NYK Joins Green Vessel Coalition

Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition, a partnership among the Global Maritime Forum, the Friends of Ocean action, and the World Economic Forum that builds on the Call to Action…

AAL Adds Four MPVs

Singapore-based specialist breakbulk and project heavy lift carrier AAL is expanding its multipurpose fleet with the addition of a number of Warnow-class (W-class) 33,271 dwt ‘mega-size’ vessels.Kyriacos Panayides, managing director of AAL,…

OHT Heavy Lifter Keel Laying

Keel laying has been completed for Norway-based Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT)'s new crane vessel Alfa Lift currently under construction at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) yard in Jiangsu."The new heavy installation crane vessel has reached…

Chevron Sets New Goals for Greenhouse Gas Reduction

American multinational energy giant Chevron Corporation unveils new goals to reduce oil production-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 5% to 10% over a seven-year period ending 2023 as part of an ongoing effort to combat global climate…

New Nippon Paint Targets Chem, Product Carriers

Nippon Paint Marine has added to its NOA range of self-indicating epoxy coatings with a new system specially developed to protect chemical and product carrier tanks from corrosion and cargo contamination.NOA PC 700, a phenolic/novolac-based epoxy…

Global trade compliance main focus of upcoming maritime logistics forum

The 12th Annual Maritime Transportation Forwarding Logistics & Global Supply Chain Workshop will be staged by ABS Consulting in Miramar, Florida October 16 & 17. A major focus of the event will be trade compliance. In this exclusive interview, ABS president Albert Saphir shares his insights.

Keel-laying Ceremony for Hanson’s MAD

On October 3, 2019, Damen Shipyards Galati hosted a celebration marking the keel-laying of a Damen Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 for Hanson UK. The event was well attended by representatives of both Damen Shipyards Group and Hanson UK.The…

Proman Shipping Signs JV with Stena Bulk

Proman Shipping AG and Stena Bulk AB announced a new Joint Venture partnership for 50/50 ownership of two long term time-chartered ships, under the name ‘Proman Stena Bulk Limited’.

IMO 2020 is being addressed by handful of innovative transport providers months before deadline

GP Global has marked a milestone with the successful delivery of the first International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 compliant bunker load of low sulphur fuel oil (LSFO).

Non-manufacturing sees mild decline in September but still growing

The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 52.6 in September (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth is occurring), which is a 3.8% decrease compared to August.