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REGULATORY WATCH: The Global 0.50% Sulfur Cap: 30 months and counting down …

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Industry frets about the coming deadline. Shipping desperately wants to be ready, but will global shore-based infrastructure and refining capacity match the demand that is sure to come? And … are regulators

OP/ED: How Growth Can Benefit the Environment

Thomas A. Jelenić, Vice President for Pacific Merc

You might call 2017 a banner year for California ports. San Pedro Bay, home to the nation's leading twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach exceeded their pre-recession peaks. Collectively, San Pedro Bay was up 7.

Driving Efficiently Towards Zero Emissions

the Kalmar Ottawa Electric terminal tractor, T2E

As the Port of Long Beach Starts Year-long Freight and electric vehicle (EV) testing, Kalmar’s newest workhorse – the Kalmar Ottawa Electric terminal tractor, T2E – will be doing some of the heavy lifting.

Shipbuilding

Vard Selected to Build Autonomous Ship Yara Birkeland

YARA signs deal with VARD to build Yara Birkeland.

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has secured a contract worth approximately NOK 250 million ($29.

Rolls-Royce Launches Battery System for Ships

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Rolls-Royce has been delivering energy storage systems for ships since 2010, but the actual energy

South Korea Tops Global Shipbuilding Industry in July

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South Korea maintained its number one ranking in the global shipbuilding market in July.

Contracts

Ampelmann Wins North Sea Contracts

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Ampelmann has strengthened its position in the North Sea this year after being awarded four new

From Desert to Delaware

The GTT USA Terminal at Port Canaveral. FL

Gulftainer strives for top six in terminals.Sharjah is a glimmering city-state carved from the

Sovcomflot's Pskov Loads First Cargo from Yamal LNG

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The liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Pskov completed loading at the Port of Sabetta (YNAD)

Technology

Meyer Implements CADMATIC Software at Finnish, German Yards

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Cruise ship building giant the Meyer Group is implementing CADMATIC’s design and information

More Ships Adding Scrubbers ahead of 2020

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An increase in the number of ships adding cleaning systems to their smokestacks will mean vessels

The Digitalization of Tanker Logistics

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The tanker business carefully dips its toes into the digital chartering, analytics and big (data)

Legal

White House Condemns Turkey's Tariffs on US Imports

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The White House on Wednesday condemned Turkey's doubling of tariffs on U.S. cars, alcohol and

Migrant Rescue Ship Arrives in Malta Following Standoff

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The Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius arrived at Valletta harbour in Malta on Wednesday to

GulfNav Upgrades Fleet to Meet New Environmental Rules

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Dubai-based shipping company Gulf Navigation Holding (GulfNav) is upgrading its fleet with new

People & Company News

ZEABORN Combines E.R. Schiffahrt and Rickmers

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The ZEABORN Group announced it has combined its two recently acquired Hamburg-based ship

Students Face Off in Underwater Competition

Harbin Engineering University from China takes fir

It was an exciting time in San Diego as nearly 50 high school and university teams from around the

Enestas Boosts SEA\LNG’s Presence in Americas

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SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of

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