Baby Steps Key for Autonomous Ecosystem

autonomous shipping

Riku-Pekka Hägg explains what is needed to create an autonomous ecosystem.

Ocean Cleanup Redeploys Its Plastics Collecting System

System001 - First Plastic Accumulation

The Ocean Cleanup has sent the upgraded System 001/B back to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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Desgagnés Christens, Launches Polar Class Tanker Duo

Paul A. Desgagnés and Rossi A. Desgagnés

The dual fuel/LNG vessels Paul A. Desgagnés and Rossi A. Desgagnés were built at the Besiktas shipyard.

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Sembcorp Marine Bags USD 1.5 Bn Loan from Parent

Finance

The loan would be used to retire around SGD 1.5 billion of borrowings, and other purposes.

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Teekay's FPSO Charter Contract for Cheviot Terminated

The deal was terminated as a result of the condition precedent not having been satisfied.

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MOL Inks FSRU Charter Deal for Hong Kong LNG Terminal

MOL FSRU Challenger

MOL agreed an FSRU charter for Hong Kong LNG Terminal Limited.

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BIMCO: Tanker Freight Rates Surge after Hormuz Attacks

Front Altair after attack in Strait of Hormuz

Crude oil tanker freight rates from the Arabian Gulf to China doubled on the back of the recent tanker attacks.

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Hurtigruten Secures LNG Supply for Its Ships by 2030

Hurtigruten vessel

Hurtigruten agreed a long-term LNG supply deal for six of its ships with Gasnor.

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We4Sea: IMO Rule to Boost Fuel Costs by Up to 50 Pct

Shipping

In less than 200 days the IMO's sulphur cap would introduce a surge of up to 50% in fuel costs, We4Sea said.

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Strait of Hormuz in Focus after Recent Attacks on Tankers

Tanker

Recent attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman raised concerns over the security of transit in the area.

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MPC Container Ships to Use CTL Payout for Scrubber Retrofits

Containership

CTL, sale of damaged vessels opened a window of opportunity for the company to finance scrubber retrofits.

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Anthony Veder Expands Fleet with GATX Gas Carrier Quintet

LNG carrier Coral Favia

The addition of the combined gas carriers boosts the company's LNG trading fleet to 10 vessels.

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Portline Bulk to Pay USD 1.5 Mn Fine for Using Magic Pipe

Gavel

Portline Bulk International pleaded guilty to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships and obstruction.

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Feeder Ships Ready to Benefit from Hybrid Power Systems

Feeder Ship

Container feeders are potentially a good case for hybridization, according to DNV GL.

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Oikos Deepwater Jetty Starts Ops with Visit from BW Seine

BW Seine at Oikos Jetty 2

Tanker BW Seine marked the start of operations at Oikos Storage Ltd's new deepwater jetty.

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Hapag-Lloyd Boxship Briefly Grounds, Hits Crane in Vietnam

Hapag-Lloyd containership

Hapag-Lloyd vessel damaged a gantry crane in Vietnam after briefly grounding, company confirmed.

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Canada to Build RoPax Pair at Davie Shipyard

canada

The Canadian government is entering into contract negotiations with Davie for the construction of two ferries.

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US Says Iran is Behind Tanker Attacks in Gulf of Oman

Frontline's tanker Front Altair

U.S. Secretary of State said that intelligence officials have "lots of evidence" to support this claim.

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Containerships Welcomes Its Second LNG-Powered Newbuild

Containerships

Containerships, a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group, takes delivery of its second LNG-powered container vessel.

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German LNG Terminal Starts EPC Prequalification Race

germany

German LNG Terminal will start the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) prequalification process this month.

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Maersk to Pilot New Biofuel with Select Companies

Maersk containership

A new biofuel is being piloted with select Maersk customers engaged in sustainable solutions.

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Hyundai Mipo Secures Containership Order

feeder

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard receives an order for two feeder containerships.

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MACN, MOFA Team Up on Port Corruption Index

Port

MACN partnered up with MOFA to develop the Global Port Integrity Index and scale up activities in West Africa.

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BPA: Impact of Scrubbers in Harbour Areas Unclear

Port

The main concern for most ports is impact on sediments in harbour areas and enclosed waterways, Simmonds said.

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Frontline Acquires VLCC Resale, Orders LR2 Duo

Tanker

Company acquired a scrubber-fitted VLCC resale from HSHI and ordered two LR2 newbuildings in China.

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Carnival Corp on Track to Meet Its 2020 Sustainability Goals

Carnival Cruise Line vessel

By the end of 2018, the company's carbon footprint was reduced by 27.6% relative to 2005 baseline.

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Tallink Plugs Two Ships into Shore Power at Stockholm Port

Tallink

Tallink starts using shore power for two of its vessels while they are berthed at the Port of Stockholm.

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Meriaura Group Eyes Zero-Waste Fleet

multipurpose ship

Finnish shipping group Meriaura Group reveals its ambitions to create a zero-waste fleet in the coming period.

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