ReCAAP Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in 1st Quarter 2019

ReCAAP Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in 1st Quarter 2019

Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia 1st Quarter Report January to March 2019 Overall Situation §  A total of 10 incidents of armed robbery against ships (comprising nine actual incidents and one …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Piracy
Diana Shipping announces sale of Panamax dry bulk carrier Erato

Diana Shipping announces sale of Panamax dry bulk carrier Erato

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, yesterday announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Containerships adds Sweden to its shortsea network

Containerships adds Sweden to its shortsea network

Containerships announced last week that the Swedish Port of Halmstad is being added to the Company’s shortsea network as from April 2019. Caption: Container ship Containerships Nord - Image courtesy of Aart …
Apr 15, 2019 /  Curious
Norwegian shipping line Sea-Cargo starts service between Swinoujscie, Esbjerg and West Coast of Norway

Norwegian shipping line Sea-Cargo starts service between Swinoujscie, Esbjerg and West Coast of Norway

The Norwegian based shipping line Sea-Cargo, have started from April 5th an Industrial service between Swinoujscie, Esbjerg and the West Coast of Norway. The vessel, SC Astrea will be moving components for the …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Höegh Autoliners will not implement scrubbers

Höegh Autoliners will not implement scrubbers

Höegh Autoliners stands firm on its decision not to implement scrubbers but comply with the IMO 2020 regulations by using Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil or Low Sulphur Marine Gas Oil. In this interview; CEO, Ivar …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Curious
Keppel and DNV GL team up to promote LNG as a ship fuel

Keppel and DNV GL team up to promote LNG as a ship fuel

Classification society DNV GL and Keppel Marine and Deepwater Technology (KMDTech), a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), announced that they have signed a framework agreement to boost the uptake …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Independent Study Reveals LNG Reduces Shipping GHG Emissions By Up to 21%

Independent Study Reveals LNG Reduces Shipping GHG Emissions By Up to 21%

Landmark Well-to-Wake study represents definitive figures for GHG emissions and confirms LNG as major contributor in meeting IMO’s 2050 GHG targets for shipping The independent study report launched Thursday (Apr …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Curious
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v New Orleans with Cargill

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v New Orleans with Cargill

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, yesterday announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter …
Apr 11, 2019 /  Vessels
WinGD and ExxonMobil co-operate to advance adoption of smart shipping technology

WinGD and ExxonMobil co-operate to advance adoption of smart shipping technology

Deal integrates the benefits of WinGD’s WiDE predictive maintenance system with ExxonMobil’s Mobil Serv℠ Cylinder Condition Monitoring service Co-operation of two major marine industry suppliers to benefit …
Apr 10, 2019 /  Vessels
New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high-resolution radar increases safety in busy ports

New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high-resolution radar increases safety in busy ports

The technology group Wärtsilä has launched its RS24 high-resolution radar, the world’s first commercially available K-band maritime radar. By detecting far smaller objects and at a much higher radar …
Apr 9, 2019 /  Vessels