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February 24, 2017 The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of its CO2 reduction strategy for the shipping sector. Speaking in Indonesia today at The Economist magazine’s World Ocean Summit, Mr

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Greece’s National Accreditation Body recognizes ABS as EU MRV frontrunner. ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, was awarded accreditation by Greece’s National Accreditation Body, the Hellenic Accreditation System (ESYD), to perform assessments for European Union (EU) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV)

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February 21, 2017 Gardenia Seaways namegiving It was a big day for DFDS and a grand experience to see the big ship slide out of the construction hall and into the harbour in Flensburg. The launch happened at 12.10 on 17 February, shortly after the vessel was named by her

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– Moving into Offshore Business Following FPSO, FSRU, Shuttle Tanker, and Subsea Support Vessel – TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced a plan to acquire a 5% share in Seajacks International Limited (Seajacks) Group, which owns and operates five Self-Elevating Platform vessels (*1), from

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22 February 2017 Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN has launched GAME CHANGER, its latest 70-metre DAMEN Yacht Support vessel (227 ft) with helicopter hangar. Available in time for the 2017 summer season, GAME CHANGER is a fantastic showcase of the Yacht Support solution for owners who want to have more fun off

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Historic agreement signed in the presence of the Presidents Mattarella and Jinping for the first units of this kind ever built in China for the local market February 22, 2017 Fincantieri, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and Carnival Corporation & plc signed a binding Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for the

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20 February 2017 On 20 February 2017 the Margrethe Maersk called at the Cai Mep International Terminal, becoming the largest vessel to call Vietnam. Capable of carrying 18,000 TEU (20 foot containers) Margrethe Maersk is part of the ‘Triple E’ class of vessels, the largest vessel in Maersk Line’s fleet.

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February 21, 2017 DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the “Company” or “DryShips”), a diversified owner of ocean going cargo vessels, announced today that it has entered into agreements with unaffiliated third parties to acquire: – one 113,644 DWT Aframax tanker currently under construction in South Korea. The Company expects to take

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ECSA regrets that European port and cargo interests have come out in favour of the European Parliament’s position to conditionally include shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme as of 2023 if the International Maritime Organisation does not have a comparable system operating by 2021. European port and freight forwarder

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20 February 2017 Hyundai Global Services (HGS), Hyundai Heavy Industries’ (HHI) newly spun-off company specializing in providing total marine services announced today it signed an MOU with KSS Line, a Korean shipping company, for entering into eco-friendly ship business. Under the MOU, two companies join forces to retrofit the medium-sized

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