2021 September 20


New DNV Naval Technical Assurance concept offers tailored solutions for naval verification

Under the umbrella of Naval Technical Assurance, DNV offers verification according to a variety of different standards, may be flexibly combined with DNV’s classification portfolio


Vyborg Shipyard delivers second trawler of KMT01 design

A series of KMT01 trawlers numbering four units has been under construction on a turnkey basis from 2017


IAPH launches Cybersecurity Guidelines for Ports and Port Facilities

The International Association of Ports and Harbors has announced the launch of its Cybersecurity Guidelines for Ports and Port Facilities


FESCO acquires 300 new refrigerated containers of increased capacity

They will be delivered in Q1 2022


Boluda Towage celebrates naming ceremony for tug quartet

On 16th September 2021, the naming ceremony of four newly-built tugs “VB BOLERO, VB RUMBA, VB FLANDES and VB SAMBA” has been held in the Port of Zeebrugge


ABS study suggests dual-fuel newbuilds have the decarbonization advantage over conversion

ABS compared potential greenhouse gas emissions between a new-build, dual-fuel very large gas carrier and conversion of two AGH VLGCs over 20- and 25-year life cycles


International conference “Inland waterways: strategic potential for growth” kicked off in Saint-Petersburg

The event is being held as part of NEVA 2021 zero day


NAVTOR boosts development muscle with new base in Poland

NAVTOR is adding Gdansk to its existing software development network in Houston, St Petersburg, and Egersund, Norway


Port of Oakland import volume edged up in August 2021

The Port received the equivalent of 97,850 20-foot import containers in August


New study reveals vessels using Jotun HPS reported 20% lower carbon intensity in operations

New Jotun study based on European Union MRV data has revealed vessels using Jotun Hull Performance Solutions reported a 20% lower carbon intensity in operations


4th International Conference “Development of Icebreaking and Support Fleet“ kicked off in Saint-Petersburg

The conference has gathered 150 industry specialists and experts


Crude oil prices decrease as oil production resumes in the Gulf of Mexico

Oil prices fell by 0.76-0.88%


San Pedro Bay Ports announce new measures to speed cargo throughput

The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles announced bold new measures to improve freight movement and reduce delays through the ports as they continue to experience record volumes


MABUX: Global bunker market is in a stable state on Sep 20

Global bunker prices to change significantly today


Baltic Dry Index as of September 17

The Baltic Dry Index rose by 1.42%

2021 September 19


Austal names Rusty Murdaugh as Austal USA President

The appointment comes as Austal USA grows its diverse portfolio of new construction, service and support, and autonomous vehicle contracts


Parkwind selects Port of Mukran to become the O&M base for Arcadis Ost 1 wind farm

The signing of the agreement closely follows the Arcadis Ost 1 financial close signed earlier this summer


Babcock sells first new frigate design licence to Indonesia

The design licence will enable PAL to build two Arrowhead 140 frigates in Indonesia


USC repatriates 22 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayos’ crew repatriated migrants following three interdictions off the coast of Dania Beach and Key West


South Louisiana ports advocate for federal aid post Hurricane Ida

Although operations resumed, there remains ongoing assessment of needs, and supply chain disruptions also continue

2021 September 18


Energy-saving investments clear the way for shore-based power

Shorepower is an environmentally friendly and quiet way to provide European inland vessels with electricity


GROUPE IDEC is developing the first XXL energy - positive activity park in Europe

GROUPE IDEC and PUERTO SECO ANTEQUERA (PSA) are proposing a new large-scale development in southern Andalusia


IMOCA extends relationship naming Iridium and Thales as official communications partners

IMOCA skippers will continue to rely on Iridium Certus® as their primary means of satellite communication at sea