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Maritime industry powers ahead towards nuclear ships

Business Day 21 Sep 2023
The maritime industry is exploring whether nuclear fuel can be used to power commercial ships as advancements in technology open up such options, industry officials say ... Shipping accounts for nearly 3% of global carbon dioxide emissions and the industry is under pressure from ...

HD Hyundai orders 16 sets of methanol engines

SAFETY4SEA 21 Sep 2023
HD Hyundai Heavy Industries ... Generally, the�use of methanol as a marine fuel has been shown to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, making it an attractive option for the shipping industry’s efforts to become more environmentally friendly.

Bahri and Saudi Ports Authority ink sustainability agreements

Seatrade Maritime News 21 Sep 2023
The MoU signals a plan to foster collaboration in the field of sustainable shipping and aims to drive environmental stewardship, promote circular economy principles, and advance sustainable practices within the maritime industry ... into a more sustainable and eco-friendly industry.

What life will be like onboard at the start of the next decade

Splash24/7 21 Sep 2023
Nick Chubb, founder of UK maritime tech consultancy Thetius, gets creative, giving readers a guided tour of a methanol-powered ship traversing the world’s oceans in late 2030 ... Even with the various carbon taxes in place around the world, it has so few industrial uses that shipping companies are practically being paid to burn it.

Pogy boats dumped 850,000 fish off Louisiana coast, spurring new calls for fishing limits

The Advocate 21 Sep 2023
Menhaden and redfish litter a beach in southwest Louisiana after menhaden fishing ships dumped an estimated 850,000 fish between Sept ... It’s unclear how many fish were dead, but the netting process usually takes several minutes, killing most fish before they’re brought on-board the large ‘mother’ ships employed by the industry.

LISW Charms Shipping With Constellation of Events

The Maritime Executive 21 Sep 2023
London International Shipping Week (LISW) has been a mainstay of the maritime industry conference circuit for years, and the 2023 edition was a smashing success ... Among the biggest highlights of the show were mini-conferences organized by prominent maritime companies, often featuring keynote speakers from outside the industry.

Struggling with housing, a Maine tourism mecca considers banning new hotels

Bangor Daily News 21 Sep 2023
Such a ban would target a legacy industry in a way that no other major Maine town has tried ... Such a moratorium would be “an exercise in concern or sensitivity signaling,” said Charles Sidman, a leading critic of the cruise ship industry and the author of a successful citizen’s initiative to reduce ship traffic.

The friendship between China and Arab nations

China Daily 21 Sep 2023
They enable the booming of the transportation industry, thereby boosting the development of the economy. China COSCO Shipping is the leader in maritime transport, leading Chinese maritime voyages forward and opening up international markets. The headquarters of the China COSCO Shipping Group is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

ATSB Investigation: Poor comms causes fatal fall from the pilot ladder

SAFETY4SEA 21 Sep 2023
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the international maritime industry struggled to comply with requirements for the maximum continuous period that a seafarer could serve on board a ship without taking leave ... The arrangements would involve the ship calling at Brisbane anchorage to rendezvous with a crew change vessel (launch).

ABB to power Samskip’s hydrogen-fuelled container vessels

Business Line 21 Sep 2023
The ships will benefit from 24/7 remote support through ABB Ability™ Remote Diagnostic Systems ... Hydrogen fuel cell technology offers a solution to support the shipping industry’s decarbonisation goals.

ABB India to provide power to Samskip's hydrogen-fueled container vessels

The Economic Times 21 Sep 2023
... kind to use hydrogen as fuel, are part of the shipping industry's efforts to decarbonize.

Taiwan’s Yang Ming Marine pessimistic about shipping demand

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 21 Sep 2023
... the global shipping industry at an investor meeting on Wednesday (Sept.

More Port Canaveral cruise passengers means higher cost for law enforcement, custodial work

Florida Today 21 Sep 2023
About 82.14% of the port's $187.15 million in expected 2023-24 operating revenue, or $153.72 million, will come from cruise ship operations and cruise parking ... In keeping with industry standards, passengers on cruise ships based at Port Canaveral are counted twice ― when they board and when they disembark.

Oceanis’ updated ‘loan oracle’ estimates loan terms in an instant

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 21 Sep 2023
... the upgraded tool released by oceanis, the Hamburg-based ship finance company.

Optimism announces private sale of $160M in OP tokens to select buyers

Cryptopolitan 21 Sep 2023
Layer-2 solutions and the industry dynamics. The crypto industry has been witnessing a rapid evolution in recent times ... Only time will tell how these transactions will impact the broader industry, but for now, Optimism seems to be steering its ship with firm hands on the wheel.

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