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    Höegh and Sumitomo to collaborate on the supply of clean ammonia


    Ro-ro carrier Höegh Autoliners has signed a letter of intent (LoI) to collaborate with  Sumitomo to cooperate on the supply and delivery of clean ammonia as a sustainable maritime fuel for the shipping line’s upcoming Aurora-class PCTC vessels.  

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    Maersk targets Southeast Asia with three-year investment plan


    A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) will invest more than USD500 million to expand its operations in Southeast Asia, targeting its logistics and services arm as well as its ocean and terminals infrastructure. 

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    Shipping leaders join forces in call to accelerate decarbonisation


    Leading shipping lines have issued a joint declaration at COP 28 calling for an end date for fossil-only powered newbuilds and urging the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to create the regulatory conditions to accelerate the transition to green fuels. 

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    Hoogenhout joins COSCO Heavy Transport


    COSCO Shipping Heavy Transport has appointed Paul Hoogenhout as a senior project engineer.  

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    Dominguez Velasco confirmed as IMO’s next secretary general


    Arsenio Dominguez Velasco will step up as secretary general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on January 1, 2024, for initial term of four years.  

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    DAKO handles engine transport to Pascagoula


    DAKO Worldwide Transport delivered six marine engines, plus accessories, from the port of Emden in Germany to Pascagoula, USA.

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    Ulstein unveils HX121 heavy transport vessel design


    Ulstein has added the HX121 heavy transport vessel to its design portfolio.

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    UHL weighs in on Panama Canal disruption


    Water-saving measures are severely affecting the capacity of the Panama Canal. United Heavy Lift (UHL) has said that the vessels it operates will be unable to transit the waterway until around May-June 2024.

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    Boa details plans for next generation semi-submersible barges


    Norwegian offshore services provider Boa has outlined plans for its next generation of semi-submersible heavy lift barges. 

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    Huisman to upgrade Aegir’s second crane


    Huisman has been awarded a contract for the upgrade of the offshore mast crane onboard Heerema’s deepwater construction vessel Aegir. 

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    Swire Projects launches transpacific semi-liner service


    Swire Projects, the projects and heavy lift shipping services division of Swire Shipping, has launched a semi-liner service connecting East Asia with the West Coast of North America.  

  • AAL

    AAL outlines EU ETS stance


    AAL Shipping has published carbon surcharge guidance to help customers prepare for the increased costs related to the upcoming extension of the the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) to cover the maritime industry. 

  • BIFA shipping

    BIFA welcomes potential expiration of CBER rules


    In the recent past, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) has said that its members are extremely concerned that practices undertaken by container shipping lines, as well as easements and exemptions provided to them, have been distorting the operations of the free market to the detriment of international trade, businesses and consumers. 

  • COLI coordinates wind energy shipment

    COLI coordinates wind energy shipment


    Hamburg-based COLI Schiffahrt & Transport, in cooperation with COLI Japan, coordinated the transport of six wind turbine and 18 rotor blades to Soma, Japan, on behalf of Hitachi Power Solutions.

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    DNV-approved tank installed on first Aurora-class vessel


    Last week, the first DNV-approved LNG/ammonia tank was lifted onboard and installed on Höegh Autoliners’ first Aurora-class newbuild PCTC vessel.  

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    Seafarer salaries up 10 percent


    Danica Crewing Specialists said that salaries are rising by at least 10 percent as the crew employment market tips in the favour of seafarers. 

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    Third Briese Heavylift vessel banned from Australian waters


    For the third time this year, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) banned a Briese Heavylift GmbH & Co vessel from Australian waters. A 90-day ban was issued to the Antigua & Barbuda-flagged general cargo ship BBC Jade, after inspectors in Port Alma found 57 tonnes of explosive substances had been incorrectly stowed onboard the vessel during transit. 

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    PCTC seized off Yemen


    The NYK Line-chartered pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Galaxy Leader was seized on November 19 near Hodeida, Yemen, while sailing for India.

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    Panama Canal restrictions wreak havoc for ocean carriage


    Low water levels in the Panama Canal are wreaking havoc for the maritime supply chain. A delay to the start of the Panamanian rainy season has significantly decreased the levels of freshwater in the canal’s reservoirs and the Panama Canal Authority is undertaking water-saving measures to allow maritime trade to continue, while supplying water and hydroelectric power to the country. 

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    Briese’s Eco Titan put to work


    Briese Chartering’s open-top 9,000 dwt vessel Eco Titan has started its maiden voyage, transporting wind turbine blades.