NEWS AND VIEWS FROM SHIPPINGINSIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS – WEEK OF MAY 15

Kongsberg, Yara to build first fully electric and autonomous ship

art1May 9, 2017 — (KONGSBERG, Norway) — The vessel Yara Birkeland will be the world’s first fully electric and autonomous containership, with zero emissions. Operation is planned to start in the latter half of 2018, shipping products from Yara’s Porsgrunn production plant to Brevik and Larvik in Norway. Continue Reading…

professional-mariner-logoWays to Boost Energy Efficiency

art2May 14, 2017 — Widely used so-called energy efficiency indices and KPIs measure CO2 emissions, and there is indeed a connection between energy and emissions, but the distinction should be made clear.
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The Maritime ExecutiveNorth P&I Club stresses importance of internet in crew retention

art3May 9, 2017 — North P&I Club in the UK is encouraging its shipowner members to consider the importance of internet access on their ships to ensure they continue to attract, recruit and retain high quality crews, as part of a campaign by North to help its members get the ‘right crew’ that is highlighted in the club’s Signals newsletter. Continue Reading…

DigitalShipBaltic Index Gains On Firmer Capesize Rates

art4May 11, 2017 — The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, inched higher on Thursday helped by stronger rates for capesize vessels. Continue Reading…

MarineLinkKeppel AmFELS to build LNG fueled Pasha containerships

art5May 11, 2017 — Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii today announced that it has selected the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, TX, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), to build two new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled containerships, with the option to order two additional vessels. Continue Reading…

MarineLogPartners Aim to Encourage Maritime Entrepreneurs, Innovation

handshake and sunlightMay 12, 2017 — SUNY Maritime College and EEX Maritime Oy, of Finland, will be working together to encourage entrepreneurs and technological innovations in the maritime industry. Continue Reading…

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