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Two California Ports Get Millions to Reduce Air Pollution

September 18, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

The California Air Resources Board is awarding two grants topping $90 million to the nation’s two busiest ports — Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach, respectively — to develop a Zero Emission and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities […]


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33 LNG Ships Ordered This Year. But Is There Room for More?

September 18, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Owners have been tempted by higher spot/short-term charter rates, low newbuilding prices and rapidly growing LNG trade. “Owners need to be careful they don’t over order. There is still a huge number of ships ordered in the 2011-2014 LNG newbuilding […]


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Global Ports Signs Concession Deal for Croatian Cruise Port

September 13, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The deal was signed between the company’s subsidiary Zadar International Port Operations d.o.o. and the Port Authority of Zadar. Under the terms of the contract, starting from the fourth quarter of 2018 GPH will manage all of the cruise port […]


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Port of Long Beach Gets USD 50 Mn for Zero Emissions Project

September 12, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The Port of Long Beach has received preliminary approval for a USD 50 million grant from the California Air Resources Board for a sweeping, transformative demonstration of a near-zero and zero-emissions supply chain at the nation’s second-busiest seaport. The California […]


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Maersk’s Fuel Costs Set to Rise by USD 2 Bn from 2020 Sulphur Cap

August 30, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Simon Bergulf, director for regulatory affairs at A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, told Bloomberg that the issues stemming from the new regulations have almost created a perfect storm, taking into account the expected tight availability of compliant fuels and required investments in […]


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The Ocean Cleanup: Countdown Begins

August 27, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

On September 8, The Ocean Cleanup foundation will launch the world’s first ocean cleanup system from its assembly yard in Alameda, through the San Francisco Bay, toward the infamous Great Pacific Garbage Patch. As informed, the assembly of System 001 […]


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Venta Maersk Starts Historic Arctic Voyage Using Ultra-Low Sulphur Fuel

August 23, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Maersk’s ice-class ship Venta Maersk departed Vladivostok earlier today heading for the Northern Sea Route, becoming the world’s first containership to venture through the route. The 3,600 TEU ship is heading toward Vostochniy Port, where it is expected to call […]


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First North America-Built LNG Bunker Barge Delivered

August 21, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

US shipbuilder Conrad Industries has delivered the Clean Jacksonville, the first LNG bunker barge built in North America. The Clean Jacksonville, which was constructed at Conrad Orange Shipyard in Texas, conducted safe and successful gas trials in Port Fourchon, Louisiana. […]


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US Port Everett Kicks Off Modernization Project to Handle Larger Ships

August 17, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

In an effort to be able to handle next-generation ships and heavier cargoes, the US Port of Everett has embarked on the largest capital project in its history by dollar value. On August 15, the port hosted a groundbreaking to […]


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Diana Shipping Secures Work for Panamax Bulker

August 16, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Athens-based dry bulk owner Diana Shipping has entered into a time charter contract with CJ International Italy Societa Per Azioni for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels. Under the deal, Diana’s 74,381 dwt Panamax bulker Coronis would be hired […]