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  1. MSC Says Its Terminals Are Ready to Welcome 2M Ships amid Cyber Attack
    After a cyber attack affected Danish transport and logistics major A.P. Moller-Maersk, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Maersk Line’s partner in the 2M alliance, informed its 53 terminals are “fully available” to 2M vessels to load and unload cargo with minimal delay.  “If necessary, the 2M partners are prepared to divert ships away from terminals which […]
  2. Qatar Crisis Hits Stalemate
    The economic and political sanctions imposed on Qatar earlier this month could protract indefinitely, BBC News reports citing a UAE government spokesman, according to whom Qatar seems to be unwilling to comply with a list of demands set by a number of Arab countries. Namely, after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and […]
  3. ExxonMobil, Eagle LNG & Crowley to Develop LNG as Marine Fuel
    ExxonMobil, Eagle LNG Partners and Crowley have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of LNG as a marine fuel. The companies said that the goal of the collaboration is to establish the storage and technical support necessary to provide “safe, reliable LNG delivery for vessel operators bunkering in North America.” The three companies […]
  4. Fate of Ballast Water Convention to Be Decided at MEPC 71
    IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee 71, due to gather in London in July, may well have the last chance to ensure that the long-delayed Ballast Water Convention is implemented when ships undergo their special surveys. This would ultimately decide whether the Convention’s requirements are finally fulfilled across the many thousands of ships which require ballast […]
  5. Keppel Wins Over USD 60 Mn Worth of Modification Deals
    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has through its wholly owned subsidiary, Keppel Shipyard, won four contracts worth a total of SGD 85 million (around USD 61.4 million) for the conversion, repair and modification of vessels. “Despite the current challenging market conditions, we continue to receive a regular stream of conversion, repair and modification […]