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Konecranes Announces 2,000 Temporary Layoffs in Finland

Corona

Finnish Konecranes to temporarily lay off some 2,000 employees.

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Yilport to Make Italy’s Taranto Port Its Mediterranean Hub

Taranto Italy

Yilport Holding is working with Konecranes Ports Services to recommission 23 port cranes at Italy’s Taranto Port.

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Readers’ Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Maersk Gjertrud Seafarers Suspected of Having Coronavirus

Maersk containership

A number of seafarers on board Gjertrud Maersk hospitalized after experiencing symptoms linked to Covid-19.

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Coronavirus’ Impact on New Cruise Ship Orders to Be Immense

Meyer Werft

Apart from the ongoing health crisis, the cruise industry is currently also faced with an economic crisis.

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Stena Bulk About to Test Biofuel on Its MR Tanker

Stena Immortal

Stena Bulk is about to test 100 % biofuel on one of its MR tankers in the coming weeks.

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FSG Delivers Eighth RoRo Newbuild to Siem

FSG has delivered another 32,336 GT roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) ferry to Siem Europe.

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Project to Convert CO2 Emissions into Carbon Neutral Fuel

The fuels are intended to be used primarily by marine and road transport among others in the supply chain.

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Coronavirus Uncertainties Steer Konecranes to Profit Warning

Konecranes

Konecranes has issued a profit warning for 2020 due to demand outlook uncertainties from the pandemic.

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Green Maritime Methanol Members Launch Engine Testing

Green Maritime Methanol

The Green Maritime Methanol consortium achieves a new project milestone.

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Fincantieri Extends Production Halt

Fincantieri

Fincantieri will further extend the work stoppage at all its military and cruise vessel production plants and offices.

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Synergy: Doing Nothing about Crew Changes is Not a Plan

Seafarers

Synergy: Collective, carefully managed crew changes at designated ports could help us tackle this crisis.

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Industry Sees Growth in Remote Surveys in Times of COVID-19

Remote surveys

Remote ship surveys and inspections have become increasingly popular amid the coronavirus crisis.

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85 Pct of Maersk’s Global Office-Based Staff Work From Home

Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean and Logistics at Maersk

The number of Maersk employees working from home has increased considerably amid global lockdown measures.

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CMA CGM Closes USD 815 Mn Sale of Eight Port Terminals

CMA CGM

CMA CGM has completed a first transaction related to the sale of eight port terminals to Terminal Link.

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Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Scottish Coast

Grounding

A Norwegian cargo vessel ran aground off the Isle of Skye, Scotland, on March 23.

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Diana Shipping’s CEO Has COVID-19

Diana Shipping

Simeon Palios, chairman and CEO of Greek shipowner Diana Shipping, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Tsakos: We Are Experts in Navigating Things

Nikolas P. Tsakos

TEN maintains its steady course navigating unprecedented challenges with success.

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Ammonia as Fuel: Wärtsilä Conducts First Combustion Trials

Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä has initiated combustion trials using ammonia to prepare itself for the use of ammonia as a fuel.

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COVID-19: Hapag-Lloyd Adds 100,000 TEU of Capacity

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd has on-hired over 100,000 TEU of additional equipment across the globe to keep the supply chain flowing.

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Maersk Product Tankers Back to Black

Maersk Tankers

Maersk Product Tankers returned to black having reported a profit of USD 91.4 million for 2019.

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Gasum to Supply LNG-LBG Fuel Blend to Preem’s Tankers

Tanker

Gasum agrees with Preem to supply the latter’s tankers with a new fuel blend consisting of LNG and LBG.

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EU Commission Extends Consortia Block Exemption

EU Commission

The regulation is now extended until April 25, 2024.

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Diana’s Post-Panamax to Work for SwissMarine

Bulker

Diana Shipping inks a time charter contract with SwissMarine for a Post-Panamax dry bulker.

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Surge in Seafarers’ Pleas for Help amid Coronavirus Crisis

Seafarers

Seafarers seeking help in overcoming their circumstances onboard ships exacerbated by the pandemic.

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COVID-19: ICS, IAPH Urge G20 to Protect Global Suply Chains

containers

ICS and IAPH have jointly called on G20 leaders to protect global supply chains from the impact of COVID-19.

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