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Algoma selects Croatian firm Uljanik to build self-unloading bulk freighters

Canada-based dry bulk vessels operator Algoma Central has selected Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik to build three Seaway Max self-unloading bulk freighters.

Evergreen places order for ten class B-type vessels with Imabari

Evergreen Group has placed an order with Japanese shipbuilder Imabari for ten 2,800 TEU class B-type vessels.

Number of MLC non-compliance vessels increase by 4%, says ITF

The number of vessels that failed to comply with Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) standards has increased by 4% to 2,755 last year, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF).

DryShips agrees to sell 17 vessels for $377m

Marine transportation services provider DryShips has signed a series of firm sales agreements to sell its 17 vessels for $377m.

Japan’s Mitsui and NYK Line sign deal for four LNG carriers

Japanese firms Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and NYK Line, through their joint-venture (JV) companies with Chubu Electric Power, have placed orders for two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers each.

Finland’s Valmet to provide automation system for Tallink’s LNG-powered vessel

Finnish company Valmet has secured a contract to provide an automation system for Tallink’s new-generation, LNG-powered fast ferry being built by the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland.

Canada’s Seafarers union sues CBSA over permits to foreign sailors

The Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) has filed a lawsuit against the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) for granting temporary work permits to foreign maritime workers in Canadian waters.

Rolls-Royce showcases MTU propulsion systems at Cannes event

Rolls-Royce is showcasing the latest MTU propulsion systems and automation products for yachts at the ongoing Yachting Festival in Cannes, France.

UK launches new report on maritime industry

Industry leaders and the UK Government have launched a new maritime report at the London International Shipping Week being conducted until 11 September.

Inmarsat to provide satellite communications for autonomous ship project

British satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat has agreed to participate in a Rolls-Royce-led advanced autonomous waterborne applications initiative (AAWA) to develop the next-generation of advanced ship solutions.