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CMA CGM, Google Partner to Deploy AI Across Shipping and Logistics

Jul 18, 2024

CMA CGM and Google announced a  partnership to accelerate the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) across CMA CGM's operations globally.“By combining CMA CGM’s deep expertise in shipping and logistics with Google's AI tools and secure infrastructure we can help CMA CGM digitally transform its own operations and those of its customers,' said Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet. 'This partnership is a prime example of how AI can assist employees…

Texas Tanker Bottleneck Grows on Slow Freeport LNG Restart

Jul 18, 2024

The number of LNG tankers waiting to load at Freeport LNG in Texas has increased since the U.S. second largest exporter of the supercooled gas halted processing ahead of Hurricane Beryl's landfall last week, according to shipping data on Thursday…

Nordic Fender and SkyLab Advance Smart Fenders

Jul 04, 2024

Nordic Fender has entered a strategic partnership with SkyLab IoT for the development and expansion of smart fender and buoy solutions that provide real-time data worldwide.Nordic Fender products can now benefit from live monitoring of critical parameters such as air pressure…

Port of Brownsville to Limit Ship Traffic Due to Hurricane Beryl

Jul 03, 2024

Port of Brownsville, along the U.S.-Mexico border, said on Wednesday that it would limit ship traffic due to gale force winds from Hurricane Beryl, a Category 4 hurricane heading for the Gulf.Only vessels that will be able to finish and sail…

Africa’s Mining Industry Providing Opportunities for Bulk Shipping

Jun 19, 2024

Speaking at this year’s Drycon conference in Mumbai, Captain Pappu Sastry, CEO of Adhira Shipping and Logistics (ASL), said that Africa’s mining sector is entering a golden age where opportunities are open to investors, shipping lines and logistics companies…

Industry Leaders Highlight Impact of Increasing Protectionism

Jun 17, 2024

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the Chamber of Marine Commerce, Canada (CMC), convened over 120 industry leaders from 90 organisations and nearly 30 different countries to the Shaping the Future of Shipping Summit on Thursday 13 June…

Blue Visby Trial Demonstrates Significant CO2 Emissions Savings

May 21, 2024

The first voyages of the Blue Visby Prototype Trials took place in March/April 2024 with the bulk carriers Gerdt Oldendorff and the Begonia, which, under voyage charter to Blue Visby Consortium member CBH Group, performed ballast voyages to CBH Group’s Kwinana Grain Terminal…

McDermott’s Subsidiary Grabs Marsa LNG Job Worth Up To $250M

May 08, 2024

CB&I, a wholly owned subsidiary of McDermott, has been awarded a significant contract by TotalEnergies and OQ joint venture for the engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) of a full containment concrete liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tank…

Matt Kaplan to Lead New Great Lakes Authority

May 05, 2024

The White House has nominated Matt Kaplan to serve as the first federal co-chair of the Great Lakes Authority (GLA).The GLA was authorized by Congress in 2022 and will be governed by a nine-member board, with one member appointed by the President…

Brazil’s Import of Russian Clean Petroleum Products Jumps 135%

Apr 30, 2024

Since the European Union sanctioned Russian oil exports in 2022, crude oil and dirty and clean petroleum products (CPP) have found new buyers. “India and China have taken most of the crude oil and dirty products while Turkey and Brazil have emerged as the main buyers of CPP…

Third Temporary Channel Opened in Baltimore

Apr 21, 2024

The Captain of the Port (COTP) has established the Fort Carroll Temporary Alternate Channel, which is on the northeast side of the main channel in the vicinity of the Francis Scott Key Bridge and will provide limited access for commercially essential vessels…

Carbon Capture @ Sea: Evergreen Ship Notches World First

Mar 21, 2024

ClassNK has granted its SCCS-Full class notation to Evergreen’s Neopanamax container vessel Ever Top.Short for Shipboard Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage-Full, the SCCS-Full notation signifies that the vessel is now equipped with onboard CO2 capture and storage (CCS) systems…

OpEd: Focusing on Green Fuels Takes the Focus Off Shipping's Major Problems

Mar 11, 2024

Shipyard order books show that more and more ships are being built that can run on methanol or liquified natural gas (LNG). Major shipping companies are investing in green fuels for their fleets, and researchers around the world are working…

Singapore and Australia Formalize Corridor Collaboration

Mar 05, 2024

Singapore and Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formally collaborate on establishing the Singapore-Australia green and digital shipping corridor.The MoU was signed by Chee Hong Tat, Singapore’s Minister for Transport and Second Minister for Finance…

Singapore Highlights its Maritime Achievements for 2023

Mar 05, 2024

The Singapore government has recounted the achievements of Maritime Singapore to date to highlight the nation’s successes as a maritime hub in 2023:Total business spending by key maritime companies overseen by MPA exceeded S$4.8 billion, up from S$4…

Logistics News

Pilot Planning Implicated in Tanker Contact with Jetty

Pilot Planning Implicated in Tanker Contact with Jetty

Sempra Signs Contract with Bechtel to Build Port Arthur LNG Phase 2

Sempra Signs Contract with Bechtel to Build Port Arthur LNG Phase 2

Texas Tanker Bottleneck Grows on Slow Freeport LNG Restart

Texas Tanker Bottleneck Grows on Slow Freeport LNG Restart

China's Commodity Import Trend Driven by Prices, Not Economy

China's Commodity Import Trend Driven by Prices, Not Economy

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