London and Grangemouth container terminals invest in 11 new Kalmar straddles

London and Grangemouth container terminals invest in 11 new Kalmar straddles

Investment in Forth Port’s busy container terminals in Grangemouth and London continues with a multimillion-pound order of eleven new Kalmar straddle carriers across the group. London Container Terminal (LCT) …
Jun 17, 2019 /  Curious
DFDS: Collaboration with VOLVO Trucks On Autonomous Transport Between Logistic Centre And Port Terminal

DFDS: Collaboration with VOLVO Trucks On Autonomous Transport Between Logistic Centre And Port Terminal

DFDS has entered into a collaboration with Volvo Trucks concerning their electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera. The aim is to develop and test an integrated solution for transporting goods from a logistics …
Jun 17, 2019 /  Curious
Jotun Signs Agreement with World's Largest Shipbuilder

Jotun Signs Agreement with World's Largest Shipbuilder

Jotun has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the world’s largest shipyards for a new type of marine paint that reduces solvent emissions by up to 90 percent. Caption: From left: …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Curious
MacGregor automated mooring solution specified for the world's first autonomous and zero-emission container ship, Yara Birkeland

MacGregor automated mooring solution specified for the world's first autonomous and zero-emission container ship, Yara Birkeland

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and Kongsberg Maritime have entered into an agreement where MacGregor will deliver an automated mooring system for the world's first autonomous container ship, Yara Birkeland. This will …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels
NYK Group Company Becomes the First Asian Member of One Sea Autonomous Ship Alliance

NYK Group Company Becomes the First Asian Member of One Sea Autonomous Ship Alliance

NYK Group research subsidiary MTI Co. Ltd. has become the first Asian member of One Sea, an industry alliance aiming to realize autonomous ships. By actively participating in the discussion on international standards, …
Jun 10, 2019 /  Curious
Wärtsilä offers the world’s first commercially available auto-docking system

Wärtsilä offers the world’s first commercially available auto-docking system

The technology group Wärtsilä has taken a notable step towards realising the full commercial potential of autonomous vessels. Following the latest and most advanced testing of its SmartDock auto-docking system, …
Jun 3, 2019 /  Curious
Brittany Ferries commits to Portsmouth with contract extension

Brittany Ferries commits to Portsmouth with contract extension

Portsmouth International Port's relationship with major European ferry operator, Brittany Ferries, has been strengthened following the announcement of an additional five years to a joint long-term agreement. This means …
May 28, 2019 /  Vessels
Boost For East Agriculture WIth Great Yarmouth Deal

Boost For East Agriculture WIth Great Yarmouth Deal

Agriculture businesses in the East of England are set to benefit from a new deal between Peel Ports – operators of Great Yarmouth port – and global trader and supply chain leader ADM Agriculture. ADM …
May 17, 2019 /  Curious
PSA and SATS establish SEA-AIR connectivity to promote Singapore as key multimodal transport hub

PSA and SATS establish SEA-AIR connectivity to promote Singapore as key multimodal transport hub

PSA International Pte Ltd. (PSA) and SATS Ltd. (SATS) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide cargo owners and logistics service providers with seamless connectivity for greater supply chain …
May 9, 2019 /  Vessels
Portsmouth: MMD Shipping Services Rebrand

Portsmouth: MMD Shipping Services Rebrand

After running with a £5.8 million loss at the end of 2018/19 fiscal year, and bleak forecasts for the following year, it was obvious that a restructuring of MMD Shipping Services was due. This council-run company …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Curious