Environment


Shipping takes aim at battery-powered future

Ocean-going vessels going on full electric propulsion may still not be a foreseeable scenario at least in the near future. However there’s no denying that shipping has an eye on a battery-powered future, attested by an increasing interest in the development of electric vessels. Read More

Major lines taking up MacGregor’s Cargo Boost service

Cargo and load-handling specialist MacGregor, a Cargotec company, has clinched its latest contract for Cargo Boost upgrades on six 16,000 teu Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) container ships. The vessels will be modified during 2020 drydockings and the contract has been booked into MacGregor’s second quarter 2019 order intake. Read More

ESG and alternative financing in the spotlight

A New York Maritime (NYMAR) with the breakfast wrap-up event to Marine Money 2019 coming two days after the Global Maritime Forum’s high profile launch of the Poseidon Principles meant the importance of ESG investing (Environment, Social and Governance), as well as alternative finance and consolidation. Read More



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