Shipping
Could methanol create zero-emission shipping?
A research recently argued that using methanol fuel in the maritime industry may be a reasonable option for future environmental regulations. The research named Sustainable Marine Methanol (SUMMETH), conducted by various organizations in Swede...
2018-06-07 07:17:54
ClassNK releases guidelines for automated operation
Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Concept Design of Automated Operation/Autonomous Operation of ships. These guidelines incorporate basic elements on concept design safety for automated ship operation systems....
2018-06-05 07:29:55
HHLA: 50 years of container shipping
On 31 May 1968, the first fully containerised ship, the American Lancer, was handled at the Port of Hamburg at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai. To mark this occasion, Angela Titzrath, Chairwoman of the Executive Board of Hamburger Hafen u...
2018-06-05 07:28:31
Wallenius developing wind-powered ship
Norwegian car carrier operator Wallenius Wilhelmsen turns out to have recently developed wind-powered ship. During a press conference held on May 31 on Tokyo, Japan, CEO Craig Jasienski said the company will utilize low sulfur fuel and scrubbe...
2018-06-05 07:22:31
KONGSBERG prevents ship collisions
Hull to Hull (H2H), an EU-funded research project established to develop technical solutions for safer navigation in close proximity of other stationary or moving vessels and objects, is in its Concept Definition phase and will move on to the Tec...
2018-06-04 07:35:41
Bunkering LNG – now also at CMP
CMP now offers bunkering of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). First off was the vessel Iceland, which unloaded cement in Malmö. In connection with this she was provided with LNG via tanker lorries. It's about bunkering where safety requirements are e...
2018-06-01 07:20:44
Wisdom Marine takes LPGC delivery soon
Wisdom Marine is to take delivery of its first LPG carrier soon.  The Taiwanese shipowner placed an order at Japan's Murakami Hide Shipbuilding for one LPG carrier in February 2016. The vessel worth about $20m is slated for delivery withi...
2018-06-01 07:10:27
Refiners are gearing up for low-sulphur oil
Korean refiners are preparing 2020 SOx regulation with new desulfurization facilities. Hyundai Oilbank has arranged facilities which can refine 150,000 barrels of high-sulphur oil a day into more valuable petroleum products. Oilbank is even ex...
2018-06-01 07:08:07
BW LPG proposes to combine with Dorian
BW LPG Limited (“BW LPG”, the “Company”, OSE ticker code: “BWLPG”) announced on May 29 a proposal to combine with Dorian LPG Ltd. (“Dorian”) (NYSE: LPG) in an all-stock transaction. Dorian shareholders would receive 2.05 BW LPG sh...
2018-05-31 07:25:49
Scorpio Tankers made deal for six PCs
Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) (“Scorpio Tankers” or the “Company”) announced on May 29 that it has agreed to sell and leaseback six MR product tankers (STI Opera, STI Virtus, STI Venere, STI Aqua, STI Dama, and STI Regina) to China Hua...
2018-05-31 07:22:34
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