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Ports of Halifax and Hamburg working to decarbonise shipping corridor

    The Halifax Port Authority and Hamburg Port Authority are working to decarbonise the shipping corridor between Halifax, on Canada’s east coast, and Hamburg, along Germany’s northwest coast. A Memorandum of Understanding between the Halifax Port Authority and the Hamburg Port Authority is now in effect, signed in Hamburg on September 29, 2022, by

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Canada and United Arab Emirates first to back marine sector’s green fuel initiative

  Representatives of the maritime sector have officially launched an initiative to catalyze the supply of green fuels to support the global energy transition. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), along with the CEO-led Clean Energy Maritime Taskforce, unveiled the ‘Clean Energy Marine Hubs Initiative’ at the

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Davie chief executive underlines urgency of defending Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic

  Speaking today before the Conseil de relations internationales de Montréal (CORIM), James Davies, President and CEO of Chantier Davie, underlined the urgency of defending Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic in the current volatile global context. “Time is of the essence,” he said. “This is a volatile period and people are rightly worried. Davie’s role

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China launches its first VLCC with four rigid wing sails

  The delivery and Naming Ceremony of the vessel ‘T300K-100’ of Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd (DSIC) was held on September 24,2022.  The 307,000 dwt vessel named New Aden is one of the most advanced VLCCs ever built in China, says China Classification Society (CCS).  Built for China Merchant Energy Shipping Co, the New Aden

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Port Saint John reaches 100,000 TEU milestone

  With over $500 million invested in recent years from the private sector, government, and the Port itself, Port Saint John is starting to feel the benefits of the infrastructure and supply chain upgrades at the DP World operated container terminal. The port and its partners have reached an important milestone of 100,000 TEUs so

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Artemis Technologies unveil design of cutting edge 100% electric passenger ferry

  Belfast-based Artemis Technologies, a maritime design and applied technologies company has unveiled the design of its all-electric hydrofoiling ferry, the EF-24, targeting the global high-speed ferry market. The revolutionary ferry is among several zero-emission vessels being developed by Artemis Technologies in Belfast, Northern Ireland, designed to provide commercially viable green transport solutions for operators,

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On our Forum: The awesome challenge of improving life at sea

  By Michael Grey* The old ideas are always the best, it is said, and if you are in the mood for cliches, you probably agree that they invariably come around again and again. It is interesting to see the efforts that are being made to “sell” careers at sea and to try and persuade

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