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AAM to Complete US 1st Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vessel

Hydrogen Ferry

All American Marine is to complete the aluminum construction of a hydrogen-powered, electric drive vessel.

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Carnival’s Brands Extend Voyage Pause until Mid of May

Carnival

Carnival Corporation’s North American cruise line operators are extending their suspension of cruise voyages.

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PSA, Jurong Port, Others to Launch Hydrogen Import Study

Singapore

The goal is to develop technologies related to the importation, transportation, and storage of hydrogen.

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Japanese Company to Build World’s First All-Electric Tankers

Electric Tanker

Japan’s Asahi Tanker plans to build the world’s first two zero-emission electrically powered tankers.

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Svitzer Bags Five-Year Contract Extension with NuStar

Svitzer

Svitzer has secured a five-year extension of its marine service contract with NuStar.

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CMA CGM-Chartered Boxship Runs Aground in Mississippi River

Containership

A Liberia-flagged containership ran aground in the Mississippi River on March 27.

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Japan’s Two Shipbuilding Giants to Form JV in October

Shipbuilders

Imabari Shipbuilding and Japan Marine United Corporation agree to form a joint venture.

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Readers’ Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Maersk Gjertrud Seafarers Suspected of Having Coronavirus

Maersk containership

A number of seafarers on board Gjertrud Maersk hospitalized after experiencing symptoms linked to Covid-19.

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Coronavirus’ Impact on New Cruise Ship Orders to Be Immense

Meyer Werft

Apart from the ongoing health crisis, the cruise industry is currently also faced with an economic crisis.

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Stena Bulk About to Test Biofuel on Its MR Tanker

Stena Immortal

Stena Bulk is about to test 100 % biofuel on one of its MR tankers in the coming weeks.

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FSG Delivers Eighth RoRo Newbuild to Siem

FSG has delivered another 32,336 GT roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) ferry to Siem Europe.

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Project to Convert CO2 Emissions into Carbon Neutral Fuel

The fuels are intended to be used primarily by marine and road transport among others in the supply chain.

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Coronavirus Uncertainties Steer Konecranes to Profit Warning

Konecranes

Konecranes has issued a profit warning for 2020 due to demand outlook uncertainties from the pandemic.

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Green Maritime Methanol Members Launch Engine Testing

Green Maritime Methanol

The Green Maritime Methanol consortium achieves a new project milestone.

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Fincantieri Extends Production Halt

Fincantieri

Fincantieri will further extend the work stoppage at all its military and cruise vessel production plants and offices.

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Industry Sees Growth in Remote Surveys in Times of COVID-19

Remote surveys

Remote ship surveys and inspections have become increasingly popular amid the coronavirus crisis.

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85 Pct of Maersk’s Global Office-Based Staff Work From Home

Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean and Logistics at Maersk

The number of Maersk employees working from home has increased considerably amid global lockdown measures.

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CMA CGM Closes USD 815 Mn Sale of Eight Port Terminals

CMA CGM

CMA CGM has completed a first transaction related to the sale of eight port terminals to Terminal Link.

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Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Scottish Coast

Grounding

A Norwegian cargo vessel ran aground off the Isle of Skye, Scotland, on March 23.

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen to Cut 2,500 Jobs in USA and Mexico

Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has launched temporary layoffs in the USA and Mexico in line with automaker plant closures.

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Diana Shipping’s CEO Has COVID-19

Diana Shipping

Simeon Palios, chairman and CEO of Greek shipowner Diana Shipping, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Tsakos: We Are Experts in Navigating Things

Nikolas P. Tsakos

TEN maintains its steady course navigating unprecedented challenges with success.

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Ammonia as Fuel: Wärtsilä Conducts First Combustion Trials

Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä has initiated combustion trials using ammonia to prepare itself for the use of ammonia as a fuel.

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COVID-19: Hapag-Lloyd Adds 100,000 TEU of Capacity

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd has on-hired over 100,000 TEU of additional equipment across the globe to keep the supply chain flowing.

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Maersk Product Tankers Back to Black

Maersk Tankers

Maersk Product Tankers returned to black having reported a profit of USD 91.4 million for 2019.

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Gasum to Supply LNG-LBG Fuel Blend to Preem’s Tankers

Tanker

Gasum agrees with Preem to supply the latter’s tankers with a new fuel blend consisting of LNG and LBG.

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