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Global shipping community lauds MPA's quick response to fuel contamination

Straits Times 24 May 2022
May 24, 2022 4.09 PM SINGAPORE - Efforts by the ...

Modec to reallocate Sangomar FPSO completion from China due to Covid restrictions

Upstream Online 24 May 2022
... Japanese floater specialist Modec to make plans to reallocate the completion of at least one floating production, storage and offloading vessel from China to Singapore.

Inmarsat trials Orchestra maritime mesh for ship-to-ship connectivity

Eweekly 23 May 2022
The idea is that ships can help each other avoid ‘hotspot congestion’ at sea, for example around major ports ... Singapore. Why Singapore? The tests took place between land-based signal towers and ships offshore at one of the world’s busiest container ports.

Hong Kong Asks Chinese to Restart Cruises with Former P&O Ship

The Maritime Executive 23 May 2022
Royal Caribbean in late January announced it was also repositioning its one cruise ship operating from Hong Kong, the Spectrum of the Seas, to Singapore six months earlier than planned and would keep the ship based from that port for the next year ... P&O retired her in 2019 to be replaced by larger ships.

Skyports aiming to develop maritime drone services with Jurong Port

Seatrade Maritime News 23 May 2022
Skyports and Jurong Port are aiming to develop ship-to-shore infrastructure for maritime drone delivery. Singapore’s multi-purpose port and Skyports have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will draw on Skyports ... Singapore launches maritime drone test bed facility.

Shipping problems continue to plague U.S. dairy; some ports make progress

Capital Press 22 May 2022
dairy industry lost an estimated $1.5 billion in sales last year because of shipping problems clogging U.S ... The ports of Singapore and Hong Kong were highly congested, and the Port of Manila — which is one of Proliant’s major destinations — was so congested that shipping lines canceled all or most of their shipments there, he said.

LNG and the Road to Net Zero

The Maritime Executive 22 May 2022
In recent years, major shipping hubs such as Singapore, Shanghai, Rotterdam and Houston (among others) have established LNG bunkering facilities to meet the accelerating demand ... There are more than 100,000 cargo ships in the world, most of which are above 10,000 dwt and need significant kW power.

In Singapore, a forensics lab wields CSI-like tech against wildlife traffickers

Mongabay 20 May 2022
But instead of serial killers, the Singapore wildlife center’s DNA findings would be used to catch poachers ... One-third of the world’s shipping containers pass through the port of Singapore, so the city-state’s anti-poaching efforts are key in the fight against wildlife…This article was originally published on Mongabay .

Resorts World Restarts Former Genting Cruises from Singapore

The Maritime Executive 19 May 2022
Unable to restart Dream Cruises, the management team reached a deal with the Chinese banks that owned one of Dream Cruises’ ships and announced they will restart cruise operations on June 15 from Singapore ...Resorts World Cruises will have its headquarters in Singapore and is committed to making Singapore the leading cruise hub in Asia.

Grindrod to sell tanker as it continues to focus on core strategy

Independent online (SA) 19 May 2022
GRINDROD Shipping Holdings, the Nasdaq and JSE-listed global provider of mainly dry-bulk maritime transport services, is ... Based in Singapore, Grindrod Shipping predominantly owns and operates a diversified fleet of owned and long-term and short-term chartered-in dry-bulk vessels.

Grindrod Shipping exits tanker sector with final sale

Splash24/7 18 May 2022
Singapore-based Grindrod Shipping is exiting the tanker sector and remains solely focused on dry bulk following the sale of the 2016-built MR2 product tanker, Matuku, for $30m ... Grindrod Shipping owns and operates a diversified fleet of owned and long-term and short-term chartered-in drybulk vessels.

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