Leading Flettner rotor manufacturer Norsepower has installed five tilting rotor sails on the deck of a brand new very large ore carrier (VLOC), the Sea Zhoushan, which will be owned by Pan Ocean Ship Management and chartered to Brazilian mining giant Vale. It marks the first installation of Norsepow
UN Launches Tool for Global Brands to Protect Seafarer Human Rights A collation of United Nations organizations joining with international labor leaders and members of the shipping community launched a new due diligence tool for global brands to use to ensure that they are protecting t
An increasing number of projects are seeking to develop hydrogen-based power technologies that can be commercially viable for the shipping industry. Among the projects that are advancing is one in Finland studying the production of green hydrogen for use in the ferries, while a public-private partne
The Busan District Prosecutors’ Office plans to appeal to a higher court over the verdict regarding the sinking case of South Korean ore carrier MV. Stellar Daisy, the International Stellar Daisy Network said.
The shipping industry continues to work towards new applications of autonomous operations with the latest advancements of the technology being demonstrated on a deep-sea vessel.
Taiwan named its new marine research vessel the New Ocean Researcher 1, built at a cost of approximately $50 million. It is an ocean-class multi-functional ocean research vessel and Taiwan’s largest ocean research ship. The ship is the third new research vessel launched by Taiwan to
Tritec Marine and Stena LNG are collaborated to create an innovative "SAFE Bunker" concept.
Of the few positive outcomes of the pandemic, the most significant must be the acceleration effect it has applied to the use of new technology. Beyond the obvious growth in video conferencing and e-commerce, it has spurred interest in applications from digital payments and telemedicine to process au
A broad range of initiatives is continuing to work on developing new sources of fuel for the maritime industry. In Japan, a group led by NYK Line announced efforts to speed the commercialization of ammonia while in China a new research partnership is being launched by China Merchants and the Italian
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