Methanol Is Ready for Use as Marine Fuel


Methanol is ready to go as a marine fuel now, and could be playing a much bigger role post-2020.

Readers’ Picks of the Week (16-20 April, 2018)

Here are the most read stories of last week.

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Golar LNG to Sign FLNG Charter Deal with BP

FLNG unit Hilli Episeyo

Golar LNG is to secure a charter agreement for an FLNG vessel with oil and gas major BP.

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16 Seafarers Return Home after Months on Powerless Ship

16 crew members of the Bahrain-flagged containership Avonmoor have received their wages and returned home to Ukraine.

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How to Comply with High-Sulphur Fuel Ban?


Owners and operators faced with a dilemma on how to comply with upcoming high sulphur fuel ban.

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TNPA, KCT Sign Deal for New Cruise Terminal in Durban

Signing ceremony for Durban cruise terminal

TNPA and KwaZulu Cruise Terminal ink deal that will see the delivery of a new cruise facility in Durban.

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CMA CGM to Operate Lekki Port’s Container Terminal

Lekki Port

CMA CGM and Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise signed a deal to operate Lekki Port's future container terminal.

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Video: Car Carrier Crashes into a Tug in Durban

Car carrier collided with an inactive tug while berthing alongside in the Port of Durban, South Africa.

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IMO Members Agree on 50 Pct GHG Emissions Cut


IMO member states agreed to require the shipping sector to reduce its emissions by at least 50 pct.

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Aftermath of Attack on Bahri's VLCC: What We Know

Abqaiq VLCC

Dryad Maritime provides details on the attack and security picture in the region.

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2 Countries Yet to Approve IMO's Plan to Cut Shipping's GHG

IMO Secretary General Kitak Lim

IMO set to announce details of initial IMO Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Strategy for Ships.

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Djibouti Slams DP World’s Retaliation Threats

Doraleh Container Terminal

Djibouti said DP Wolrd's retaliation threats against companies that enter into new contracts with Djibouti were futile.

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Pirates Raid Bulker off Nigeria

A bulk carrier was chased down and boarded by pirates off Brass, Nigeria on April 7, 2018.

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Ocean Alliance Day Two Product Gets Underway

CMA CGM Jules Verne

Ocean Alliance Day Two Product, the evolved service offering of the Ocean Alliance, has been launched.

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All Eyes on IMO to Draft Ship Pollution Reduction Strategy

International Maritime Organization

IMO is under the spotlight as 72nd session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee starts in London.

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Doraleh Container Terminal Deal Still in Force, DP World Says

DP World insists that its concession to operate Doraleh Container Terminal remains in force.

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IMO's Weak Governance Impacting Climate Change Action

Transparency International says private sector's interests impacting IMO's action on climate change.

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Pirates Fire Upon Tanker in Gulf of Aden

Tanker thwarts boarding after being chased by pirates in the Gulf of Aden.

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UN Blacklists 27 Ships over North Korea Links

UN adds 27 ships to its blacklist as part of its clamp down on North Korea over its nuclear program.

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Nigeria Starts Construction of Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos

Nigeria's government has launched the construction of the Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos.

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A Quarter of Seafarers Show Signs of Depression, Study Says

Study: More than a quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, and many won’t ask for help.

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CMA CGM Eyes USD 660 Mn Container Terminal in Djibouti?

CMA CGM is said to be in talks with Djibouti on developing a new container terminal in the country.

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Pressure Mounts on IMO to Set CO2 Reduction Targets

Governments will have to compromise on the reduction of CO2 emissions by shipping.

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DP World Bags 30-Year Port Concession Deal in Congo

DP World has won a 30-year concession for the management and development of a deep-water port in Congo.

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What Will Be THE Marine Fuel of the Future?


WMN explores what will be the fuel of choice for owners ahead of IMO's 2020 Sulfur Cap.

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VLCC Scrapping in Q1 Breaks Last Year’s Total

2018 is off to a great start when it comes to removing of outdated tanker tonnage from the oversupplied fleet.

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Breaking: Another Fire on Maersk Boxship, Crew Safe

A fire erupts on board the Maersk Kensington while the ship was en route from Salalah toward Suez.

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