How Smart Are Your Ships?

ABS

Novak: smart functionality is part of the industry's journey to autonomy.

Yamal LNG to Get Another Liquefaction Facility

Christophe de Margerie

Glavgosexpertiza has backed the project on construction of a new production facility of Novatek’s Yamal LNG.

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Sovcomflot Secures USD 264 Mn Loan

Sovcomflot agreed a new USD 264 million six-year revolving credit facility with five international banks.

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SFL Pens USD 270 Mn Lease Financing Deals

Maersk containership

SFL secures USD 270 million to finance three boxships chartered out to Maersk Line.

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BIMCO: Global Shipping on the Lookout for Future Growth

Shipping

BIMCO: Economic growth from emerging, developing countries could spur shipping demand in the next five years.

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Fincantieri Hosts Coin Ceremony for Carnival Panorama

Carnival Panorama

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri held a coin ceremony at its yard in Marghera, for Carnival Panorama.

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ScanOcean to Resell Neste's Bunker Fuel in Sweden

Shipping

ScanOcean has signed an agreement with Neste to resell fuel on the East Coast of Sweden.

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Aegean Marine Agrees New Restructuring Plan with Mercuria

Money

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network has entered into a new restructuring support deal with Mercuria Energy.

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Carnival to Launch 4 Ships in 2019

Carnival

Carnival Corporation & plc will launch four new cruise ships in 2019 across three of its global brands.

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MOL, Uniper Press on with Germany’s 1st FSRU Project

MOL FSRU Challenger

MOL, Uniper to implement an FSRU project in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

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IMO MSC Identifies 4 Degrees of Ship Automation

RR Autonomous ship

Maritime Safety Committee approved the framework & methodology for the regulatory scoping exercise on autonomous ships.

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Danish Partners Test Emissions Monitoring Solution

Shipping

Nordic Tankers, Dania Ship Management and Danfoss IXA joined forces in testing emissions monitoring technology.

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Golar LNG Moves Ahead with Another LNGC Conversion

Golar LNG Carrier

Golar LNG is moving ahead with its plans to convert one of its LNG carriers into a floating liquefaction vessel.

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Greek Port to Open the Region's First Shore Power Facility

Illustration of shore-to-ship electrical supply connection

Greece is to inaugurate the first shore-to-ship electrical supply connection in Eastern Mediterranean.

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World’s Fastest RoPax Ferry Named in China

Destination Gotland

Rederi AB Gotland Group named its new RoPax M/S Visborg in China.

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Drewry: Liner Industry's Appetite for Scrubbers Grows

Containership

Adoption of exhaust scrubbers as a solution to the 2020 low-sulphur regulations is picking up, according to Drewry.

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Rough Weather Grounds Cargo Ship, Tug

rescue

Thea II ran aground off the East Yorkshire coast, England, on Saturday evening, December 15.

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Thun Tankers Names Natural Gas-Powered Tanker

Thun Tankers has named its new, environmentally friendly tanker.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Navios Acquisition Wraps Up Merger with Navios Midstream

Tanker

Navios Acquisition has completed the acquisition of the publicly held units of Navios Midstream.

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Ullman: I’d Rather Take an OPEC Cut than US Cut

Stena IMMOMAX tanker

Ullman: I would rather take an OPEC production cut than a cut from the U.S.

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USPA Takes Next Step in Azov Sea Ports Development Plan

Ukrainian port

USPA has taken the next step in its development plans for the ports of Mariupol and Berdiansk in the Azov Sea.

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Wight Sky Passenger Ferry Hit by Fire

Wight Link ferry

M/V Wight Sky RoRO ferry suffered a fire while in berth at Lymington.

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Flettner Rotor-Fitted Ultramax Wins Ship of the Year Award

MV Afros, Flettner Rotor-fitted Ultramax bulk carrier

Ultramax bulker fitted with Flettner Rotor system named 'Ship of the Year'.

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W.B. Yeats Finally Delivered

W.B. Yeats

The Irish Continental Group has taken delivery of the cruise ferry W.B.Yeats from FSG.

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Moore Stephens: Shipping Confidence Slightly Down

Shipping

Moore Stephens: Shipping confidence dipped slightly but investment appetite remains undimmed.

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Scorpio Bulkers Agrees Charter for Ultramax Unit

Bulker

Scorpio Bulkers has reached an agreement to charter out one of its Ultramax drybulk carriers.

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Containerships Takes Delivery of Its 1st LNG-Powered Newbuild

Containerships Nord

Containerships has welcomed into the fleet its first LNG-powered container vessel, M/S Containerships Nord.

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