Wind Propulsion Systems will be Installed on 7 Vessels Operated by MOL Drybulk

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and its group company MOL Drybulk Ltd. yesterday announced their intent to install wind propulsion systems including Wind Challenger (Note 1) on a total of seven newbuilding bulk carriers and multi-purpose vessels, which will be operated by MOL Drybulk. MOL has measured...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/wind-propulsion-systems-will-be-installed-on-7-vessels-operated-by-mol-drybulk/

Asia Fuel Oil-VLSFO retains downside; bunker premiums at year-to-date lows

Asia’s very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) benchmarks inched lower on Monday, retaining downside risks along with bunker fuel premiums which were near year-to-date lows, trade sources said. Cash premium for VLSFO was pegged at a premium of $4.26 a metric ton, slightly lower from last week. Meanwhile,...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/asia-fuel-oil-vlsfo-retains-downside-bunker-premiums-at-year-to-date-lows/

Alewijnse expands Mediterranean presence with opening of new service hub in Vilanova, Spain

Alewijnse has opened the doors of a new service facility just outside Barcelona, which is recognised as one of the leading centres for superyacht repair and refit in the Mediterranean region. With this strategic move, the electrical system integrator can now offer even better and faster electrical...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/alewijnse-expands-mediterranean-presence-with-opening-of-new-service-hub-in-vilanova-spain/

European shipowners welcome Council call for a competitive maritime sector

Member States adopted last Friday Council conclusions calling for a maritime industrial strategy to enhance the competitiveness of the sector. European shipowners welcome the call by Member States on the need for a European maritime industrial strategy that supports the competitiveness of the...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/european-shipowners-welcome-council-call-for-a-competitive-maritime-sector/

Fjord1 awards Norwegian Electric Systems autonomous navigation scope

Ferry operator Fjord1 has contracted Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to develop systems for automation of vessel functions and autonomous navigation for the four autonomous, zero-emission ferries that will operate the Lavik-Oppedal crossing on the northwest coast of Norway. Lavik–Oppedal is a...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/fjord1-awards-norwegian-electric-systems-autonomous-navigation-scope/

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