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Friday, December 8, 2023
Stock photo of a shipboard crane discharging cargo

Coast Guard Issues Safety Alert on Shipboard Crane Wire Rope Hazards

In response to a recent accident involving a shipboard crane, the U.S. Coast Guard has issued a marine safety alert highlighting the hazards associated with

December 8, 2023
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cosco containership

COSCO Signs Up for First Methanol Retrofits

COSCO Heavy Industry Shanghai Co. has entered into a contract with MAN Energy Solutions for the retrofit of four COSCO Line containerships to dual-fuel

December 8, 2023
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Illustration of the Dietrich Oldendorff with three rotor sails installed.

Oldendorff Bulk Carrier Getting Rotor Sails Treatment

German dry bulk shipping company Oldendorff Carriers announce agreement with Canadian mining company Teck to retrofit a bulk carrier with fuel-saving rotor

December 8, 2023
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Thursday, December 7, 2023
An illustration of Deltamarin's 11,000 CEU car carrier design

World’s Largest Car Carrier Design Receives Approval in Principle

Naval architecture firm Deltamarin has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV for the design of a 11,000 CEU pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs), making

December 7, 2023
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The world's first large methanol powered containership is launched at Hyundai Heavy Industries. Photo courtesy Maersk

Maersk to Deploy First Large Methanol-Fueled Containership on Asia-Europe Route

A.P. Moller – Maersk is set to launch its first large green methanol-fueled containership early next year. Scheduled for launch on February 9, 2024, the

December 7, 2023
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Port Houston container terminal aerial

Panama Canal Restrictions Hit US East and Gulf Coast Port Volumes

U.S. container imports experienced a 9% decrease in November 2023 compared to October 2023, according to the latest U.S. imports report from Descartes Systems

December 7, 2023
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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
aerial view of the ports of los angeles and long beach

New Transpacific Green Shipping Corridor Launched

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Port of Long Beach, and Port of Los Angeles have formalized their plans for a transpacific green and

December 6, 2023
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A view of the A23a iceberg from the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Photo courtesy Theresa Gossman, Matthew Gascoyne, Christopher Grey

RRS Sir David Attenborough Encounters World’s Largest Iceberg

The RRS Sir David Attenborough, the UK’s polar research vessel, recently had a close encounter with the A23a mega iceberg, the largest iceberg in the

December 6, 2023
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Photo shows the installation of the first offshore wind turbine at South Fork Wind

First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm in US Powers Up

New York State has reached a significant milestone in its clean energy efforts with the successful delivery of power from the first operational wind turbine at

December 6, 2023
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The container ship MSC Danit is seen the day after U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the container ship, off the Port of Long Beach, California, U.S. October 17, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson

NTSB Recommends Changes Following 2021 Oil Spill Off Southern California Coast

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended new alarms and procedures for pipeline incursions and a change to an anchorage following an oil

December 6, 2023
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Tuesday, December 5, 2023
An illustration of a 24,000 TEU capacity containership with nuclear propulsion

Plans for Nuclear-Powered 24,000 TEU Containership Unveiled in China

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has unveiled plans for what could potentially become the world’s largest nuclear-powered containership. Plans

December 5, 2023
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PCTC Signing. Image courtesy CNW Group/Atlas Corp.

Seaspan Orders Up to Ten LNG-Fueled Car Carriers, Expanding Into New Market

Seaspan Corporation, a leading containership owner and operator, is venturing into the car carrier market with an order for up to ten large LNG-fueled Pure Car

December 5, 2023
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The Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, a 378-foot high-endurance cutter homeported in Seattle, transits the Strait of Juan de Fuca enroute to Seattle, Oct. 13, 2015.

CNN Reveals Culture of Abuse and Cover-Up in the US Coast Guard

An explosive new report from CNN reveals that US Coast Guard leaders have concealed a critical report on racism, hazing, discrimination, and sexual assault

December 5, 2023
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An illustration of the world's first ammonia-fueled bulk carrier. Image courtesy WinGD

World’s First Ammonia-Fueled Bulk Carrier Project Moves Forward

Two-stroke ship engine manufacturer WinGD is moving forward with plans with introduce the world’s first ammonia-fuelled bulk carriers with Belgian bulk

December 5, 2023
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An illustration of Great Lakes Dredge and Docks' Jones Act-compliant rock installation vessel that will support the growing U.S. offshore wind industry. Illustration courtesy Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s Offshore Wind Vessel ‘Acadia’ Awarded Third Contract

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has announced a third rock installation contract for its newbuild subsea rock installation vessel Acardia,

December 5, 2023
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Monday, December 4, 2023
The first offshore wind turbine at the Dogger Bank wind farm

UAE’s Masdar Acquires Stake in World’s Largest Wind Farm in UK

German energy company RWE has entered into a partnership with United Arab Emirates state-owned renewable energy company Masdar to develop the Dogger Bank South

December 4, 2023
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A containerships berthed at the Port of Auckland, New Zealand

Port of Auckland Sentenced Over Port Worker’s Death

The Port of Auckland Limited (POAL) has been sentenced in New Zealand following their guilty plea to two charges under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

December 4, 2023
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A Maersk containership berthed at the Port of Tanjung Pelepas in Malaysia.

Maersk to Invest Over $500 Million in Southeast Asia’s Supply Chain

A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) has announced a significant investment of more than $500 million to expand its supply chain infrastructure in Southeast Asia. This

December 4, 2023
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The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), right, prepares for an underway replenishment with Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE-13), left, while conducting routine operations in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 16, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo

Britain, US Blame Iran for Enabling Red Sea Shipping Attacks

Britain has condemned the recent attacks on commercial shipping in the Red Sea and has placed the blame on Iran for supporting the Houthi militants responsible

December 4, 2023
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Friday, December 1, 2023
Aerial top view of a containership at port

Report Reveals Progress in Green Shipping Corridor Initiatives

Significant progress has been made in the development and maturation of green shipping corridors to help decarbonize maritime shipping, according to a new

December 1, 2023
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