LNG Carrier News

Thousands of American Airlines fliers stranded after partner's meltdown

Thousands of American Airlines customers have had their travel plans disrupted because of a computer glitch at a regional affiliate that has dragged on for days.American has apologized for the fault at its PSA Airlines subsidiary, but has warned disruptions were likely to continue for PSA-operated flights "over the next few days."FLIGHT TRACKER: Is your flight on time?All told…

Stratford Lawyer Secures $100,000 Settlement for Restaurateur Struck By Car

[caption id="attachment_11534" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Shu restaurant at 1795 Post Road in Fairfield. Photo Credit: Google Maps.[/caption] Attorneys for the owner of three restaurants serving authentic Szechuan food have secured a $100,000 settlement after the man was struck by a car after closing up one of his eateries.

Second tanker heads for Cameroon FLNG

An LNG tanker is expected to arrive in Cameroonian waters on 26 May to load the second cargo from Perenco’s Hilli Episeyo FLNG vessel.The plant’s first cargo left onboard the Galicia Spirit on 17 May.Agence Ecofin reports the Golar Maria will start loading from the facility, the world’s second FLNG plant, in the coming…
Ballast water systems for OSVs - sector update

Ballast water systems for OSVs

Mobile systems could be an economic solution for some operators (credit: BWC)Barges, OSVs and other craft with variable operating patterns could use mobile systems, according to one manufacturerMobile ballast water management systems (BWMSs) could save some ship operators up to 80% of their compliance costs, according to…

Russian Naval Aviation Is In Deep Trouble. Could China Come to the Rescue?

Dave MajumdarSecurity, Given that Russia and China are drawing closer geopolitically, it is possible that Beijing would entertain the idea of allowing the Kremlins naval aviators to train onboard Liaoning.Russian Naval Aviation Is In Deep Trouble. Could China Come to the Rescue?With Russias sole remaining aircraft carrierAdmiral…

Australia's Port Kembla reopens after cargo ship blaze

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A fire in the hold of a bulker ship on Monday briefly closed Australia’s Port Kembla, the second-largest coal export port in New South Wales state, stopping shipping for eight hours. The port was shut soon after the blaze began before dawn on the MV Iron Chieftain as it unloaded dolomite, a mineral used…
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China's "Underwater Great Wall"

[By Ewen Levick]The news that China has deployed bombers and cruise missiles to contested reefs and islands in the South China Sea has caused significant concern. The move allows Beijing to target ships in disputed waters with a missile capable of maneuvering around defence systems at Mach 3. It has also placed northern…

Alaska Air Cargo grows service 40% across North America

SEATTLE, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting tomorrow, Alaska Air Cargo expands its cargo lift capacity by 40 percent in the continental U.S. by utilizing the 71 Airbus aircraft that became part of the Alaska Airlines fleet as part of its merger with Virgin America. Alaska Air Cargo will utilize the belly space in these…

Braceville vet saw the world in Navy | News, Sports, Jobs

Tribune Chronicle / R. Charles R. McDermott, 79, of Braceville, talks about his time in the Navy from 1959 to 1963. He worked aboard the carrier USS Saratoga first operating the aircraft elevators and then compressing oxygen for use aboard the craft.Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series published every Monday between Memorial Day and Veterans Day honoring local veterans.
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Hyundai Merchant signs LOIs with 3 firms to build 20 container ships by mid-2021

Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., South Koreas leading shipping company, has signed letters of intent (LOIs) with the countrys three major shipbuilders to build 20 container carriers by mid-2021. At its headquarters in Seoul, Hyundai Merchant signed an LOI with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. and Samsung Heavy Industries Co.

Conveyor belt blamed for extremely hazardous Port Kembla ship fire

A dramatic fire aboard a bulk carrier at Port Kembla most likely began on the ships conveyor belt before taking hold in a 12,000 cubic metre pile of gravel-like material far below deck, firefighters say. The fire was detected about 3.30am Monday, as a load of dolomite was being offloaded from the CSL-owned Iron Chieftain at Bluescope-owned berth 113. Twenty-two crew evacuated without injury.

On This Day in History - June 17th - Almanac

Today is Sunday, June 17, the 168th day of 2017 with 197 to follow.The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Saturn and Venus.Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include British clergyman John Wesley, the founder of Methodism…

Windstream Wholesale boosts fiber presence at NJFC ~ Converge! Network Digest

Windstream Wholesale is fortifying its fiber transport network at NJFX’s Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation campus, located at the cable landing station in Wall, NJ.“What Windstream Wholesale offers at the NJFX colocation campus is a reliable, high-quality option for organizations coming in internationally, looking for connectivity options in the U.S…

Seaspan Corporation vs. Diana Shipping

It would be understandable for investors to approach the shipping industry with caution, especially after years of misery, but this time really might be different. Key industry metrics reported during first-quarter 2018 business updates, including the supply of available ships (at a multiyear low) and the number of ships on backlog (at a historic low)…
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Manager of China's Biggest Shipbuilder is Under Investigation

Sun Bo, the general manager of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, is under investigation by the Communist Party of China's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI). CCDI is the party's highest internal control office, and it serves as China's top anti-corruption agency.In a statement released Saturday via state media…

CNBC's Lori Ann LaRocco Offers Readers a Rarefied View of Shipow

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Navy report cites lack of nuclear employees at shipyard | Nation

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) A draft report issued by a Navy command raises concerns about a lack of skilled workers in nuclear-related fields at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia.The report reviewed by the Daily Press raises no safety concerns but says the lack of workers could delay future projects.Newport News Shipbuilding is one of the state's largest employers.

Navios Maritime Containers Inc. Announces Acquisition of Five Containerships and Options to Acquire

MONACO, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Navios Maritime Containers Inc. (Navios Containers or the Company) (NOTC:NMCI), a growth vehicle dedicated to the container sector, announced today that it has agreed to acquire five containerships for a total purchase price of $246.0 million. The Company expects to take delivery of all five vessels in the third quarter of 2018.