GHU: Fast ROI for Existing Bunker Port Installations
Genoil Inc, (GNOLF), the publicly traded clean technology engineering company for the petroleum industries, has announced compelling economics for the Genoil Hydroconversion Upgrader (GHU), for installations where there is existing infrastructure. The GHU can be built alongside existing refinery infrastructure in major bunkering hubs rather than incurring the costs to develop and build all new infrastructure. The GHU unit costs between $30 million and $80 million to install per one million tons per year of capacity.
ASF Intermodal Chose BigRoad’s Compliance Solution
ASF Intermodal, a full service drayage provider and transportation broker, has chosen BigRoad’s DashLink electronic logging device to achieve ELD mandate compliance. Their fleet of 500 owner-operators drove the decision, choosing the driver-friendly solution. “We were using an ELD solution from another provider until we discovered how expensive it would be to upgrade the hardware. They wanted us to pay upfront, which didn’t make sense for our fleet of owner-operators,” said Amanda Hall, Vice President of Safety at ASF Intermodal.
INTTRA Container Orders Grew
INTTRA, an ocean shipping marketplace, announced that it generated 16 percent growth in 2016 over 2015 in container orders, which include bookings, shipping instructions and shipping orders. The company processed 38.5 million container orders on its platform. Containership sailings in the industry rose by just 3 percent in 2016, according to Container Trade Statistics. In addition, INTTRA tracked a record 427 million container status events in 2016 through its Track & Trace service…
ChannelPorts Speeds Customs Declarations Filing
Descartes Systems Group announced that ChannelPorts, one of the UK’s neutral customs clearance agent, has improved the speed and visibility of its customs declarations processing using Descartes e-Customs and Descartes Pentant solutions. “Speed of operation is everything at our customs clearance facility, which services the Eurotunnel and Port of Dover,” said Paul Wells, Managing Director at ChannelPorts. “The Descartes Pentant application provides us with a flexible and cost…
NYK Selects INTTRA eVGM Service
INTTRA, the world's ocean shipping electronic marketplace, and NYK Line, informed that NYK has joined the rapidly growing INTTRA eVGM network for facilitating compliance with new container weight requirements adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which went into effect on July 1, 2016. NYK is offering the INTTRA eVGM Service to customers as one solution via which they can exchange and process the container weight information required to meet the IMO's Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) requirement.
Freightgate Announces SOLAS VGM Compliance Solution
Freightgate Inc announced an easy to use, integrated (SSO enabled) solution for International Shippers around the world to comply with the new IMO Requirement to certify VGM (Verified Gross Mass). The new solution includes a plug-in that let’s you connect directly from your NetSuite Cloud ERP to the Freightgate Logistics Cloud and record your VGM submissions to your carrier. "We are very excited to bring this timely solution to the market to enable our customers and the shipping public at large to comply with this new global VGM requirement” states Martin Hubert…
Demand for Helm CONNECT Software Soars ahead of Subchapter M
Helm Operations signed on more than 50 commercial maritime companies to its maritime software, Helm CONNECT, many of whom are trying to prepare for the publication of Subchapter M. Helm CONNECT’s customers come from a variety of commercial maritime industries, such as fishing, ferries, research vessels, inland / coastal barging and pilotage vessels. The reason for the broad appeal of Helm CONNECT is its simplicity. “Businesses are craving software that’s easy for their people to use,” said Rodger Banister VP of Marketing at Helm Operations.
Port of Antwerp Adopts Descartes' Services
Descartes Systems Group's announce its cloud-based messaging services now integrated with the Antwerp Port Community System's (APCS) e-Desk application. The solution, combined with the Global Logistics Network (GLN), provides declarants and terminal operators with a simple way to communicate shipment, container and status information with each other, and customs authorities, thereby reducing paperwork and improving operational efficiencies. APCS is the network of systems and solutions…
(Sub) Chapter M Finally Surfaces
For inland operators, Compliance, Safety & Technology make for heavy river traffic as software providers descend on a rapidly approaching, potentially lucrative niche market. Is there a panacea for subchapter M? Pending USCG Subchapter “M” (SubM) regulations will eventually require towing operators to implement safety standards and use safety management systems, or alternatively, allow for an annual Coast Guard inspection regime. The new rules are expected to allow towing vessel organizations to customize their approach to meeting the requirements…
New Flag Prepared for Launch
As a precursor to the launch of Regs4ships’ eight-month ‘Go Digital’ campaign, we are proud to announce the launch of our 17th flag product for our Digital Maritime Regulations Service. From 1st February 2013, Regs4ships will offer a Vanuatu regulations product that contains all relevant flag state documentation along with digital copies of SOLAS, MARPOL and STCW, ILO Conventions and EU Legislation. Specifically customers will have access to Vanuatu maritime Acts, regulations, bulletins, fleet safety letters and forms.
Workboat Regulatory Compliance: Boatracs, MCI, Join Hands
Boatracs announces strategic partnership with Maritime Compliance Internationa (MCI)l to provide Subchapter M compliance solution. The two companies are collaborating in the development of a new electronic forms software product for the workboat market designed specifically for compliance management of the upcoming Coast Guard 46 CFR Subchapter "M" regulation. The new product is based on Boatracs' industry leading electronic forms platform, Boatracs BTForms. BTForms is currently in use on almost 200 vessels to simplify the process of collecting accurate vessel data for dispatch…