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Liberian Registry attains fleet size of 200 million gross tons

  The Liberian Registry today announced it has attained a historic milestone, reaching a fleet size of 200 million gross tons.  This achievement further confirms the position of Liberia as the second largest, and fastest growing, ship registry in the world. The Liberian flag registered 524 ships in 2020 and 276 ships have been registered

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Eneti negotiating with U.S. shipbuilders for Jones Act-compliant Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

  Monaco-based  Eneti has  announced it is in advanced discussions with several American shipbuilders for the construction of a Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV). This vessel would be constructed, financed, and operated by American citizens in compliance with the Jones Act, in order to address the heightened demand for transportation and installation capacity on the

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PSA Halifax receives largest containership to call at a Canadian port

  PSA Halifax terminal has welcomed the maiden call of CMA CGM Marco Polo, which at 16,022 TEU capacity is the largest containerized vessel to call on any Canadian port, further strengthening CMA CGM’s weekly Columbus-JAX service (Ocean Alliance AWE3) arriving direct from South Asia and China. The vessel will break the U.S. East Coast

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Global transport activity to double by 2050

  Worldwide transport activity is projected to more than double by 2050 while traffic emissions will rise by 16 percent compared to 2015 – even if existing international commitments to decarbonize transport are fully implemented.  Any currently anticipated emissions reductions will be more than offset by the increased demand for transport. Such are key findings

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First installation of wind propulsion systems by Norsepower on new VLOC

  HELSINKI – Norsepower Oy Ltd., a global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, announced the installation of five tilting Rotor Sails on board a new build Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) chartered by Vale, the Brazilian mining company.  The new vessel, Sea Zhoushana, is a 325,000 dwt VLOC owned by Pan Ocean Ship Management

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