Michelin plans to export tires from Halifax to Saint-Nazaire by cargo sailboats
Firmly committed to reducing CO2 emissions from its logistics operations, the Michelin Group recently signed a transport commitment with French Start-up NEOLINE. Neoline’s decarbonized shipping service relies on clean and renewable wind energy as the main propulsion for its 136m long cargo ships with 4200 m2 of sails. This is an innovative and unique
TECO 2030 signs Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Dutch Thecla Bodewes Shipyards NV for Zero Emission vessels.
From the left, CEO and owner of Thecla Bodewes Shipyards, Thecla Bodewes and CEO of TECO 2030 ASA, Tore Enge TECO 2030, an Oslo-based engineering and equipment development company, has signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement with the Dutch Thecla Bodewes Shipyard to develop expertise and competence for the construction of low and zero emission
Canadian Sterling PlanB signs MOU with Indian Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers
Vancouver, Canada – February 9, 2021 – Industrial energy storage experts, Sterling PlanB (SPBES), and Government of India company Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) have announced a Memorandum of Understanding between the two companies. The MOU is intended to facilitate an increase in access to hybrid and fully electric propulsion and power
Fincantieri begins construction of massive shipbuilding facility in Marinette Wisconsin
Marinette, Wisconsin – As Fincantieri Marinette Marine prepares to start construction of the U.S. Navy’s newest class of ships, several key leaders were in Marinette Tuesday to mark the occasion of the largest building in Marinette Marine history. “Building 34 is a key element to our Constellation-class frigate production,” said Dario Deste, President and CEO
ECSA welcomes new security concept in Gulf of Guinea while highlighting continuing threat of piracy
The European shipping industry welcomes the EU’s political commitment to a first pilot of the new Coordinated Maritime Presences (CMP) concept in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of West Africa, but cautions that the situation remains very precarious for European and international merchant vessels and more needs to be done urgently.
Ship congestion soaring further in Los Angeles/Long Beach
By Leo Ryan, Editor Huge vessel backlogs at the largest port complex in the United States at Los Angeles/Long Beach are continuing unabated due to the devastating impact of COVID-19 on waterfront productivity coinciding with high consumer demand from American citizens for home improvement products and office equipment. Captain Kip Louttit, Executive Director of the
The CSL Group receives Top Montreal Employer Award for third year running
MONTREAL- The CSL Group (CSL) has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers for the third consecutive year. The award recognizes CSL for its progressive employee programs that put safety and well-being first, advance professional development and growth, promote a culture built on shared values, and provide exceptional health and financial benefits. “In the wake of
Windship Technology unveils first True Zero Emission ship design
London: Windship Technology, a British company with a whole-ship solution to tackle the CO2 emissions of the shipping industry, today unveils its designs and announces an investment partnership with one of the world’s leading classification agencies. Starting from a clean drawing board, Technical Director Simon Rogers and his design team developed and tested at