Shipping’s Decarbonization Will Need Major R&D Investment

Collaboration and investment in technology development key for meeting IMO's targets

Wärtsilä Pioneers Autodocking Technology on a Ferry

Folgefonn ferry

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has tested its autodocking technology on a ferry.

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GTT, Sembcorp Marine Ink Membrane Tank Solutions Deal

The inside of a GTT cryogenic membrane tank

GTT has signed a license agreement with Sembcorp Marine for the design and construction of membrane tank solutions.

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Maersk Testing Out AI-Powered Situational Awareness Tools

Maersk Vistula

A.P. Moller-Maersk to trial perception and situational awareness technology aboard one of its newbuild boxships.

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Singapore to Develop Autonomous Vessels

MoU Signing MPA Singapore

MPA singapore is looking to boost its productivity and enhance safety by introducing autonomous harbor ships.

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OOCL Resorts to Artificial Intelligence

OOCL, MSRA

OOCL is looking to boost its performance by applying Artificial Intelligence to its operations.

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Hurtigruten Going Hybrid

Hurtigruten cruise ship

Hurtigruten to convert the main engines on up to nine cruise ships from diesel to gas power.

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How to Comply with High-Sulphur Fuel Ban?

bunkering

Owners and operators faced with a dilemma on how to comply with upcoming high sulphur fuel ban.

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Singapore to Get New Tech Preventing Ship Collisions

Fujitsu, SMU and IHPC are developing new technologies for vessel traffic management in the Port of Singapore.

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MSC’s Newbuildings Break 23,000 TEU Threshold

MSC containership

The giant containerships ordered by MSC at Korean yards last year will feature 23,000 TEU.

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Smart Tech Companies Flock to Posidonia

Posidonia

Over 60 Information Communication Technology companies to exhibit at this year's Posidonia.

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World's 1st Ferry Fitted with Wind-Powered Rotor Sail

Viking Grace

Viking Line's passenger ship M/S Viking Grace has been fitted with a rotor sail for the utilization of wind power.

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SAAM to Invest USD 85 Mn in Fleet and Infrastructure

Terminal

SAAM to invest USD 85 million to reinforce its tug fleet and maintain port equipment and infrastructure.

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First Remote Control Gantry Cranes Arrive at Felixstowe

Remote controlled gantry cranes

UK's Port of Felixstowe has taken delivery of its first two remote control ship-to-shore gantry cranes.

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Damen Installs Exhaust Gas Scrubbers on P&O Cruises' Ship

P&O Cruises' vessel Ventura departed Damen Shiprepair Brest facility with two new exhaust gas scrubbers.

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Maersk- IBM Blockchain JV Gets Nod from EU Regulator

Maersk has secured clearance from the European Commission for its joint venture with IBM.

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Sinopacific Names Two LEG Carrier Newbuilds

Sinopacific named the first two vessels in a series of five LEG carriers for a Chinese shipowner on March 28.

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Spotted: PhilaPort Welcomes Super Post-Panamax Cranes 

PhilaPort received its first two super post-Panamax cranes.

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NYK Tests STS Connection for Navigation Support Tool

NYK and MTI have successfully tested a ship-to-shore connection for the ship navigation support tool J-Marine NeCST.

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Crowley Extends Wärtsilä's ATB Maintenance Deal

Wärtsilä has won an expanded deal for the maintenance of Crowley's articulated tug barges.

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Star Bulk to Explore Renewable Energy for Its Bulkers

Star Bulk and EMP are to jointly study installing renewable energy technologies onto existing and new ships.

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IACS: Adapting to Industry Change Requires Cooperation

The world's biggest classification societies need to pull together to adapt to the rapid pace of change in the industry.

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Hyundai Samho Unveils World's 1st Scrubber-Fitted VLCC

Hyundai Samho completed the world's first VLCC fitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system.

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Rolls-Royce Signs Propulsion Supply Deal with Sanmar

Rolls-Royce has secured an extensive supply order from Turkish builder Sanmar Shipyards.

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Interview: Unmanned Ships - Are We There Yet?

Oskar Levander speaks of the current state of play with regard to the development of autonomous ships.

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APM 2018 Launched amid Industry Anticipation for Upturn

Asia's exhibition and conference Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) was officially launched on March 14.

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Maersk Shanghai's Container with Sulfuric Acid Still Lost

One of Maersk Shanghai's 76 stray containers was carrying about 5,900 pounds of sulfuric acid.

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NYK: New Ship Propeller to Cut CO2 Emissions

NYK Line, MTI, and JMU have developed a propeller which reduces carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

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