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TotalEnergies completes Marseille’s first LNG bunkering operation of a containership via its second chartered LNG bunker vessel

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 24-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, and CMA CGM, a French container transportation and shipping company, have announced the launch of Marseilles’ inaugural ship-to-containership Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering … Read the full press release

Ørsted to buy 45 percent stake in what could become the world’s first large-scale sustainable e-methanol project

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), a Danish leading operator of offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, has announced it will acquire 45 percent stake in FlagshipONE e-methanol project … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post makes its entire mail transport greener

This now makes letter mail more climate friendly for private customers as well. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 3-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Post DHL Group (ETR: DPW), a German multinational package delivery and supply chain management company, has announced it will … Read the full press release

International sourcing and shipping trends with potentially high financial impact for U.S. importers – Maersk Customs Services USA

(PRESS RELEASE) FLORHAM PARK, New Jersey, U.S.A., 30-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — A.P. Moller – Maersk, a global leader in container shipping, has announced that Maersk Customs Services USA, its customs compliance and clearances service for the US, has released current … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel offers carbon neutral transport option with the launch of new SAF add-on

Kuehne+Nagel becomes the first air logistics provider to offer customers sustainable fuel option for all shipments Choice of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) add-on available on all customer quoting channels Instant calculation of SAF on a per kg basis for a … Read the full press release

New Joint Collaboration Space in Shanghai by DNV, Atlas Corp. and Seaspan extends their partnership into onshore and offshore renewable energies, decarbonization and digitalization

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, Norway, 29-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the establishment of a new Joint Collaboration Space (JCS) in Shanghai, China, together with Atlas Corp, a leading global asset management company, … Read the full press release

Thetius / Inmarsat report: COVID-19 seens as universal disruptor and catalyst for digital transformation in the shipping industry

‘A Changed World’ details the fast tracking of IoT-based solutions in post-pandemic world (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has released a new report that looks into how the … Read the full press release

Eni to deliver a carbon neutral LNG cargo to CPC Corporation, Taiwan reaching a milestone in its decarbonization strategy

The GHG emissions related to the entire value chain of the LNG cargo will be offset through the retirement of high quality nature based credits. (PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE (MILAN), 6-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian … Read the full press release

DNV updates rules for ship classification with new class notations to tackle decarbonization challenge in the maritime industry

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading classification society, DNV announces the latest updates to its rules for ship classification, with a raft of new class notations, including “Fuel Ready” and “Gas fuelled ammonia” notations. The new updates … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and Wallenius combine their expertise in a new joint venture to work on innovative wind propulsion solutions for sustainable shipping

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 29-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and Wallenius, Stockholm based frontrunner in the global shipping industry, have announced they will form a 50/50 joint venture called … Read the full press release

Revolutionized marine transport: ABB marks 30 years of Azipod® electric propulsion

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 6-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB celebrates the 30th anniversary of the creation of Azipod® electric propulsion. From its creation three decades ago to its market leading position in global shipping today, Azipod® propulsion has revolutionized marine transport … Read the full press release

Maritime industry: DNV GL releases white paper “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 16-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s leading classification society, DNV GL, announces a white paper entitled “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”. The white paper, released at a press conference today, identifies a looming … Read the full press release

CMA CGM adds Port of Alexandria’s upcoming terminal to its operations in the Mediterranean

Operations will start in 2022 and a capacity of 1.5 million TEUs. A strategic choice for the development of CMA CGM’s port operations in the Mediterranean. (PRESS RELEASE) MARSEILLE, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French container transportation and shipping company CMA … Read the full press release

Total further contributes to the reduction of maritime industry’s carbon footprint by joining the “Getting to Zero Coalition”

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 8-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational integrated oil and gas company Total supports the maritime industry’s decarbonisation by collaborating with companies across the maritime, energy, infrastructure and finance sectors and joining the Getting to Zero Coalition. The … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Seadrill Limited

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMILTON, Bermuda, 27-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Seadrill Limited welcomes Birgit Aagaard-Svendsen and Herman R. Flinder to its board of directors. Both will be replacing Eugene I. Davis and Scott D. Vogel who are stepping down from their current … Read the full press release

Total to provide shipping customers in China with low sulphur fuels through a joint venture with Zhejiang Energy Group

(PRESS RELEASE) ZHOUSHAN, China, 21-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Total creates a joint venture company with Chinese state-owned Zhejiang Energy Group (ZEG). The joint venture is intended to the supply and delivery of marine fuels in the region of Zhoushan, China. … Read the full press release

DHL Global launches new online service for transparent air and ocean freight quotations and instant bookings

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 27-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding launches new service — myDHLi Quote & Book. The new tool is a convenient online service for comparing quotations and making instant bookings, 24/7 for air and ocean freight and … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuelled engine selected for China’s first LNG fuelled platform supply vessels

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 13-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä wins contract to supply 40 generating sets for 12 new LNG fuelled platform supply vessels (PSV) for a Chinese owner. This is the first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs for China. The … Read the full press release

Hagland Shipping AS to have its general cargo vessel ‘Hagland Captain’ retrofitted with Wärtsilä’s hybrid propulsion solution

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 8-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Shipping company Hagland Shipping AS to order hybrid retrofit installation from Wärtsilä for its general cargo vessel ‘Hagland Captain’. The agreement between the two companies has been signed in December 2018 and the project will be first of its … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System receives continued strong demand from global shipping operators

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 23-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a number of contracts to supply its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) to global shipping operators. The systems will enable the vessels to be compliant with … Read the full press release

Germany’s largest natural gas and crude oil producer Wintershall advocates greater use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in maritime shipping

CEO informs Hamburg’s First Mayor about the merger between Wintershall and DEA HAMBURG, 04-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Germany’s largest natural gas and crude oil producer advocates greater use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in maritime shipping. “Europe’s ports need LNG … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä unveils new high-speed, compact engine at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans, USA

HELSINKI, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its position as a global leader in the maritime markets by introducing the first Wärtsilä-branded high-speed engine. The International Workboat Show in New Orleans, USA, was the venue of the official … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä successfully completes round of test procedures of its automated dock-to-dock solution

HELSINKI, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully completed a further round of test procedures of its automated dock-to-dock solution. In an unprecedented operation, in the presence of the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA), the system was further tested … Read the full press release

DHL’s digital freight platform Saloodo! now also accessible from the Netherlands

As of now, the digital freight marketplace is also available to users in the Netherlands for national shipments and for shipping orders from the Netherlands to other European countries and vice versa. Saloodo! digitalizes the entire supply chain Digital freight … Read the full press release

Model tests of the Project Forward’s concept vessel indicate that the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) is well below the currently most stringent Phase III level

HELSINKI, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Project Forward initiative led by Athens-Based Arista Shipping, with Wärtsilä as one of the participants, demonstrates that with LNG as fuel, an advanced hull design, and highly efficient propulsion machinery, it will be possible to … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines carried successful navigational safety test aboard a 165m passenger ferry

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The capacity for Intelligent Awareness and machine learning technologies to significantly improve navigational safety has been verified by Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), following the success of a pilot project … Read the full press release

StormGeo becomes a one-stop-shop for digital navigation and planning for the modern maritime industry with the acquisition of Nautisk

STOCKHOLM, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The quote “A little rain never hurt anybody” is not a wise recommendation. At least not if you ask EQT portfolio company StormGeo – the leading provider of weather intelligence and decision support for companies operating … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: New maritime security toolkit aims to present a new model for capacity building and governance of our seas

BRISTOL, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International policy makers, coastguard, navies and shipping companies can now access comprehensive advice and guidance to making the world’s oceans safe from piracy and smuggling. Endorsed at its launch by the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative … Read the full press release

Marlink and Seagull Maritime to create online, satcom enabled environment for the distribution and updating of e-learning material

‘Over the air’ updates of e-learning material to improve crews’ knowledge and qualifications HORTEN/OSLO/PARIS, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marlink and Seagull Maritime have entered into a partnership to introduce a step-change in onboard training this year, creating an online, satcom enabled … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd strengthens presence in Ghana with the opening of its own new office in Tema

Presence in West Africa expanded / Investments in growing markets HAMBURG, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 1, 2018, Hapag-Lloyd moved into its own new office in Tema, the most important port city in Ghana. Effective immediately, the company will be … Read the full press release