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Zhoushan Reports Record Bunkering Volumes

Mar 27, 2019

China's Zhoushan port, off the eastern coastal province of Zheijang, supplied a record 3.59 million tonnes of marine fuel last year, more than double the previous year's level, the state-run China Securities Journal reported on Wednesday.Zhoushan…

Keel Laid for Foss Tier IV Tugboat

Feb 27, 2019

Foss Maritime announced the keel laying of the first of its new class of ASD 90 tugboat, to be built at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in Freeland, Washington.Nicole Engle, one of the principals of Foss’ parent company, Saltchuk, made the first ceremonial weld of her initials into the keel…

World First: Hybrid Cruise Ship Completes Sea Trial

Feb 25, 2019

Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. This weekend the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship completed her first sea trials in the fjords along the western coast of Norway.With Norwegian fjords as testing ground…

EU Cuts Red Tape for Ships

Feb 10, 2019

The last Trilogue negotiation between the Council, the European Commission and the European Parliament on the “European Maritime Single Window environment”, (EMSWe) took place in Brussels.The EU is streamlining its ship reporting systems by creating a EMSWe…

Focus on African Maritime Development

Feb 06, 2019

As part of its continuing efforts to help African countries improve the sustainability of their maritime sectors and their blue economies, International Maritime Organization (IMO) frequently works with partners to help support their initiatives…

India Pitches for Blue Economy

Feb 01, 2019

The government of India has allocated a budgetary support of USD 266mln to shipping sector in the interim budget presented by Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal.The government has pitched for development of India’s Blue Economy with the Finance…

ICE Designs Electric Ferry

Feb 01, 2019

Europe’s independent ship design and marine engineering consultancy International Contract Engineering (ICE) Group said that it has recently developed a design for an all-electric ferry that can carry 200 passengers and 45 cars.The UK-based…

UK Launches Maritime 2050 Strategy

Jan 24, 2019

Britain’s marine industry launched of Maritime 2050, the UK Government’s first ever long-term strategy to support and grow the sector.Described as both visionary and aspirational, Maritime 2050 highlights the Government’s recognition of the…

NIMASA Redoubles Efforts to Refocus Nigerian Maritime

Jan 21, 2019

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says it would intensify its efforts to reposition the maritime industry in Nigeria, as the agency moves to become a leading maritime administration in Africa.The Director-General of NIMASA…

Port of Seattle Joins Washington's 'Maritime Blue Strategy'

Jan 17, 2019

The Port of Seattle joined with a broad range of maritime stakeholders in support of Governor Jay Inslee’s ‘Maritime Blue Strategy’.According to a press note, the Strategy aims to advance the region’s maritime-based, “blue economy” through increased…

Jensen Maritime Provides Design for Shaver's New Tugboat

Jan 17, 2019

Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, has provided the detailed design for Shaver Transportation Company’s new, Z-drive tug – Samantha S. The multi-purpose tug was built at Diversified Marine Inc…

Nigerian Government Repositions NIMASA

Jan 14, 2019

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha has said that the Federal Government has successfully worked hard through the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to reposition the Nigerian maritime industry for the nation’s economic growth…

India Okays Marititme MoU with Denmark

Jan 10, 2019

Indian Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Maritime issues between India and Denmark.The MoU is proposed to be signed during the upcoming visit of the Denmark officials to India in January…

Seoul Connects Maritime Capacity-building Activities with IMO

Dec 02, 2018

The first regional donor/recipient workshop on maritime Technical Cooperation activities held in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (26-30 November). The workshop built on the long-term resource mobilization strategy for International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s Technical Cooperation activities…

New EU Secretary Director for Danish Shipping

Nov 29, 2018

On 1 January 2019, Jens Valdemar Krenchel will take up the position as Head of EU Representation for Danish Shipping at the  the EU office in Brussels, where Danish Shipping has been represented since 1989.At the same time, he will join the…

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