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LR awards AiP to Seaspan for next gen feeder design

SAFETY4SEA 23 May 2024
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to Seaspan Corporation for their Next Generation Feeder Ship Design, developed by Technolog ... the ship design and Feeder Ship segment.

Delicate handling must come to an end

Philenews 23 May 2024
Additionally, we purchased the ship that will bring the gas (costing us millions), but the consortium has taken possession of it to make conversions, and we will not receive it until we agree on the additional amount to be paid.

CCP taking Taiwan without a shot

Taipei Times 22 May 2024
A blockade could close the sea and airspace around the main island, with Beijing demanding the right to inspect all ships and planes ... Conversely, control of Taiwan is crucial to Beijing’s Indo-Pacific ambitions.

KDB, KOBC stakes in HMM to increase with stock conversion rights

Korea Times 21 May 2024
The two largest creditors of Korea's biggest shipping company, HMM, decided to exercise their stock conversion rights for 100 billion won ($73 million) worth of 30-year maturity hybrid bonds of the shipping company, HMM said earlier this week.

AMBI: Ensuring maneuverability with engine power limiters

SAFETY4SEA 21 May 2024
To comply with IMO Resolution A.601 (15) Provision and Display of Manoeuvring Information Onboard Ships, “Manoeuvring information should be amended after modification or conversion of the ship ...

Marine Design and Operations Awarded MARAD IDIQ Contract

The Maritime Executive 21 May 2024
... ‘Ohana Class, MV George III and MV Janet Marie container ships, and the world’s first steam-to-LNG-powered vessel conversion, MV George II, delivered in January.

Belly-flopping moron fined $600 for purposefully startling orca with its calf: ‘I touched it’

New York Post 21 May 2024
Killer whales bang into 50-foot yacht off Morocco, forcing 2 on board to abandon ship before it sinks. Endangered 44-foot whale likely killed by massive cruise ship, dragged into NYC port.

New LNG terminals could be designed ‘hydrogen ready’

Seatrade Maritime News 17 May 2024
The firm’s analysts believe that ammonia is a more practical means of transporting hydrogen by sea – it is safer, has a higher heating value per unit of volume, a lower boil-off rate, and lower production and shipping costs.

Two Stena Superfast RoRos Next Up for Methanol Conversions

The Maritime Executive 16 May 2024
Current ship conversions Lloyd’s says are driven by decarbonization demand, with operators aiming to use renewable methanol to reduce exposure under the European Union’s Emissions Trading ...

Survey: Better Connectivity is Turning Ships into "Floating Offices"

The Maritime Executive 16 May 2024
A new study prepared by consultancy Thetius for Inmarsat suggests that ships are ... Conversely, when connectivity goes offline, it has a significant impact on operations for digitally-enabled shipping.

Harland & Wolff Denies Reports Government Will Reject Financial Rescue Loan

The Maritime Executive 15 May 2024
Harland & Wolff has been winning other contracts including the recent refurbishment of the new Margaritaville at Sea cruise ship and the conversion of another cruise ship for a three-year live-aboard world cruise.

Antwerp-Bruges launches the world’s first methanol tug

SAFETY4SEA 15 May 2024
Besides the Methatug, the project includes conversions of a pilot boat in Sweden, a river cruise ship in Germany, and a coastguard vessel in Greece ... role in the greening of the shipping industry.

Killer whales bang into 50-foot yacht off Morocco, forcing 2 on board to abandon ship ...

New York Post 15 May 2024
Getty Images ... The boat ended up sinking. Endangered 44-foot whale likely killed by massive cruise ship, dragged into NYC port ... Scientists have a ‘conversation’ with a humpback whale —which they hope will help mankind communicate with aliens.

NS United makes methanol newcastlemax newbuild move

Splash24/7 14 May 2024
The Tokyo-based bulker giant said the 209,000 dwt vessel would be a next-generation environment-friendly vessel delivered to ship raw materials in Japan and overseas ... The NS United Group fleet counts more than 200 ships.

First Methanol-Fueled Tug Launches at Port of Antwerp

The Maritime Executive 14 May 2024
To demonstrate the feasibility of methanol as a sustainable fuel, the FASTWATER project includes the conversions to methanol propulsion of a pilot boat in Sweden, a river cruise ship in Germany, and a ...

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