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MOL to Renovate Nippon Maru

Jul 12, 2019

Japanese transport company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that its group company Mitsui O.S.K. Passenger Line, Ltd. (MOPAS) has scheduled a major renovation of its operated cruise ship, the Nippon Maru.According to a press release from MOL Group…

“Cautious Optimism” for Goltens Dubai

Jun 21, 2019

The global downturn in offshore energy is well recorded, a downturn which has had impact on various arms of the energy and marine supply chain.  While Goltens has felt the downturn like many other companies, it is reporting 'cautious optimism'…

Cruise: Asuka II Makeover in 2020

May 15, 2019

Asuka II, operated by NYK Cruises Co. Ltd., will undergo a 45-day makeover at the Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard in Singapore from the middle of January 2020. Asuka II is the nation’s largest cruise ship flying the Japanese flag (tonnage: 50…

Fincantieri Cuts First Steel for Windstar

Apr 03, 2019

Today at Fincantieri’s Arsenale Triestino San Marco shipyard, in Trieste, Italy, first steel was cut for the first of three new ships sections as part of Windstar Cruises’s $250 million vessel overhaul program.Windstar’s Star Plus Initiative is a complex and comprehensive small ship lengthening…

First Mega-Boxship Retrofit to LNG Ordered

Mar 06, 2019

Hapag-Lloyd pilot gas-conversion leads the way for emissions reduction and decarbonizationMAN Energy Solutions has signed a contract for the conversion of a 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation. The container vessel MV SAJIR is owned by Hapag-Lloyd…

Hurtigruten to Refurb Expedition Ship

Mar 04, 2019

After the most extensive upgrade in Hurtigruten’s 125 years of history, MS Finnmarken will reemerge as a brand new premium expedition cruise ship.From 2021 the fully refurbished MS Finnmarken will explore handpicked destinations along the rugged Norwegian coastline on year-round expedition cruises…

Update: Maersk Honam Heads for Rebuild

Feb 20, 2019

The sound part of the vessel Maersk Honam, which was hit by a serious fire last year, is being transported to Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipyard in South Korea, where it will be rebuilt. The sound section of Maersk Honam was successfully loaded…

Goltens Wins BWTS Orders for 37 Ships

Feb 07, 2019

Goltens’ Worldwide Green Technologies Division Asia announced contracts with NYK Bulk & Projects Carrier Ltd. (NBP) and BW LPG for support in retrofitting a total of 37 vessels with ballast water treatment systems (BWT).The NBP order is for 25 bulk carriers…

Hapag-Lloyd to Convert Containership to LNG

Feb 05, 2019

As the maritime industry increasingly searches for means to reduce emissions in the face of legislative mandate, from Germany comes news of a unique 'world first' project to convert the 15,000 TEU containership Sajir to LNG, resulting in an estimated reduction of CO2 emissions from 15 to 30 percent…

744 Ships Scrapped in 2018

Jan 30, 2019

744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to the scrap yards in 2018, out of which 518 were broken down on South Asia beaches, accounting for a record-breaking 90.4% of the gross tonnage dismantled globally.According to new data released by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform…

UAE, Greece, USA: Worst Vessel Dumpers

Jan 30, 2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Greece and the United States of America (USA) top the list of country dumpers of ocean-going commercial vessels in 2018, according to new data released today by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform.UAE owners were responsible…

Ship Repair: Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Delivers Major Conversion

Jan 24, 2019

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has delivered the newly-converted barge Commander to Port City Marine Services (PCMS) of Muskegon, Michigan. The Commander is a 495 x 72-ft. freight barge that underwent extensive conversion, including the installation of new cargo holds…

Hapag-Lloyd on Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative

Jan 13, 2019

Ships are often disassembled on beaches by people who don’t wear any protective clothing or take any other safety precautions. One reason for this is that there still aren’t any globally agreed standards that shipping companies must adhere to…

Sembcorp Retains Asia's Top Cruise Ship Repair Position

Dec 17, 2018

Singapore-based shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine cemented its position as Asia’s top cruise ship repair and upgrade solutions provider in 2018 with the successful completion of repairs on the Costa Fortuna – the Group’s 10th and final cruise ship project this year…

Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative Launched

Dec 10, 2018

Industry leaders and non-profit the Sustainable Shipping Initiative announced the launch of the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative’s (SRTI) online platform - a tool for sharing information on ship recycling to drive responsible practice…

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