Green Groups Renew Call For Global Ship Emissions Cap, Wants Action at MEPC 69
The groups want the IMO to agree a global emissions reduction target in 2016
New Service Launched to Help Shipping Companies Monitor and Reduce Their Carbon Footprint
Haydn Jones, CEO at AWT, says SmartWatch will provide users with a competitive edge
Protest Staged Against Hong Kong's Shelving of Shore Power at Kai Tak Terminal
The protest was a silent sit-in around an installation 'Death Tower'
Maersk Line Confirms $1.8 Billion Order for its Largest Ever Mega-Containerships
The 19,630 TEU ships will be the carriers largest ever box ships
IMO Set to Adopt Mandatory Gas-Fuel Ship Code
The new International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) will have an initial focus on LNG.
Construction Contract Signed for Russia's First Three LNG Bunker Vessels
Russia plans to commence LNG shipping by the end of 2016.
Hong Kong Low Sulfur Fuel Switching Incentive Now Includes LNG And Other Tech
At-berth low sulfur fuel switching will become mandatory in Hong Kong form July 1, 2015.
New South Wales Government Calling for Feedback on Low-Sulfur Regulations
The government is proposing two stages of phase-in for the new rules.
DNV GL: Hybrid Propulsion Systems "Gaining Ground Faster than Expected"
Tor E. Svensen, CEO at DNV GL – Maritime, says hybrid propulsion systems and connected ship solutions are "gaining ground faster than expected".
DNV GL and Jotun Cooperate on Hull Performance Project
DNV GL has signed a cooperation agreement with Jotun to collect and analyse data on hull degradation.
Total Plans to Assemble Fleet of 28 LNG Ships
LNG ice-breakers will be used for a $27 billion gas extraction project in Yamal, Russia
MOL's Fuel-Saving Propeller Boss Cap System Reaches "Major Milestone"
PBCF (circled in yellow) is being installed.
Tokyo-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines,
Cargill: No Plans to Exit Singapore, China Fuel Oil Market
Rumours had previously speculated that the company was restructuring its oil trading portfolio.
Canal to Bypass Straits of Malacca and Singapore "Hard to Justify"
Marcus Hand, editor of Seatrade Global, argues that construction of the Kra Canal would be difficult to justify.
DNV GL: Solid First Year Financials as a Combined Company
Revenues as a combined company were up 10 percent, while profit also rose to NOK 1,007 million.
CSCL: Widened Suez Canal Will Save Time and Money
The canal upgrades are expected to create cost savings of $60,000-$70,000 per ship.
Lithuanian LNG Bunker Player To Sell off Stake in Natural Gas Trader
Potential buyers have until May 29, 2015 to submit free-form non-binding applications.
Neste Shipping Signs Deal with Marorka to Lease Ship Efficiency Solutions
Neste Shipping signed a leasing agreement with Marorka to have energy management solutions installed on all of its chartered vessels.
Gazprom HFO Output Drops 13 Percent in First Quarter
Weak crude and oil product prices led overall sales to decrease to $7.6 billion.
Imtech Marine to Deliver Systems for CMAL's Third Hybrid Ferry
CMAL, which operated the world's first hybrid ferry, is now scheduled to have a third with help from Imtech Marine