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GTT receives DNV-GL certification for its new LNG containment system Mark V

Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) has secured certification from classification society DNV-GL for its new liquid natural gas (LNG) containment system, Mark...

GTT receives DNV-GL certification for its new LNG containment system Mark V

Incat Tasmania wins contract to build six ferries for Sydney Harbour

Australian Shipbuilder Incat Tasmania has secured a contract to build six new ferries for Sydney Harbour, following a tender...

Incat Tasmania wins contract to build six ferries for Sydney Harbour

APSI agrees to offload its interest in product tanker joint venture with Crowley

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard's (AKPS) wholly-owned US subsidiary has agreed to sell its interest in a product tanker joint venture with Crowley Maritime to a subsidiary of Marathon...

APSI agrees to offload its interest in product tanker joint venture with Crowley

Aerial survey begins for Nicaragua Canal project

Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment (HKND Group) has announced that the aerial survey has started for the proposed Nicaragua canal route connecting the Pacific Ocean and the...

Aerial survey begins for Nicaragua Canal project

Panama Canal repairs disrupt transit capacity for nine days

Panama Canal authorities have announced that the scheduled lock repairs and maintenance work set to begin on 23 September may disrupt the traffic movement for nine...

Panama Canal repairs disrupt transit capacity for nine days

Global shipping industry consistently reducing CO2 footprint, says ICS

The global shipping industry is delivering real CO2 reductions, despite an increase in maritime trade, according to a study by the International Chamber of Shipping...

Global shipping industry consistently reducing CO2 footprint, says ICS

EC approves construction of small scale LNG terminal in Finland

The European Commission has given its consent to a €23m grant to construct a small scale LNG terminal in Pori, Finland, in accordance with EU state aid...

EC approves construction of small scale LNG terminal in Finland

Cyber security essential to combat risks on board ship systems, says DNV GL

Classification society DNV GL Group executive vice-president Tor E. Svensen has proposed the need for an increased focus on cyber security to combat current and emerging risks on board ship...

Cyber security essential to combat risks on board ship systems, says DNV GL

Trojan Marinex to supply ballast water treatment system for Turkish firm Ulusoy

Turkey-based Ulusoy Denizyollari Isletmeciligi has selected the Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) system to retrofit 12 vessels, including bulk...

Trojan Marinex to supply ballast water treatment system for Turkish firm Ulusoy

Seaspan signs $1bn container agreement with Export-Import Bank of China

Hong Kong-based container ship owner and operator Seaspan Corporation has entered into an agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) for credit facilities up to...

Seaspan signs $1bn container agreement with Export-Import Bank of China

Port of Dover in Europe installs BlipTrack technology to predict traffic congestion

The Port of Dover, Europe's busiest ferry port, has installed a new technology developed by Denmark-based BLIP Systems to predict potential traffic congestion and ease vehicle movement on...

Port of Dover in Europe installs BlipTrack technology to predict traffic congestion

Construction begins on Norwegian Cruise Line’s second Breakaway Plus vessel

Germany's Meyer Werft has started construction on Norwegian Cruise Line's new Breakaway Plus vessel, Norwegian Bliss, with a steel cutting ceremony at its shipyard in...

Construction begins on Norwegian Cruise Line’s second Breakaway Plus vessel

Samsung Heavy Industries secures $300m in Maersk Tankers orders

Samsung Heavy Industries Ningbo shipyard in China has won a newbuilding order from Copenhagen-based Maersk Tankers to deliver nine 49,940 dwt medium-range product tankers at a cost of...

Samsung Heavy Industries secures $300m in Maersk Tankers orders

Genting Hong Kong to acquire 70% stake in German shipbuilder Lloyd Werft

Genting Hong Kong (GHK), parent company of Crystal Cruises, has signed an agreement to acquire Lloyd Werft, a shipbuilder in Bremerhaven, Germany for a sum of €17.5m....

Genting Hong Kong to acquire 70% stake in German shipbuilder Lloyd Werft

Rolls-Royce MTU engines to power British manufacturer Sunseeker’s yacht range

Rolls-Royce Power Systems has been contracted to supply MTU Series 2000 and Series 4000 engines for a range of yachts from British luxury motor yacht maker Sunseeker...

Rolls-Royce MTU engines to power British manufacturer Sunseeker’s yacht range

Norway’s Green Coastal Shipping Programme selects five pilot projects

The Norwegian authorities has joined forces with classification society DNV GL and 25 partners from the Norwegian maritime industry to launch five pilot projects that will be adopted as part...

Norway’s Green Coastal Shipping Programme selects five pilot projects

Bureau Veritas to class Danish operator Evergas’ ethane-powered ships

Classification society Bureau Veritas is set to class the first ethane-powered ship, JS Ineos...

Bureau Veritas to class Danish operator Evergas’ ethane-powered ships

New safety study of Panama Canal locks commissioned

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) has selected Brazil-based Fundacao Homem de Mar (FHM) to assess the feasibility of maritime operations in the Panama Canal...

New safety study of Panama Canal locks commissioned

IUMI warns of impact on marine insurance sector due to large cargo losses

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) cargo committee chairman Nick Derrick has cautioned that the marine insurance sector is significantly impacted by the large cargo...

IUMI warns of impact on marine insurance sector due to large cargo losses

IMB calls for standardisation of global reporting to curb maritime crimes

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has called for standardisation of global reporting to curb maritime crimes and protect...

IMB calls for standardisation of global reporting to curb maritime crimes

Indian Government eases cabotage policy for special foreign vessels

The Indian Shipping Ministry has revealed plans to ease cabotage law for a period of five years, in a bid to develop coastal shipping and decongesting the roads and railways across the...

Indian Government eases cabotage policy for special foreign vessels