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News from Copenhagen Shipping Summit
15/10/2018 MARPRO Team
The new event Copenhagen Shipping Summit, taking place 10-11. April 2019 reports massive interest from both conference organisers and exhibitors. Read More
MARPRO Search & Selection closes position number 30 in 12 months
24/09/2018 MARPRO Team
Denmark based niche recruitment company MARPRO Search & Selection, reports that position number 30 – a Shipping Manager to A. Henriksen Shipping - was closed last week. Read More
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DFDS’s success shows apprenticeships can help in recruiting ratings
15/10/2018 Mark Burgess, Merchant Navy Training Board
Five new ratings have begun permanent contracts with DFDS after completing apprenticeships. Could this be the solution to recruiting more UK ratings? Read More
Hapag-Lloyd enters bilateral feeder network cooperation with Ocean Network Express
15/10/2018 MARPRO Team
Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE) have concluded a Bilateral Strategic Feeder Network Cooperation Agreement, which has already started on the first trades. Read More
USCG sets vision for maritime commerce
15/10/2018 MARPRO Team
US Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Karl L. Schultz has released the Coast Guard's 40-paged document that outlines their "VISION for Enabling Maritime Commerce." - Free download Read More
Semco Maritime wins service contract for Deutsche Bucht
15/10/2018 MARPRO Team
Semco Maritime has been awarded a 5-year service contract for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, owned by Northland Power. Alongside, Semco Maritime doubles staffing at offshore centre in Norddeich due to increasing activity. Read More
Wärtsilä LNG solutions featured on environmentally advanced cruise ship
15/10/2018 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä’s 31DF dual-fuel engine, has been selected to power a new and highly advanced, pioneering cruise vessel. Read More
NYK Approves Japan Climate Action Summit Declaration
15/10/2018 MARPRO Team
On October 12 in Tokyo, NYK approved the declaration announced at the Japan Climate Action Summit sponsored by the Japan Climate Initiative, a network having the ultimate goal to decarbonized. Read More
Chelsea Technologies´Fast Ballast compliance monitor selected for trial
15/10/2018 MARPRO Team
Chelsea Technologies´Fast Ballast compliance monitor selected for Canadian Great Lakes ballast water trial. Read More
Fulfilling Africa's Maritime Trade Potential
15/10/2018 The Maritime Executive
Africa currently has minimal integration in world trade, but this is an enormous opportunity for the world’s youngest and second-most populous continent, states UNCTAD's newly-released Review of Maritime Transport 2018. Read More
UK’s largest marine simulation training centre to operate using Wärtsilä equipment
08/10/2018 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a full scope of marine simulators for a new training facility at Solent University’s Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering, located in Southampton, England. Read More
When the Ice Melts, What Will Happen to Arctic Tourism?
08/10/2018 Mia Bennett
Blog post by Mia Bennett Read More
Free download of Review of Maritime Transport 2018 by United Nations
08/10/2018 MARPRO Team
UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2018 identifies seven key trends that are currently redefining the maritime transport landscape and shaping the sector’s outlook. Read More
“Walking the Walk” on enforcement and compliance of BWTS
08/10/2018 MARPRO Team
Ballast Water Management & Technology North America conference – Recap of presentation “Walking the Walk” on enforcement and compliance. Read More
Clear Seas publishes site on air emissions
08/10/2018 MARPRO Team
Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping has published a new online summary of Air Pollution & Marine Shipping with the purpose of sharing objective information. Read More
Good start on CETA
08/10/2018 MARPRO Team
New calculations indicate that last year's trade agreement between the EU and Canada, the CETA agreement, has had a positive impact on trade. Read More
Damen’s 3rd Annual Workboat Festival showcases over  thirty workboats
08/10/2018 MARPRO Team
Damen Shipyards Gorinchem hosted the Damen group’s third annual Workboat Festival. The event brought together over 200 customers, media and industry partners, and 34 workboats. Read More
Hapag-Lloyd establishes Marine Fuel Recovery (MFR) mechanism
08/10/2018 MARPRO Team
Environmental regulation and costs from low-sulphur fuel represent a major challenge. New MFR allows causal, transparent and easy-to-understand calculation of fuel oil costs. Read More
World Maritime Day - We are all connected
01/10/2018 MARPRO Team
Statement from Chamber of Shipping (Canada) Read More
Damen and HST sign contract for second FCS 2710 at WindEnergy Hamburg
01/10/2018 MARPRO Team
On 26th September, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with High Speed Transfers (HST) during WindEnergy Hamburg for a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710. Read More
Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS
01/10/2018 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module, the innovative Wärtsilä HY, has been granted Approval in Principle (AIP) by ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries. Read More
NYK Introduces Advanced, Next-generation Ship’s Bridge
01/10/2018 MARPRO Team
NYK Introduces Advanced, Next-generation Ship’s Bridge to Improve Navigation and Reduce Marine Accidents. Read More
Sustainability and digitisation will be part of the future port
01/10/2018 MARPRO Team
Halfway through the anniversary year of Port of Esbjerg, we are taking stock of things and looking ahead with CCO at the Port, Jesper Bank. Read More
KNOT Concludes Time-charter Contract for Two Shuttle Tankers
01/10/2018 MARPRO Team
NYK Group company Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS, of which NYK has a 50 percent share, has concluded a time-charter contract for two shuttle tankers. Read More
Enhanced co-operation between major container carriers
01/10/2018 MARPRO Team
Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming have announced the strategic cooperation with CMA-CGM, COSCO, and OOCL to enhance their Mediterranean – U.S. East Coast service AL6 (Atlantic 6). Read More
The impact of the IMO GHG Strategy on shipping
01/10/2018 MARPRO Team
In this guest blog post published by UK Chamber of Shipping, Tore Longva from DNV GL Maritime explains all the different ways by which emissions regulation will be an industry game-changer. Read More
DESMI Ocean Guard’s CompactClean Ballast Water Management System receives IMO Type Approval
01/10/2018 MARPRO Team
DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is pleased to announce that the CompactClean Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has received IMO Type Approval according to the revised IMO BWMS code. Read More
DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard for 93K cbm very large ethane carrier design “PANDA E”
24/09/2018 MARPRO Team
Leading classification society DNV GL has awarded Chinese shipyard Jiangnan with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a 93,000-cubic meter (cbm) very large ethane carrier. Read More
Greenland Government Agrees to Back Arctic HFO Ban
24/09/2018 MARPRO Team
Greenland Government Agrees to Back Arctic HFO Ban: Clean Arctic Alliance Response Read More
Watch: Interview: Peter Sand, BIMCO
24/09/2018 MARPRO Team
Video Interview: Peter Sand talks to Alex Younevitch about the container market and the challenges that it is facing from the escalating US-China trade war, the upcoming IMO 2020 regulation, and tonnage oversupply. Read More
Wärtsilä wins world’s first ‘LPG as fuel’ order for new generation of innovative gas carriers
24/09/2018 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä will provide an integrated cargo handling and fuel gas system for two new gas carrier vessels for Exmar, the Belgium-based fleet owner. Read More
A.P. Moller - Maersk takes next steps in the integration to improve customer experience
24/09/2018 MARPRO Team
A.P. Moller - Maersk will combine its offering for ocean products and supply chain services to be able to offer more comprehensive end-to-end logistic solutions. Read More
Semco Maritime extends Maersk Innovator cantilever ahead of Buzzard field drilling campaign
24/09/2018 MARPRO Team
Maersk Drilling’s ultra-harsh environment jack-up Maersk Innovator has completed a successful yard stay at Invergordon, during which main contractor Semco Maritime has extended the cantilever alongside various other maintenance and updating projects. Read More
Carsten Mortensen Resigns as BW Group CEO
24/09/2018 MARPRO Team
BW today announced that Group CEO Carsten Mortensen has resigned for personal reasons, effective immediately. Read More
Copenhagen Shipping Summit reports more than 10% booked in one week
17/09/2018 MARPRO Team
The brand new Copenhagen Shipping Summit, that will take place in Copenhagen 10-11. April, 2019 reports a high number of bookings since the launch at SMM. Read More
London School of Shipping launched
16/09/2018 MARPRO Team
A brand new school designed to provide world-class education and training in the global shipping industry has been launched in London. Read More
Revamping the Atlantic action plan
16/09/2018 MARPRO Team
The European Commission is organising a series of workshops on the future of the Atlantic maritime strategy, and in particular the revision of the Atlantic action plan. Read More
China advances ECA implementation date
16/09/2018 MARPRO Team
Regional authorities of Shanghai, Zhejiang and Jiangsu Provinces have recently issued formal notices that ships calling at the provinces’ ports on or after 1 October 2018 will be required to use fuel with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.5% Read More
Royal IHC to build four new vessels for DEME
16/09/2018 MARPRO Team
Royal IHC has secured a contract from Belgium-based DEME for the design and build of four new vessels. Read More
Shipping is increasingly caught in the trade war line of crossfire
16/09/2018 MARPRO Team
Once again, the already long list of tariffed goods has been made even longer. Many more commodities were hit on 23 August, but September is likely to dwarf it all, as the US has proposed slamming tariffs on goods worth USD 200 billion. Read More
Newly updated Wärtsilä Propulsion Control & Automation System to deliver fuel savings for new tanker
16/09/2018 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply a newly updated propulsion control system as well as its advanced alarm and control system, the Nacos PCS/MCS Platinum, for Maersk Tankers’ six 110 DWT LR2 newbuildings. Read More
TORM signs a fleet agreement to install Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex systems on 47 product tankers
16/09/2018 MARPRO Team
TORM, an international product tanker owner and operator based in Denmark, will retrofit 36 Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex systems within its existing fleet and fit PureBallast 3 Ex systems on 11 newbuilds. Read More
Energy transition offers innovators a competitive edge through “carbon robust” ship designs
16/09/2018 MARPRO Team
DNV GL - Maritime has released its second Maritime Forecast to 2050, part of a suite of Energy Transition Outlook (ETO) reports launched in London. Read More
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