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Alphaliner report says half newbuilds have more than 10,000 teu capacity

October 6 - According to analysis by Alphaliner, almost half of the containership capacity on order, or 48 percent, has capacities of more than 10,000 teu, with the average new containership size around 6,100 teu.

"It appears that the container carriers' answer to the challenges of sustainable shipping and the reduction of emissions is to build ever-larger ships," the information service said in its current newsletter. 

On high-volume north-south trades covering Africa, the Middle East and South America, carriers have deployed ships of 7,000 to 9,000 teu in the past year.

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Challenges facing towage and offshore operators

September 20 - Sandro Lipani, director chartering and operations for Malta-based Augustea Maritime Transportation, discusses some of the challenges of operating in the towage and offshore support sector.
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Allseas wins decommissioning work

September 20 - Allseas has been awarded a contract for the removal, transfer, load in and disposal of the Gyda platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.
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Innovation overhauled

September 20 - DEME’s offshore installation vessel Innovation has undergone a major refit at Damen’s Verolme shipyard in Rotterdam.
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Sun shines with Chipolbrok

September 20 - Chipolbrok has delivered a range of heavy and oversized components using its vessel Chipolbrok Sun, including 56 wind turbine tower sections in Piteå, Sweden.
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