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Study Calls for 'Liberation of Data' in Shipping Shift for Decarbonization

Nov 27, 2023

Siloed data systems represent a “recipe for duplicative and multiplicative cost inside a company and across companies”, an OrbitMI-hosted panel at the recent Shipping Insight event in the US was told, as a Bureau Veritas-backed study highlighted…

ASGARD: Developing an Anti-Spoofing Weapon

Nov 27, 2023

Saab and GMV are collaborating in ASGARD, an EU-funded project that aims to improve maritime security when using GNSS and OSNMA. The project addresses the growing threat of GNSS spoofing and other cyberattacks on navigation systems used in the maritime industry…

Cavotec Wins €6.65 Million Shore Power Order

Oct 20, 2023

Cavotec reports it has signed a contract with one of the world’s largest shipping lines to supply shore power equipment for newbuild containerships.The €6.65 million order is for Cavotec’s PowerFit units, which are complete containerized solutions…

ECOsubsea raises $12m

Oct 04, 2023

A Series B financing round led by the Blue Ocean fund, managed by sustainable investor SWEN Capital Partners, reportedly raised $12m and will enable ECOsubsea, a Norwegian hull cleaning specialist to scale up its operations.While hull cleaning…

Glas Ocean Electric Snags DARPA Contract

Oct 04, 2023

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)  awarded Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada-based Glas Ocean Electric a contract to develop and demonstrate a low-cost data acquisition system that can be easily installed on a range of vessels including fishing vessels…

Enclosed Spaces: Engineering Solutions

Oct 03, 2023

If you think the human element is the only cause of enclosed space deaths, think again.Enclosed space incidents are cited as the largest cause of on-duty fatalities in commercial shipping. The risks can’t simply be engineered out, but there’s a powerful coalition wanting action nonetheless…

Pyxis Ocean Makes First Docking with Metal Sails

Sep 28, 2023

The Pyxis Ocean has made its first docking in Brazil with its new metal sails installed.The bulk carrier docked at the Port of Paranaguá in Brazil on Sunday, September 24. It has metal sails 37.5 meters high and is chartered by Cargill. After loading…

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…

Shippers Launch Tender to Accelerate Zero-Emission Shipping

Sep 14, 2023

The Zero Emission Maritime Buyers Alliance (ZEMBA) has launched a Request for Proposals (RfP) for 600,000 TEUs over a three-year period on ocean vessels powered by zero-emission fuels.This will help its member companies reduce nearly one million metric tonnes of carbon emissions…

UK Insurers Join Cargo Safety Initiative

Sep 06, 2023

Safetytech Accelerator, a non-profit established by Lloyd’s Register, has confirmed that UK maritime insurers, the UK P&I Club and TT Club, have signed up for its Cargo Fire & Loss Innovation Initiative (CFLII).The Initiative, launched in February 2023…

DNV Recognizes New Energy Saving Device from ERMA First

Aug 29, 2023

ERMA First has received a letter of professional opinion from DNV categorizing ERMA FIRST BLUE CONNECT as an energy-saving device and verifying its positive impact on Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) performance. The system is an alternative…

California Opens Applications for Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Equipment

Aug 22, 2023

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District in California has announced the opening of applications for zero-emission heavy duty forklifts, port cargo handling equipment, marine vessel repower and shore power for unregulated ocean-going vessels…

Rapid Charging Systems: Current Technology for the Future of Ferries

Aug 11, 2023

As the devotion to more sustainable shipping expands and regulations become more stringent, the demand for lower emissions operations continues to increase. As a result, the marine industry is confronted with the challenge of large-scale electrification as an alternative energy solution…

Japanese Partners Aim to Promote Standardized Shore Power Systems

Jul 19, 2023

A group of Japanese organisations have claimed a world-first with their initiative to advance standardized, zero emission shore power systems.Japanese ports and coastal industrial zones are responsible for about 60% of the country's CO2 emissions and are therefore a target for decarbonization…

Cavotec Shore Power in First for European Tanker

Jul 05, 2023

The Swedish port of Gävle recently became one of the first in the world to successfully connect a tanker vessel to a shoreside electricity system. The shore power connection solution was provided by Cavotec.The system, based on new standards drawn up in co-operation with other ports and operators…

Logistics News

Cavotec Bags $5 Million Shore Power Order

Cavotec Bags $5 Million Shore Power Order

Ships Docked as Striking Greek Workers Protest Over Rising Costs

Ships Docked as Striking Greek Workers Protest Over Rising Costs

Animal Welfare Groups Call For Live Sheep Export Ban Timetable

Animal Welfare Groups Call For Live Sheep Export Ban Timetable

ONE Launches Green Shipping Solution ONE LEAF+

ONE Launches Green Shipping Solution ONE LEAF+

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