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China to Build World’s Largest LNG Dual-Fuel Car Carriers

China State Shipbuilding Corporation received an order to build two of the world’s largest dual-fuel car carriers. Designed and developed by the Shanghai Ship Research and Design Institute, they report that the vessels will be versatile, incorporating new technologies and designs to maximize efficiency and meet future environmental considerations.

Suez Canal Authority Reports Record $6.3B in Revenues in 2021

The Suez Canal Authority reported record results for the number of transits of ships and revenues in 2021 saying that the operations were exceeding the overall growth rate for the shipping industry. Citing the success of its marketing and flexible approach to working with the industry, the SCA said

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The Port of Rotterdam has received its 15 millionth TEU container for 2021 on December 22, making it the first European port and the first port outside Asia to reach that level of volume. The port had been steadily progressing toward the level, reaching 14.8 million TEU in 2019,