Shipping / Operation


Meriaura targets carbon-neutral transport

Finnish shipping group Meriaura has started the preparation and design of a container feeder ship which will be part of a transport concept that targets 100% carbon neutrality. The concept is based on hybrid propulsion that enables the ship to…


Hydrogen-powered vessel on River Seine

The European Innovation Project Flagships is set to deploy the world’s first commercial cargo transport vessel operating on hydrogen, plying the river Seine in Paris. The hydrogen cargo transport vessel will be owned by French inland shipowner…


Egil Ulvan Rederi chosen to realise hydrogen-powered vessel project

Norwegian shipping company Egil Ulvan Rederi has won a contract to build and operate a new type of zero-emission cargo ship. The contract was awarded by Heidelberg Cement Norway and Norwegian agricultural cooperative Felleskjopet AGRI who aim to…


Abu Dhabi’s Port Khalifa expansion on track

Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has announced that the expansion of the Khalifa Port is on pace for completion. Phase 1 of ADP’s Logistics and South Quay project is set to be commissioned during the first quarter of 2021. By then, the port’s container…


Mitsubishi Shipbuilding to test marine carbon dioxide capture system

Japan’s Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, is developing a small CO₂ capture system for small ships. CO₂ capture stops the gas being released into the air rather than preventing the engine producing it. The…


DNV GL completes first remote in-water surveys with ROVs

The classification society has successfully completed three in-water remote surveys using remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) on vessels managed by Bergen-based short-sea shipping company, Wilson ASA. The first such survey, monitored remotely by a…


DSME orders FSU mooring equipment in Norway

Seasystems AS, a subsidiary of Oslo-listed Scana ASA, has won a contract to supply mooring equipment and analyses for two floating storage units (FSUs) under construction at DSME in South Korea. The Norwegian company will provide hull brackets and…




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