Grimaldi Argues for Port Incentives for Green Ships

In addition to setting a new bar for sustainable shipping, the Grimaldi Group’s new G5GG ro-ro vessels are also changing the way contracts are negotiated with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Fairplay has learned that the Italian operator has struck bargains...

Special Recognition for Innovation

On 12th October 2017, Silverstream Technologies received a Special Recognition Award for Innovation at the Department for International Trade Investment Awards 2017. The award was presented by the British Ambassador to the Netherlands, and recognises the success of...

Grimaldi Homes in on Ropax Orders

Grimaldi Group is poised to put pen to paper on an order for 10 hybrid ro-ro vessels, as well as a EUR 60m ($70m) investment for the lengthening of a pair of cruise ro-pax ferries. An order for the environmentally friendly ro-ro newbuildings to be fitted with some of...

Norwegian Joy Christened

Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, was christened on Tuesday. The ceremony was held on board the vessel in Shanghai and featured a performance by the ship’s Godfather, singer songwriter, music producer,...

Green Feeding from Denmark

The shipping industry’s ageing and polluting feeder fleet is in need of an emissions angel. In 2005, 35% of Sulphur deposition in coastal areas originated from international shipping while 20% of Nitrogen deposits in coastal areas came from ships, according to the...