Alfa Laval launches PureBilge Compact for smaller vessels

Alfa Laval announces the launch of PureBilge Compact, a compact version of the oily water separator PureBilge, to extend a remarkable opportunity to small vessel segments to achieve compliance with bilge water treatment regulations. The PureBilge Compact is designed with a focus on reducing footprint, providing easy installation and lowering the operating cost of the […]

BSM develops technical tools required to ensure smooth transition to EU ETS

With inclusion of the maritime sector into the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) ‘done and dusted’ and to be introduced from 2024, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) is developing solutions to support its customers to navigate the complexity of the upcoming requirements. “BSM has been focusing on the EU Emissions Trading System for some time because […]

Port of Rotterdam reflects on changed traffic flows in ‘extraordinary year’ 2022

The Port of Rotterdam reports that its although its overall throughput volumes remained virtually unchanged last year at 467.4m tonnes (-0.3%), there were “unprecedented changes” in goods flows in 2022. Container throughput fell by 5.5% in TEU (-9.6% in tonnes), mainly because container traffic to and from Russia came to a virtual standstill after the […]

CMA CGM to reshuffle its West Africa services

Seeking to provide a reliable and best quality of service, CMA CGM has announced a reshuffle of its West Africa services. While its EURAF 3 service will be ended, its WAZZAN service will deploy a full fleet of 1,700 TEU feeders; a dedicated Central Range Feeder will serve Monrovia, San Pedro and Takoradi via Abidjan […]

New KR GEARs enables easier and faster CII rating prediction

Korean Register’s newly upgraded GHG Emission Authentic Reporting system (KR GEARs) enables maritime stakeholders to more easily ensure compliance with greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations in a shorter period. Launched by Korean Register in 2019, KR GEARs has been supporting shipping companies and operators to efficiently manage their fleet’s GHG emissions data and remain compliant with […]

American Club experiences encouraging 2023 P&I renewal

The American Club has reported encouraging year-on-year growth in premium and tonnage over the recent renewal period. Increases in both metrics were experienced across all of the Club’s insurance lines, strengthening its position for 2023 and beyond. Premium income for the Club’s Class I (mutual P&I) entries was 17% greater than a year earlier, with […]