Shipping / Operation


Damen-built high-spec tugs deployed in Portugal

Two highly flexible tugs, Dóris and Tétis, built to Damen’s RSD 2513 design, are now operating in the Port of Leixõs adjacent to the Portuguese city of Porto. The two tugs, capable of towing, pushing and indirect towing, were delivered to the port…


Green hydrogen deal signed at COP27

MAN Energy Solutions and several organisations and companies have signed a ‘Joint Statement on Green Hydrogen and Green Shipping’ to promote the rapid adoption of green hydrogen-based marine fuels this decade. Partners in the collaborative…


Launch of Amon Offshore

Amon Maritime, ship operator based in Norway, has started Amon Offshore, created to build, own and operate a fleet of ammonia-powered supply ships for the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The new company intends to operate services with ammonia-powered…


Green ammonia facility planned in Norway

Plans for a green ammonia production facility in the Sauda municipality on the southwestern coast of Norway could result in a significant supply of carbon-free fuel for shipping. Partners in the project include Hy2gen, a green hydrogen and…


Svitzer wins twelve-year contract in Western Australia

Maersk’s towage subsidiary, Svitzer, has won a twelve-year contract from Woodside Energy Limited to provide towage and pilot transfer services at the energy company’s LNG export terminal in the Port of Dampier, Western Australia. The successful bid…


DNV to lead Singapore study into ammonia bunkering safety

Classification society DNV is to provide expert advice and guidance to participants in an ammonia bunkering safety study by the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) in Singapore. The aim is to draw up safety guidelines and operational…


Details released on Nakilat’s collaboration with ABS on decarbonisation

A project team from Qatar’s Nakilat, one of the largest operators of LNG carriers, and classification society ABS have been working together on development of a decarbonisation strategy. The gas carrier owner, with 69 LNG carriers and four LPG…




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