Shipping / Operation


X-Press Feeders to install CCS systems on two vessels

Singapore-based X-Press Feeders is to install carbon capture and clean-loop systems from Rotterdam-based marine technology company, Value Maritime, on board two container feeder ships later this year. The emissions reduction equipment, which captures…


Gothenburg to set up shore power for tankers

The Port of Gothenburg has established a working group to develop shoreside power for tankers berthed at its Energy Terminal. Working with Swedish tanker owners and other interested parties, the Gothenburg port authority aims to establish a new…


Napa and Furuno team up on voyage optimisation

Communications company, Furuno, is to incorporate Napa’s Voyage Optimization software into its new Planning Station PS-100, a voyage planning, monitoring, and briefing system that is currently under development. The new software will be an optional…


Island Crusader takes biogas bunkers from Gasum

Nordic Energy company, Gasum, has supplied liquefied biogas (LBG) for the offshore supply vessel, Island Crusader, owned by Island Offshore in a pilot project run by Lundin Energy Norway. The battery-hybrid ship’s Bergen Engines propulsion system…


Nakilat signs MoU to collaborate on floating LNG-to-power sector

Doha-based Nakilat, operator of the world’s largest fleet of LNG carriers, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Turkey’s Karpowership to collaborate on LNG-to-power floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs). The MoU outlines…


Boston-based team control autonomous tug in Denmark

A team of United States Coast Guard mariners in Boston, working on a project run by autonomy specialist Sea Machines Robotics, have remotely controlled the autonomous tug, Nellie Bly, as it completed a voyage in Denmark. The project, called The…


Bridge simulator system to improve training quality

A new bridge simulator system, SimFlex Cloud, launched by Denmark’s Force Technology, will use virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) to model real-life circumstances, enabling bridge officers to continue their training anywhere in the…




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