Friday, March 22, 2019
shipping container port

Interview: Royal HaskoningDHV’s Kris Kosmala Talks Smart Ports

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) – Kris Kosmala is Director of Smart Port Operations Digital Solutions at Royal HaskoningDHV, an

March 22, 2019
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
North Sea Giant goes green

Wärtsilä Helps ‘North Sea Giant’ Go Green

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä announced the installation of energy storage systems onboard the offshore construction vessel North Sea Giant which the

March 14, 2019
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aurora battery power ferry

Batteries Included: Sweden’s Emissions-Free Ferries Lead the Charge

By Ilze Filks HELSINGOR, Denmark, March 14 (Reuters) – A quiet revolution has taken place in the Oresund Strait between Sweden and Denmark where two of

March 14, 2019
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Shipping Containers stacked in the Port Of Barcelona, Spain.

Winners And Losers: Sulphur Switch May Be A ‘windfall’ For Charter Market

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) MSC, Maersk, Cosco and CMA CGM are among ocean carriers that expect to temporarily increase their capacity this year to mitigate

February 27, 2019
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ship emissions

Fujairah Offers Clean Fuel Well Ahead Of IMO Deadline

by Roslan Khasawneh (Reuters) – The port of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has begun offering cleaner marine fuel oils that comply with

February 27, 2019
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Friday, February 8, 2019
Hagland Captain power conversion

Wärtsilä to Convert Short Sea Cargo Ship to Battery Power

The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a hybrid battery system in the world’s first conversion of a short sea cargo ship to

February 8, 2019
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Friday, August 31, 2018

Rolls-Royce Helps Hoist The Modern Mainsail

by Ellen Milligan (Bloomberg) Hoist the mainsail — a thing that looks like a giant vertical pipe — and switch on your battery the size of a small

August 31, 2018
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
Gibraltar Eco Wave Power Plant

Wave Energy – Scientists Still Looking For A Killer App

by Sophie Hares (Reuters) – Energy from the ocean breakers that pound Mexico’s Pacific Coast could soon be turned into electricity as an Israeli joint

August 30, 2018
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Dead Pacific Sea Turtles

300 Pacific Ocean Sea Turtles Dead Off Mexican Coast

by Jose Cortes (Reuters) – About 300 endangered sea turtles were found dead off the southern coast of Mexico on Tuesday, trapped in fishing nets,

August 30, 2018
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Rotor Sails installation final

Maersk Tankers Tests Sails Aboard Ship

by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) – Maersk Tankers is testing the use of wind power to fuel its ships, a new technology it says can cut fuel

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 304

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
oil and gas refinery

Refiners Struggle As Low Sulphur Upgrade Costs Approach $1 Billion Per Plant

by Toby Sterling (Reuters) – Global energy trader Gunvor Group has put on hold plans to upgrade its Rotterdam refinery that intended to make the plant

August 28, 2018
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Thursday, August 16, 2018

All-Electric Ships on the Horizon as Rolls Launches New Battery System

By Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) — Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc has begun offering its own battery-powered ship engines in a move that signals the gathering

August 16, 2018
Total Views: 107

Monday, August 13, 2018
A dead a West Indian manatee, also known as sea cow

Mysterious Manatee Deaths Baffle Scientists

by Suman Naishadham (Reuters) – In the swampy wetlands of southern Mexico, officials and researchers are struggling to explain the deaths of dozens of

August 13, 2018
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Monday, August 6, 2018
Viking Lady eidesvik offshore

FellowSHIP Project Concludes 15 years of Maritime Battery and Fuel Cell Research

After 15 years of extensive research, project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have recently announced the closure of the FellowSHIP

August 6, 2018
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

First Offshore Wind Farm Battery Installed in Scotland

Norwegian energy company Equinor has installed a battery that will for first time make it possible to store energy produced from an offshore wind

June 27, 2018
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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Tanker Scrappage To Hit Multi-Year High

by Jessica Jaganathan (Reuters) – The shipping industry will this year scrap the largest number of oil tankers in over half-a-decade, driven by weak

June 3, 2018
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Sunday, April 22, 2018
hapag-lloyd ship

Hapag-Lloyd To Cut 20 Percent In CO2 Emissions By 2020

by Vera Eckert (Reuters) – German container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd plans a 20 percent reduction in its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2020,

April 22, 2018
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Monday, April 9, 2018
A cargo ship is silhouetted as the sun sets along the coast of Manila bay

All Eyes on IMO: U.N. Shipping Regulator Under Pressure to Reduce CO2 Emissions from Ships

By Jonathan Saul and Nina Chestney LONDON, April 9 (Reuters) – The United Nations’ shipping agency is under pressure this week to agree on a plan

April 9, 2018
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

CMA CGM Slashes Fuel Costs On New Flagship

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) The new CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery, delivered on Friday, will burn up to 25% less fuel due to its

January 30, 2018
Total Views: 123

Monday, January 29, 2018
Shipping Container Recycling and Waste

China Clamps Down On Imports Of Recycled Waste

By Gavin van Marle (TheLoadstar) Container shipping lines could lose around 5m teu of cargo a year following the recent import ban on a variety of

January 29, 2018
Total Views: 69