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Designs Progress for Europe’s First Sea-Going Hydrogen Ferry

Published Oct 18, 2021 4:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

Designers are proceeding with their efforts to develop what could become Europe’s first sea-going ferry powered by hydrogen...


Four Reasons Behind America's Supply-Chain Shortfalls

Published Oct 17, 2021 9:48 PM by Kevin Ketels

Walk into any U.S. store these days and you’re likely to see empty shelves. Shortages of virtually every type of produc...


Photos: Salvors Lift Final Section of Wrecked Ro/Ro Golden Ray

Published Oct 17, 2021 9:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Saturday, the lifting operation to remove the very last section of the wrecked ro/ro Golden Ray got under way at long last, 770...


Last of Six LNG Conversions Begins on Baleària Ferry

Published Oct 15, 2021 4:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

Spanish ferry operator Baleària is starting the last of the six planned overhauls of its vessels converting them to operate...


NYK Appoints Its First Indonesian Captain on LNG Vessel

Published Oct 15, 2021 4:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

Japan’s NYK Shipmanagement company appointed its first Indonesian seafarer as a captain of one of the company’s LNG ca...


[Video] Fire Damages Russian Coal Export Terminal Supplying China

Published Oct 14, 2021 8:11 PM by The Maritime Executive

A fire at one of Russia’s leading coal terminals has forced the suspension of the loading of coal while the terminal operato...


High And Heavy: NASA's Most Powerful Space Telescope Ships Out

Published Oct 14, 2021 5:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

NASA has successfully shipped the most powerful space telescope in the world from an assembly hall in California all the way to Po...


Amazon-Chartered Bulker Delivers Hundreds of Containers to Houston

Published Oct 14, 2021 4:18 PM by The Maritime Executive

With the expectations that the supply chain disruptions and shortage of containers and ships will continue through this year&rsquo...


Efforts Continue to Build Japan’s Ammonia Infrastructure

Published Oct 14, 2021 3:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

Efforts are continuing to build out Japan’s ammonia infrastructure to support the expanded use of the chemical in the countr...


Inmarsat: COVID-19 Has Accelerated Digitalization in Shipping

Published Oct 13, 2021 10:49 PM by The Maritime Executive

According to a new report sponsored by satcom provider Inmarsat, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly accelerated the uptake of digit...

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