• Hamburg Port Sets Record in Intermodal Growth

    MarineLink News 19 Feb 2019 | 03:48 am

    Handling 135.1 million tons of seaborne cargoes (down one percent), Germany’s largest universal port can report a respectable result for 2018.Hamburg successfully asserted itself in a difficult environment, achieving a distinct advance on railborne seaport-hinterland transport.

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  • Clean Arctic Alliance Thrusts on HFO Ban

    MarineLink News 19 Feb 2019 | 03:47 am

    As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 6) opened yesterday in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance called on Member States to remain focussed to the goal of developing…

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  • Herbert-ABS Intros Offshore Evaluation Software

    MarineLink News 19 Feb 2019 | 03:46 am

    California-based provider of naval management software and ship design Herbert-ABS Software Solutions LLC today announced the launch of its HECSTAB Offshore Stability Evaluation Software.Designed with a versatile user interface featuring improved 3D and 2D viewports…

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  • APM Terminals Ecuador Upgrades

    MarineLink News 19 Feb 2019 | 03:45 am

    To address rapid increases in volumes APM Terminals Inland Services Ecuador introduced an accurate and reliable Truck Appointment System (TAS).This approach has already proved itself at other APM Terminals’ facilities, including neighbouring Peru.

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  • Two Bangladeshi Workers Killed in Shipbreaking Yard

    MarineLink News 19 Feb 2019 | 03:44 am

    Two Bangladeshi workers were killed Monday in a fire that started in the engine room of an end-of-life tanker being dismantled at a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh, the NGO Shipbreaking PlatformMd Jamil, 23 years old cutter man,…

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  • Hapag-Lloyd Gets Ratings Upgrade from Moody's

    MarineLink News 19 Feb 2019 | 03:43 am

    The international rating agency Moody’s has upgraded the German cargo container shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd AG's corporate family rating (CFR) to B1 from B2 and its senior unsecured bond rating to B3 from Caa1. The outlook remains stable.According to Moody's release…

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  • IMO Readies for Sulphur 2020 Limit

    MarineLink News 19 Feb 2019 | 03:42 am

    International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) meets this week (18-22 February) at IMO headquarters.According to the UN body, the meeting will focus on finalizing draft Guidelines on consistent…

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  • VT Halter: $1.5m Design Deal for NOAA Ship

    MarineLink News 18 Feb 2019 | 22:01 pm

    VT Halter Marine was selected for Phase 1 Preliminary/Contract design for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) AGOR Variant (NAV). For the NAV program VT Halter Marine teamed with Gibbs & Cox, Inc. to provide NAVSEA and…

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  • RCL Orders Oasis Class Cruise Ship

    MarineLink News 18 Feb 2019 | 19:21 pm

    Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l'Atlantique to order a sixth Oasis-class ship for delivery in the fall of 2023."This is the twenty-third cruise ship that RCL will be building at our shipyard…

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  • GTT Wins SHI LNG Tank Design Deal

    MarineLink News 18 Feb 2019 | 19:09 pm

    GTT won an order from Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of a new 174,000 cu. m. LNG carrier (LNGC), on behalf of the Danish ship-owner Navigare.The tanks of this unit will be fitted with the Mark III[…]

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