Haun, Eric

Haun, Eric

Editor
Eric Haun is editor of Marine News. He has covered the commercial maritime and offshore industries for MarineLink.com and Maritime Reporter & Engineering News since 2013, and was previously managing editor of Offshore Engineer and Marine Technology Reporter.
New York, USA • Email: [email protected]

FMC Commissioner Sees Some Normalcy Returning to Shipping

Mar 13, 2020

A U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner said he sees some normalcy returning to trans-Pacific shipping amid widespread upheaval brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.Many Chinese manufacturing and logistics services have been severely hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic…

Seattle Cancels Two Cruise Calls Amid Coronavirs Outbreak

Mar 11, 2020

The Port of Seattle announced Wednesday that it has canceled two cruise ship calls to help curb the spread of the novel coronoavirus.“This region is in a public health emergency and we will cancel the first two sailings of our cruise season…

CLIA: Any Action to Limit Cruising is Unwarranted

Mar 06, 2020

A cruise industry trade association has hit back at reports speculating that the U.S. government may move to discourage some travelers from taking cruises as part of a broader Trump administration effort to limit the spread of coronavirus.'Any action to restrict cruising is unwarranted…

Coronavirus Places Shipping on High Alert

Jan 24, 2020

The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak has placed the shipping industry on high alert amid a rising death toll in China and reports that the fast-spreading illness is reaching new shores.The flu-like coronavirus, first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province…

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

Jan 08, 2020

The Netherlands-based Mammoet confirmed it has completed its acquisition of UK-based rival ALE, creating the industry’s largest engineered heavy lifting and transport services provider.The businesses will operate as one company under the Mammoet…

ROVs to Investigate Lost Shipping Containers

Nov 13, 2018

Remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) will be deployed to investigate containers lost from a cargo ship in heavy seas off Australia.The YM Efficiency, operated by Taiwan shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation, was sailing…

One-on-One with Suzanne Beckstoffer

Oct 23, 2018

One-on-one with Suzanne Beckstoffer, an accomplished engineering leader and business woman, the first woman president in SNAME’s 125 year history.As the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2018…

Video: CMA CGM Box Ship Smashes Into Dock

Oct 15, 2018

A CMA CGM containership plowed head-on into a pier at India's largest container port on Saturday, causing visible damage to the dock.The 336-meter, 10,000 TEU CMA CGM Mumbai reportedly lost steering while attempting to berth at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port…

Avondale Yard to Be Repurposed as a Multimodal Hub

Oct 04, 2018

The former Avondale Shipyard facility in Louisiana will be redeveloped into a logistics and intermodal hub under a joint venture group that took ownership of the shuttered shipyard today.The Avondale site, located just upriver from New Orleans…

Hyundai Merchant Marine to Spend $2.8 Bln on 20 Containerships

Sep 28, 2018

South Korea's largest shipping line Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) said it will invest 3.153 trillion won ($2.84 billion) for 20 new large containerships to be delivered by June 2021.In June this year, the company signed letters of intent for…

Maersk to Spend $2 Bln to Meet 2020 Sulphur Cap

Sep 17, 2018

Maersk Line said it will introduce a new Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) surcharge designed to recover costs of compliance with the global 0.5 percent sulphur cap set to enter into force on January 1, 2020. The Danish container carrier said it expects its extra fuel costs could exceed $2 billion…

Norwegian Joy is US Bound

Jul 26, 2018

Norwegian Cruise Line’s first ship custom-designed specifically for the Chinese cruise market will be repositioned to sail from the United States starting in 2019.The nearly 4,000 passenger cruise ship Norwegian Joy is slated to sail seasonally…

ONE’s First Magenta Newbuild Delivered

Jun 12, 2018

A naming ceremony was held Monday at Japan Marine United Corporation’s (JMU) Kure shipyard for the first newly built containership painted in Ocean Network Express' (ONE) corporate color.The new magenta box ship, named ONE Stork, is the 10th of 15 new 14…

Stena Line Looks to Cut Fuel Consumption Using AI

Jun 07, 2018

Stena Line has partnered with Hitachi’s European subsidiary to implement onboard artificial intelligence (AI) technologies engineered to minimize the shipping company’s fuel consumption costs and environmental impact.In recent years, Stena Line…

CMA CGM Looks to Leverage Artificial Intelligence

Jun 04, 2018

French shipping group CMA CGM said it has been working with a San Francisco-based startup on a project to embed artificial intelligence and advanced digital technologies aboard its containerships.The collaboration kicked off in the beginning…

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