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Shipping-Fuel Rule Change Cuts Demand for Canadian Oil

As if pipeline bottlenecks weren’t enough, Canadian heavy oil producers are facing a new barrier to marketing their crude. New rules limiting the amount of...

Consortium Develops Symbiotic Autonomy for Deep Water Survey

ASV Global (ASV), in partnership with Sonardyne International Ltd., the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and SeeByte, have successfully delivered a long endurance, multi-vehicle, autonomous...

Samsung Heavy Industries Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider

 Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Samsung Heavy Industries selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider to support...

THE UNIFEEDER GROUP BECOMES PART OF THE DP WORLD GROUP

The Unifeeder Group becomes part of the DP World Group The Unifeeder Group (‘Unifeeder’), the largest Pan-European feeder and shortsea operator, today announced the signing...

China’s COSCO orders ships with option for dual fuel operation ahead of 2020

China COSCO Shipping Energy and COSCO Shipping Bulk have ordered new builds with engines that allow for conversion to dual-fuel operation to prepare for...

Maritime security in the 21st century

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has highlighted the Organization’s work and response to a changing maritime security landscape. Speaking at the ‘Maritime security in the...

KDB chief hopes Daewoo Shipbuilding workers will not strike

The head of the state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB) said Tuesday he hopes workers of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., which was buoyed...

CARIB AND LATIN AMERICA INVESTMENT SHORTFALL

The Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina, or Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), has issued a study it has undertaken into port investment...

Trump’s War of Words With Iran Shines Spotlight on Vital Oil Route

The war of words between U.S. President Donald Trump and his counterpart in Iran over oil exports and sanctions is shining a spotlight on...

Enablers of tax avoidance rules: the impact on shipping

New rules have recently been introduced in the UK to combat complex or artificial tax avoidance arrangements. These rules apply to ‘enablers’ of defeated...