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Port of Hamburg Preps for 23,000+ TEU Boxships

Hamburg

Port of Hamburg receives three new gantry cranes to be able to handle 23,000 TEU+ containerships.

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Wärtsilä, PSA Marine Move Forward with IntelliTug Project

The first-of-its-kind dynamic positioning system has been installed on board PSA Polaris.

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Stena Line to Fit Five More Ships with AI Technology

More vessels will feature the technology after Stena Line confirms the project saves 2-3% fuel per trip.

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Maersk to Pilot Battery System on 4,500 TEU Boxship

A containerized 600 kWh marine battery system will be installed on board the 4,500 TEU Maersk Cape Town.

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Havyard, PowerCell Eye Zero-Emissions Fuel Cell System

The system may be installed on Havila Kystruten’s new vessel that will service the route from Bergen to Kirkenes.

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Capital Product Partners Eyes Scrubbers for Six More Ships

Capital Product Partners is looking to equip at least six more ships with scrubbers in the coming period.

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ChartCo, Marine Press Announce Merger

The new company will be called OneOcean.

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Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion Project Officially Launched

MOL tests Wind Challenger on coal carrier

Wind propulsion systems can be installed on existing vessels saving 5-20% of fuel and emissions.

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Miura Gets USCG BWMS Type Approval

USCG

Japan-based company Miura has received the USCG type approval certificate for its ballast water management system.

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Korea Plans Eco-Friendly Fuel Conversion for 140 ships

South Korean flag

Larger state-owned ships would run on LNG, while the smaller ones would use electric or hybrid propulsion.

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Genco Installs Scrubbers on 11 Capesizes, Six More to Go

Bulker

Three units are being fitted with scrubbers, while the remaining three are to start installation in the coming weeks.

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Wärtsilä's Earnings Dented by Low Scrubber Demand

Wärtsilä

The decline in order intake reflected weak vessel contracting and softened demand for scrubber systems.

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Demand for Scrubbers to Last at Least 30 Years, EGCSA Says

Scrubbers

There will be at least 4,000 ships fitted with scrubbers in 2020, Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Association estimates.

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Clean Marine, FMSI Merge to Increase Scrubber Market Share

shipping

Scrubber developers Clean Marine and FMSI have unveiled their intention to merge.

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Airbus, HAROPA Join Forces to Offer Port Operations Solution

Port of Le Havre

The companies are combining vessel traffic and port management solutions.

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Asiatic Lloyd Picks Optimarin BWTS for 30 Containerships

boxship

Asiatic Lloyd has decided to equip its entire fleet with ballast water treatment systems (BWTSs). 

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Norsepower Shares Rotor Sail Trial Results on Maersk Pelican

Norsepower Rotor Sails

The trial was conducted over a 12-month period.

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Drewry: Shipping Container Prices Drop in Challenged Market

Containers

Total shipping container production will end the year having fallen 36% compared to 2018, Drewry noted.

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Gard: Challenges with the Use of Exhaust Gas Scrubbers

Shipping

In time, the related parties will gain experience and the frequency of scrubber-related incidents will decrease.

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MOL, Tohoku to Advance Study on Wind Challenger Installation

MOL

MOL, Tohoku Electric Power are to move ahead with a joint study related to the installation of Wind Challenger.

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Wärtsilä, Norsepower Team Up on Wind Propulsion Services

Rotor Sail Solution

Wärtsilä unveils cooperation with Norsepower, a provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems for shipping.

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Pa-X-ell2: First Fuel Cells for AIDAnova

AIDAnova

AIDA Cruises is taking part in Germany's research project which will test the use of fuel cells on passenger vessels.

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Eagle Bulk Secures USD 34 Mn Loan for Scrubbers

Bulker

Net loan proceeds will be used for capital expenditures relating to the installation of scrubbers.

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Wijnne Barends to Fit Four More Vessels with Scrubbers

Lammy

The company said that the installation will take place in March and May 2020.

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The Ocean Cleanup to Start Designing Its Next System

The Ocean Cleanup

The move follows the successful deployment of System 001/B, which captured microplastics as small as 1mm.

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Technical Incident Delays Delivery of Eimskip's New Boxship

Eimskip vessel

The 2,150 TEU ship suffered damages to its shaft generator while it was being prepared for next week's sea trials.

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SHI, Bloom Energy to Develop Fuel Cell-Powered Ships

Bloom Energy

Samsung Heavy, Bloom Energy plan to develop ships powered by solid oxide fuel cell technology. 

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