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  • Record Engine Powers World’s Largest Containership

    Record Engine Powers World’s Largest Containership

    29th May 2020

    HMM, the South Korean shipping company, has launched the first in a series of 12 ultra-large containerships which will each feature individual MAN B&W G95ME-C10.5 low-speed main engines. At 23,964TEU, HMM Algeciras is the world’s largest containership and will operate…

  • Port prepares for passengers with temperature screening technology

    Port prepares for passengers with temperature screening technology

    22nd May 2020

    Portsmouth International Port is believed to be the first UK port to install a thermal temperature scanner, which will be available for ferry and cruise operators to screen their passengers. The temperature screening technology involves using a camera detection system…

  • DFDS’ first quarter results: navigating through a pandemic

    DFDS’ first quarter results: navigating through a pandemic

    12th May 2020

    DFDS released their results recently for the first quarter. Overall revenue declined one per cent in first quarter of 2020 to DKK 3.8bn (£445m). There was a 16 per cent decrease in passenger revenues during the period due to restrictions…

  • Connecting communities for 20 years

    Connecting communities for 20 years

    8th May 2020

    Damen Ferries marks two decades with a keen eye on a sustainable future  Damen Shipyards Group marked the 20th anniversary of its ferries department on 7 May 2020. At the start of the new millennium, Damen formalised its activities in…

  • Viking Line’s service over the next few weeks

    Viking Line’s service over the next few weeks

    6th May 2020

    As a result of the Finnish government’s decision on 4 May 2020 to gradually ease some of the restrictions related to the Covid-19 coronavirus, starting 14 May Viking Line will open up passenger service again for essential traffic. Essential traffic…

  • Portland Port update on current trading

    Portland Port update on current trading

    5th May 2020

    Whilst the coronavirus pandemic is having a major impact upon countless businesses in the UK, including those in the maritime industry, Portland Port remains open for business and continues to play its role. The appropriate restrictions and safety measures have…

  • Crowley Takes Delivery of ATB Dedicated to Alaska Fuels Service

    Crowley Takes Delivery of ATB Dedicated to Alaska Fuels Service

    1st May 2020

    On 21 April 2020 Crowley Fuels LLC took delivery today of its new Alaska Class 100,000-barrel, articulated tug-barge (ATB), which will be used to transport multiple clean petroleum products for the Alaska market, from Bollinger Shipyards. Crowley will operate the…