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Wärtsilä launches pure gas engine

Wärtsilä launches pure gas engine

Helsinki - The technology group Wärtsilä has launched the Wärtsilä 31SG pure gas engine for marine market applications. The new technology is based on the Wärtsilä 31 product platform

Global Ship Lease restructures its debt
Antwerp orders world’s first hydrogen-powered tug
Liverpool port attracts bids from overseas funds
MSC in venture to develop Liverpool container terminal
Panama and Rotterdam sign agreement

Panama and Rotterdam sign agreement

Rotterdam - The Panama Canal and the Port of Rotterdam signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote international trade between Europe and the West Coast of South America

New Aberdeen port “will boost national economy”
Portugal top maritime training facility buys Wärtsilä’s simulators
Meyer Turku postpones the delivery of Costa Smeralda
Senvon and Siemens Gamesa sign exclusivity deal
Cargill and Maersk Tankers join forces

Cargill and Maersk Tankers join forces

Geneva - The American food corporation Cargill and the Danish shipping company Maersk Tankers announce a strategic partnership that will improve flexibility for customers and reduce fuel consumption and emissions

Casanova new chief financial officer of CMA CGM
“Gibraltar acted in good faith over Adrian Darya 1”
Fire breaks out on tanker in Norway

Fire breaks out on tanker in Norway

Oslo - A fire onboard an oil tanker at Norway’s Sture crude export terminal broke out in the engine room of the Dubai Harmony tanker during loading at the Equinor oil terminal on Norway’s west coast

UAE award  refinery construction deal  to Spain

UAE award refinery construction deal to Spain

Dubai - The United Arab Emirates’ Brooge Petroleum and Gas Investment Co has awarded a contract to Spain’s SENER engineering group to build a new oil refinery in Fujairah. The plant will produce fuel that complies with new international laws capping sulphur content in shipping

“Middle East shipping stabilized by UK navy”
Gazprom studies consequences of EU court Opal ruling
Rotterdam uses the web to rise its efficiency

Rotterdam uses the web to rise its efficiency

Rotterdam - The port of Rotterdam has introduced a new online tool for reserving berths. “The agent simply has to enter the date of arrival, the duration of the stay, the name and length of the ship in the system”

Ocean 7 and United Heavy join forces
MPC and Ahrenkiel join Trident

MPC and Ahrenkiel join Trident

Oslo - Norway’s MPC Container Ships and Germany’s Ahrenkiel Steamships have joined the Trident Alliance, the n etwork of shipping companies and other stakeholders with a shared interest in effective

EU gas industry warns curbs on lending may harm climate goals
Rotterdam will host congress to reduce ships’ emissions
Liebherr invests in Hamburg

Liebherr invests in Hamburg

Hamburg - The Swiss multinational Liebherr, has officially opened its new service centre in Hamburg. The centre, comprising an area of 44,000 square meters in the Kuhwerder

Estonia’s Tallink grows in Singapore
Palma: Government takes the first step to regulate the arrival of cruise ships
CMA CGM stays in red in second quarter
Maersk to produce eco-friendly fuel
UK discovers heroin haul hidden in shipment

UK discovers heroin haul hidden in shipment

London - Police have made the largest-ever seizure of heroin in Britain after discovering drugs with a street value of over 120 million pounds (130 million dollars) hidden in a shipment of towels and bathrobes

Iran to release 7 crew members of detained British tankers
Duferco revamps Venis Cruise project

Duferco revamps Venis Cruise project

Genoa - Now that the Council of State has rejected the appeal by the Venice Port Authority, and that a new government is about to settle in Rome, the “Venis Cruise” project, for a new cruise terminal in Venice outside its lagoon

Milvio appointed as new CFO Autostrade per l’Italia

Milvio appointed as new CFO Autostrade per l’Italia

Milan - Alberto Milvio has been appointed as chief financial officerof Autostrade per l’Italia (ASPI) in place of Giancarlo Guenzi who had held this office since 2007 and who continues to hold the position of Vice-Chairman of the company with responsibility for Finance and the position of CFO of Atlantia

Wärtsilä to provide new solution for Princess Cruises
Fredriksen seeks investors for shipping-to-fish empire
Spanish warship goes aground

Spanish warship goes aground

La Manga - The Spanish Navy minesweeper “Turia” went aground Tuesday morning off La Manga, a narrow peninsula near Cartagena, Spain. The vessel was engaged in a search for a downed Spanish Air Force C-101 training jet at the time of the casualty

Saras starts bunkering in two Italian ports

Saras starts bunkering in two Italian ports

Cagliari - Italian refiner Saras is introducing bunkering services at the Italian ports of Sarroch and Cagliari. Starting from September 1, bunkering operations would take place at specific dedicated areas of the ports with the refiner offering a complete range of marine fuels

Fincantieri launches “Silver Moon” in Ancona
Piraeus leads Cosco’s overseas ports

Piraeus leads Cosco’s overseas ports

Beijing - Cosco Shipping Ports Limited, the world’s leading ports operator, yesterday announced interim results of the Company and its subsidiaries for the six months ended 30 June 2019. Revenue was US$ 517.9 million +4.5% yoy

Amico’s “largest ship lift”
Australia charges Norwegian shipping firm
“Britain must avoid a no-deal Brexit”
CMA CGM will not use the Northern Sea Route
Britain and South Korea sign post-Brexit treaty
Citigroup’s new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus
Boskalis’s results tainted by offshore projects
ColReg, liability for collision between ships and autonomous navigation / ANALYSIS
“Heavy oil dominates cruise propulsion technology”
Pirates kidnap 8 crew members

Pirates kidnap 8 crew members

Hamburg - German shipping company MC Schiffahrt informs that its vessel MarMalaita “was attacked by pirates ...on the anchorage of Douala in Cameroon.”

MAN and SHI sign a deal to digitize engines
Kongsberg  strikes South Korea’s ship deal

Kongsberg strikes South Korea’s ship deal

Asker (Norway) - The South Korean Information and Communication Technology Promotion Agency has awarded Kongsberg Digital the contract to supply a bridge simulator for a new, autonomous ship research facility