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First LNG Dual-Fuel VLCC Starts Sea Trials in China

The first LNG dual-fuel VLCC completed construction and has begun sea trials before its entry into service. Built in China at the China State Shipbuilding Company’s Dalian…


EMSA has awarded a framework contract to RINA designed to expand LNG bunkering and storage

In an effort to expand the supply of LNG at regional ports in the Mediterranean, Black, and Caspian seas, the European Maritime Safety Agency has awarded a framework contract to…


Liquid Organic Hydrogen Could Facilitate Hydrogen as Propulsion Fuel

A new Norwegian-German partnership is proposing a solution for zero-emission shipping based on liquid organic hydrogen carrier which they believe can revolutionize the use of…


Northern European Ports Target Shore Power for Large Containerships

Faced with growing calls to improve the environment around major ports and with pending EU regulatory actions requiring ships to reduce emissions while in port, five of Northern…


Containership Orders Reach High with Focus on ULCS

Construction orders for new containerships are at a high, setting new records in March and highlighting the confidence of the shipping industry. The industry trade group BIMCO is…


SAL and Jumbo Announce Joint Venture to Consolidate Heavy Lift Business

Two of the leading operators in the heavy lift and project cargo business are proposing to form a joint venture to enhance operating efficiencies as they seek to realize the…


MARONTEC has been found to conform to the Quality Management System standard: ISO 9001:2015

MARONTEC SERVICIOS TÉCNICOS, S.L. has been found to conform to the Quality Management System standard: ISO 9001:2015 This certificate is valid for the following scope: Sales…


World’s 1st zero-emission container vessel, Yara Birkeland, delivered

The long-awaited zero-emission container vessel Yara Birkeland has been delivered to its owner Yara International, Norway-based shipbuilder Vard informed. Upon delivery, the…


Clean Cargo report shows reduction in CO2 emissions for container shipping

According to a new report by Clean Cargo, carbon dioxide emissions from 17 of the world’s leading ocean container carriers, representing approximately 85 percent of global…