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Hurtigruten Secures LNG Supply for Its Ships by 2030

June 21, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Under the deal, Gasnor would supply the company’s ships along the Norwegian coast with LNG until 2030. According to the statement, Hurtigruten is scheduled to start upgrading six of its vessels from this winter to run on a combination of […]


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Containerships Welcomes Its Second LNG-Powered Newbuild

June 20, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

As the second LNG-powered ship for Containerships and CMA CGM, the newbuild will be phased into the redesigned BALT 2 service in the Port of Rotterdam on June 23, 2019. The service links Northern Europe with the Baltic states and […]


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Study: Feeder Containerships Ready to Benefit from Hybrid Power Systems

June 20, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Hybrid power systems often achieve significant efficiency gains and emission reductions in operation modes in which a ship’s power demand fluctuates, for example when major energy consumers, such as cranes or thrusters, are utilized. This typically happens in connection with […]


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Port of Oakland Strives for Zero-Emission Future

June 19, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The plan, called the Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan, was approved by port commissioners last week. The 259-page plan envisions zero-emission operations in the future, calling for changes in equipment, operations, fuels and infrastructure at the seaport. The […]


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Maersk Eyes Northern Sea Route Collaboration with Atomflot

June 17, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

“We have experienced a growing demand for transport of goods from Far East to West Russia, which we are currently exploring the possibilities of offering together with Atomflot,” a spokesperson of Maersk told World Maritime News. The shipping giant further […]


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Global Ship Lease Inks Two Charter Deals with MSC, Maersk Line

June 14, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Both charters are commencing this June and include the 2,824 TEU GSL Valerie and the 5,095 TEU Orca. The 2005-built GSL Valerie will be chartered for twelve months to Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) at a fixed rate of USD […]


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World’s 1st Autonomous Ship to Feature MacGregor Automated Mooring System

June 13, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

As explained, this will enable mooring operations to be undertaken without human intervention and supports the effective operation of the fully electric, zero-emission vessel. The automated mooring system is scheduled to be delivered during the second half of 2019, according […]


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Euroseas Closes Refinancing of Two Vessels

June 12, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The company explained that the financing was closed with simultaneous interest rate reduction of 0.5% for all other existing loans and the redemption of approximately USD 11.7 million of value, or about 59.4%, of its outstanding Series B Preferred Shares […]


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Iceland Plans Fuel Oil Ban to Lower Emissions in Its Waters

June 11, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Namely, the Ministry is looking to adopt a new regulation on the use of fuel oil with more than 0.1% sulphur content for ships operating in its territorial waters. “While this prohibition will lower emissions of sulphur oxides, and particulate […]


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Shipping Industry Seeks Urgent Action against Gulf of Guinea Piracy

June 10, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

“The high level of piracy and armed robbery attacks in the Gulf of Guinea is not acceptable. Yet it is happening every day and this is not business as usual. We need to take urgent action now,” Dr. Grahaeme Henderson, […]