2024 April 14


Shanghai's ship exports see considerable growth in Jan-Feb

The volume and value of ship exports from Shanghai accounted for 15.9 percent and 20.6 percent, respectively


Stena Drilling secures 1-well firm programme with Energean for Stena Forth in Morocco

This will be the third vessel in the Stena Drilling fleet that Energean have contracted with the Stena DrillMAX and Stena IceMAX


GSBN: Lack of digital processes in shipping complicates decarbonization game

The study suggests that the absence of a universally adopted digital platform creates interoperability challenges, complicating efforts to reduce carbon emissions


Panama Canal expects return to normal transit capacity by 2025

The canal has seen an average of 27 transits per day so far this year

2024 April 13


Subsea7 awarded contract in the Gulf of Mexico

Subsea7’s Houston office will oversee project management and installation engineering, with offshore work scheduled to begin later this year


Shanghai Electric’s 'ZHI ZHEN 100' excels thorough offshore equipment test

The ship had to go through a series of other test like gangway compensation connection test, DC launching and recovery test, crane lifting test and smart ship test


WSC: Updated version released of “Prevention of Pest Contamination of Containers: Joint Industry Guidelines for the Cleaning of Containers”

Experience shows that the introduction of new pests can severely upset an existing ecosystem, with serious ecological consequences


Financiers and insurers ready to support electrification of the domestic harbour craft sector

From 2030, all new harbour craft in the Port of Singapore will have to be fully electric, be capable of using B100 biofuel, or be compatible with net zero fuels

2024 April 12


The first LNG bunkering operation performed at Klaipeda Port

There are plans to expand the LNG-powered vessel fleet to 6 in the near future


Nexans announces keel laying ceremony for the CLV vessel

This vessel will transport and lay various types of subsea cables, including cable bundles, as well as handle recovery and repair operations for Nexans Marine Operations AS in Norway


Arctia to map offshore wind farm area in Norway

Arctia is participating in the Mareano programme for the third time


SBM Offshore to construct and install FPSO Jaguar

Ownership will transfer to EMGL prior to the FPSO’s installation in Guyana, and SBM Offshore expects to operate the FPSO for 10 years


OOIL's revenue decreases by 9% in Q1 2024

The number of containers transported by the OOCL fleet increased by 3.4%


Wan Hai Lines holds ship naming ceremony for new vessels

WAN HAI 372 and WAN HAI 376 are two vessels in the series of 3,055 TEU containerships built by Japan Marine United Corporation ARIAKE Shipyard


Oil exports from Russia's Baltic ports set to rise 5% in April - Reuters

Oil loadings from Russia's Black Sea port of Novorossiisk will decline significantly in April to 2.32 million metric tons


MABUX: Bunker Outlook, Week 15, 2024.

The global bunker market to be dominated by irregular fluctuations with no clear trend in the coming week


PaxOcean Group starts construction of the first all-electric tug and supply boat

The CSA enters its third year with a continued commitment to build a next-generation coastal logistics ecosystem


MOL inaugurates the largest green hydrogen plant in Central and Eastern Europe

The plant will reduce carbon dioxide emissions of the Danube Refinery by 25 000 tonnes


NYK set to achieve world's first truck-to-ship fuel ammonia bunkering

Last December, JERA, Resonac, and NYK signed an agreement to jointly study the supply of fuel ammonia to ships

2024 April 11


INFODAS granted world’s first type approval for software-defined data diode

The use of the infodas SDoT Data Diode enables ships to achieve a higher cybersecurity classification notation


The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore receives 19 proposals to support early adopters of electric port vessels

9 financing and insurance proposals received to support transition to electric harbour craft


Japanese joint venture explores MAN B&W 60-bore ammonia engine for bulker

MITSUI E&S will build the engine in Japan


WTO forecasts rebound in global trade but warns of downside risks

The volume of world merchandise trade should increase by 2.6% in 2024 and 3.3% in 2025 after falling 1.2% in 2023