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UK P&I Club Supports IMRF Maritime Mass Rescue Projects

The UK P&I Club has made a significant donation to the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) to support its work developing resources, training and...

MOL Launches Trial Use of Cooling-Work Suits Onboard to Prevent Heatstroke and Reduce Workload...

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced the trial introduction of specialised cooling-work suits for crewmembers, developed by Teijin Limited, in cooperation with MOL, on...

Keppel Corporation and KrisEnergy Ink Cooperation Agreement

Keppel Corporation Limited has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Keppel FELS Limited (“KFELS”) and Keppel Shipyard Ltd (“KSL”), have entered into a cooperation agreement...
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Video: World’s First Autonomous Shipping Line to be Launched by KONGSBERG & Wilhelmson

Wilhelmsen and KONGSBERG are joining forces to take the next step in autonomous shipping by offering a complete value chain for autonomous ships, from...

Saudi Approval for Aqua-Tools’ B-QUA Ballast Water Testing Kit

The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has today confirmed that aqua-tools’ B-QUA ballast water analysis kit will be included in the list...

WinGD X-DF Dual-fuel Demonstrator Burns NG-VOC Mix in Gaseous Fuel Mode

WinGD and Wärtsilä Gas Systems have successfully tested a NG-VOC (Natural Gas - Volatile Organic Compounds) fuel mix for the WinGD X-DF engine, selected...

Hanseaticsoft’s Cloud MRV now Helps Shipping Companies

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has introduced a mandatory Data Collection System (DCS) for international shipping, which requires ships above 5,000 gross tonnage to...

Construction Starts on Volkswagen Group Logistics LNG Powered Ships

Work has started in China on the construction of liquid natural gas (LNG) Volkswagen Group ships which will be operated by Siem Car Carriers...

First Real Logistics Transactions on Blockchain with Real Cryptocurrency & Real Shipments Take Place

Online shipping platform 45HC.COM has become the first shipping company to accept cryptocurrency payments for container shipping. As part of its mission to offer the...

Dry Bulk Shipping ETF, Ticker: BDRY – Launches as the First Freight Futures ETF

Breakwave Advisors, in partnership with ETF Managers Group (ETFMG), launches the Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF (NYSE Arca: BDRY). The Fund is the first...