Cosco confirms order of 10 Newcastlemaxes

Shanghai - China Cosco Shipping has officially signed shipbuilding contracts for the construction of up to ten 210,000 dwt newcastlemax bulkers at Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry. The order, which is made up of eight firm vessels and two optional vessels, is Cosco’s first batch of Newcastlemax newbuildings


The Shipowners’s Club slips in the red zone

London - The Shipowners’s Club, the leading mutual protection and indemnity insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, has reported resilient results for the year ending 31 December 2018


Hi-tech simulation centre to open in England

London - A new shipping simulation centre is under construction in Portsmouth, England. The centre is an expansion of the Maritime Skills Academy’s training portfolio serving the Solent region


Denmark uses drones to detect emissions

Copenaghen - The European Maritime Safety Agency’s, EMSA, service of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems is now being used by the Danish authorities to monitor ship emissions


Shipbuilders make a deal on connectivity

Gorinchem (The Netherlands) - The biggest European shipbuilders have announced a new cooperative initiative to develop and demonstrate a connected vessel platform

Shipping industry welcomes EU’s step towards less bureaucracy
Vard delivers Ponant cruise vessel
Freight throughput in Rotterdam grows by 5.1%
A 4 million dollars penalty to D’Amico Shipping
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