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ABS Launches Electronic Certificates for its Fleet

Classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has launched electronic certificates (e-Certificates) for its entire classed-fleet. The tamper-proof, independently verifiable and secure e-Certificates are the digital equivalents of traditional ABS paper certificates. Availability of the new certificates will be subject to individual Flag Administrations’ authorisation. ABS chairman, president and CEO ...

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LR Grants Approval for HHI’s LNG-Fuelled VLOC

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted its approval in principle (AiP) to a new 250,000dwt liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled very large ore carrier (VLOC) built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). The ship is expected to help its owner to comply with the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) sulphur oxides (SOx) emission ...

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Star Bulk and Eco Marine Power Commence Renewable Energy Study focused on feasibility of installing technologies onto existing and new ships

Eco Marine Power (EMP) has entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Star Bulk to conduct a joint project that will study the feasibility of using EMP’s renewable energy solutions, including Aquarius MRE on existing and new bulk carriers. The proposed study will try to understand the engineering issues associated ...

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