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Lloyds Register Classifies Maiden Hydrogen-Powered Vessel

Antwerp maritime group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) new hydrogen-powered passenger vessel, Hydroville has been classed by Lloyd’s Register (LR). Hydroville was launched and christened...

Verifavia’s New Tool for Shipping Companies Aiming for CSI Certification

Shipping companies have a new tool to help them verify their company and vessels according to the Clean Shipping Index (CSI) requirements. Emissions verification...

Louis Dreyfus Co. Joins Sustainable Coalition with a Focus on Global Shipping

Louis Dreyfus Co. (LDC) is working to create a more environmentally sustainable maritime industry by 2040. LDC has become a member of the Sustainable...

Floating Solar Fuel Rig to Produce Clean Hydrogen Fuel: Research

Scientists have developed floating solar cells that can harness the Sun’s energy to produce hydrogen fuel from water. Hydrogen is a clean fuel that...

Foreship Predicts One-third of Shipping will Opt for Exhaust Gas Scrubbers

Shipowners analysing future marine fuel options, following the 2020 IMO 0.5 per cent sulphur cap, should also consider oil company expectations that up to...

New Shipping Route Between Iran and Oman

With an objective to boost shipping between Iran and Oman, a new shipping route has been opened for oepration by the end of 2017....

BIMCO and CIRM Propose Software Maintenance Standard for Shipping

BIMCO and the international association for the marine electronics industry, CIRM (Comité International Radio-Maritime), have sent the industry's first proposal for an industry-wide standard...

OOS International to Build ‘Most Powerful’ Semi-Submersible Construction Vessel

OOS International Group BV in the Netherlands has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Merchants Industry Holdings for construction of what it believes...

Decarbonisation Pathway for Shipping: ‘Zero Emission Vessels 2030’ Study Released

Decarbonisation Pathway for Shipping: 'Zero Emission Vessels 2030' Study Released Lloyd's Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) on Monday released ‘Zero Emission Vessels...

Norway Opens Test Area for Autonomous Maritime Operations

In a bid to boost development of autonomous maritime operations, Norway has opened up a test-bed in Horten, which will be dedicated for movement...