Computational Fluid Dynamics

Over just the past fifteen years, the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become mainstream in ship design.

Tanker Earnings to Remain Low in 2018 amid Oversupply

The recovery of the tanker market forecast to start next year and give the much-needed boost to company earnings ...

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Nigerian Pirates Free MV Demeter's Crew

The crew of the Liberia-flagged containership MV Demeter has been released by Nigerian pirates, the spokesman for ...

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ICTSI’s Net Income Edges Up

Philippine terminal operator International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) saw a 5 percent rise in net income ...

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Container Shipping Facing Choppy Waters

The container shipping industry will have to ride out a bumpy period amid an anticipated seasonal decline in ...

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SeaIntel: Container Shipping Industry Favours Tax Havens

Over the past 30 years, there has been a constant shift toward registering container carriers in countries dubbed ...

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ICS: Zero Carbon Shipping Future Achievable

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has a vision of zero CO2 emissions from shipping in the second half of ...

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Interview: How Will Seafarers Be Impacted by Smart Ships?

The introduction of autonomous ships, often described as the next step for the maritime industry, is looming as ...

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BIMCO: Dry Bulk Market’s Recovery Still Fragile

The return to permanent profitable freight rates in the dry bulk sector is still way off, however, there has been a ...

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Pirates Target Crude Oil Tanker off Nigeria

A crude oil tanker managed to escape pirate hands while sailing some 21 nautical miles South-Southwest of Bonny ...

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Ships Warned of Plague Outbreak in Madagascar

The US authorities have issued a maritime alert urging vessels calling in Madagascar to exercise caution due to an ...

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OOCL Most Reliable Carrier in Q3

In the third quarter of 2017 Hong Kong-based container shipping company Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) was ...

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Product Tanker Orderbook at Historic Low

Despite somewhat increased activity in terms of new orders in the product tanker sector in the first nine months of ...

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Ordering Spree in Boxship Sector Unlikely

On the heels of the two orders by containership majors CMA CGM and MSC for 22,000 TEU ships, the market fears there ...

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Injured Seafarer Evacuated from Bulker off South Africa

South African authorities evacuated an injured crewmember from the bulk carrier Cape Enterprise, operated by ...

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Shipping Bonds Issuance Momentum Explained

Faced with the lack of available funding, a growing number of shipping companies have taken advantage of the low ...

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Vessel Operating Costs to Rise in 2017 and 2018

Vessel operating costs are expected to increase in both 2017 and 2018, according to the latest survey by ...

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Consolidation in Container Shipping May Lead to Oligopoly

Increased consolidation among carriers driven by a continued oversupply of vessels could bring some order to the ...

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Crewman with Leg Injury Evacuated from Tanker

A 39-year-old Croatian crewman has been evacuated from the crude oil tanker MV Almi Navigator off Port Elizabeth, ...

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WSC, IMO Fire Back on Lack of Climate Change Action Claims

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Shipping Council (WSC) have hit back at the accusations ...

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Uruguay Detains Stowaways Who Threatened Bulker Crew

Uruguayan Navy has detained four stowaways that threatened the crew aboard the bulk carrier Friederike. The four ...

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Breaking: Six Crew Kidnapped from Containership off Nigeria

Six crew members, including the captain, were kidnapped from the Liberian-flagged containership Demeter while the ...

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UAE FTA, ITF to Work on Solving Crew Abandonment

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Transport Authority (FTA) and the International Transport Workers’ ...

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Injured Seafarer Dies on Bulker off South Africa

A critically injured crewman died on board the bulk carrier MV Grand Amanda off South Africa on October 19, the ...

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124 Ships Dumped on South Asia's Beaches in Q3

Some 124 ships out of 227 ships broken in the third quarter of 2017 ended up on beaches in South Asia for dirty and ...

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Spotted: AIDA Starts Its First World Cruise

On October 17, AIDAcara embarked from Hamburg on AIDA Cruises’ very first world cruise. The 116-day cruise ...

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Slower Steaming Could Cut Emissions by a Third

Greenhouse gas emissions from three ship types – containerships, bulkers and tankers – could be reduced ...

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