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China makes waves in cruise ship sector

China Daily 19 Oct 2021
... ship is being built ... "Despite the impact of the COVID-19 on the global cruise industry, we are optimistic of the industry for the mid to long-term," said Chen Gang, general manager of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding, who is also chief designer of the large cruise ship project.
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South Korea gets ship orders from China, Japan

Shenzhen Daily 19 Oct 2021
LNG carriers are reportedly ordered by Japan’s largest shipping company Mitsui O.S.K ... Samsung Heavy Industries also won late last month orders from Russian shipping company Sovcomflot and Japan’s NYK to build four LNG carriers.
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Why Christmas could be stuck in a shipping container

BBC News 19 Oct 2021
The voyage for a container from Asia to the US usually takes just two weeks, according to Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at industry body Bimco ... He is expecting some of the supply chain problems to be resolved next year as the shipping industry sees more containers coming on to the market.
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Just-in-time arrival ‘low-hanging fruit’ to reach IMO 2030 goals

Seatrade Maritime News 18 Oct 2021
The shipping industry should learn from the global effort to tackle plastic pollution by applying the circular economy mantra - reduce, reuse and recycle - to help guide it on its journey to a zero carbon future, according to key speakers at the CMA Shipping Expo & Conference ... Shore power ‘low-hanging fruit’ in shipping’s decarbonisation drive.
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Investing in shipping’s multi-trillion dollar green transition

Seatrade Maritime News 18 Oct 2021
Harold Malone, Principal at Sea/Switch talks about investing in green ship finance and the race to find the Tesla of the shipping industry? ... Do you think the shipping industry needs something like a ‘moonshot’ programme to find the technology needed to transition to a zero carbon future? ... How are we going to find the Tesla of the shipping industry?.
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Modular Design for Coaster as Norway Builds Hydrogen Infrastructure

The Maritime Executive 18 Oct 2021
If Norway is to achieve its target to reduce emissions by 50 percent by 2030, the country like much of the global shipping industry needs to develop not only new ships but the hydrogen infrastructure to support the transition.
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TECO 2030 Signs Supply Frame Agreement with Chemgas Shipping

The Maritime Executive 18 Oct 2021
TECO) has signed a supply frame agreement with the Dutch shipowner Chemgas Shipping BV ... In addition to hydrogen fuel cells, the company is developing carbon capture and exhaust gas cleaning systems for the maritime industry, which will enable ships running on fossil fuels to lower their environmental and climate footprints ....
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Container handling charges must be taken from high freight charges - Awingobit

Ghana News Agency 18 Oct 2021
He noted that the practice of paying huge freight charges to shipping lines to carry their goods to the country and still end up paying for stevedoring and other administrative charges was impacting negatively on the Ghanaian market, as such cost affects the market prices of goods.
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Ionada and Chart Industries sign MOU to collaborate on Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage ...

Kentucky New Era 18 Oct 2021
18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chart Industries, Inc ... The non-exclusive cooperation agreement will see both companies develop and use technology to reduce the carbon footprint of the shipping industry ... “We are thrilled to partner with Ionada to help improve the carbon footprint of the shipping industry,” said Chart CEO Jill Evanko.
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ABS CEO: Decarbonization is our Industry's Best Business Strategy

The Maritime Executive 18 Oct 2021
Such is the scale of industry disruption from decarbonization that a decarbonization strategy likely is now the best business strategy for shipowners. That was the message for the industry from Christopher J ... As we highlighted in our third low-carbon shipping outlook, our industry cannot reach the decarbonization targets alone.
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How one toy store found a way to avoid a supply chain nightmare before Christmas

Union Leader 18 Oct 2021
... cargo ship from Asia, Kipper said ... The toy industry is particularly susceptible to shipping delays because 85% of the 3 billion toys sold each year in the United States come from China, said Ed Desmond, executive vice president for external affairs at the Toy Industry Association.
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"Let's Be Honest": UN Secretary-General Slams IMO's Progress on CO2

The Maritime Executive 18 Oct 2021
In opening remarks delivered for the UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference in Beijing, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres had tough words for the shipping industry and its progress on decarbonization ... "Zero emissions ships must be the default choice, and commercially ...
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SMITH: Is the Supply Chain Grinch going to steal Christmas?

Toronto Sun 18 Oct 2021
Given the enormous amount of cargo that is shipped from China to the United States via the ports in California before it is distributed to the rest of North America, any slow down or blockage at these ports could create a bottleneck for goods ... The chassis is the wheeled undercarriage designed to carry the shipping containers picked up by truckers.
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David Palmer joins GEV as founder and chairman Maurice Brand retires

Splash24/7 18 Oct 2021
Palmer’s track record in the shipping industry spans more than 40 years, including senior executive and management positions with the Swire Group, Stolt-Neilsen, IMC Pan Asia Alliance and Wah Kwong Maritime Transport ... I am very confident that I will see the construction of the first compressed gas and hydrogen ship in the near term.” .
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'Arriving Today' Chronicles How Consumer Goods Go From Factory to Front Door

Treehugger 18 Oct 2021
I grew up in a household dominated by talk of ships, trucks, and trains. My father was a pioneer in the shipping container industry, and when that company was sold he went into transport trailers ... The container is just a dumb box without the crane that moves it from the trucks to the yards to the giant ships, all designed around it.
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