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Hapag-Lloyd Doubles Order to 12 Ultra-Large LNG Boxships

Published Jun 22, 2021 2:30 PM by The Maritime Executive

Six months after placing its first order for six ultra-large containerships, Hapag-Lloyd has picked up its option expanding the or...


Testing Autonomous Remote Control of Ships in Singapore

Published Jun 21, 2021 8:10 PM by The Maritime Executive

Efforts to develop autonomous and remote control of ships are expanding, with a greater focus on highly congested ports and seaway...


Hamburg Sud Containership Damages Hull in Dock Scrape

Published Jun 21, 2021 4:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

Dramatic images appeared on social media as a Hamburg Sud-operated boxship scraped along a ferry pier on Sunday, June 20 in Santos...


Mechanical Problem Stops Mayflower Autonomous Research Vessel

Published Jun 21, 2021 3:07 PM by The Maritime Executive

Three days into its historic voyage attempting to become the largest autonomous vessel to cross the Atlantic, project organizers a...


Evergreen Adds Two More Ultra-Large Boxships to Orderbook 

Published Jun 21, 2021 1:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

Buoyed by strong earnings and continued forecasts for long-term demand for container capacity, Taiwan’s Evergreen Group has...


Seaway Shipping Navigates Back-to-Back High and Low Water Extremes

Published Jun 20, 2021 5:24 PM by Harry Valentine

The international regulatory agency that oversees water levels on Lake Ontario and downstream along the St. Lawrence River is work...


First LNG FSRU Arrives in Senegal for KARMOL Powership Project

Published Jun 18, 2021 5:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

The first LNG Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU), that is to be used by KARMOL as part of a power installation in Afr...


Video: Dramatic Helicopter Rescue of 16 Seafarers from Grounded Vessel

Published Jun 18, 2021 2:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Indian Coast Guard was again called on to perform a rescue operation due to the persistent heavy weather the subcontinent has...


Growing Backlogs and Disruptions as Yantian Port Begins Recovery

Published Jun 17, 2021 7:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

Four weeks after an outbreak of COVID-19 in southern China began to disrupt operations at the busy Yantian port, officials are rep...


IMO Approves Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic

Published Jun 17, 2021 3:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

In a vote at the conclusion of the Marine Environment Protection Committee's 76th meeting, delegates approved a measure to ban...

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