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  • 08
    Aug

    It's slow engines with scrubbers for now

    The Business Times by DAVID HUGHES

    NO APOLOGIES for getting a bit technical this week. It is for a good reason. Shipowners are facing a plethora of decisions on complex technical issues against a background of uncertainty. Come Jan 1, 2020, now less than 18 months away, they will face… More

  • 01
    Aug

    PSA International makes first foray into Canada with acquisition of port facility stake

    The Business Times by JAMIE LEE

    Singapore PSA International on Tuesday said it would acquire 60 per cent of a port facility in Canada, making its first foray into Canada. PSA said it has, through its wholly owned subsidiary PSA Canada Holdings Ltd, signed an investment agreement with… More

  • 01
    Aug

    Shipping losses continue to fall but not in SE Asia

    The Business Times by DAVID HUGHES

    ALMOST a third of shipping losses in 2017 - 30 in number - occurred in the South China, Indochina, Indonesia and Philippines maritime region, causing certain sections of the press to call the area the "new Bermuda Triangle". Certainly, losses were up… More

  • 27
    Jul

    LNG bunkering cooperation enhances partnership between Singapore and Japan

    The Business Times by KENJI SHINODA

    JAPAN and Singapore are currently jointly working on liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering - the process of transferring LNG to a ship for use as fuel. I believe that this cooperation not only further enhances the close partnership between Japan and… More

  • 25
    Jul

    Drones ahoy! Shipping industry gets aboard new tech

    The Business Times by DAVID HUGHES

    USING drones for a wide range of functions is now set to become common at sea. Perhaps the only surprise is that it has taken the industry a long time to embrace this technology. In the UK, criminal gangs were quick to tap the utility of drones for… More

  • 24
    Jul

    Automated cranes on trial at Pasir Panjang Terminal a fillip for port productivity

    The Business Times

    Singapore THE new automated cranes and vehicles on trial at the Pasir Panjang Terminal can boost productivity by up to 25 per cent, potentially bolstering Singapore's status as a port hub. Port and terminal operator PSA Singapore unveiled details of… More

  • 16
    Jul

    Maritime use of large-scale 3D printing seen in 3-5 years

    The Business Times by TAN HWEE HWEE,NEO SHI WEI

    Singapore ADVANCEMENT in 3D printing is making the application of the technology possible for some ship components in Singapore, but industry-wide applications will take some time, observers say. 3D printing, or laser added additive manufacturing, is… More

  • 11
    Jul

    Electricity? Methanol? LNG? Fuel of choice for future is unknown

    The Business Times by DAVID HUGHES

    LAST week's column discussed the claim by environmental campaign group Transport & Environment (T&E) that natural gas is a "US$22 billion distraction for EU shipping that won't decarbonise the sector". It seems SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition… More

  • 11
    Jul

    Singapore is top maritime centre for fifth time

    The Business Times by TAN HWEE HWEE

    Singapore FOR the fifth consecutive year, Singapore has clinched the No. 1 spot among the world's top maritime centres in the Xinhua-Baltic International's International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index. The index rates the relative performance… More

  • 04
    Jul

    LNG isn't such a 'green' fuel, is it?

    The Business Times by DAVID HUGHES

    IT IS not often I find myself agreeing with campaign group Transport & Environment (T&E). But I have to say it has a point, to an extent, when it argues that natural gas is a "US$22 billion distraction for European Union (EU) shipping that won't decarbonise… More