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Greek seamen to strike in September

Greek seamen to strike in September

Piraeus - Ferries will remain moored at Greek ports on Monday,3 September, after the union representing the country’s seamen called a 24-hour strike following fruitless talks with ship operators to renew a collective pay agreement

Color Line buys a ro-ro ship

Color Line buys a ro-ro ship

Oslo - The Norwegian ferry company Color Line has acquired the 1998-built “Finncarrier” and will deploy the vessel to sail six times per week between the ports of Oslo and Kiel as of January 2019. The scrubber-equipped 1A Super ice class ro-ro ship is 175.4 m-long and 22.7 m-wide

Crowley takes delivery of first LNG Con-Ro ship

Crowley takes delivery of first LNG Con-Ro ship

Jacksonville - Crowley Maritime announced today that it has taken deliveryof “El Coquí”, one of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine

Confcommercio, slow down in transport

Confcommercio, slow down in transport

Rome - “At last the relevant players (including the government) have taken notice: the Italian economy is slowing down, and a 1.5% GDP growth is not a realistic target for 2018.” This the analysis from an ‘observatory’ committee set up to look at transport by the Confcommercio-Conftrasporti federation

Fuels: methanol is back

Fuels: methanol is back

Genoa - The new dual-fuel engine built at the Wartsila shipyards in Trieste, Sweden’s Summeth sustainable navigation research project, and ENI’s experiment on a fleet of Fiat 500s signal the return of the love affair between manufacturing and methanol

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