UKRAINE NEWS: Reed Smith issues further legal warning on risk of Russia trade

Global law firm Reed Smith has commented on the latest situation regarding sanctions in the wake of the Ukraine conflict and on the Department for Transport’s guidance on the banning of ships with Russian connections from UK ports. It warns that “any shipping company involved in Russian-UK trade now faces significant challenges” and “potential reputational […]

Norsepower to install tilting Rotor Sails on world’s largest short sea Ro-Ro vessel

Auxiliary wind propulsion system provider Norsepower Oy Ltd has announced an agreement with Luxembourg-based CLdN to install two tilting Rotor Sails onboard a 2018-built Ro-Ro vessel. Preparations are currently taking place with the installation anticipated to be completed by December 2022. The MV Delphine, a vessel with a cargo capacity of close to 8,000 lane […]

PIL orders WinGD LNG dual-fuel engines for ammonia-ready container vessels

Swiss engine designer WinGD has confirmed an X-DF2.0 order for LNG dual-fuel, ammonia-ready vessels. Four 14,000 TEU container ships for Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL), being built at the Jiangnan shipyard in China, will feature state-of-the-art WinGD X92DF-2.0 dual-fuel engines capable of operating on both gas and liquid fuels. Signaling a clear commitment to the […]