LNG powered container ships make headway

Last year saw the delivery of Isla Bella, the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered container ship, to TOTE Maritime by General Dynamics NASSCO. The […]

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Sale of Sovcomflot: Privatisation in Action

The largest shipping company in Russia “Sovkomflot” (100% of shares belongs to the state) is fundamentally ready for privatisation, said transport Minister Maxim Sokolov. “The shipping […]

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European seafarers and shipowners oppose the sentencing of Captain Mangouras

The European Social Partners in Maritime Transport – ETF and ECSA – are extremely concerned about the recent Court decision in the Prestige case as it […]

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European shipowners invite Commission to acknowledge emerging sustainable shipping practices in India

Ship recycling practices in Alang, India, are gradually improving. The European Commission should acknowledge this positive development under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation. Adopting an overly […]

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Europe generates solid LNG demand

Europe’s net LNG imports surged in 2015, climbing 15.8 per cent on-year to reach 37.6 million tonnes (mt), due to a combination of increased regional demand […]

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IMO takes further action on climate change

Organization agrees mandatory system for collecting ships’ fuel consumption data The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved mandatory requirements […]

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Βολές για τα τέλη ελλιμενισμού στο αγκυροβόλιο της Ελευσίνας

ΕΕΚΦΝ: Η Ένωση ζητεί μείωση των τιμολογίων ώστε να μη φεύγουν τα ελληνικά πλοία στο εξωτερικό Βολές κατά των συναρμόδιων υπουργείων Οικονομικών και Ναυτιλίας και Νησιωτικής […]

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European shipowners are pleased: IMO continues its course on CO2 reduction of shipping

European shipowners welcome the significant progress made this week at the 69th session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). The basic features of a […]

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Member States are called upon to create a Short Sea Shipping friendly framework

European shipowners hope that the momentum created by the Dutch Presidency’s High Level Event on Short Sea Shipping held in Amsterdam last February will result in […]

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La Naval work underway on Balearia dual-fuel ferry

La Naval shipyard is making good progress in its design of the innovative dual-fuel LNG ferry ordered by Balearia – and has overcome the challenge of […]

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