EUROPE: Launch of Maritime Week Gibraltar 2019A
The Gibraltar Port Authority and Petrospot, together with HM Government of Gibraltar, Gibraltar Maritime Administration and other Gibraltar-based stakeholders, have joined forces to create the inaugural Maritime Week Gibraltar, a major new biennial event.
EUROPE: Coral Methane begins trials in Gibraltar
The latest stage in Gibraltar’s development of its LNG power station was reached on 9 January when the Anthony Veder-owned LNG carrier and bunker vessel rehearsed its berthing procedures at the new terminal.
ASIA PACIFIC: McKay set to develop ‘New Zealand’s first plug-in fully electrical ferry’
Electrotechnology company McKay will be working alongside SSC Marine to develop and implement what it claims will be ‘New Zealand’s first plug-in fully electrical ferry’.
EUROPE: EIB to invest in SECA-based vessels
The European Investment Bank is to contribute €10.1 million to an ABN AMRO arranged facility to finance the construction of three cement carrier vessels for the Eureka Shipping group.
GLOBAL: Klaveness takes delivery of first CLEANBU vessel
The MV Baru, built at China’s New Yangzi Shipyard, will have up to 40% lower CO2 emissions per ton mile transported cargo.
EUROPE: SECA non-compliance stats remain stable in Denmark
The Danish Maritime Authority, on behalf of the Danish Environmental Protection Agency, took 156 fuel samples onboard ships during 2018.