• Maritime CEO Issue Three 2021
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    splash247.com NewsPublished on 17.10.2021By Splash
  • Fincantieri tipped to build the largest shipyard in Latin America
    Fincantieri has committed to investing in the construction of the largest shipyard in Latin America as part of the expansion of Progreso port in Yucatán, Mexico, according to an official state announcement. The Italian shipbuilding giant and Yucatán governor, Mauricio Vila (pictured right), confirmed that Fincantieri will initially invest $220m ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • UN secretary-general lashes shipping’s decarbonisation ambition to date
    With just over two weeks to go until COP26, a major international climate summit, the secretary-general of the United Nations, António Guterres, has taken aim at shipping and aviation for their slowness down the path towards decarbonisation. Speaking at the Global Sustainable Transport conference on Thursday, Guterres said: “Let’s be ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Sam Chambers
  • Shipowners brace for big hike in insurance costs
    Shipping, facing the rare prospect of solid returns for 2022, will see its bottom line take a hit as insurers come in demanding far higher rates. The shipping industry has been spooked by twin announcements this week from two British P&I Clubs, giving a strong hint that insurance costs are ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Sam Chambers
  • China Navigation rebranded Swire Shipping
    The Swire Group has taken the decision to rebrand the oldest part of the famous trading house’s business. Announced today, China Navigation (CNCo), one of the most venerable names in Asian shipping, is no longer. Henceforth it will be called Swire Shipping, consigning a 149-year brand to a group holding ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Sam Chambers
  • Maersk brings home the bacon with latest Danish logistics contract
    Maersk has signed a global end-to-end logistics agreement with pork producer Danish Crown. The three-year end-to-end agreement covers all Danish Crown’s business units, delivering solutions on ocean services, inland logistics and cold chain logistics. Danish Crown is one of the world’s largest exporters and the number one supplier of pork ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Sam Chambers
  • Danica: The multinational approach to crew risk
    With a head office in Germany and a network of owned manning offices in Ukraine, Russia, and the Baltic countries, Danica supplies more than 1,500 officers to shipowners. Henrik Jensen, owner of Hamburg-based Danica Maritime Services and managing director of Danica Crewing Services, one of the largest independent crewing agencies ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Splash
  • Poulsson steps in as Pontoppidan leaves Nordic Shipholding
    Nordic Shipholding chairman Knud Pontoppidan has stepped down as the Danish owner moves into the new phase of winding down its business. Jens Mathiasen, an independent director, also retired from the board. The Copenhagen-listed firm has appointed Esben Poulsson, an independent director of the company, as the new chairman. Jon ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • TotalEnergies takes option on Maersk drillship for record-breaking well off Angola
    TotalEnergies has exercised an option for the 2014-built seventh-generation drillship to drill the ultra-deepwater exploration well in Angola. The Ondjaba-1 well in Angola’s Block 48 will be drilled to a new world record at a water depth of 3,628 m. The extension is for 54 days, keeping the rig contracted ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Mayflower Wind orders hybrid electric CTV
    Mayflower Wind, a 50/50 joint venture between Shell New Energies US LLC and Ocean Winds that is developing an offshore wind lease area off the US Northeast coast, has signed an agreement with Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding/Duclos Corporation of Somerset, Massachusetts for the specification, design and manufacture of a Jones Act-compliant, hybrid ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Kim Biggar
  • Constellation wins Petrobras deal for semisub pair
    Brazilian driller Constellation is set to close two new contracts to charter the Gold Star and Lone Star semisub rigs to Petrobras. The charter should be approved this month, following the appeal deadline, and the signing of contracts should take place in November. Constellation’s two units currently operate for Petrobras ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Subsea 7 and Schlumberger firm up major contract in Turkey
    Subsea 7 has confirmed the award of a major contract worth over $750m by Turkish Petroleum for the Sakarya field development offshore Turkey in the Black Sea. The Oslo-listed player announced the deal in September without disclosing the project or client. The contract is awarded to Subsea 7 and Schlumberger, ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • TotalEnergies and Simply Blue launch US floating offshore wind joint venture
    TotalEnergies, a global multi-energy company, and Simply Blue Group, a pioneer in floating offshore wind, have launched a joint venture, TotalEnergies SBE US, to develop floating offshore wind projects in the United States. The JV will combine TotalEnergies’ expertise in large-scale offshore projects with Simply Blue Group’s floating know-how to ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 15.10.2021By Kim Biggar
  • Log-In Logistica books boxship pair at Zhoushan Changhong
    Brazil’s Log-In Logistica Intermodal has placed an order at China’s Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard for the construction of two 3,158 teu containerships. Log-In said it is paying $85.2m for the pair, set to deliver in December 2023 and May 2024, respectively. The 199.98 m long newbuildings will have approximately 25% ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 14.10.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Iino Kaiun orders ammonia carrier at Hyundai Mipo for Mitsui charter
    Japanese shipping line Iino Kaiun Kaisha has sealed a time charter deal with compatriot trading house Mitsui & Co for a newbuild 23,000 cu m ammonia carrier. The vessel will be built by the South Korean shipbuilder, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, and delivered in December 2023. According to a joint statement, ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 14.10.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Stena Drilling invests in UK blockchain tech start-up
    Aberdeen-based Stena Drilling has acquired a minority stake in and formed a three-year technology partnership with Cambridge-based blockchain start-up SmartChainServices (SCS). The announcement follows a six-month proof of value project, where Stena Drilling applied blockchain and smart contract technology, to reduce and eventually eliminate complex transactions related to International Association ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 14.10.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Belships snaps up ultramax bulker resale
    Belships’ fleet expansion continues with the acquisition of an ultramax newbuilding resale currently under construction in Japan. The 64,000 dwt bulker will deliver in January 2023 and take Belships’ fleet to 30 ships. The Norwegian owner has not revealed any further details, except that it plans to finance the vessel ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 14.10.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Germans put theory into practice with autonomous truck pilot
    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) and vehicle maker MAN Truck & Bus have set an important milestone for the use of autonomous trucks in port terminals with the completion of the Hamburg TruckPilot project. The three-year project, which was part of the strategic mobility partnership between the City of Hamburg ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 14.10.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • John Fredriksen makes rallying call for tankers by upping stake in Euronav to 10%
    Norwegian shipping tycoon John Fredriksen, hailed today as shipping’s Warren Buffet, continues to increase his ownership interest in rival tanker company Euronav, coming out today as the largest shareholder in the bluechip shipping stock. The swift extra investment comes just days after Splash reported on the 77-year-old becoming the second ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 14.10.2021By Adis Ajdin
  • Case made for green hydrogen ahead of COP26
    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has issued a 115-page report in which it makes a strong case for the rapid development of green hydrogen infrastructure, suggesting renewable fuels based on the substance and advanced biofuels could cut up to 80% of CO2 emissions attributed to shipping by 2050. Renewable ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 14.10.2021By Sam Chambers
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