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  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-based maritime classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project, an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter car carrier, capable of carrying between 1,700 and 2,000 cars, which will be equipped with four DynaRig […]

  • 21 August 2015

    This week Sail Amsterdam is taking place in the capital city of the Netherlands. The event, held every 5 years, pays tribute to wind powered vessel of all shapes and sizes, from a time when offshore wind power had a very different  meaning. Some of the vessels are replicas of designs from previous centuries, some […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Business & Finance

      Anyone who has ever scanned the sea’s horizon for a fuel station recognizes the key advantage of solar-powered boating: solar-powered (or green) boats eliminate boaters’ dependence on gasoline. Solar-powered boats are better for the environment, not to mention beautiful (often encased in glass to support the panels and preserve the view), quiet and potentially […]

  • 21 August 2015

    This week Sail Amsterdam is taking place in the capital city of the Netherlands. The event, held every 5 years, pays tribute to wind powered vessel of all shapes and sizes, from a time when offshore wind power had a very different  meaning. Some of the vessels are replicas of designs from previous centuries, some […]

  • 20 August 2013

      The International Labour Organization’s Maritime Labour Convention (MLC, 2006) comes into force today, inaugurating a new era of decent work for seafarers and fair competition for shipowners in the global shipping industry. “This Convention is a milestone in maritime history,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder. “The product of tripartite dialogue and international cooperation, it […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The image depicts what is envisaged to be the most pleasant hospital in the world, dubbed the White Sails Hospital & Spa. The medical facility, designed by Russian architect Vasily Klyukin, is planned to be built in Tunisia Economic City (TEC). A mammoth, ship-shaped structure would span across the site, with four towering ‘sails’ accommodating […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line is likely to make increased use of the Expanded Panama Canal and reroute one or more services with larger vessels to begin sailing through the new Panama Canal locks, according to the company. In 2016, Maersk Line is expecting to perform more than 400 vessel transits through the Canal whilst carrying […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Environment, Equipment, Innovation, Technology, Vessels

    Finnish cleantech company Norsepower and logistics provider SEA-CARGO have inked a deal to install two of Norsepower’s largest Rotor Sails onboard the SC Connector, a side door Ro-Ro. The agreement also heralds the installation of the world’s first tiltable Rotor Sail, an innovation that has resulted from the need to adapt the technology to the […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The container carriers have blanked a total of 435 sailings on various deep-sea trades, equaling a demand decline of 7 million TEU in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on global economies. The figures were revealed by Danish consultancy Sea-Intelligence, which said the push has served as a strong underpinning for the freight rates […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norsepower has secured a USD 8.8 million investment that would support the expansion of its Rotor Sail technology.

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The video shows TackReach tidal prototype in operation at Skjoldastraumen sound in Norway.

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Several tanker owners have recently placed orders for Suezmax tankers and market pundits have discussed the merits or, in some cases, the potential pitfalls of the renewed interest in this segment of the tanker market, says Poten & Partners in its latest Tanker Opinions. Poten claims that the last time the Suezmax sector experienced a significant number […]

  • 2 September 2015

    As part of 3rd Offshore Summit, an exhibition on the subject of offshore wind was held. Well-known companies from the energy sector presented their work and current projects. “The exhibition is the ideal platform for citizens to ask all their questions to the experts of participating companies. Interest is high and the dialogue increases noticeably […]

  • 2 September 2015

    As part of 3rd Offshore Summit, an exhibition on the subject of offshore wind was held. Well-known companies from the energy sector presented their work and current projects. “The exhibition is the ideal platform for citizens to ask all their questions to the experts of participating companies. Interest is high and the dialogue increases noticeably […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    The staggering volume of blank sailings announced by ocean carriers in response to dwindling demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is having a ripple effect on global ports. The impact of the trend has been relatively limited in the first quarter of the year, however, concerns have already been raised that the situation is likely […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Responding to the global demand drop caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, container shipping majors have removed a total of 3 million TEU of capacity from Asia-Europe and Transpacific trades combined, the latest data from Sea-Intelligence shows. The Copenhagen-based consultancy focusing on the container shipping sector said that when compared to the normal removal seen during […]

  • 2 July 2007

    The first thing you notice about her is the grace of her silhouette. Low to the water, with the masts raked back, the boat simply looks fast, graceful, and elegant. Step aboard on a windy day, sheet in the sails, and she more than delivers on that promise of speed. Swiftly pushing through the water, […]

  • 28 December 2009

    Yacht exporters are riding a weaker dollar and reduced prices to new markets, while domestic sellers are seeing signs that the market’s doldrums are coming to an end. Yacht exports to Northern Europe were healthy before the recession since the dollar was still weaker than the Euro. But the international financial tidal wave left fewer […]

  • 19 October 2011

      Two additional Qatari cargoes have been scheduled for delivery later this month to the UK, where LNG inventories continue to climb.   (ArgusMedia) [mappress] Source: ArgusMedia, October 19, 2011

  • 25 November 2011

    About half of state-owned Libyan shipping firm’s 24-strong fleet of tankers is sailing again after months of paralysis due to sanctions and… (ArabNews) [mappress] Source: ArabNews, November 25, 2011

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norsepower Oy: Wind power is ready to be a part of meeting Paris-aligned GHG reduction targets.

  • 8 December 2016

    By Are Borgesen Founder & Chairman at Tidal Sails AS Tidal Sails is offering for sale the generator, converters, control system and grid connection equipment of its prototype, which is not for sale. The generator is connected to the grid over a regenerative drive. The grid voltage is 230 VAC, and the generator voltage is […]