Companies

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SIMPSON & BROWN, INC.

  • Area of Operation : NY INLAND HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION PLATFORM

SKEETS WINNER CORPORATION

  • Area of Operation : I.C.W.; CAPE FEAR RIVER - WILMINGTON, NC
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

SIGNET MARITIME CORPORATION

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO AND GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS
  • Principal Commodity : OCEAN AND COAST-WISE ENERGY CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND PLATFORMS

SIGNAL INTERNATIONAL

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

Vessels

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BEAU BLESSEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALTON ST. AMANT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SPUD BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FRANCIS J. BLANK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel
LNG is the Bridge to ‘Zero Emissions’ Shipping

LNG is the Bridge to ‘Zero Emissions’ Shipping

The advent of industry wide tightening of allowable sulfur emissions is getting nearer. Suddenly, with the deadline now little more than one year away, the countdown clock will very soon be ticking much louder. Simply stated, the cap on allowable sulfur content in marine fuels, presently at 3.5 percent in many geographical regions, will be reduced to 0.5 percent in January 2020. The 0.1 percent sulfur cap, already in effect since 2015 in coastal Emissions Control Areas (ECAs) in Europe and North America, will remain.

Russia's First Sea-borne Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in Arctic

Russia's First Sea-borne Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in Arctic

Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant arrived in the Arctic port of Murmansk over the weekend in preparation for its maiden mission, providing electricity to an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska.The state company behind the plant, called the "Akademik Lomonosov", says it could pioneer a new power source for remote regions of the planet, but green campaigners have expressed concern about the risk of nuclear accidents. Greenpeace has called it the "nuclear Titanic".

PAO Sovcomflot: Tanker Market is Challenging

PAO Sovcomflot: Tanker Market is Challenging

PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) continued to increase the share of its fleet serving long-term energy projects over the first quarter ending 31 March 2018. This helped offset the negative impact of the protracted decline in freight rates that continues within the conventional tanker freight markets.  Nikolay Kolesnikov, Executive Vice President and CFO of PAO Sovcomflot, commented on the quarter's results: "In the first quarter of 2018, conditions within the global conventional tanker market remained extremely challenging.

US Exports to China to Rise amid Trade Talks, but Volumes are Capped

US Exports to China to Rise amid Trade Talks, but Volumes are Capped

China has pledged to buy more U.S. goods to reduce America's huge trade deficit and help avoid exacerbating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies, with energy and commodities high on Washington's list of products for sale.The U.S. trade war with China is "on hold" after the governments agreed to drop tariff threats and work on a wider agreement, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday. Washington is especially keen to sell more of the United States' surging oil and gas production.

Oil Up as U.S., China hit the Trade War Pause Button

Oil prices rose on Monday as markets reacted to news that China and the United States have put a looming trade war between the world's two biggest economies "on hold". Brent crude futures were at $79.13 per barrel at 0121 GMT, up 62 cents, or 0.8 percent, from their last close. Brent broke through $80 for the first time since November 2014 last week. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $71.83 a barrel, up 55 cents, or 0.8 percent, from their last settlement. The U.S.

DeepOcean Wins Equinor Susbsea Deal

DeepOcean Wins Equinor Susbsea Deal

Subsea services provider DeepOcean has been awarded a long-term contract involving subsea life of field services on Equinor-operated fields.   The award covers onshore project management, engineering and offshore operations utilising a variety of vessels within the DeepOcean fleet of high quality vessels.    Offshore operations may include life of lield services such as standard inspection and survey work involving use of Work Class and Observation class ROVs

Awilco Drilling Signs Contract With Shell

Awilco Drilling Signs Contract With Shell

Aberdeen-based Awilco Drilling said today that it had tied up a contract with Shell UK for the decommissioning of 18 wells.   "Awilco Drilling PLC is pleased to confirm that a contract has been signed with Shell UK Limited for the provision of WilPhoenix for a decommissioning program of 18 firm wells plus options totalling a further 8 wells," said a press release from the company.   The firm 18 well program has an estimated duration of 330 days and is scheduled to commence around 1 September 2018. The contract value for the firm term is estimated at USD 38.3 million.

Novatek Plans New Arctic Transport Company

Novatek Plans New Arctic Transport Company

Russia's gas production and sales company PAO Novatek has created a transportation unit called Maritime Arctic Transport.   "The Board of Directors of PAO Novatek  resolved on creating a transportation subsidiary called Maritime Arctic Transport LLC to manage and optimize transportation costs, build up the unique competencies of Arctic navigation and ensure centralized management of the Arctic fleet," said a press release from company.

Cress Systems Helps Container Terminals

Cress Systems Helps Container Terminals

Cress Systems helps container terminals reduce fuel bills, emissions and power peaks with ProwESS energy storage for rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs).   New technology allows container ports and terminals to capture, store and reuse energy from container yard handling equipment to reduce fuel cost and emissions and better manage peak electricity demands.   Following a successful proof of concept trial at the UK Port of Felixstowe, Cress Systems is pleased to announce the commercial release of its ProwESS energy capture, storage and reuse system for container terminal yard handling equipment.

Federal Funding for Port of Vancouver

Federal Funding for Port of Vancouver

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority received federal funding for projects that will improve the flow of goods to and from the Port of Vancouver.   Through the collaborative efforts of the port authority, Transport Canada, B.C.’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, TransLink and the Greater Vancouver Gateway Council, an infrastructure program called the Greater Vancouver Gateway 2030 strategy was created to ensure the roads and railways that lead to the Port of Vancouver are ready to manage Canada’s growing trade.

Baltic Index Down for Fifth Straight Session

Baltic Index Down for Fifth Straight Session

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell for the fifth-straight session on Monday as capesize vessel rates remained weak.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, was down 34 points, or 2.7 percent, at 1,239 points.The capesize index lost 96 points, or 4.7 percent, at 1,957 points."Capesize rates have continued to soften over the last week to about $14,800 per day, partially reflecting an increase in the number of vessels ballasting to Brazil

Tokyo Gas Takes First LNG Cargo from Cove Point

Tokyo Gas Takes First LNG Cargo from Cove Point

Japan received its first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on Monday from Dominion Energy Inc's newly completed Cove Point export plant, the beginning of a jump in imports from the United States by the world's biggest buyer of the fuel.The docking of the tanker LNG Sakura at Tokyo Gas Co's Negishi terminal near Tokyo is another marker of shifting global energy flows as the United States ramps up exports of gas and oil from shale formations.The cargo is the first of 2.2 million tonnes of LNG a year Japanese companies are purchasing under long-term contracts from Cove Point in Maryland.