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Prince Rupert part of new expedited COSCON services to North American West Coast

COSCO Shipping Lines (COSCON) is launching expedited services this week for shippers to get their goods more quickly from China to Chicago or to heavily-congested Los Angeles/Long Beach, the biggest port complex in the United States. Deploying five 4,250TEU ships, CEN-EXPRESS transports containers from Qingdao and Shanghai to Prince Rupert. The CEN-PLUS, deploying six 10,000TEU

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Trudeau includes marine transportation in new vaccine requirements

Ottawa – Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, today announced details of the government’s plans to require COVID-19 vaccination across the federal public service and federally regulated transportation sectors. This includes marine operators with Canadian vessels that operate with 12 or more crew (such as Great Lakes cargo ships in photo). Under the

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Drillship to be converted to ABS-Class subsea mining vessel 

Rotterdam – A former drillship is being converted to an ABS-Classed subsea mining vessel, in an industry first. Allseas’ 228-meter Hidden Gem is being equipped with a deep-sea mineral collection system to recover polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor and transfer them to the surface for transportation to shore. The nodules contain high grades of nickel, manganese, copper and cobalt—key metals required for building

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Global container carrier profits to attain $300 billion

According to revised estimates in Drewry consultancy’s latest Container Insight Weekly, pre-tax profits of the global container shipping industry in 2021 and 2022 will be as high as $300 billion. The industry is expected to benefit well into 2022 from the current world supply chain crisis. The virtually unprecedented profit outlook stems from seemingly unstoppable

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Wärtsilä and Eidesvik Offshore to cooperate in world’s first ammonia conversion project

The Wärtsilä and Eidesvik personnel leading the ammonia conversion project. From left to right Jan Lodden; Chief Operation Officer, Eidesvik Offshore ASA, Hans-Petter Nesse, Managing Director, Wärtsilä Norway, Gitte Gard Talmo, Chief Commercial Officer, Eidesvik Offshore ASA and Cato Esperø, Head of Sales, Wärtsilä Norway © Wärtsilä Corporation The technology group Wärtsilä and Norwegian ship owner Eidesvik

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Yinson invests in Canadian marine battery energy storage solutions

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Yinson Holdings Berhad , through Singapore-based subsidiary Yinson Venture Capital Pte Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of Yinson Green Technologies Pte Ltd), has invested in Sterling PBES Energy Solutions Ltd (SPBES), a Vancouver-based energy storage solutions company working to lower or eliminate dependence on fossil fuels in marine and industrial applications. This

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