The Tuas Terminal development – a testament to Singapore’s commitment to retain its lead as a global maritime nation and to invest in port infrastructure – entered Phase 1 of its construction today.
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At a meeting of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPCF) this week, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has strongly criticised the judgement of the Spanish Supreme Court in the ‘Prestige’ Case.
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.
“Carnival Vista” the new flagship of the fleet of Carnival Cruise Line, brand of the Carnival Group, the world’s largest cruise ship operator, was delivered today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone.
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.