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IACS Chairman pinpoints key strategies for the future
Quality, modernisation and transparency have been the three fundamental themes of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) during DNV GL’s Chairmanship, and this approach is widely reflected in IACS’ 2017 Annual Review...
2018-04-23 07:07:08
Samskip brings Rotterdam into LNG service network
Samskip announced on April 19 that its subsidiary Nor Lines will include calls at Rotterdam for the first time in its weekly multipurpose liner service connecting to Western, Mid and Northern Norway, with effect from June 1st.    ...
2018-04-23 07:05:29
FLEX LNG signs time-charter with Enel
FLEX LNG LTD ("FLEX LNG" or the "Company") (OSE:FLNG), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of LNG carriers, announced on April 18 that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time-charter agreement w...
2018-04-20 06:18:51
Ballast-free LNG carrier project kicks off phase II
GTT, Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (DSIC) today launched the second phase of their “30,000m³ B-FREE LNG carrier” Joint Development Project (JDP). A meeting was held today at Lloyd’s Register premises ...
2018-04-19 07:13:07
DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper
Classification society DNV GL announced on April 17 that it has issued a new white paper which assesses a range of alternative fuels and technologies. The white paper “Alternative fuels and technologies for greener shipping” examines the pric...
2018-04-19 07:10:54
Guohang to order five kamsarmax ships
The largest bulker operator in China Guohang Ocean Shipping (Group) is understood to be planning to order five newbuilding bulkers. According to the industry and TradeWinds, the company is poised to order five kamsarmax bulkers at Qingdao Wuch...
2018-04-19 07:07:26
Astomos to develop LPG-powered BC
Japanese LPG provider Astomos Energy plans to develop LPG-fueled bulker. According to a foreign media outlet, the company will work on the project in cooperation with the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC). The proj...
2018-04-19 07:06:55
HHLA’s container transporters run on green energy
Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) increases efforts to improve the city’s air quality. Container transporters powered by lithium-ion batteries will move the containers at HHLA Container Terminal Alternwerder (CTA) between ships and the yar...
2018-04-18 07:18:11
Asian players united for marine traffic control
 Fujitsu Limited, Singapore Management University (SMU), and A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), announced on April 16 their collaboration to develop innovative new technologies for vessel traffic management in the Por...
2018-04-18 07:16:56
"Shipping industry needs to deal with BC"
In addition to the IMO global sulfur cap which comes effect in 2020, shipping industry needs to deal with black carbon (BC) that is formed through the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, biofuel, and biomass, and is emitted in both anthropogen...
2018-04-18 07:14:49
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