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Fuel to speed “cube rule” not as good as thought

(Sep 17 2020)

A study by 3 academic researchers found that the well-known cube rule for fuel consumption to speed does not work unless you are near the design speed.



DNV GL’s CEO expects a renaissance of the maritime industry

(Sep 17 2020)

Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL, says he expects to see the maritime industry go through a renaissance - a period of change but also marked by a revival of classical ideas.



Posidonia web forums week announced

(Sep 17 2020)

Key industry media to host a programme of web events 26-30 October 2020.



ABS introduces ‘alternative fuel ready’ approach

(Sep 17 2020)

ABS has introduced an ‘Alternative Fuel Ready’ approach to help shipowners prepare their fleets for the introduction of alternative fuels.



The 8 biggest mistakes that Maritime professionals make when applying for jobs

(Sep 17 2020)

A free webinar provided by The CV & Interview Advisors in partnership with The Nautical Institute.



Sri Lanka claims costs incurred on dousing oil tanker fire

(Sep 17 2020)

Sri Lanka on Wednesday asked for a claim of USD 1.8 million from the Greek owners of the oil tanker, which caught fire off the country's eastern waters.



Venezuela defies U.S. sanctions with first Iranian oil import

(Sep 17 2020)

Ship is discharging Iranian condensate at PDVSA terminal.



Activists from Greenpeace Nordic arrested after blocking oil tanker in Sweden

(Sep 17 2020)

Six activists from Greenpeace Nordic climbed the cranes in the oil harbour at Preem’s oil refinery in Brofjorden, Lysekil, on Sweden’s west coast.



Tanker Master died in his cabin during voyage

(Sep 17 2020)

Master of asphalt tanker GLOBAL LADY died of heart attack in his cabin on Sep 12 in Arabian sea.



Migrants transferred from Maersk tanker after more than month at sea

(Sep 17 2020)

A group of 27 migrants who had been stuck onboard the Maersk Etienne tanker for more than a month have been transferred safely to a ship operated by the NGO Mediterranea.



Hafnia and NW innovation works announce new partnership

(Sep 17 2020)

Northwest innovation works announces Hafnia’s investment in methanol export plant at the Port of Kalama in Washington, USA.



NAVTOR cements e-Navigation lead with German growth

(Sep 17 2020)

NAVTOR, the number one global provider of maritime e-Navigation solutions, is looking to consolidate its market leadership with a new office in Germany.



ABS and HHI complete design simulation Joint Development Project

(Sep 17 2020)

ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have completed a Joint Development Project (JDP) to build multi-physics simulations capable of analyzing the carbon-footprint of vessels in the design stage.



KR opens LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Center

(Sep 17 2020)

The Korean Register (KR) has announced the establishment of a new LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Center (KR LSC). The new facility is located at KR’s headquarters in Busan and officially opened on 15 September.



IUMI publishes initial findings from its major claims database

(Sep 17 2020)

During this year’s annual International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) conference, initial findings from IUMI’s major claims database were made available for the first time.




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Aug-Sept 2020

Columbia, Thome, laser scanning for tanks, Covid and seafarers, dual fuel engines, shaft generators