Ukrainian Ports to Become Deeper and Greener

USPA

USPA is making Ukrainian ports greener through a new concept.

MSC, Port of Valencia Trial IoT Network

MSC containership

MSC has teamed up with the Port of Valencia on a pilot Internet-of-Things (IoT) project, led by Traxens.

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Quantum Pacific Shipping Gets USD 40 Mn Loan for Scrubbers

Money

Quantum Pacific Shipping secured a loan to finance the purchase and installation of scrubbers.

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Alfa Laval's GCU Preferred Choice for LNG Newbuilds

Alfa Laval Gas Combustion Unit in the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre

Alfa Laval has reached a milestone in Gas Combustion Unit (GCU) sales which exceeded 100 units.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories from the previous week.

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Need a Brain for Your Container? Welcome to Container Utopia

Loginno

Small and mid-size shipping companies are invited to apply to have their entire container fleet digitalized.

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MAN Develops Marine Fuel-Gas System for Liquefied Hydrogen

MAN

MAN Cryo takes a further step towards cleaner shipping.

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HawkEye 360 Launches Satellites to Detect Suspicious Ships

Spaceflight SSO-A Mission

HawkEye 360 plans to use the data collected from the satellites to identify suspicious vessel activity.

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DHT Co-CEOs: We Are Neither For nor Against Scrubbers

DHT Holdings VLCC

DHT Co-CEOs: We believe scrubbers to be an economical way to comply with the new regulations.

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Scorpio Tankers Reveals Scrubber Investment for 52 Ships

Scrubber

Scorpio Tankers has entered into an agreement to purchase exhaust gas cleanings systems for 52 of its vessels.

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Scorpio Bulkers Signs Deal to Buy Scrubbers for 28 Ships

Bulker

Scorpio Bulkers has entered into an agreement to buy scrubbers for a total of 28 vessels.

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Singapore Banning Scrubber Wash Water Discharge a Victory

Nikolas Tsakos, president and CEO of TEN

Tsakos believes the hype about the scrubber installation from charterers is winding down.

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MPCC Buys More Scrubbers, Inks Charters for Six Ships

boxship

MPCC to equip additional 5 vessels with scrubbers and to charter out 6 scrubber-retrofitted vessels.

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Singapore to Ban Discharge of Scrubber Wash Water

Scrubber

Singapore plans to prohibit the discharge of wash water from open-loop scrubbers in its waters in 2020.

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Alfa Laval Wraps Up Tests for USCG Type Approval

Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval completed tests to verify the biological efficacy of Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 without holding time.

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Rolls-Royce Gets Propulsion Contract for Grimaldi's RoRos

RoRo

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine to deliver the propulsion system to nine Grimaldi's vessels.

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MV Werften Boosts Shipbuilding Capacity

MV Werften

MV Werften has put into operation a new welding plant at its Rostock yard.

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Abu Dhabi Terminals Orders Konecranes ASC System

container

Konecranes to supply an automated stacking crane (ASC) system for Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT).

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Diana Shipping: Scrubbers Not Attractive at the Moment

Bulker

Diana Shipping said it does not see scrubbers as an attractive opportunity at the moment.

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Hapag-Lloyd Chooses Scrubbers for Ten Containerships

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd ordered ten hybrid ready EGCS for its 13,000 TEU Hamburg-class vessels.

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More Fednav Ships to Feature Optimarin BWTS

Fednav

Fednav has decided to install ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) on seven more vessels. 

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Eagle Bulk Invests in 15 More Scrubbers

The company bolsters scrubber orderbook as the countdown for the 2020 sulphur cap begins.

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Ponant Starts Testing Solid Sail System on Its Vessel

Le Ponant

Ponant, Chantiers de l’Atlantique joined forces to test out Solid Sail system on Le Ponant.

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MPC Container Ships Joins Scrubber Ordering Wave

Containership

MPC Container Ships signed contracts to buy scrubbers for five ships, with options for up to 50 more vessels.

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JFE Engineering Corp. Gets USCG BWMS Type Approval

USCG

Japan-based JFE Engineering Corporation has obtained the USCG type approval for its BWMS. 

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ABB Signs Marine Automation Deal in China

Viking Line cruise ferry

ABB has won its first marine automation system contract for a cruise ferry in China.

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Robots Are Coming – to Clean Cargo Holds

Shipping

Norden: Robots could soon take over the process of cleaning cargo holds of dry bulk vessels.

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TORM Sets Up Scrubber JV with ME Production and GSI

Scrubber

TORM sets up joint venture with scrubber manufacturer ME Production and Guangzhou Shipyard International.

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