IRS completes prototype testing of ‘made in India’ containers

Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) has completed prototype testing of ocean shipping containers manufactured domestically, by Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR). This aligns with India’s plan to transform the maritime sector over the next 10 years and help ensure a consistent supply of containers while reducing the cost of trade. IRS had launched its […]

MacGregor wins new orders for RoRo equipment for Pure Car and Truck Carriers

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received two significant orders and one major order for comprehensive packages of RoRo equipment for a total of 15 Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC) vessels to be built at three shipyards in China and South Korea for three different ship owners. The orders, with a total value of nearly […]

SWS awarded by RINA first AiP of LNG/hydrogen fuelled VLCC

RINA has announced the Approval in Principle (AiP) of the first very large crude carrier (VLCC) vessel using an innovative propulsion arrangement that reduces the ship’s resistance by 5-10%. This result is achieved by splitting the thrust of a single large propeller into two smaller ones, thus reducing the required ballast draft for the full […]