Shipping
Autonomous navigation on the horizon
While autonomous navigation and the unmanned ship became the topic of the industry, European players are accelerating innovation for the realization of the technologies. In the UK, a research project named SWANS (Shared Waterspace Autonomous...
2018-01-05 07:07:13
Ocean Yield in negotiations for modern vessels
Ocean Yield ASA ("Ocean Yield" or the "Company") is currently in negotiations regarding further investments in modern vessels with long term charters. The investments are still subject to board approval and agreement on documentation. Ocean Yield...
2018-01-04 07:18:04
NYK releases findings in study on avoiding collisions
NYK and NYK Group companies MTI Co. Ltd. (head office: Tokyo; president: Yasuo Tanaka) and Japan Marine Science Inc. (head office: Kanagawa; president: Koichi Akamine) recently released partial findings of a study on collision risk judgement and ...
2018-01-04 07:17:13
SGMF smiles on 2018
Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) recently released a executive massage regarding to the prospect of LNG as a marine fuel, as following: "There have already been many significant, positive announcements for the gas-fuelled shipping indus...
2018-01-03 07:09:45
German LNG fuel program accelerated
Following the previous announcement made last August about a stimulus program to encourage both the construction of new LNG-fueled seagoing ships and the conversion of existing vessels, the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure...
2018-01-03 07:08:07
Marubeni-PTT start a joint feasibility study
Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) announced on December 27 that it started a joint feasibility study with PTT Public Company Limited (“PTT”), Thailand`s national petroleum and petrochemical company, which aims at implementing LNG refuelin...
2017-12-29 07:16:49
ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Leading classification society ClassNK has announced on December 27 that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 25 December 2017.   ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Gu...
2017-12-29 07:15:33
Drone technology for safer tug operations
KOTUG has applied for a patent to use drone technology in its tug operations, in its ambition to achieve safer and more efficient working conditions. This pioneering invention - using a drone to connect the towline to an assisted vessel - will dr...
2017-12-28 07:22:17
MOL develops AR for autonomous navigation
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) announced on December 26 an agreement with Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (President: Yukio Furuno; Headquarters: Nishinomiya-shi, Hyogo Prefecture) and MOL Techno-Trade, Ltd. (Pres...
2017-12-28 07:20:18
Shipping seizes good change in 10 years?
In next year's global shipping company, it is expected that the growth of demands would surpass supply expansion for the first time in 10 years. According to a report written by Randy Giveans and Christopher Robertson at Jefferies, LNG and oil...
2017-12-28 07:16:46
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