Container line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has pledged to find all the containers that fell from the MSC Zoe last week and cover full costs of the clean-up.
Norwegian equipment supplier H. Henriksen has developed a winterised version of its standard FoxTail mop skimmer to clean up oil spills, specially modified for use in arctic conditions.
Russian shipowner Sovcomflot has continued its switch to using LNG as marine fuel ordering three gas powered product tankers from Zvezda shipbuilding complex.
Japan’s NYK has received a JPY2bn ($18m) loan from Taiyo Life Insurance Company to exclusively finance the construction of its first methanol-fuelled chemical tanker.
In the second part of most read stories by month in 2018 on Seatrade Maritime News we look at July to December.
Europe’s multimodal operator Samskip has announced that it will lead an ambitious initiative to develop autonomous, zero-emissions containerships that also aims to operate at a profit.