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Removing slime from ships to cut emissions

Keeping ships’ hulls free from just a thin layer of slime can reduce a ship’s GHG emissions by up to 25 per cent, according to the preliminary findings of a new study, launched at COP 26 in Glasgow.   The preliminary findings of the study on the Impact of Ships’ Biofouling on Greenhouse Gas Emissions reveals that a layer of slime as

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CMA CGM acquiring third-biggest terminal in Los Angeles

The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, has signed an agreement to acquire 90% stake in the Fenix Marine Services (FMS) terminal in Los Angeles, currently held by EQT Infrastructure III, based on an enterprise value of USD 2.3 billion. Currently holding a 10% stake in the terminal, CMA CGM will

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First Movers Coalition launched to advance commitments to zero-emission shipping

Glasgow, Scotland — The World Economic Forum, in partnership with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, today announced the First Movers Coalition, a new platform for companies to make purchasing commitments that create new market demand for low and zero carbon fuels and technologies. Among the eight “harder-to-abate” sectors addressed by the First

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The Port of Antwerp and the Port of Montreal pledge to create a green shipping corridor

  Glasgow,  — At the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) on climate change, the Port of Antwerp and the Port of Montreal have signed a cooperation agreement to support the creation of the first green shipping corridor in the North Atlantic.   Through this agreement, the two pillars of marine transportation between Europe and North America pledge to mobilize their respective public-

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Logistec orders two Konecranes for Manatee terminal

  LOGISTEC USA Inc. (LOGISTEC) has ordered two new eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for their terminal at the Port of Manatee in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA. The order, booked in August, will be handed over by February 2022. LOGISTEC operates 80 terminals in 54 ports across North America. The company handles

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Heddle Marine wins contract for new Ontario ferry

HAMILTON ― The Ontario government is investing $3.3 million in a new ferry for the Simcoe Island community to ensure residents and visitors have reliable access to the island, and more opportunities to participate in the regional economy. The ferry will be built by Heddle Shipyards in Hamilton and will help support up to 24

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