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Watch North America’s tallest cranes rise at the Port of Oakland

  Oakland, Calif. – They’re new, they’re huge and they’re the tallest in North America; three, gigantic cranes are now part of the skyline at the Port of Oakland, California, U.S.A. The Port released a time-lapse video today with footage of the assembly of one of the giant cranes. One of the most dramatic parts of

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Shipping industry backs the creation of IMO $5 billion decarbonization fund

  Responding to the UN Secretary-General’s call for “urgency and ambition” on climate change, the global shipping industry is giving “full and unequivocal” backing to a moon-shot proposal submitted by governments, to catalyze the complete decarbonization of maritime transport by deployment to scale of zero-carbon ships within a decade. The proposal submitted yesterday by governments

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Vard delivers second expedition cruise vessel to Coral Expeditions

  Following successful delivery of the sister ship Coral Adventurer in 2019, Australia-based Coral Expeditions ordered a second VARD 6 01 Expedition Cruise Vessel as part of its fleet expansion.  The brand new Coral Geographer is now ready to sail, arriving from Vard Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam. Unlike many of the cruise ships that

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Port of Long Beach smashes February container record

  An unseasonable surge in cargo lifted the Port of Long Beach to its busiest February on record. Increased productivity in China and e-commerce demands fuelled the strong upward swing. Long Beach is the second-largest US container port after Los Angeles which it adjoins. Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 771,735 twenty-foot equivalent units in February,

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Marine industry leaders will explore ammonia as marine fuel in Singapore

  A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S, Fleet Management Limited, Keppel Offshore & Marine, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, Sumitomo Corporation and Yara International ASA announced that the parties have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly conduct a feasibility study (hereinafter “Study”) with the aim to be one of the pioneers

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Seaspan Shipyards has awarded more than $1 billion to Canadian companies

  NORTH VANCOUVER – As the COVID-19 pandemic creates a critical need to sustain jobs and drive economic recovery across the country, Seaspan Shipyards announced that it has awarded more than $1 billion in contracts to date to 140 Canadian companies from coast to coast that are supporting design and construction of two Joint Support Ships (JSSs) for

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Work can now begin on Stad Ship Tunnel in Norway

  The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has received the assignment letter from the Ministry of Transport and Communications, which gives a green light to start preparations for the construction of the ambitious Stad Ship Tunnel. “We will now start the processes of acquisitioning properties in the area where the ship tunnel will be located, as

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