Braemar inks deal with UK MOD

Braemar signed a seven-year contract with the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide global shipbroking services across all commercial maritime sectors. Under the contract, Braemar will provide the MOD with access to its S&P, chartering and research departments across … Read More

Ship Attacked Off Yemen

A vessel has been attacked 34 nautical miles (63 km) southwest of Yemen’s Hodeidah, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Organisation (UKMTO) reported on its website on Thursday, adding an investigation is underway. British maritime security company Ambrey Intelligence said the … Read More

Sercel Acquires Geocomp

CGG announced today that Sercel, its Sensing & Monitoring division, has acquired Geocomp Corporation, specialized in high-value services and products for geotechnical risk management and infrastructure monitoring.  This acquisition gives Sercel access to the US infrastructure market and will accelerate … Read More

Containershipping’s Long-term Reefer Rates Soar to All-time Highs, says Xeneta

According to the latest crowd-sourced data from Xeneta, long-term rates for reefer containers on the key US West Coast to Far East route soared almost 60% in April. In its report Xeneta notes a surge in rates of around $2000 … Read More

Opening Ukraine’s Black Sea Ports Would Need Review of Sanctions on Russia, Moscow Says

Moscow said on Thursday that sanctions on Russia would have to be reviewed if it were to heed a U.N. appeal to open access to Ukraine’s Black Sea ports so that grain could be exported, according to an Interfax news … Read More

New Product: Rhosonics CLAMP-IN Pipe Integration System

Rhosonics debuts a pipe integration system for the Slurry Density Meter (SDM) – the Clamp-In, designed to make it easy to remove the sensor without interrupting the process. The Clamp-In allows the installation of existing pipes in the process: plastic … Read More

Danelec Scores Order to Outfit 100+ Ships

Danelec Marine will roll-out out a digital upgrade across a fleet of 100+ vessels, following an order placed in March 2022. The ships will be connected to the DanelecConnect Cloud platform where a package of performance monitoring applications will unlock … Read More

Valenciaport Notes that War, Inflation, Shortages Hamper Spanish Export Activity

Between January and April, the number of containers full of cargo (export) fell by 12.72% and those unloaded (import) increased by 6.96% The geopolitical situation, the war in Ukraine, the increase in the cost of energy and the shortage of … Read More

French Shipping Firm CMA CGM to Buy Stake in Air France-KLM

French shipping firm CMA CGM will take a stake in Air France-KLM as part of an air cargo partnership, betting on growing demand for flying goods around the world as supply chains remain snarled in the wake of the pandemic. … Read More

Shipbuilding: Sanmar Delivers Tug to Svitzer

Sanmar Shipyards delivered a RAmparts 2400SX class Z-drive tug to Svitzer for its operations in the Dominican Republic. Dubbed Svitzer Rivas, this is the 27th tugboat that Sanmar has delivered to Svitzer, and is based on the exclusive-to-Sanmar RAmparts 2400SX … Read More