Incoming IMO Secretary-General sets his agenda for maritime

New IMO Secretary-General Arsenio Dominguez, who took over the position from Kitack Lim last month, has shared the Organization’s plans and focus areas for the next four years, with the aim of ensuring safer, more secure and environmentally friendly shipping. Speaking at a press conference at IMO Headquarters in London late last week, Mr. Dominguez […]

Evergreen Marine and X-Press Feeders sign MOA for launch of green shipping routes in Europe

Global container shipping line Evergreen Marine Corporation (Evergreen) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with X-Press Feeders, the world’s largest independent common carrier, to place its containers on X-Press Feeders’ new dual fuel green methanol vessels. X-Press Feeders is planning to run these vessels on green methanol and operate them within Europe. As one […]

Ulsan Port sets world ‘first’ in supply of sustainable marine fuel

South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and Ulsan Port Authority have announced a world first with the successful completion of ship-to-ship (STS) green methanol supply to a very large container ship, the 16,000 TEU Ane Maersk (pictured), at Ulsan Port, South Korea. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries had previously established ‘Guidelines for Approval […]

Port of Rotterdam Authority appoints Boudewijn Siemons as CEO

Boudewijn Siemons (59) has been appointed CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority effective 1 February 2024. He succeeds Allard Castelein, who took leave of the Port Authority last summer. Since then, Siemons has served as CEO on an interim basis in addition to his position as COO. The Executive Board of the Port Authority […]

Sea Forrest secures RINA type approval certificate for its innovative SEAGEN marine lithium-ion battery system

Sea Forrest, a leading provider of specialist marine electric propulsion and energy management solutions has been awarded a type approval certificate by RINA for its groundbreaking marine lithium-ion battery system, jointly developed with GenPlus Pte Ltd. The SEAGEN Marine Battery System GP-VESS-110, a robust 110kWh lithium-ion battery system, signifies a remarkable leap forward in eco-friendly […]

NatPower brings industry experts together to cut maritime emissions

Ship operators, ports and cargo owners around the world can now revolutionise their journey to Net Zero through NatPower and its groundbreaking clean Energy-as-a-Service model. NatPower is a trailblazing independent clean energy enabler with a mission to cut emissions drastically across the global maritime sector. Their aim is to remove a critical bottleneck – the […]

GLO Marine forms strategic partnership with VMS GROUP DENMARK for complex vessel retrofits

In a strategic move toward advancing sustainable maritime practices, GLO Marine proudly announces a strategic partnership with VMS GROUP DENMARK. This collaboration is the natural step forward in a longstanding, fruitful relationship based on successful projects already delivered together, a testament to shared values and a commitment to supporting the maritime industry on its road […]

ONE launches trial shipments of world’s first dual-temperature refrigerated container with Controlled Atmosphere function

Ocean Network Express (ONE) is pleased to announce the launch of the world’s first dual-temperature refrigerated container trial equipped with Controlled Atmosphere (CA) functions in collaboration with Pan Pacific International Holdings Inc. (PPIH) and NAX Japan. It is the world’s first use of marine transportation of the dual-temperature refrigerated container equipped with CA functions that […]