Over-Optimism Cause of Liners’ Woes?


Daniel Richards, container shipping analyst at MSI, comments on the state of play in the market.

Regulatory Hurdles Are Hampering the Take-Up of Drones


Wilhelmsen Ships Service: Development of regulatory, safety framework is slowing the take-up of UAS technology.

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Port of Oakland Makes Its Shore Cranes Big Ship Ready

Port of Oakland cranes

Four ship-to-shore cranes at the busiest terminal at the Port of Oakland are 27 feet (8.2 meters) taller.

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Navigator Aurora in World's 1st Ethane Fuel Conversion

Navigator Aurora’s main engine has been converted from LNG to ethane fueling.

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WinGD, Wärtsilä & GTT to Facilitate Uptake of LNG Fuel

LNG fuelled tank design equipped with GTT’s membrane containment system

WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT have joined forces on making the use of LNG fuel easier for shipowners.

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Eco-Friendly Power Supply for Ships Tested at Hamburg Port

Hamburg Port

HHLA, Hapag-Lloyd and Becker Marine test alternative power supply for ships in the Port of Hamburg. 

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Sustainable Propulsion

MARIN has set a new course in its technology plan to sustain the necessary energy transition.

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Kongsberg Gets Contracts for Nine Hybrid RoRo Vessels


Kongsberg Maritime is to deliver power and hybrid systems to 9 RoRo vessels ordered by Grimaldi Group.

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TORM's Newbuildings to Feature Scrubbers


TORM unveiled plans to install scrubbers on 14 of its vessels in an effort to prepare for the 2020 sulfur cap.

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Norden Chooses Scrubbers for Up to 31 Vessels


Norden unveiled its intentions to install scrubbers on up to 31 owned and chartered vessels.

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Rolls-Royce Unveils New Battery System for Ships


A lithium-based energy storage system for ships has been launched by technology company Rolls-Royce. 

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Bilfinger Wins USD 45 Mn Worth of Scrubber Orders

Bilfinger worker

Bilfinger signed deals with several Greek shipping firms to fit out 42 vessels with scrubbers.

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Hapag-Lloyd Testing Scrubbers, LNG as Fuel ahead of 2020


Hapag-Lloyd exploring compliance options ahead of IMO's 2020 sulphur cap.

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Dorian LPG Invests in Scrubbers


Dorian LPG inks deal for seven scrubbers worth USD 20 million.

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DHT Bets on Super-Profits from Scrubber Retrofits

dht leopard

DHT: The ships, once fitted with scrubbers, will potentially create a super-profit.

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Singapore Funds Wilhelmsen's Drone Delivery Project


Singapore selected Wilhelmsen as a maritime partner for shore-to-ship drone delivery project.

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Baleària Upgrading Five Ferries to Run on LNG

Ferry Napoles

Baleària is to invest EUR 60 million to retrofit five ferries to run on LNG.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read articles from the previous week.

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Frontline Eyes Up to USD 100 Mn from ATM Equity Offering


Frontline hires Morgan Stanley to sell up to USD 100 million of its common shares.

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Consortium to Test Blockchain in Bunker Industry


Industry majors set up a consortium to address traceability and transparency in the bunker industry by using blockchain.

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Maersk Tankers’ Rotor Sail Project Delayed

Maersk Tangier

The installation of wind-powered sails on board Maersk Tankers' product tanker slightly pushed back.

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Scrubbers Winning Owners' Hearts ahead of 2020 Sulphur Cap

Scrubber technology gaining in popularity ahead of 2020 sulphur cap.

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Blockchain Threatens to Eradicate Trade Intermediaries


Blockchain technology is expected to have a profound impact on trade and transport.

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SMM to Host Live Demonstrations of 3D Printing


3D printing technology is getting a special exhibition at this year's SMM.

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Scorpio Tankers Buys Minority Stake in Ecochlor


Scorpio Tankers has agreed to purchase 55 BWTS from Ecochlor and become a minority shareholder in the company.

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EGCSA: 983 Ships Opt for Scrubbers


 There were 983 ships with exhaust gas cleaning systems installed or on order as of May 31, 2018.

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Wärtsilä's BWMS Tested for USCG Compliance

Aquarius UV

Wärtsilä reached a milestone as its Aquarius UV BWMS completed testing requirements for USCG type approval compliance.

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Wärtsilä Cashes In on 2020 Sulphur Cap Countdown


Wärtsilä is reaping the fruits of increased demand for scrubbers in both the newbuild and retrofit market.

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