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ABB launches sequential turbocharging system

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Greater flexibility and lower fuel consumption for vessels with two-stroke main propulsion. ABB Turbocharging announces its latest technology development, the Flexible integrated Turbocharging System for Two-Stroke Engines (FiTS2) at Marintec China, December 2017. The new [...]

Cheniere boosts LNG tanker fleet amid Asian demand boom

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer Cheniere Energy has expanded its shipping fleet with a flurry of spot vessel charters to keep up with Asian winter demand growth as spot prices LNG-AS hit three-year highs, [...]

Soaring Freight Costs Will Squeeze Traders, Boost Food Prices

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

It’s getting more expensive to transport commodities around the world, threatening to squeeze profits for global traders and raise food prices. The Baltic Dry Index, a benchmark of shipping rates, surged 73 percent in 2017 [...]

Fitch: Shipping Recovery Remains Elusive Despite Green Shoots

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Fitch Ratings’ sector outlook for global shipping remains negative as we do not expect a material improvement in market fundamentals in 2018 due to lingering overcapacity. Both container and bulk show signs of a revival, [...]

Shipowners are Ramping Up Newbuilding Orders as 2018 nears by

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Ship owners are contracting newbuilding vessels left and right over the past week, as 2018 and the Holiday Season are just a couple of weeks away. In its latest weekly report, Allied Shipbroking said that [...]

China’s coastal coal freights continued to edge up in week to December 5

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Freight rates for shipping coal from northern China’s Qinhuangdao port to the ports of Zhangjiagang, Shanghai and Guangzhou in the east and south continued to edge up in the week to December 5, the operator [...]

BMT Report: Oceanfoil Aerofoil Technology Achieves Average 14% Fuel And Emissions Savings

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Analysis from leading ship designer and marine technical support engineers, BMT, has revealed that the wingsail technology, pioneered by maritime, design and technology company Oceanfoil, could achieve an average fuel consumption and emissions saving of [...]

Classification contract for CMA CGM’s 22,000 TEU dual-fuel containerships was signed today at Marintec in Shanghai

December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

• China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) shipyards Jiangnan Changxing Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (Hudong Zhonghua) and Shanghai Jiangnan Changxing Heavy Industry Co., Ltd (SWS) sign contract with Bureau Veritas senior management in the presence of CMA [...]

ABB AbilityTM extended with digital turbocharging solutions for marine

December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Digital turbocharging solutions launched at Marintec 2017 Growing the ABB Ability portfolio, ABB Turbocharging launches at Marintec 2017 in Shanghai its first digital turbocharging solutions for enhanced performance, perational flexibility and lower operating costs for [...]

Does Bitcoin have a future in shipping?

December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Google now receives more search requests for Bitcoin than for Kim Kardashian, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift combined. This week, a shipping company announced that it is working on a deal that will be paid in [...]

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