YARA Selects VARD To Build World's First Autonomous & Electric Cargo Ship

YARA Appoints VARD To Build World’s First Autonomous & Electric Cargo Ship

Norway fertilizer company, Yara, announced last week it has signed a deal with Norwegian shipbuilder VARD (which is Fincantieri subsidiary) worth almost NOK 250 million (US$30 million) to build an autonomous, zero emission and electric container...
ESL's New Bulk Carrier Promises 50% Less CO2 Emmission

ESL’s New Bulk Carrier Promises 50% Less CO2 Emission

ESL’s New Bulk Carrier Promises 50% Less CO2 Emission ESL Shipping’s LNG-powered and energy efficient dry cargo vessel Haaga was successfully launched at the Jinling Shipyard and moved to the outfitting quay. While taking the delivery...
7 Ships Grounded Off Kaohsiung Port Due To Storm In Taiwan

[BREAKING] 7 Ships Grounded Off Kaohsiung Port Due To Storm In Taiwan

According to Taiwan Maritime and Ports Bureau, a total of 7 ships comprising of containerships and tankers have been grounded by a raging storm on Aug 23 near Kaohsiung, Taiwan. 7 ships are aground due to...
How A Huge Cruise Ship Navigates A Narrow Port

[VIDEO] How A Huge Cruise Ship Navigates A Narrow Port

Huge ships an cruises docking in ports are some of the most exciting things for a maritime lover. it’s a sheer delight to see these behemoths navigating in to narrow ports. Let’s watch how a huge...
French Aquarius Under Italian Guidance

Dutch Government Denies Responsibility – MS Aquarius Under Italian Guidance

On Sunday the MS Aquarius operated by French-Germany charity SOS Mediteranee, rescued 629 migrants, mostly including children, pregnant women and unaccompanied minors. The situation had put the Captain in an awkward position because it was anticipated...
Scorpio Secures Commitment Of USD 195 Mn From European Companies

Scorpio Secures Commitment Of USD 195 mn From European Companies

Times are good for Scorpio a Monaco-based tanker owner who have managed to get commitments of USD 195.9 million worth of loans from four European banks. A whopping amount of USD 53.9 million would be provided...
Cruise Industry To Hike Its Production By 2028

The Cruise Industry To Hike Its Production By 2028

The cruise industry is a unique, luxurious and comparatively new segment of travel that has emerged since 1970 and has been gaining increasing popularity since then. The cruise industry is among the most exciting and fast-growing...
Scorpio to sell and leaseback six MR tankers after banning Scrubbers

Scorpio To Sell And Leaseback Six MR Tankers After Banning Scrubbers

The Monaco based company Scorpio, which was recently in news for opting out of the use of scrubbers for the reduction of Sulphur induced pollution and using LNG or low Sulphur oil fuel is once again...
Indian CEMS To Take Huge Step In Maritime Education

Indian CEMS To Take Huge Step In Maritime Education

The Indian Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding (CEMS), a state-of-art start-up in skill development sector for maritime and shipbuilding, have planned and announced the making of 24 Labs for training -6 in Mumbai and...
Scorpio Tankers To Say No To The Use Of Scrubbers

Scorpio Tankers To Say No To The Use Of Scrubbers

A pure product tanker company named Scorpio based in Monaco has decided to use compliant fuels to meet the Sulphur cap of IMO. The fuel their ships trading outside of Sulphur Emission Control Areas, popularly known as ECAs...