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Fri, 10/27/2017

Panama Canal Unveils New Tool for Emissions Reduction

Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has unveiled a new tool "Emissions Calculator" which will help operators assess their carbon emissions, rank those who have reduced emissions by transiting the Canal versus alternate routes, and encourage the decarbonization of vessels.
Wed, 10/25/2017

Six Crew Kidnapped from German-owned Vessel off Nigeria

Six crew members from a German-owned containership, including the captain, were kidnapped from the Liberian-flagged containership Demeter while the ship was sailing some 50 nautical miles south-west of Bonny, Nigeria on October 21st.
Thu, 10/19/2017

DIS launches 1st LR1 vessels

Milan-based company, d’Amico International Shipping (DIS) has launched the first three LR1 (long-range) vessels in its history, at the Hyundai Vinashin shipyard in Vietnam.

Thu, 10/19/2017

Wellboat Newbuild Sinks in Chile

2017-built Wellboat "Seikongen" capsized and sunk on Oct 18 while working on a salmon farm belonging to Compania Pesquera Camanchaca in the south of Chile.

Mon, 10/16/2017

New LNG Carrier for Tokyo Gas is named 'Energy Liberty'

The newbuilding LNG carrier jointly owned by MOL and Tokyo LNG Tanker Co. Ltd. was named 'Energy Liberty' today in a naming ceremony at the Tsu Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU).

President Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd, Michiaki Hirose gave the name "Energy Liberty" to the vessel.