Tag Archives: shipping

Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines carried successful navigational safety test aboard a 165m passenger ferry

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The capacity for Intelligent Awareness and machine learning technologies to significantly improve navigational safety has been verified by Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), following the success of a pilot project … Read the full press release

StormGeo becomes a one-stop-shop for digital navigation and planning for the modern maritime industry with the acquisition of Nautisk

STOCKHOLM, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The quote “A little rain never hurt anybody” is not a wise recommendation. At least not if you ask EQT portfolio company StormGeo – the leading provider of weather intelligence and decision support for companies operating … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: New maritime security toolkit aims to present a new model for capacity building and governance of our seas

BRISTOL, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International policy makers, coastguard, navies and shipping companies can now access comprehensive advice and guidance to making the world’s oceans safe from piracy and smuggling. Endorsed at its launch by the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative … Read the full press release

Marlink and Seagull Maritime to create online, satcom enabled environment for the distribution and updating of e-learning material

‘Over the air’ updates of e-learning material to improve crews’ knowledge and qualifications HORTEN/OSLO/PARIS, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marlink and Seagull Maritime have entered into a partnership to introduce a step-change in onboard training this year, creating an online, satcom enabled … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd strengthens presence in Ghana with the opening of its own new office in Tema

Presence in West Africa expanded / Investments in growing markets HAMBURG, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 1, 2018, Hapag-Lloyd moved into its own new office in Tema, the most important port city in Ghana. Effective immediately, the company will be … Read the full press release

Marlink Group’s Telemar to provide bridge system repair and maintenance services to Carisbrooke Shipping

Telemar service and maintenance contract added to existing satcom connectivity services to support operational continuity and efficiency OSLO/PARIS, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marlink Group company Telemar has been chosen to provide bridge system repair and maintenance services to Carisbrooke Shipping. The … Read the full press release

LBS1 8: Edward Wollaston of LOC Yachts attended Superyacht UK’s (SYUK) annual technical seminar

ABERDEEN, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Edward Wollaston from LOC Yachts attended Superyacht UK’s (SYUK) annual technical seminar, at ExCeL last week. The London Boat Show, hosted by British Marine, is one of the UK’s biggest maritime events. A great opportunity to see the latest … Read the full press release

MV COSCO Shipping Aries the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship descriptive note for its energy management system

20K TEU container ship built by NACKS has an energy management system cyber-certified by LR LONDON, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MV COSCO Shipping Aries, delivered to COSCOS today, is the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note … Read the full press release

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) launches its new hydrogen-powered passenger vessel classed by LR

LONDON, 22-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Antwerp maritime group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has launched its new hydrogen-powered passenger vessel, Hydroville, classed by LR. The catamaran crew boat is the first LR classed vessel to use hydrogen to power a diesel engine. The … Read the full press release

Canadian Company Snaile Wins 2016 Postal Technology Award

TORONTO, ON, Canada, 07-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Canadian company Snaile Inc. (pronounced “Snail.ee”, www.snaile.com). has won the prestigious Digital Innovation of the Year award – part of the 2016 Postal Technology International Awards. A judging panel of world postal services … Read the full press release

University of Southampton research: shipping has noticeable impact on marine species and their native habitats

SOUTHAMPTON, 17-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — New research, led by the University of Southampton, has found that human activities such as shipping are having a noticeable impact on marine species and their native habitats. The research, published in the journal Biology Letters, … Read the full press release

BLUETOOTH COMMUNICATIONS LEADER SENA ANNOUNCES TECHNOLOGY-ADVANCED HEADSET ADDRESSING INDUSTRIAL WORKSITE DEMANDS

New Tufftalk allows workers to be more productive, conduct more effective interactions and make the job site safer and healthier SAN JOSE, Calif., USA, 22-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., the global leader in Bluetooth communication devices for motorsport, … Read the full press release

LCH.Clearnet reports cleared freight volumes reach record levels on commodities demand from China

Cleared commodities freight volumes reach record levels since the peak in 2008 Paris, France, 18-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — LCH.Clearnet Limited (LCH.Clearnet) announced that cleared freight volumes more than doubled* in September from a year earlier as traders increased their hedged positions to … Read the full press release

Port of Buenos Aires’s largest vessel ever the 9,700 TEU Hamburg Süd Cap San Nicholas discharged approximately 800 containers at the APM Terminals’ Terminal 4

9,700 TEU Hamburg Süd Cap San Nicholas sets new record; Total of six Cap San class vessels, with world’s largest reefer capacity, to be deployed in Far East/EC South America service. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 9-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On July 25th the largest … Read the full press release

ABB signed long-term Preventive Service™ agreement with China LNG Shipping International Co. Ltd

Long-term service agreement improves lifecycle cost control and fleet reliability 17-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, signed a long-term Preventive Service™ agreement with China LNG Shipping International Co. Ltd (CLSICO) to provide maintenance services to … Read the full press release

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding to build four 113,000-dwt Long Range 2 product tankers for Teekay Tankers with MAN B&W G60ME-C engines

Ultra-long-stroke units play leading role in major Teekay fuel-efficient tanker project 15-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — STX Offshore & Shipbuilding announced on April 8, 2013 that it had signed a contract to build four 113,000-dwt Long Range 2 (LR2) product tankers for … Read the full press release

EC rolls out Action Plan to revitalise the marine and maritime economy in the Atlantic Ocean Area

Brussels, 13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today adopted an Action Plan to revitalise the marine and maritime economy in the Atlantic Ocean Area. The Action Plan follows from the Atlantic Strategy the Commission adopted in 2011 (see IP/11/1456). It aims … Read the full press release

Mitsui-MAN B&W ME-GI engine demonstration

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — MAN Diesel & Turbo’s oldest licensee held a successful demonstration of the ME-GI concept on April 17, 2013 at its Tamano works. A large crowd of guests attended the demonstration and the following reception where, among others, … Read the full press release

EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas & International Maritime Organization Mr. Koji Sekimizu to work together towards safer and more environmentally friendly shipping

Brussels, 8-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas and the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization Mr. Koji Sekimizu met today in Brussels and reaffirmed their common goal to work together towards safer and more environmentally friendly shipping. The … Read the full press release