Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder and a leading marine engine manufacturer announced today it produced 10,000th HiMSEN (Hi-Touch Marine and Stationary Engine) engine installed on a 14,400 TEU containership ordered from Costamare, Greece.
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The Philippines Coast Guard will carry out a security and safety inspection on a North Korean freighter in one of the first such checks since the United Nations Security Council voted to impose harsh penalties against Pyongyang over its nuclear programme.
The Port of Gothenburg is set to expand with the construction of a new terminal at the outer port area. It is the largest expansion project at the port since the 1970s. The terminal will be built using dredging spoils and is expected to be completed at some point after 2020.
Shipping lines calling at the Port of Long Beach cut thousands of tons of air pollution last year by voluntarily participating in the Port’s Green Flag Program, which offers financial rewards for ships that reduce their speed near the harbor to decrease emissions.
DNV GL has created a new class notation to help shipowners prepare their newbuildings for the installation of a scrubber. SCRUBBER READY ensures that the necessary preparations are in place for a smooth and cost-efficient scrubber retrofit at a later stage.
India, the United States and Japan will hold naval exercises in waters off the northern Philippines near the South China Sea this year, the U.S. military said on Wednesday, a move likely to further raise tensions with China.
The liner shipping industry must urgently address the poor quality of service afforded to shippers since the consolidation of the world’s top 20 lines into ‘super alliances’, says the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF).
A special loading operation has taken place in Bremerhaven, involving Rickmers-Linie’s MV RICKMERS HAMBURG, a 485-tonne Siemens gas turbine, a 465-tonne Siemens generator and German project freight forwarder Bertling.
Croatia might initially choose to construct a floating instead of land-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the northern Adriatic to make it operational more quickly, the government said on Wednesday. “The government will give the highest priority to this project. At the beginning the focus will be on a floating terminal as it is […]