Iridium Can Be the Backbone of Digital Ships

Iridium Communications

Iridium reveals more on the GMDSS terminal and plans in the maritime sector.

Anthony Veder Expands Fleet with GATX Gas Carrier Quintet

LNG carrier Coral Favia

The addition of the combined gas carriers boosts the company's LNG trading fleet to 10 vessels.

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Portline Bulk to Pay USD 1.5 Mn Fine for Using Magic Pipe

Gavel

Portline Bulk International pleaded guilty to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships and obstruction.

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Net Income Drops for Carnival, Despite Rise in Revenues

Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival's growth "hampered by a confluence of events", according to the CEO.

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Feeder Ships Ready to Benefit from Hybrid Power Systems

Feeder Ship

Container feeders are potentially a good case for hybridization, according to DNV GL.

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Oikos Deepwater Jetty Starts Ops with Visit from BW Seine

BW Seine at Oikos Jetty 2

Tanker BW Seine marked the start of operations at Oikos Storage Ltd's new deepwater jetty.

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Hapag-Lloyd Boxship Briefly Grounds, Hits Crane in Vietnam

Hapag-Lloyd containership

Hapag-Lloyd vessel damaged a gantry crane in Vietnam after briefly grounding, company confirmed.

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Canada to Build RoPax Pair at Davie Shipyard

canada

The Canadian government is entering into contract negotiations with Davie for the construction of two ferries.

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MOL, GAIL Sign Short-Term LNG Carrier Charter Deal

The Japanese shipowner did not reveal which carrier was chartered out.

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US Says Iran is Behind Tanker Attacks in Gulf of Oman

Frontline's tanker Front Altair

U.S. Secretary of State said that intelligence officials have "lots of evidence" to support this claim.

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Containerships Welcomes Its Second LNG-Powered Newbuild

Containerships

Containerships, a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group, takes delivery of its second LNG-powered container vessel.

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German LNG Terminal Starts EPC Prequalification Race

germany

German LNG Terminal will start the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) prequalification process this month.

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Maersk to Pilot New Biofuel with Select Companies

Maersk containership

A new biofuel is being piloted with select Maersk customers engaged in sustainable solutions.

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Hyundai Mipo Secures Containership Order

feeder

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard receives an order for two feeder containerships.

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MACN, MOFA Team Up on Port Corruption Index

Port

MACN partnered up with MOFA to develop the Global Port Integrity Index and scale up activities in West Africa.

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BPA: Impact of Scrubbers in Harbour Areas Unclear

Port

The main concern for most ports is impact on sediments in harbour areas and enclosed waterways, Simmonds said.

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Frontline Acquires VLCC Resale, Orders LR2 Duo

Tanker

Company acquired a scrubber-fitted VLCC resale from HSHI and ordered two LR2 newbuildings in China.

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Portugal's Naval Rocha Expanding into LPG, LNG Upkeep Sector

LPG repair work will remain the company's key growth market.

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Port of Oakland Strives for Zero-Emission Future

port-of-oakland

The Port of Oakland approves an air-quality plan which envisions zero-emission operations in the future.

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Knud E. Hansen Unveils Sail-Assisted Cruise Vessel Design

The company claims a range of 6,000 nautical miles.

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Carnival Corp on Track to Meet Its 2020 Sustainability Goals

Carnival Cruise Line vessel

By the end of 2018, the company's carbon footprint was reduced by 27.6% relative to 2005 baseline.

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Tallink Plugs Two Ships into Shore Power at Stockholm Port

Tallink

Tallink starts using shore power for two of its vessels while they are berthed at the Port of Stockholm.

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Meriaura Group Eyes Zero-Waste Fleet

multipurpose ship

Finnish shipping group Meriaura Group reveals its ambitions to create a zero-waste fleet in the coming period.

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USD 1 Bn Worth of Cocaine Seized from MSC Ship

The record interdiction took place aboard the Neopanamax MSC Gayane.

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MOL Presents Design for Next-Generation Coal Carrier

coal carrier

MOL unveils a new design for a next-generation coal carrier, developed in cooperation with domestic shipyards.

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Spain Finds 10 Tons of Hashish on Cargo Ship, Arrests Crew

Spanish flag

Crew members of a general cargo ship arrested after Spanish officials found 10 tons of hashish aboard the vessel.

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ICTSI to Develop Cameroon Port

ICTSI

ICTSI has secured the right to develop a multipurpose terminal at the Port of Kribi, Cameroon. 

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Shipping Confidence Slightly Down over Trade War Concerns

Shipping

Ongoing concern over trade wars and increased regulation affected confidence levels in the shipping industry.

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