The company says that ‘financial setbacks’ at Germany’s FSG shipyard, caused by the late delivery of Irish Ferries’ newest ship, the W.B. Yeats, mean that the LNG-fuelled Honfleur will not enter service in July as planned.
GLOBAL: LR and UMAS study ‘stresses the urgency for early action’ to achieve zero-carbon future
The new ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’ study from Lloyd’s Register and University Maritime Advisory Services ‘stresses the urgency for early action’, both at the ship and supply infrastructure level, in order to achieve the IMO’s Greenhouse Gas Strategy 2050 ambition.
GLOBAL: Cleanship Solutions clinches multi-vessel scrubber order
The UK-based company has been awarded a contract by a large container vessel operator to retrofit scrubbers to over 30 containerships.
MIDDLE EAST: Plans moving forward for new maritime oil waste reception unit in Port Said
Ecoslops and the Suez Canal Economic Zone have reported that they have ‘taken another step’ forward in the plan to set up a facility in Egypt’s Port Said for the collection, reception and treatment of maritime oil waste.
GLOBAL: IMO 2020 one of shipping’s continuing uncertainties in 2019, says freight forwarder
‘Usually, we see a number of different approaches from one carrier to another when there are major regulatory changes happening. But so far it looks like the same pattern as everyone tries to put their plans into action,’ says Klaus Lysdal, Vice President of Operations, iContainers.
EVENT FOCUS: EXPOSHIPPING, 2-5 APRIL, ISTANBUL
Exposhipping Istanbul will bring together all the players from the maritime industry – including national and international shipbuilding and subsidiary companies.