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Cargill looks to use wind to cut carbon in shipping

Cargill, one of the world’s biggest charterers of ships, is working with technology partners to fit sails on vessels in its fleet to cut carbon emissions through harnessing wind power, the U.S. agribusiness group said on Wednesday. About 90%...

Baltic index down on lower capesize rates

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, fell on Wednesday, pulled down by decreasing rates of capesize vessels. The Baltic index fell 29 points, or 2.1%, to 1,384. The capesize index...

SCF time charters three icebreaking LNG carriers to Arctic LNG 2 project

SCF Group (SCF) and Arctic LNG 2, the operator of the Arctic LNG 2 project, concluded 30-year time charter agreements for three new icebreaking LNG carriers (cargo capacity of 172,410 cbm, ice class Arc7). These vessels were ordered by...

Hydrographic survey Cheetah is survey ready

Cheetah Marine International Limited has completed its second hydrographic survey Cheetah for a Chinese Hydropower engineering company.

Boluda extends its presence in Zeebrugge

Boluda Towage Europe and Port of Zeebrugge have extended their towage agreement and added a sustainability boost for shiphandling services in the port.

Autonomous tug sailing a step closer

Kotug International, Rotortug and tech start-up Captain AI have demonstrated the first autonomous optimal route sailing using the training Rotortug ‘RT Borkum’.

Small jobs important says NPorts

Germany’s Niedersachsen Ports (NPorts) has completed two small quay renovations while stressing the importance of such maintenance projects for port futures, reports Tom Todd.

Baltic index retreats on lower capesize rates

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, fell on Wednesday, pulled down by decreasing rates of capesize vessels. The Baltic index fell 29 points, or 2.1%, to 1,384. The capesize...

500 days since last VLCC demolition sale

On Monday 2 November – it will be 500 days since the last VLCC left active service when it went on its final journey from Jeddah to Bangladesh for dismantling. Strong crude oil tanker market earnings from August 2019...

Cargill And Bar Technologies Combine World-Class Yacht Racing Design And Technology Using Wind Propulsion...

Cargill and BAR Technologies have embarked on a strategic project with naval architect Deltamarin to bring cutting edge wind propulsion technology to commercial shipping. The project will see BAR Technologies’ WindWings – large, solid wing sails that measure up...