Maritime Forecast to 2050 is one out of DNV’s suite of Energy Transition Outlook reports. This latest edition provides an independent outlook of shipping’s energy future.
Chinese officials are highlighting new research from the UK-based Clarkson Research Service that shows that China has become the world’s largest shipowner based on gross tonnage surpassing Greek shipowners which have been the largest for the past decade.
The first generation of containerships was composed of modified bulk vessels or tankers that could transport up to 1,000 TEUs. The first containership, the “Ideal-X” was a converted World War II T2 tanker. At the beginning of the 1960s, the container was a transport technology being tested and gradually deployed, and reconverting existing ships proved to be of lower costs and less risky.
According to Inmarsat’s ‘The Optimal Route research’, though digital decarbonisation technologies can help, shipping can achieve up to 38% reduction in absolute carbon emissions.
DNV and Lloyds Register has published a report containing the Maritime Safety Trends 2012–2022Maritime Safety Trends 2012–2022
The International Maritime Organization has published a circular containing the annual report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships for the year 2022.
This report (MSC.4/Circ.267) was published on April 19th, 2023.
A growing order book for methanol-fuelled ships shows that the shipping industry sees methanol as a promising alternative fuel.
Relying on decades of expertise in the field, DNV explains important criteria to consider.
Hamburg-based ship finance platform, Oceanis, predicts ship financing costs for 2023 in a new quarterly report.
This year looks set to be a positive year for shipowners seeking finance according to the report.
The ICC IMB’s annual report recorded 115 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in 2022 – compared to 132 in 2021 – with half of them occurring in Southeast Asian waters, particularly in the Singapore Straits, where incidents continue to rise.
Listed here below are updates on the Statutory IMO requirements.
MARPOL Annexes I, II, IV, V and VI – regional reception facilities within Arctic waters: Amendments to MARPOL Annexes I, II, IV and VI were adopted to provide for regional arrangements as an acceptable way to satisfy MARPOL obligations to provide port reception facilities that cover ports within Arctic waters.