InterManager Daily News 17.11.2023.

1. LR awards type approval to BeHydro for its hydrogen dual fuel engine Lloyd’s Register has awarded Type Approval to ‘BeHydro’, a joint venture between CMB.TECH and Anglo Belgian Corporation , for its hydrogen-powered dual-fuel engine. It is the first Type Approval for a dual-fuel hydrogen engine.
2. “K” LINE and KEPCO sign service agreement on development of liquefied CO2 carrier design for CCS value chain Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, and Kansai Electric Power have jointly studied optimal marine transportation and storage schemes for the liquefied CO2 from KEPCO’s thermal power plants to develop the Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage value chain since the signing of a memorandum of understanding on January 19, 2023.
3. Framo secures contract for Ørsted’s offshore wind project in Taiwan The Framo Suction Pump Spread Systems will be produced at the Framo factory at Flatøy outside Bergen, Norway. Framo, in collaboration with geotechnical expertise from the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, will deploy its offshore personnel to oversee and manage the suction operation at sea.
4. KR publishes technical information for safe marine transport of electric vehicles KR has unveiled technical information to support the safe marine transportation of electric vehicles . This new guidance provides a practical and realistic understanding of the AFP-C(EV) notation, which has been developed by KR to strengthen safety standards for PCTCs /PCCs .
5. Wärtsilä to accelerate decarbonisation in Indonesia following inauguration of new workshop and Land and Sea Academy Technology group Wärtsilä has inaugurated its new workshop and Land & Sea Academy training facilities in Jakarta, Indonesia. The facilities will support and optimise the company’s energy and marine industry customers’ operations and accelerate their decarbonisation journey.
6. Easterly Asset Management emerges as buyer of Celsius tanker duo Easterly Asset Management’s Maritime Logistics Equity Partners (MLEP) has emerged as the buyer of two chemical tankers from Danish shipowner Celsius Shipping.The US-based company said in a statement that it had acquired and renamed the 2009-built 25,400 dwt Easterly Birdie, ex-Celsius Birdie, and the 2010-built 25,390 dwt Easterly Eagle, ex-Celsius Eagle.
7. Cocaine found on anchor chain of Berge Bulk cape Turkish authorities have seized nearly 52kg of cocaine on Berge Bulk’s capesize off the coast of Adana Yumurtalik in Iskenderun Bay.In his statement on social media, Turkey’s’ interior minister, Ali Yerlikaya, said the drugs were found tied to the anchor chain of the Liberian-flagged Berge Torre.
8. Trade Growth Continues at Port of Long Beach Cargo moving through the Port of Long Beach saw a significant increase in October, marking the second consecutive month of year-over-year growth. The port attributed the rise in cargo volume to preparations for the upcoming holiday shopping season and ongoing efforts to recapture market share.
9. New War Risk Ship Insurance Program to Cut Grain Costs Insurance broker Marsh , Lloyd’s of London insurers and Ukrainian state banks have launched a programme to cut the cost of claims for damage to ships and crew transporting grain through the Black Sea corridor, Marsh said on Wednesday.
10. Baltic index scales three-week high on smaller vessels demand The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, inched up to a three-week high on Tuesday, as higher rates for smaller vessel segments offset weakness in the capesize index.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, gained 7 points or 0.4% to 1,662.


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