Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Germany’s JadeWeserPort Presses Forward Despite Slowdown

The 33,000 containers handled at JadeWeserPort since opening for business in September are a far cry from the annual 2.7 million forecast when project began a decade ago.

May 7, 2013
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Monday, March 25, 2013

Hapag-Lloyd, Hamburg Süd Merger Talks Stall

Talks of a merger between Germany’s largest container shipping companies have been suspended because terms of a deal could not be reached. Oetker Group, which owns Hamburg Süd, asked for...

March 25, 2013
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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Private Equity Steers Blohm + Voss Towards Luxury Yachts

By Eyk Henning FRANKFURT–London-based private equity firm Star Capital Partners Ltd. is pursuing a deal that will allow it to turn one of the oldest German marine companies into a...

January 31, 2013
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Friday, October 12, 2012

Subsea Power Links Unbuilt Windmills

Dusseldorf – German consumers are paying millions of euros to link the national power grid to windmills in the North Sea that haven’t yet been built, grid operator TenneT TSO...

October 12, 2012
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Thursday, September 13, 2012

P+S Werften Loses DFDS Newbuild Pair

DFDS (DFDS.KO), the Danish shipping and logistics company, said Thursday it has cancelled contracts with German shipyard P+S Werften GmbH for a pair of new ships ordered in November 2010....

September 13, 2012
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Engineering News

Germany’s P+S Werften Files for Insolvency

German shipbuilder P+S Werften GmbH on Wednesday said it has filed for insolvency with the local court of Stralsund, Germany, after talks with creditors, customers and suppliers broke down. “In...

August 29, 2012
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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Captain of German Ferry Facing Charges After Collision

The captain of German ferry Nils Holgersson could be facing serious charges after local coast guard officials have ruled out that any technical malfunction caused his ferry to ram another...

May 8, 2012
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Monday, February 13, 2012

Port of Hamburg Regains Market Share, Views Positive Future [REPORT]

The Port of Hamburg regains market shares and foresees a positive annual balance on total seaborne cargo throughput… In 2011, Germany’s largest universal port achieved a seaborne cargo throughput totalling...

February 13, 2012
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Monday, December 5, 2011
Press Releases

New Ferry For Scandlines Launched – “Berlin”

Scandlines and P + S shipyards are celebrating another milestone on their way to putting their two new builds into service. Today the “Berlin” came into contact with the element...

December 5, 2011
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Monday, February 14, 2011

Royal Caribbean signs letter of intent with Meyer Werft for two new generation ships

MIAMI/PAPENBURG: Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. has signed a letter of intent with the Papenburg, Germany-based Royal Carribean International  to build the first of a new generation of Royal Carribean International...

February 14, 2011
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Friday, February 11, 2011

Wreck Of The Waldorf – Salvage of sunken tanker shuts down section of German Rhine River

FRANKFURT -(Dow Jones)- Maritime traffic on the Rhine river has been blocked entirely between the German towns of St. Goar and Oberwesel since Wednesday afternoon, and voyages will likely remain...

February 11, 2011
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Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Engineering News

ABB to provide energy-efficient propulsion, electrical systems for two next-gernaation cruise ships

Zurich, Switzerland – ABB has been awarded an order to provide power and propulsion systems for two next-generation cruise ships to be built by Meyer Werft at its shipyard in...

February 9, 2011
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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

German Water Bridge – Magdeburg Canal Bridge

The Magdeburg Canal Bridge This could be the worlds strangest bridge but here at gCaptain we think it is pretty cool. Germany’s water bridge known as the Magdeburge Canal Bridge...

July 14, 2010
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Monday, June 15, 2009

Port Kiel Fire – Incident Photo Of The Week

The Local Reports:

June 15, 2009
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