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REGULATORY WATCH: The Global 0.50% Sulfur Cap: 30 months and counting down …

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Industry frets about the coming deadline. Shipping desperately wants to be ready, but will global shore-based infrastructure and refining capacity match the demand that is sure to come? And … are regulators

OP/ED: How Growth Can Benefit the Environment

Thomas A. Jelenić, Vice President for Pacific Merc

You might call 2017 a banner year for California ports. San Pedro Bay, home to the nation's leading twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach exceeded their pre-recession peaks. Collectively, San Pedro Bay was up 7.

Driving Efficiently Towards Zero Emissions

the Kalmar Ottawa Electric terminal tractor, T2E

As the Port of Long Beach Starts Year-long Freight and electric vehicle (EV) testing, Kalmar’s newest workhorse – the Kalmar Ottawa Electric terminal tractor, T2E – will be doing some of the heavy lifting.

Shipbuilding

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Licensed by GTT

GTT has signed a Technical Assistance and License Agreement (TALA) with South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) targeting the outfitting of gas carriers

Boat Built with Recycled Plastic to Highlight Pollution

(Photo courtesy The Flipflopi Expedition)

Kenyan islanders have built a boat made entirely of recycled plastic collected during clean-ups of

SENER-design LNG unit for Panfido

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SENER signed a contract with the owner Rimorchiatori Riuniti Panfido & C.s.r.l for delivering the

Contracts

Diana Shipping Signs TC Contract for m/v Artemis with Ausca

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Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a

Incat Crowther Design for S. African Special Forces

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Incat Crowther signed a design contract with Cape Town based shipbuilder Veecraft Marine for the

ABS to Class Singapore's First LNG Bunker Barge

Singapore’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker barge scheduled to begin construction in January 2019. The 7,500 cubic meter capacity barge will be owned and operated by a

Technology

DNV GL: New Guidelines for Autonomous Ships

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With the first commercial autonomous and remotely operated vessels due to launch in the next

Reviewing Sapinhoá-Lula NE BSR System

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The exploration and production of deepwater pre-salt plays offshore Brazil have triggered major

Maritime Industry's Slow Boat to Cyber Security

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Ports making up for lost timeDespite the critical role the maritime transportation system plays in

Legal

ATCO Buys 40% Stake in South American Port

Neltume Ports, a subsidiary of Ultramar, operates

Calgary-based natural gas, electrical and real estate giant ATCO is getting into the

Marine Low Sulphur Fuel: Organizing the Switch

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The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) decision to implement a 0.50 percent cap on

Novatek Signs Pact for Kamchatka LNG Transshipment Complex

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Russia’s natural gas producer Novatek has signed an agreement of intent on implementing a project

People & Company News

BSM Launches a Offshore Division

“This segment is focused on special operations and

In what can be construed as another positive sign for the turnaround of the offshore energy markets

APM Terminals to Focus on VGM Accuracy

Praful Waghela. Photo: APM Terminals

Two years since the introduction of Verified Gross Mass (VGM) regulations, the industry appears to

MOL Magsaysay Maritime Academy Opened

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Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced that an inauguration ceremony for MOL

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