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Blockchain Container Completes Maiden Voyage

Jul 01, 2019

The Port of Rotterdam has announced that the first paperless and fully door-to-door tracked container, based on blockchain technology, has arrived at the warehouse of Samsung SDS in Tilburg.Last year Dutch bank ABN AMRO collaborated with the…

Voser Steps in as Interim CEO at ABB

Apr 18, 2019

ABB Chief Executive Ulrich Spiesshofer has quit the Swiss industrial group as the board and major shareholders look for a speedier turnaround at the maker of industrial robots and supplier of factory automation.Spiesshofer’s abrupt exit follows…

ABB to Equip Lindblad' New Icegoing Vessel

Apr 10, 2019

Swiss-Swedish tech giant ABB  is to supply power, automation, propulsion and digital systems for the second icegoing cruise ship to be built for Lindblad Expeditions by Ulstein Verft shipyard.Destined to take exploration cruise guests sustainably and safely on voyages deep into remote polar regions…

Zeebrugge Preps for Brexit with Digital Tools

Mar 12, 2019

The Port of Zeebrugge, Belgium, has revealed it developed a new data sharing platform to allow a fluent flow of cargo to and from the UK despite extra customs administrations which will be implemented after the Brexit deadline.The development…

Cavotec Wins Automated Mooring Order

Mar 05, 2019

Marine engineering specialists Cavotec has announced it has has signed an agreement with a port operator to equip two berths at a terminal with MoorMaster automated mooring systems.The Switzerland-based global engineering group said in a press note that it will design…

IMO Emphasizes Seafarer Training

Jan 15, 2019

The  International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim has highlighted the need to consider seafarer training and standards as shipping evolves, with increasing levels of technology and automation.Speaking at IMO Headquarters…

Wärtsilä Automated Shipping Tests Successful

Nov 28, 2018

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä conducted a successful round of tests on its automated dock-to-dock solution. The system was tested on ‘Folgefonn’ ferry, which visited all three ports serviced by the vessel, with the autonomous operation being utilised uninterrupted for the entire route…

Nokia, ABB and Kalmar Trial 5G Technology for Harbor Automation

Nov 15, 2018

Nokia, ABB and Kalmar, part of Cargotec,  have successfully conducted industrial trials that leverage the low latency capabilities of 5G to support time-critical applications and enhance protection and efficiency in a smart electricity grid and in harbor automation…

Rio Tinto: Autonomous Ships "Not Far Off"

Oct 29, 2018

Mining companies must forge new ties with partners from customers to governments as they pursue innovation and compete for talent with technology giants, Rio Tinto's chief executive said in a speech to be delivered on Tuesday.The mining industry…

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Port of Los Angeles Issues Draft RFP for New Cruise Terminal

Port of Los Angeles Issues Draft RFP for New Cruise Terminal

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

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