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Food poisoning kills 12 onboard COSCO bulker

Splash24/7 01 Oct 2022
Twelve crewmembers have died of suspected food poisoning onbord COSCO Shipping’s bulk carrier Wu Zhou 8 offshore Vietnam ... Another two died on the way to a hospital on Con Dao island ... .

No word yet on Joplin airline service

News-Press Now 01 Oct 2022
Sep ... The airline notified the U.S ... 31. Joplin is one of a number of cities that are part of the U.S ... Those cities have been losing the airline flights because the bulk of U.S. commercial pilots are working for the nation's large carriers, said Lynden Lawson, Joplin's assistant director of public works over operations ... 1 ... Airport revenue ... .

Onboard carbon capture better suited for large tankers, report finds

SAFETY4SEA 30 Sep 2022
The report did not consider integration of OCC on LNG bulk carriers due to significant cargo losses ... typically leads to higher CO2 abatement costs due to high initial CAPEX, and OCC on large tankers has the best business cases while small bulk carriers have the most challenges.

Twelve Crewmembers Aboard Chinese Bulker Die of Food Poisoning

The Maritime Executive 30 Sep 2022
A Chinese bulk carrier diverted to Vietnam overnight requesting emergency medical assistance after reporting that crewmembers were violently ill ... There was a total of 21 crew aboard. The bulk carrier Wu Zhou 8 (76,000 dwt) operated by COSCO had been in Kohsichan Port, Thailand loading ... The authorities ordered the vessel to divert to Vietnam ... ....

Valemaxes are squeezing capes for Brazilian iron ore exports

Splash24/7 30 Sep 2022
Valemaxes – bulk carriers in excess of 300,000 dwt – now number 132 units, of which two-thirds are under five years old.

Tata group’s Air India weighs raising $1b for expansion

Gulf News 30 Sep 2022
is considering raising at least $1 billion in a funding round that could value the carrier at around $5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The carrier, controlled by India’s oldest conglomerate Tata Group, is in discussions with potential investors including private equity funds and sovereign wealth funds, said the people.

Flying the flag of decarbonisation to gain competitive advantage

Seatrade Maritime News 30 Sep 2022
ClassNK issues AiP for Large Liquefied CO2 Carrier developed by MOL ... In the specific project the Liberian Registry attended several model tests at HSVA in Hamburg, Germany, to witness, assess and validate the performance improvement for an already optimised 76,000 dwt bulk carrier design.

Tata Group’s Air India weighs raising Rs 8,136 crore for expansionTata Group completed the acquisition ...

Deccan Herald 30 Sep 2022
Air India Ltd is considering raising at least Rs 8,136 crore ($1 billion) in a funding round that could value the carrier at around Rs 40,683 crore ($5 billion), according to people familiar with the matter. The carrier, controlled by India’s oldest conglomerate Tata Group, is in ...

Bulk carrier wreck continues to leak oil off Gibraltar

Tradewinds 29 Sep 2022
... hull of a bulk carrier which grounded off Gibraltar one month ago.

SAFEEN Feeders and Invictus Investment sign strategic agreement for five vessels

Dry Bulk 29 Sep 2022
AD Ports Group’s SAFEEN Feeders has signed a major agreement with Invictus Investment to launch a new international dry bulk shipping service ... The joint venture will serve as the carrier for Invictus’ dry-bulk trading business, which currently ships more than three million tpy of commodities, principally wheat and complementary grains.

Report: Converting In-Service Boxships to Methanol/Ammonia is Feasible

The Maritime Executive 29 Sep 2022
Transitioning to alternative fuels will be critical for decarbonizing shipping by 2050 ... Drawing on insights from multiple project partners, they are exploring the technical requirement and costs of converting from fuel oil to methanol or ammonia or LNG to ammonia for containerships, bulk carriers, and tankers ... The complete report is available .

Reasons to worry for dry bulk

Splash24/7 28 Sep 2022
... continue to affect sentiment in bulk carrier freight markets.

Istanbul Strait traffic halted as ship heading to Russia malfunctions

Anadolu Agency 28 Sep 2022
The Viva Eclipse, a 190-meter-long (623-foot-long) bulk carrier, suffered a rudder failure, ...

New concept for ammonia-ready LNG-fuelled VLCC gets stamp of approval

Splash24/7 28 Sep 2022
... designer GTT has developed a new concept design for an ammonia-ready LNG dual-fuelled very large crude carrier (VLCC) ... In April, a consortium of nine Japanese shipbuilders also unveiled an ammonia-ready LNG panamax bulk carrier, operated as dual-fuelled with heavy fuel oil (HFO).

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