Lucas Vos takes helm at Stolt Tankers

Lucas Vos is to become President of Stolt Tankers, with effect from October 11, 2019. Vos, who was most recently CEO at Royal FloraHolland, succeeds Mark Martecchini, who will assume management of

Svitzer trials remotely operated tow line catcher

Connecting heaving lines at sea is one of the most critical parts of day-to-day towage operations, however it presents significant risk to crews, particularly from a center lead forward position where tugs

Maersk, Shell and Dutch shippers in major biofuel pilot

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S is partnering with a group of Dutch multinationals, including Shell, in what will be the largest maritime biofuels pilot program yet. It will see one of Maersk’s

Svitzer christens latest tug in its Port of London fleet

Maersk group towage subsidiary Svitzer held a ceremony on the River Thames today to officially christened Svitzer Meridian as the latest — and tenth — vessel in its Port of London fleet.

Maersk seals U.S. East Coast low sulfur fuel deal

An idled New Jersey asphalt facility is being repurposed as part of Maersk’s IMO 2020 sulfur cap strategy. A.P. Moller – Maersk and PBF Logistics LP (PBFX) have reached an agreement for

Maersk: Carbon neutral vessels must be viable by 2030

DECEMBER 5, 2018 — The world’s largest containership operator, Maersk, yesterday announced a goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2050 and said that to achieve this goal, carbon neutral vessels must be

Maersk implements new guidelines for dangerous goods stowage

SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 — Following the tragic fire aboard the containership Maersk Honam in March this year, in which five crew members lost their lives (see earlier story), Maersk took measures and

Maersk to cover cost of sulfur cap via “Bunker Adjustment Factor”

SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 — Maersk Line today told customers that the cost of complying with the IMO global sulfur cap “will be significant, so the cost of shipping will increase.” Maersk says

Maersk and Vopak to launch 0.5% sulfur fuel bunkering facility

AUGUST 20, 2018 — A.P. Moller – Maersk and tank storage operator Royal Vopak are to launch 0.5% sulfur fuel bunkering facility in Rotterdam that will cater for around 20% of Maersk

Maersk and IBM launch TradeLens blockchain shipping solution

AUGUST 9, 2018 — A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM have moved ahead with their previously announced plan to establish a joint venture to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting