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IMO's World Maritime Day 2017 Message

Sep 28, 2017

The maritime sector, which includes shipping, ports and the people that operate them, can and should play a significant role helping Member States to create conditions for increased employment, prosperity and stability ashore through promoting trade by sea…

IMC Envisages Singapore as Global Maritime Hub

Sep 23, 2017

The International Maritime Centre (IMC) 2030 Advisory Committee, established by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) in August 2016, has submitted the IMC 2030 Strategic Review report to the Singapore Government.  The Committee’s…

Marine Biofuels As Sustainable Alternative For Shipping

Sep 21, 2017

The inaugural biofuel roundtable was held in Singapore today to drive discussions on the use of biofuels as a sustainable alternative fuel for the future of shipping.  Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), BHP and GoodFuels Marine (GoodFuels)…

Wärtsilä Debuts New Tug Designs

Sep 18, 2017

A new portfolio of tug designs, to be known as the Wärtsilä HYTug series, place emphasis on environmental sustainability. Since tugs typically operate in or close to harbors and populated areas, they are particularly affected by environmental considerations…

RSC Bio Solutions Gains Kawasaki OEM Approvals

Sep 18, 2017

RSC Bio Solutions, a provider of high performance Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) - hydraulic fluids, gear oils and greases - and industrial cleaners and solvents, said it has received OEM approvals for use in Kawasaki Heavy Industries’…

Toyota Backs Japanese $1.8 Bln LNG Vessel Order

Sep 14, 2017

Japanese car manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation is turning to LNG-powered ships to transport its cars across the globe, according to a report from Japanese daily Nikkei. The company has backed an investment in up to 20 LNG-powered car carriers with the capacity to carry 7…

Florida Navy Bases Prepare for Irma

Sep 06, 2017

Navy installations throughout Florida are preparing for heavy weather as Hurricane Irma approaches South Florida. Commander, Navy Region Southeast, Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, directed the evacuation of non-essential personnel and family members from Naval Air Station Key West…

PBES Hires Christensen to Develop Mediterranean Markets

Aug 31, 2017

Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) has announced Sven Thy Christensen has joined the firm to develop marine and power markets in the Mediterranean region. Christensen brings decades of experience of green solutions for ship efficiency, emissions reduction…

Global FLNG Capex to Total USD 37.6bln

Aug 18, 2017

Global Capex on FLNG facilities is set to grow at a 9% CAGR over the 2018-2023 period, with expenditure forecast to total $37.6bn, said Douglas-Westwood report. Given the strong fundamental drivers – increasing gas consumption due to economic growth…

MTU 4000 Engines to Power Harbor Tugs

Aug 15, 2017

Rolls-Royce and Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey have signed a contract for the delivery of eight MTU Series 4000 engines for four new terminal tugs, including an option for a further four engines. The tugs will each be fitted with two 16V 4000 M73L MTU engines…

Tier IV Tug Delivered to McAllister Towing

Aug 10, 2017

McAllister Towing announced the arrival in N.Y. of the tug Capt. Brian A. McAllister, the first EPA Tier IV tug on the U.S. East Coast according to the company. Capt. Brian A. McAllister is powered by 3516E Tier IV Caterpillar engines with twin Schottel SRP4000FP units…

Marine Jet Power Names Gibson Americas Sales Director

Aug 07, 2017

Marine Jet Power, Inc. (MJP) has hired Philip Gibson as Director of Sales, responsible for sales and business development efforts in North, South and Central America.  Gibson brings to the role more than 30 years’ military maritime experience…

Los Angeles Port Expands Incentive Program to Reduce Emissions

Jul 28, 2017

The Port of Los Angeles and other participating Environmental Ship Index (ESI) incentive providers have expanded their rewards programs for vessel operators willing to go above and beyond regulatory standards to cut harmful emissions from ships…

Keppel, Sembcorp Merger on the Cards ?

Jul 24, 2017

A merger between two of the Singapore’s largest offshore rig builders, Keppel Offshore & Marine and Sembcorp Marine, might be on the cards, report local media quoting the Development Bank of Singapore (DBS). DBS said that with orders at a trough and expectations for only a modest recovery…

India: The Admiralty Bill 2017 Gets Upper House Nod

Jul 24, 2017

Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2017, introduced during the Winter Session of Indian Parliament came up for discussion in the Rajya Sabha (Upper House) and was passed unanimously by the house.  The Bill…

Logistics News

Italy's New FLNG Terminal to Be Operational by March 2025

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Delft Students Cross North Sea on Self-Built Hydrogen Boat

Delft Students Cross North Sea on Self-Built Hydrogen Boat

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