Fafalios: “If Only We Knew Which Fuel, We Will Be Using Over The Next 20-30 Years”

The GSCC welcomes the New Year with its traditional Vassilopitta reception. Following is the speech of Mr. Haralambos Fafalios, Chairman of the Greek Shipping Cooperation Committee “Dear all, It is three years since we were together in London celebrating our New Year Vassilopitta cutting. It seems...


Methanol: A Strong Candidate for Green Marine Fuel of the Future?

In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Gibson said that “the past couple of years have marked an increase in orders of methanol-fueled vessels, particularly in the container segment. AP Moller Maersk is a clear pioneer and a front runner, having ordered 19 container vessels capable of running on...


“Shipping Digest”: Ships Over 25 Year Old Banned From Indian Waters, Two Tier Market in the Tanker Segment

Shipping is always full of developments and this past week is no different. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Xclusiv said that “the beginning of 2023 has seen the wet market wobble as the BCTI has lost around 66% within the 20 first days of January and BDTI has also fallen about 25% in the …


‘Green Finance’: Adopt ‘PP’ Or Encounter Survival Business Risk

The term ‘Green Finance’, came to my attention about two years ago, that caught me by surprise. At the time, I couldn’t realise, what it was all about exactly, what was behind of it, what was aiming at. Today, after some research on the jargon, I can understand that ‘Green Finance’ is interlinked...


Capital Ship Management Corp. Takes Delivery of M/T ‘Alkiviadis’

The first tanker with Wind-Assisted Ready and HVSC-Ready ABS notations and the first of six LNG fuel ready sister ships with eco-friendly design delivered to Capital in 2023. Piraeus, Greece, January 27, 2023. Capital Ship Management Corp. (‘Capital’) took successful delivery of the newbuilding...


DNV Greek Technical Committee: ESG, decarbonization and energy crisis in the limelight

DNV welcomed the key stakeholders of the Greek shipping community to share insights on the latest industry trends and debate how the global socioeconomic transformations affect the shipping market. Fifty-five guests attended DNV’s Greek Technical Committee (GTC) last December in Athens. The event,...


Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Sale of a Capesize Dry Bulk Vessel, the m/v Aliki

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and bareboat charter-in of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to sell to an unaffiliated third party, the 2005-built vessel “Aliki”,...


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