off Vlissingen, Netherlands when the 270-meter "MSC Madrid" struck the port side of the Ro-Ro "Primula Seaways" as the containership sailed for Antwerp, Belgium. Both ships were damaged in the incident but no pollution
has been reported.
UAE-flagged ship belongs to Sharjah-based Alco Shipping Services, a company, which has been linked to a number of crew abandonment cases in the past 12 months. Captain Yehia Kamel said the ship has now run out of lube
oil, all safety equipment is out of order, and in the engine room many pipelines and the sea chest are in bad condition.
carrier is the first to offer its customers automatic access to all their contract rates using CargoSpheres electronic Smart Upload and Diagnostics Solution (eSUDS). This integration is a dramatic improvement over current
labor-intensive industry practices of frequent email distribution of carrier-proprietary file attachments, CargoSphere said in a release.
This article looks at the commercial realities explaining why there is no imminent sea change in sight. It is striking how much of the technology underpinning autonomous vessels has been in use for many years with several vessel
designs already developed, but the commercial desire and drive is slow to surface.
of testing of a robotic system that automatically shapes a vessels 3-D curved surface. The unmanned system is based on the Internet of Things and automation technologies, and is equipped with a high-frequency inductive
heating system and a multi-joint arm, the company said. HHI plans to add artificial intelligence and more sophisticated technologies in the future.
as North Group. The A rating reflects S&Ps view of the clubs strong business risk profile and very strong financial risk profile. According to S&P, North Groups business risk is supported by the clubs well-established,
high quality P&I mutual business, as well as its improving fixed premium business. The groups financial risk is driven by a well-developed capital base".
Herborn in Hesse. Sailing was her first introduction to seafaring. She completed her nautical science studies in Leer. During her subsequent study program in logistics, she worked for a container shipping company in Oakland (New Zealand) and for the E.U. parliament
in Brussels. Her first nautical internship was on a container ship. Langosch has held various positions on AIDA ships over the past 10 years.
Hong Kong’s strong cruise figures in 2017 were shared on Monday by the HKTB’s Executive Director, Anthony Lau, at a special media luncheon prior to the beginning of the annual Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
won a key approval to sell its energy unit to Total S.A., with the Danish Energy Agency giving the green light to the $8 billion deal. But the authority made it a condition that Maersk pay for the eventual decommissioning of North Sea infrastructure (such
as platforms and pipes), if Total cant when the time comes. While the risk is remote, the liability shows how deep Maersks ties to Denmarks oil industry are.
the maritime industry to reduce the volume of counterfeits shipped around the globe through additional and more in-depth check on their customers. Contributors developed the voluntary best practices as part of their on-going
collaboration as signatories of an historic Declaration of Intent to stop the Maritime transport of counterfeits (DOI) a joint effort between the shipping industry and brands.
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