Everybody Is Looking into LNG as Marine Fuel

WinGD: LNG is one of the most appealing marine fuel options ahead of 2020 sulphur cap.

Future of The Fjords Wins Ship of the Year 2018 Award at SMM

Future of the Fjords

Future of The Fjords, an all electric passenger vessel, has won the Ship of the Year 2018 award at SMM.

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Typhoon Jebi Smashes Japanese Tanker into Airport Bridge

Japanese Coast Guard

Japanese tanker smashes into Kansai International Airport bridge.

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Hapag-Lloyd Expects USD 1 Bn in Extra Fuel Costs

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Jansen

Hapag-Lloyd is facing around USD 1 billion of extra fuel costs stemming from the 2020 sulphur cap.

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Oetker: We Could Not Be the Best Owners for Hamburg Süd

Hamburg sud, Maersk Line boxships

Alexander Oetker: We could not be the best owners for Hamburg Süd, so we decided to sell the company.

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Uljanik Loses Siem Contracts for Four Car Carriers

Uljanik shipyard in Croatia

Siem Group cancells contracts with Croatian cash-strapped shipbuilder Uljanik for four PCTCs.

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SMM Opens Its Doors in Hamburg

The biennial international maritime trade show SMM has officially opened its doors this morning in Hamburg.

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Lavish Opening Ceremony Sets the Scene for SMM 2018

Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary General

Maritime who's who gathered last night at Hamburg's City Hall to celebrate the opening of the biennial SMM trade fair.

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Two Sailors Dead after Inhaling Toxic Fumes

Norwegian coast Guard

Two crew members of a Maltese-flagged chemical tanker have died following inhalation of toxic fumes.

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Spotted: UN Karadeniz Getting Stretched in Turkey

dfds un karadeniz

Here are some glimpses of UN Karadeniz undergoing a transformation in dry dock at the Gemak Group.

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Video: World’s 1st LNG-Fueled Ship Christened

AIDANova cruise ship

The world's first cruise ship that can be powered by LNG both at sea and in port, AIDAnova, has been christened.

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Korea Assigns Search Budget for Stellar Daisy's Black Box

Bulk carrier in the sunset

Search for Stellar Daisy's black box to be launched as families of missing crew members seek answers.

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Uljanik’s Workers Receive July Salaries

Uljanik shipyard

Workers of the Croatian financially-troubled shipyard Uljanik have received their outstanding salaries for July.

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Q-LNG, VT Halter Marine Pen LoI for 2nd LNG Bunkering ATB

handshake

QLNG Transport has signed a Letter of Intent with VT Halter Marine for a second LNG ATB.

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Boxship Catches Fire off Singapore

Containership

A 9,092 TEU containership caught fire on August 23, while it was en route to Singapore. 

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A Quarter of Ships on Order to Be Fitted with Scrubbers

scrubber wartsila

Clarksons: 2018 has seen enthusiasm for scrubbers grow ahead of 2020 sulphur cap implementation.

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Rotor Sails Fitted on board Maersk's Tanker in a World's 1st

Rotor Sails on board Maersk pelican

Two Norsepower Rotor Sails have been installed on board Maersk Pelican.

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Maersk's Fuel Costs Set to Rise by USD 2 Bn from Sulphur Cap

Mumbai Maersk

Maersk's yearly fuel bill is set to jump by USD 2 billion from the implementation of 2020 sulphur cap.

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MV Royal Arsenal's Crew Still Detained in Iraq One Year On

MV Royal Arsenal bulker

MV Royal Arsenal's crew still detained at Umm Qasr, Iraq, one year after collision with Al Misbar.

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MAN to Convert First RoPax Ferries to LNG

Ferry

MAN to retrofit two Baleària ferries to dual-fuel running.

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Hull Losses at Lowest Level since 1996

Money

Cefor: Hull losses recorded in the first half of the year stood at their lowest level since 1996.

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Greek Seamen to Strike on Monday

Hellenic flag

The Panhellenic Seamen's Federation confirmed it would stage a 24-hour strike on Monday.

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Standard Club: Ship Grounds after Using Contaminated Bunkers

Ship

A ship grounded as a direct result from the use of contaminated bunkers, marine insurer Standard Club informed. 

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AIDAnova's Crew Readies for LNG Operations on WES Amelie

AIDANova

The captains and officers of AIDAnova getting ready for operating an LNG-powered vessel on WES Amelie.

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Fire Breaks Out on Board Greek Ferry, Passengers Evacuated

Ferry

A ferry carrying more than 1,000 people on board caught fire while it was en route to Chania on August 29.

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Uljanik's President, Management Offer Their Resignations

Uljanik

President of the financially-troubled Croatian shipbuilder Gianni Rossanda, presented his resignation.

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MHI Forms Scrubber Pact with COSCO Dalian

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding and MHPS Sign Collaboration Framework Agreement with CHI Dalian

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems to cooperate with CHI Dalian on scrubbers.

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Interactive Storymap: The World's Busiest Cruise Ports

Cruise

The storymap highlights 10 of the busiest cruise ports in the world.

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