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REGULATORY WATCH: The Global 0.50% Sulfur Cap: 30 months and counting down …

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Industry frets about the coming deadline. Shipping desperately wants to be ready, but will global shore-based infrastructure and refining capacity match the demand that is sure to come? And … are regulators

OP/ED: How Growth Can Benefit the Environment

Thomas A. Jelenić, Vice President for Pacific Merc

You might call 2017 a banner year for California ports. San Pedro Bay, home to the nation's leading twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach exceeded their pre-recession peaks. Collectively, San Pedro Bay was up 7.

Driving Efficiently Towards Zero Emissions

the Kalmar Ottawa Electric terminal tractor, T2E

As the Port of Long Beach Starts Year-long Freight and electric vehicle (EV) testing, Kalmar’s newest workhorse – the Kalmar Ottawa Electric terminal tractor, T2E – will be doing some of the heavy lifting.

Shipbuilding

Samsung Heavy Industries to Build Two LNG Carriers for Celsius Tankers

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South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) booked an order from Denmark’s  Celsius

KOGAS Invests $8.84bn in LNG, Hydrogen Projects

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South Korean state-owned Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) will invest 10 trillion won (US$8.

Kongsberg to Power Grimaldi’s Nine New RoRos

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Kongsberg Maritime said it has been awarded contracts with Chinese shipbuilder Nanjing Jinling

Contracts

Diana Shipping TC Contract for M/V Coronis

Coronis. Photo: Diana Shipping Inc.

Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a

DFDS Orders New Freight Ferry

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DFDS has exercised an option to order an additional freight ferry (ro-ro) newbuilding from the

Yang Ming Orders Ten 2,800 TEU Containerships

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Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (Yang Ming) signed a contract with CSBC CORPORATION

Technology

Alphabet Soup

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Emissions monitoring and reporting means ECA’s, EPA VGP, EU MRV’s, IMO-DCS, RO’s, SEEMP – and you.

Hapag-Lloyd Adds 11,100 Reefer Containers

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Hapag-Lloyd is investing in its container fleet and has ordered 11,100 state-of-the-art reefer

Shanghai International Port Group buys Kalmar equipment

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Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to supply 15 units of container handling equipment

Legal

Norton Rose Fulbright, Citibank on USD 2.2bln Danaos Corp Restructuring

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Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Citigroup and other lenders of Danaos on a $2.

Maersk to Pursue Separate Listing of Maersk Drilling

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Danish shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk has decided to pursue a demerger with its offshore

Another Ship Carrying US Soybeans Enters Dalian Port

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A vessel carrying U.S. soybeans entered China's port of Dalian after sitting off coast since July

People & Company News

Team Tankers Back into the Black

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Bermuda-based chemical tanker company Team Tankers International managed to return to

Maersk to Spin off Drilling, Hand Total Shares to Investors

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A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Friday it would spin off its offshore drilling operation and list it in

Boskalis Rethinks Loss-making Transport Operations

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Boskalis will terminate loss-making transport activities at its offshore energy division

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