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  • Container ship owners prepare for LNG era

    Container ship owners prepare for LNG era

    The container and dry cargo ship segment is the smallest of the four vessel type categories into which the LNG World Shipping survey breaks down the in-service and on-order LNG-fuelled fleet. It also continues to suffer from a paucity of newbuilding activity, actually shrinking over the past year... Read more

    Thu 27 Apr 2017

  • The world's LNG-fuelled ships on order, 2017

    The world's LNG-fuelled ships on order, 2017

    Twelve months ago, when LNG World Shipping last carried out a comprehensive review of the LNG-fuelled fleet, there were 74 such vessels in service and 88 on order.... Read more

    Mon 24 Apr 2017

  • Top 20 carriers: Changing of the guard

    Top 20 carriers: Changing of the guard

    With consolidation changing the face of the industry, the rankings of the top 20 carriers are set to change dramatically... Read more

    Mon 24 Apr 2017

  • The world's LNG-fuelled fleet in service in 2017

    The world's LNG-fuelled fleet in service in 2017

    As of March, the in-service and on-order fleet of LNG-powered seagoing ships has reached the 200 mark. The fleet hit its double century on 20 March 2017 when Sovcomflot confirmed orders for four ice-class Aframax tankers of 114,000 dwt at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries.... Read more

    Fri 21 Apr 2017

  • Piecing together the puzzle of switching bills of lading

    Piecing together the puzzle of switching bills of lading

    Switching bills of lading has led to confusion among carriers and shippers. Olatz Muruaga, project co-ordinator for non vessel operators at Unsworth Global Logistics, shows the way forward... Read more

    Tue 11 Apr 2017

  • Cyber aware, but cyber prepared?

    Cyber aware, but cyber prepared?

    Discussions at the 8th Singtel Maritime ICT Roundtable, which were moderated by Tanker Shipping & Trade editor Edwin Lampert, confirmed that cyber security is no longer a marginal issue... Read more

    Thu 30 Mar 2017