Nova Marine Carriers completes first carbon neutral Italian shortsea voyage

Swiss-Italian dry bulk ship operator Nova Marine Carriers undertook its first carbon neutral voyage last week, offsetting the CO2 emitted by its vessel MV Sider Rodi by voluntarily purchasing carbon credits for a Madagascan solar farm project. The Ambatolampy solar power plant provides green electricity and a stable power supply to around 50,000 Malagasy households. …

P&O Maritime Logistics and IO Materials Services bring revolutionary cargo system to Africa

P&O Maritime Logistics and Nigerian firm IO Materials Services (IOMS) jointly announce the launch of the new ‘FlexDELIVERY™’ model to provide integrated last-mile delivery services to the offshore energy industry in Nigeria. FlexDELIVERY™ disrupts the traditional model of high shore base startup costs, rentals and vessel time-chartered contracts by focusing on the service that is …

Offshore International joins forces with Mammoet

Abu Dhabi Ports’ offshore logistics service provider, Offshore Support and Logistics Services Company (OFCO – Offshore International), has announced the start of a collaboration with Mammoet United Arab Emirates as part of a newly signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organisations. OFCO, will work closely with the heavy lift and transport specialist to …

Jumbo and SAL aim to form joint venture

SAL, the German-based breakbulk and project cargo specialist, and Jumbo, the Dutch maritime heavy lift transport and installation contractor, have announced their intention to form a joint venture. The Jumbo-SAL-Alliance would be focused on gaining logistical efficiencies, such as joint fleet operations, and benefits for its customers, such as increased flexibility and offering customers worldwide …

AAL commits to long-term monthly tramp sailings on its Asia – Americas trade route

AAL Shipping is capitalising on the frequency of sailings it has operated in the past 12 months between Asia and the Americas, to commit tonnage and resources to strengthening the trade lane going forward into 2021. Photo: Michael Morland Michael Morland, General Manager of AAL Americas and based in Houston, Texas explained; “Our service connects …

Wallenius Wilhelmsen introduces world’s first full scale wind-powered RoRo ship

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has introduced its latest initiative, the Orcelle Wind, a wind-powered Pure Car and Truck Carrier that will achieve up to 90% reduced emissions. The goal is to have a design ready for contracting with a shipyard by mid-2022, and a finished vessel ready for the high seas by 2025. "Since 2008, we have …

AAL marks one-year anniversary of its ‘Europe – Middle East / India – Asia Liner Service’

AAL Shipping is celebrating one-year anniversary of its ‘Europe – Middle East / India – Asia Monthly Liner Service’ with a long-term commitment to employing six ‘mega size’ (30,000+ DWT) heavy lift multipurpose vessels on the operation. The decision comes amid growing popularity for the service amongst large and small shippers from across Europe and …

DP WORLD AND CDPQ EXPAND GLOBAL INVESTMENT PLATFORM TO US$8.2 BILLION

DP World, a global infrastructure-led supply chain solutions provider, and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a global institutional investor, have announced the expansion of their ports and terminals investment through a new commitment of US$4.5 billion (CA$6 billion), that will increase the total size of the platform to US$8.2 billion (CA$ 10.6 …