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
Canadian Great Lakes ports and the St. Lawrence Seaway are reporting an uptick in cargo shipments this season, a reflection of the economic upturn in North America. St. Lawrence Seaway cargo volumes from March 22 through April 30 totaled 4 million metric tonnes, up 3.7 per cent from the same time period in 2020.
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
The world has a viable pathway to building a global energy sector with net-zero emissions in 2050, but it is narrow and requires an unprecedented transformation of how energy is produced, transported and used globally, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a landmark special report ‘Net Zero by 2050: a Roadmap for the
The “Trade Wings 2,500”: an innovative container ship with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit), designed jointly by VPLP Design (France), Alwena Shipping (France), SDARI (China) and AYRO (France) has received Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas. With an overall length of 197m and a breadth of 32m, the vessel offers a
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
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
The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, announced today that it will break its own record next week for the largest vessel to ever visit the U.S. East Coast and Canada. The 16,022-TEU CMA CGM Marco Polo will first set the Canadian record with a stop in Halifax, Nova Scotia