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Freight Association Comments On Shipping Line Surcharges

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that recent announcements by some container shipping lines that they will discontinue low sulphur fuel surcharges will be welcome news for its members. The trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics...

SAFEVUE.ai selected by Eaglestar as maritime shifts towards safety solutions centred around human factors

SOL-X is pleased to announce that its product SAFEVUE.ai has been selected by Eaglestar to extend the human factors approach to safety and operational excellence. SAFEVUE.ai provides assurance of safety and compliance by promoting positive crew behaviour change. The...

Maiden call by CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE, the world’s largest LNG-Powered Containership in Singapore

First of the CMA CGM Group’s nine 23,000-TEU LNG-Powered Containerships to enter commercial operation and join the French Asia Line. A pioneering technology aimed at preserving air quality and accelerating maritime transport’s energy transition. Record-breaking voyage with more than...

Higher capesize rates lift Baltic index to 2-week high

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, advanced on Monday, supported by improved demand for capesize vessels. The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels,...

Autonomous navigation technology wins industry challenge

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced BMT as the winner of the first Admiralty Marine Innovation Programme challenge.

Kongsberg Maritime to deliver large electric winch package to new vessel for Faroese fishing...

Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract with Tersan Shipyard, Turkey, to equip an 86m stern trawler with a large winch package for Faroe Islands fishing fleet operator JFK. The package will include four EasyDRIVE electric trawl winches with SmartPΩWER...

Maersk works with HTA to solve issues

The 2020 transpacific peak season has created challenges for many landside logistics providers trying to keep pace with import cargo volumes that test port and inland distribution infrastructure. Maersk is actively working with the Long Beach, California-based Harbor Trucking...

Gasum and UECC make maritime history – first ship-to-ship LNG -LBG blend bunkering conducted...

On December 16th, the Nordic energy company Gasum performed its first ship-to-ship LNG-LBG blend bunkering to a cargo vessel. The bunkering was conducted by Gasum’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessel Coralius at anchorage outside the port of Gothenburg...

Extended trans-Pac retail peak season coming to an end

As a wildly unpredictable and volatile year reaches a climactic conclusion, retailers and shipping executives anticipate that volumes will finally begin moderating as early as December and...

MOL signs Charter Contract for Three Ice-Breaking LNG Carriers for Arctic LNG 2 Project...

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President and CEO: Junichiro Ikeda), yesterday announced that charter agreements were signed for three icebreaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers with LLC ARCTIC LNG 2, the largest shareholder of which is PAO NOVATEK (Head...

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Hydrogen hybrid propulsion CTV plans awarded

Piriou is one of the three winners of the Call for notification of interest of the offshore wind Innovation Challenge –managed by WPD and...

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