NYK Concludes Long-Term Charter Agreement For Two LNG Carriers With Total 1

NYK Concludes Long-Term Charter Agreement For Two LNG Carriers With Total

NYK signed a long-term contract with Total Gas & Power Chartering Limited (TGPCL),* a subsidiary of Total, a leading oil and energy company headquartered in France. The contract calls for TGPCL to charter from NYK two...
NCL Joins Hands With Huna Totem To Construct New Pier At Alaska 2

NCL Joins Hands With Huna Totem To Construct New Pier At Alaska

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (the “Company”), a leading global cruise company operating the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands, announced a partnership with Alaska Native-owned Huna Totem Corporation to develop...
ABS And KOMERI Lead Industry In Advancing Safety Of LNG As Fuel 3

ABS And KOMERI Lead Industry In Advancing Safety Of LNG As Fuel

In an industry first, ABS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Korea Marine Equipment Research Institute (KOMERI) to create a new facility dedicated to improving the safety of LNG as fuel. ABS and KOMERI...
IMO Maritime Safety Committee Celebrates 100th Session With Visions Of The Future 4

IMO Maritime Safety Committee Celebrates 100th Session With Visions Of The Future

Evolution not revolution. Autonomous and remote-controlled ships are being trialled but seafarers, for now, remain indispensable to safe shipping. These were key takeaways from a special session (3 December) of IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee, which is...
Viking Leads In Luxury With 2018 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards 6

Viking Leads In Luxury With 2018 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards

Viking celebrated new accolades from Cruise Critic, the world’s largest online cruise resource. In the 2018 Editors’ Picks Awards, Cruise Critic hhonouredViking with five awards in the luxury ocean and river categories. For the second consecutive...
ONE Thailand Receives “2018 Best Container Liner Award” By TNSC 7

ONE Thailand Receives “2018 Best Container Liner Award” By TNSC

Ocean Network Express (“ONE”) Thailand has been recognized as the recipient of the 2018 Best Container Liner Award sponsored by the Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC). The award ceremony was held at Dusit Thani Hotel on...
MSC Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises Abandon UV Treatment Systems For Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 8

MSC Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises Abandon UV Treatment Systems For Alfa Laval PureBallast 3

UV ballast water treatment offers many advantages over electrochlorination. Yet there are also substantial differences between UV solutions. A growing number of customers, including MSC Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, are abandoning their selected UV...
British Ports Association Looks At Opportunities And Challenges For Coastal Shipping 9

British Ports Association Looks At Opportunities And Challenges For Coastal Shipping

Seizing the opportunity to utilise the UK’s diverse range of ports for short sea shipping was the topic of the British Ports Association’s coastal shipping seminar held in London on 29 November. The agenda profiled bulk...
GE Marine Gas Turbines Simplifies Onboard Maintenance And Repair 10

GE Marine Gas Turbines Simplifies Onboard Maintenance And Repair

The easy-open casing design of GE’s LM2500 and LM6000 family of marine gas turbines simplifies onboard maintenance and repair that can save navies millions of dollars annually. Like an automobile hood, GE’s design uses specialized hinges...
CARB: MSC Pays USD 630K for Air Quality Violations 11

CARB: MSC Pays USD 630K for Air Quality Violations

As informed, the violations were discovered during a routine audit of the company’s 2014 visits to the Port of Oakland and the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The investigation by CARB revealed more...