United Heavy Lift takes nine ships from Zeamarine

Multipurpose operator United Heavy Lift takes over nine ships from competitor Zeamarine, learns ShippingWatch. This is the second time in a short while that Zeamarine hands over ships to a rival as part of a large-scale cost reduction effort. The ships were on charter with Zeamarine

SAL adds 3 new vessels to it’s fleet

SAL Heavy Lift is expanding its fleet with three heavy lift vessels with 800t lifting capacity in early 2020. They will serve breakbulk and heavy lift clients on the world markets via SALs well known Semi-Liner Service, but will also potentially offer new service options. When the new year 2020

Rune Birkeland resigns as CEO of G2 Ocean

Rune Birkeland is announcing his resignation from the role as Chief Executive Officer of G2 Ocean. He will be replaced by Chief Commercial Officer Arthur English as of 1 January 2020. Rune Birkeland is announcing that he is resigning from the role as Chief Executive Officer of G2

SAL Introduces New Emission Reduction System

SAL Heavy Lift, a global carrier specialized in sea transport of heavy lift and project cargo, said that it has become the first shipping company in the world to introduce hydrogen/methanol emission reduction technology to its fleet. The Harren & Partner Group company said in a press

G2 Ocean creating Project cargo growth

Norway's G2 Ocean is currently betting heavily on the project cargo and heavylift segment, in which the shipping company has just added two new offices to the list. According to its management, project cargo and heavylift cargo segment attracts the main part of new customers. At times

Newbuild DP2 B-types for Spliethoff

Spliethoff has recently signed a contract with Mawei Shipyard for the newbuild of two DP2- B-type vessels. The versatile characteristics of Spliethoff’s new B-Type make this vessel unique in the market. This state-of-the-art ship combines the intake of a multi-purpose vessel with a DP2, station-keeping ability of up

Zeamarine appoints new CFO

ZEAMARINE announced hat Chad Call will succeed Michael Dumas as Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect. An experienced financial executive, Chad Call has nearly a decade of financial leadership experience within the maritime industry, most recently serving as Vice President of Finance for ZEAMARINE. Chad will

G2 Ocean Expands its Project Cargo

G2 Ocean, a joint venture of two of the world's leading breakbulk and bulk shipping companies - Gearbulk and Grieg Star, hired three new Senior Project Cargo Managers and opens offices in Houston and Hamburg. Since the launch of G2 Ocean in 2017, the company has worked strategically

multipurpose sector experienced a tough first half of 2019

The multipurpose sector has experienced a tough first half of 2019, following a trend of difficult market conditions spanning over a decade. Fallout from ongoing global political trade discussions is taking its toll on both project and commodity trades, cutting down volumes at a time when external competition from non-MPV