Shipping / Operation


Consortium develops emissions-free barge concept

The technology group Wärtsilä has joined a consortium of key partners to form Zero Emission Services BV (ZES), an enterprise aimed at making inland waterway shipping more sustainable. The other founders of ZES are ING Bank, energy and technical...


DNV GL unveils infection prevention certification

Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, has announced the launch of new infection prevention certification for the maritime industry during a virtual press conference. Designed in close collaboration with DNV GL Healthcare, the assurance...


Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and LTW sign contract to build and charter an FRSU

LNG Terminal Wilhelmshaven (LTW) has signed a contract with Japanese shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines for an FSRU for operation in Germany's planned LNG terminal at Wilhelmshaven. LTW, a subsidiary of German power company Uniper, is the project...


Mongstad selected as site for Norway’s first hydrogen plant

A consortium comprising principal partners BKK, a sustainable energy company, French multinational Air Liquide and Norwegian state energy major, Equinor, has chosen Mongstad Industrial Park on Norway’s west coast as the site for the country’s first...


Carriers blank more sailings as virus impacts spreads

Data released during the third week of April by Copenhagen-based eeSea, a maritime and supply chain intelligence company, indicated that 302 sailings out of a total of 2,693 in May – equivalent to 11% – had already been cancelled across all of the...

Covid-19, Shipping

ABS extends remote service capability

Following last month’s move by classification society ABS to extend its remote survey and audit services to equipment manufacturers and other clients in the United States, South America and Europe, remote services are now being made available to...

Covid-19 Update, Shipping

Virus tracking tool made available to IG members

Mutual insurers that are members of the International Group of P&I Clubs (IG) can now take advantage of a new digital Covid-19 tracking tool, developed by North P&I Club. The interactive dashboard-based system, originally launched in February,...




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