ODC Targets Sixfold Revenue Increase

Oman Drydock's new CEO reveals growth plans to World Maritime News at Posidonia.

IMO Members Back HFO Risk Mitigation Measures in Arctic

International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Member States have supported a proposal to identify measures aimed at ...

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European Parliament Supports Arctic HFO Ban

The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted to call for a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO), the ...

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Polar Code Enters into Force

Polar Code, the new regulation for ships operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters, has entered into force on ...

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US, Canada to Phase Out Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic

The United States and Canada are moving closer to phase out the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) from vessels operating ...

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Oceanwide Orders Polar Cruise Ship at Brodosplit

Dutch-based exploratory Polar cruise operator, Oceanwide Expeditions, has ordered a 180-passenger, ice-strengthened ...

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Clarksons: Cruise Industry Continues Expanding Its Horizons

During the summer, the cruise ship fleet surged past half a million berths of total capacity as the cruise industry ...

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WWF: Mega Cruise Ships to Further Endanger the Arctic

The cruise ship MV Crystal Serenity, owned by the US-based Crystal Cruises, is scheduled to set sail from Seward, ...

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China Keen on Sending More Ships to Arctic Route

China is encouraging its ships to turn to the Arctic as a way of cutting transit times for transporting goods ...

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Arctic Liner Shipping to Become Viable around 2040

The likelihood of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to replace the Suez Canal in the transportation of the containerized ...

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NSR, Northwest Passage Open for Shipping

The Northern Sea Route (NSR) has opened for commercial shipping this year as of September 3rd, Japan-based global ...

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Dangling Activists Keeping Shell Icebreaker in Portland

Greenpeace US activists have suspended themselves from St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon to block the Shell ...

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Skuld: Major Spill in the Arctic Would Cost More

Occurrence of a major oil spill incident in the Arctic is a matter of great concern from an insurance perspective, ...

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NOAA Opens Arctic Hydrographic Survey Season

NOAA Opens Arctic Hydrographic Survey Season

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) launched its 2015 Arctic hydrographic survey season ...

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Environmental Groups Taking Shell to Court

Twelve environmental groups have joined forces in their intent to bring a new challenge to the Bush-era Lease Sale, ...

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ShellNo Activists Chain Themselves to Support Vessel

Activists protesting Shell’s oil explorations in the Arctic have climbed the anchor chain of one of the ...

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Polar Pioneer Arrives in Seattle

Polar Pioneer Arrives in Seattle

Shell’s giant oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer moored at the Port of Seattle’s Terminal 5 on ...

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Construction Begins on SCF’s Arctic LNG Carrier

Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (S.Korea) has laid the keel for the first ...

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NOAA to Update Nautical Charts in the Arctic

NOAA is taking major steps to update nautical charts in the Arctic amid increasing commercial shipping traffic in ...

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IMO Lays Out Polar Navigation Training Requirements

IMO Lays Out Polar Navigation Training Requirements

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) last week agreed on training requirements for seafarers navigating ...

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Seattle Port in Hot Water over Shell Deal

Seattle Port in Hot Water over Shell Deal

A coalition of nine U.S. environmental organizations called on the Port of Seattle to reconsider its recently ...

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IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

The International Maritime Organisation’s recommendation to its environment committee to agree on ...

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