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  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian chemical company Yara International ASA has completed the modernization of its fleet of three tanker vessels dedicated to transporting carbon dioxide, with the arrival of Yara Gerda which starts service this month. Yara Gerda is a new dedicated liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) marine tanker replacing an older tanker. Yara’s CO2 is used in the beverage business (carbonation), […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kalmar to deliver autonomous equipment for a fully digitalized container handling solution at Yara’s Porsgrunn facility

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yara International ASA has entered into shipbuilding contracts with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) for the construction and delivery of 2 mid-size LPG carriers with an expected cost per vessel of USD 51 million. Following an evaluation of current new-build and time charter rates, Yara has chosen to build new vessels to cover part of its […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian chemical company Yara International ASA has completed the modernization of its fleet of three tanker vessels dedicated to transporting carbon dioxide, with the arrival of Yara Gerda which starts service this month. Yara Gerda is a new dedicated liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) marine tanker replacing an older tanker. Yara’s CO2 is used in the beverage business (carbonation), […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vard is to construct an autonomous and electric-driven container vessel for Norway’s YARA.

  • 28 January 2014

    Yara International ASA and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) have signed shipbuilding contracts worth approx $153 million for the construction of three 20,600 CBM semi-refrigerated LPG carriers. Following an evaluation of current new-build and time charter rates, Yara has chosen to build new vessels to replace existing time chartered vessels, covering part of its long-term transport […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A model of what promises to be the world’s first autonomous containership kickstarted today its testing stage at Sintef Ocean, a Norwegian research organization. Norwegian maritime technology expert Kongsberg and its compatriot fertilizer producer Yara have teamed up with Marin Teknikk on designing and building a model of the ship- Yara Birkeland. As disclosed, the […]

  • 18 December 2013

    Yara International ASA has entered into shipbuilding contracts with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) for the construction and delivery of two mid-size LPG carriers with an expected cost per vessel of $51 million. Following an evaluation of current new-build and time charter rates, Yara has chosen to build new vessels to cover part of its long-term […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    MacGregor is to deliver an automated mooring system for the world’s first autonomous containership, Yara Birkeland.

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marine insurance provider Gard revealed plans to provide insurance to autonomous ships in the future.

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

      Yara and Wilhelmsen Maritime Services (WMS) have entered into a new collaborative agreement on emissions to air in the marine sector. The agreement establishes direct collaboration and enables both companies to focus on core strengths in reducing nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions to air from commercial vessels. This agreement provides for Yara to take over […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian fertilizer producer Yara has been granted NOK 133.6 million (USD 16.7 million) for the construction of the world’s first electric and autonomous containership, Yara Birkeland. Provided by the Norwegian government enterprise ENOVA, the grant would cover about one third of the estimated cost. “For the private sector, it is essential to have the government’s support when […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yara International ASA has entered into shipbuilding contracts with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) for the construction and delivery of three 20,600 CBM semi-refrigerated LPG carriers with an expected cost per vessel of USD 51 million. Following an evaluation of current new-build and time charter rates, Yara has chosen to build new vessels to replace existing […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian maritime technology expert Kongsberg and its compatriot fertilizer producer Yara have teamed up on a project to build world’s first autonomous and zero emissions ship. Named Yara Birkeland, the vessel will be the world’s first fully electric container feeder, the duo claims, adding that the ship would produce zero emissions. Operation is planned to start in the latter half […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yara International will expand its emissions control business by acquiring a majority 63% stake in Green Tech Marine (GTM), a leading sulphur oxide (SOX) scrubber supplier to the marine industry. “New International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations are being implemented, and combining GTM with our existing Nitrogen Oxide (NOX) portfolio will help the maritime industry cleanse […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg are joining forces to establish the world’s first autonomous shipping company.

  • 12 May 2020
    Vessels

    The development of the world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel Yara Birkeland has been paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the changed global outlook, Norwegian company Yara informed. The hull of the Yara Birkeland vessel was launched to sea at Vard Braila in Romania in February 2020 and is expected to arrive at […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Open loop scrubbers are still viable for 80-90 percent of global marine transport.

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In today’s spotted we bring you what is deemed to be the world’s biggest scrubber system, which has been installed aboard the Norwegian Cruise Lines’ newest cruise vessel Norwegian Escape. Yara Marine Technologies’ five SOx scrubber systems, installed aboard the largest cruise ship in Norwegian Cruise Lines’s fleet, make the ship more environmentally-friendly. The inline scrubber is […]

  • 25 May 2005

    A timely intervention of the maritime administration has saved 68 passengers aboard a ship that developed engine problem, 100 miles off Nigeria’s shores. The ship, MV Praque Yara, flying Sao Tome and Principe flag, was said to have drifted for two days near Brass waters in Rivers State, before sending a distress call to maritime […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 150,000 dwt cruise ship MSC Fantasia, the first MSC Cruises’ ship to be retrofitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems, has received its MED Certificate from Bureau Veritas after passing the exhaust gas cleaning system MARPOL test. Swiss-based cruise line MSC Cruises said that the certificate confirms that the ship’s new equipment is fully in […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crew members of Norwegian-flagged gas tanker Yara Gas III have requested assistance earlier today as their vessel started taking in water while en route in North Sea. As reported by local media, the ship got stranded some 50 nautical miles east of Ekofisk oil field, about 320 km southwest of Stavanger. The vessel is carrying nine crew […]