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  • LNG Emerging as Marine Fuel

    The main fuel for ships changed from coal to petroleum such as heavy fuel oil (HFO) 100 years ago. Now, liquefied natural gas (LNG) is rapidly emerging as their next main fuel.

  • LNG Emerging as Marine Fuel

    The main fuel for ships changed from coal to petroleum such as heavy fuel oil (HFO) 100 years ago. Now, liquefied natural gas (LNG) is rapidly emerging as their next main fuel.

  • CMA CGM launched new India-Middle East-Africa...

    CMA CGM launched second Midas container service, which will connect India and Middle East with Southern and Western Africa through the Indian Ocean. The container carrier offers its customers a new service to Africa, which will reduce the transit time and will give new ports of call to accompany its classic Midas service. CMA CGM continue developing its service in fast economic developing Indian region and the countries of Africa, trying to benefit from the economic growth of the two areas. The Midas 1 and Midas 2 services will be operated with two partners, through a VSA (Vessel Sharing Agreement) that will allow the deploying of 16 ships on 21 ports of call on both services.

  • COSCO and Qingdao Sign Silk Road Deal

    Chinese shipping and ports operator COSCO and the fully automated Chinese container port of Qingdao have agreed to cooperate to develop port businesses in China and abroad.

  • Shipping could benefit from increased world trade...

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative is slowly taking shape, as was evidenced over the course of the past few days. However, exactly how will shipping benefit from this colossal project is still a bit hazy, although most analysts would argue that the potential is there. 

  • Damen supports call for Dutch naval sector...

    Damen Shipyards Group supports the report ‘The Navy and the Netherlands Maritime Cluster – an ecosystem under pressure’, by PRC (Policy Research Corporation). The report calls for increased investment into the Dutch naval fleet via ‘Launching Customer’ projects. 

  • Damen celebrates nine decades of operations in...

    Damen is celebrating nine decades of operations in the shipbuilding industry. From small beginnings in the 1920s, the company has grown into a renowned maritime service provider that employs 9,000 people. With Dutch roots, Damen’s expansion has been global. This growth can be viewed in terms of its yards, service hubs and other subsidiary companies as well as a globally-operating client base. For 90 years, Damen’s vessel designs have successfully served customers operating on all over the world.

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LNG Emerging as Marine Fuel

The main fuel for ships changed from coal to petroleum such as heavy fuel oil (HFO) 100 years ago. Now, liquefied natural gas (LNG) is rapidly emerging as their next main fuel.

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LNG Emerging as Marine Fuel

The main fuel for ships changed from coal to petroleum such as heavy fuel oil (HFO) 100 years ago. Now, liquefied natural gas (LNG) is rapidly emerging as their next main fuel.

English

Dubai mulls $1b shipping investment fund — sources

Dubai is looking into creating a $1 billion (Dh3.67 billion) investment fund focused on shipping to develop the city’s maritime sector and ride out a global industry downturn, three finance sources familiar with the plans say.

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