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May 30, 2020

IRClass: New cement carrier launched in China despite COVID-19 hurdles

Advaita, a 22,200 dwt cement carrier under construction at Penglai Zhongbai Jinglu Ship Industry in China was successfully floated out on March 30, 2020, despite numerous constraints…

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May 30, 2020

AMSA detains APL England over inadequate lashing arrangements

APL England, a Singapore-flagged 5,780 TEU containership, which lost around 40 containers in heavy weather off Sydney last week, has been detained by the Australian Maritime Safety…

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May 29, 2020

BPA examines barriers to shore power in UK ports

Following a new research into the barriers to shore power in UK ports, the British Ports Association believes a Green Maritime Fund would be critical to making the initiative a reality.…

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May 29, 2020

6 crew test positive for coronavirus after berthing in Fremantle

Al Kuwait; Image credit:MUA A new ship-related coronavirus cluster has emerged in Australia, stirring up a debate on the country’s shipping regulations and potential flaws…

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May 28, 2020

Wärtsilä’s propulsion solutions selected for special high-speed ferry

The technology group Wärtsilä has won an order to provide propulsion solutions for a new 115 metres long high-speed ferry. The vessel is being built by Austal at the Australian shipbuilder’s…

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May 28, 2020

DSME starts building new BW LNG carrier

South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering has started construction on a new liquefied natural gas carrier for BW LNG. Image courtesy of BW LNG The Korean yard…

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May 27, 2020

DNV GL: We haven’t seen any serious incidents involving scrubbers

Exhaust gas cleaning systems, better known as scrubbers, have been under the spotlight in the shipping industry for a few years now, as owners debated the pros and cons of their installation.…

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May 27, 2020

Balearia to complete LNG ferry conversion in July

Spanish shipping company Balearia is to add another liquefied natural gas-powered vessel to its fleet as conversion works on its Sicilia ferry progress. Image courtesy of Balearia…

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May 26, 2020

APL boxship loses about 40 containers in heavy weather

APL England, a 5,780 TEU containership sailing under the Singapore flag, lost around 40 containers in heavy weather while underway off Sydney, Australia, on May 25. The ship reported…

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May 25, 2020

Western Bulk joins Oceanbolt online data platform

Norwegian dry bulk specialist Western Bulk has signed up with Oceanbolt, an Oslo-based tech startup, in an effort to leverage real-time insights into the dry bulk market. Image Courtesy:…

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