Shipping / Operation


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...


Hapag-Lloyd tests biofuel

German container line, Hapag-Lloyd, is testing “B20” fuel, a biofuel mixture on its 2003-built container ship, Montreal Express. The 4,400-TEU vessel is deployed in the company’s St. Lawrence Coordinated Service 2 between Europe and Canada. The B20...


Rostock: first LNG bunkering operation a success

The first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation, involving DEME’s new offshore installation vessel, Orion, and the world’s largest LNG bunkering tanker, Kairos, has been completed successfully in the Port of Rostock. Successfully carried out by...


Study says more than USD 1 trillion needed for shipping decarbonisation

The IMO’s target of a 50% reduction in total greenhouse gas emissions compared with 2008 levels by 2050 is set to cost at least USD 1 trillion in the 20 years from 2030, according to a new study by the energy consultancies, University Maritime...


Kongsberg and DNV GL sign deal to share data

Kongsberg and DNV GL have signed an agreement to share data. Customers of Kongsberg’s Vessel Insight, a cloud-based, vessel-specific system providing fleet overviews, dashboards and data analysis tools, will be able to share their data for use in the...




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