2021 January 24


Boluda Towage acquires Dutch Towage & Salvage Company Iskes

The purchase of Iskes strengthens Boluda’s position as leading operator providing towage and sustainable marine solutions


MARAD announces notice of funding opportunity for America's small shipyard grant program

Grants will provide more than $19 million in funding


Greensea receives US NAVY award to advance Standoff Command and Control

Greensea’s open architecture technology on ROV furthered by Small Business Innovation Research Phase II grant


USCG assists 7 people after boat collision near Fort Pierce

The seven individuals were safely transported to Station Fort Pierce with no medical concerns


Contract awards within Renewable Energy and Subsea

The two contracts for the CSV Normand Jarstein will be performed ahead of the previously announced contract with Ørsted at the Hornsea2 wind farm


RightShip and INTERCARGO announce important new quality standard for dry bulk sector to be governed by new NGO

Supported by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and BIMCO, DryBMS now exists as a simple set of best practices and key performance indicators


V.Group announces new appointment

V.Group taps Bjoern Sprotten as CEO, Ship Management


Siem Car Carriers' fleet continues to grow with Super-Eco, LNG powered PCTC vessels

Siem Aristotle joins sister ship as the world’s two largest Super-Eco, LNG powered PCTC vessels

2021 January 23


DNV GL awards AIP to KSOE for wing sail propulsion system

The wing sail design is 20 meters wide, 50 meters high and installed vertically on both sides of the deck


Boomsma Shipping installs and sails off with two eConowind Flatrack VentiFoils

The Dutch flagged general cargo vessel made its maiden voyage to Vasteras, Sweden with the VentiFoils in operation


HHLA acquires majority share of automation specialist iSAM AG

Transaction takes HHLA’s growth- and innovation-focused strategy further


MPA announces 30-day suspension for pleasure craft, ADVANT, for large social gathering on board

MPA reminds all pleasure craft owners and operators to adhere strictly to the safe management plan


Puerto Aguadulce hits 1 million TEU milestone

Puerto Aguadulce has become one of the most productive and efficient ports in the country


Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for M/V Calipso with Viterra

The “Calipso” is a 73,691 dwt Panamax dry bulk vessel built in 2005


Bahri Ship Management receives ISO 45001 certification for occupational health and safety

ISO 45001:2018 covers occupational health and safety (OH&S) management systems

2021 January 22


Rosmorport's icebreaker Mudyug starts providing icebreaking assistance in the Baltic Sea

In 2020, FSUE “Rosmorport” began providing icebreaking assistance on December 7


Andrey Lavrishchev appointed as head of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency

This position was previously held by Aleksandr Poshivay


Aleksandr Poshivay appointed as Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation

This position was previously held by Yury Tsvetkov


Rosmorport starts providing geodesic and hydrographic services in the water area of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky seaport

Services are provided at the request of interested organizations on a contractual basis


APM Terminals Gothenburg offers certified climate impact calculations to customers

APM Terminals Gothenburg has reduced its carbon emissions by 88%