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MSC receives award for protecting whales

MSC is grateful to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for presenting it with the highest award of any shipping line participating in a vessel speed-reduction programme organised by to protect whales. The project aims to improve air quality, reduce risk of fatal whale strikes and protect whales within National …

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DNV GL opens new AI research centre

DNV GL has opened an artificial intelligence research centre in Shanghai as it seeks new solutions to enhance its audit, inspection and survey services. The move recognizes China’s position as a world leader in the technology and is another important chapter in DNV GL’s relationship with the country, having first opened …

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Maritime Incubator to be established at Gdansk

Buildings unfit for use are soon to become a space for cooperation with start-ups, training courses for young people, and office and conference space. The Port of Gdansk wants to make specialist education available not only to schools or colleges, but also its business partners. The former garage building at ul. Na …

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NYC Maritime Hackathon: Connecting Big Data And Maritime

The newly launched New York Maritime Innovation Center (NYMIC) in partnership with R1 Labs will host the NYC Maritime Hackathon March 29 – March 31, 2019. The hackathon will address real-world challenges around data in the shipping industry, including Maritime Big Data, Cyber Security and Supply Chain Velocity, focusing on ports, logistics and supply chain. …

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Two NYK tugboat subsidiaries to merge

Wing Maritime Service Corporation and Kaiyo Kogyo Corporation, both of which are NYK subsidiaries that provide harbor tugboat and other related services, will merge on July 1, 2019. Purpose of Integration The social structure and the business environment surrounding the NYK Group is dramatically changing, and NYK will integrate the …

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Innovative partnership for CO2 reduction in North Sea Port

ArcelorMittal and Dow Benelux will start trials with a new pilot installation that will separate carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) from the gases resulting from steel production. The installation is located at the ArcelorMittal company site in the North Sea Port in Ghent. The process aims to capture the CO2 and concentrate it …

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CMA CGM, GRR from India West Coast to Somalia

In a continued effort to provide its customers with reliable and efficient service, CMA CGM informs of the following General Rate Restoration: Effective April 1st, 2019 (B/L date): From India West Coast To Mogadishu, Somalia Quantum: USD 100/TEU All cargo dry, reefer, OOG and breakbulk  

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APL to apply charges in Lithuania

APL will apply the Terminal Handling Charge (THC), Destination Delivery Charge (DDC) and Monitoring Charge (MC) for the service scope stated below: Origin Receiving Charges (THC) Effective date: 15 April 2019 until further notice Origin: Lithuania Destination: All Destinations Equipment Type Currency 20′ 40′ 40H’ 45′ Dry EUR 105 105 105 105 Tank EUR 105 …

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Nuclear-powered container ship may deliver cargo to China

The Sevmorput container carrier, owned by Russia’s nuclear fleet authority, Atomflot, is the only nuclear-powered cargo vessel, which may be used to deliver export consignments from the Arkhangelsk port to China and to bring fish from the Far East to Russia’s European part, press service of the Arkhangelsk Region’s governor …

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Annual report of Port of Rotterdam

‘Our world is changing rapidly and profoundly. Global developments such as the energy and raw materials transition, digitisation and changing goods flows have far-reaching consequences for all our activities. Flexibility and adaptability are therefore required in the further development and renewal of the Rotterdam port and industrial area. To maintain …

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