Owners Not Ready to Give Up Control to Smart Ships

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

Whitepaper: IMO 2020 Regulation to Drive Freight Rates up

Seabury Maritime

The IMO 2020 poses an increase too significant for carriers to absorb and stay operational, the report says.

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DNV GL Certifies Norsepower's Auxiliary Wind Propulsion

Two 30mx5m Norsepower Rotor Sails onboard the Maersk Pelican

The Rotor Sail Solution has been installed on three vessels and has achieved over 35,000 hours in operation.

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Shipowners Not Very Concerned about Scrubber Discharge Bans

Othman: Shipowners that have already chosen scrubbers do not seem to be very concerned about recent bans.

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Owners Urged to Look Beyond 2020 Compliance Solution

Ship bunkering

Auramarine: Marine sector should look beyond the initial choice of compliance solution ahead of the sulphur cap.

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Spliethoff Secures Loan for 22-Ship Scrubber Retrofit

Spliethoff ING EIB Scrubber Loan

The loan is financed by ING and the European Investment Bank.

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ICS: Oil Tanker Ban on BC's North Coast a Hindrance to Trade

oil-tankers

Prohibiting large tankers on BC's northern coast would interfere with international maritime trade.

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Japan Rules Out Open-Loop Scrubber Ban

Japan scrubber ban decision

Open-lop scrubbers are not harmful to the environment, Japan says.

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ICS: FONARs Are Not a Free Pass to Use Non-Compliant Fuel

Shipping

ICS: The possibility for shipowners to be issued with a FONAR should not be regarded as a 'free pass'.

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Interview: The Ins and Outs of Scrubbers

Erik Haveman, Sales Director, Exhaust Gas Cleaning, Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval believes that the business case for scrubbers is very compelling.

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Massive Innovative Solutions Must Happen in Next 5-10 Years

Maersk

Maersk breaking the mould for climate targets and ambitions in the shipping industry.

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Tanker Officer Dies due to Poor Safety Culture

Nabucco incident

The officer fell into the water while trying to prevent damage the accommodation ladder because of ebb tide.

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Alliance Calls for Focus on Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Funnel

The Clean Arctic Alliance has called on Member States to remain focused to the goal of developing a ban on the use ...

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Dutch Majors to Jointly Study Methanol as Marine Fuel

Green Maritime Methanol - Methanol as marine fuel

Dutch shipowners, shipyards, manufacturers and ports to jointly study methanol as a marine fuel.

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Grieg Star Cargo Ship Begins EU SRR Compliant Recycling

Grieg Star; Star Gran

The new EU regulation on Ship Recycling came into force on December 31, 2018.

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Safe Bulkers on Track with Scrubber Installation Plans

Safe Bulkers

The company plans to install scrubbers in almost half of its fleet.

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BIMCO Calls for IMO GHG Study Based on Realistic GDP Growth

Shipping

BIMCO called for the 4th IMO Greenhouse Gas Study based on realistic economic growth.

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US Coast Guard Green Lights First Cameron LNG Export

Cameron LNG

The start of operations is scheduled for 2019.

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Maersk Signs Compliant Fuel Deal with PBF Logistics

Maersk containership

Maersk's deal with PBF Logistics to deliver 10% of the company's annual fuel demand ahead of 2020 sulphur rule.

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Wilhelmsen Adds Hitachi's Sulphur Testers to Portfolio

The technology enables vessel crews to test the sulphur content of their fuel, on the spot.

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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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EU Adopts Proposal to Harmonize MRV with IMO's System

shipping

The European Commission adopted a proposal to revise the EU MRV system.

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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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NYK Tests Biofuel on Dry Bulk Carrier

Bulker

NYK conducted a trial use of biofuel on its dry bulk carrier Frontier Sky after bunkering in Rotterdam.

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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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90 Pct of Tonnage Scrapped on South Asian Beaches

Shipbreaking

 A total of 744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to the scrap yards in 2018.

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Scorpio Bulkers in Talks to Secure Scrubber Financing

bulker

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

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Study Points to Benefits of Burning LNG on ULCV Newbuild

Containership

According to the study, LNG provides a greater ROI than alternative compliance solutions.

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