pacific Network

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Swire Shipping on 17 December 2019 announced that it will be entering a new vessel sharing partnership from New Zealand to Tonga, Samoa (Apia), Cook Islands and Fiji. According to a media statement from the company, this “market leading service” will depart every 10 days from …

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Recycling of Ship Bills: For Smooth Sailing of a Crucial Sector

By Mansukh Mandaviya Minister of State for Shipping (independent charge), and Chemicals and Fertilizers A modern ship generally has a lifespan of 25-30 years, before corrosion, metal fatigue or lack of parts render it uneconomical to operate. After having faced rough seas and hundreds of voyages, a ship reaches the …

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ISWAN Organises Series of Events on Seafarers’ Mental Wellbeing & Welfare in Ports

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) held a series of events in Mumbai around seafarers’ welfare, particularly mental wellbeing, and the benefits of port welfare committees, recently. ISWAN brought together an exciting line-up of international speakers for its 2019 Seminar, themed: ‘Working together …

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Crowley’s LNG-Fueled ConRo Ships Named Significant Boat of the Year During International Workboat Show

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Crowley Maritime Corp. and subsidiary Jensen Maritime, the company’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, were honored with the 2019 Significant Boat of the Year Award during the International Workboat Show in New Orleans recently. This award recognizes the company’s industry-leading combination container/roll on-roll …

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MSC Becomes First Major Shipping Line To Use 30% Biofuel Blends

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced that the company is now starting to use biofuel in its vessels calling in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Following successful trials with biofuel blends earlier this year, MSC has decided to continue bunkering responsibly sourced biofuel blends on a …

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Hamburg Süd Launches Remote Container Management

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With immediate effect, all Hamburg Süd customers can use the new Remote Container Management (RCM) technology for their reefer container shipments. RCM monitors parameters such as temperature, relative humidity, and the concentrations of O2 and CO2 within the reefer container in real time. The added …

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