ICS SUPPORTS THE ROLE OF IMO ON CO2 EMISSION REDUCTION

The shipping industry remains firmly behind the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as the architect of change when it comes to regulating shipping’s CO2 emissions, according to Peter Hinchliffe, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). While it is clearly in the interest of shipping to minimise its CO2 output by reducing fuel consumption, […]

Wärtsilä wins engine order for new containerships

Power solutions giant Wärtsilä will supply main engines for the first series of ‘Bangkok Max’ containerships, currently under construction at the Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in China, establishing Wärtsilä’s RT-flex engine technology as standard for this type of vessel. The ships, which will operate as feeder vessels in Asian waters, will be fitted with eight Wärtsilä […]

Dubai Maritime City doubles its operations

The Industrial District of Dubai Maritime City, the purpose-built enclosure for maritime-related businesses, is celebrating a two-fold increase in operations since last year, at the half year mark of 2011. This year, 318 vessel docking and undocking operations were carried out at the District by the end of June. The facility, which can accommodate 3000-tonne […]

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