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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 […]


Shipping

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 […]


Shipping

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 […]


Shipping

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 […]


Shipping

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 […]


Infrastructure

US to Inject USD 292 Mn into Its Ports

June 13, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the new program aims to support public coastal ports by improving the safety, efficiency, or reliability of goods movement into, out of, or within a port. “This major investment in the Port […]


Shipping

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, […]


Shipping

Samsung Heavy Wins Deal for Two More LNG Carriers

June 7, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The ships will be built for an undisclosed shipowner from the Bermuda region, SHI said in a stock exchange filing on June 7. As informed, the newbuilds are planned to be delivered by the end of June 2022. According to […]


Shipping

Oakland Port Gets Final Funding for Technology Program

June 4, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Namely, the Alameda County Transportation Commission received USD 12.45 million from the California Transportation Commission for FITS, that includes 15 freight technology demonstration projects designed to address traffic management, security systems and roadway improvements at the Oakland seaport. The funding […]


Shipping

Baltimore Welcomes Its Largest Boxship to Date

May 28, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

As informed, the ultra large container vessel (ULCV) was able to call the Port of Baltimore following the port’s investment in infrastructure that allows it to handle some of the largest ships in the world. “Thanks to Maryland’s investment in […]