Monthly Archives: July 2017

SRI LANKA SIGNS $1.1 BILLION CHINA PORT DEAL

Sri Lanka signed a long delayed $1.1 billion deal on Saturday to lease its southern Hambantota port to China ignoring an appeal by opposition parties to debate the pact in parliament. The deal was signed between the two state firms — Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) and China Merchants Port …

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CARBON EMISSIONS AND RAFT-BASED SHIP DESIGNS

While many countries presently seek to reduce carbon emissions from the maritime sector, that sectors has been steadily reducing carbon emissions per ton-mile for more than a century. Efforts at further reducing such emission would require ongoing research into articulated and coupled vessel configurations to improve the sailing capability of …

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