RUSSIA OFFERS SAFE PASSAGE TO UKRAINIAN GRAIN SHIPS AS TURKEY FLOATS THE POSSIBILITY OF MINE-FREE CORRIDORS

25 JUN 2022 Russia on Wednesday said it has offered “safe passage” for Ukraine grain shipments from Black Sea ports but is not responsible for establishing the corridors and Turkey suggested that ships could be guided around sea mines.  Ukrainian grain shipments have stalled since Russia’s invasion and ports blockade, …

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LLOYD’S REGISTER FINDS ‘SIGNIFICANT’ EFFICIENCY BENEFITS FOR NEWCASTLEMAX BULK CARRIER DESIGN FEATURING ROTOR SAILS

22 JUN 2022 Lloyd’s Register has given its stamp of approval (in principle) for a newcastlemax bulk carrier fitted Anemoi Rotor Sails that will help “significantly improve” the efficiency and reduce environmental impact of the design. Rotor Sails are a modernized versions of the Flettner Rotor, comprised of tall cylinders …

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