Louis Dreyfus Armateurs equips vessel with three bound4blue’s suction sails

The collaboration between bound4blue and LDA emerged more than three years ago, due to the constant search by the French shipowner to optimize its operations and its costs and, above all, reduce the carbon footprint of its fleet. Both companies worked together during 2020 on a preliminary project to assess the viability of the installation […]

ClassNK issues AiP for liquefied CO2 carriers developed by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding and NYK

Classification society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle for liquefied CO2 (LCO2) carriers developed by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co, a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line). Carbon dioxide capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is attracting global attention as an effective mean for realizing a carbon-neutral society. It […]

bMC boosts its naval architecture capacity with the hire of Jacek Jażdżejewski

Global marine consultancy, brand MARINE CONSULTANTS (bMC), has boosted its naval architecture and marine engineering business with the hire of industry specialist Jacek Jażdżejewski (pictured). Naval Architect Jacek has been well known to the bMC team for a number of years having previously worked for a joint venture partner. He joins bMC as Head of […]

New data shows future-fuel demand for shipping industry equal to entire current global production of renewables

New data released today has revealed how the global shipping industry will require the equivalent of the world’s entire current renewable energy demand in order to replace fossil fuel use. ‘Fuelling the Fourth Propulsion Revolution’, authored by Professor Dr. Stefan Ulreich from Germany’s University of Applied Sciences, and commissioned by the International Chamber of Shipping, […]

ioCurrents and Rose Point partnership benefits US maritime industry

Data analytics specialist ioCurrents and Rose Point, a leading provider of navigation solutions for ships operating in US inland waterways, have formed a strategic partnership to help mariners plan and navigate safely and efficiently. Combining ioCurrents’ data analytics insights on fuel consumption and Rose Point’s marine navigation software, gives professional mariners and fleet operators a […]

Global shipping community updates Maritime Labour Convention to reflect lessons of pandemic

The UN International Labour Organization (ILO) tripartite of shipowners, governments, and transport workers unions have agreed to new measures to strengthen the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), based on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. At the ILO meeting that took place between May 2 – 13 in Geneva, Switzerland, delegates agreed to implement amendments on: […]

Strategic Marine places milestone order for 50 Caterpillar engines

Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd has signed a deal with PT Trakindo Utama Singapore Branch, an authorised Caterpillar dealer for 50 of its C32 ACERT IMO III engines, amid severe disruptions to the supply of this critical shipbuilding key equipment given the pandemic which has caused disruptions to global logistics and supply chain bottlenecks. The […]