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Evolution of maritime sector is closely aligned to Qatar National Vision

Qatar’s vision of a diversified economy combined with environmental protection will form the backdrop to the most significant maritime event to be held in the Gulf state for many years.

Qatar Tankers and Gas

Clubs urge adherence to new dangerous goods code

TT Club and UK P&I Club seek ‘significant improvements’ in packing, stowage and declaration of hazardous cargoes

Insurance Containers

Shell endorses carbon pricing for shipping

Well-designed carbon offsets in the early stages could enable the industry to decarbonise while developing some of the longer-term, lower-cost fuel solutions

International Tankers and Gas

Ship batteries need extra fire risk safeguards

DNV GL hopes the joint development project’s findings will help guide battery safety rules as the technology evolves

DNV GL Group International

P&O Ferries switches North Sea ratings from Portuguese to ITF contract Filipinos

‘P&O sees the recent general election result as an opportunity to profit from doubling down on seafarer exploitation on international ferry routes,’ RMT union leader charges in a letter to UK business secretary

Roro Crewing

LNG rail transport opposition could crimp US exports

Energy Transport Solutions, a subsidiary of New Fortress Energy, hopes to liquefy Pennsylvania natural gas and send it by rail to a proposed terminal on the Delaware River in New Jersey for export to the Caribbean, Mexico and Ireland

US States LNG

Gulf of Guinea accounts for more than 90% of crew kidnappings

There were 121 seafarer kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea in 2019, which is an increase of more than 50% compared with 2018

Piracy and Security Crewing

IMO facing call to adopt HFO ban in Arctic

The US, Norway, Finland and other states are backing a heavy fuel oil ban in the Arctic, but with a five-year delay for specific ships

Arctic shipping Fuels
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