Shipping / Operation


Leading port authorities to cooperate on MASS standards

Under the auspices of the Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) Port Network, established in Singapore, port authorities from China, South Korea, Japan, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Singapore and Rotterdam are to collaborate on the drawing up of...


Intellian unveils new range of GX antennas

Satellite antenna manufacturer, Intellian, has unveiled the latest addition to its GX range of antennas type-approved to work with Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band VSAT network. The 65cm GX60NX terminal is the smallest in the range and is designed...


Atair receives LNG in first truck-to-ship bunkering operation

Finnish energy company, Gasum, has successfully completed Germany’s first LNG bunkering operation between truck and ship. The LNG-fuelled research vessel, Atair, currently under construction in Germany’s Fassmer shipyard and replacing the 1987-built...


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...

Shipping, Covid-19 Update

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...




In-depth coverage of the industry’s responses to pave the way for an environmentally friendlier shipping industry


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