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.

Video: Floating Crane Pierces Hull of a Cosco Tanker

Tian E Zuo

Tian E Zuo had its hull punctured by a floating crane, on Friday, April 13.

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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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Bahri Grows Fleet with New VLCC


Bahri has taken delivery of Khurais, a very large crude carrier, from Korean Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries.

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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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Al Oraiq Carries Qatargas' 1st LNG Cargo to Pavilion Gas

LNG carrier Al Oraiq

LNG tanker Al Oraiq, chartered by Qatargas, carried the company's inaugural LNG cargo to Pavilion Gas in Singapore.

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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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Maersk Honam Battling a Fire for Over a Month

Maersk Honam

The fire which erupted on board Danish-flagged containership Maersk Honam on March 6 still burning.

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Exclusive Interview: QTerminals Targets 21,000+ TEU Boxships

Port of Hamad

In his 1st international interview, QTerminals CEO speaks about braving the Gulf crisis and developing Hamad Port.

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Bahri Ships 1st Saudi Aramco Chemical Cargo


Bahri is transporting the first chemical shipment from Aramco Trading Company (ATC), a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco. 

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Tanker Attacked by Houthis Yesterday Identified

MT Abqaiq crude oil carrier

EU NAFOR confirms the attack on Saudi oil tanker, identifies the vessel.

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Report: Saudi Tanker Attacked off Hodeidah


The attack was described as a retaliation for a deadly air strike carried out by the coalition on Monday.

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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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Egypt Starts Building New Terminal at Damietta Port

Egypt has laid the foundation stone for a new multipurpose terminal at Damietta Port.

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Qatargas, EGAT to Work Together on LNG Solutions

Qatargas and EGAT ink MoU to explore collaboration in the LNG business.

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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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GulfNav's Acquisition Offer Rejected, Atlantic Says

GulfNav's bid to buy a majority stake in Atlantic Navigation Holdings (Singapore) Limited has been rejected.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the past week.

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India Blacklists Two UAE Firms for Abandoning Seafarers

The UAE companies are repeat offenders with regard to breach of seafarers rights.

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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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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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AD Ports Inks MoU with China Council to Promote Intl. Trade

The MoU aims to explore new business opportunities at KIZAD and KPFTZ.

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Maersk Honam Fire Underscores Importance of Cargo Insurance

iContainers: the Honam fire underscores the importance of always investing in cargo insurance.

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Fire-Ravaged Maersk Honam to Be Towed to Jebel Ali

Maersk Honam, which was hit by a major fire on March 6, will be towed to Jebel Ali, the UAE.

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ZIM Points to Lingering Market Volatility

Market conditions in the container shipping industry remain volatile despite the recent pick up in rates.

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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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