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 Mineral Hope  (Bulk Carrier)
10 hours ago by arnekiel

New Charter fixed
19,900$/day to Classic Maritime for 1 year

 Oriente Shine  (Bulk Carrier)
10 hours ago by arnekiel

Sold
NYK have sold their handysize “Oriente Shine” 31/2001 Hakodate with SS 04/2021, DD 03/2019 to Chinese Buyers for USD 7.2 mill.

 Kaity L  (Bulk Carrier)
10 hours ago by arnekiel

Sold
Greek owners Vrontados have sold their “Kaity L” -50.457 Dwt/ Blt 2003 Jiangnan Shipyard China to Chinese buyers at levels USD 8.5 mill.

 Navios Armonia  (Bulk Carrier)
10 hours ago by arnekiel

Sold
Japanese owners Doun Kisen have sold their Supramax “Navios Armonia” 55/2008 Japan at levels USD 14.2 mill to Greeks.

 Trade Unity  (Bulk Carrier)
10 hours ago by arnekiel

Sold
United States Bankruptcy Court have sold the kamsarmax “Trade Unity” 82/2016 Jiangsu new yangzijia to Greeks buyers at undisclosed price.

 MSC Savannah  (Container Ship)
10 hours ago by arnekiel

Massive container vessel docks in Port Elizabeth
Transnet Port Terminals recently welcomed one of the largest container vessels into the Ngqura Container Facility in Port Elizabeth. The MSC SAVANNAH is a container ship built in 2011 with a gross tonnage of 91621 tons and a length of 335m. The vessel is en route to the Far East, having started its transshipment route in West Africa. It was berthed at Ngqura Container Terminal until Sunday. Transnet Port Terminals serviced the vessel, offloading 550 containers and loading a further 2922. the quick turnaround of the MSC Savannah vessel. We were more than ready to effectively and efficiently handle the MSC Savannah vessel using our state-of-the-art equipment handled by our skilled workforce on hand.” The Ngqura Container Terminal was designed to be a trans-shipment hub, servicing traffic from the East, South America and West African markets. It is the deepest container terminal in Southern Africa. Source: Daily News

 Fregate  (Tug)
10 hours ago by arnekiel

Redwise delivers FREGATE safely in Cayenne
The WID 2915 HYBRID vessel FREGATE has been safely delivered under own power by Redwise Maritime Services BV from Amsterdam to Cayenne. This Damen built ASD vessel is a hybrid in more than one sense. Apart from having an advanced hybrid propulsion system, she combines the functions of an ASD tug with the capabilities to conduct maintenance dredging. The FREGATE is designed and equipped with an Air- and Water injection system for maintenance dredging at the harbours of Cayenne and Kourou. The vessel can sail in direct driven diesel mode and through the electric motors on the VETH thrusters. The main engine driven generators are able to provide simultaneously for: propulsion, pumps and air compressor for the air- and water injection system, winches etc. This true hybrid is furthermore equipped with a substantial firefighting system to provide additional emergency response capabilities. Redwise takes pride in delivering ships under own power to any place where they can get safely afloat.

 Mpi Discovery  (Offshore Vessel > Offshore Support Vessel)
10 hours ago by arnekiel

Jan De Nul confirms acquisition of part of MPI Offshore
an De Nul Group and Vroon Group, which owns MPI Offshore, have signed agreements to transfer part of the ofshore business of MPI to the Belgian owner. Jan De Nul said the deal includes the transfer from MPI of the jack-up vessel MPI DISCOVERY together with its crew, as well as a number of MPI’s employees.

 Front Stratus  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Crude Oil Tanker)
10 hours ago by arnekiel

Termination of long term charter-in contract of VLCC Front Stratus
Frontline Ltd. announced that Frontline Shipping Limited has agreed with Ship Finance International Limited ("Ship Finance") to terminate the long term charters for three very large crude carriers ("VLCCs"); Front Page, Front Serenade and Front Stratus upon the sale and delivery of the vessels by Ship Finance to an unrelated third party. Frontline has agreed to a total compensation payment to Ship Finance of $10.125 million for the termination of these charters, which will be paid by Frontline in the form of three promissory notes, and Frontline and FSL will be released from all of their other respective obligations in relation to these vessels. These transactions are expected to complete during the third quarter of 2018.

 Front Serenade  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Crude Oil Tanker)
10 hours ago by arnekiel

Termination of long term charter-in contract of VLCC Front Serenade
Frontline Ltd. announced that Frontline Shipping Limited has agreed with Ship Finance International Limited ("Ship Finance") to terminate the long term charters for three very large crude carriers ("VLCCs"); Front Page, Front Serenade and Front Stratus upon the sale and delivery of the vessels by Ship Finance to an unrelated third party. Frontline has agreed to a total compensation payment to Ship Finance of $10.125 million for the termination of these charters, which will be paid by Frontline in the form of three promissory notes, and Frontline and FSL will be released from all of their other respective obligations in relation to these vessels. These transactions are expected to complete during the third quarter of 2018.


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