The ongoing case of a ship’s oil discharge off the coast of Brazil...
The ongoing case of a ship’s oil discharge off the coast of Brazil has sparked fresh concerns over the need to improve surveillance of ships around the world. Authorities in the EU and the Mediterranean Sea share their expertise on the issue and explain what measures are currently in place in their respective areas to reduce ship pollution cases in the future.
The recent merger between China’s two largest shipbuilders is triggering competition concerns as similar deals are currently on the cards for neighbours South Korea and Japan. How are these Asian mega-mergers stacking against each other, and how could they change the shipbuilding market?
Italy is transforming a passenger ship into a floating hospital that will treat coronavirus (Covid-19) patients.
While advanced composites are common in aviation and car building, most ships are still made of heavy steel, something the EU-funded project RAMSSES is keen to change. The project is collaborating with industrial and research partners on hulls, superstructures, decks and cabins, as well as rudders and propellers. We find out more from CMT research and development engineer Matthias Krause.
Hong Kong-based shipping firm Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has signed newbuilding contracts with shipyards Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS) and Dalian COSCO KHI Ship Engineering for five new container vessels.
Macduff Shipyards Limited has recently delivered its latest new build, ‘CRYSTAL SEA SS 118’, to owner David Steven and his two sons David and Alec.
Lloyd’s Register has partnered with a consortium of companies to develop an ammonia-fuelled tanker. Lloyd’s Register’s Paul Carrett explains more about the project and discusses whether using ammonia can revolutionise the maritime industry as an alternative fuel.
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Traditionally, maritime control room operators have had to sort through multiple data sources to make sense of everything, sometimes using…