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Tue, 23 Apr 2024 10:52:30 Z

At Least Five People Drown Trying to Cross English Channel

At least five people, including a child, died in an attempt to cross the English Channel from France, hours after Britain passed a bill to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda to try to deter the dangerous crossings.The deaths of one child, a woman…

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Tue, 23 Apr 2024 08:40:05 Z

Carras Secures ABS' First Biofuel Notation for Aquataurus Bulk Carrier

Greek shipping company Carras (Hellas) has received the ABS Biofuel-1 notation for its Aquataurus ultramax bulk carrier, the first vessel in the world to qualify.The notation is assigned to vessels that use a biofuel blend of up to and including…

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Tue, 23 Apr 2024 08:20:36 Z

Damen Launches ‘Green’ Ship Dismantling Pilot

Damen Shipyards Group has launched a pilot project in which a small tug will be dismantled in a circular way and fully in line with the EU regulations.The project will serve as a trial, after which this approach of ‘green’ ship dismantling and recycling will be made available commercially…

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Tue, 23 Apr 2024 04:23:10 Z

Lhyfe Launches First Marketplace for Green Hydrogen

Green hydrogen producer Lhyfe has launched the first Green Hydrogen Marketplace, on its online portal Lhyfe Heroes.Since 2017, Lhyfe has been working to accelerate decarbonization through major innovations such as the world’s first industrial…

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Tue, 23 Apr 2024 04:13:49 Z

Brunvoll Propulsion Systems Chosen for Torghatten Nord’s Hydrogen Ferries

Brunvoll has been contracted to deliver the propulsion, maneuvering and autonomy systems for two hydrogen powered ferries for Torghatten Nord AS.The ferries will operate the harsh route to and from Lofoten in Norway, the Bodø-Verøy-Røst-Moskenes route.

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Tue, 23 Apr 2024 04:05:08 Z

EST-Floattech to Supply Battery System for Electric Pusherboat

EST-Floattech has been selected by KOTUG International to provide its containerized energy storage solution with Octopus Series energy modules for the E-Pusher 1 (Type M), the world’s first fully electric pusherboat operated by Cargill.The vessel was built by Padmos…

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Tue, 23 Apr 2024 03:47:09 Z

Mercy Ships to Build Another Hospital Ship

The MSC Foundation, the MSC Group and Mercy Ships International have joined forces to build a new hospital ship.On 8 April, the chairman of MSC Group and MSC Foundation, Capt. Gianluigi Aponte, MSC Group President and Member of the MSC Foundation Board…

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Tue, 23 Apr 2024 03:25:05 Z

Rear Admiral Peter Brady Retires from Maritime Authority of Jamaica

Maritime Authority of Jamaica’s Director General, Rear Admiral (ret’d) Peter Brady, has retired, with the position being accepted by Bertrand Smith, formerly the MAJ’s Director of Legal Affairs.Brady has served in this role since the Maritime Authority’s inception in 1999.As Director General…

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Tue, 23 Apr 2024 03:08:52 Z

As Shale Oil Gains Slow, Deepwater Port Struggles for Customers

As U.S. shale oil boomed last decade, an oil pipeline company pitched an ambitious multi-billion-dollar export port off the Texas coast to ship domestic crude to buyers in Europe and Asia.In April, Enterprise Products Partners' SPOT became the first project to receive a license from the U.S.

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Tue, 23 Apr 2024 02:37:54 Z

Belships Expands Its Newbuild Program

Belships announced has expanded its newbuild program with two new 64,000 dwt Ultramax bulk carriers scheduled for delivery in 2028.The Norwegian-based company now has a total of 10 newbuilds under construction at Japanese shipyards with delivery between 2024 and 2028.

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