Friday, July 20, 2018

Vroon sells MPI Offshore to Van Oord

Van Oord has signed an agreement with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor. Van Oord will take over the...

Port emissions training for Argentina

IMO's work supporting countries to reduce emissions in ports has reached Argentina, the seventh country to benefit from a port emissions training package. Around...

Hamburg Süd Publishes Second Sustainability Report Prepared in Accordance with GRI G4 Standard

Hamburg Süd on Tuesday published its new Sustainability Report. Under the title “On a sustainable course”, the shipping company reports on more than 80...

Wärtsilä 34DF engine awarded EPA Tier III certification in diesel mode

The technology group Wärtsilä announces another milestone achievement with regard to its Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engine. The 34DF engine has been awarded the USA...

Supporting sulphur 2020 consistent implementation

An IMO working group is meeting (9-13 July)  to develop guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the 0.50% limit for the sulphur content...

Damen embarks on Danish full electric public transport project for Arriva

Damen Shipyards Group recently signed a contract with leading multinational public transport company Arriva Danmark for five fully-electric ferries, known as the Damen Ferry...

JERA and EDF Trading to Form an LNG Optimisation and Trading Joint Venture

JERA Co., Inc ("JERA") and EDF Trading Limited ("EDFT") are pleased to announce the signing of binding agreements to form an LNG optimisation and...

Dirty Tankers: OPEC Boosts Crude Oil Output but Excess Tonnage Remains

Freight rates have risen over the last quarter on VLCCs and Suezmaxes. However, there have been supply-side shocks which threaten to reduce tonne-mile demand...

GOTHENBURG PORT AUTHORITY EXTENDS AND RENEWS PORT TARIFF ENVIRONMENT DISCOUNTS

In 2015, the Port of Gothenburg introduced an environmental discount on the port tariff in an effort to increase the number of calls by...
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IMO releases Circular MEPC 1/Circ. 877 to Member States for the use of ε-ORB...

The IMO, in accordance with the provisions of Article 11 of MARPOL, has circulated details of the Liberian Government’s letter confirming that it has...