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  • EU Conditionally Approves Maersk Line and Hamburg...

    Hamburg Süd will now have to withdraw from the five consortia of Eurosal 1/SAWC, Eurosal 2/SAWC, EPIC 2, CCWM/MEDANDES and MESA (see graph below) if the ninth largest container shipping company is to join with the largest in the world.

  • Norway’s Bold, Maybe Foolhardy Plan to Build the...

    Norway is home to more than 1,100 road tunnels. They cut through the mountains and stretch under its deep sea, allowing vehicles a more direct route through the country’s challenging terrain. The Scandinavian country has burrowed thoroughfares for nearly every mode of transportation—except one.

  • IMO Secretary General Says Technology Holds The...

    Despite having only a relatively short coastline, Germany provides ample proof that maritime activity can both drive and support a growing national and global economy, and that efforts to promote investment, growth and improvement in the maritime sectors can have benefits that reach far beyond shipping itself.

  • Full automation in sea navigation imperils...

    While the advent of science and technology showed huge development to propel man’s economic and education strata, including sea navigation, the advent is also decking out a hurting effect on the employment of seafarers deployed and currently working on ships, both cargo and passengers worldwide, as automaton impact starts being felt in Europe today.

  • Rolls-Royce MoUs advance smart shipping agenda

    Rolls-Royce has signed two memoranda of understanding, with the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS) and Tampere University of Technology in Finland, to advance its work in smart shipping and autonomous vessels.

  • New Paper: Ship Digitalization on the Horizon

    INTTRA, the provider of the largest neutral electronic transaction platform for sea-going ships, has envisioned the future of ship digitalization in a new paper: Blueprint 2032: How Technology Transforms Ocean Container Shipping.

  • Green Ox® Pallet Technology Introduces New...

    Green Ox® Pallet Technology, the exclusive global provider of the game-changing Green Ox corrugated pallet, has introduced a new product designed to address the shipping challenges and logistical limitations caused by the standard 48x40 wood pallet paradigm.

  • DNV GL excels in drone surveying

    DNV GL surveyors have used a remotely piloted drone to inspect cargo holds on commercial vessels and Jack up Rigs. DNV GL is currently the only classification society offering official drone surveys that are credited as close up surveys 

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Iran in need of petrochemical processing technology

All Iranian petrochemical projects need processing technologies imported from abroad. Since Iran has developed its gas industry, the need for gas-to-olefin, polymers, and engineered rubbers process technologies has significant importance now, according to Erfan Haji Ali Akbar, Iran representative at International Petrochemical Technologies​ (IPT Srl)​.

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Peace Boat aims to build five more Ecoships

Peace Boat’s target is to build five more cruise ships based on its Ecoship prototype as well as to retrofit its current vessel, its director and founder Yoshioka Tatsuya told Passenger Ship Technology in an exclusive interview.

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Wärtsilä introduces dedicated organisation to drive digital transformation

The technology group Wärtsilä is currently implementing a digital transformation to become a data led, insights driven, and agile technology company dedicated to taking a leadership role in the smart marine and smart energy ecosystems throughout their entire lifecycle. The aim is to increase efficiency while enabling a zero emissions society.

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IBM: Blockchain to Save Shipping ‘Billions’ of Dollars

The Director of Research at IBM has claimed that blockchain technology could recover billions of dollars lost to coordination costs in the shipping industry, according to Coindesk's report on Arvind Krishna's presentation at its Consensus 2017 conference.

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