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Wencon is looking for distributors in the United States of America
08/01/2020 MARPRO Team
They are looking for a financially solid companies, that can see the potential in WENCON´s solutions and ensure that the products are marketed in the country. Read More
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SERTICA is expanding further in Latin America
28/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Mexican based EQUIMAR is implementing the fleet management system SERTICA to optimize the performance of their tugboats operating in Latin America. Read More
Software for Ship Agents Supported with Digitalisation Grant
23/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Software solutions provider Softship has been selected as a ‘pre-approved vendor’ under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) Sea Transport Industry Digital Plan (IDP) Read More
BunkerTrace secures first commercial partnership with Marfin Management
23/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Monaco-based Marfin Management becomes first company to benefit from blockchain and synthetic DNA-based fuel tracking solution. Read More
China’s thirst for crude oil pushes Brazil’s December exports to all-time high
23/01/2020 Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO
Brazilian crude oil exports hit a record high in December 2019 with a total 8.7 million tonnes of crude oil exported, as China continues to turn to Brazil for crude. Annual export volumes grew by 5% compared to 2018. Read More
Lloyd’s Register and TenneT sign a new five-year inspection contract
23/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Following a competitive tender process, Lloyd’s Register’s Inspection Services team has secured a significant contract win with TenneT, a leading European electricity transmission system operator. Read More
Nor-Shipping demands industry #ACTION after defining 2019
23/01/2020 Norshipping
Per Martin Tanggaard, Nor-Shipping Director, has issued a call for the maritime and ocean industries to rise to the challenges on the horizon and demonstrate the tangible #ACTION they’re taking at, and before, the next Nor-Shipping in 2021. Read More
Danish Shipping want more women on board
23/01/2020 Danish Shipping
Danish Shipping presents a new initiative aimed at increasing the share of women in Danish shipping companies. Today, the first shipping companies sign a charter that obliges them to actively focus on gender equality. Read More
Now: Additional BAF increases
23/01/2020 Lars Jensen, expert container shipping industry
Maersk appears to be the first container carrier to announce additional BAF increases triggered by the sharp increases in costs for low Sulphur fuel. Read More
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Unmanned Ships
20/01/2020 Linh Dinh, Digital Marketing Manager at Nautix Tec
Read this inspiring and informative article about Unmanned and autonomous ships, written by Linh Dinh from Nautix Tec. Read More
Low-sulphur fuel sale jumps as 2020 sulphur cap kicks in
15/01/2020 Peter Sand, Chief Shipping ANalyst, BIMCO
The final quarter of 2019 marked a massive decline of HSFO sales, as the industry transitioned into compliance of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap (IMO2020). Read More
Here is your chance to win 850£
17/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Enter the European Commercial Marine Young Person’s Development Award and win £850 Read More
Industry leaders join forces on ammonia-fuelled tanker project
15/01/2020 MARPRO Team
MISC, Samsung Heavy Industries, Lloyd’s Register and MAN Energy Solutions to work collaboratively on addressing shipping’s decarbonisation challenge. Read More
TOC Middle East returns to Dubai in 2020 and will be held during UAE Maritime Week
15/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Global ports, shipping, maritime trade logistics and supply chain event will be held 7 - 9 December in Dubai and co-located for the first time with the Seatrade portfolio of maritime events. Read More
LNG solution chosen for four next-generation short-sea cargo vessels
15/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Four new next-generation short-sea cargo vessels being built at the WuHu Shipyard in China will feature LNG propulsion and storage systems provided by the technology group Wärtsilä. Read More
The path to a carbon-free maritime industry: investments and innovation
15/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Statement of John W. Butler President & CEO of the World Shipping Council Before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. Read More
Bangladesh aims at becoming the next big shipyard country
15/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Gentium and Damen Shipyards Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Industry of Bangladesh in Dhaka. The goal of the MoU is to establish and develop a shipbuilding and ship repair industry in the Bangladesh. Read More
Success for SEMCO Maritime in the US Offshore wind market
15/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime have formed a joint venture for the design and construction of the 1,200 MW offshore substation. The offshore substation will consist of a topside of 4,700 tons and a 3,000 tons jacket foundation. Read More
IMO 2020 - cleaner shipping for cleaner air
08/01/2020 MARPRO Team
A global regulation that will substantially reduce harmful sulphur oxide (SOx) emissions from ships comes into effect from 1 January 2020, bringing significant benefits for both human health and the environment. Read More
Scrubber-fitted vessels the early winners as 2020 transition gets underway
08/01/2020 MARPRO Team
A volatile first half could see big moves in hi-lo price differential but trend of falling HSFO prices gives the advantage to users of abatement systems. Read More
Remote support enhanced with the introduction of BridgeLink
08/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Telemar engineers will use the BridgeLink Smart Maintenance Application to provide pro-active support to reduce potential down-time and increase efficiency of Bridge Electronics hardware as well as associated software. Read More
NORDEN continues fleet optimisation
08/01/2020 MARPRO Team
NORDEN has sold 1 Handysize tanker, which was delivered to her new owners in late November 2019. On the back of this sale, the company purchased 2 MR tankers, which were delivered in end-December 2019. Read More
FinCo Fuel Group and GoodFuels join forces to accelerate renewable fuels
08/01/2020 MARPRO Team
FinCo Fuel Group has expanded its network with the acquisition of a majority stake in GoodNRG, holding company of renewable fuels pioneer GoodFuels, the companies have announced today. Read More
Exhaust Gas Cleaning system gets CCS Type Approval
08/01/2020 MARPRO Team
Wärtsilä’s Exhaust Gas Cleaning (EGC) system has been Type Approved in China by the China Classification Society. This follows the order for the system from Dalian Shipbuilding Industry for installation onboard the ‘New Treasure’, a new VLCC. Read More
Enhanced battery safety on vessels
08/01/2020 MARPRO Team
In collaboration with the Norwegian, Danish and US maritime authorities, battery manufacturers, system integrators, suppliers of fire extinguishing systems, shipyards and shipowners, DNV GL has released a new report on battery safety in ships. Read More
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