United European Car Carriers (UECC) have launched TBN AUTO ECO, a dual-fuel LNG pure car and truck carrier (PCTC), built to LR class. This vessel is the first of its kind ordered with an LNG fuel propulsion system.
The London P&I Club has issued a warning about continued problems associated with the carriage of Indonesian thermal or ‘steam’ coal, following a number of recent incidents involving owners and charterers.
The first vessel within the renewable energy segment, and also the first with the newly-developed X-STERN™ hull line design, has been launched from Ulstein Verft. The service operation vessel for the offshore wind industry is one of two being constructed for Bernhard Schulte Offshore, and will be working for Siemens.
The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Neptune Oriental Lines (“NOL”) of Singapore by rival CMA CGM, a French shipping company with worldwide activities. The clearance is conditional upon NOL leaving the G6 liner shipping alliance.
Some relatively simple and low-cost interventions could improve the health and welfare of women seafarers, the WISTA UK AGM was told in London.
Watch this raw video of a loaded barge sinking five nautical miles from Tiracol fort (India), while transporting a cargo of iron ore. There were no casualties.
The German Navy’s third F125-class frigate Sachsen-Anhalt was recently christened during a ceremony held in Hamburg. The ship is powered by a GE LM2500 gas turbine-based system.
The International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have agreed to invest USD 3 million in Ukrainian marine training.
An independent safety study into the Panama Canal expansion, which was commissioned by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and released this morning at a press conference in Panama City, has raised pressing concerns about the canal’s new locks. The ITF commissioned the study, which was carried out by Brazil’s Fundação Homem de Mar (FHM), […]
In October 2015, Norwegian Cruise Line (Norwegian) received the first vessel in its new Breakway Plus Class. The 164,600 GT Norwegian Escape is not only Norwegian’s largest cruise ship to date, but also one of the largest cruise ships in the world. On board are prominent Alfa Laval systems in a range of key applications.
The German Shipowners’ Association (VDR) endorses the resolution adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to make it mandatory in future for all vessels to record their CO2 emissions.
The High Representative and the European Commission set out an integrated response to the challenges of the Arctic.
At Maersk Line, we are at the forefront of finding new ways to enhance cargo care. One of our new developments that takes the transportation of perishable goods to the digital era is Remote Container Management (RCM).
As piracy on the world’s seas continues to fall, new figures from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) highlight growing violence off the coast of West Africa, where 44 seafarers have been captured so far this year.
The Panama Canal will hold a draw on Friday, April 29, to select the first vessel which will transit through the Expanded Canal when it is inaugurated on Sunday, June 26. The draw will take place at the Panama Canal Administration Building and a Notary Public to serve as witness.
The cargo ship El Faro’s voyage data recorder was located early Tuesday morning in 15,000 feet of water, about 41 miles (36 nautical miles) northeast of Acklins and Crooked Islands, Bahamas, by a team of investigators and scientists using remotely operated undersea search equipment.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed this week that the Baltic Sea special area for sewage discharges from passenger ships under Annex IV or the MARPOL Convention will take effect by latest 2021 for IMO registered passenger vessels. However, in certain cases of direct passages between St. Petersburg area and the North Sea there is a two-year extension to the deadline, until 2023.
Last week, the Panama Canal participated as a part of the Panamanian delegation 69th Session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting that took place in London, United Kingdom.