Meet Us at Nor-Shipping 2019

Nor-Shipping

World Maritime News team will also be attending this year’s event.

Ocean Yield Takes Delivery of Scorpio's Ultramax Pair

bulker

Ocean Yield ASA takes delivery of two 2017-built Ultramax dry bulk vessels.

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Novatek Brings In TechnipFMC for Arctic LNG 2 Project

Arctic LNG 2

The first train of the project is scheduled for launch in 2023.

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IMO Tightens Climate Protection Requirements for Ships

MEPC 74

MEPC: amendments to strengthen existing requirements for new ships to be more energy efficient.

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Norled to Change Ownership

norled

Norwegian DSD has signed an agreement to sell its ferry company Norled.

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TT-Line Ferry 1st to Feature MAN's Hybrid Propulsion System

MAN engine for new TT-Line ferry

Jinling Shipyard has ordered four engines for TT-Lines new 230-meter RoPax ferry.

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Panama Canal Enhances Green Initiatives

panama-canal

The Panama Canal announces improvements to its Green Connection Environmental Recognition Program.

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Corpus Christi Ship Channel Expansion to Begin Next Week

corpus-christi

On May 29, the Port of Corpus Christi will see the commencement of the Ship Channel Improvement Project.

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Hamburg Süd Christens Another Polar Class Vessel

Polar Ecuador

Hamburg Süd christens its latest Polar-class containership, Polar Ecuador.

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Georgia Ports Authority Names New Chairman

GPA

The US Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) elected William D. McKnight as chairman on May 20, 2019.

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Zeaborn Picks KR, Verifavia for 100-Unit IHM Certification

Inventory of hazardous materials preparation and certification will include more than 100 vessels.

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Maersk Patras Crewman Falls Overboard, Search Suspended

Maersk

Maersk Patras lost a crew member overboard while taking a pilot on board off Quebec.

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GulfNav Posts Net Loss but Revenue Jumps

Gulf Fanatir

Gulf Navigation Holding (GulfNav) ended the first quarter of this year with a net loss.

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Seafarers Detail Working Conditions on Blumenthal Vessels

Anna Elisabeth

Current and ex-crew members told stories of intimidation, threats and abusive conditions on Blumenthal vessels.

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Shipowners from Around the World Can Now Join UK Flag

red ensign

The UK Ship Register is to expand its ownership eligibility.

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Baltic Exchange Council Elects New Chairman

Baltic Exchange

Petropoulos said he would focus on supporting the Baltic’s drive to increase its profile in Asia.

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Peel Ports Presents Plans for Hunterston Site

Hunterston

Peel Ports reveals plans for the major port and industrial center at Hunterston, Scotland.

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HMM Unveils New Corporate Identity

corporate identity

Hyundai Merchant Marine launches its new corporate identity to elevate brand equity.

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Prince Rupert Port Unveils Plans for 2nd Container Terminal

containers

It is expected that Prince Rupert will become Canada’s 2nd largest port in the next 5 years.

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Yantian Express to Arrive in Halifax Today

yantian-express

Fire-stricken containership Yantian Express finally sailed from Freeport on May 15.

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Dutch Maritime Technology Sector Sees Cautious Progress

shipyard

The Dutch maritime technology sector saw its activity rise slightly in 2018.

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ITF: Los Angeles Port Incident Takes Life of Longshoreman

Seafarer

ILWU's longshoreman has lost his life in fatal incident in Los Angeles, U.S.

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NYK Cruises' Asuka II Set for January 2020 Scrubber Overhaul

Asuka II

The ship will undergo a 45-day refit in Singapore.

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MSC to Invest in Container Terminal at Port of Las Palmas

OPCSA

MSC, APLP ratify commitment to developing an investment plan for the Port of Las Palmas.

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ONE, PSA Singapore Inaugurate Magenta JV Terminal

Magenta Singapore Terminal

A total of four berths will have a combined annual handling capacity of 4 million TEU.

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Pacific Basin Ups Funding Flexibility with USD 115 Mn Loan

Pacific Basin

Pacific Basin closed a new USD 115 million credit facility, secured over 10 of the company’s owned ships.

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NYK Introduces Additive for IMO 2020-Compliant Fuel Oil

nyk

NYK unveils a new fuel-oil additive for low-sulfur compliant fuel-oil that meets SOx regulations.

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Pirates Arrested after Attempted Tanker Hijacking off Togo

Piracy

Togo Navy prevented the hijacking of a product tanker in the Gulf of Guinea.

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