Whether we are heading for a future of cooperation or of increasing confrontation in the Arctic remains to be seen. But it’s already clear that the region will command far more attention than it has in the past. The main reason is of course climate change, which is accelerating the rate of ice melt and causing Arctic ..
What a lot of effort we used to go to as we made sure your foodstuffs sourced from the far side of the world arrived in tip-top condition! Nowadays it is all shovelled into a container and nobody aboard ship knows anything about the particular needs of the cargo. In the old Commonwealth refrigerated cargo liners (the term ..
“Batteries not included” are words that have ruined a million Christmases. Increasingly, however, containerised, lithium-ion battery packs are now included on OSVs to reduce fuel consumption and provide back-up power. Seacor Marine’s CEO John Gellert has led the charge and added battery power to Seacor’s PSV fleet ..
Interferry has identified major concerns over the core proposals for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing ships. With new requirements coming under discussion at two imminent International Maritime Organisation (IMO) meetings, the association urgently requests all members to call upon their respective IMO ..
Dear editor, I enjoyed reading the letter from Stephen Spark. I agree that Mr Degnarain has a poor understanding of the shipping industry. However, he has an excellent understanding of the oil spill industry, to which the shipping industry is joined at the hip. The shipping industry should pay close attention to Mr ..
The Mekong, Southeast Asia’s most important river, has for millennia supported the rise and fall of empires and is responsible for the livelihood of over 65 million people who live directly on its riverbanks, relying on the river for food, accommodation and employment. The river hosts a unique and significant ..
There has been so much news forthcoming regarding engines and propulsion systems lately that we are spoilt for choice. Probably the biggest topic lately has been ..
A Ro-Pax vessel operated by P&O Ferries became disabled in the Humber Estuary after a fire broke out in its engine room on Tuesday, October 20. Pride of Hull was ..
MAN Energy Solutions has won an order to provide three TCT60 turbochargers for the main engines aboard three 158,000DWT Suezmax tankers owned by Turkish shipping company ..