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BP Shipping Keeps M/T Eco Fleet Busy for 6 More Months8 months 19 days ago
Added: May 04, 2018 07:17
BP Shipping Limited will keep M/T Eco Fleet tanker employed for six more months, Nasdaq-listed TOP Ships, owner of the vessel, said. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Milaha launches Qatar-Iraq direct container feeder service 8 months 20 days ago
Added: May 03, 2018 06:36
Milaha has announced the launch of a direct container feeder service between Qatar and Iraq, with the first vessel set to depart from Hamad Port on May 7 and reach Umm Qasr Port in Iraq on May 9. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
New AI Technologies to Boost Subsea Operations 8 months 21 days ago
Added: May 02, 2018 06:50
WFS Technologies, the University of Aberdeen and the Aberdeen-based Oil & Gas Innovation Centre have announced a project to design and build the world’s first ExtremeEdge OLM (On-line Monitoring) system for offshore subsea and platform structures. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Diana Shipping Agrees Higher Charter Rate for Panamax Bulker8 months 23 days ago
Added: Apr 30, 2018 07:30
Greek dry bulk ship owner Diana Shipping has entered into a time charter contract with Uniper Global Commodities for one of its Ice Class Panamax dry bulk vessels. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Nakilat records 13% increased profits for the first quarter of 20188 months 26 days ago
Added: Apr 27, 2018 06:35
Nakilat announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018 with a net profit of QR 217 million compared to QR 191.4 million of the same period last year in 2017, with an increase of 13%. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Meyer Turku hands over new-design Mein Schiff 1 8 months 28 days ago
Added: Apr 25, 2018 17:39
Meyer Turku shipyard delivered the 111,500gt Mein Schiff 1 to TUI Cruises. The 315-meter ship is based on a new design that evolved from the successful Mein Schiff series Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Bangladesh Receives First Imported LNG from Qatar 8 months 28 days ago
Added: Apr 25, 2018 06:32
Excelerate Energy's floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Excellence arrived at Bangladesh's Moheshkhali Port this week bringing with it a commissioning cargo from Qatar. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Gas Leak Kills Two on Board COSCO Bulker8 months 29 days ago
Added: Apr 24, 2018 06:46
Two crewmen died and another one sustained injuries in an incident caused by a gas leak aboard Feng Hui Hai near India’s Navlakhi Port this week. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Shipper Hapag-Lloyd plans 20 percent cut in CO2 emissions by 20209 months 0 days ago
Added: Apr 23, 2018 06:49
German container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd (HLAG.DE) plans a 20 percent reduction in its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2020, compared with 2016, to help support a drive to halve emissions in the global shipping industry. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Port of Rotterdam Authority launches new Pronto application9 months 3 days ago
Added: Apr 20, 2018 06:13
This week, the Port of Rotterdam Authority presented the first version of its new digital application Pronto. Pronto constitutes a major step forward when it comes to improving efficiency for the... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Report: 28 of 100 World’s Largest Ports Offer Incentives for Green Ships9 months 4 days ago
Added: Apr 19, 2018 06:43
Today, 28 of the 100 world’s largest ports in terms of total cargo volume handled offer incentives for environmentally-friendly ships, a new report released by the International Transport Forum (ITF) shows. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
One Dead in Fire aboard Research Vessel MV Geos 9 months 5 days ago
Added: Apr 18, 2018 12:47
One crew member lost his life in a fire which hit the offshore oil and gas research vessel MV Geos this week in the South China Sea. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Interview: Methanol Is Ready for Use as Marine Fuel9 months 6 days ago
Added: Apr 17, 2018 06:47
In preparation for the International Maritime Organization’s upcoming 2020 sulphur limit, the shipping industry started considering a number of solutions, including low sulphur fuel oil (LSFO), marine gas oil (MGO) and Exhaust Gas Treatment (scrubbers). Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Chevron Announces Gorgon Expansion9 months 7 days ago
Added: Apr 16, 2018 06:33
Chevron has decided to proceed with the second stage of the Gorgon oil and gas project off Australia's north-west coast. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
AlixPartners: Carriers Need to Shrink Appetite for Newbuilds9 months 11 days ago
Added: Apr 12, 2018 11:37
Container carriers should curb their “voracious appetite” for new ships and increase scrappage to control the current margin-crushing balance of supply and demand, AlixPartners said in a report. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Low carbon shipping: Solar and wind assisted vessels set sail9 months 12 days ago
Added: Apr 11, 2018 12:11
As global governments clash over the level of ambition the shipping industry should incorporate in its international climate plan this week, the green economy continues to push forward a host of innovations which promise to cut the carbon impact of seafaring vessels. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
West Africa leads global piracy surge9 months 12 days ago
Added: Apr 11, 2018 06:52
The International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC’s) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has warned of a surge in pirate activity around West Africa, with 66 incidents reported in the first quarter of this year (1Q18). Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Singapore’s First Dual-Fuel LNG Bunker Vessel Ordered 9 months 13 days ago
Added: Apr 10, 2018 06:45
Keppel Offshore & Marine has been awarded a contract with Mitsui & Co (Asia Pacific) to build Singapore's first dual-fuel bunker tanker. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Bulker Crashes into Historic Building on Istanbul’s Bosphorus9 months 14 days ago
Added: Apr 09, 2018 06:39
The Malta-flagged bulk carrier Vitaspirit crashed into a waterside building while underway in Istanbul’s Bosphorus strait. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Wind Power Ready To Be Part Of GHG Reduction Targets Set By IMO – Norsepower9 months 17 days ago
Added: Apr 06, 2018 06:54
Tuomas Riski, CEO of Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading provider of low- maintenance, software operated, and data verified auxiliary wind propulsion systems, this week said wind power was ready to be a part of meeting Paris-aligned greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets set by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in April this year. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
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