A new study has predicted that future global warming will lead to an increase in ‘extreme sea levels’, with consequent flood risks to coastal infrastructure and human populations.
Archives for July 2018
ABS is pleased to confirm that the ABS-classed Diamond Gas Orchid, the world’s first “Sayaringo STaGE” next generation LNG carrier, has been delivered to Diamond LNG Shipping, a joint venture between Mitsubishi and NYK.
Denmark has acceded to the global regime on compensation for damage caused by the carriage by sea of hazardous and noxious substances of the 2010 HNS convention.
Panama Canal will lift self-imposed daylight and encounter restrictions on LNG vessels, Deputy Administrator announced during a press briefing at the World Gas Conference in Washington, DC.
In advance of the council meeting of the IMO, Transparency International is releasing a new report that highlights several transparency and accountability flaws that could hinder the IMO’s ability to deliver on its own climate goals in reducing carbon emissions.
New digitization solutions, such as big data, the blockchain, automation, drones, and robotics, are enabling the maritime freight industry to introduce game-changing approaches that will significantly reduce or eliminate non-value-added activities.
Bowhead whales are the marine mammals most vulnerable to disruption from increased ship traffic in waters off Alaska, a new study has concluded. Across the Arctic, narwhals are the most vulnerable.
The contraction of yard capacity is expected to support the replacement value of ships, while short term earnings have either bottomed, or started to recover in most markets.
Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and C-MAP – a leading supplier of digital navigation products to the recreational and commercial marine market – announced that they have merged.