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New Gravity Self-Unloading System Launched

Feb 06, 2024

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has launched a new and augmented gravity self-unloading system that it says will allow bulk carriers to deliver a wider variety of cargo, in greater volume.The new system, the MacGregor GravityVibe, deploys a patent…

ONE Trials Dual-Temperature, Controlled-Atmosphere Container

Feb 01, 2024

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has launched the world’s first dual-temperature refrigerated container equipped with controlled atmosphere functionality in collaboration with Pan Pacific International Holdings (PPIH) and NAX Japan.It is the world's…

Port of Rotterdam Opens Charging Station for Electric Trucks

Jan 31, 2024

Together with Truckparkings Rotterdam Exploitatie (TRE), the Port of Rotterdam Authority opened the first charging station for electric trucks in the port. As many as eight electric trucks can now charge simultaneously at the Bodaanweg truck park in the Waalhaven…

Californian Port Gets $427M Boost for New Offshore Wind Infrastructure

Jan 25, 2024

The U.S. government has awarded a major grant to the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservation District for the construction of a new marine terminal to be primarily used for floating offshore wind-related activities.The grant for the…

Japan Takes the Lead on Ammonia as Maritime Fuel

Jan 25, 2024

Late last year Japanese maritime leaders – Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Japan Engine Corporation, IHI Power Systems Co., and Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. – signed a series of contracts to buid the world's first ammonia-fueled medium gas carrier (AFMGC) equipped with Japan-make engines…

ABB Acquires Weather Routing Business

Jan 24, 2024

ABB entered into an agreement to acquire the shipping business of DTN Europe BV and DTN Philippines Inc. (hereinafter DTN Shipping), expanding the company’s offering in maritime software. The acquisition of the DTN Shipping portfolio covers vessel routing software…

Aurora Botnia - RoPax Ferry + Greentech Proving Ground

Jan 24, 2024

Built by Rauma Marine Constructions, in Rauma, Finland, and launched in 2021, the 150-meter-long Aurora Botnia boasts a long list of onboard equipment that help it to earn its “green” designation, a label that is confirmed via a Clean Design notation from classification society DNV…

Xeneta Appoints Luykx as Chief Revenue Officer

Jan 15, 2024

Ocean and air freight rate benchmarking and intelligence platform Xeneta has appointed Tonia Luykx to spearhead its journey to drive revenues through an industry data revolution.Luykx, who has a track record for building and scaling SaaS and tech businesses including Sift…

Singapore Picks Pilot Vessel Charging Concepts

Jan 10, 2024

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has selected companies that will pilot their vessel charging concepts in Singapore.The selection follows the call for proposal (CFP) by MPA in August 2023 to develop, operate, and maintain e-HC charging points in Singapore…

Port of Sudeste to Deploy RightShip's Maritime Emissions Portal

Jan 09, 2024

RightShip announced a partnership with Port of Sudeste, located in Itaguai, Rio de Janeiro, to start utilizing RightShip’s Maritime Emissions Portal (MEP) for the first time in the Latin American region.MEP is a digital solution that combines…

NYK Orders Man Energy Engines for Four LNG Carriers

Jan 09, 2024

Japanese shipping giant NYK has ordered eight ME-GA engines from Man Energy Solutions for four liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.The order is for eight 5G70ME-GA Mk. 10.5 engines related to the construction of four 174,000 cbm. LNG carriers by NYK…

New App Launched to Improve Operations at Port of Oakland

Jan 08, 2024

A new app is helping to make the movement of goods more efficient at the Port of Oakland in California.Since 2020, Parsons Corporation has worked closely with the Alameda County Transportation Commission (CTC), Port staff, the City of Oakland…

New Tech to Monitor a Ship's Black Carbon Emissions

Jan 02, 2024

Green Instruments A/S and Danish Technological Institute have developed a real-time flue gas sensor technology - The Extinction-Minus-Scattering (EMS) measurement method - to accurately measure black carbon emissions from ships, a tech which…

MITSUI E&S Develops Digital Crane Inspection Management System

Dec 21, 2023

Mitsui E&S has developed CREWS (crane engineer workflow service) for port crane inspections.Trials of the system have begun for crane inspection operations at Hakata Port Island City Container Terminal in Japan.CREWS enables digitization of…

Zinus Charging Solution Ordered for Zero-emissions RoPax Ferry

Dec 21, 2023

Zinus announced it has won a contract to supply its autonomous charging solution for a new zero-emissions, lightweight Ro-Pax ferry.The endeavor is led by shipbuilder Incat Tasmania, and commissioned by their South American customer Buquebús…

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First LNG Carrier Arrives at New German Mukran Terminal

First LNG Carrier Arrives at New German Mukran Terminal

Brazil's Paranagua Port Resumes Operations After Fire

Brazil's Paranagua Port Resumes Operations After Fire

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

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