Ship Operations

A collision on Saturday between a Greek-registered bulk carrier and a Malaysian government vessel in disputed territorial waters has reignited politcal tensions between Singapore and Malaysia over an ongoing sovereignty…
Amid an increasing introduction of alternative energy sources to power ships on the back of environmental regulations, MAN Energy Solutions is seeing potential in the use of synthetic bunker fuels,…
The debate currently raging over the use of open-loop scrubbers to meet the requirements of the IMO’s 2020 0.5% sulphur cap for marine fuel represents a massive own goal by…
Heavy monsoon rains in Australia are impacting the operations of coal terminals with Abbot Point suspending berthing operations and cargo delays at other facilities.
Hapag-Lloyd has inked the first ever conversion of a containership to use LNG as fuel for one of 17 LNG ready newbuildings that came into its fleet from the merger…
Hempel has launched a new antifouling coating incorporating a powerful biocide designed to protect the hull from fouling for up to 60 months.
A revolutionary new technology that enables electronic signals to pass through steel has been developed by a young entrepreneurial Norwegian company, ScanReach, and is likely to transform ship and offshore…
The first trade executed on the new Singapore FOB Marine Fuel 0.5% (Platts) futures contract was brokered on the basis of $200 spread with high sulphur fuel (HFO) for December…
K Line and Kobe Steel are trialling a system that converts waste heat from the engine exhausts to generate electricity.
The expanded Panama Canal saw container trade switching from the US West Coast calls, with landbridge connections inland, to calls on the East Coast, however, higher fuel costs associated with…
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