AAL delivers tower components for US petroleum refinery project

AAL Shipping recently delivered 456-metric-tonne industrial tower components to the US West Coast. The cargo was loaded in South Korea onboard the 31,000-deadweight heavy lift AAL Pusan and transported across the Pacific to the Port of Everett in Washington. Cargo handling was further complicated by strict Covid-19 restrictions at multiple ports of call, which required …

Blue Water opens two new offices in the Middle East

Active in the Middle East since the mid-80s, Blue Water is opening two additional offices in Iraq and Saudi Arabia. This is to underline and strengthen the objective of servicing customers across the business with a regional and local presence. “We want to expand our global presence to serve current and future customers in the …

Simplified post-Brexit border processes

DP World is introducing introducing a range of technology products simplifying and solving some of the post-Brexit import and export challenges. The border requirements introduced in January 2021 led to reports of confusion across the industry on what documentation was required for each journey and how to generate it, which resulted in incorrect paperwork being …

United Heavy Lift expands fleet with MV UHL Fighter

MV UHL Fighter, vessel number 16 in a series of 17 F900 Eco-Lifter newbuildings was delivered to United Heavy Lift (UHL) on December 11. UHL took delivery of the newbuilding MV UHL Fighter at the Hudong shipyard in Shanghai, China. “We affirm our company’s commitment to contributing to an eco-friendly shipping industry by investing in …

Strategic partnership between Blue Water and Danwind

Blue Water and the Construction division of Danwind Group have entered into a joint venture agreement establishing a new entity Danwind Blue Water that will offer turnkey services covering full scope of logistics, assembly, disassembly and installation of wind turbines. “We are delighted to announce the Danwind Blue Water joint venture partnership that will allow …

AAL delivers 680 mt of floating buoys to offshore anchorage in the Persian gulf

The 31,000dwt ‘mega-size’ heavy lift vessel, AAL Kobe, recently transported two heavy lift single-point mooring (SPM) buoys from Jebel Ali in Dubai to offshore anchorage in the Persian Gulf. The buoys each weighed 340 metric tonnes and measured 16.4 x 15.9 x 14 metres. They were transported on behalf of DHL Industrial Projects and enable …

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. …

One of the heaviest heavy loads that has ever been transported in Germany

deugro shipped three reactors for Bayernoil Raffineriegesellschaft mbH in Neustadt, Germany. The shipments encompassed reactors with a weight of up to 663 metric tons, one of the heaviest heavy loads that has ever been transported in Germany. In the first phase of this project in July 2020, the first (temporary) reactor with a size of …