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WinGD’s new dual fuel engine design

(Nov 19 2020)

Engine technology company WinGD has launched a new dual fuel engine technology “intelligent Control by Exhaust Recycling” (iCER) to reduce methane slip, and other improvements for better combustion control.



Silverstream – increased interest in bubbles under the hull

(Nov 19 2020)

Silverstream reports a growing interest in its technology which injects air bubbles into the boundary layer between a vessel’s hull and the water, to reduce frictional resistance and in turn reduce fuel consumption.



Nordic American Tankers Ltd – Report for the 3rd quarter

(Nov 19 2020)

2020 as a whole is expected to be a very good year for NAT.



Largest VLEC ever constructed delivered on time and built to ABS Class

(Nov 19 2020)

First of 12 Vessels Ordered to Service Trade Between U.S. and China.



Kongsberg Maritime signs over NOK 400 million in Shuttle Tanker orders during 2020

(Nov 19 2020)

Kongsberg Maritime has revealed that during 2020 it won contracts for 12 of its highly advanced Shuttle Tanker concepts, with a value totalling over NOK 400 million.



LNG dual-fuel orders overtake LNG-ready

(Nov 19 2020)

According to shipbroker SSY, shipowners' growing confidence in LNG as a bunker fuel has pushed them towards ordering new dual-fuelled vessels rather than LNG-ready ones.



Shipping industry’s CO2 footprint projected to grow despite efficiency gains

(Nov 19 2020)

An ageing fleet of ships and historically low levels of newbuild activity present significant challenges to the International Maritime Organization's goal of reducing overall CO2 emissions from the shipping industry.



Yemeni officials repeat warnings over Safer oil tanker

(Nov 19 2020)

Senior Yemeni officials warned, Iran-backed Houthi’s use of naval mines and bomb boats, and the group’s resistance to maintaining the Safer tanker are serious threatens to international maritime traffic and ecological life in the Red Sea.



EM&I to hold ‘live’ online demonstrations of their ‘NoMan’

(Nov 19 2020)

Remote surveys are quickly becoming the ‘new norm’ and EM&I have now extended this capability to ‘showcase’ new technology without the need to be there physically.



The Swedish Club and Hill Dickinson join to deliver sanctions advice

(Nov 19 2020)

The impact on a company of breaking sanctions, or even being perceived to have broken sanctions, is often severe and can put the company out of business, effectively shutting it out of the financial markets.



Maximise your online presence and boost your career prospects

(Nov 19 2020)

Join us at this Nautical Institute webinar 19:15 GMT on Tuesday, 24th November 2020.



Approach - 198nm South Cotonou

(Nov 19 2020)

Reporting indicates that the Marshall Islands flagged Chemical tanker VALLEY OAK was approached deep offshore Benin.



All crew on a Hong Kong-flagged oil tanker anchored off Sydney tested for coronavirus

(Nov 19 2020)

The crew of a Hong Kong-flagged oil tanker have been tested en masse for COVID-19 following a NSW Police operation to meet the ship.



Hijack - 40nm South Lomé

(Nov 19 2020)

MDAT GoG has received an update regarding the last position of the boarded MT. Local authorities continue to negotiate the release of vessel and crew.



Mounting piracy off Gulf of Guinea unsettles tanker owners

(Nov 19 2020)

The waters of the Gulf of Guinea off West Africa have seen piracy rise sharply in recent months, prompting oil tanker owners to rethink their options on a key transit route.




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