Brexit wipes out 30% of UK Flag

Data shows that while the threat of a Brexit-fuelled exodus from the UK flag has been looming for some time, several major shipowners have quietly been making good on their threats to pull tonnage in the face of the financial and political uncertainties CMA CGM reflagged 40 vessels away from

DP World to develop Arctic shipping line

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem DP World, a global port and logistics operator, has signed an agreement to implement a project for the integrated development of the Northern Sea Routes (NSR), an Arctic shipping lane along Russia’s northern coast. The quadrilateral agreement of intent with Russian Direct Investment Fund,

Ulrich Ulrichs appointed new CEO for BBC Chartering

BBC Chartering, the market-leading operator of multipurpose and heavy lift vessels, announces the appointment of Ulrich Ulrichs as Chief Commercial Officer, effective May 2, 2019. Ulrichs will head the group’s global commercial business development activities, complementing the existing management team. As part of the group’s future

Roll Group on a Roll

Heavy transport and lifting company Roll Group has won a contract from major energy company Total, for the transport of 24 ethane cracker modules. The modules will be transported from Hamriyah in the United Arab Emirates to Port Arthur, Texas in the United States of America (USA) by ship. It


The ZEABORN Group has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining ownership interests in ZEAMARINE held by New Mountain Capital. The ZEAMARINE joint venture was formed in August 2018 when New Mountain Capital and ZEABORN agreed to combine the commercial activities of Intermarine, ZEABORN Chartering

Spliethoff expands fleet with 10 vessels

Beginning of 2019 the Spliethoff Group acquired mv Hudsongracht (HHL Elbe) and mv Humbergracht (HHL Tyne), both abt. 12.750 dwt and a combined crane capacity of 300 mt, as well as mv Heerengracht (HHL Amur) and mv Houtmangracht (HHL Mississippi), both abt. 12.750 dwt and a

Maersk wants larger share of within project cargo

Many years ago, project cargo became an integrated part of Maersk's total business. Now, Maersk has taken the next step in this venture. Maersk's plan for the division, which is broadly defined as cargo that cannot be transported in a standard container, is in many ways similar

Jumbo wins decommissioning contract

Jumbo has been awarded an offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea by TAQA Energy, involving the removal, transportation and disposal of three subsea protection domes and piles. The removal operation will take place in the offshore series of fields located in the P15 block 35km North West of Hoek

Tribute to Mr. Hans Kahn, Jumbo’s Founder

Mr. Kahn founded Jumbo in 1968, and we would not be the company we are today without the "luck and guts" of this remarkable man. The video includes interviews with Michael Kahn, Richard Borchard, Peter Bloch and Joop Roodenburg.

Meriaura fleet expands with a deck cargo vessel and more

Meriaura has signed five new time charter agreements. A deck cargo carrier, two multipurpose-heavy lift dry cargo vessels and two traditional dry bulk carriers are joining Meriaura fleet. M/S Enough Talk is a deck cargo carrier of the same type and size as Meriaura’s deck cargo carriers Aura and