their vision for the future of on demand freight transportation at an event on board the Queen Elizabeth 2. The first initiative of its kind in the world aims to provide exceptional service for high-priority, on-demand
goods, delivering freight at the speed of flight and cheaper than high-speed rail: closer to the cost of trucking.
shipping embracing digitalisation for its relationship with its customers Skou is aiming for a much more standardised transactional process rather than the current complex negotiated deals. My vision is for it to be equally
simple and easy to book a container transport from end of the world [to another] as it is in our private lives to book an airline ticket".
over two weeks till the vote closes, there are already a host of interesting comments left by Splash readers on the topic of the future seafarer. More crew will be remote seafarers, operating from onshore, one reader
observed. Another voter noted that the seafarer of the future will require a different skillset. Rather than an engineer they will need some one with more computer skills, the voter commented.
from June 1 this year. the new maximum beam will be 51.25 metres as opposed to the previous limit of 49 metres. It is almost two years since the June 2016 inauguration of the expanded third locks at the Canal.
carrier and a tanker, sustained damage but the accident did not result in any injuries or pollution. The investigation identified that a VHF radio conversation between the two vessels had resulted in the two bridge teams
holding conflicting views as to what had been agreed regarding Huayang Endeavour overtaking Seafrontier.
has dubbed the vessel the floating Chernobyl and Chernobyl on ice in reference to the 1986 nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl power plant which prompted a mass evacuation and left large areas of the Ukraine and neighboring Belarus uninhabitable.
lining up for the 3rd decade, the willingness to fix westbound will be limited. More significantly, however, the East-West spread of Rotterdam-Singapore fuel prices is widening every day. Prices stand at USD 17.50 on IFO 380 and USD 28.75 on IFO 180 to date,
with bunker prices at USD 33.00 & USD 27.50 respectively.
while approaching the Ahmed Bin Rashid Port on June 10 and June 11, 2017. In the first grounding, the vessel was undamaged and was refloated 12 hours later. During a second attempted entry into the port the following day,
the vessel again grounded but, despite the breaching of three ballast tanks, it continued to its berth.
have lost their lives and 2 workers have been severely injured when breaking ships in Chittagong, Bangladesh, the organization said their report. At least two workers also lost their lives due to a toxic gas leak at a shipbreaking yard in Alang, India in March. During
the first quarter of 2018, 27 ships were also dismantled in Turkey, 7 in China, 11 in Europe and 9 in the rest of the world, the report showed.
fleet expansion plan. The newbuildings will be 238 meters long, featuring a beam of 34 meters and a gross tonnage of 64,000 tons. They will be able to transport over 7,800 linear meters of rolling units, equivalent to
about 500 trailers.
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