A new international climate change agreement will be hammered out at the upcoming Paris COP21 Summit and the shipping industry is currently sitting in the draft negotiation text. Therefore, we ask ‘what is “COP21”?’ and ‘why should the industry take any notice of the negotiations at this summit?’
As the industry sails into a highly digitalised and connected age, satellite communications service providers are increasingly swallowing smaller competitors to ensure they hold a firm space in this growing market and can offer the best services that meet the data and connectivity demands of the global fleet.
ExxonMobil have reported that the endorsement of their Premium AFME 200 and Premium HDME 50 ECA-fuels and their ability to enhance operational performance whilst ensuring regulatory compliance has been evidenced by a growth in sales.
The representative association of international ferry owners, Interferry, is on the hunt for sector-specific metrics for roll on roll off passenger ships (ro-pax) that it hopes can replace current metrics for all 5, 000GT+ ships under the pending implementation rules for the EU monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) regulation.
Cavotec SA (Cavotec) says a “leading ship owner” has ordered six of its “AMPtainer” shore power connection solutions as part of five separate orders worth a combined value of more than €9 million ($9.58 million).