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Port of Seattle is looking for a partner for a new cruise terminal project
18/03/2019 MARPRO Team
The Port of Seattle has issued an RFQ to secure a partner that will develop and operate a new, single berth cruise facility at Terminal 46. Read More
Brazilian soya bean lifts Panamax and Supramax bulker freight rates
18/03/2019 MARPRO Team
Brazilian soya bean exports are up 85.2% in the first two months of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This comes on the back of record high exports in 2018 of 83.6 million tonnes, a 22.7% increase from 2017. Read More
Hurtigruten partners with EAT for more sustainable cuisine
18/03/2019 MARPRO Team
Hurtigruten will offer their environmentally conscious guests even more exquisite and healthier food options. A new strategic partnership with EAT Foundation is set to reduce food waste and expand menus. Read More
World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable fuel
18/03/2019 MARPRO Team
IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, CMA CGM, the GoodShipping Program and the Port of Rotterdam have today announced they will cooperate in a first of its kind partnership to test and scale the use of sustainable marine bio-fuel oil. Read More
DNV GL rolls out remote surveys for all vessels
18/03/2019 MARPRO Team
Classification society DNV GL announced today that all DNV GL classed vessels are now able to utilize the possibility of remote surveys for some inspections through the Veracity data platform. Read More
North P&I Club and Green-Jakobsen have developed a Safety Culture Organisational Assessment tool
18/03/2019 MARPRO Team
North P&I Club and Green-Jakobsen in conjunction have developed a safety self-assessment tool, which North has now launched to its members to help them assess and improve their safety performance. Read More
Costa Smeralda floated out with traditional ceremonies at Meyer Turku shipyard
18/03/2019 MARPRO Team
The float-out of Costa Smeralda, an LNG powered 180 000 GT cruise ship, marks the beginning of the final stage of construction for this Italian style beauty engineered and constructed in Finland. Read More
NORDEN invests in West African region
18/03/2019 MARPRO Team
Danish shipping company NORDEN is opening an office in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, as part of the Company’s continued global expansion. The office will generate new business and focus on contributing positively to the development of the region. Read More
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11/03/2019 MARPRO Team have grown to attract a relatively large audience of maritime profiles from all global maritime hubspots, with the majority from Scandinavia and USA. Read More
Wärtsilä’s dual technology offering provides full fleet coverage of Eletson’s BWMS requirements
11/03/2019 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä’s dual technology option for Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) will enable Greece based operator Eletson Corporation to have its entire fleet retrofitted from a single provider. Read More
WISTA launch pledge for inclusion of women in the maritime industry
11/03/2019 MARPRO Team
The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) is proud to launch its inclusion pledge. The pledge addresses the underrepresentation of women in the maritime industry. Read More
BIMCO’s market analysis team launches new multimedia page
11/03/2019 MARPRO Team
BIMCO’s market analysis team spearheads the launch of a multimedia page on the BIMCO website, where videos and soundbites of the latest market analysis and comments will be available. Read More
Double-digit progress as MARPOL impact looms
11/03/2019 MARPRO Team
GreenSteam, supplier of Machine Learning based vessel performance solutions announces significant progress towards its stated objective of enabling its clients to achieve double digit fuel savings. Read More
Hurtigruten to Introduce MS Finnmarken as Brand-New Expedition Ship
11/03/2019 MARPRO Team
After the most extensive upgrade in Hurtigruten’s 126-year history, MS Finnmarken will reemerge as a brand-new, premium expedition cruise ship. Read More
Finding a surveyor just got easier as IIMS launches the Marine Surveyor Search App
11/03/2019 MARPRO Team
Finding a marine surveyor just got even easier with the launch of the free Marine Surveyor Search App from IIMS, the next generation search tool. Read More
Critical insights on cyber security at Nor-Shipping
11/03/2019 MARPRO Team
Admiral Michael Rogers is arguably the world’s leading authority on security, strategy and risk in the data age. He will be taking centre stage at Nor-Shipping’s Ocean Leadership Conference on 4 June. Read More
NYK Concludes Long-term Contract for a New Eco-friendly Wood-chip Carrier
04/03/2019 MARPRO Team
NYK has concluded a long-term contract with Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited for a new wood-chip carrier to be built by Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. Read More
LNG Does offer a pathway to IMO 2050
04/03/2019 MARPRO Team
SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, believes LNG is a viable pathway to meet IMO´s 2050 greenhouse gas (GHG) targets. Read More
Auramarine urges the marine sector to look beyond just the initial choice of compliance solution
04/03/2019 MARPRO Team
Auramarine launches ‘Get ready for 2020’ inititave to help owners and operators manage the operational impact of new compliant fuels and mitigate the risk of engine damage and downtime, ensuring vessel safety, efficient operations and profitability. Read More
ShipServ delivers record start to 2019 following significant growth in 2018
04/03/2019 MARPRO Team
Total monthly spend through the ShipServ platform hits $385 million in January 2019 with total value of trade forecasted at over $4 billion annually. Read More
'Hot' wind market needs European offshore competencies
04/03/2019 MARPRO Team
The trend in offshore wind in the USA is now so strong that the local value chain is having trouble keeping pace. Read More
Norwegian Frigate KNM Helge Ingstad has arrived at Semco Maritime’s yard
04/03/2019 MARPRO Team
Semco Maritime participates in the salvage operation in raising the frigate KNM Helge Ingstad. Read More
Havila shipping chooses Rolls-Royce Energy Management System
04/03/2019 MARPO Team
Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has been awarded a contract to install its next generation Energy Management System across nine vessels in the Havila Shipping fleet. Read More
Smart Maritime Council to drive collaboration among technology providers
04/03/2019 MARPRO Team
New industry body to explore issues of collaboration, interoperability and standardisation in the application of technology in the shipping and logistics sector. Read More
Sperry Marine helps Color Line manage cost and compliance through proactive maintenance
25/02/2019 MARPRO Team
Using forward planning for the replacement of critical navigation components means shipowner can best manage operating expenses. Read More
Ship Hull Inspection and Maintenance Using Drone and Image Analysis System
25/02/2019 MARPRO Team
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., is pleased to announce the launching of a development project using an innovative method for ship hull inspection and maintenance by a drone and image analysis system. Read More
Twin Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 ordered by  Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan
25/02/2019 MARPRO Team
The contract was signed at the end of January and the vessels will be built at Damen Shipyards Singapore for delivery in early 2020. Read More
View the full Annual Report 2018 for A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S
25/02/2019 MARPRO Team
"Although we had a challenging start to 2018, looking at our financial performance, we increased earnings despite significantly higher bunker fuel prices and lower than expected container volume growth in the second half of 2018. " Read More
 BW LPG establishes a product Services Division
25/02/2019 MARPRO Team
BW LPG today announced that it has established a Product Services division to support its core shipping business. Read More
NYK Encourages Its Male Staff to Proactively Participate in Housework and Childcare
25/02/2019 MARPRO Team
On February 21, NYK held a Papa-Mama Seminar to encourage men to proactively participate in housework and childcare. As the number of working mothers has increased, the cooperation of partners is helpful for woman to have fulfilling careers. Read More
New system detects vehicles posing a fire risk at ferries
25/02/2019 MARPRO Team
The Vehicle Hot Spot Detector (VHD) detects overheated vehicles before ferrying. The system combines data from 2D LiDAR sensors and temperature data from infrared cameras. Read More
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