Hydrogen-fueled two stroke

Japan plans ship powered by hydrogen-fueled two-stroke

A project backed with Japanese government funding aims to develop what will be the he world’s first low-speed, two-stroke hydrogen-fueled marine engine. Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), MOL Drybulk, Ltd., and Japan

FMC Commissioners Carl Bentzel (L) and Louis Sola

Two FMC Commissioners seek CFIUS review of Ports America acquisition

Canada may not be Dubai, but two Federal Maritime Commissioners, Carl Bentzel and Louis E. Sola, have concerns about the planned acquisition of Ports America, the largest marine terminal operator and stevedore

Svitzer global COO Ingrid Uppelschoten Snelderwaard and Robert Allan Ltd. president, Mike Fitzpatrick

Robert Allan to design methanol fuel cell tug for Maersk and Svitzer

Maersk group towing operator Svitzer has reached an agreement that will see Vancouver, B.C., based naval architecture firm Robert Allan Ltd., to design the world’s first harbor tug to be powered by

Edda Wind vessdels

Edda Wind launches Oslo IPO

Norwegian offshore wind service specialist Edda Wind, which is owned on a 50/50 basis by Wilhelmsen New Energy AS and Østensjø Wind AS, today announced it had launched its long expected Oslo

Viasat and inmarsat logos

Inmarsat to be acquired by Viasat

Mobile satellite communications giant Inmarsat is set to be acquired by Carlsbad, Calif., based Viasat Inc., (NASDAQ: VSAT) under a definitive agreement announced today. The news comes two years after U.K.-based Inmarsat

Sarah Scherer

Transportation Institute names new VP of Pacific Coast ops

Sarah Scherer has been named as vice president of Pacific Coast operations at the Washington, D.C., headquartered Transportation Institute (TI). Her appointment follows the retirement of Richard Berkowitz, who served as an

CIT arranges up to $58 million to refinance 4 box ships

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today reports that its Maritime Finance business has arranged to provide up to $58 million to refinance four containerships operated by Leonhardt & Blumberg. The financing includes

NTSB reports on deadly collision between fishing vessel and Odfjell tanker

The National Transportation Safety Board issued Marine Accident Brief 21/21 Thursday for its investigation​ of the Jan. 14, 2020, fatal collision between the 37,395 dwt Odfjell managed chemical tanker Bow Fortune and

President Biden announces First Movers coalition

First Movers Coalition ups pressure for zero emission shipping

Another day at the COP26 conference and another signal that the pressure is on shipping to decarbonize—with, or without, IMO beefing up its GHG reduction targets. Shipping is a key focus area

ITF representative

ITF: Midshipman X case highlights industry-wide need for action

The disclosures of rape and sexual assault made by the female U.S. Merchant Marine Academy cadet now known as “Midshipman X” underline the urgent need for action to eliminate violence in the