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Contango market brings risks and rewards as tanker firms react to a low oil price
24 March, 2015
With the price of Brent crude remaining low, oil tanker operators are taking advantage of contango market conditions as investors look to store reserves offshore to sell later at a profit....
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Unanswered questions at the Nicaragua Canal 18 March, 2015 by Chris Lo The $50bn Nicaragua Canal scheme promises to bring huge economic benefits to Central America's poorest country. But with a laundry list of unanswered questions surrounding the project's plans...

Eniram - cleantech innovator sets its sights on fuel saving technology 10 March, 2015 It’s been a good year for Eniram. The Helsinki-based provider of fuel-saving technology to the shipping industry was named in the prestigious 2014 Global Cleantech Top 100 and took top honours...

February’s top stories: US pays for reef damage, OMM evades UN sanctions 06 March, 2015 by Bhavana Navuluri North Korea renamed ships to evade sanctions, Wärtsilä engines are to power the world’s first CNG carrier, and seafarers will operate under new regulations in polar waters....

Cargo overboard - salvaging the problem of lost shipping containers 04 March, 2015 by Elly Earls A recent survey found that, on average, 1,679 containers are lost at sea each year, but how accurate are these figures and what is being done to reduce...

Mega shippers - the world’s 10 biggest shipping companies 24 February, 2015 From Danish major Møller-Maersk to Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ship-technology.com profiles the world’s top 10 biggest shipping companies based on TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent...

January’s top stories: Cemfjord ship debris found, Eurotunnel sells MyFerryLink 06 February, 2015 by Bhavana Navuluri Russia focuses on commercial shipbuilding, Norway promotes green coastal shipping, and Carnival and CMG partner to support the Chinese cruise industry. Ship-technology.com wraps up the...

Ship Technology Global: Issue 18 29 January, 2015 In this issue: China eyes the cruise market, the security risks of AIS data manipulation, Thales’ new piracy protection system, Eniram’s efficiency vision, the world’s biggest floating drydock...

A day in the life of a Maersk seafarer 20 January, 2015 by Laura Walkinshaw A career at sea isn’t for the fainthearted. Getting cargo safely from A to B is paramount – and you can’t afford to make mistakes. But for an independent soul like Maersk deck cadet Justin...

India's shipyards – on the rise? 07 January, 2015 by Dr Gareth Evans Indian shipyards have long bemoaned the lack of support offered to their industry by a succession of governments, but all that now looks to change, with the announcement of a big new boost that...

2014: The year's biggest Ship Technology stories 06 January, 2015 by Bhavana Navuluri One of Canada’s Franklin expedition ships was found, a ferry from Italy to Greece caught fire in December, and Rolls Royce planned to develop drone cargo ships. Ship-technology wraps up the...

Ebola: is it time for a maritime travel and trade ban? 22 December, 2014 by Frances Marcellin (Née Cook) As the Ebola virus continues to spread, transport and logistics companies are raising their guard with some shipping companies even writing Ebola clauses into their contracts. The...

Treating ballast water: a bouyant market 15 December, 2014 by Dr Gareth Evans The market for ballast water treatment technology is set to soar as stricter environmental regulation comes into force, requiring operators around the world to retrofit their vessels. But...

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