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Freighter and Boxship Collide Off Denmark

All images courtesy Danish Defense (Forsvaret) By MarEx 2018-03-28 14:02:00 On Tuesday, the 25,000 dwt container ship Delphis Gdansk and the 37,000 dwt freighter BBC Neptune collided in the Great Belt near Kalundborg, Denmark. Government response vessels and aircraft are on scene, according to Danish Defense (Forsvaret), and no injuries or pollution were reported. As of […]

Marine Pilot, Captain Handed Suspended Sentences Over ‘City of Rotterdam’ Collision on River Humber

Damage to the City of Rotterdam after colliding with the Danish-flagged Primula Seaways on the River Humber on December, 3, 2015. Photo: MAIB A former ship captain and a marine pilot have each been handed four-month suspended sentences in connection with the collision between the vehicle carrier City of Rotterdam and a DFDS roll-on/roll-off passenger […]

Growing Energy Needs Met by Renewables and Gas

By MarEx 2017-11-13 19:36:11 Over the next 25 years, the world’s growing energy needs will be met firstly by renewables and natural gas, as fast-declining costs turn solar power into the cheapest source of new electricity generation, according to the World Energy Outlook 2017. The Outlook, the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) flagship publication, finds that […]

Pacific Drilling Files for Bankruptcy

By MarEx 2017-11-13 20:10:31 Pacific Drilling has become the latest offshore industry firm to reorganize its finances through a bankruptcy proceeding: Its Chapter 11 filing follows the likes of drillers Paragon Offshore, Vantage Drilling, Hercules and Seadrill, in addition to OSV operators like Tidewater and Gulfmark.  Pacific intends to use the U.S. bankruptcy process to […]

Port State Control Regimes Consider Doing Away with Famous ‘White, Grey and Black Lists’

Photo: by jdross75 / Shutterstock The world’s Port State Control regimes are considering doing away with the famous white, grey and black lists for ranking flag states’ performance records from best to worst.  The proposed change is among a handful of recommendations made as a result of a recent Port State Control workshop at IMO headquarters last […]

Innovation Will Deliver 25 Percent Fuel Savings

By MarEx 2017-11-07 19:11:57 Inventor Chris Kinman has designed and patented three bubble systems that work in different ways to dramatically reduce the density of water lying directly ahead of a ship. He claims they can reduce fuel consumption on large cargo ships by 25 to 35 percent, at the same time boosting speed by […]

Maersk Line Stays in Profit Despite Cyber Attack

<img data-attachment-id=”121522″ data-permalink=”http://gcaptain.com/maersk-line-stays-in-profit-despite-cyber-attack/shutterstock_687130267/” data-orig-file=”http://gcaptain.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/shutterstock_687130267.jpg” data-orig-size=”1000,667″ data-comments-opened=”1″ data-image-meta=”{” aperture data-image-title=”shutterstock_687130267″ data-image-description=” ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – JUNE 12, 2017: The ultra large container ship Madrid Maersk arrives at the Maasvlakte, Port of Rotterdam for its maiden call on June 12, 2017. ” data-medium-file=”http://gcaptain.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/shutterstock_687130267-300×200.jpg” data-large-file=”http://gcaptain.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/shutterstock_687130267-800×534.jpg” class=”size-large wp-image-121522″ src=”http://3kbo302xo3lg2i1rj8450xje.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/shutterstock_687130267-800×534.jpg” alt=”madrid maersk” width=”800″ height=”534″ srcset=”http://3kbo302xo3lg2i1rj8450xje.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/shutterstock_687130267-800×534.jpg 800w, http://3kbo302xo3lg2i1rj8450xje.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/shutterstock_687130267-187×125.jpg 187w, http://3kbo302xo3lg2i1rj8450xje.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/shutterstock_687130267-300×200.jpg 300w, […]

Three U.S. Aircraft Carriers to Stage Drill as Trump Visits Asia

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) transits the Singapore Strait, November 2017. U.S. Navy Photo  <img data-attachment-id=”89354″ data-permalink=”http://gcaptain.com/freeport-lng-export-terminal-proposal-closer-to-approval-after-impact-study/reuters_logo1-3/” data-orig-file=”http://gcaptain.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/reuters_logo1.jpg” data-orig-size=”161,41″ data-comments-opened=”1″ data-image-meta=”{” aperture data-image-title=”reuters_logo1″ data-image-description=” Reuters Logo ” data-medium-file=”http://gcaptain.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/reuters_logo1.jpg” data-large-file=”http://gcaptain.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/reuters_logo1.jpg” class=”alignright size-full wp-image-89354″ src=”http://3kbo302xo3lg2i1rj8450xje.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/reuters_logo1.jpg” alt=”Reuters” width=”161″ height=”41″> By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Three U.S. aircraft carrier strike groups will […]