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…


Norwegian project to focus on safe autonomous ferry transits

Classification society, DNV, and partners Bastø Fosen, Kongsberg Maritime, Kongsberg Seatex, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) launched the Safemate project at the Nor-Shipping exhibition in Oslo at the beginning of this…


Sail power and voyage optimisation now available in Norsepower package

Both new and existing customers of Norsepower Oy Ltd, a Finnish provider of sail power systems for commercial ships, will now be able to benefit from a supply package comprising both wind sail system and voyage optimisation from software and data…


Hurtigruten plans emission-free ships

Norwegian shipping company Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express plans to design and build zero-emission passenger/cargo ships for Norwegian coastal services, with the first ready to sail by 2030. Hurtigruten has agreed cooperation with research…


‘Nordic Roadmap’ to supercharge decarbonisation drive

A group of Nordic companies, headed by classification society DNV, is to develop a roadmap for the introduction of sustainable zero-carbon fuels across the Nordic region, including the possible launching of ‘green corridors’ and the necessary…




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