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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

ABS Guidance Simplifies Yacht Plan Approval Process

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ABS has published Guidance Notes on Yacht Design and released new Yacht Structure Assessment

Trafigura Names First of 35 New Tankers

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Singapore's commodity trading company Trafigura Group has named the first of its 35 crude oil and

WE Tech Equips World’s First Dual-fuel Handysize Bulker

The first LNG dual-fueled handysize bulk carrier i

The world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fueled handysize bulk carrier, M/V Haaga

Contracts

Chinese Steel Mills Chase Iron Ore Contracts with Brazil's Vale

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Chinese steel mills and traders are rushing to secure long-term contracts for high-quality iron

MAN Propulsion for 7 Russian Factory Trawlers

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MAN Energy Solutions said it has won the contract to supply propulsion systems for seven new

Austal Awarded Two More Independence-variant LCS

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The U.S. Navy awarded a contract modification to shipbuilder Austal USA to build two additional

Technology

NSF Awards Contract to Continue Ocean Observatories Initiative

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A state-of-the-art marine facility delivering data and new insight to the ocean science community

C-Job Researching Ammonia as Marine Fuel

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C-Job Naval Architects based in the Netherlands announced it has joined the Ammonia Energy

Kongsberg to Deliver Simulator Package to GasLog

Kongsberg Digital’s delivery to GasLog includes an

Kongsberg Digital (KDI) will deliver to GasLog a comprehensive liquefied natural gas (LNG)

Legal

INSIGHTS: John Rynd / President , CEO and Director, Tidewater Inc.

John Rynd / President , CEO and Director, Tidewate

Mr. John Rynd graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

US Coast Guard Publishes Final Ballast Water Management Reporting Requirement

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A Final Rule eliminating the requirement for certain vessels that operate on voyages exclusively

Gulftainer Signs 50-year Lease for Port of Wilmington

Peter Richards, Group CEO of Gulftainer; Delaware

Gulftainer, the world’s largest privately-owned independent port operator and logistics company

People & Company News

Odfjell Finalizes Sale of Rotterdam Tank Terminal

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Norwegian shipping and tank terminal company Odfjell SE announced on Thursday that it has

MOL Launches Sunflower Kirishima

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Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced that the newly built large-scale ferry Sunflower Kirishima

Hapag-Lloyd Launches Optimised Mobile App

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Beginning immediately, all Hapag-Lloyd customers can make use of the advantages offered by the

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