IMO UPDATE: MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COMMITTEE – MEPC 79

The 79th session of the IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 79) was held from 12 to 16 December 2022. Highlights include the adoption of a...

CONSTRUCTION OF 2ND LNG CARRIER FOR QATARI PROJECT BEGINS IN CHINA

Chinese shipyard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group Co. has started construction of the second liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier ordered by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) as part of QatarEnergy’s...

MOL AND MITSUI GET GREEN LIGHT FOR LARGE AMMONIA-POWERED BULKER

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and compatriot trading and investment company Mitsui & Co. have received approval in principle (AiP) from ClassNK for the design...

VESON NAUTICAL DEMONSTRATES CONTINUED COMMITMENT TO CLOUD SECURITY

Veson Nautical, the leading provider of commercial maritime software and services, has obtained a SOC 2 Type II Report for the fourth year in a row and...

OPINION: RELEASING FUKUSHIMA’S RADIOACTIVE WATER IS THE BEST OPTION

Over ten years ago, a tsunami triggered a disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on Japan’s east coast. After the accident, large amounts of radioactivity...

FRENCH MR TANKER TO BE RETROFITTED WITH ROTOR SAILS

Interest continues to grow in the forms of wind power-assisted propulsion as an available technology to help shipping companies and shippers meet the challenges of improving their...

KOSHIPA RECOGNITION MARKS LR’S YEAR OF CELEBRATION IN REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Strong relationships at the fore as LR marks 60 years of operation and 50 years of working with Hyundai Heavy Industries Group since its formation in 1972

SCANDINAVIAN BIOGAS PARTNERS WITH FARMERS TO PRODUCE BIO-LNG FOR MARITIME SECTOR

Swedish biogas producer Scandinavian Biogas, in collaboration with local farmers, is building a large-scale biogas plant in Mönsterås in Kalmar County. The facility, with...

ALFA LAVAL LAUNCHES BIOFUEL-READY SEPARATORS

Swedish Alfa Laval has developed separators and separator upgrades that are optimized for biofuels, which are seeing an increase in demand as shipowners seek solutions to decarbonize...

VISION AI GOES UNDERWATER

Seattle-based MarineSitu builds multi-instrument platforms for long term underwater monitoring, and it now pairs AI analysis with its imaging hardware (MarineSitu) AI computer vision technology has been automating...

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