Singapore Welcomes Its Largest Containership to Date
The 23,656 TEU MSC Isabella made its maiden call at the Port of Singapore on November 10, 2019, becoming the largest containership to visit this port to date.
EU Commission Opens Probe into Italian Ports’ Tax Exemptions
The European Commission announced it has opened an in-depth investigation into tax exemptions granted under Italian law to ports amid concerns of competition distortion
Maritime Singapore Green Initiative Extended Until 2024
Singapore has decided to extend for another five years a key initiative that seeks to reduce the environmental impact of shipping and promote clean shipping practices.
Oldendorff Carriers Brings In MIT for Ship Design Research
Dry bulk carrier owner and operator Oldendorff Carriers has signed a research agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) that will focus on disruptive improvements in ship design and propulsion.
Yale Study Warns of Dangerous Mental Stress Among Seafarers
Seafarers are exposed to dangerously high levels of mental stress, a new study carried out by Yale University and commissioned by the Seafarers Trust has revealed.
Indian Government Approves Proposal for Hong Kong Convention Accession
India’s Union Cabinet has approved a proposal for the accession to the Hong Kong International Convention for Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009.
Port of Hamburg Container Volumes Up by 6.9 Pct
Germany’s largest universal port, the Port of Hamburg, wrapped up the first three quarters of this year with a container throughput of 7 million TEUs, representing a growth of 6.9 percent year-over-year.
Hurtigruten: World’s 1st Hybrid Electric-Powered Cruise Ship Named in Antarctica
MS Roald Amundsen, the world’s first hybrid electric-powered expedition ship, has been named in Chiriguano Bay on Brabant Island, Antarctica.
Report: A Combination of Approaches Needed for Carbon-Free Maritime Sector
With heavy fuel oil covering 82 percent of the shipping sector’s energy needs, decarbonizing global shipping will play a critical role in achieving climate objectives, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds.
IndianOil Begins LSFO Supply at Indian Ports ahead of IMO 2020
Indian energy major IndianOil has commenced deliveries of IMO 2020 compliant low sulphur fuel oil (LSFO) with 0.5% sulphur as marine fuel at Indian ports.