A Japanese consortium is working to conduct test operations and measurements for a small scale ship-based CO2 capture demonstration plant. Under the name "Carbon Capture on the Ocean" (CC-Ocean), the project seeks to achieve CO2 capture at sea in a world's first.
Norwegian shipping company Stolt-Nielsen Limited revealed today that Stolt Tankers B.V. has agreed to acquire five chemical tankers from Chemical Transportation Group (CTG) for trading in the Stolt Tankers Joint Service.
The British Ports Association announced the launch of a new initiative looking at the implications of autonomous shipping for UK ports and exploring what the future developments of shipping will mean for the sector. The initiative includes a call for evidence from interested parties.
The transition to IMO 2020 compliant fuel oil (0.5% sulphur) has not been without problems, with sulphur content, sediment, and aluminium plus silicon being the main issues experienced, a recent survey found.
Head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) Mohammad Rastad has said the country is seriously considering the establishment of another oceanic port on the Makran coastal strip (in the Gulf of Oman).
A Japanese disaster relief team helping to clean up a devastating oil spill off the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius is focusing on mangroves, beaches and wetlands after most of the oil at sea had been collected, it said on Tuesday.