Coast Guard News

July 9, 2020
French container shipping major CMA CGM has unveiled new steps to fight illicit trafficking in protected species and said it is tightening its shipment control procedures. ... [Read More]
July 9, 2020
Seven crew members have tested positive for Covid-19 on board a tanker that arrived in Algeciras, Spain from Nigeria. Based on the available information, nine crew members took rapid Covid-19 tests which turned out to be positive for seven sailors. ... [Read More]
July 9, 2020
Denmark-based shortsea operator Unifeeder A/S and Dutch firm We4Sea B.V. have signed a cooperation agreement to roll-out the We4Sea Digital Twin based performance monitoring solution across Unifeeder’s fleet. The aim is to reduce the ships’ fuel consumption and emissions.... [Read More]
July 9, 2020
Maersk, owner and operator of the world’s largest container shipping fleet, has sold a 9, 640 TEU containership Sine Maersk for demolition in Turkey. The 22-year-old containership has a market value of $ 11.69 million, according to the data from VesselsValue.... [Read More]
July 9, 2020
China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding is to deliver another LNG carrier that will serve the Novatek-operated Yamal project in the Arctic.... [Read More]
July 9, 2020
On 7 July, Vietnam-based Damen Song Cam Shipyard, together with joint venture partner Song Cam Shipyard, hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the fully electric tug that Damen is building for the Ports of Auckland, New Zealand. Scheduled for delivery in 2021, the newbuild is said to be the world’s first full-size, fully electric tugboat.... [Read More]
July 9, 2020
TraPac Los Angeles is Green Marine’s newest participant and the first terminal operator in California to join the voluntary environmental program for North America’s maritime industry. With terminals in Los Angeles, Oakland and Jacksonville, TraPac LLC has been described as “a sustainability pioneer” that already shares Green Marine’s focus on continuous improvement. ... [Read More]
July 9, 2020
Japanese shipping company K Line has inked a deal with Malaysian energy major Yinson Holdings Berhad and Sumitomo Corporation to participate in the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) owning and chartering business for the Marlim II Project, offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Upon stable operations of the FPSO being achieved in 2023, K Line is set to have around a 10% stake in the FPSO venture.... [Read More]
July 9, 2020
Russian Zvezda shipyard has started building another liquefied natural gas-powered Aframax tanker for compatriot Rosneft.... [Read More]
July 8, 2020
The maritime sector is the backbone of the global supply chain, with 90 per cent of the world trade, from fish that we eat for dinner to gas for our cars, being carried by sea from one part of the world to another. ... [Read More]
July 8, 2020
Germany’s tourism group TUI Group has completed the sale of its subsidiary Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to TUI Cruises, a joint venture between TUI and Royal Caribbean Group. ... [Read More]
July 8, 2020
Ballast water treatment specialist Optimarin has completed testing of its Optimarin Ballast System in accordance with the revised IMO G8 guidelines, the company said. Compliance with the IMO Resolution, which is otherwise known in shipping circles as the Revised G8, is important for ship owners globally.... [Read More]
July 8, 2020
A Shell study released on Tuesday exploring how the shipping industry is working to slash its emissions has confirmed LNG as one of the main transition fuels.... [Read More]
July 8, 2020
Amid the heightened humanitarian crisis due to lack of sufficient action by governments in ensuring crew changes happen, European and international maritime industry stakeholders joined forces to seek political leadership and commitment by European leaders to the welfare of seafarers.... [Read More]
July 8, 2020
d’Amico Tankers D.A.C. (Ireland), part of Italian marine transportation company d’Amico International Shipping (DIS), has signed a memorandum of agreement for the sale of the company’s oldest two MR vessels. ... [Read More]
July 8, 2020
The labor market is on lockdown since the start of the corona crisis, however the first signs of change are starting to appear. One thing hasn’t changed though: the demand for technical personnel remains high globally, also in the offshore energy and renewable sector. So how do companies go about attracting and recruiting technical talent? ... [Read More]

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