Companies

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SOUTH CENTRAL TOWING SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF COAST; INTERCOASTAL, LAKES, BAYS AND SOUNDS OFF LOUISIANA
  • Principal Commodity : CHARTERS TO OTHERS

SMITH MARINE TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : BALTIMORE HARBOR, CHESAPEAKE BAY AND DELAWARE RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING (SHIFTING)

SMITH MARINE TOWING CORP.

  • Area of Operation : EAST COAST
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

SOUTH COAST MARITIME CORP.

  • Area of Operation : PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TX
  • Principal Commodity : SPACER BARGES

SOGGY DOLLAR, LLC

  • Area of Operation : LOWER MISSISSIPPI
  • Principal Commodity : GRAIN

Vessels

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SEA OTTER EXPRESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

ST. JOHN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

KATLIAN EXPRESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

ST. GREGORY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

SEA LION EXPRESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum
Containerships Receives First LNG-powered Boxship

Containerships Receives First LNG-powered Boxship

Multimodal transporter Containerships Plc announced the delivery of its first LNG-powered container vessel, M/S Containerships Nord. She was delivered to Containerships at Wenchong Shipyard, China, on 12.12.2018.A press release from the Finland-headquartered shortsea specialist said that its LNG-story started in 2013, when the decision to build the new environmentally-friendly LNG-powered vessels was taken.LNG is a relatively new fuel source, and these vessels would be the first newbuilds based on this technology to serve regularly European ports and trade, Containerships said.

Poland's PGNiG Receives U.S. LNG

Poland's PGNiG Receives U.S. LNG

Polish state-controlled oil and gas company Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA (PGNiG) is set to receive a spot cargo of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG).The Warsaw-headquartered oil and gas company said in a statement that it will receive a delivery of liquefied gas shipped to Świnoujście by Centrica LNG Company Limited. It will be the third spot delivery arriving at the President Lech Kaczyński Terminal this year.The Hoegh Gallant vessel will arrive in Poland carrying on board approximately 65 thousand tonnes of LNG, which, after regasification, will yield almost 90 mcm of gas.

Bellships CEO Muller Resigns

Bellships CEO Muller Resigns

Norway's bulk ship operator and management company Belships ASA announced that its chief executive officer (CEO)  Ulrich Müller has resigned.The board of directors of the Norwegian bulker owner stated in a press release that they will initiate the work with finding a new CEO immediately and Ulrich Müller will remain in his current position until a new CEO is in place."Belships has reached a crossroads and I feel like the time has come for others to take over the leadership of the Company.

Maersk Broker Buys Stake in NAODAN Chartering

Maersk Broker Buys Stake in NAODAN Chartering

Maersk Broker Bulk Chartering has bought a stake in a US-based dry bulk broker NAODAN Chartering and become a major shareholder.The dry cargo brokerage of NAODAN Chartering will continue to focus on the well-established and successful business out of the West Coast of the USA, West Coast Canada and Alaska, and the trading activities will continue to be carried out under the name of NAODAN Chartering, said a press note from the provider of shipbroking services worldwide."Maersk Broker Bulk Chartering are very pleased to welcome Mr.

Petronas Wants Malaysia to be Regional LNG Bunkering Hub

Petronas Wants Malaysia to be Regional LNG Bunkering Hub

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas plans to introduce liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operations at the country from the second half of 2019.“As a major player in the LNG business, PETRONAS is well-positioned to support the strategic intent for Malaysia to become the regional LNG bunkering hub,” it said in the Petronas Activity Outlook 2019-2021 report."Efforts are now being put in place towards advocating LNG as the preferred marine fuel of choice.

Scorpio Bulkers Gets Work for SBI Hera

Scorpio Bulkers Gets Work for SBI Hera

Scorpio Bulkers Inc, shipping company, owns and operates dry bulk carriers,  announced that it has entered into a time charter-out agreement with an unaffiliated third party for SBI Hera, one of its Ultramax drybulk carriers.According to a press release from the provider of marine transportation of dry bulk commodities, the charter is for a period of between four and six months at a rate of $14,850 per day.Recently, it has entered into a time charter-out agreement with an unaffiliated third party for SBI Libra, one of its Ultramax drybulk carriers

Moore Stephens: Shipping Confidence Dips

Moore Stephens: Shipping Confidence Dips

Shipping confidence dipped slightly in the three months to end-November 2018, according to the latest Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.The average confidence level expressed by respondents fell to 6.0 out of a maximum  score of 10.0, compared to the 6.3 recorded in August 2018.Confidence on the part of all main categories of respondent was down, with the exception of brokers, where the rating increased from 4.9 to 5.2. Owners’ confidence fell to 6.4 from 6.

Samsung Heavy Strikes New LNG Carrier Order

Samsung Heavy Strikes New LNG Carrier Order

South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) said Thursday that it has clinched a new deal to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier.According to a press release from the shipbuilder, the price tag for the LNG carrier is 211 billion Korean won (USD188 million).Under the contract with an unidentified customer, Samsung Heavy will deliver the vessel by March 2021, the company said.Few days ago, SHI also secured a 400 billion won ($356 million) deal to build two 174,000-cbm LNG carriers for Japanese shipping giant NYK.

25 Vessels Added Indian Flag in Ten Months

25 Vessels Added Indian Flag in Ten Months

The number of ships under Indian Flag on December 31, 2017 was 1374 while as on October 31, 2018 the number of ships is 1399 (12.79 Million Tonnes). There is an increase of 25 numbers of ships in last 10 monthsAccording to shipping ministry sources, the number of seafarers in India has seen an unprecedented growth of 42.3% due to various policy level changes brought in by the Government in the last four years.The number of seafarers in December’ 17 was 1,54,349 while the number of seafarers now has increases to 1,79,599.

Nordic American Offshore Bags PSV Contract

Nordic American Offshore Bags PSV Contract

Bermuda-headquartered Nordic American Offshore (NAO) has been awarded a two-year fixed contract for the Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) built in 2015, 'NAO Viking'.Commencement will be about mid-December 2018. The contract also grants the customer two one-year optional periods after the initial firm period, said a press release from the owner and operator of platform supply vessels in the North Sea'NAO Viking' will be operating primarily in the North Sea for a first class company.  This contract has been concluded with one of the Company's regular customers.

Kairos Begins Operations in Northwest Europe

Kairos Begins Operations in Northwest Europe

The world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel “Kairos” has started operations in Northwest Europe on December 11th, 2018, said a press note from the Polish LNG Platform.Chartered by Blue LNG, a joint venture of the Hamburg based leading LNG supplier “Nauticor” with a 90% share and the Lithuanian energy infrastructure provider KN with a 10% share, the ship was handed over by the owner Babcock Schulte Energy in the port of Klaipeda.

Port of Valencia Pilots IoT with MSC and Traxens

Port of Valencia Pilots IoT with MSC and Traxens

French start-up Traxens and  MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is cooperating with its partner in a pilot project in Valencia to use an Internet-of-Things (IoT) network to improve the operational efficiency of the port.MSC is already working with Traxens, which provides data and services for the supply chain industry, on smart container solutions using IoT for customers around the world. The use of such real-time tracking technologies brings unprecedented visibility of cargo flow from door-to-door, adding efficiency