2021 September 24


Maersk invests in electrofuels startup company

The minority investment in Prometheus Fuels will support A.P. Moller - Maersk’s work to execute on the strategy to decarbonise marine operations


International conference “Inland waterways: strategic potential for growth” focused on INFUTURE project was held on September 20

The event gathered over 80 business and authority representatives from Russia, Balarus, Finaland, Germany and the Netherlands


Dredge spoil disposal system planned for fairway deepening project

The fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg needs to be deepened by around four metres and six kilometres of fairway need to be dredged


LAS Vice Admiral Kulakov went to the Atlantic

The large anti-submarine ship has completed the tasks according to the plan of a long-distance campaign in the Mediterranean Sea


Wärtsilä ensures optimal performance and minimal carbon footprint for world’s most environmentally friendly ferry

Built at the RMC shipyard in Finland, the Aurora Botnia is the most environmentally-friendly RoPax ferry in the world


Wan Hai Lines holds online ship naming ceremony for new vessels

WAN HAI 289 and WAN HAI 290 are the 6th and 7th vessels in a series of 2,038 TEU containerships built by China Shipbuilding Trading and Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard


Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard launched unmanned research ship Pioner-M

Pioner-M is intended for Sevastopol State University


Record mid-year cargo volumes through the Port of Vancouver in 2021

From January 1 to June 30, 2021, overall cargo volumes through Canada’s largest port reached a record high of 76.4 million metric tonnes


SCF Group wins sci-tech award for development in Arctic exploration

This year, the contest featured 63 projects from 53 organisations


Rolls-Royce and Overmarine continue cooperation with future-oriented mtu technologies

Rolls-Royce will continue to supply Overmarine with mtu Series 2000 engines for its Mangusta yacht family


Tallink Grupp secures another short-term charter deal for vessel Silja Europa

The vessel will provide accommodation during the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties


MPA, SSA and GCNS sign MoU to raise carbon accounting capabilities amongst maritime companies in Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, the Singapore Shipping Association, and the Global Compact Network Singapore signed MoU to jointly support the development of capabilities in carbon accounting amongst maritime companies in Singapore


MABUX: Global Bunker Market may continue firm upward trend on Sept 24

Global bunker prices may continue to gain today


Crude oil prices continue increasing

Oil prices rose by 0.04%-0.13%


Baltic Dry Index as of September 23

The Baltic Dry Index rose by 2%

2021 September 23


Maersk calls Jafza home for its first Warehousing & Distribution facility in the UAE

Maersk Kanoo UAE signed an agreement with DP World’s leading trade and logistics hub, Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) to set up its first Warehousing & Distribution facility in the UAE


GTT and Deltamarin receive AiP from American Bureau of Shipping for their new design applied for LNG fueled tanker

GTT and naval architecture and engineering firm Deltamarin received an Approval in Principle from the classification society American Bureau of Shipping for their new design applied for liquefied natural gas fueled tanker


LR grows fleet optimisation offering with GreenSteam acquisition

LR has acquired GreenSteam, a marine data intelligence company specialising in improving vessel efficiency through machine learning


The Port of Rotterdam Authority helps German DeltaPort to be a regional hydrogen hub

The two parties signed the declaration of intent earlier today. Other signatories included German companies Thyssengas, energy company Eon, cold store operator Nordfrost, and regional development company Kreis Wesel


Panama Canal joins to the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization

The Panama Canal and more than 150 other organizations across the maritime value chain sign an industry-led call for world leaders to commit to decarbonizing international shipping by 2050


Dry cargo vessel of RSD59 design, Alexander Ivanov, leaves for sea trials

The ship was ordered by State Transport Leasing Company with shipping company Astrol as a leaseholder


ABS grants AIP for next generation liquified CO2 carrier JDP designs

Liquefied CO2 carrier designs by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard and Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering have been granted AIP by ABS and the Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator


Synergy Group to take over Maersk Tankers’ technical management business

Under the agreement, Synergy Group will take over the entire technical management business of Maersk Tankers