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Dec 16, 2019

MAIB: Polymerization of Styrene Monomer Cargo Caused Stolt Groenland Explosions

Stolt Groenland starboard cargo manifold; Image Courtesy: MAIB The explosions on board the chemical tanker Stolt Groenland last September were probably caused by the rupture of…

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Dec 13, 2019

The Ocean Cleanup Brings First Catch of Plastic to Shore, Unveils New Project

The Ocean Cleanup has brought the first batch of ocean plastic to shore following its first mission in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This plastic trash will be transformed into sustainable…

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Dec 09, 2019

Port of Gdańsk CEO: 2020 Will Be of Historic Essence for Us

Poland’s Port of Gdańsk, one of the biggest seaports in the Baltic Sea, is preparing for an important milestone of becoming the busiest container port in the region. As of now,…

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Dec 04, 2019

Ammonia-Fuelled 23,000 TEU Boxship Design Gets AIP

UK-based Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle to Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. (DSIC), and MAN Energy Solutions for an ammonia-fuelled 23,000 TEU Ultra-Large…

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Nov 11, 2019

Singapore Welcomes Its Largest Containership to Date

The 23,656 TEU MSC Isabella made its maiden call at the Port of Singapore on November 10, 2019, becoming the largest containership to visit this port to date. The ultra large container…

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Nov 06, 2019

Maersk to Pilot Battery System on 4,500 TEU Boxship

Danish shipping giant Maersk will install a containerized 600 kWh marine battery system on board the 4,500 TEU Maersk Cape Town in December 2019 to improve vessel performance and…

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Nov 05, 2019

Despite Progress on Gender Issues, Maritime Industry Can Do More

Improvement has been made but a lot more can be done to enhance the role of women in the maritime industry, International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim…

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Nov 05, 2019

Jeddah: Sustainable Marine Development Towards 2030 and Beyond

An international conference entitled ”Sustainable Marine Development Towards 2030 and beyond” will be held in Saudi Arabia during November 5-7, 2019, organized in…

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Oct 31, 2019

UN Report: Trade Tensions, Uncertainty Hurt Global Maritime Trade

World maritime trade lost momentum in 2018 as heightened uncertainty, escalating tariff tensions between the US and China and mounting concerns over other trade policy and political…

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Oct 22, 2019

One Sea Makes Case for Safe, Ethical Autonomous Shipping

With its primary aim of developing an operating autonomous maritime ecosystem that is poised to be at the cutting edge of technology, the One Sea alliance finds itself at the forefront…

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