Coast Guard News

September 17, 2020
Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has selected Norwegian firm Grovfjord Mek. Verksted (GMV) to build its ultra-low emission Armada fleet of robotic ships.... [Read More]
September 17, 2020
CMA CGM Brazil, a 15,072 TEU containership owned by the French container shipping major CMA CGM, is making milestones as the largest vessel to call at the East Coast of the United States. The 2020-built ship arrived at the port of New York & New Jersey on September 12, docking at APM Terminals at the Elizabeth Port Authority Marine Terminal. The vessel was delivered to CMA CGM in May 2020 by Hyundai Smaho Heavy Industries.... [Read More]
September 17, 2020
Over 26,000 people are expected to be affected by Maersk’s internal reshuffling, a company spokesperson confirmed to Offshore Energy-Green Marine. “Some will experience big changes, others small. Some are moving to new jobs, and a smaller number will, unfortunately, become redundant, which we take very seriously,” Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean and Logistics at Maersk, said. Maersk is still determining the exact number of positions that would be made redundant across the impacted locations. ... [Read More]
September 17, 2020
The U.S. classification and technical advisory services provider, ABS, is set to class four very large ethane carriers ordered by Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical (STL).... [Read More]
September 17, 2020
Carnival Cruise Line is selling two more cruise ships to preserve liquidity during COVID-19 , the cruise major said. The ships in question are Carnival Fascination and Carnival Imagination, which had previously been put on long-term lay-up status. “The sale of Carnival Fascination, launched in 1994, and Carnival Imagination, introduced in 1995, is in line with Carnival Corporation’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships from its fleet,”Carnival said.... [Read More]
September 17, 2020
BankokMax design; Image courtesy: CSSC ... [Read More]
September 16, 2020
Image courtesy: Wallenius Marine Sweden-based Wallenius Marine is working on the development of a revolutionary ship design, which promises to cut emissions by 90% when compared to the best in class vessels of today. The vessel concept, named Oceanbird, featuring a wind-powered Pure Car and TrThe post Introducing Oceanbird, a wind-driven PCTC appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 16, 2020
Image courtesy: Wallenius Marine Sweden-based Wallenius Marine is working on the development of a revolutionary ship design, which promises to cut emissions by 90% when compared to the best in class vessels of today. The vessel concept, named Oceanbird, featuring a wind-powered Pure Car and TrThe post Introducing Oceanbird, a wind-driven PCTC appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 16, 2020
The cruise industry has invested over $23.5 billion in ships with new energy-efficient technologies and cleaner fuels, the world’s largest cruise industry trade association Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) revealed in a new report. As informed, this is a $1.5 billion increase over the 2019 report findings. ... [Read More]
September 16, 2020
The cruise industry has invested over $23.5 billion in ships with new energy-efficient technologies and cleaner fuels, the world’s largest cruise industry trade association Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) revealed in a new report. As informed, this is a $1.5 billion increase over the 2019 report findings. ... [Read More]
September 16, 2020
Dubai-based port operator DP World has partnered up with an Israeli group DoverTower in plans to jointly bid to privatize Haifa Port on the Mediterranean, Reuters reports. The deal was signed by Dovertower head Shlomi Fogel, the co-owner of Israel Shipyards and the Port of Eilat, and DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem.... [Read More]
September 16, 2020
Dubai-based port operator DP World has partnered up with an Israeli group DoverTower in plans to jointly bid to privatize Haifa Port on the Mediterranean, Reuters reports. The deal was signed by Dovertower head Shlomi Fogel, the co-owner of Israel Shipyards and the Port of Eilat, and DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem.... [Read More]
September 16, 2020
German LNG fueling network developer LIQUIND completed its first bunkering operation of a seagoing vessel in the port of Brunsbüttel.... [Read More]
September 16, 2020
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a deal to supply two Kalmar Eco Reachstackers that will help UK’s multimodal logistics operator Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) cut fuel costs and carbon emissions while addressing growing demand at its rail terminal in Wakefield, England. ... [Read More]
September 16, 2020
Marine underwriting premiums for 2019 recorded a reduction of 0.9% year over year and were estimated at $28.7 billion, the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) said. As informed, 2019 saw Europe’s global share reduce slightly from 46.4% (2018) to 46.3% and Asia’s share increase modestly from 30.7% (2018) to 31.8%.  For global marine premium by line of business, cargo continued to represent the largest share with 57.5% in 2019, hull 24.1%, offshore energy 11.7% and marine liability 6.8%. ... [Read More]

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