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COSCO Europe
In the four years since its coating with Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) system, COSCO Europe has reached new heights of efficiency, cost control and environmental performance. Figures released by Jotun today show that the 2008-built,...
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Broad industry coalition offers clarity on new container weighing regulations
The World Shipping Council (WSC), the TT Club, the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA), and the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) jointly released a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to address issues arising fr...
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been awarded the contract for classification of nine Medium Range (MR) type product tankers. Owned by Maersk Tankers, the vessels will be built at Samsung’s Ningbo yard in China. These are the first ever vessels...
An artist’s impression of Matson’s Aloha-class containership. Image credit: Matson
Thordon Bearings has signed a landmark contract to supply COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing solutions to two Jones Act containerships under construction at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Inc. (APSI) for Matson Navigation Company, Inc...