Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tempers Flare as Hamburg Selects Chinese Consortium for Container Port Expansion Project

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A storm is brewing in the city of Hamburg over the port authority awarding the development of the 42ha Steinwerder South container terminal project...

July 18, 2017
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Maritime News

Germany to Boost Naval Spending Under $4.3 Billion Warship Plan

By Birgit Jennen and Rainer Buergin (Bloomberg) — Germany plans to spend an extra 525 million euros ($572 million) to boost the capabilities of a new class of combat ships...

April 25, 2017
Total Views: 30

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Denmark To Build Offshore Wind Turbine Higher Than Eiffel Tower

by Jess Shankleman (Bloomberg) Offshore wind turbines are about to become higher than the Eiffel Tower, allowing the industry to supply subsidy-free clean power to the grid on a massive...

April 22, 2017
Total Views: 28

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Germany Trumpets First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Farm

by Tino Andresen (Bloomberg) German’s electricity grid regulator approved bids to build what will be the first offshore wind farms that depend entirely on market prices instead of government support...

April 15, 2017
Total Views: 9

Friday, March 17, 2017

German Ports Push Back Against Trump

When Michael von Harten started loading cars onto ships in the German port of Bremerhaven 27 years ago, the facility handled some 700,000 vehicles a year. That number has since...

March 17, 2017
Total Views: 2

Monday, February 13, 2017
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Germany to Buy Six MKS Multi-Role Warships – Ministry

BERLIN, Feb 13 (Reuters) – German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has decided to buy six MKS-180 multi-role warships instead of putting off a decision on two of those...

February 13, 2017
Total Views: 47

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Elbe Dredging Plan Needs Improvement, Court Says

By Reinhard Becker LEIPZIG, Germany, Feb 9 (Reuters) – Plans to dredge the river Elbe in Hamburg must be improved before a stop order on the work is lifted, a...

February 9, 2017
Total Views: 2

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Maritime News

Germany to Skip Tender for 1.5 Billion Euro Warship Purchase

BERLIN, Jan 26 (Reuters) – The German Defence Ministry on Thursday said it would skip an open tender for the planned purchase of five more corvettes valued at 1.5 billion...

January 26, 2017
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Capesize Bulk Carrier Breaks Down in Elbe River – AIS

A capesize bulk carrier blocked ship traffic in the Elbe River in Germany on Tuesday after losing power while inbound to the port of Hamburg. According to reports the 292-meter...

January 17, 2017
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Unexploded WWII Mine Found Floating Near German Offshore Wind Farm

An unexploded mine believed to be from WWII has been found floating near an offshore wind farm in the North Sea off Germany. Germany’s Central Command for Maritime Emergencies said...

January 10, 2017
Total Views: 120

Friday, October 14, 2016
Maritime News

Germany to Spend 1.5 Billion Euros on More Navy Ships

BERLIN, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Germany has agreed to spend 1.5 billion euros to buy five more corvettes for the navy, the navy said on Friday, and Die Welt newspaper...

October 14, 2016
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
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Maritime News

Contract for $4.5 Billion German Multi-Role Warships Delayed

BERLIN, Oct 11 (Reuters) – A tender worth around 4 billion euros ($4.5 billion) for four warships for the German navy has been delayed by around six months to ensure...

October 11, 2016
Total Views: 2

Thursday, September 1, 2016
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Germany Bails Out Bad Shipping Loans

German state-controlled lender NordLB has agreed to take full control of its loss-making Bremer Landesbank (BLB) unit, which is suffering from a weak shipping market that is chipping away at...

September 1, 2016
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Maritime News

Cruise Ships a Beacon for Germany’s KfW in Dire Shipping Market

By Nicholas Brautlecht (Bloomberg) — The call of the Caribbean is proving irresistible for Germany’s KfW IPEX, the development bank that funds the shipbuilding industry. After lending 1.1 billion euros...

August 3, 2016
Total Views: 61

Monday, August 1, 2016
Genting Cruise Ship
Maritime News

Deltamarin, Elomatic to Design 200,001 Ton Cruise Ship for Star Cruises

Design and engineering companies Deltamarin and Elomatic have signed a large scale engineering contract with German shipbuilder MV Werften for the design of a giant Global Class cruise ship. The...

August 1, 2016
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Maritime News

AIDAprima, World’s First Dual-Fuel Cruise Ship, Christened in Germany

Aida Cruises’ new flagship AIDAprima was christened in Germany over the weekend in a grand ceremony taking place during the Port of Hamburg’s 827th anniversary celebration. AIDAprima was launched as...

May 10, 2016
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
German Salvage Tug Assisting Container Vessel

Team of Tugs Pull CSCL Indian Ocean Free from Elbe Riverbed

Above is an AIS recreation of the refloating from VesselTracker: One of the world’s largest containerships was pulled free overnight after spending five days hard aground on Germany’s Elbe River....

February 9, 2016
Total Views: 655

Friday, February 5, 2016
Maritime News

CSCL Indian Ocean Could Be Stuck For Days on Elbe River – PHOTOS

The CSCL Indian Ocean, one of the world’s biggest containerships, is still stuck on the Elbe River after the giant containership ran aground on its approach to the port of Hamburg...

February 5, 2016
Total Views: 55

Thursday, February 4, 2016

One of World’s Biggest Containerships Hard Aground on Elbe River – AIS REPLAY

Updates: CSCL Indian Ocean Grounding One of the world’s biggest containerships is hard aground in Germany’s Elbe River leading to the port of Hamburg. The vessel CSCL Indian Ocean ran...

February 4, 2016
Total Views: 758

Friday, December 4, 2015

Cargo Ship Takes Out Railway Bridge in Germany

A 111-meter cargo ship plowed through a span of a railway bridge Thursday in Germany, closing the bridge indefinitely. Reports say the general cargo ship MV Emsmoon was transiting the...

December 4, 2015
Total Views: 54