After a joint effort by Indian and Sri Lankan forces, the fire aboard the VLCC New Diamond was reported extinguished on Sunday afternoon, September 6. The fire had burned for nearly 79 hours at times raising fears of an environmental disaster as the crude oil tanker loaded with approximately two mil
The United States's first commercial tri-fuel powered vessel is being introduced with the addition of battery power to an existing vessel.
POMPEO SLAMS BEIJING FOR BULLYING NEIGHBOURS U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said China was engaged in a pattern of bullying and that the U.S. hopes the situation between India and China at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) will be resolved peacefully. The comments come days after the
Citing that less than a decade remains for the shipping industry to develop commercially viable fuels and technology to meet its decarbonization targets, The Getting to Zero Coalition, compiled a comprehensive map of all the projects currently underway.
The recent release of a survey designed to create a greater understanding of the quality of the new fuel oils and the possible safety issues implications of the IMO 2020 sulfur regulations has drawn interest from the maritime community.
Japan’s e5 Lab, a project focusing on the electrification and digitization of ocean-going vessels, announced the next step in their research. The company unveiled the first version of Roboship, electrically powered vessels, and an integrated system Roboship Box, which brings together telecommu
Brazilian prosecutors have charged a former Maersk Supply executive and a contracted shipbroker with the crime of "active corruption" for their alleged role in the sprawling bribery scheme involving Brazilian state oil major Petrobras.
After garnering worldwide attention and promises to address the challenges COVID-19 restrictions had created for crew changes, the issues faced by seafarers in the pandemic mostly faded from public attention.
Port delays and diverted voyages are creating bottlenecks and inefficiencies that are contributing to the recent strengths in the dry bulk shipping sector. According to Maritime Strategies International, these factors are having an unusually strong impact on market balances and will play a key role
According to the International Transport Workers' Federation, the crew of the bulker Contamines recently resolved a crew change dilemma aboard their ship by refusing to work, forcing the vessel's ship manager to arrange for a relief crew.