Oslo Set to Become Zero-Emission Port

Oslo Port

Port of Oslo is looking to grow its business while cutting GHG emissions.

Elliott Acquires 5 Pct Stake in Saga

SAGA

Elliott has acquired a 5 percent stake in Saga, a parent company of Saga Cruises.

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Port of Amsterdam Joins H2SHIPS Project

Port of Amsterdam

Dutch Port of Amsterdam has become a partner in the European project H2SHIPS.

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Turkish Crew Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria

Piracy off Nigerian coast

The pirates are still holding 10 of the ship's 18 crew.

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AIDA Cruises Adds Bremerhaven to Its Port Calls

AIDAcara

AIDAcara made a maiden call in Bremerhaven, thereby marking the addition of the port to the company's program.

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Keel Laid for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' 3rd New Expedition Ship

Hanseatic Spirit

On July 16, Romanian Vard Tulcea held a keel laying ceremony for Hanseatic Spirit.

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Drewry: Tightness in Oil Supply to Hurt Tanker Demand

Tanker

The negative impact on tanker demand, especially VLCCs, would go some way to negate the normal seasonal upturn.

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Bureau Veritas Joins International Windship Association

Shipping

The classification society would help further the development of primary renewable solutions.

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Safe Bulkers Installs, Commissions Its First Scrubber

Bulker

The company's 2009-built vessel now features an open loop, U-Type, Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubber.

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Costa Cruises Inks Genoa Blue Agreement for 2 Italian Ports

cruise ship

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises signs the Genoa Blue Agreement.

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Denmark Now Operates World's 5th Largest Merchant Fleet

Danish fleet

Denmark is above the US, Germany, and the UK on the list of merchant ships operated by the country's shipping firms.

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Gibraltar May Release Iranian Tanker

Tanker

Gibraltar, the UK would facilitate the release of the detained Iranian Grace 1 if there are certain guarantees.

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MAN, DSME and HSD Engine to Cooperate on Engine Digitization

Digitization

Under the deal, the parties aim to define a framework for a future long-term strategic digital cooperation.

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MacGregor Gets Final Clearance for TTS Deal

MacGregor

Cargotec’s MacGregor receives clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of TTS.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Gibraltar: Police Arrests Captain, Chief Officer of Grace 1

VLCC

The Gibraltar Police has arrested the captain and the chief officer of Grace 1, a tanker detained in Gibraltar.

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US, German Companies Form Cement Carrier Alliance

Baltrader cement carrier

The companies will jointly market their respective fleets of pneumatic cement carriers.

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Schottel, Ulstein Partner Up on Maritime Automation

Blue CTRL

Norway's Ulstein and Germany's Schottel are to optimize ship operations with digital services.

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Global Shipping Business Network Picks Up Pace

Data sharing is an important aspect of the maritime industry's digitalization efforts.

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DSME Smart Ship Solution Gets LR's Approval in Principle

DSME, LR Approval in Principle

The descriptive note ‘Digital AL3 SAFE SECURITY’ confirms the system's compliance with LR digital ships requirements.

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2020 Bulkers Ties Up Trio in Charter Deals with Koch

Bulker

All three time charters will commence after delivery of the newbuildings from New Times Shipyard.

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Höegh LNG to Charter Its New FSRU to Cheniere

FSRU Höegh Galleon

The time charter is set to commence in September 2019 after the delivery of Höegh LNG’s tenth unit.

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Scorpio Unveils Scrubber Order for 23 More Vessels

Bulker

Nine scrubbers would be installed on Scorpio Bulkers' fleet, while 14 units were ordered by Scorpio Tankers.

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LNG Lucrative for PCTC Newbuilds, Study Finds

car carrier

LNG as a marine fuel delivers the best return on investment and is a competitive option for newbuild PCTCs, SEA\LNG said.

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TT-Line Ferry with 217 Passengers Catches Fire off Germany

TT Peter Pan

Damage assessment is still ongoing.

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Containership Giants to Continue Driving Fleet Growth

Containership

Alphaliner: Shipowners are interested in large (>10,000 TEU) and small (<3,000 TEU) segments.

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UK Presents Clean Maritime Plan

port

The UK government has published the Clean Maritime Plan, an ambitious plan to cut pollution from the maritime sector. 

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Navantia Delivers Fourth Suezmax to Ibaizábal Group

Suezmax Monte Ulía

The tanker will be chartered to France's oil and gas major Total.

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