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A Low Sulphur Future
December 11, 2016 — Commenting on the IMO’s recent announcement regarding new global sulphur limits Sachin Gupta, Business Manager, Oil Solutions, Wilhelmsen Holding explains just why systematic fuel treatment is so important as we approach 2020.
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Pasha Hawaii Set to Order Containerships
November 17, 2016 — Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii said the company narrowed its selection to two U.S. shipyards for the construction of two new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled containerships, with the option to order two additional vessels. Contract specifications are expected to be finalized by the end of the month, with the final selection decision anticipated in January 2017.
Seaspan welcomes LNG-fueled ferry
December 12, 2016 — (DELTA, British Columbia) — Seaspan Ferries Corp. (SFC) has announced the arrival of Seaspan Swift, the first of two new dual-fuel/hybrid (diesel, liquefied natural gas and battery) ferries to its fleet.
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CMA CGM extends Teknomar diagnostics to APL ships
December 12, 2016 — Winterthur, Switzerland, headquartered Tekomar Group Ltd. says that container shipping giant CMA CGM is to extend its use of Tekomar XPERT engine diagnostics to the recently acquired APL fleet.
Sulfur Cap Could Increase CO2 Emissions
December 8, 2016 — The IMO’s decision to implement a 0.50 percent global sulfur cap on marine fuel from 2020 could result in an overall increase in emissions of CO2.
That’s the conclusion drawn by Gustav Krantz, author of a new study published by Trans Oleum, an independent consulting company providing services on fuels, transportation and environment.
Oil Prices Under Structural Change, Say Two-thirds of Maritime Leaders: Sea Asia 2017 Survey
December 8, 2016 — More than two-thirds (70 per cent) of maritime leaders in Asia now believe the persistent volatility in oil prices represents a structural rather than cyclical change, according to new data released today by Sea Asia 2017.
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6th SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition
Plans are already underway for the 6th SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition. It will take place in mid-October (specific dates to be announced soon) in Stamford, Conn. Check the website www.shippinginsight.com for periodic updates.