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Europe’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered ship?

AqualisBraemar LOC has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL) to partner in designing an emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going passenger and car…

Chemical-filled container ship has been on fire for a week

A firefighting operation continues for the seventh day on the chemical-carrying container ship X-Press Pearl anchored about 18 km northwest of Colombo. The vessel is…

12.5 m for Szczecin – further progress report

On Friday, 21 May, the Maritime Office in Szczecin published information dated 20 May on current developments in the implementation of the project “Modernisation of…

Halfway point in works on the Vistula Spit

We have passed the halfway point in the works on the crosscut of the Vistula Spit. There are no reasons why the works should be…

A Century of Oldendorff Carriers

Our history dates back to 1921, when 21-year-old Egon Oldendorff became a partner in a small Hamburg shipping company, which was named Lillienfeld & Oldendorff….

Two sailors in critical condition after coronavirus infection

Crew members of the container ship Athens Bridge have tested positive for coronavirus. Two seafarers in critical condition required immediate hospitalisation. The vessel was allowed…

New base for icebreakers in Szczecin

Wody Polskie is starting an investment in Szczecin. The Strabag company has won the tender for the construction of a modern quay with a berth…

March blockade of Suez Canal still affecting global shipping

Global shipping is still suffering the consequences of the blockade of the Suez Canal by a container ship in March, reports Nikkei Asia. Ports around…

Hoegh’s new record-setting car carrier …and very ”green”

Norwegian shipowner Hoegh Autoliners is accelerating towards zero carbon emissions with a planned order for the world’s largest car carrier, which will also have a…

The first NOXa loading in the history of Grupa Azoty and the first in a Polish port

As announced by Grupa Azoty Zakłady Chemiczne “Police” SA – in the oldest existing part of the Szczecin shipyard, near the Odra Nowa slipway, on…

Construction begins on Chipolbrok’s new ship

On Monday, 12 April 2021, at the Chengxi Shipyard Co., Ltd. in Jiangyin, the construction of a ship ordered by the China-Poland Shipbuilding Association –…

Contract signed for the second part of the waterway connecting the Vistula Lagoon with the Gulf of Gdansk

On Tuesday, 20 April 2021, an agreement was signed for the execution of construction works within the project entitled “Construction of the waterway connecting the…

Fossil LNG (not carbon neutral) can meet IMO 2050 CO2 reduction target

The shipping industry is forced by regulations to halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 from 2008 levels. This goal is achievable with the use…

Ever Given ”confiscated” over compensation dispute

The container ship Ever Given, which blockaded the Suez Canal in March, has been temporarily “impounded” (detained, arrested) over a dispute over the amount of…

Hendrik’s Eemslift vessel safe in Alesund

The Dutch multipurpose general cargo vessel Eemslift Hendrika is now safe in port, in Alesund, reports the Norwegian coastal administration – Kystverket. The vessel was…

Stena Line to reduce carbon emissions

Ferry operator Stena Line has continued its plan to reduce total CO2 emissions in 2020 and is therefore now ten years ahead of the International…

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