Companies

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FIRE ISLAND FERRIES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT SOUTH BAY BETWEEN BAYSHORE, LONG ISLAND AND KISMET, SALTAIRE, FAIR HARBOR, DUNEWOOD AND OCEAN BEACH ON FIRE ISLAND; ATLANTIQUE, SEAVIEW AND OCEAN BAY PARK ON FIRE ISLAND
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS, FOOD, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT, BUILDING MATERIALS AND GENERAL CARGO

FLADEL-MAR, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OFFSHORE - ATLANTIC COAST AND GULF OF MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

FISHING VESSEL NORTH WIND, INC.

  • Area of Operation : PACIFIC OCEAN AND ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • Principal Commodity : RESEARCH EQUIPMENT

FLAG CONTAINER SERVICES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : PORT OF CPEYMAN, NEW YORK
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS AND SAND & GRAVEL

166 FLEET, LLC

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER OF LOUISIANA ONLY, MILE MARKER 166 LOWER MISSISSIPPI
  • Principal Commodity : BARGE FLEETING

Vessels

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JFB

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JFB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CGB

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SER

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DKL

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel
26 Hours of Information Recovered from El Faro's VDR

26 Hours of Information Recovered from El Faro's VDR

A group led by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has gathered information from the recovered voyage data recorder (VDR) of sunken cargo ship El Faro to develop a detailed transcript of the sounds and discernible words captured on the ship’s bridge before sinking during Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015. In all about 26 hours of information was recovered from the VDR, including bridge audio, weather data and navigational data.

The Economics of Ship Breaking & Scrapping

The Economics of Ship Breaking & Scrapping

Sometimes being an industry supplier offers interesting insights – your business is touched by the ups and downs of the charter market, but you are never so involved in it that you lose sight of the big picture. Some of our clients have been hit hard by the market’s general downturn; one client I visited last month began 2008 with 41 maritime software licenses for their vessels – just seven remain today.    “We just sold another ship yesterday,” he said, and then after a pause: “Please spare me the update costs for this one, it won’t receive any.” Of course, I nodded.

Höegh LNG Speeds up FSRU Conversion

Höegh LNG Speeds up FSRU Conversion

Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. today announced that it has signed agreements with Wärtsila Oil and Gas (EPCIC regas) and Moss Maritime (engineering) for its first FSRU conversion project, including the ordering of critical equipment with long lead time. By ordering said equipment in advance, Höegh LNG will reduce the conversion schedule by six months- from 18 to 12 months, giving a planned delivery date for the FSRU conversion project end 2017. The conversion design is in line with several of the Group's short-listed projects. Sveinung J. S.

Giant CMA CGM Ship Vasco De Gama Runs Aground

Giant CMA CGM Ship Vasco De Gama Runs Aground

CMA CGM’s mega containership Vasco De Gama ran aground off the Port of Southampton on the UK’s south coast just after midnight on August 22, 2016, reported Fleetmon.   The damages of the  2015-built, 17,859 teu giant vessel are being assessed. There is no news on the damage as of yet.  During the accident there were no injured people and no water pollution.   The ship was refloated within an hour and proceeded to the port where an underwater survey will be conducted.   The local authorities reported that traffic in the area was not affected by the grounding of ultra large container ship.

New Container Equipment Prices to Fall to Record Lows

New Container Equipment Prices to Fall to Record Lows

Cheaper production and material costs as well as weaker demand has driven the price of new container equipment down to record lows and is forecast to fall  further during 2016, according to the latest edition of the Container Census report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.   The container equipment index price at the end of 2015 was $1,450 per CEU equivalent (or 20ft standard), down from $1,900 a year earlier.    The average price for the year was $1,750, down 15% on 2014 and by the end of 2015 the index had fallen close to the all-time low of 2001-02.

Thyssenkrupp Wins Qatar Integrated Rail Project

Thyssenkrupp Wins Qatar Integrated Rail Project

Thyssenkrupp has been awarded a contract to manufacture, supply, install and maintain more than 500 elevators and escalators for Doha’s metro network, a part of the Qatar Integrated Rail Project.    The metro network in Qatar’s capital will consist of four lines: Red, Green, Gold and Blue, with plans for over 100 stations across a total length of more than 200 kilometers.    The network will link major locations within the city, including Hamad International Airport, Lusail, West Bay and Education City.

South Asia Meet on Oil, Chemical Spill Contingency Plan

South Asia Meet on Oil, Chemical Spill Contingency Plan

A meeting to update South Asia’s regional plan for oil and chemical pollution preparedness and response is underway in Male, Maldives (22-25 August), informs  International Maritime Organization (IMO).   Senior officials from Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are sharing their national experiences and consolidating updates to the plan with a view to finalizing it.    The event includes a regional training workshop on hazardous and noxious substance (HNS) spills preparedness and response.

Cosco Eyes Spanish port of Algeciras

Cosco Eyes Spanish port of Algeciras

Algeciras Bay Port Authority in southern Spain has put up a tender for its third container terminal, and China's Cosco Shipping Ports is already being mentioned as a fore runner candidate, says a report by Caixin.   According to port authority, Algeciras is Spain's biggest container port and oil importing dock, and handled 2.3 million 20-foot containers in the first half the year – a 13 percent year on year increase.   Cosco Shipping Ports  Ltd., the port operating arm of state-owned China COSCO Shipping Corp., is the world's fourth-largest container operator by capacity.

COSCO Delivers PSV and Two Jack-up Rigs

COSCO Delivers PSV and Two Jack-up Rigs

Cosco (Dalian) Shipyard Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of its 51 percent owned Cosco Shipyard Group Co., Ltd., has delivered two jackups to the Foresight Group of companies through United Arab Emirates-based drilling and rig management services firm Hallworthy International FZC.   Cosco Dalian signed the delivery documents for the two jackups,"N527" and "N581" -- possibly Vivekanand 2 (350' ILC) and Vivekanand 3 (350' ILC) -- with the buyer recently.   The  jack-up  rigs,  both  measuring  74.09  meters  in  LOA  (length  of  all),  62.

UASC's Dismal Performance

UASC's Dismal Performance

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), which is close to merging with Hapag-Lloyd, revealed enormous deficits and a massive debt in its key financial figures, says Alphaliner.   The first-time revealed UASC financial figures uncover more than $4bn of debt incurred during a major fleet expansion program and a net loss of $384m last year, were described by analyst Alphaliner as “UASC’s dismal financial performance laid bare”.   Revenues for the last year reached $3,318M.

Navy Discovers Malaysian Tanker

Navy Discovers Malaysian Tanker

Indonesia's navy has found a tanker carrying almost US$400,000 worth of diesel that was taken by its own crew last week due to a commercial dispute, says a report in AFP.   The navy said in a statement that the MT Vier Harmoni with 10 Indonesian crewmen was found off West Kalimantan province on the island of Borneo.   There was a dispute between the charterer of the vessel and the crew when a promise of bonus payments was unfulfilled, said Vier Abdul Jamal, chief executive of the ship's owner Vierlines Asia Group.

Better Turbocharger Performance, Proven Tech

Better Turbocharger Performance, Proven Tech

Engineer wisdom: Nothing is worse as the right idea at the wrong time. But with the new ECOCHARGE Two-Stage Turbocharging System MAN D&T has reached both goals.   Aside from the ever-popular “Fuel Consumption Reduction,” a leading player in the development of large combustion engines since the second halve of the 1980s has been reducing harmful exhaust emissions.   In view of increased environmental awareness and the future price movements for fossil fuels, these two factors will remain a dominant force in future engine developments for the immediate future.