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Fincantieri: 2 cruise ships for China, an option for additional 4

Fincantieri, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and Carnival Corporation & plc signed a binding Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for the construction of two cruise ships, with an option for additional 4 ...

MARTHA fatigue report is launched at the IMO

InterManager, the trade association for in-house and third party ship managers, together with The Warsash Maritime Academy, has presented the findings of its fatigue study, Project MARTHA, to The International ...

Shell launches LNG Outlook

Global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached 265 million tonnes (MT) in 2016 – enough to supply power to around 500 million homes a year. This included an increase in ...

Fincantieri: A new class of ships for Norwegian Cruise Line

Fincantieri was awarded an order from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. for the construction of 4 new generation cruise ships with an option for additional 2, for the Norwegian Cruise ...

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel delivered

ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation, and NYK have taken delivery of the world’s first purpose built liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel (LBV) from Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd., at ...

EU Member States must reject European Parliament’s proposal to include global shipping into regional CO2 Trading System

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents over 80% of the world merchant fleet – says it is ‘disappointed but not surprised’ by today’s vote in the European Parliament ...

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G6 Alliance announces port rotations of new service product for Trans-Pacific trade

After agreeing to expand the successful G6 Alliance to the Trans-Pacific trade earlier this year, the six member lines announced the port rotations of their new comprehensive and competitive service ...

AIDAstella christened!

The new cruise ship, AIDAstella, was christened at a special ceremony held in Warnemünde on the evening of March 16, 2013. The most emotional moment was the remarkable ceremony ...

Triple-E: at the starting dock

With a capacity of 18,000 20-foot containers, the Triple-E will be the largest container ship ever built. It comes at a challenging time though, with weak demand putting strains ...

Sembcorp secures repeat rig orders from Oro Negro

Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary PPL Shipyard has secured orders for two turnkey contracts with a combined value of US$417 million for the construction of two units of jack-up rigs ...

AET reinforces leadership position in world VLCC fleet

Today (15 March 2013) global petroleum tanker operator, AET, maintained its industry leading position in the world tanker fleet with the delivery of a second “eco-design” VLCC that is fully ...

DIS orders two more eco design product tankers vessels

d’Amico International Shipping S.A., an international marine transportation company, operating in the product tanker market, announces  that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers Limited (Ireland), entered into contracts ...

HHIC-Phil‘s Subic Shipyard hits the jackpot bids in a row

On March 8, HHIC’s Subic Shipyard signed a LOI to build eight 5,400TEU container ships with a European client. In fact, its recent success in bidding continues.

According ...

Rickmers-Linie establishes Westbound Round-The-World Service

Rickmers-Linie is launching a Westbound Round-The-World Service, connecting areas of economic growth in Asia and South America and then on to North America.

The America-Asia westbound service established in 2006 ...

Wärtsilä signs 5 year maintenance agreement for Viking Grace

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has signed a five year maintenance agreement with Finnish ship owner, Viking Line.

The agreement, which became effective from ...

Liners to consolidate on South East Asia – Australia trade

Carriers currently operating separate services on the South East Asia – Australia trade have decided to consolidate their respective services starting from the middle of April. ASA (Singapore – Australia Service for ...

Hanjin Shipping expands service network in Indonesia

Hanjin Shipping is expanding its service network in Indonesia by adding new services to the region. With NCI (New China-Indonesia) launching on April 3rd (ETD Qingdao),

Hanjin Shipping will be ...

USCG responds to allision, oil spill south of New Orleans

The US Coast Guard is responding to a report of an allision between a tug pushing a barge and a pipeline near Bayou Perot 30 miles south of New Orleans ...

CMA CGM implements leading edge technology

MARCO POLO, the world’s largest containership (16 020 TEU), is equipped with the latest environmental technological innovations. The CMA CGM Group has finalized the purchase of 50 000 bamboo ...

400 officers certified in Navmaster ECDIS

While staying on board ship and continuing with their duties, over 400 navigating officers have earned formal certification in Navmaster ECDIS and they’re very happy about it. The rigorous ...

Jotun introduces the world’s first resilient antifouling

Recognised as the industry’s market leader in antifoulings, Jotun announces the launch of SeaLion Resilient, a high performance marine coating based on epoxy-polysiloxane technology.

Following extensive research and testing ...

Giants of the sea to the Port of Gothenburg

It has been confirmed that the world's largest container ships - Triple E – will call at the Port of Gothenburg. The ships, which can carry 18,000 containers, are currently ...

Another tanker released from Somali pirates

It has been a busy couple of days for EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) flagship ESPS Méndez Núnez. The Spanish warship, which is conducting EU counter piracy patrols ...

GL: From stowage to steel and everything in between

comprehensive programme awaited the attendees at Germanischer Lloyd’s (GL) latest forum in Hamburg. The Forum looked at a broad spectrum of topics concerning container shipping including: stowage and lashing ...

EU NAVFOR assists to MV Royal Grace after freedom from pirates

On 8 March 2013 EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) flagship ESPS Méndez Núnez provided much-needed assistance to the crew of chemical tanker MV Royal Grace after the vessel ...

Work on updating greenhouse gas emissions estimate for international shipping moves forward at Expert Workshop

Work to update the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions estimate for international shipping moved forward during an Expert Workshop at IMO Headquarters last week, (26 February to 1 March 2013), attended ...

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