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JUNE 13, 2012 — Athens-headquartered Box Ships Inc. (NYSE: TEU) reports that it has entered into agreements with subsidiaries of Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. (OOCL) to acquire two 5,344 TEU post-Panamax container vessels, the…
JUNE 13, 2012 — Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has announced plans to send 10 to 20 Capesize bulkers for scrapping or into cold lay-up. The move is in response to this fiscal year's worsening…
JUNE 13, 2012 — New York City-headquartered McAllister Towing & Transportation reports that its latest newbuild plans will see it build a Jensen Maritime designed 5,150 hp twin ASD tractor tug powered by 3516CHD Tier…
JUNE 12, 2012 —Two 35 m Incat Crowther designed catamaran passenger ferries, Hai Ju and Hai Yao, built by Afai Southern Shipyard in China.  have been commissioned by Zhuhai High Speed Ferry Co. The vessels…
JUNE 12, 2012 — Canada's Groupe Desgagnés has purchased the unfinished 95.1 m passenger-vehicle-container carrier Bella Desgagnés. Its builder, Croatian shipyard Brodogradiliste Kraljevica, started bankruptcy proceedings today Although the vessel was more than 92 percent…
JUNE 12, 2012 — STX Finland's Turku shipyard has held the naming ceremony for a multipurpose deck cargo vessel set for delivery this summer to the Gaiamare Ltd. subsidiary of the Meriaura Group. Godmother of…
JUNE 12, 2012 — The Paris Commercial Court yesterday accepted an made by Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel for French cross=Channel ferry operator SeaFrance group. The court placed SeaFrance in liquidation on January 9 2012 after…
JUNE 12, 2012 — GE Marine has appointed Jeremy Barnes as the Commercial Marine Marketing Director. Based at GE Marine's Evendale, Ohio, headquarters, he is responsible for global commercial market development activities for GE's full…
JUNE 12, 2012 — Maersk Illinois last month became became the first American-flag ship to load cargo in the Port of Milwaukee for an overseas destination in more than 30 years.. The U.S. flag multipurpose…
JUNE 11, 2012 — Although the Islamic Republic of Iran is now on the Paris MOU "White List" of flags, promotion has eluded the United States, which remains on the "Gray List" (albeit towards the…
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