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WinGD & HHI Collaborate to Deliver Increased Intelligence to the Marine Industry

Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group recently signed the first agreement of its kind to integrate their advanced digital...

Several Containers Fall off Maersk Shanghai Near North Carolina

The USCG issued a warning to mariners about navigation hazards after several cargo containers fell off a ship near the coast of North Carolina on...

Nakilat Expands Joint Venture Partnership with Maran Ventures Inc.

Nakilat has expanded its joint venture partnership with Greek shipping company Maran Ventures Inc., to include two additional LNG vessels. Maran Nakilat Co. Ltd. was...

3000th Neopanamax Transits Panama Canal

On March 2, the Panama Canal announced the transit of its 3,000th Neopanamax vessel, exceeding initial traffic expectations by this date and reaffirming the value...

Evergreen Launches New Electronic Documentation Function

Evergreen has introduced two new Intelligent Se6rvices - the intelligent i-B/L (Bill of Lading) and i-Dispatch, a solution that delivers documents associated with such...

Stellar Acquisition III, Inc. Signs Agreement with Phunware Inc.

Stellar Acquisition III, Inc. has announced that it has entered into a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger to combine with Phunware, Inc. The...

KNL Networks & Portcall.com Win Wärtsilä SparkUp Challenge for Start-ups

The first Wärtsilä SparkUp Challenge, an initiative by the technology group Wärtsilä to find innovative start-ups to develop ideas for the smart shipping value...

Latest US Sanctions on North Korea: Potential Risks for Global Shipping Industry

As part of its continuing efforts to isolate North Korea from the world economy, on February 23, 2018, the US Treasury Department’s Office of...

Foreship Counsels Caution on Expedition Ship Rush

Booming demand for expedition ships should not mean that good and safe shipbuilding practices for passenger vessels are compromised, leading naval architecture and engineering...

Bureau Veritas Launches Worldwide E-Certification

Bureau Veritas is now issuing both classification and statutory e-certificates following successful pilots with ship owners and flag states. Bureau Veritas digital certificates may...