Narrow river flood scheme tests 250t jack-up’s manoeuvrability

Red7Marine, is currently supporting BAM Nuttall on the UK’s River Hull to maintain and improve the flood defences in the area as part of an on-going contract with the Environment Agency.

3,500 tonnes of decommissioning lifts required barges, pontoons and a multicat

Ocean Kinetics has now safely removed all of the remaining structure of the Buchan Alpha oil platform from the water – some 3,500 tonnes of material – from Dales Voe in Shetland.

The diesel outboard you may not have heard about

A British company is currently running prototypes of its 50hp diesel outboard that brings a new competitor to this section of the outboard market writes Dag Pike.

Baltic Index Dips To Near One-Month Low On Waning Capesize, Panamax Rates

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index dropped to its lowest in nearly one month on Tuesday, hit by declining rates for capesize and panamax vessels. The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities...

Stunning comeback to Q2 agricultural exports nearly triple freight rates

As agricultural dry bulk commodities exports took a dive in the first quarter of this year and painted a gloomy picture for Panamax and Handymax freight rates, a stunning second quarter comeback have nearly tripled freight rates. While total...

LR and Methanol Institute launch guidance on methanol bunkering

New Technical Reference document will help shipowners, ports and bunker suppliers understand processes and procedures for the safe use of methanol as a marine fuel. As stakeholders across the maritime industry assess future fuel options in support of the...

New collaboration between academia and industry partners defines sustainability criteria for marine fuels

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) and Copenhagen Business School (CBS) Maritime today announce a new partnership under the Green Shipping Project. Bringing clarity to the sustainability issues surrounding the alternative fuels under consideration for shipping’s decarbonisation, the collaboration focuses...

World’s First Small-scale CO2 Capture Plant on Vessel~“CC-Ocean” (Carbon Capture on the Ocean) Project

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) announces it will deploy a small-scale, marine-use demonstration plant for CO2 capture onboard a vessel and conduct research and development on compact facility design, in collaboration with project partners Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd....

New global structure across Hamburg Süd and Maersk for increased customer proximity

In order to boost its customer proximity and deliver more effectively to customers, Hamburg Süd will optimize its organizational structure by the end of the third quarter. In the company’s regions, the organizational and geographical area structure will be...

Portugal keeps on investing on its flag

The ship registry of Madeira (MAR) and the government of the Portuguese Republic get closer together, for improvement of responsibilities and administrative processes – as well as to adopting the mortgage legislation to international standards. By the recent update...