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Navigator Gas awarded DNV AiP for new ammonia fuelled gas carrier design

(Sep 21 2021)

Navigator Gas has been awarded a new Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia fuelled gas carrier design from classification society DNV.



Svanehøj acquires Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems

(Sep 21 2021)

With its second acquisition in less than a year, Svanehøj expands its OEM activities and adds new skills to its rapidly growing service department for gas tankers.



ABS and DSME to develop very large liquefied CO2 carrier

(Sep 21 2021)

ABS and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) are to jointly develop designs for a 70,000 CBM very large, liquefied CO2 (LCO2) carrier.



ABS study suggests dual-fuel newbuilds decarbonization advantage over conversion

(Sep 21 2021)

A new-build, dual-fuel gas carrier vessel generates lower CO2 emissions over the course of its operational life than an existing gas carrier converted to dual-fuel operations.



New study reveals vessels using Jotun HPS reported 20% lower carbon intensity

(Sep 21 2021)

New Jotun study based on European Union Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) data has revealed vessels using Jotun Hull Performance Solutions reported a 20% lower carbon intensity in operations.



Poten's Weekly Opinion: All Roads Lead To China

(Sep 21 2021)

Tanker owners can no longer take Chinese growth for granted.



How BSM manages vessel performance

(Sep 21 2021)

Managing vessel performance for a large fleet involves developing the right management systems, not just getting an understanding of individual vessels. We spoke to Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) about it.



Advice about drug smuggling on ships

(Sep 21 2021)

There have been a number of cases of drug smugglers concealing drugs on merchant vessels, leading to difficulties to seafarers. Security consultancy Dryad Global shares their advice.



ABS – advice on operating ballast water systems

(Jul 27 2021)

William Burroughs, Senior Principal Engineer, ABS, gives some new advice on operating ballast water systems, including regulatory extensions, challenges with shipyards, where vessel operators have most problems, training recommendations, and preparat...



Coming soon – ballast efficacy tests

(Jul 27 2021)

New ballast water management systems will need to be subjected to “biological efficiacy tests” – basically, checking that they actually work – in addition to using type approved systems, under legislation coming into force over coming years.



Strike continues at Libyan port as tanker diverts

(Feb 11 2021)

A tanker has been forced to divert from Libya's Marsa el-Hariga terminal, where strike action among guards has prevented crude from being exported for two weeks.



Wärtsilä and SAACKE sign strategic partnership to expand their marine solution offerings

(Feb 04 2021)

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a strategic partnership agreement with SAACKE, the Germany based global supplier of marine firing plants for seagoing vessels, offshore plants and LNG tankers.



US imports no Saudi crude oil for first time in 35 years

(Jan 07 2021)

The U.S. didn’t import any Saudi crude the week of Dec. 28 for the first time in 35 years, a reversal from just months ago when the Kingdom threatened to upend the American energy industry by unleashing a tsunami of exports into a market decimated by...



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.



Ecochlor - deadline for comment for US discharge rules Nov 25

(Nov 11 2020)

Tanker operators may consider providing online comment to the US proposed new "VIDA" discharge rules - deadline is Nov 25 - says Ecochlor




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