Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. became the first shipyard in Japan who had successfully installed SOx Scrubber onto bulk carrier.
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Fincantieri and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) have reached an agreement for the construction of the second ultra-luxury cruise ship for the Regent Seven Seas Cruises brand.
Apprentice Jens Erik Eriksen in Kværner and Norway’s minister of petroleum and energy Tord Lien marked the construction start on the Johan Sverdrup utility and living quarters platform on the island of Stord, north of Stavanger, today, Thursday 31 March.
Shipping companies are increasingly gathering information from the fleet in order to improve their operations and safety performance. Without easy-to-use and data smart systems potential insights and improvements may be lost.
Ship owners, managers, operators, flag states and training academies have partaken in extensive discussions on how to create a single, shared data environment for ship, shore, traffic control and training schools, during the closed forum organised by Transas at the CMA Shipping 2016 this month.
Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, launched Fleet Xpress; the first globally available, high-speed broadband solution for maritime and offshore operators available from a single communications provider.
By 2050, global CO2 emissions will be close to zero: that’s the ambition set out in the climate agreement adopted in Paris. Rotterdam has already been working on the transition towards sustainable and clean for some time now.
The Norwegian shipbuilding company Kleven has announced a contract for one fishing stern trawler to be designed and equipped by Rolls-Royce. The fishing vessel has been ordered by the Spanish company Pesquera Ancora S.L.U.
A floating liquefied natural gas facility (FLNG), which is expectected to be the world’s first in operation, has been named at a ceremony held by PETRONAS, together with strategic partners Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) and Technip at DSME shipyard in Okpo, South Korea.