OOCL and MSRA Embrace AI in Digital Transformation

OOCL and MSRA Embrace AI in Digital Transformation

Applying deep learning research to shipping network operations with a projected USD10 Million operation cost saving and nurturing AI engineer talent for Hong Kong Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), Microsoft’s …
Apr 24, 2018 /  Vessels
Hapag-Lloyd to make first-ever call at Prince Rupert in Canada

Hapag-Lloyd to make first-ever call at Prince Rupert in Canada

First call on April 21 / Gateway to other destinations in Canada and the US / New options for customers / Weekly service and short transit times from Shanghai Hapag-Lloyd, the market leader in Canada, is expanding its …
Apr 24, 2018 /  Vessels
Havila Shipping ASA announces contract extension for the PSV Havila Clipper

Havila Shipping ASA announces contract extension for the PSV Havila Clipper

Havila Shipping has entered into an agreement with Mærsk Olie og Gas - a company of Total for a 2 months contract extension for the PSV Havila Clipper. Caption: PSV Havila Clipper - Image courtesy of Ian …
Apr 23, 2018 /  Vessels
Hapag-Lloyd plans 20 percent reduction in CO2 emissions by 2020

Hapag-Lloyd plans 20 percent reduction in CO2 emissions by 2020

First Sustainability Report published / Already achieved 46 percent reduction between 2007 and 2016 / Hapag-Lloyd explicitly endorses 50 percent reduction in CO2 emission in the global shipping industry by 2050 Image …
Apr 23, 2018 /  Curious
Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Arethusa with Glencore

Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Arethusa with Glencore

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Sets New Milestone, Transits Three LNG Vessels in One Day

Panama Canal Sets New Milestone, Transits Three LNG Vessels in One Day

The Panama Canal Administration announces that it successfully transited three LNG vessels through its Neopanamax locks on April 17, 2018, marking a first for the waterway. Images courtesy of Panama Canal …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels
SEA\LNG reiterates LNG’s central role in meeting IMO’s decarbonisation goals

SEA\LNG reiterates LNG’s central role in meeting IMO’s decarbonisation goals

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, supports the level of ambition outlined by the IMO’s Initial Strategy. It …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Curious
AAL Global Projects Ambition Boosted with EU expansion

AAL Global Projects Ambition Boosted with EU expansion

AAL’s strategic objective to become carrier of choice for the world’s most dynamic industry projects is boosted this month with a simultaneous and carefully planned expansion of its European team, agency …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Curious
CMA CGM announces an agreement to acquire a stake in CEVA in order to reinforce its presence in the logistics sector

CMA CGM announces an agreement to acquire a stake in CEVA in order to reinforce its presence in the logistics sector

CMA CGM, a worldwide leading shipping company, announced earlier today it has reached an agreement to acquire an equity stake of nearly 25% of CEVA Logistics AG (CEVA), a global leading player in the logistics sector. …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Finance
Next-Generation LNG Carrier Diamond Gas Orchid named at Mitsubishi Shipbuilding

Next-Generation LNG Carrier Diamond Gas Orchid named at Mitsubishi Shipbuilding

First "Sayaringo STaGE" Vessel, for Cameron LNG Project in the U.S. Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, yesterday held the christening …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels