NAVTOR and Voyager Worldwide to merge in landmark industry combination

Maritime technology specialists NAVTOR and Voyager Worldwide have agreed to merge in a landmark industry combination. The combined business will deliver products and solutions to approximately 18,000 vessels globally. The transaction is expected to close by December 2023. “This is perhaps the biggest day in NAVTOR’s history, and a major development for the maritime technology […]

HFW advises on shipping industry’s first sustainable fund launch

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW advised on the launch of the shipping industry’s first sustainable fund. The fund, named Low Emission Methanol Shipping Company (LEMSCO), was launched by maritime investment advisor ProMarine AG with an initial portfolio of four methanol-fuelled MR tankers, which were acquired from Proman and Stena Bulk. It is backed by equity […]

ONE’s workshop on loss prevention paves the way for enhanced collaboration

Ocean Network Express (ONE) reports the success of its first interactive loss prevention workshop, held at ONE’s headquarters in Singapore this week (7 November). The workshop brought together representatives from Protection and Indemnity (P&I) clubs — NorthStandard Club, UK P&I Club, Steamship Mutual — as well as ONE’s insurance provider, TM Claims Service Asia, and […]

Vale to install Anemoi Rotor Sails on world’s largest ore carrier

Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A. has announced that it is to install five Rotor Sails from Anemoi Marine Technologies Ltd, one of the world’s leading suppliers of wind-assisted propulsion technology for commercial vessels, onboard a 400,000 dwt Valemax, the world’s largest ore carrier. The vessel is owned by Omani shipowner Asyad. The agreement between Vale […]

Gibdock extends sustainability skillset to include graphene-based fouling release coatings

Gibraltar yard Gibdock recently hosted the Vulica Shipping Company-owned bulk carrier Donald M James for a 30-day project which brought a first opportunity to work with a new type of coating from GIT Coatings (Graphite Innovation & Technologies Inc) integrating highly durab;e graphene. The 229m length ship entered Gibdock’s No.1 Dock for extensive works, including […]

THB Verhoef signs distributor agreement for newly launched Auramarine Fuel Economiser

Auramarine, leading provider of fuel supply systems for the marine, power and process industries, has announced a representative agreement with the Dutch company THB Verhoef. The agreement will see THB Verhoef become an official sales agent and distributor for the Benelux region and Greece, selling and promoting Auramarine’s newly launched Auramarine Fuel Economiser (AFE) solution, […]

Port Houston adopts PortXchange EmissionInsider to speed decarbonisation effort

Port Houston, known for its ambitious environmental goals and its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, has chosen PortXchange’s award-winning solution, EmissionInsider, to advance its green initiatives, becoming the first port in the US to do so. EmissionInsider, a flexible and adaptable solution from PortXchange, streamlines the collection of emission data, ensuring compliance with […]

Titan expands LNG bunker supply capacity in Europe with new vessel

LNG bunker vessel ‘Alice Cosulich’ has set sail for Europe from Qidong, China. The Fratelli Cosulich-owned, 8,200Cbm capacity vessel is on a long-term time charter agreement to Titan, the independent supplier of clean fuels. Alice Cosulich will be operational in Europe from early December 2023 and will be immediately busy facilitating supply. The bunkering vessel […]

Nor-Shipping 2025 already 70% sold out as industry looks to build on success of 2023

It may be over a year and a half away, but exhibition space at Nor-Shipping 2025 is already in short supply. According to organisers, around 70% of the Lillestrøm exhibition has been booked, with ongoing enquiries for the remaining booths spread across Nor-Shipping’s five halls. It’s a testimony, says Nor-Shipping Director Sidsel Norvik, to the […]