North Sea Port Ready to Invest in Hydrogen as Fuel

North Sea Port is looking to invest in hydrogen as marine fuel when time comes.

Liner Giants, Terminal Operators Join Forces on Blockchain

blockchain consrtium

Nine ocean carrier majors and terminal operators signed to unlock the potential of blockchain.

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ICS: STCW Seafarer Training Regime Needs to Be Revised

Seafarers

The previous major overhaul of the STCW regime was last undertaken by IMO member states over 25 years ago.

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Report: Cosco in Talks on 25-Strong Bulker Order?

Bulker

Cosco linked to an order of up to 25 ships intended for shipping bauxite from Guinea to China.

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Stena Bulk’s Chemical Tanker Dodges Pirate Attack

Stena Imperial chemical tanker

Two suspicious skiffs approached Stena Imperial west of Yemen.

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NIMASA to Enforce 'Strict Compliance' with Sulphur Cap

tankers

NIMASA is to enforce strict compliance with the IMO sulphur cap.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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VesselsValue: 44 Pct of 2018 Orderbook Yet to Be Delivered

ships under construction

Out of 1,966 vessels scheduled for delivery in 2018, only 1,100 have hit the water so far this year.

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Pirates Fire Upon LPG Tanker off Congo

LPG Tanker

Pirates in a speed boat chased and fired upon an LPG tanker.

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IMO Eyes Tougher Measures on Plastic Litter from Ships

fishing nets marine litter

IMO has adopted an action plan to reduce marine plastic litter from ships.

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Pirate Whaler Used to Attack KSL Sydney Blown Up

Pirate whaler

PAG whaler, used in an attack against the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier KSL Sydney, destroyed.

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Pirates Kidnap 11 Crew from Boxship off Nigeria

Piracy

Pirates boarded the containership Pomerenia Sky and seized 11 crew members off Nigeria early on October 27.

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Mixed Feelings after MEPC 73 Meeting

funnel

Industry bodies react to outcomes of IMO's MEPC 73 meeting.

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Number of Crew Members Held Hostage Increasing YoY

piracy

IMB PRC: The number of crew members held hostage increasing in comparison to the same period in 2017.

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Kidnapped Crew of MV Glarus Freed

Bulker

Twelve crew members of Swiss-flagged cargo ship MV Glarus have been freed.

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IMO MEPC 73 Adopts Ban on Carriage of Non-Compliant Fuels

containership

MEPC 73 adopted today the ban on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil on board ships.

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2020 Sulphur Cap Experience-Building Phase Bid Rejected

ship

EBP Proposal for the upcoming 2020 sulphur turned down at MEPC 73.

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More LNG Carrier Orders Needed to Keep Market Balance

LNG Carrier

Lack of timely investment in the LNG carrier fleet could pose a threat to market development and security of supply.

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IMO MEPC 73 Approves Follow-Up Actions for GHG Strategy

Shipping

IMO's MEPC 73 approved the follow-up program for GHG reduction strategy.

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MEPC 73 Kicks Off with Pressing Issues on the Agenda

funnel

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) gathers today in London to discuss several initiatives.

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Drewry: Expansion of Container Terminals in the Doldrums

container terminal

Container terminal capacity expansion in the next five years has fallen to the lowest proportion ever.

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MSI: Bulkers without Scrubbers Will Become Uncompetitive

Scrubber

Early adopters of scrubbers are set to reap the fruits from higher charter rates and asset values.

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Readers' Picks of the Week (15-19 Oct. 2018)

WMN

Here are the most popular stories of last week in case you missed them.

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'Just-In-Time' Ship Operations Can Slash CO2 Emissions

Shipping

Reducing the amount of time ships spend waiting outside port and at anchor could significantly reduce ship emissions.

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The Only Way Forward Is to Go with Gaseous Fuels

MAN

MAN: The biggest challenge from the impending sulphur cap regulation is the decision on which fuel will be used.

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Seafarers' Jobs Not Threatened by Autonomous Ships

Seafarer

There will be no shortage of jobs for seafarers, as a result of the introduction of autonomous ships.

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Shots Fired at Merchant Vessel off Somalia

anti piracy

A merchant vessel was attacked in the Gulf of Aden, offshore Somalia.

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Over 1,000 Scrubber Installations Booked in Past Six Months

Scrubber

The second wave of scrubber ordering has seen over 1,000 scrubber projects confirmed over the past six months.

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