Shipping News
 

Hitting shipping in the wallet is the only way to cut carbon emissions

Friday, 17 January 2020

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Fearnleys downbeat on rise in 2020 newbuilding orders as questions continue

Friday, 17 January 2020

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SSY: Scrapping very busy at start of 2020 as prices rise

Friday, 17 January 2020

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Rederiet Stenersen set for $174m chemical tanker order in China

Friday, 17 January 2020

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Qatar calls in shipyards on plans for 80 LNG carriers

Friday, 17 January 2020

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Search for crew missing following Odfjell tanker collision suspended

Friday, 17 January 2020

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UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries

Tuesday, 05 November 2019

Tackling climate change is the number one priority for the UK Chamber of Shipping and yesterday (28 October 2019) Chief executive Bob Sanguinetti visited Wightlink in Portsmouth where he was shown their state-of-the-art hybrid ferry.

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Latest Seafarers Happiness Report Paints Optimistic Picture Across The Shipping Industry

Tuesday, 05 November 2019

After concerning reports earlier in the year, the latest Seafarers Happiness Index report has shown a marked improvement in happiness levels amongst seafarers across all sectors of the industry.

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Green Program For The Grimaldi Group

Tuesday, 05 November 2019

Today the XXIII Euromed Convention From Land to Sea, the international summit organized by the Grimaldi Group, held this year in Giardini Naxos at the RG Naxos Hotel, has officially started.

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Membership in “Getting to Zero Coalition” to promote GHG emission reduction

Friday, 01 November 2019

“K” LINE expresses its concurrence with “Getting to Zero Coalition”(note 1), a corporate alliance launched at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in September 2019.

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Shipowners trust VIKING to manage safety

Friday, 25 October 2019

For the last decade, the ‘VIKING Shipowner Agreement’ has been a widely recognised concept among commercial ship and offshore asset owners looking to gain safety related efficiencies by streamlining equipment sourcing, servicing and compliance.

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Norsepower Rotor Sails confirmed savings of 8,2% fuel and associated CO2 in Maersk Pelican project

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Norsepower Oy Ltd., together with project partners Maersk Tankers, Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) and Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Ltd., announced successful trial results of two Norsepower Rotor Sails onboard the Maersk Tankers product tanker, Maersk Pelican.

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      Company News

Maersk to pilot a battery system to improve power production

Friday, 08 November 2019

A containerized 600 kWh marine battery system will be installed in a trial on board the Maersk Cape Town in December 2019 to improve vessel performance and reliability while reducing CO2 emissions.

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Carnival Corporation Supports Catalyst to Help Advance Women in Workplace

Thursday, 07 November 2019

As part of its overall commitment to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) is supporting Catalyst's Now Is the Moment—Be a Catalyst campaign, which has raised $21 million toward its $25 million goal.

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ABS Achieves New International Safety Standard

Thursday, 07 November 2019

ABS has received the ISO 45001:2018 certificate, which demonstrates compliance with the new global standard recognizing the management system for a safe and healthy workplace.

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AkzoNobel supporting The Ocean Cleanup in purge on plastic in rivers

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

A new project to help rid the seas of plastic waste has been launched by The Ocean Cleanup, with AkzoNobel providing coatings technology for the garbage-gathering system.

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Bureau Veritas Solutions calls for industry to embrace the benefits of ship recycling best practice

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore is encouraging the shipping industry to embrace higher standards in ship recycling and offering its guidance to help meet the challenge of compliance.

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ClassNK participates in the Getting to Zero Coalition

Friday, 11 October 2019

Leading Classification Society ClassNK is participating in the “Getting to Zero Coalition” (*1), an international corporate coalition that promotes the de-carbonization of the maritime industry.

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      Safety News
 

19/01/2020 11:01

USS Theodore Roosevelt service strike group deploys to Indo-Pacific - Current Industry
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19/01/2020 06:01

Phuket to welcome Chinese New Year with marine safety drill - The Phuket News
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19/01/2020 05:01

Bangladesh to set up 4 more lighthousessitename%% - dailyindustry.news
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19/01/2020 03:01

NIMASA: Strides that shaped maritime, economy in 2019 - New Telegraph Newspaper
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18/01/2020 12:01

Ukraine, Georgia file complaint to IMO over Russia's unlawful actions in Black, Azov Seas - UNIAN
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18/01/2020 12:01

This Is How China's Will Fight And Win A War In The South China Sea - The National Interest Online
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      Security News
 

19/01/2020 04:01

Fearless Delhi women protesters inspire national movement - Arabnews
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19/01/2020 03:01

NIMASA: Strides that shaped maritime, economy in 2019 - New Telegraph Newspaper
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19/01/2020 02:01

Saudi Arabia is the biggest supporter of Somalia, says FM - Garowe Online
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19/01/2020 01:01

Somali FM to Asharq Al-Awsat: Biggest Supporter of Somalia is Saudi Arabia - Asharq Al-awsat English
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19/01/2020 01:01

South Korea mulls sending own ships to Strait of Hormuz - Arab News
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18/01/2020 12:01

S. Korea's options on Hormuz strait appear shortlisted - Yonhap News
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      Enviroment News
 

19/01/2020 12:01

Public Hearing Exemption for Hydrocarbon Exploration Makes a Bad Law Worse - The Wire
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19/01/2020 12:01

Picton Maritime Festival entertains big crowd - Stuff.co.nz
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19/01/2020 12:01

These feral cats once roamed a remote NL island. Now they live in Maritime barns - Yahoo News Canada
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19/01/2020 12:01

These feral cats once roamed a remote N.L. island. Now they live in Maritime barns - CBC.ca
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19/01/2020 11:01

F-35, Lasers, Hypersonic Missiles and More: How the Navy Will Fight the Next War - The National Interest Online
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19/01/2020 10:01

Two Exclusive Conference Speaker Interviews Released Ahead of Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology 2020 - PR.com
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      Events

European shipping week

Monday, 17 February 2020 - Friday, 21 February 2020

Brussels
Europe’s shipowners will once again join forces with the European Parliament, Council and European Commission to place shipping and maritime at the top of the agenda when European Shipping Week is held in Brussels for the third time during the week of February 17-21, 2020.

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11th Annual Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Athens
Capital Link’s 11th Annual Greek Shipping Forum will take place on Friday, February 20, 2020 at the Hilton Athens Hotel in Athens, Greece. The Forum is organized in cooperation with the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. Bank of Communications Financial Leasing is the Lead Sponsor. Greek shipping remains important to the maritime economy, constituting approximately 20 percent of the world’s shipping fleet. In spite of the volatile markets and economic downturn, Greek shipping professionals have consistently adapted to changing conditions, seeking out growth and opportunity rather than yielding to their circumstances. The event will focus on three main areas: • The current trends and outlook of the global economy and the main commodity, energy and shipping markets. • The critical challenges the industry faces today related to geopolitical and regulatory developments, IMO 2020 options & strategies, marine engines & fuels and the transformational impact of technology. • As usual, Maritime Finance will be the core subject with focus on bank finance, capital markets, alternative funding mechanisms and private equity. There will be particular attention to Asian Leasing alternatives including Chinese, Korean and Japanese leasing options and panel of prominent Chinese Leasing firms. With 1000+ participants every year, attendees can expect an informative networking forum connecting them to the shipping industry’s key players, including influential members in the financial community, such as commercial and investment banks. This one-day conference, known for its large attendance by shipowners, its rich informational content and the extensive marketing, networking and business development opportunities.

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4th Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Limassol
Capital Link’s 4th Annual Cyprus Shipping Forum will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in Limassol at the Columbia Plaza. The Forum will take place under the Auspices of the Republic of Cyprus, the Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister to the President, and with the leading sponsorship and cooperation of the Cyprus Union of Shipowners, the support of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and several industry organizations. It will feature international and Cypriot industry leaders and will discuss the latest geopolitical, regulatory, industry and financial trends and developments. It will provide an update on critical industry topics such as compliance with low sulfur and decarbonization regulations, the impact of technology and access to capital, the outlook of the various shipping sectors, shipmanagment and more! It will also highlight the role and significance of Cyprus as a maritime, energy, logistical and financial hub. The Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum will present a unique opportunity to gain insight to the latest industry developments and network with top industry participants from Cyprus and abroad including ship owners, ship managers, financiers, investors, regulators, classification societies, insurers, ship brokers, charters, traders and more. The event will be open to the buy and sell side communities as well as the media. By attending, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the current state of the shipping and marine services industry, the subsequent effects on their investments, and a clear focus on the opportunities and challenges ahead.

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