SERVICES

Europe

Jurisdiction and online sale of airline tickets: United Sections express on the point / ANALYSIS
ABS grants AIP to Deltamarin and GTT for dual-fuel Newcastlemax design
U.S. transportation growth “to mirror slower GDP in 2020”
Short-sea leader Wilson buys two new ships
DFDS buys Huisman

DFDS buys Huisman

To further expand and develop its European logistics services, Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS has acquired 100% of the share capital of the Dutch logistics company Huisman

North Africa

Saipem-Subsea 7 would be “the 4th largest company in their domain”
Libyan oil firm unable to pay salaries at eastern unit with parallel board
Benghazi port bustling again despite Libya’s divisions
Egypt’s Sisi appoints new Suez Canal Authority chairman
Morocco’s BMCE Bank looks to build on China ties to deliver $11 bln tech city

Middle East

Saudi Aramco’s shipping arm looks to charter tankers in LNG foray-sources
Iran outlines budget to resist U.S. sanctions as oil exports plunge
Japan plans to send 270 sailor to Middle East to guard ships
Unifeeder acquires the Feedertech Group

Unifeeder acquires the Feedertech Group

Aarhus (Denmark) - Denmark’s Unifeeder, part of the United Arab Emirates’s global port operator DP World, has acquired a 77% stake in The Feedertech Group, a Singapore-based feeder and shortsea operator

U.S. assures banks on transactions with China company hit by sanctions

Black Sea

For Russian business, big dreams in Africa / FOCUS
Turkey boasts vessel exports

Turkey boasts vessel exports

Istanbul - Data compiled from the Transport and Infrastructure Ministry reveal that Turkey has taken significant, eye-catching steps in maritime transport, a strategic sector for global trade. One of the important initiatives was the revival of maritime transport with the removal of excise duty

New LNG-hybrid vessels for Seaspan Ferries

New LNG-hybrid vessels for Seaspan Ferries

Mangalia - Canadian transport provider Seaspan Ferries will be adding two new liquid natural gas (LNG) – battery hybrid ferries to its fleet in 2021. The 149-meter-long vessels will be constructed by Damen Shipyards Gorinchem at their Mangalia Shipyard in Romania, with construction scheduled to begin in 2019

Damen-De Beers pact, focus on Mangalia

Damen-De Beers pact, focus on Mangalia

Mangalia - On 15 May 2019,Damen Shipyards Group and De Beers Marine Namibia participated in a special steel cutting ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on a new offshore vessel. In February 2019, De Beers Marine Namibia awarded a contract to Damen to build a new crawler diamond recovery vessel

“Nothing wrong giving Russian passports to East Ukraine residents”