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Hapag-Lloyd Votes to Deepen River Elbe

German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd is proposing for more leeway and the deepening of the river Elbe which would enable mega boxships to reach the...

Fjord1 Secures Fresh Loans

Norwegian ferry company Fjord1 ASA has obtained new loans from two banks. The company said it has secured committed NOK 4,458 million (USD 537.28...

BW Catcher FPSO Starts Producing Oil

The first oil from the BW Catcher floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit was produced on December 23, 2017, operator of FPSO units...

Algoma in Agreement with American Steamship for Four Vessels

Algoma Central Corporation, a leading provider of marine transportation services, has reached an agreement with American Steamship Company to acquire four vessels. The Company has...

Video: KOTUG to Use Drones for Safer Operations

KOTUG has applied for a patent to use drone technology in its tug operations, in its ambition to achieve safer and more efficient working...

MOL Jointly Develops Voyage Information Display System Using AR Technology

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced an agreement with Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. and MOL Techno-Trade, Ltd. to jointly develop a system that supports ship...

Galp Completes First LNG Refuelling at Portuguese Port

Galp completed this week, at the port of Funchal, Madeira, the first ever liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel refuelling carried out at a Portuguese...

Wärtsilä’s Energy Storage Solution for North Sea Giant Reduces Costs and Emissions

The technology group Wärtsilä has agreed to retrofit the world’s first energy storage solution on board a large offshore supply vessel. The North Sea...

Wärtsilä Consolidates Service Sector with Trident BV’s Acquisition

The technology group Wärtsilä has consolidated its service offering by acquiring Trident BV, the Netherland-based company specialised in underwater ship maintenance, inspection, and repair...

Maersk Fluid Technology Partners with Technava to Promote SEA-Mate®

Piraeus-based Technava have commenced with the promotion of the Maersk Fluid Technology’s (MFT) SEA-Mate® Blending-on-Board (BOB) system as the official sales agent for the...