2024 February 29


Gentari partners with SEDC Energy for Sarawak H2 hub

The planned global-scale H2 production hub in Bintulu is intended to serve as the sole supplier of green H2 for downstream facilities in the Bintulu division area


Port of Tanjung Pelepas inks purchase agreement for 6 ULCV quay cranes

These cranes are expected to contribute to a 45% emissions reduction by 2030


BV research confirms central role of operational and energy efficiency in meeting shipping’s 2050 carbon budget

The research highlights the cumulative impact of immediate actions in keeping shipping within its GHG emissions “budget” to 2050


President Vladimir Putin encourages foreign companies to actively use the opportunities of the NSR

The Arctic shipping lane provides year-round navigation


MABUX: Bunker Weekly Outlook, Week 09, 2024

No drastic changes in the bunker indices are expected for the upcoming week


President Putin calls for upgrading the country’s inland waterways core infrastructure

This will create additional economic effects in the fields of industry, tourism and regional development


The Bollore Group and the CMA CGM Group announce the successful sale of Bollore Logistics to CMA CGM

The purchase price is 4.850 billion euros


CMA CGM resumes operations in the Red Sea

The situation is being closely assessed for each vessel before each transit


TotalEnergies to supply Sembcorp with 0.8 Mtpa of LNG for 16 years

This new agreement adds to the companies’ current SPA, which runs until 2029


MOL and Idemitsu Kosan to launch demonstration test of recycling used plastics generated aboard VLCC

The demonstration test will be conducted on the VLCC Suzukasan chartered by the Idemitsu Tanker


Six Arctic expeditions on the 50 Let Pobedy nuclear icebreaker planned for 2024

More than 54 000 cruise passengers have visited specially protected natural areas


NYK Group acquires UK-based delivery platform business for e-commerce operators

The acquisition aims to add a new platform service to the NYK Group’s logistics business


President Vladimir Putin: Russia intends to build effective logistics corridors with friendly countries

The Russian Federation also plans to work on creating a system of financial settlements with partners


TECO 2030 and Umoe Mandal receives preliminary approval for high-speed vessel design

3D render of the high-speed passenger vessel, designed by Umoe Mandal and powered by TECO 2030


ClassNK has awarded AiP for the design of a multi-functional floating offshore windfarm support vessel

The installation of floating offshore wind turbines requires mooring works by vessels


Port Houston container volumes up 4% to 332,961 TEUs in Jan 2024

Container imports increased by 3% in January to 154,493 TEUs


Swedbank adopts Poseidon Principles for carbon footprint reporting of shipping portfolio

The Poseidon Principles provide a standardised methodology for data collection and reporting of emissions from banks’ shipping portfolios


Authorities give Conoco Phillips permission to launch Eldfisk nord in the North Sea

The resource potential is projected to be 50-90 million barrels of oil


LNG dual-fuel BYD Explorer No.1 visits Bremerhaven for the first time

The 7,000 CEU vessel embarked on its maiden voyage from the Port of Shenzhen in mid-January


DeepOcean to inspect pipelines for Equinor

DeepOcean’s scope of work includes pipeline inspections, seabed mapping, and ad-hoc pipeline survey and light construction work

2024 February 28


Fratelli Cosulich takes delivery of second LNG bunkering vessel

This 5,300 dwt vessel can carry 8,200 cubic meters of LNG and 500 m3 of MGO


Idemitsu, Mitsubishi and Proman join forces to develop a clean ammonia project in the United States

The Project targets to produce approximately 1.2 million tons of ultra-low carbon clean ammonia per year by FY2030


CULines and IAL to launch a new South China – Vietnam – Thailand service SCT2 in March

The upcoming ‘SCT2/SVT ’ will turn in two weeks using two ships of about 1,800 TEU