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New order for RoPax ferries
21/01/2019 MARPRO Team
Stena Line, Brittany Ferries and DFDS has ordered RoPax ferries in China. Read More
Nor-Shipping reveals stellar line-up for Ocean Leadership Conference
21/01/2019 MARPRO Team
A host of global business, political and thought leaders have today been revealed as some of the headline names set to appear at Nor-Shipping’s Ocean Leadership Conference on 4 June. Read More
US container imports break records but uncertainty lies ahead
21/01/2019 Peter Sand, Chief Analyst, BIMCO
Container imports on both the US East Coast (USEC) and West Coast (USWC) had a strong year in 2018, growing 3.7% and 8% respectively in the first 11 months of the year compared to the same period in 2017. Read More
Matthieu de Tugny appointed Bureau Veritas Executive Vice President in charge of the Marine & Offsho
21/01/2019 MARPRO Team
Bureau Veritas announces the appointment, effective January 1, of Matthieu de Tugny as Executive Vice-President, Bureau Veritas Group to lead the Marine & Offshore Division (M&O). Read More
Semco Maritime extends contract following busiest year ever at Invergordon’s Queens Dock
21/01/2019 MARPRO Team
Semco Maritime has extended its contract with the Port of Cromarty Firth at the Invergordon Service Base. The extension follows a 2018 that marked the busiest year since Semco Maritime took on the Queens Dock facility five years ago. Read More
Transport in 2040: How automation and technology will impact the future of work
21/01/2019 MARPRO Team
On 15 January the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the World Maritime University (WMU) launched a flagship report entitled: “Transport 2040: Automation Technology Employment - the Future of Work”. Read More
Wärtsilä ship design chosen for state-of-the-art fishing vessel
21/01/2019 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä will provide the ship design, as well as the main engine and other propulsion equipment, for a new state-of-the-art fishing vessel. Read More
China Navigation to acquire the bulk shipping activities of Hamburg Süd
21/01/2019 MARPRO Team
Hamburg Süd and The China Navigation Company (CNCo) have reached an agreement for CNCo to acquire RAO, Furness Withy Chartering and the bulk activities in Alianca Navegacão. Read More
MARPRO welcomes Louise Windelboe
14/01/2019 MARPRO Team
Since the establishment in 2013, MARPRO has been focused on traditional recruitment of shore-based profiles for steady employment. In the end of 2018, MARPRO launched a new department acting as an employment agency for consultants and freelancers. Read More
Evergreen Opens Four New Offices in Latin America
14/01/2019 MARPRO Team
In view of the growth potential in Latin American trade, Evergreen Line is continuing to establish its own offices at main service locations in the region. Read More
Navigating through the complexities of scrubbers
14/01/2019 MARPRO Team
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) takes the lead in advising owners on the complex maze of information and arguments currently gripping the industry. Read More
NYK to Build its First Methanol-fueled Chemical Tanker with Green Loan
09/01/2019 MARPRO Team
NYK will receive 2 billion yen from Taiyo Life Insurance Company as a green loan to exclusively finance the building of NYK’s first methanol-fueled chemical tanker. Read More
Emissions to air regulations for ships operating in Chinese coastal waters
09/01/2019 MARPRO Team
Introduction of a 0.5% sulphur limit for ships entering China’s coastal waters, and updated NOx regulations for imported ships engaged in domestic trade. Read More
BC Ferries to spend $57M with BC Companies
09/01/2019 MARPRO Team
BC Ferries annual vessel maintenance season is well underway and the company is poised to spend $57 million in British Columbia with various marine service suppliers to support its fleet during the current refit cycle this fiscal year. Read More
Only two Panamax bulkers demolished in 2018
09/01/2019 Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst
2018 has been a slow year for dry bulk demolitions, with only 4.2 million DWT scrapped (as of 17 December), down 71.6% compared to last year. Read More
ONE Thailand Achieved One Million TEUs of Container Shipments
09/01/2019 MARPRO Team
Ocean Network Express (ONE) Thailand recently achieved a remarkable milestone by attaining 1 million TEUs, merely 9 months into the business. Read More
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