In Case You Missed It: SMM-Hamburg Wrap-Up

The biennial SMM-Hamburg conference, known as one of the maritime industry's leading trade fairs and considered by many a "must attend" event, has once again come to a close in Hamburg, Germany. For those of you lucky enough to attend the event, it sounds like you had your plate's full and we wish you a safe trip home. But for those of you who missed it, here's a wrap-up of … [Read more...]

Far Solitaire Wins SMM’s “Ship of The Year Award” For Chemical Compliance

Farstad Shipping's new PSV Far Solitaire was today named the recipient vessel of the prestigious Ship of the Year 2012 award at the SMM conference in Hamburg, Germany. The vessel is basically a chemical tanker with the body of a platform supply vessel, specially designed to meet the increasing demand for the oil and gas industry's transport of noxious liquid substances (NLS … [Read more...]

SMIT Lamnalco contracts Damen for 3 Tugs

Today, Damen Shipyards Group and Smit Lamnalco have signed a contract for two newly designed ASD Tugs 3212 and a Stan Tug 2208. The signing ceremony took place at the Damen stand at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg (Germany). The Stu 2208 will be delivered mid-September from the stock of Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The two ASD 3212s will be delivered in the first week of October … [Read more...]