2021 December 4


MOL and Flotation Energy to explore offshore floating wind in Japan

The agreement is based on the 2GW portfolio of offshore floating wind projects being developed by Flotation Energy


Sembcorp Marine's LMG Marin to design world’s first zero-emission fuel tanker

Sembcorp Marine’s strategic investment in technologies and innovation underpin latest project win to design world’s first green ammonia-fuelled tanker


USCG, royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force sign MOU

The MOU recognizes the collaborative benefits of search and rescue between the RTCIPF and Coast Guard


The Hurtigruten terminal has been renamed Jektevik terminal

The Port of Bergen changes the name of the Hurtigruten terminal, to the Jekteviken terminal


Port of Rotterdam Authority embarks on partnerships with three promising maritime companies

Together with 7 other start-ups and scale-ups, these companies were put through the PortXL programme

2021 December 3


Hydrographic Company set to establish Center of Engineering and Technical Expertise

Hydrographic Company is to present the Center in January 2022


ABP Humber complete oil spill incident management exercise

ABP’s Marine Response Centre was activated to deal with the notification that approximately 5-10mt of gasoil had leaked into the area, as a result of a barge suffering from a split hose


Wärtsilä OPTI-DP Engagement Tool supporting the marine industry to configure optimised propulsion arrangements for DP vessels

Wärtsilä has introduced its latest development based on the applied Computational Fluid Dynamics modelling to enable the accurate and speedy configuration of thrusters and other propulsion systems


Ocean Network Express conducts a joint crisis management drill with Seaspan Corporation

Ocean Network Express and Seaspan Corporation conducted a joint crisis management drill based on a simulated scenario of ONE’s chartered vessel involved in a collision incident


Transport Strategy of Russia until 2030 with forecast until 2035 published on official portal

The document is available in Russian on IAA PortNews website


MSC adds Hamburg to its feeder service „Baltic Loop 3“

MSC integrated Hamburg port into their feeder service operating between Great Britain and several Baltic Sea ports


Vyborg Shipyard launches KMT01 trawler named Kara Sea

A series of four KMT01 trawlers for Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet is to be completed with this ship


South African minister visits Port of Rotterdam to discuss hydrogen exports

The South African minister for International Relations and Cooperation, has visited the port of Rotterdam to discuss the export of hydrogen from South Africa to Rotterdam


PD Ports contracts Konecranes to convert four RTGs to electric

The £1.2million conversion project will mean that 70% of PD Ports’ RTG fleet runs on electric


Four Jones Act CTVs built to ABS Class to support U.S. offshore wind development

Four crew transfer vessels are to be built to ABS Class by Blount Boats for American Offshore Services to serve wind farms on the U.S. East Coast


ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD team-up to verify design with modeling and simulation

ABS, NYK, MTI and WinGD have launched a modeling and simulation project to evaluate the impact of new technologies on a Pure Car and Truck Carrier design


Jurong Port joins the Castor Initiative

The Castor Initiative – the multinational coalition consisting of MISC, LR, SHI, MAN, MPA and Yara welcomes a new partner – Jurong Port


ABS awards sustainability notations to two Harvey Gulf vessels

A pair of Harvey Gulf International Marine Offshore Support vessels have been awarded the ABS SUSTAIN 1 Notation


Kapitan Dranitsyn and Admiral Makarov icebreakers reinforced icebreaker group on NSR

Apart from nuclear-powered icebreakers, four ships of Rosmorport provide icebreaker support on the Northern Sea Route


Royal IHC delivers key components for “R.B. Weeks” to Weeks Marine

The R.B. WEEKS will be equipped with Royal IHC designed and built equipment, including the complete and highly efficient dredging installation, dredging automation and instrumentation, propulsion and main electrical system


Icebreaker assistance season begins in White Sea waters

Seaport of Arkhangelsk is traditionally the first of Russia's 15 freezing seaports to begin icebreaker assistance


Sailing practice of 2021 on Mir sailing ship successfully completed

In total, 325 cadets successfully completed sailing practice on the ship


NCSP Group's consolidated revenue for 9M’2021 rose by 9.3%

The growth is attributed to an increase in containers, ferrous metals, oil products and chemical cargo