• Malaysia Bans Open-loop Ship Scrubbers

    MarineLink News 18 Nov 2019 | 14:06 pm

    Malaysia has prohibited the use of open-loop scrubbers by ships plying Malaysian waters, as Southeast Asia's third-largest economy joins the growing number of nations adopting new industry guidelines on reducing sea pollution.New regulations…

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  • Tug Capsizes After Alliding with Bridge

    MarineLink News 18 Nov 2019 | 13:50 pm

    A tugboat is semii-submerged after alliding with the Old Bonner Bridge in Oregon Inlet in North Carolina on Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. All eight people aboard the tug Miss Bonnie reached shore safely without injury. No pollution has…

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  • Prepare Now for 40,000 Offshore Wind Jobs

    MarineLink News 18 Nov 2019 | 12:07 pm

    The offshore wind industry in the United States is growing exponentially, with multiple projects in the development stages off of the Atlantic coast. The total megawatt capacity of U.S. offshore wind farms is anticipated to reach 22,000 by 2030 and[…]

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  • AG&P Invests in Kanfer Shipping, Eyes LNG

    MarineLink News 18 Nov 2019 | 06:20 am

    Global downstream gas and LNG logistics company Atlantic Gulf & Pacific (AG&P) has made a strategic equity investment in Norway-based Kanfer Shipping.Kanfer is a developer of small-scale LNG sea transportation, maritime break-bulk solutions, floating storage facilities as well as LNG[…]

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  • Karoon Hires Stena Drillship for Peru

    MarineLink News 18 Nov 2019 | 06:19 am

    Australia exploration company Karoon Energy has signed an agreement with the drilling contractor Stena Drilling and oil company Tullow Oil to contract the Stena Forth drillship for Karoon’s Marina-1 exploration well located offshore Peru."The Stena Forth has been contracted to[…]

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  • EBRD Backs Mersin Port's $600Mln Bond

    MarineLink News 18 Nov 2019 | 06:18 am

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said that it is backing the new US$ 600 million five-year bond issued by Mersin International Port, the operator of Turkey’s largest port.The Bank has invested US$ 90million in the issuance…

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  • Epic Gas Buys 11,000 CBM Vessel

    MarineLink News 18 Nov 2019 | 06:17 am

    Epic Gas Shipping Company,  which owns and operates a fleet of fully pressurized gas carriers, has announced the acquisition of 2015-built 11,000 cbm LPG carrier Epic Sicily.The Singapore-based LPG carrier operator said that the vessel, Epic Sicily, is built by[…]

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  • Koch Extend Charters for Two 2020 Bulkers

    MarineLink News 18 Nov 2019 | 06:16 am

    Norway-based shipowner 2020 Bulkers announced that the time charters of two of its vessels with the global commodity trader Koch Supply and TradingUnder the new deal, the dry bulk shipping company vessels Bulk Santiago and Bulk Seoul will continue…

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  • Savona's Cruise Terminal Renovated

    MarineLink News 18 Nov 2019 | 06:13 am

    Costa Cruises and the Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority have reopened the Calata delle Vele cruise ship quay and Palocrociere Terminal One in Italy’s port of Savona following an extensive renovation.The ceremony was attended by the city's mayor…

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  • Kim Heng Enters Taiwan’s OWP

    MarineLink News 18 Nov 2019 | 06:06 am

    Kim Heng Shipbuilding & Engineering (KHSE), wholly owned subsidiary of Kim Heng Offshore & Marine (KHOM), has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for offshore wind farm projects (OWP) in Taiwan.KHSE did not disclose the name of…

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