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Hapag-Lloyd and ZeroNorth Team Up on Bunker Procurement

Jun 26, 2024

A new partnership between container carrier Hapag-Lloyd and tech company ZeroNorth will aim to develop and launch a new bunker procurement and planning solution for the maritime industry.The partners said on Wednesday that they will set out…

Bleecker Street Group Acquires Marine Learning Systems

Nov 06, 2023

Software holding company Bleecker Street Group (BSG) announced the acquisition of Marine Learning Systems, an eLearning technology and services provider.Marine Learning Systems is a trailblazer in introducing eLearning methodologies to the maritime sector…

BSG Acquires Maritime Software Company

Sep 21, 2023

Bleecker Street Group (BSG), a global software holding company, announced the acquisition of Ripple, an integrated maritime software company. The acquisition underscores BSG's commitment to the maritime sector, solidifying its position as an…

AST Harnesses the Power of Connectivity, Digitalization

Sep 11, 2023

Latest advances in digital technologies and faster, cheaper connectivity walk hand-in-hand as vessel owners of all sizes aim to cut fuel consumption, cut emissions and increase efficiencies. AST is aiming to do both, offering connectivity plus…

Tech Feature: Software Solutions for Efficient Liquid Bulk Ops

Aug 08, 2023

In the business of providing cutting edge software solutions to improve liquid bulk operations, Hans Bobeldijk, CEO, discusses how UAB-Online is a part of the efficiency and decarbonization discussion.

Port of London Authority Upgrading Its VTS system

Apr 25, 2023

The Port of London Authority (PLA) is in the process of upgrading its Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) system as it strives to meet current and future needs of the River Thames, as well as effectively integrate with other decision support tools…

INFORM Optimization Software Chosen for Europa Terminal

Apr 24, 2023

German AI and optimization specialist INFORM announced it will deliver its Integrated Terminal Scheduler (ITS) to PSA Belgium’s Europa Terminal in order to optimize the move schedules for its quay cranes, straddle carriers, and automated stacking…

Port of Montreal Measuring Vessels' Carbon Footprint

Mar 22, 2023

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and Global Spatial Technology Solutions (GSTS), a company that specializes in applying artificial intelligence (AI) to shipping, announced the launch of a new project to measure and reduce the carbon footprint of vessels using the Canadian port…

Former Amazon Exec Aims to Repeat Logistics Growth at Flexport

Feb 28, 2023

The former Amazon.com Inc executive who oversaw the e-commerce company's transportation network buildout for its sellers, now aims to do the same for rival shipping customers as chief executive of logistics startup Flexport.'I wanted to ... do it again for everyone else…

ZeroNorth Acquires Bunker Supplier Software Provider BTS

Feb 21, 2023

Technology company ZeroNorth announced that it has acquired BTS PTE Ltd., a software platform for marine fuel suppliers, headquartered in Singapore.The deal will see ZeroNorth acquire BTS’s flagship suite of services - iBMS (Intelligent Bunker Management System)…

METIS Names Polychronopoulou CEO

Dec 05, 2022

Athens-based maritime artificial intelligence (AI) company METIS announced Eleni Polychronopoulou has been appointed as the firm’s new CEO.Polychronopoulou has been METIS president during the company’s development phase over the past three years…

ABS Launches Maritime Software Firm ABS Wavesight

Nov 30, 2022

As digitalization in the maritime sector gains speed, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has launched a new maritime software as a service (SaaS) company called ABS Wavesight, to effectively consolidate all digital products under one roof…

Maersk, IBM Discontinue Shipping Blockchain Platform

Nov 30, 2022

Shipping company Maersk said on Tuesday it would discontinue a blockchain platform announced in 2018 in partnership with IBM with the aim of limiting the industry's costly paper trail.The platform called TradeLens will be phased out by the end of March next year…

UAB-Online: Digitizing Vessel Handling Workflow

Nov 29, 2022

UAB-Online, creator of a digital platform for optimizing liquid bulk shipping, said it is offering a freemium model for deep sea and inland terminals to give operators rapid access to its software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform.With the freemium model…

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