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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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