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Monday, March 20, 2023

Vulcan Says Mexico Limestone Terminal Seized by Authorities

U.S. construction materials company Vulcan Materials has alleged that Mexican security forces have illegally taken control of its port terminal in southern

March 20, 2023
Total Views: 7328

Thursday, March 16, 2023
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Marlink and ABS Wavesight™ Partner to Accelerate Maritime Clients’ Digital Transformation

Leading digitalization and network technology providers sign MoU for research program designed to expedite digital transformation among mutual client base

March 16, 2023
Total Views: 357

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Inmarsat’s Satellite Coverage In Asia Pacific Set To Double After Western Australian Ground Stations Go Live

Inmarsat’s I-6 F1 satellite has connected to new ground stations in Perth and Merredin, Western Australia, as the company aims to provide a revolutionary

March 16, 2023
Total Views: 887

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
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Fire Island Ferries Welcomes Fire Island Maid To Its Fleet

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) and Fire Island Ferries are pleased to announce that construction of FIRE ISLAND MAID, Fire Island Ferries’ newest ferry,

March 15, 2023
Total Views: 2530

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Alfa Laval will host the Marine Innovation Summit 2023 to explore the path towards a decarbonized future

The event takes place online on March 28th from 9 to 11:15 am CEST, and attendees across the industry are invited to participate and engage with thought

March 15, 2023
Total Views: 333

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
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Foreship powers on to reach ship battery project milestone

Foreship has secured a 40th shipboard battery project, passing a milestone of consultancy, design and installation assignments which have included the largest

March 14, 2023
Total Views: 370

Friday, March 10, 2023
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ABS Chairman, President and CEO Tells Energy Industry Shipping is the Vehicle for the Clean Energy Transition

The ABS Chairman, President and CEO underscored the pivotal role of shipping in driving the global clean energy transition in a series of appearances at the

March 10, 2023
Total Views: 420

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Positive Results For Propspeed In 2022 Bodes Well For Distributor Partners And Industry

Propspeed, the leading innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, announced today that its continued investment in global expansion over the past

March 10, 2023
Total Views: 314

Friday, March 3, 2023

16 Crew Missing from Taiwanese Longliner Capsized During Cyclone Freddy  

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius, On Sunday, February 19th, a 98-ton Taiwanese-flagged longliner named Lien Sheng Fa lost radio contact with Taipei while cruising

March 3, 2023
Total Views: 5060

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Platts Launches Carbon-Accounted Assessments for Container Shipping

Platts, part of S&P Global Commodity Insights, has announced the launch of daily carbon-accounted container freight assessments on 10 key routes from March

March 3, 2023
Total Views: 1197

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Power Cell Secures Order For Delivery Of World S Largest Marine Hydrogen Fuel Cells To Two Norwegian Ferries

6 MW hydrogen fuel cells to be fitted on two Torghatten Nord ferries, saving 26,500 tonnes of CO2 per year – representing a major milestone for shipping’s

March 3, 2023
Total Views: 3109

Monday, February 27, 2023

Engine Room Fire on ‘Algoma Discovery’ in Winter Lay-Up

By Michael Folsom, PORT COLBORNE, ON (February 27, 2023) – A fire was reported Monday morning just after 9:00 a.m. EST aboard the wintering Algoma

February 27, 2023
Total Views: 7813

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
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Isle of Man Ship Registry Strikes New Deal with Singapore Ship Owner

The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) is growing its fleet and extending its relationship with Singapore-based ship owner Peninsula International Shipping PTE

February 22, 2023
Total Views: 1774

Friday, February 17, 2023
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Hydrogen-Fueled Research Vessel To Be Built To ABS Class

A hydrogen-fueled research vessel commissioned by the University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography will be built to ABS Class.

February 17, 2023
Total Views: 1862

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WinGD Targets Predictive Maintenance In Cooperation With Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

Swiss marine power company WinGD has launched a pilot project for a new engine diagnostics solution that is tailored to greatly simplify engine maintenance for

February 17, 2023
Total Views: 516

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ClassNK grants Innovation Endorsement Provider certification to VesselsValue

ClassNK granted the Class C Innovation Endorsement Provider Certification to VesselsValueLtd., which provides daily updated ship values and data based on the

February 17, 2023
Total Views: 433

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
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CG 41322 – Book Review 

by Capt. Richard Rodriguez – For the sake of transparency, I am a  small boat (commercial assistance towing) guy. Additionally, I was sent a copy of CG

February 14, 2023
Total Views: 3663


History Of The Welland Canal: Is It The Most Important Canal In North America?

While not as as famous as Central America’s Panama Canal, the Welland Canal is older and is a vital waterway in the Great Lakes region of North America.

February 14, 2023
Total Views: 4761

Thursday, February 9, 2023
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TotalEnergies Marine Fuels, Hapag-Lloyd and Jurong Port Universal Terminal Kick-start First Biofuel Bunker Term Delivery in Singapore

TotalEnergies Marine Fuels has successfully completed its first refuelling of a Hapag-Lloyd container vessel in Singapore with sustainable, UCOME (Used

February 9, 2023
Total Views: 567

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
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Marine Battery Maker Ayk Energy Strikes Deal To Supply Zero Emission Container Vessel

Marine battery manufacturer AYK Energy is reinforcing its position as one of the sector’s prime innovators after signing a new deal with Holland Shipyards

February 8, 2023
Total Views: 1182