InterManager Daily News 26.03.2024.

1. Wallenius Wilhelmsen adds four more options to car carrier series in China Norwegian car carrier operator Wallenius Wilhelmsen has added four more optional vessels to its series of methanol dual-fuel and ammonia-ready newbuildings in China.The Oslo-listed company has secured options for four more 9,300 ceu vessels at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard, adding to the existing four optional and eight firm newbuilds booked at the yard.
2. Rumours of Houthi truce with China and Russia fall flat with latest tanker attack Putting paid to reports last week that Chinese and Russian ships were to be given safe passage through the Red Sea by the Houthis, a Chinese tanker was attacked by missiles fired from Yemen on Saturday.
3. Global greenhouse gas levy likely in 2027 The 81st meeting of the Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) wrapped up at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) last week with a greenhouse gas (GHG) levy now likely to be introduced by 2027.
4. Geneva Dry Dialogues: Marfin Management Wind propulsion adoption will gain greater traction this year as data from trials make a convincing investment argument. That’s the point of view of Alex Albertini, CEO of Monaco-based Marfin Management, an operator in the handy and supramax space, and panellist in the upcoming dry decarbonisation session on day two at May’s Geneva Dry conference.
5. MSC seals deal for French logistics player Clasquin Liner giant Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) has struck a deal via its subsidiary Shipping Agencies Services (SAS) to acquire a 42% stake in Paris-listed air and sea freight forwarding and logistics specialist Clasquin.
6. China Declares Philippines Relations at a Pivotal Junction China warned the Philippines on Monday to behave cautiously and seek dialog, saying their relations were at a “crossroads” as new confrontations between their coastguards over maritime claims deepened tensions.It was the second such warning by the Chinese foreign ministry in three months as the two countries openly sparred over territorial claims in the Spratly Islands, a mostly uninhabited archipelago in the South China Sea.
7. Spotlight on Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Production: 1938 to Today The Gulf of Mexico, a region rich in natural beauty and abundant in resources, has long been at the heart of the U.S. energy sector. Encompassing both onshore and offshore areas, the Gulf plays a critical role in the energy landscape. It contributes significantly to the U.S. energy output, with federal offshore oil production in the Gulf accounting for 15% of the total U.S. crude oil production and 5% of the total U.S. dry natural gas production.
8. Ukraine Says It Hit Two Russian Warships In Strikes On Crimea The Ukrainian military said it hit two large Russian landing ships in attacks on the annexed Crimean peninsula early on Sunday, as well as a communications center and other infrastructure used by the Russian navy in the Black Sea.
9. Singapore-based Cyan Renewables to acquire vessel operator MMA Offshore MMA Offshore has entered into a binding scheme implementation deed (SID) with Cyan MMA Holdings Pty Ltd ACN 675 840 196 for Cyan’s proposed acquisition of 100% of the shares in MMA Offshore. Cyan MMA Holdings Pty Ltd ACN 675 840 196 is a subsidiary of Cyan Renewables, the offshore vessel portfolio company of infrastructure investor Seraya Partners.
10. Germany to build first land-based terminal for liquefied gases Shareholder Partners Group, on behalf of its clients Enagás, Dow and the Buss Group, has secured financing for the large-scale infrastructure project, also known as the Hanseatic Energy Hub (HEH).EPC specialist Técnicas Reunidas and its partners FCC and Enka have been awarded the contract to build the future-flexible energy hub at the Stade Industrial Park. About €1.0Bn (US$1.1Bn) will be invested in constructing the terminal.


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