China Shipbuilding Group, the new shipbuilding conglomerate merged by two largest Chinese state-run shipbuilders CSSC and CSIC, has had a remarkable debut show at Marintec China in Shanghai announcing RMB30bn worth ($4.2bn) of new contracts
Bunker fuel quality issues continue to persist in the industry, even as fuel management is set to become more critical, ahead of the International Maritime Organization’s, or IMO, January 2020 low sulfur global marine fuels mandate, sources at an industry event in Singapore said this week.
Italy’s Saipem has been awarded two new contracts in the offshore wind sector worth around €750m ($826m).
Global electricity production from coal is on track to fall by around 3% in 2019, the largest drop on record, according to a new report from UK website Carbon Brief.
Top shipowners have offered their advice on how to survive and profit in the new shipping world order.
The third quarter of 2019 saw growth in the global container volumes slip to 1.5% while freight rates declined an average of 3.6% according to AP Moller – Maersk in its Q3 earnings statement.
The IMO Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships has made significant progress in pushing forward with work to help achieve the ambitious targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships, which aims, as a matter of urgency, to decarbonise international shipping in this century.
Ten ports in the Nordic Region have signed a declaration with the aim to focus on sustainable port management.
Greek owner Eco Carriers Maritime has acquired 2010-built supramax bulker Krania from compatriot Neda Maritime, according to brokers.
German shipping company Wessels Marine and compatriot engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions have unveiled a project to retrofit the container vessel Wes Amelie to liquefied synthetic natural gas (SNG) operation.
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Staying fit has numerous health benefits, as it makes us physically and mentally stronger. Seafarers are not an exception and the Seafarers' Health Information Programme published a guide containing examples of on board exercises.
The total capacity of the world’s cellular containership fleet has passed the 23 million TEU mark following the delivery of two more Pegasus class vessels to MSC in September, according to Alphaliner.
The two Norsepower Rotor Sails installed onboard the Maersk Tankers product tanker Maersk Pelican have reduced the ship’s fuel consumption by 8.2% during a 12-month trial period.
Cape Town to host the eighth Regional Conference of the Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa (GI WACAF) (28-31 October)
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The Cook Islands and Sao Tome and Principe have become the latest States to become Party to the Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety. They deposited their instruments of accession during the Torremolinos Ministerial Conference on Fishing Vessel Safety a and Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing (21-23 October).
Russia wants to make its Arctic waters more attractive to shippers than the Suez Canal and could be willing to compensate for potential risks to make that happen.
Member States and industry stakeholders outline their readiness - and highlight challenges - for sulphur 2020 implementation. More...
Ammonia and hydrogen are promising potential fuels of the future in a decarbonized shipping industry, which has to switch to alternative, zero carbon fuels in order to meet the targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships, an IMO symposium on sulphur 2020 and alternative fuels heard on Friday (18 October).
Belgian Port of Antwerp and Dutch Port of Zeebrugge have given the green light for starting negotiations regarding a possible merger.
Two shipping companies incorporated in Liberia will pay a USD 1.8 million criminal penalty for pollution caused by a cargo vessel and concealing evidence, the US Department of Justice said.
The GMN global network of maritime technology cooperation centres has completed numerous pilot projects over the past three years, helping to drive forward the changes which are required to reduce GHG emissions from shipping. More...
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