Computational Fluid Dynamics

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

Uptake of LNG as Fuel Slower than Expected

In 2012, DNV GL predicted that by 2020, the LNG-fuelled fleet would comprise around 1,000 vessels. Three years ...

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Trump Administration Sanctions 20 North Korean Ships

In a latest wave of measures aimed at disrupting North Korea’s “illicit funding of its unlawful nuclear ...

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Paradise Papers: What They Really Mean for Shipping?

The release of the Paradise Papers, a global investigation that revealed the offshore activities of some of the ...

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Petronas, Partners Pen Ship-to-Ship LNG Transfer Deal

 Petronas LNG (PLL), a subsidiary of Petronas LNG Sdn. Bhd (PLSB), signed a two-year service agreement with Argo ...

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Milaha Sets Up Sri Lanka-Bangladesh Feeder Service

Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate Milaha is launching a direct feeder service between Sri ...

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Wallem Takes Supramax Pair Under Its Wing

Hong Kong-based maritime solutions provider Wallem Commercial Services has added two new Supramax vessels to its ...

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MSC Boxship, Chinese Engineering Ship Collide off China

Panama-flagged containership MSC Luciana collided with the Chinese engineering vessel Su Lian Hai 0118 off the Port ...

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Asia-West Africa Trade on Recovery Path

The outlook for the Asia-West Africa trade is improving, but there is much ground still to recover, shipping ...

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DSME Delivers LNG Carrier Duo for Yamal Project

South Korea’s shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering delivered two Arctic LNG carriers, ...

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OOCL Adds Fifth G Class Boxship to Its Fleet

Hong Kong-based container shipping company OOCL has introduced another ambassador of world trade, the OOCL ...

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US Navy Ship Scraped in Collision with Japanese Tug

US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold suffered minimal damage after it collided with a tugboat off ...

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Trafigura Confirms Plans for Pakistan's Second LNG Terminal

Commodity trading and logistics company Trafigura has confirmed plans to develop a second LNG import terminal ...

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INEOS: World’s Largest VLEC to Carry US Ethane to China

UK’s chemicals company INEOS has signed a long-term supply deal to deliver ethane from US shale gas to China, ...

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Cosco Shipping Energy Orders Seven Ships from Dalian

China’s Cosco Shipping Energy Transportation has entered into agreements with Dalian Shipbuilding for the ...

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Wärtsilä to Power Viking Line's New LNG-Fuelled Ferry

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been hired to supply engines, navigation system, and a broad scope of other ...

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IRClass Opens Maritime, Shipbuilding Centre of Excellence

Indian Register of Shipping has launched a centre of excellence in shipbuilding and maritime sector to support ...

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Drewry: Crude Tanker Rates to Further Drop in 2018

Following a sharp decline in crude tanker freight rates seen during 2017, the rates are set to further drop in 2018 ...

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Singapore Charges Bunker Supplier, Staff with Cheating

Singapore’s bunkering company, and three of its executives, have been charged with cheating and criminal ...

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China's Tariff Reduction Is Credit Negative for SIPG

China’s announced cut in the handling tariff for import and export containers is credit negative for Shanghai ...

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Wison, Shanghai Electric Team Up on Floating LNG Power Barge

Wison Offshore & Marine and Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group are looking to join efforts in medium to ...

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Tomini Shipping Orders Kamsarmax Trio

UAE-based Tomini Shipping, the shipping subsidiary of Tomini Group, has ordered three 82,000 dwt Kamsarmaxes from ...

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Clarksons: Recycling Market in Limbo

The ship demolition market is plagued by a high level of uncertainty leaving the market analysts in limbo when it ...

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HMD Tied to MR Tanker Order

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has secured an order for a 50,000 dwt MR product tanker from ...

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Beijing Discovers Anti-Trust Violations at Several Ports

A two-month investigation launched in April this year by China’s National Development and Reform Commission ...

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MPA: North Korean Ships Cannot Bunker in Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping community that Singaporean ships may ...

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Low Vessel Utilisation Puts Pressure on Freight Rates

Decreased freight rates in the Transpacific Eastbound trades, which were hurt by low vessel utilization, ...

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