New Fuel Rules Push Shipowners to Go Green with LNG
Tough new rules on marine fuel are forcing shipowners to explore liquefied natural gas as a cleaner alternative and ports…
DFDS Orders New Freight Ferry
DFDS has exercised an option to order an additional freight ferry (ro-ro) newbuilding from the Chinese Jinling Shipyard.Similar…
BP Offloads Last Two Stranded Oil Cargoes in China
Oil major BP on Tuesday offloaded about 1 million barrels of Angolan crude from supertanker Olympic Light to an independent…
Rolls-Royce Launches Battery System for Ships
Rolls-Royce has been delivering energy storage systems for ships since 2010, but the actual energy storage units were previously…
VLCC Explodes off Oman Coast
A Shipping Corporation of India very large crude carrier (VLCC) has suffered an explosion in one of its cargo tanks while…
BIG LIFT: The Importance of the JH143 Builder’s Risk Surveys
The importance of a JH143 Builder’s risk survey has been well documented. Since the Joint Hull Committee created JH 143 – Shipyard Risk Assessment form was brought into effect in November 2003…
Dutch Superyacht Builders Propelled by Rising Economic Tide
With three lounges, three dining rooms, an open-air jacuzzi, a bar and six luxury cabins, the 50-meter "Aster" is one of…
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Global FPSO Market to Exceed USD 115 bln by 2024.
Global FPSO Market is anticipated to witness growth of 19% and exceed USD 115 billion by 2024. Rising demand of hydrocarbons and increase drilling
Antwerp Port Fire Creates Toxic Cloud
Toxic smoke from a massive smoldering fire has triggered an evacuation in the Port of Antwerp, local media reported.
Samsung Heavy Industries Builds Smart Ship On AWS Platform
Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced that Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider to