Saturday, February 24, 2018

First Blockchain Pilot Voyage Successfully Completed by HMM

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) announced that it successfully completed its first blockchain technology adopted pilot voyage. The first pilot voyage with reefer containers took place...

USD 100 Billion for Proper Implementation of New BWT Systems

To install new ballast water treatment systems as required by law for compliance with the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, an estimated USD 100...

Chinese Ports H1 Report Indicates High Profit

At the beginning of this month, a report published by 21 Chinese ports reflected a radical increase in profit. The Ministry of Transport statistics revealed a...

Construction Underway for World’s First-ever LNG Cruise Ship

In a first, an AIDA Cruises ship is set to be the first of seven such ships operated by Carnival Corp. & plc that use...

NYK Line Orders 4 VLCCs from Domestic Shipyards

According to Japan maritime Daily, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) Line has ordered 4 very large crude carriers (VLCC) of 300,000 DWT from Namura Shipbuilding...

Cosco Shipping and PIL Seal Deal for Time Charter

Cosco Shipping is in an agreement with Singapore's Pacific International Lines (PIL) for an exchange of 12 ships on a time charter basis. Cosco Shipping...

The Maritime Industry’s Greatest Responsibility

While the maritime industry is one of the biggest industries in the world and has grown exponentially since its inception, it is crucial to...

“Incident” Results in Brief Closure of DP World’s Prince Rupert Terminal

At 5am on Sunday, an "incident" forced the authorities to close DP World's Prince Rupert, B.C. container terminal. The undisclosed event resulted in 11 dockers being...

South Korean Shipyards Redeem Top Position in New Orders

On Tuesday, industry data revealed that South Korean shipyards are again at the top position with regard to new orders. In the first eight months...

Yangshan Set to Open 7 New Berths

The world's busiest container port, Yangshan, is set to open 7 new berths on December 10, a move that will boost the harbour's annual...