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…


Intelsat to provide more capacity for Marlink network

The cruise sector’s recovery, greater demand for communications in waters to the high north and south, and a steady increase in vessel connectivity, have prompted Marlink and Intelsat to extend their partnership. The satellite service company will…


Successful bio-VLSFO trial completed in Singapore

The 2009-built capesize bulk carrier, Friendship, owned by Seanergy Maritime Holdings of Greece, has completed a round trip between Singapore and Saldanha Bay, South Africa, using B10 biofuel bunker fuel supplied by TotalEnergies. The 176,952dwt…


Kotug provides electric tug for cocoa bean shipments

Rotterdam-based towage company, Kotug International, is to deploy its electric Kotug E-Pusher type M and four barges to make zero-emission shipments of cocoa beans for Cargill. The cargoes will be transported between the Port of Amsterdam and the…


New tanker clocks up zero port emissions in Gothenburg

A new dual-fuel tanker built in China and recently delivered to Swedish owner, Terntank, has docked in the Port of Gothenburg with zero carbon emissions. The Tern Island is a 15,000dwt products/chemical tanker which can operate on LNG or liquid…




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