Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Shipping Needs to Improve Risk Exposure Management

Effective management of risk within the shipping industry has improved slightly over the past 12 months, a survey ...

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Winner and Loser Ports of Reshuffled Asia-Europe Networks

The recent reshuffling of alliance networks on Asia-Europe trade, driven by carrier consolidation, has seen some ...

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Toxic Cocktail Could Disrupt Low Boxship Ordering

Hungry shipyards and shipping companies being eager to be top dog is a toxic cocktail which, combined with ...

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Tanker Fleet's DWT Growth on Course for Six-Year High

Over the past four months owners have been busy ordering new tankers, keeping the crude oil tanker fleet expansion ...

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Hybrid Global Terminal Operators on the Rise

More international terminal portfolios are likely to move into the hybrid category in the coming years, as pure ...

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Asia to Australasia Container Traffic Heading South

Asia to Australasia container traffic experienced its first quarterly slump in at least five years, falling by 11 ...

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Singapore, Japan Looking into LNG Bunkering for Car Carriers

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Ports and Harbours Bureau of the Ministry of Land, ...

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Dry Bulk Order Book Hits 13-Year Low, but for How Long?

The current order book for bulk carriers stands at 60.4 million DWT, which is the lowest in 13 years, based on the ...

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NYK to Test Autonomous Boxship in 2019

Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) intends to test an autonomous containership in the ...

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BW LPG Cuts Loss, Sells VLGC Oldie

Oslo-listed owner and operator of LPG vessels, BW LPG has reported a loss after tax of USD 7 million in the second ...

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New Deliveries to Keep LR Freight Rates Down

Freight rates for the Long Range (LR) tankers are expected to remain low for the rest of this and the next year, ...

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Alnic MC Cleared to Discharge Cargo after Collision

The Liberian-flagged tanker Alnic MC, which was involved in a collision with US Navy’s ship USS John S. ...

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Search for Missing John S. McCain Sailors Called Off

After more than 80 hours of multinational search efforts, the U.S. Navy said it suspended search and rescue ...

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Crew of Grounded Kea Trader Evacuated

Due to a large storm in the South Pacific at the beginning of this week, the crew and the majority of salvage ...

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Austal Philippines Wins 5th Ferry Order in 12 Months

Austal Philippines, part of Australian shipbuilding group Austal, has received the fifth high-speed commercial ...

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Lloyd’s Register Oficially Classes Prelude FLNG

Shell’s floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility Prelude has officially entered into Lloyd’s Register ...

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HII to Be Entrusted with USS Fitzgerald’s Repair

US shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) will be awarded a contract for the restoration of the damaged US ...

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Each Alliance Should Close a Service in Asia-Europe Trade

Each container carrier alliance will need to close one service in the Asia-Europe trade line so as to cut the ...

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John S. McCain Incident Mars Singapore's Safety Track Record

The recent collision between an oil/chemical tanker Alnic MC and USS John S. McCain from August 21 has impaired ...

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Alphaliner: Global Container Volumes on the Rise in H1

During the first six months of this year, the global container port throughput rose by 6.7 percent and the growth ...

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Remains of Missing USS John S. McCain Sailors Found

The divers have located some remains of US Navy sailors that went missing on Monday following a collision between ...

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OOCL Restarts Wellington Calls

Hong Kong-based container carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) revealed plans to resume its calls to ...

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Over 1,300 Seafarers Abandoned in Five Years

Over the last five years, 12 to 19 crew abandonment incidents were reported annually and 1,013 seafarers were ...

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MOL, NYK, Others Breach South Korean Antitrust Law

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) has been found guilty of violating South Korean antitrust law ...

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10 Missing, 5 Injured as US Navy Ship Collides with Tanker

Ten sailors are missing and five have been injured in a collision between the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. ...

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Fjord Line Orders Catamaran Ferry from Austal

Norwegian ferry operator Fjord Line has inked a shipbuilding contract with the Australian shipbuilder Austal Ships ...

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Poor Seamanship Caused ACX Crystal-USS Fitzgerald Collision

The collision between the Philippine-flagged containership ACX Crystal, operated by Japan’s NYK Line, and the US ...

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