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  • 26 January 2021
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Human Capital, Rules & Regulation, Safety, Vessels

    An incident on board a Seadrill-owned drillship working for Kosmos Energy in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has resulted in the death of one offshore worker.

  • 25 January 2021
    Collaboration, Environment, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Contecon Guayaquil (CGSA) recently handled the world’s first carbon neutral-certified container shipment, employing a logistics process involving environment-friendly supply chain players, from the exporter to the port and distributor.

  • 22 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Exploration & Production, Operations & Maintenance

    Spirit Energy has extended agreements with Subsea 7, TechnipFMC and DNV GL for future developments offshore Norway. The new 5-year deals are a continuation of supplier collaboration that started in 2015, and which has contributed to Spirit Energy delivering its first development on the Norwegian Shelf six months ahead of schedule and 15 per cent […]

  • 22 January 2021

    Dutch shipowner Boomsma Shipping has installed its first two eConowind VentiFoil wind-assisted propulsion units on the general cargo vessel MV Frisian Sea. The installation comes eight months after the duo signed the contract, and the duo worked closely together to manage the installation during a port call in Harlingen despite the impact of the pandemic. […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Innovation, Market outlooks, Outlook & strategy, Vessels

    Australia’s Global Energy Ventures and Pacific Hydro Australia Developments Pty Ltd have executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore opportunities regarding the production, storage, loading, ground and marine transportation of green hydrogen. The hydrogen is set to be produced by Pacific Hydro’s Ord Hydrogen Project, located at Lake Argyle, Western Australia, which has the […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production

    Oil and gas company EnQuest has completed the acquisition of the Bressay field interest from Equinor and taken over field operatorship.

  • 20 January 2021

    Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) has become a member of the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), an alliance of key organisations that is driven to bring change to a more sustainable maritime industry. Wilhelmsen Ship Management, a Wilhelmsen group company, is one of the world’s largest third-party ship manager with a portfolio of more than 450 vessels […]

  • 19 January 2021
    Environment, Innovation, Outlook & strategy, Research & Development, Transition, Vessels, Vision

    Maersk expects to resolve safety and all other issues faced by ammonia and fuel types based on alcohols in two to three years, clearing the way to order the first ships to run on these fuels in the next three years, the company’s CEO Søren Skou said in a podcast hosted by Global Optimism. The […]

  • 19 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Environment, Transition, Vessels

    The Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM) is launching a range of green incentives to reward vessels that demonstrate effective emission reductions. From the fiscal year 2021, annual tonnage tax will be reduced by up to 30% for each vessel that demonstrates proactive measures to reduce its environmental impact. In this way, the ministry wants to […]

  • 19 January 2021
    Collaboration, Environment, Innovation, Transition, Vessels

    China-based Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) has held a steel cutting ceremony for the IMOIIMeMAX methanol-fuelled Stena Pro Patria, which is due for delivery in early 2022. The 49,900 dwt Stena Pro Patria will be the first of the three methanol vessels to be built by the joint venture between Swedish Stena Bulk and the Swiss-based Proman […]

  • 19 January 2021
    Certification & Classification, Environment, Safety, Technology

    Classification society Bureau Veritas has completed the proof of concept project for underwater remote surveys using the Seasam technology ecosystem from Notilo Plus on a Corsica Linea ship Mediterranée. Efficient underwater inspection of shipping vessels is important as a substitute for docking surveys or to inspect hull damage. BV has been evaluating opportunities to provide […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Outlook & strategy, Ports & Logistics, Transition

    For the first time in several years, the Port of Amsterdam saw a significant decline in transhipment volumes in 2020, citing both coronavirus and energy transition effects.

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Costa Toscana, an LNG powered, 185,000 GT cruise ship being built for Carnival’s brand Costa Cruises, was floated out to the outfitting pier at Finland’s Meyer Turku shipyard on 15 January 2021.

  • 15 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling has secured a contract for a drillship with Malaysian giant Petronas for operations offshore Mexico.

  • 15 January 2021
    Human Capital, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Safety, Vessels

    At least five workers have lost their lives while dismantling out of service ships at shipbreaking facilities in Bangladesh in the final quarter of 2020, the latest quarterly report from the NGO Shipbreaking Platform shows. Two workers fell to their deaths while dismantling two different vessels. In one of the cases, local sources reported that […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Safety, Vessels

    A Post-Panamax containership operated by Danish shipping giant Maersk has come under an attempted piracy attack in the Gulf of Guinea.

  • 14 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Environment, Outlook & strategy, Transition

    As the first in the international shipping industry, Norway’s Odfjell SE has successfully issued a sustainability-linked bond.

  • 14 January 2021
    Collaboration, Environment, Equipment, Innovation, Outlook & strategy, Transition, Vessels

    American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA), the not-for-profit organisation that promotes and helps facilitate the uptake of direct wind propulsion solutions for commercial shipping. The move is being announced as ABS increases its involvement with wind propulsion. The classification society released its guidelines for Wind Assisted Propulsion System Installation in […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Collaboration, Environment, Outlook & strategy, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has signed a contract with the Green Award Foundation to administer and expand the formula-based index which rewards vessels for improved energy efficiency and reduced emissions.

  • 13 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Environment, Vessels

    The Dutch environmental organization The Ocean Cleanup and A.P. Moller- Maersk have extended their relationship by three more years. The organization’s mission is to develop advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. To achieve this goal, they aim to stop the inflow via rivers and clean up what has already accumulated in the […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Collaboration, Environment, Innovation, Market outlooks, Outlook & strategy, Regulation & policy, Research & Development, Technology, Transition, Vessels

    Decarbonization in the shipping sector is inevitable. However, charting the way forward for the sector seems to be a very complex and demanding task as the industry stakeholders look at how regulations and market-based mechanisms can help the sector transition into a greener future. Regulation will definitely play a role in the process since market-based […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Vessels

    Tanker owner and operator Scorpio Tankers has decided to sell and lease back three MR product tankers and one LR2 product tanker to China’s AVIC International Leasing.

  • 13 January 2021
    Collaboration, Environment, Innovation, Outlook & strategy, Regulation & policy, Research & Development, Rules & Regulation, Transition

    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has joined the Hydrogen Council, as a steering member to foster cross-sector collaboration that will accelerate research and development related to clean hydrogen derived fuels and solutions. The Hydrogen Council is a global CEO-led initiative that brings together leading companies with a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Environment, Infrastructure, Transition, Vessels

    Dutch ship designer and builder Holland Shipyards Group has signed a contract to build three additional hybrid ferries for Germany’s Schlepp- und Fährgesellschaft Kiel (SFK).

  • 11 January 2021
    Environment, Transition, Vessels

    Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Corporation, hosted a naming ceremony for LNG-fuelled 23,000 TEU containership CMA CGM Rivoli on January 8.  The ship is the fifth of the nine 23,000 container ships ordered by CMA CGM from China State Shipbuilding Corporation in 2017 and the third ship from the series built by Hudong […]