MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) reports that it has started to use biofuel in its vessels calling in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The decision follows successful trials with biofuel blends earlier this year.
Classification society ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Deltamarin and GTT for a dual-fuel Newcastlemax bulk carrier design. Deltamarin, GTT and ABS have been cooperating on the development of the
After a couple of delays (see earlier story), Finland’s Meyer Turku shipyard yesterday delivered the 180,000 gt, 6,552 passenger, Costa Smeralda to Costa Cruises, the Italian brand of Carnival Corporation & plc.
Danish ship operator Norden A/S has entered into a partnership with Kvasir Technologies, a spin-out from the Technical University of Denmark that has a patented technology to produce fuel from plant material.
Thought containerships couldn’t get any bigger? Seems they can. China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding has plans for a 25,000 TEU box ship that would be the world’s largest yet. It would also be LNG-fueled.
Marseille, France, is set to emerge as a major LNG bunkering center. Yesterday, Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Marseille-headquartered CMA CGM Group, said that it had chosen the
Alfa Laval is now offering an UV-based PureBallast 3 ballast water management system specifically adapted to the flow needs of bulk carriers. The bulker-fit configuration offers savings in footprint, installation and operating
Low sulfur fuel regulations, set to come into force on January1, 2020, have the potential to present “the perfect storm” for litigators dealing with disputes between owners, charterers and bunker suppliers in
German maritime waste specialist Jongen GmbH has taken delivery of a Damen InvaSave 300 mobile ballast water treatment system. Jongen provides waste oil, waste water, and the waste removal services for maritime
IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, the CMA CGM Group, and the GoodShipping Program report that they have successful completed of their 2019 biofuel test program on CMA CGM vessels. This following positive