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Posted: 21 hours ago

World’s 1st zero-emission container vessel, Yara Birkeland, delivered

The long-awaited zero-emission container vessel Yara Birkeland has been delivered to its owner Yara ...

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  • Vessels
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Frontera, CGX pushes back Guyana drilling by one year

Joint venture partners in the Corentyne block offshore Guyana – Frontera Energy and CGX Energy – hav...

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  • Authorities & Government
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MAIB: Intoxication, safety issues and poor communication led to fatal accident on board Karina C

The death of the second officer of the UK-registered general cargo vessel Karina C in 2019 was cause...

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  • Safety
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SSY: IMO measures fail to speed up global fleet rejuvenation

The new IMO measures addressing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) have been met with a lot of criticism...

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  • Rules & Regulation
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AZTI and Basque province team up for faster marine renewables uptake

The AZTI technology center has teamed up with Basque’s Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa to create a gu...

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  • Business developments & projects
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LR, Anemoi & SDARI to develop vessel designs featuring rotor sails

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed a joint development project with the Flettner Rotor developer Anemo...

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  • Research & Development
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10 kidnapped from cargo vessel in another attack in Gulf of Guinea

Ten seafarers were kidnapped yesterday from the general cargo vessel Milan while underway some 14 na...

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  • Vessels
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Schlumberger workers in Norway to strike over pay and working conditions

Some 262 oil service workers at Schlumberger’s Norwegian entity plan to go on strike from 3 De...

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  • Business & Finance
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US maritime regulator increases scrutiny of major container alliances

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has decided to increase monitoring report requirements for ...

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  • Authorities & Government
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KSOE wins DNV GL’s AIP for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) has secured an Approval in Principle for its So...

Categories:
  • Innovation
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DNV GL suspends Nord Stream 2 work dreading U.S. sanctions

Classification society DNV GL has suspended work on Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project ove...

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  • Business & Finance
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Erma First BWM wins type approval from CCS

Ballast water management system (BWM) manufacturer Erma First has received an amended Type Approval ...

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  • Certification & Classification
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The Oceanbird model fitted with all four sails, ready for data collection & testing

The seven-meter-long Oceanbird model has been fitted with all four wing sails marking a major milest...

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  • Research & Development
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Harmony Link picks seabed survey crew

PSE and Litgrid, transmission system operators in Poland and Lithuania, have signed an agreement wit...

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  • Business developments & projects
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Aberdeen underwater engineering hub gets £1.3M boost

According to the UK’s latest spending review, the government is backing global underwater engi...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Greek tanker damaged in mine explosion off Saudi coast

A Malta-flagged tanker sustained damages following a mine explosion in the Red Sea, about 125 miles ...

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  • Vessels
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DFDS, partners turn to EU to bankroll the development of hydrogen-powered ferry

DFDS and its partners have applied for EU support for the development of a ferry powered by electric...

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  • Innovation
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ABS, DSME to use solid oxide fuel cells onboard VLCCs

US classification society ABS and South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineer...

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  • Business developments & projects
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UN gets green light to inspect the decaying supertanker FSO Safer in Yemen

The United Nations has received official approval from the Houthi authorities in Yemen to carry out ...

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  • Vessels
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Fincantieri to help develop a repair yard in Yucatán State, Mexico

Italian shipbuilding heavyweight Fincantieri has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with the Ministry o...

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  • Business & Finance
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Melbana gets two new offshore permits next to Beehive prospect

Melbana Energy has been awarded two additional petroleum exploration permits offshore northern Austr...

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  • Exploration & Production
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US boosts 11 hydrokinetic projects with $35 million in research funds

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $35 million for 11 projects which seek to develop ne...

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  • Business developments & projects
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Study calls for ban and phasing out of scrubbers to protect the oceans

A study commissioned by the Canadian Government is recommending individual governments, including Ca...

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  • Research & Development
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Uniper Energy DMCC, Neutral Fuels to offer maritime biofuel in Fujairah

Uniper Energy DMCC (UED), a supplier of very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO), and Neutral Fuels, a pion...

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  • Business & Finance
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North Sea reservoir confirmed suitable for CO2 storage

A North Sea reservoir has been confirmed suitable for CO2 storage, with Wintershall Dea, Ineos, and ...

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  • Certification & Classification
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Port of Prince Rupert gets top marks for environmental performance

Canadian Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) is once again one of the highest environmental performe...

Categories:
  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: 3 days ago