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Panel discussion at the Marine Money conference in New York. From left: Eduardo Maranhao (Golar LNG), Øystein Kalleklev (Flex LNG), Dain Detillier (Q-LNG Transport) og Mark Kremin (Seapeak). | Foto: David Butler

LNG carriers concerned about increasing ship prices

The price on new LNG vessels has soared vigorously, and for Flex LNG this has meant a withdrawal from the market for new ships. Such was the statement by Flex LNG’s chief exec at Marine Money in New York, where he also announced new long-term charter agreements.

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Maersk ships delayed up to three weeks on US east coast

Bottlenecks at major container ports on the US east coast have entailed that Maersk vessels are affected by delays of up to three weeks. It’s a combination of congestion, many ships, and a lack of container space, Maersk says.

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Major shipping players to collaborate on CO2 problem

Central players such as Höegh Autoliners as well as Chevron’s and Shell’s tanker carriers particularly point to one specific solution for shipping’s major challenge with decarbonization, as made clear at the Marine Money shipping conference in New York.

Noble sells five rigs

Maersk Drilling’s merging partner Noble sells five rigs. Divestment of rigs is a precondition for having the merger approved by UK competition authorities.

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DFDS to have new group head of the ferry division

EVP and Head of Ferry Division at DFDS Peder Gellert Pedersen, who for more than ten years has been in charge of DFDS’ biggest business area, will retire on Aug. 1. His replacement has not yet been announced, but ShippingWatch provides a qualified guess.

Maersk Broker bids several leading employees farewell

A number of leading employees in Maersk Broker’s dry bulk company, MBBC, including CEO Frank Mortensen, have left their positions within short time. Mortensen believes he has been fired, however, Maersk Broker’s CEO does not agree.

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