Shipping / Operation


Rolls-Royce unveils new product range in Cannes

Rolls-Royce is launching a series of new bridge and propulsion systems for the yacthing sector. The company’s Power Systems division has already presented its 'Bridge-to-Propeller' portfolio at the Cannes Yachting Festival and is preparing to repeat…


Clean waterway strategy adopted in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Maritime, part of the AD Ports Group, in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipalities and Transport, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tadweer, Abu Dhabi Waste Management Company, to promote the protection of the…


Meyer Floating Solutions launches modular cruise terminal concept

Finland-based Meyer Floating Solutions has unveiled plans for the world’s first floating cruise terminals. Described as an environmentally friendly and resourceful option for cruise ports, the company's floating terminal portfolio includes various…


ONE claims success in fourth biofuel trial

Japanese container line, Ocean Network Express (ONE), with stakeholders K Line, Mitsui OSK Lines, and Nippon Yusen Kaisha, has completed successful trials of biofuel on board the 4,803 TEU container ship, MOL Endowment, built in 2007. It is the…


Socatra chooses Norsepower sails for MR tanker

French tanker owner and RoRo operator, Socatra, has signed a contract for Norsepower Rotor SailTM installations on board its 50,000dwt medium-range (MR) product tanker, Alcyone. The 2022-built tanker, on charter to TotalEnergies, is to have two 35m x…


LNG prices likely to remain ‘elevated’ in 2023

As energy consuming nations in Europe scramble to replace Russian gas previously pumped by pipeline, the US has provided a vital source of LNG shipped by sea. Although spot prices have eased recently, Oslo analyst Rystad Energy, has predicted that…


Marlink provides Uni-Tankers with hybrid comms network

Marlink has completed the installation of a hybrid communications network on board all ships owned by Danish tanker operator, Uni-Tankers. The setup combines high-throughput connectivity with cloud-data access, remote IT support, and cyber security.…




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