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Great support for the MTE Conference
28/10/2019 MARPRO Team
No less than 15 Media have confirmed their support for the Maritime Transport Efficiency Conference, which they will actively promote. Read More
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Major order to Wärtsilä
12/11/2019 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä’s industry-leading portfolio of products, systems and integrated solutions, which allows the company to be a single-source provider for shipbuilding projects, has resulted in a major order. Read More
Damen secures repeat order from B.C. Ferry Services
12/11/2019 MARPRO Team
BC Ferries has awarded Damen Shipyards Group with a repeat order of four additional Damen Road Ferries 8117 E3, also known as the “Island Class vessels”. Read More
First rig to receive DNV GL Battery (Power) Notation
12/11/2019 MARPRO Team
Northern Drilling’s West Mira is the first rig in operation to be awarded the DNV GL Battery (Power) class notation. Read More
Seawork: Papers please
12/11/2019 MARPRO Team
Call for papers is now open. Abstracts should be no more than 250 words and include a biography of the Speaker. Read More
IMO2020: Market uncertainty brings more fuel oil price volatility
12/11/2019 Peter Sand, Chief Analyst, BIMCO
The oil market has recently been shaken up by geopolitical events, but volatility in the price difference between low and high sulphur fuel cannot be explained by that alone – the uncertainty is the chaos factor. Read More
From oil spill response to clearing plastic from our oceans
12/11/2019 MARPRO Team
On Friday 8 November 2019, “Clean Oceans” was awarded status as an Arena cluster in the “Norwegian Innovation Clusters” programme. Read More
Embrace the challenges of new sustainable technologies
12/11/2019 MARPRO Team
Scheduled for May 18-19, 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland, the MTE Conference will bring together technology developers and members of the shipping industry. Read More
Salary levels in the maritime industry in UK
08/11/2019 MARPRO Team
Shore-based recruitment specialists, Marine Resources, have conducted a national Salary Survey in partnership with British Marine and Maritime UK. Read More
Autonomous harbour tug takes a big step towards reality
07/11/2019 MARPRO Team
Following the successful installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbour tug ‘PSA Polaris’, trials are now being carried out in the Port of Singapore under real-world conditions. Read More
Maersk looks at Brazilian start-ups
07/11/2019 MARPRO Team
Maersk Line appears to be continuing its process of vertical consolidation, admitting it is on the hunt for forwarding acquisitions in Latin America. Read More
Affordable crew communications are now available to all vessels
07/11/2019 MARPRO Team
Keeping in touch at sea, even in an emergency, is now easier and affordable – thanks to a new lightweight satellite communication terminal. Read More
ITIC reminds agents to beware of bankruptcies
07/11/2019 MARPRO Team
ITIC , the International Transport Intermediaries Club, is seeing an increasing number of ship agents becoming exposed to the fall-out from the bankruptcy of their principal. Read More
Wallenius Wilhelmsen: Strong results in challenging market
07/11/2019 MARPRO Team
Wallenius Wilhelmsen reports EBITDA of USD 213 million in the third quarter, continuing to deliver improved results in a challenging market. The results reflect higher net freight/CBM, more efficient operations and lower net bunker cost. Read More
Maersk to pilot a battery system to improve power production
07/11/2019 MARPRO Team
A containerized 600 kWh marine battery system will be installed in a trial on board the Maersk Cape Town in December 2019 to improve vessel performance and reliability while reducing CO2 emissions. Read More
Logimatic supports Shipdex data in SERTICA
07/11/2019 MARPRO Team
Shipowners use SERTICA to keep track of when and how the equipment is to be maintained, which spare parts are to be used for which maintenance jobs and management of equipment certificates. Read More
Notice to all sailing crew - please keep an eye open
30/10/2019 MARPRO Team
14 crew members left ship, activated life rafts. Only a week's search, 3 crew members rescued, 3 crew members found dead. NO ONE is looking for the remaining crew. Read More
Boiler technology offers an easier path to LNG propulsion
28/10/2019 MARPRO Team
Alfa Laval is not an engine maker, but is nonetheless playing a key role in the move towards LNG propulsion. Alfa Laval technologies are enabling marine vessels to deal with boil-off gas (BOG), which is the critical step in making the shift to LNG. Read More
#ACTION on the agenda for 2021
28/10/2019 MARPRO Team
Nor-Shipping has announced that its 2021 outing in Oslo and Lillestrøm, Norway will concentrate on the tangible opportunities, challenges and successes that are currently defining the ocean space. Read More
Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge initiate merger negotiations
28/10/2019 MARPRO Team
The port authorities of Antwerp and Zeebrugge – two of Flanders’ four seaports – have given the green light to start negotiations for a possible (phased) merger. Read More
Norsepower Rotor Sails confirmed savings of 8,2% fuel
28/10/2019 MARPRO Team
Norsepower Oy Ltd. has announced successful trial results of two Norsepower Rotor Sails onboard the Maersk Tankers product tanker, Maersk Pelican. Read More
Hempel joins Getting to Zero Coalition
28/10/2019 MARPRO Team
Global coatings supplier Hempel announced on 24 October that it has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition, a multi-stakeholder group that aims to see the introduction of commercially viable zero emission shipping vessels by 2030. Read More
Achieving net zero is an 'OPEX not a CAPEX challenge'.
28/10/2019 MARPRO Team
Joint study finds that to develop zero carbon ready ships, shipowners must invest for fuel flexibility and points to the need for policy interventions and fundamental changes to incentives scheme for shipping. Read More
Calculation error impacted the estimate by around USD 15 million
28/10/2019 MARPRO Team
NORDEN lowers its expectations for the Adjusted Result for the year to USD 10 to 45 million, down from USD 25 to 60 million. The adjustment of guidance is mainly related to a calculation error. Read More
DNV GL strengthens ocean space research
28/10/2019 MARPRO Team
DNV GL is strengthening its commitment to exploring new ocean opportunities by dedicating extra resources to its ocean space research programme. Read More
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