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Brittany Ferries, Wärtsilä and Incat partner on zero-emissions ferry project

Brittany Ferries, Wärtsilä and Incat have signed a partnership deal to explore design and technical requirements for a 137m zero-emissions craft. The project comes as Brittany Ferries nears completion of the biggest fleet renewal programme in its …
May 29, 2024 / Curious

GSI won six more 10,800 CEU LNG dual-fuel PCTCs from Hyundai GLOVIS

In mid-May, Guangzhou Shipbuilding International (GSI) under China State Shipbuilding Corporation, together with China Shipbuilding Trading (CSTC), signed another order for six 10,800 CEU LNG dual-fuel pure car and track carriers (PCTCs) with Korea’s …
May 29, 2024 / Curious

Consortium Signs MoU for the Development of a Green Methanol Facility in Egypt

AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS), a facilitator of global trade, logistics and industry, Transmar, a leading container shipping line and terminal operator in the MENA region, and Orascom Construction, a leading global engineering and construction …
May 29, 2024 / Curious

CLdN, Leading Provider of Logistics Solutions joins the Maritime Battery Forum

CLdN, a leading provider of integrated quay-to-quay and door- to-door logistics solutions has joined the Maritime Battery Forum community. Founded in 1929, CLdN owns 30 ships and operates more than 200 sailings a week that provide shortsea …
May 29, 2024 / Curious

Wärtsilä Lifecycle Agreement to ensure operational reliability for two Japanese ferries

Technology group Wärtsilä has signed two Lifecycle Agreements covering two ferries owned by Japanese operator Shin Nihonkai Ferry Co., Ltd (SNF). The vessels are each powered by four Wärtsilä 31 engines. The agreements are designed to provide optimal …
May 29, 2024 / Curious

Gasum and Equinor have signed a continuation of long-term LNG bunkering agreement

Gasum and Norway-based global energy company Equinor have signed a long-term contract whereby Gasum continues to supply LNG to Equinor’s dual-fuel chartered fleet of vessels. This agreement builds on the success of the previous contract Gasum has had …
May 29, 2024 / Curious

Marflet Marine first Spanish shipowner to adopt wind propulsion with bound4blue tanker contract

Marflet Marine (Marflet), one of Spain’s longest standing private shipping companies, has signed a contract with bound4blue for the installation of four 22m eSAILs® on the 49999 DWT oil and chemical tanker Santiago I. Agreed as part of Marflet’s …
May 29, 2024 / Curious

MAN Cryo to Design Hydrogen Supply for Net-Zero Norwegian Ferries

Torghatten to employ company’s expertise within detail design for bunkering systems, hydrogen piping and vent masts for newbuild vessels MAN Cryo has been contracted by Torghatten Nord A/S, the Norwegian ferry company, to work on a project …
May 29, 2024 / Curious

First sailing of ACL’s fastest transatlantic freight service reaches Ireland

The inaugural fast shipping service between North America and Ireland by Atlantic Container Line and BG Freight Line has made its first port calls to Dublin and Belfast. The two shipping lines have teamed to provide exporters and importers in Ireland …
May 29, 2024 / Curious

ABS-Classed ECO EDISON Launched

The first U.S.-flagged Jones Act offshore wind farm service operation vessel (SOV) was christened and launched in a ceremony at the Port of New Orleans. The ABS-classed ECO Edison was engineered and constructed by Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) for …
May 29, 2024 / Curious