Owners Not Ready to Give Up Control to Smart Ships

Orca AI: Maritime industry slow at adapting solutions vital to avoiding collisions.

DHT Holdings: Scrubber Economics Firm despite Bans

DHT Holdings vessel

DHT Holdings firm on economics of installing scrubbers as some countries ban use of EGCS in ports and coastal waters.

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World's 1st Hybrid Retrofit for Short Sea Ship Unveiled

Hagland Captain

Wärtsilä inks an agreement with Hagland Shipping for a hybrid retrofit installation onboard general cargo vessel. 

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BW LPG, NBP Pick Goltens to Retrofit 37 Vessels with BWTS

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BW LPG, NYK Bulk & Projects Carrier award contracts to Goltens for retrofitting 37 vessels with BWTS.

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DNV GL, StormGeo Joining Forces on Fleet Performance Tools

Trond Hodne, Senior Vice President at DNV GL – Maritime (left), and Per-Olof Schroeder, CEO, StormGeo, shake hands after the agreement to combine the fleet performance solutions of both companies under StormGeo’s banner was signed

The partnership is aimed at providing a complete fleet performance solution portfolio.

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InTank BWTS Gets USCG Approval

Ballast water

Envirocleanse LLC has received a type approval from the US Coast Guard for its inTankTM BWTS.

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Dorian LPG Invests in Three More Scrubbers

Dorian LPG vessel

Dorian LPG has invested in three more scrubbers, rising the total of the units under contract to ten.

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Optimarin's Early Order Surge to Make 2019 Best Year Ever

Optimarin CEO Tore Andersen

Optimarin: 2019 is shaping up to set a new standard, with orderbook currently five times the size it was at this ...

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Contopia Factor Competition Winner to Be Announced in June

Contopia

The winner of the Contopia Factor competition to be unveiled during Nor-Shipping.

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K Line Trials Binary Cycle Power Generation System

Corona Youthful

The research form part of the company's efforts to increase efficiency in its operations and cut emissions.

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MAN: LPG Engine to Power Chinese VLGC

Gaz Imperial

Jiangnan Shipyard has ordered an LPG-burning MAN engine for an 86,000 cbm VLGC.

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Wartsila to Axe 1,200 Jobs to Save Costs

Wartsila

Wärtsilä Corporation is planning to cut 1,200 jobs on a global scale as part of its business realignment.

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There Is No Such Thing as Too Many Players and Platforms

Containers

Florian Frese, Director of Marketing at xChange: It will not be 'go digital or go home'.

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Scorpio Bulkers in Talks to Secure Scrubber Financing

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Scorpio Bulkers is in discussions on financing for scrubber installation program.

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Five Fjord1 Ferries to Feature Corvus Energy Storage Systems

Shipping

Fjord1's five new all-electric ferries will feature Corvus Energy's lithium ion battery-based energy storage systems.

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MSC Fetches USD 439 Mn to Finance 86 Scrubbers

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MSC has secured a USD 439 million financing to fit 86 scrubbers to its fleet.

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Wartsila Reveals Strong Demand for Its Aquarius UV BWMS

Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System

Wärtsilä secured 13 contracts for its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System in Q4, 2018.

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Eagle Rejuvenates Fleet, Orders More Scrubbers

Bulker

Eagle Bulk Shipping: in with the new and out with the old vessels.

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Port of Fujairah to Ban Open-Loop Scrubbers in Its Waters

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The Port of Fujairah has decided to ban the use of open-loop scrubbers in its waters.

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Frontline's Interest in Feen Marine Scrubbers Rises

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John Fredriksen’s Frontline has increased its ownership interest in Feen Marine Scrubbers to 28.9%.

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ZIM Moves Forward with Blockchain-Based Bill-of-Lading

ZIM boxship

ZIM to begin offering the opportunity to its customers to switch to electronic Bills-of-Lading on selected trades.

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Early Installers of Scrubbers Will Be Considered Visionary

Scrubber

Adams: There has been a lot of loose speculation about the environmental impact of open-loop scrubbers.

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NY/NJ Port to Test 1st All-Electric Straddle Carrier in US

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The first all-electric straddle carrier in the US is to arrive at the Port of New York and New Jersey by the end of 2019.

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Port of Virginia Receives Four Giant STS Cranes

The Port of Virginia welcomed four new STS cranes - the latest step in the USD 320 million expansion project. 

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China Bans EGCS Wash Water Discharge in Coastal Waters

Scrubber

China has banned the discharge of wash water from open-loop exhaust gas cleaning systems in coastal waters.

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Polaris Opts for Open-Loop Scrubbers

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Polaris Shipping will retrofit seven ships with open loop scrubbers in preparation for the 2020 sulphur cap.

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Damen: Mobile BWTS Shipped to Las Palmas for Demonstration

Damen InvaSave 300 mobile BWMT transported to Las Palmas for a demonstration programme.

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Forward Ships Wins Patent in South Korea

Forward Ships

Forward Ships has won its first official patent right from South Korea.

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