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Port of Rotterdam Reports Success in Bunker Spill Cleanup 3 months 20 days ago
Added: Jun 27, 2018 06:32
In Rotterdam, response efforts for the bunker fuel spill from the tanker Bow Jubail are well under way, with most of the oil recovered. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Day of the Seafarer: Mental Wellbeing in Focus3 months 21 days ago
Added: Jun 26, 2018 06:13
This week, once again, marks the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Day of the Seafarer, focused this year on seafarer wellbeing. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
GasLog Lays Keel for Its New LNG Carrier at SHI Yard3 months 22 days ago
Added: Jun 25, 2018 08:13
Monaco-based ship owner and operator GasLog held a keel laying ceremony for its new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier at Samsung Heavy Industries’ shipyard last week. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
SHI, BIO-UV Get USCG Type Approvals for BWTS3 months 25 days ago
Added: Jun 22, 2018 09:01
The US Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Center (MSC) has issued ballast water management system (BWMS) type approval certificates to South Korean Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and French BIO-UV Group. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
CMA CGM to Acquire European Shortsea Specialist Containerships3 months 26 days ago
Added: Jun 21, 2018 07:14
French shipping group CMA CGM has signed to acquire Finland’s Containerships from Container Finance Ltd Oy. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Fuel Oil Removed in Nick of Time as Grounded Ship Breaks Up 3 months 27 days ago
Added: Jun 20, 2018 07:07
One of two empty oil tankers that ran aground on the coast of Kaohsiung broke into two pieces this week. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Carnival signs deal with green group Bellona3 months 28 days ago
Added: Jun 19, 2018 06:40
US cruiseship giant Carnival Corp has struck a cooperation agreement with green NGO The Bellona Foundation on sustainable shipping. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
8 Crew Evacuated from Sinking Turkish Freighter off Croatia3 months 29 days ago
Added: Jun 18, 2018 06:16
Eight crew members of Turkish cargo ship Haksa have been evacuated after the freighter started sinking while underway in the Adriatic Sea, around 16 nautical miles off Croatia’s Jabuka Island, the... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
International Seaways Wraps Up Acquisition of 6 Euronav VLCCs4 months 2 days ago
Added: Jun 15, 2018 06:29
US-based tanker shipping company International Seaways (INSW) has completed the acquisition of six 300,000 dwt very large crude carriers (VLCCs) from Euronav NV. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Port of Gothenburg Adds LNG Bunkering Option 4 months 3 days ago
Added: Jun 14, 2018 07:03
The Port of Gothenburg is expanding its LNG bunkering infrastructure to keep up with demand for the fuel in the future. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Quark Expeditions® to Celebrate the start of its 30th year with the launch of a new Polar Expeditio4 months 4 days ago
Added: Jun 13, 2018 06:43
Quark Expeditions, the Leader in Polar Adventures, this week signed an agreement with Croatia’s Brodosplit to build a new expedition ship uncompromisingly designed for operation in the polar regions. When launched in 2020, the 200-passenger ship, designed by LMG Marin in close cooperation... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Brodosplit launches Polar Expedition Cruise Vessel for polar region4 months 5 days ago
Added: Jun 12, 2018 06:43
Hull 484, the Polar Expedition Cruise Vessel for cruising the polar regions built for the final Buyer the Dutch company Oceanwide Expeditions has been launched on Saturday, 9 of June in Shipbuilding Industry Split Inc. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Posidonia 2018: Shipowners Stand Alone in Cutting CO2 Emissions4 months 6 days ago
Added: Jun 11, 2018 06:43
The new environmental regulations have been at the center of attention at this year’s edition of Posidonia trade show in Athens, Greece, which took place from 4-8 of June. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Iraq looks to rebuild tanker fleet, eyes crude oil sales on delivered basis4 months 9 days ago
Added: Jun 08, 2018 07:00
After decades without its own vessels, Iraq is looking to rebuild its tanker fleet under the Iraq Oil Tanker Company, paving the way for sales of crude oil on a delivered basis. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Posidonia 2018: 5 Most Exciting Things to Watch Out for in Shipping Industry4 months 10 days ago
Added: Jun 07, 2018 06:37
This is an extremely exciting time for the shipping industry which is expected to undergo a major transformation over the next decade. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Keppel to build South East Asia’s first LNG bunkering vessel4 months 11 days ago
Added: Jun 06, 2018 06:32
Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd, has secured a contract from FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel O&M and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd, to... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Fincantieri Delivers MSC Seaview to MSC Cruises4 months 12 days ago
Added: Jun 05, 2018 06:31
Fincantieri has delivered this week to MSC Cruises “MSC Seaview” in Monfalcone. The delivery ceremony took place in the presence of Gianluigi Aponte, the shipowner as well as Founder and Executive Chairman of... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Abu Dhabi Ports launches blockchain technology for efficient operations4 months 13 days ago
Added: Jun 04, 2018 06:33
Maqta Gateway, an Abu Dhabi Ports subsidiary, is the first Abu Dhabi entity to develop and launch its own blockchain technology – Silsal Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
EU-Funded Project to Enable Autonomous Navigation in Close Proximity Is Advancing4 months 16 days ago
Added: Jun 01, 2018 06:49
An EU-funded research project which aims to create conditions for autonomous vessel navigation is in its Concept Definition phase and will move on to the Technology Adaption and Integrations Work Package (WP03) this summer, Kongsberg said. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
North Korea's High-Seas Fuel Smuggling Continues 4 months 18 days ago
Added: May 30, 2018 05:55
This week, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported another instance of a banned ship-to-ship fuel transfer involving a North Korean vessel in the East China Sea. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
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