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Maritime's Fuel Of The Future

Maritime's Fuel Of The Future
Greg Trauthwein December 28, 2017 https://www.marinelink.com/news/maritimes-future-fuel432485.aspx

The move to LNG as fuel in the maritime sector picks up steam, as CMA CGM announced plans to outfit nine of its new 22,000 TEU containerships with LNG fueled engines.

GLOBAL: SGMF anticipates ‘surge’ in marine LNG sector

GLOBAL: SGMF anticipates ‘surge’ in marine LNG sector
Lesley Bankes-Hughes 28 December 2017 https://www.bunkerspot.com/global/45272-global-sgmf-anticipates-surge-in...

‘The "tipping year" [for gas-fuelled shipping] is surely going to be 2018,’ says Mark Bell, General Manager at the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel.

In an end of year review of the activities of the organisation and the gas-fuelled shipping sector as a whole, Bell noted that ‘SGMF is in a robust and well-established position to deal with the expected surge in activity we anticipate, moving into 2018.’

Breaking news: Suspect in murder of seaman’s wife, daughter surrenders to cops

Suspect in murder of seaman’s wife, daughter surrenders to cops
Faye Orellana, Maricar Cinco - December 28, 2017 http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/955729/suspect-in-murder-of-seamans-wife-da...

SAN PEDRO CITY—The suspect in the twin murder of a woman and her seven-year-old daughter in General Trias City in Cavite province surrendered to the police early Thursday.

Supt. Janet Arinabo, Cavite police spokesperson, said the suspect, Ruel Cabatingan, is already in the custody of the police in Eastern Visayas.

12-member crew of freighter 'Little Seyma' rescued amid rough seas off Greek island

Twelve-member crew of freighter rescued amid rough seas off Greek island
Toby Murphy on December 27, 2017 http://www.infosurhoy.com/cocoon/saii/xhtml/en_GB/topstories/twelve-memb...

The 12-member crew of a freighter was rescued amid rough seas in Greece this weekend.

Greek Coast Guard released footage from the dramatic operation which lasted several hours. Panama – flagged “Little Seyma” had sailed from Russia and was en route to Cyprus loaded with 2,700 tons of flour.

From Batanes to Tawi-Tawi: Boat capsizes, Boat catches fire

Tawi-Tawi docked cargo ship catches fire
December 28, 2017 http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/regions/637873/tawi-tawi-docked-carg...

There were fortunately no casualties when a wooden cargo vessel docked at the Bongao, Tawi-Tawi pier caught fire, GMA 7 news program "Saksi" reported on Wednesday.

The fire began in the ship's main engine room, and lasted about three hours.

Hyundai Heavy Industries raising $1.2bn

Hyundai Heavy Industries raising $1.2bn
Jason Jiang December 27th 2017 http://splash247.com/hyundai-heavy-industries-raising-1-2bn/

South Korean shipbuilding group Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has announced a plan to raise about $1.2bn via a share issue in a move to strengthen its financial status.

According to HHI, the rights issue is expected to be completed by March 2018 and the proceeds will be used to improve its financial structure as well as for research and development.

Press Release: ShipChain Using Blockchain to Change the Shipping & Logistics Market

PR: ShipChain Using Blockchain to Change the Shipping & Logistics Market
Bitcoin.com PR - Dec 27, 2017 https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-shipchain-using-blockchain-to-change-the-shi...

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release.

Compulsory Cyber Security threatening shipping. More than hackers.

Compulsory Cyber Security threatening shipping. More than hackers.
Mikhail Voytenko December 27, 2017 http://maritimebulletin.net/2017/12/27/compulsory-cyber-security-threate...

Shipping has to brace itself for a Cyber Security Threat, in forms of new conventions, regulations, checks and inevitable money spending, as if there aren’t more than enough spendings, already. That is to say, that I estimate the threat of compulsory Cyber Security as much more valid and substantial, than that rather obscure threat of hacking.

Maersk: Upholding a leading position in the tanker industry

Maersk: Upholding a leading position in the tanker industry
28/12/2017 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/maersk-upholding-a-leading-position-...

A.P. Møller Holding completed the acquisition of Maersk Tankers in October. The CEO of Maersk Tankers, Christian M. Ingerslev, reflects on how the company will uphold its leading position in the tanker industry.

Since Maersk Tankers was founded in 1928, its name and values have been an integral part of the company; according to the CEO Christian M. Ingerslev, they will be the foundation of the company’s future growth.

Getting ready for Christmas!

John Attenborough
‏ @SouthamptonMtS Dec 24

Getting ready for Christmas! Wonderful to be in the port sharing love, joy and peace with the seafarers... May you all have a very Happy Christmas!

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