Outfit to employ fuel boss as it uses airline software to trim bunkers
30.06.2008 Port of Longview welcomes ‘green’ vessel
At a reception the Port of Longview honored the German marine vessel MV "Beluga SkySails" and crew for their environmentally innovative transportation solutions.
01.06.2008 Heavy weather?
The heavylift shipping sector is having to grow fast to keep up with demand – and owners are rising to the challenge says Michael Hollmann
01.06.2008 Lifting the market to new levels
A shortage of suitable tonnage coupled with strong rates and long booking lead times has forced established operators to view the heavy lift newbuilding sector with more enthusaism than previously seen.
19.05.2008 New vessel type reflects changing industry
Shipping lines active in the heavylift sector are facing the new challenges of growing transport volumes and a trend towards ever larger individual consignments. The next generation of multipurpose heavylift freighters has a...
16.05.2008 Eskom relief for SC
The largest value of international a shipment on one consignment to reach Mossel Bay over long period of time, arrived in Mossel Bay Harbour on Friday, 2 May, on board a special project ship, MV "Beluga Fantastic".
02.05.2008 Beluga in Lion City to feed on rich pickings
Bremen-based Beluga Shipping has long had a long presence in Asia with offices to Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai and Mumbai. But it only opened an office in Singapore last November.
02.05.2008 MPP-vessel sector booms
European players have rushed to plug the gap in a thriving trade that appears not to interest Asian owners.
Beluga sales almost double in 2007
28.03.2008 Hopes rising for fuel-saving sails
Bunker savings of some 2,000 per operating day are claimed to be possible with Beluga's kite.