Bergen port switches to shore power

The Norwegian port of Bergen inaugurated its first shore power system on 17 June, connecting the DOF Group offshore vessel Skandi Vega to the country’s national grid.
The switch-on ceremony was presided over by port chairman Øistein Christoffersen, who received a cheque for NOK2.5 million

Euronav’s Rodgers in the spotlight

Euronav chief executive officer Paddy Rodgers dominated attention at the Marine Money conference in New York with his outspoken opinions on public markets, customer relations, Korean shipyards and Scorpio president Robert Bugbee.
“In shipping, we always say, ‘Don’t fall in love with the assets’.

Chinese ship exports up 31.2% y/y

China’s ship exports in January-April totalled USD10.38 billion, an increase of 31.2% year on year (y/y), according to data released by Chinese Customs.
During the same period, ship imports were valued at USD580 million, up 11.3% y/y. According to the Customs, exports of bulk carriers,