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Thousands of Maersk jobs to be affected by reorganization

September 17, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

“Some will experience big changes, others small. Some are moving to new jobs, and a smaller number will, unfortunately, become redundant, which we take very seriously,” Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean and Logistics at Maersk, said. Maersk is still determining […]


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Report: DP World, DoverTower to jointly bid for Haifa Port privatization

September 16, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The deal was signed by Dovertower head Shlomi Fogel, the co-owner of Israel Shipyards and the Port of Eilat, and DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem. The two companies signed a number of memoranda of understandings (MoU) on developing […]


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Pan Ocean takes stake in US export grain terminal

September 15, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

Pan Ocean bought the 36.25 per cent stake from Japanese trading company Itochu, Yonhap News Agency reported. No financial details have been disclosed. With this move, Pan Ocean has become EGT’s second-largest shareholder. Although EGT has been listed a joint […]


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Port of Tallinn gets its 1st shore power solution

September 14, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

Shore power can be used by the vessels operating the Estonian-Swedish as well as Estonian-Finnish routes. The Port of Tallinn installed the latest ABB shore power systems on five of its piers in Old City Harbour, total investment amounting to […]


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How has going under the radar for the shipping industry backfired today?

September 11, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The shipping industry is faced with one of the greatest humanitarian crises in years, affecting over half a million people. Six months into the pandemic 300,000 seafarers are stuck at sea, some of them for 17 months, 6 months longer […]


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World Shipping Council denounces EU’s ETS plans

September 11, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The World Shipping Council has raised serious concerns for maritime trade and global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the EU expands its Emissions Trading System (ETS) to include international shipping. In July, the European Parliament’s environment committee voted […]


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Wight Shipyard delivers 4 simultaneously built ferries to Malta

September 10, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The order, WSC’s largest ferry export order to date, consists of two 20-metre and two 33-metre light weight ferries, designed by One2Three Naval Architects. “We are proud of being able to produce four large ferries within a year, despite the […]


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23,964 TEU HMM Hamburg makes its first call in Hamburg

September 2, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The 23,964 TEU giant is one of twelve new boxships ordered by South Korean shipping company HMM from Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine & Engineering (DSME) and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). HMM Hamburg and its sister ships are among the largest containerships […]


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Two more product tanker orders for Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

August 31, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The order is estimated to be worth KRW 83 billion ($70 million). One of the unnamed owners is based in Asia, while the other is from Europe, according to HMD. The two ships will be built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard […]


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COSCO Shipping Ports eyes growth despite throughput decline

August 28, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

Total throughput dropped by 3.6 per cent to 57.6 million TEU in the first half of the year, while equity throughput declined by 6.6 per cent to 18.1 million TEU as a result of the lower demand. Additionally, total throughput […]