Danish Shipping Calls for Faster Ramp-Up for FuelEU Maritime
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The EU Parliament, Council and Commission have reached a tentative deal to include shipping in Europe's Emissions Trading System (ETS), which will require shipowners to buy carbon credits to cover their emissions beginning in 2024. With this regulation finally put to rest, stakeholders' attention has turned to FuelEU Maritime, a series of proposed green fuel requirements which would gradually phase out fossil bunkers in the EU in future decades. The European Commission's proposal for FuelEU Maritime would target a GHG reduction of 13 percent by 2035 and 75 percent by 2050. The EU Parliament's ..read more
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Op-Ed: Canadian Rangers Could Play a Role in Arctic Maritime Security
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The recent auditor general of Canada’s report on the matter of Arctic waters surveillance was both disappoint­ing and alarming. It was disap­pointing because it highlights that “the government has not taken the required action to address long-standing gaps affecting its surveillance of Canada’s Arctic waters” and alarming, because soon, we could be partially blind to what is going on in this beautiful but fragile part of our country because there could very well be gaps in the replacement of critical assets such as icebreak­ers and space-based surveillance satellites. The report makes clear th ..read more
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Danish Shipping Calls for Faster Ramp-Up for FuelEU Maritime
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The EU Parliament, Council and Commission have reached a tentative deal to include shipping in Europe's Emissions Trading System (ETS), which will require shipowners to buy carbon credits to cover their emissions beginning in 2024. With this regulation finally put to rest, stakeholders' attention has turned to FuelEU Maritime, a series of proposed green fuel requirements which would gradually phase out fossil bunkers in the EU in future decades. The European Commission's proposal for FuelEU Maritime would target a GHG reduction of 13 percent by 2035 and 75 percent by 2050. The EU Parliament's ..read more
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New Report Shows How Maritime Industry Challenges are Met Effectively
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A new report compiled by maritime innovation consultancy Thetius makes a compelling case that shipping companies seeking to meet current and emerging challenges facing the maritime industry will benefit from a strategic approach to connectivity. Published by Inmarsat, a world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, ‘The Network Effect: Strategising Connectivity at Sea for Maximum Impact’ also provides guidance on effective connectivity framework strategies. ‘The Network Effect’ details the business benefits and specific capabilities that shipping companies can access by a ..read more
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Humphrey Lau Named as CEO of DESMI, a Danish Manufacturing Company
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After more than 26 years as DESMI CEO, Henrik Sørensen has made the personal decision to step back and hand over the responsibility for the daily operation and further strategic development of DESMI to Humphrey Lau who will become CEO effective, December 1, 2022. Crucial to the decision of naming a new CEO has been Humphrey’s global experience, strong results, leadership qualities, and values. Humphrey has the strong profile and global mindset from many years of international experience required for the planed further growth organically supported by acquisitions of DESMI. He worked for 16 yea ..read more
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Op-Ed: Canadian Rangers Could Play a Role in Arctic Maritime Security
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12h ago
The recent auditor general of Canada’s report on the matter of Arctic waters surveillance was both disappoint­ing and alarming. It was disap­pointing because it highlights that “the government has not taken the required action to address long-standing gaps affecting its surveillance of Canada’s Arctic waters” and alarming, because soon, we could be partially blind to what is going on in this beautiful but fragile part of our country because there could very well be gaps in the replacement of critical assets such as icebreak­ers and space-based surveillance satellites. The report makes clear th ..read more
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Damen CSD650 for Fleet Expansion in Argentina
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Major Argentinian contractor Merco Vial S.A. has ordered a Damen CSD650. This cutter suction dredger will expand their current fleet shortly. The delivery of the CSD650 includes the supply of a matching booster station, enhancing the flexibility of the set-up immensely.    The cutter suction dredger CSD650 is a customised stock vessel, tailored to Merco Vial’s requirements. The fit-for-purpose dredger will be delivered at a short lead time thanks to this approach. The CSD650 is a dismountable dredger with a cutter power of 700 kW and a maximum dredging depth of -18m. The overall leng ..read more
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Inmarsat Makes Deal with Zamil Offshore to Roll-Out Fleet Connectivity
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12h ago
Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has reached an agreement with offshore services provider Zamil Offshore to roll out an Internet-of-Things (IoT) solution to more than 60 vessels in the Gulf area. The solution - powered by Fleet Connect and Fleet Data delivered through Inmarsat’s award-winning Fleet Xpress - will allow Zamil to identify, trial and select the best solutions to meet vessel performance expectations set by its charterer, Saudi Aramco. The announcement follows a successful trial on the fleet’s anchor tug,  ..read more
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Natural ProLogic Signs Agreement for Flying Ship Ground Effect Vessels
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Natural ProLogic LLC has signed an agreement with Flying Ship Technologies, Corp. to purchase or lease Flying Ship wing-in-ground effect cargo vessels that will service northern and central Caribbean areas like Florida, the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands, driving down transportation costs and fueling dramatic economic growth in the region. “Natural ProLogic is an innovative logistics company that is going to enhance their service with fast, cost-effective delivery, improving connectivity to the islands and lowering the cost ..read more
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DNV Predicts a Strong Future for LNG-Fueled Ships
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12h ago
The advisory division of leading class society DNV Maritime sees good times ahead for LNG dual-fuel vessels, even if today's high gas prices support fuel-switching to VLSFO. More than 200 LNG-fueled ships have been ordered over the course of the year to date, including 17 in November alone, according to DNV Principal Consultant Martin Wold. Within three years, the number of LNG-fueled ships afloat will increase from 340 hulls today to more than 800 vessels, DNV predicts, and most of the new deliveries will be big vessels like container ships and PCTCs.  This new dual-fuel tonnage wil ..read more
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