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ANEMOI EXTENDS LEASE ON SAIL TEST BASE

ANEMOI EXTENDS LEASE ON SAIL TEST BASE

Anemoi Marine Technologies has extended the lease for its land-based Rotor Sail test facility at the Port of Blyth following a period of growth for the business. For nearly 10 years Anemoi’s test facility has been based at the Port of Blyth, which is a leading...

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ABS TO ESTABLISH LNG TRAINING IN QATAR

ABS TO ESTABLISH LNG TRAINING IN QATAR

Classification organisation ABS is to open a global liquified natural gas (LNG) training centre in Doha, Qatar, as part of its support of Qatar’s National Vision 2030 and the Tawteen Programme, which focuses on education and quality employment for Qatari nationals. In...

DECARBONISATION IS THE FUTURE – WÄRTSILÄ CEO

DECARBONISATION IS THE FUTURE – WÄRTSILÄ CEO

Announcing the group's financial result for the July-September 2022 period, which showed a good order intake but profitability is still challenging, Wärtsilä’s president and CEO Håkan Agnevall (pictured) said that "The decarbonisation journey will transform our...

MARINE BATTERY COMPANY APPOINTS NEW CEO

MARINE BATTERY COMPANY APPOINTS NEW CEO

Swedish company Echandia has promoted Fredrik Hellström, currently deputy CEO, to be its new CEO, with the aim of focusing on building a solid growing business and broadening the product portfolio. Hellström joined Echandia in 2021, following more than 10 years’...

WÄRTSILÄ BRINGS VOYAGE BUSINESS UNDER MARINE POWER UMBRELLA

WÄRTSILÄ BRINGS VOYAGE BUSINESS UNDER MARINE POWER UMBRELLA

Wärtsilä Corporation is to strengthen its lifecycle offering by integrating the Voyage business into Marine Power as a business unit, which the group feels will help contribute to its emissions reduction goals. Current President of Wärtsilä Voyage (the former Transas...

SHIP RECYCLING STILL LACKS CAPACITY, SAYS BIMCO REPORT

SHIP RECYCLING STILL LACKS CAPACITY, SAYS BIMCO REPORT

A report commissioned by BIMCO shows that while the EU list of approved ship recycling facilities continues to grow, new additions have not added significant capacity to meet the demands of the global shipping industry. Therefore, BIMCO believes focus must shift...

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TOWAGE COMPANY APPOINTS TRANSFORMATION HEAD

TOWAGE COMPANY APPOINTS TRANSFORMATION HEAD

Svitzer, the global towage provider and part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has announced the appointment of Sabrina Weymiens to the newly created role of Head of Transformation, in order to keep the company on track as it tackles decarbonisation and delivers superior...

CORVUS OPENS FUEL CELL TEST AREA

CORVUS OPENS FUEL CELL TEST AREA

Maritime energy storage company Corvus Energy has opened a new test area for hydrogen fuel cells at its production site in Bergen, Norway. As part of the H2NOR project, Corvus is proceeding with the development and production of sustainable, large-scale...

VESSEL SHARING HELPS THE ENVIRONMENT – SHIPOWNERS

VESSEL SHARING HELPS THE ENVIRONMENT – SHIPOWNERS

To serve as many ports and customers as possible, as efficiently as possible, international ocean carriers often share space on vessels, a practice which has benefited the EU through the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER), which expires in April 2024 and is...

FINNISH ENGINEERING COMPANY SETS UP UK GREEN TECH CENTRE

FINNISH ENGINEERING COMPANY SETS UP UK GREEN TECH CENTRE

Foreship has established Foreship UK, a new subsidiary which commits the Finnish naval architecture and marine engineering company to securing a strategic presence based in the United Kingdom. Shaun White (pictured) has been appointed as MD, to lead Foreship UK from...

NEW KONGSBERG PRESIDENT TO FOCUS ON SUSTAINABILITY

NEW KONGSBERG PRESIDENT TO FOCUS ON SUSTAINABILITY

Lisa Edvardsen Haugan has been appointed as the new President of Kongsberg Maritime, taking over from Egil Haugsdal, who will continue until November, when he takes on a new role within the group. Edvardsen Haugan has long experience within the Kongsberg Group,...

CMA CGM LOOKS TO CONTAINER RETURNS TO HELP DECARBONISE

CMA CGM LOOKS TO CONTAINER RETURNS TO HELP DECARBONISE

French container shipping group CMA CGM has launched its 'TEUs to Trees' early container return incentive programme designed to increase climate change mitigation in the US while assisting in the overall effort to improve both the fluidity and velocity of the supply...

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