Monday, November 23, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Launching of the Largest Superyacht of 2015, the 156-Meter “Project Omar”

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov just outdid himself with the launch of his new 156 meter super yacht Project Omar. Usmanov already own another 110 meter super yacht dubbed Dilbar. The...

November 23, 2015
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Monday, September 7, 2015

Low Water Hampers Shipping on Rhine, Danube River

  HAMBURG, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Low water levels persist on the Rhine and Danube in Germany and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded on the German sections of both...

September 7, 2015
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Friday, August 28, 2015
Maritime News

Fire on UASC Containership at Port of Hamburg

  A fire broke out in the cargo area of a UASC containership early Friday morning as it arrived at the port of Hamburg. Local media reports say that firefighters...

August 28, 2015
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Danube River Blocked in Germany After Ship Grounding

HAMBURG/LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Shipping on the river Danube was blocked in south Germany on Wednesday after a cargo vessel ran aground because of low water levels, a police...

August 12, 2015
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: DolWin Beta Platform Departs Norway for German North Sea

The DolWin beta high voltage AC/DC power converter platform seen sailing out from Haugesund, Norway on August 1, 2015 on its way to the German sector of the North Sea,...

August 4, 2015
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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Docking a Triple-E

Today’s ship photos come to us from Bremerhaven Pilots docking a Maersk Triple-E containership at the Port of Bremerhaven. The tugs seen are Rotortug’s belonging to KOTUG International. In June,...

July 7, 2015
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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Port of Hamburg Germany
Maritime News

EU Ruling on River Dredging Could Hinder Port Expansion Projects

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday that damage to water quality must be considered when authorities approve river dredging to expand ports, in a ruling which could hinder expansion at the German ports of Bremen and Hamburg.

July 1, 2015
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Friday, June 19, 2015
Maritime News

RT Emotion – Germany’s First Hybrid Tug Named

The first hybrid tug to operate in German waters was officially named during a party held Thursday in the Port of Bremerhaven. Annika Bootsman-Kleberg, Member of the Wallenius’ Board and...

June 19, 2015
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Monday, November 24, 2014
Maritime News

Kiel Canal Lock Gate Severely Damaged by Ship Strike, Full Replacement Needed

A cargo ship struck a lock gate in a chamber of the Kiel Canal in Germany on Monday, causing damage so severe that the gate will need to be replaced entirely.

November 24, 2014
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Two Killed After Barge Sinks Off Germany

Two people were killed Monday morning when the barge they were on sank in heavy seas off the coast of Germany.

November 24, 2014
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Thursday, December 19, 2013
siderfly ship
Maritime News

Wanna Buy the Siderfly?

It’s been since six weeks since the freighter “Siderfly” collided with the 116-meter gas carrier Coral Ivory, and the vessel still waits at Brunsbüttel´s south quay on the Kiel Canal...

December 19, 2013
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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Thames Barrier Closed As Hurricane-Force Winds Wreak Havoc In Britain – UPDATE

Hurricane-force Storm Xaver blasted towards mainland Europe on Thursday after cutting transport and power in northern Britain and killing three people in what meteorologists warned could be the worst storm to hit the continent in years.

December 5, 2013
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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Kiel Canal Reopens After Bulldozers Secure Half-Sunk MV Siderfly [PHOTOS]

The Kiel Canal in Germany partially reopened Thursday after a three-day closure caused by a ship collision which left a 100-meter cargo ship on the verge of sinking into the...

October 31, 2013
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Kiel Canal Collision: MV Siderfly Damage Worse Than Expected, Waterway Remains Closed

Authorities in Germany say it is still unclear when the Kiel Canal will be re-opened to vessel traffic after salvors determined that damage to the holed MV Siderfly following Monday's ship collision is worse than originally thought.

October 30, 2013
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Kiel Canal Remains Closed following Ship Collision [PHOTOS]

The Kiel Canal in Germany remained closed Tuesday after a Monday morning ship collision left one vessel in danger of sinking and leaking diesel into the busy waterway.

October 29, 2013
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Monday, October 28, 2013

Collision Closes Germany’s Kiel Canal

A collision between a cargo ship and a LPG carrier early Monday morning has closed Germany's Kiel Canal, leaving the cargo ship heavily listing and leaking diesel into the busy waterway.

October 28, 2013
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Angela Merkel

Putin Gets Earful from German Chancellor Regarding Greenpeace Arrests

BERLIN, Oct 16 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday of her concerns over the arrest of Greenpeace activists after a protest at an...

October 16, 2013
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Thursday, August 22, 2013
Magdeburg Water Bridge Lock Rothensee

Canal Lock Workers’ Strike Disrupts German Inland Shipping

HAMBURG, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Cargo shipping on various rivers and canals in Germany was again disrupted on Thursday, German inland navigation agency WSA said, as workers operating locks resumed...

August 22, 2013
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Monday, July 8, 2013

Strike Blocking Some German Canals Set To Spread, Union Says

A strike by canal workers that has blocked cargo shipping in west and south Germany is set to spread to other parts of the country, the trade union leading the dispute said on Monday.

July 8, 2013
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Thursday, June 20, 2013

German Shipping Companies Plan Alliances

Half of Germany's maritime shipping companies plan to enter alliances with peers or deepen existing pacts in the next few months to counter overcapacity and falling freight rates, consultancy PWC said on Thursday.

June 20, 2013
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