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CMA CGM launches LNG-powered mega vessel

The biggest container ship yet capable of sailing on LNG was delivered to French shipping line CMA CGM on Tuesday. The ship was christened at a ceremony in Shanghai and will set out on its maiden voyage Wednesday.

DSV scrambles for container slots on the Pacific

Blanked sailings are causing delays and have sent Transpacific container rates soaring. "Within the past month, it has run amok," says Carsten Trolle, CEO of Air & Sea at DSV, in an interview with ShippingWatch.

Shipping profiles race to conquer booming wind market

The interest in getting a slice of the wind market, which is expected to grow by 15 percent per year ahead to 2030, now has both old acquaintances and brand new players within offshore and dry bulk jumping to get in on the action. Maersk, Scorpio and Arne Blystad's OHT are just three among many.

European politicians want ambitious carbon regulations

On the same day that the EU Commission's draft on carbon quotas for shipping was leaked, a majority in the EU Parliament voted in favor of having shipping contribute significantly more to the fight against greenhouse gases.

EU's 2030 climate target talks now start in earnest

This autumn sets the stage for a particularly important climate struggle as the EU tries to reach an agreement on the scope of its carbon emissions reduction for 2030. Disagreement abounds, and regardless of the talks' outcome, the question remains if these measures will be sufficient.

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