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Seized Stena Impero Leaves Iran, Owner Confirms

The detained tanker Stena Impero has finally been released and is sailing to Dubai, according to the ship’s owner Stena Bulk.

“Stena Bulk and Northern Marine Management confirm the Stena Impero and its crew have been released,” Erik Hanell, President and CEO of Stena Bulk, said.

“The…

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MOL, Novatek, JBIC Sign Russian LNG Complex Deal

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has signed a cooperation agreement with Russian natural gas producer Novatek and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) related to marine LNG transshipment complexes in Russia.

The deal confirms the parties’ intentions to implement projects for the const…

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New European Project to Develop Smart Navigation Systems for Ships

A consortium of Swedish, Norwegian and German partners has been given the go-ahead for their research and innovation project Prepare Ships that is expected to increase safety and efficiency in shipping.

The 26-month project, which is scheduled to start in December this year, has been recently…

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Hunter Tankers’ 1st ECO VLCC Newbuilding Delivered

Hunter Tankers, a part of Hunter Group ASA, has taken delivery of its first of seven identical ECO design VLCC newbuildings, the Hunter Atla.

The vessel was handed over from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea.

Two additional VLCCs are scheduled for deliveries in…

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TMS Cardiff Gas Signs Long Term LNG Carrier Charter Deal with Total

Operator and manager of LNG carriers TMS Cardiff Gas has entered into a long term time charter contract with Total Gas & Power Limited for one of its eleven newbuilding LNG carriers.

Under the deal, one of the company’s X Carrier Series vessels would be hired by the oil and gas major for a mi…

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ABB: Incheon Port to Cut Passenger Ship Emissions with Shore Power

Technology company ABB has secured a contract to install a shore-to-ship solution at the South Korean Port of Incheon.

As explained, the solution would enable passenger vessels visiting Incheon to slash emissions, noise and vibrations at berth.

The project is said to reflect South Korea’s …

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Study: LNG Is the Most Commercially Viable Alternative Marine Fuel

LNG is the most mature, scalable, and commercially viable alternative fuel currently available for the maritime industry, a new study finds.

Released by SEA\LNG and entitled ‘Comparison of Alternative Marine Fuels’, the study was conducted by alternative fuel experts from DNV GL.

While…

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IUMI: Marine Cargo Premiums Inadequate to Cover Losses

The marine cargo market is in a state of ‘accelerating change’ as underwriters are taking action to address unprofitable results and improve performance, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI).

“On a global basis, the cargo line is unprofitable and has been for a …

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ILWU: Automation of BC Terminals to Cause Major Job Cuts

Automation of British Columbia container terminals could lead to a loss of thousands of jobs, according to a report commissioned by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada.

The study found that automation is likely to eliminate more than 9,200 marine terminal jobs across BC, ta…

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Fire Erupts aboard Tanker at Norway’s Sture Terminal

A Liberian-flagged tanker caught fire while moored at the Sture terminal in Norway on September 13.

According to Norwegian oil major Equinor, the fire broke out in the engine room of the 2005-built tanker Dubai Harmony.

The ship’s captain has reported that all the 23 people aboard the ship…

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NRF: US Retail Imports to Surge Again Ahead of More Tariffs

Imports at major retail container ports in the U.S. reached unusually high numbers just before new tariffs on goods from China took effect September 1 and are expected to surge again before another round of tariffs takes effect in December.

“Retailers are still trying to minimize the impact o…

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UK: Uncertain Times Make Strong Ports More Vital Than Ever

Global trade, and the maritime sector that enables so many of its flows, faces uncertain and challenging times, according to the UK Major Ports Group.

Research from maritime industry research experts Drewry has identified a small number of key factors that will make a port resilient and robus…

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Marseille Fos Wants to Be Mediterranean’s 1st Fully Electric Port by 2025

The Port of Marseille Fos has unveiled a new eco-friendly initiative that supports the port’s goal of becoming the Mediterranean’s first fully electric port by 2025. 

As disclosed, the port authority plans to spend EUR 20 million (USD 22 million) over the next six years to extend shoresi…

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Sustainability Concerns of IBC Stakeholders

Sustainability Concerns Compelling IBC Market Players to Prefer Metal and Paperboard Materials

A latest market intelligence report delivers vital insights into the IBCs market, which considers the global industry analysis 2014-2018 and opportunity assessment 2019-2029. The report states globa…

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NYK Signs Another LNG Carrier Long-Term Charter with Total

Japanese shipowner NYK and a subsidiary of French oil major Total have signed another long-term charter contract for a newly-built LNG carrier.

Under the contract, Total Gas & Power Chartering Limited (TGPCL) will charter an LNG carrier that is scheduled to be delivered by South Korea’s Samsu…

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Qatar Petroleum, Fluxys Ink Zeebrugge LNG Terminal Deal

Qatar Petroleum has signed a long-term LNG unloading services agreement for Zeebrugge LNG terminal with Fluxys Belgium.

Under the deal, signed with Fluxys LNG in Brussels on September 2, Qatar Terminal Limited (QTL) subscribed unloading slots at the facility from the expiry of the current lon…

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MOL Chemical Tankers Launches Nordic Tankers Merger

Singapore-based MOL Chemical Tankers has started a full integration process of MOL Nordic Tankers (MOLNT).

MOLCT acquired 100% of shares in Danish chemical tanker company Nordic Tankers, subsequently be renamed to MOL Nordic Tankers, from Triton in January 2019.

The full integration is “a …

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ENOC to Supply Marine Lubricants for Up to 16 Tankers

The UAE-based energy group Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Greek bunker trader IMS Oil Trading to supply marine lubricants for up to sixteen product tankers.

Lubricants will be delivered at IMS Oil’s Fujairah and Singapore ports.

A…

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SEA\LNG Expands US Network with Stabilis Energy

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of LNG as a marine fuel, has expanded its U.S. membership network with Houston-based Stabilis Energy.

Stabilis Energy provides small-scale LNG production, distribution and fuelling services to multiple e…

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China-Led Consortium Chosen to Build LNG Terminal in Cyprus

A consortium led China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Corporation (CPPEC) has been selected as the preferred bidder for the construction of an LNG terminal at Vassiliko Port in Cyprus.

The consortium, comprising Wilhelmsen Ship Management Limited, Aktor S.A., Metron S.A. and Hudong-Zhonghua S…

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