Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Sees Strong Demand for Ro-Ro Shipping

Oslo-based Ro-Ro shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen has reported another strong quarter for roll-on/roll-off shipping despite challenges in the global

August 16, 2022
Total Views: 2703

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Grimaldi Returns to Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for Six Multipurpose Ro-Ros

Italian shipping company Grimaldi Group has announced the construction of six new multipurpose roll-on/roll-off vessels at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South

February 25, 2021
Total Views: 2082

Friday, May 1, 2020
Maritime News

ARC Wins Major Global Household Goods Contract from U.S. Transportation Command

U.S.-flag ro-ro carrier ARC has been awarded a major contract to provide global relocation services for the Department of Defense and U.S. Coast Guard. The

May 1, 2020
Total Views: 194

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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French Automaker Unveils Plan to Construct Sailing Vehicle Carriers

French automaker Renault has unveiled an ambitious plan to construct two wind-powered roll-on/roll-off vessels by as early as 2020. For the project, Renault

November 28, 2018
Total Views: 106

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Maritime News

MSC Enters Deepsea Ro-Ro Shipping Sector

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The world’s second largest container shipping line, MSC, has announced plans to enter the scheduled deepsea roll-on

January 23, 2018
Total Views: 423

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

MSC Says in Talks to Buy Stake in Italy’s Ignazio Messina

LONDON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – The world’s no. 2 container line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is in talks to acquire a stake in smaller Italian

February 14, 2017
Total Views: 40

Friday, February 12, 2016
Maritime News

Ro-Ro Safety Compromised By Fires and Explosions

Ro-Ro safety is a crucial issue, which was discussed by marine industry professionals at a Ro-Ro Safety Seminar held in Rome last month.

February 12, 2016
Total Views: 80

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

ACL’s Atlantic Star, World’s Biggest Roll-On/Roll-Off Containership

Delivered in October, the Atlantic Star is the first of five new ‘G4’ ro-ro/containerships (ConRo) for Atlantic Container Line (ACL)

December 23, 2015
Total Views: 1681

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
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KKR Said to Hire Goldman Sachs for Turkish Shipping Sale

KKR & Co., the private-equity firm run by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to sell its Turkish shipping company U.N. Ro-Ro

December 3, 2013
Total Views: 13

Monday, August 13, 2012
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Cashing in on Bottomless Demand for Car Shipments to China

Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) — Record car shipments to China and a rebound in cargoes from Japanese automotive companies recovering from last year’s tsunami

August 13, 2012
Total Views: 6

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Engineering News

With a Boxy Stern and a Forward Pilothouse, M/V Tønsberg May Not be the Sexiest Ship on the Ocean, but She’s a Winner

The M/V Tønsberg, a RO/RO vessel was recently voted Ship of the Year. Fathom CTech’s Pete Lockley explored with the owners just what makes this

August 13, 2012
Total Views: 79

Sunday, August 5, 2012
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Fleet Expansion at Ignazio Messina Continues with $300 Million Newbuild Order

Since 1968, Italian Shipping Company Ignazio Messina & C has specialized in offering ro-ro container services to the Red Sea and East Africa.  With a

August 5, 2012
Total Views: 39

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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Nissan’s Solar Panel-Covered Ship, Looks to Harness the Sun for Shipping Efficiency

Sustainable mobility takes to the open water, as Nissan launches its first energy-efficient, coastal car carrier, the Nichioh Maru. Built by Shin Kurushima

January 31, 2012
Total Views: 61

Monday, December 19, 2011
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Engineering News

Sembcorp Wins $140M RoRo Conversion Contract

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Singapore-listed Sembcorp Marine Ltd. (S51.SG) said Monday its Sembawang Shipyard unit secured a US$140 million conversion

December 19, 2011
Total Views: 25

Thursday, November 24, 2011

World’s Largest Car Carrier – The RoRo MV Tønsberg

By Matthew Flynn, DNV Wilh. Wilhelmsen group made maritime history with four of the world’s largest RoRo car carrier ships ever built. As a first of the

November 24, 2011
Total Views: 946

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Interesting Ship – Wilh. Wilhelmsen’s Mark V class ro-ro

In commemoration of its 150th anniversary, Wilh. Wilhelmsen has launched the M/V Tønsberg, a Mark V class vessel said to be the largest, most sophisticated

March 23, 2011
Total Views: 36

Thursday, October 22, 2009

US Navy test article from Cargotec demonstrates vehicle transfer at sea

A test article ship-to-ship vehicle transfer system from Cargotec is on its way to the US Navy; the test article uses MacGregor-based technology and can

October 22, 2009
Total Views: 49

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Interesting Ship – Trans Sea Lifter

The Trans Sea Lifter, or TSL, is a uniquely innovative barge carrying system for short sea shipping that, according to their website, can execute 5 to 7 times

August 20, 2009
Total Views: 19

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Auriga Leader – Toyota’s Solar Powered Cargo Ship

Completed in late 2008, the M/V Auriga Leader is the world’s first cargo ship to be partially propelled by solar power.   The 656-foot, 60,000-ton car

July 2, 2009
Total Views: 205

Friday, May 8, 2009

DYVI PACIFIC Car Carrier Capsize- Incident Photos

ShipSpotting has the end of the car carrier DYVI PACIFIC in a giant dockside capsize before sea trials were even completed in “One way to get rid of

May 8, 2009
Total Views: 69