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Palau International Ship Registry Increases Fleet Size

The Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has seen a marked increase in the number of vessels under the its flag. In September 2017, the Palau...

Yara Birkeland to be World’s First Electric and Autonomous Containership

Yara Birkeland, the world's first electric and autonomous container ship, has been granted NOK 133.6 million by the Norwegian government enterprise Enova. In May, Yara...

ABB Ability™ Fleet Intelligence Digitalises Maritime Maintenance

ABB has added ‘Fleet Intelligence’ to its ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operations software, providing marine customers with a single and complete overview of their ship...

The Devil’s Triangle – Science or Sci-Fi?

The Bermuda Triangle or Devil’s Triangle has been spoken about with caution ever since it was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492. While his...

International Chamber of Shipping Addresses CO2 Emissions on Eve of IMO World Maritime Day

The international Chamber of Shipping (ICS) delivered a strong message on the eve of IMO World Maritime Day. In a statement released by ICS, the...

Hapag-Lloyd Uses Environmentally Friendly Methods for Recycling Ships

Haag-Lloyd has set a standard in the way it is employing environmentally friendly techniques to recycle three of its older container vessels. The ships...

South Korea Aims to Build World’s largest LNG Fuelled Vessel

According to Yonhhap, South Korea intends to launch a pilot program to build the world's largest vessel fuelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG). The move...

Inmarsat and Rolls-Royce Sign Agreement for Ship Energy Management

Inmarsat and Rolls-Royce have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to have the option to make the Rolls-Royce Energy Management system available via Inmarsat...

MSC Chooses DSME for Eleven 22,000 TEU Containerships

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has placed an order for eleven 22,000 TEU Containerships with South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). The...

World’s First Conversion of Container Ship to Dual-Fuel Operation Successful

At a recent event at the Hamburg offices of MAN Diesel & Turbo, Dr Uwe Lauber – CEO of MAN Diesel & Turbo –...