Arsenio Dominguez Velasco confirmed as next IMO Secretary-General

Mr Arsenio Antonio Dominguez Velasco has been confirmed as the next Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The IMO Assembly unanimously approved (30 November) the decision of the Council at its 129th session (C129) to appoint him to the role. Mr Dominguez Velasco will take up the office of Secretary-General on 1 January 2024 […]

The Maritime Technologies Forum expands with addition of Singapore’s MPA

The Maritime Technologies Forum (MTF), whose founding members include ABS, DNV, Lloyd’s Register, ClassNK, Japan’s Maritime Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, the Norwegian Maritime Authority and the U.K.’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency, have welcomed the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) as an associate member, further strengthening MTF’s collaborative approach to […]

CMB.TECH and Boeckmans to build four hydrogen-powered 5,000dwt general cargo vessels

CMB.TECH and Boeckmans are pleased to announce their collaboration that will accelerate the decarbonisation of the maritime industry: the development of four future-proof hydrogen-powered 5.000dwt general cargo vessels with significantly reduced greenhouse emissions. The first vessel is expected to be delivered in the second half of 2025. The vessels will be built at the Dung […]

AZANE Fuel Solutions launches ammonia bunker vessel design

Azane Fuel Solutions, the Norwegian company developing the world’s first ammonia bunkering terminal, and Amogy Inc, the provider of ammonia-to-power technology, announced at this week’s Argus Clean Ammonia Europe Conference that they have signed an MoU to explore the technical and commercial feasibility of using Amogy´s ammonia-to-power system on board an Azane developed bunker vessel […]

Environmental threat of the transport of plastic pellets: TT Club

With the ever-increasing focus on care for the marine environment greater attention must be afforded to the particular risks associated with the transport of microplastic pellets. Commonly referred to as ‘nurdles’ these are the building blocks used in the production of most plastic products. Concerns about the universal use of secure packaging, as well as […]