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GE, Nedstack Partner Up on Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Zero Emission Cruise Ships

March 22, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The ultimate goal of GE and Nedstack is creating a truly zero-emission system that will enable the world’s first sustainable, clean cruise ships. As explained, the cruise industry shares a joint responsibility to eliminate the possible negative impacts it might […]


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Panama Canal Joins GIA for Low Carbon Shipping

March 19, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The signing ceremony inducting the waterway into the GIA took place at the Panama Maritime World Conference and Exhibition. The move was made after the Panama Canal signed a letter of agreement on March 15 officially joining this group of […]


Impact & Regulations

US Senator Introduces Bill to Repeal the Jones Act

March 13, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

“Restricting trade between U.S. ports is a huge loss for American consumers and producers. It is long past time to repeal the Jones Act entirely so that Alaskans, Hawaiians, and Puerto Ricans aren’t forced to pay higher prices for imported […]


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Global Ports Holding Looks to 2019 with Confidence

March 13, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The company’s consolidated revenues were USD 124.8 million in the period, rising by 7.2% from USD 116.4 million reported in 2017. The company’s cruise business witnessed a 9.2% increase in revenue, reaching USD 54.9 million for the year ended December […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Port of Rotterdam Bracing for Operations under Brexit

March 12, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Additional customs formalities, required for so-called third countries, would mean more intensive passport checks and inspections, leading to longer processing times at terminals. Steps taken would allow the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port, to better cope with customs documents […]


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Containerships Expects Improved Results in 2019

March 8, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The company said its net sales are expected to grow and the EBITDA to improve compared to the previous year. Containerships delivered a net loss of EUR 1.7 million in 2018, against a profit of EUR 0.2 million reported in […]


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Cruise Industry in Norway to Operate Emission Free by 2026?

February 26, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Although these represent ambitious goals, State Secretary Atle Hamar in the Ministry of Climate and Environment believes that the goal is realistic “using a combination of effective legislation and the most advanced hybrid and battery technology available today, and technologies […]


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Matson Reports Higher Revenues, Lower Profits in Q4

February 22, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

For the quarter ended December 31, 2018, net income stood at USD 20.6 million, compared a net income of USD 166.9 million reported in the corresponding quarter a year earlier, representing a decrease of 87.7 percent year over year. Consolidated […]


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Shipping Organizations: Protecting Salish Sea Is a Shared Responsibility

February 21, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Both organizations are focused on the Pacific Northwest and the Salish Sea as a vital gateway for marine commerce in Canada and the United States, and as a significant part of the larger North American supply chain. The Salish Sea […]


Shipping

US Coast Guard Green Lights First Cameron LNG Export

February 15, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The safety inspection included a review of the terminal’s design, construction, equipment, operations, maintenance, personnel training and firefighting systems. Cameron LNG also submitted its Marine Operations Manual and Emergency Manual to the Coast Guard for examination. The project is nearing […]