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Sulphur cap prompts Hapag-Lloyd to introduce Marine Fuel Recovery mechanism

Monday, 15 Oct 2018

German container line Hapag-Lloyd has established a Marine Fuel Recovery (MFR) mechanism in a move to offset the rising cost of sulphur-compliant fuels that is expected to follow introduction of the IMO’s January 2020 emission...more

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Palumbu acquires Croatioan shipyard Victor Lenac

Monday, 15 Oct 2018

Italy’s Palumbo Group has completed its takeover of Croatian shipbuilding company Viktor Lenac, the Italian company said.more

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Royal Caribbean extends Wärtsilä service agreement until 2028

Friday, 12 Oct 2018

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL) is extending its service agreement with Finnish technology company Wärtsilä for the next ten years.more

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Revised design and certification standards for floating wind sector

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018

DNV GL has issued revised standards for the design of floating wind turbine structures and the certification of floating wind turbines.more

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German and Dutch yards win Silversea Cruises contracts

Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018

Germany’s Meyer Werft has signed a memorandum of understanding to build two new Evolution-class vessels for Silversea Cruises, a Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL) company which specialises in high-end luxury and expedition...more

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ClassNK recommends prompt ballast water system installation

Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018

Recent analysis undertaken by ClassNK identifies 2022 as the peak year for ballast water system (BWS) installations if all ship operators using its class leave the retrofitting of systems until the last minute.more

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SunStone declares option on Ulstein expedition cruise ship design

Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018

Miami-based SunStone Ships has declared the first of a possible nine options to build a second expedition cruise vessel to an Ulstein Design & Solutions’ X-BOW expedition cruise vessel specification.more

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Morocco orders research vessel in Japan

Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018

Japanese yard Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding has an order to build one oceanographic and fishery research vessel research vessel for delivery to Morocco. more

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