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Delivery of Evergreen’s second 24,000 TEU juggernaut

Another ultra-large container ship with a capacity of 24,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) was delivered on September 13 by its builder, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co, according to an article by the China Securities Journal. Ltd, 12 days before the expected delivery date. Ever Aria is a sister ship to Ever Alot, which was delivered to

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Dutch group plots automated recycling yards to compete with Asia

A majority of the world’s ships are dismantled through a process known as beaching, in which ships are taken apart by hand on beaches, typically in South-East Asia. The practice fails to abide by European environmental and social safety standards, and is incredibly dangerous and labour intensive. As it exists now, the practice threatens the

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Lockout of longshoremen at the Port of Quebec

QUEBEC CITY – Since noon, the Société des arimeurs de Québec has locked out the 81 longshoremen at the Port of Québec, slowing down an important player in the local economy. On August 30, the Port of Quebec longshoremen voted for pressure tactics that could go as far as a 98.5% strike and have since

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Provaris and Total Eren signs MoU to ship compressed hydrogen to Europe and Asia

Australian hydrogen shipping start-up Provaris Energy has teamed up with French renewable energy developers Total Eren to transport green hydrogen to Asia and Europe, where the application of Provaris’ compressed hydrogen storage and transport supply chain can be applied. Provaris is developing a 26,000 cu m compressed hydrogen carrier dubbed H2Neo, which it hopes will be

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HMM partners with Panasia to study onboard carbon capture system

Scrubber manufacturers are increasingly adapting their technologies to move into the broader carbon capture domain. To that effect, South Korean HMM has just signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with compatriot Panasia to collaborate on developing onboard carbon capture systems.  Under the terms of MoU, HMM and Panasia will perform a feasibility study, economic analysis and

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Queen Elizabeth II inaugurated St. Lawrence Seaway

Larger at the time than either the Suez or Panama canals, the St. Lawrence Seaway was officially inaugurated on June 26, 1959 by young Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower. The latter had overcome initial strong opposition in Congress to the colossal project. Widely regarded as one of the engineering marvels of the

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