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Rolls-Royce secures U.S. Navy contracts totalling $115.6 Million
26/06/2020 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce has secured recent agreements with the U.S. Navy for ship engines, propulsion components and services valued at up to $115.6 million. Read More
Containership markets plot uncertain course to recovery
26/06/2020 MARPRO Team
New HORIZON Monthly report shows freight rates remain high, blanked sailings have hit charter markets and coming quarters continue to hold risk. Read More
Suez Canal transit rise, despite Covid-19
26/06/2020 Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO
Transits through the Suez Canal, the beating heart of the Egyptian economy, have stayed remarkably resilient to the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic if judging by total transits of the three commercial shipping sectors which are up 8% year-on-year. Read More
New research center will lead the way for decarbonizing shipping
26/06/2020 MARPRO Team
The shipping industry has made a strong commitment to reduce its global carbon emissions towards 2050. A group of leading industry players are taking the next step to develop new fuel types and technologies. Read More
Day of the Seafarer 2020: Let them go home
26/06/2020 MARPRO Team
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, seafarers around the world have been facing difficulties in being replaced by other crew and getting repatriated. Specifically for Europe, the very limited capacity to issue visas to enter the Schengen area. Read More
Guidelines for the control of drug and alcohol onboard ship
26/06/2020 MARPRO Team
The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) is pleased to announce the publication of the second edition of the Guidelines for the control of Drug and Alcohol Onboard Ship. Read More
NYK Joins Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for zero carbon shipping
26/06/2020 MARPRO Team
NYK has announced that it plans to officially become a founding member of the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping. Read More
Oil and gas industry’s oil field equipment supply sector under threat
24/06/2020 MARPRO Team
The triple shock of COVID-19 and the subsequent collapse of energy demand and oil prices have put the future of the oil and gas industry’s oil field equipment supply sector under threat. Read More
Advanced emissions abatement technology for two new shuttle tankers
10/06/2020 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä’s emissions abatement technology is again recognised. The company will provide its Volatile Organic Compounds Recovery System, together with an LNG Fuel Gas Supply System, for two new 124,000 DWT shuttle tankers. Read More
Sailing back to Shipping - a webinar invitation
10/06/2020 MARPRO Team
A case study example in how wind power can play a crucial role in meeting 2030 and 2050 decarbonisation goals. Date: Wednesday 24th June 2020 Time: 8am ET / 1pm BST / 2pm CET Read More
'micro-bubble carpet' developed by UK tech exporter
10/06/2020 MARPRO Team
Silverstream Technologies secures £1m deal to fit pioneering and energy-efficient system to US cruise liner. The technology coats the bottom of a ship with air-bubbles, increasing its efficiency and cutting carbon emissions. Read More
ECSA welcomes Council conclusions on EU Waterborne Transport Sector
10/06/2020 MARPRO Team
The Council of Ministers of Transport adopted on 5 June its conclusions on "EU Waterborne Transport Sector – Future outlook: Towards a carbon-neutral, zero accidents, automated and competitive EU Waterborne Transport Sector". Read More
World’s first shallow draft ice-breaking walk to work vessel
10/06/2020 MARPRO Team
After a tender procedure, shipyard Royal Niestern Sander and a joint-venture between Mercury Sakhalin and Pola have signed an agreement for the construction of the world’s first shallow draft ice-breaking walk to work vessel. Read More
Autonomous drone inspections move step closer
10/06/2020 MARPRO Team
A drone has successfully inspected a 19.4 meter high oil tank on board a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel. The video shot by the drone was interpreted in real-time by an algorithm to detect cracks in the structure. Read More
Hurtigruten launches year-round Dover and Hamburg expedition cruises
10/06/2020 MARPRO Team
Hurtigruten continues to grow: From 2021, the world’s largest expedition cruise line offers guests a new way to explore the Norwegian coast - with full-year departures directly from the UK, Germany and Norway. Read More
Manufacturing holds key to recovery of oil and gas markets
10/06/2020 MARPRO Team
Latest in series of on-line ADIPEC Energy Dialogues hears it could be late 2021 before oil and gas markets recover to 2019 volumes. Read More
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