Industry Sectors - Global Issues

St Petersburg Signs up to TradeLens

 10 Jun 2019

TradeLens, the blockchain-based platform launched by Maersk and IBM, will formally launch in Russia after a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed with the Russian Ministry of Transport.

  Carriers, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Kalmar Unveils Eco-Friendly Forklift

 10 Jun 2019

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has announced it will introduce a medium electric forklift powered by emission-free lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology, as part of its efforts to offer an electric version of every product in its portfolio by 2021.

  Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


ICTSI ‘Future Proofs’ European Terminal

 10 Jun 2019

The Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT), a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has announced it will initiate a comprehensive expansion, which will include quay dredging and an upgrade to its state-of-the-art IT systems.

  Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain


DP World Signs Groundbreaking NSR Port Deal

 10 Jun 2019

DP World has signed an agreement with the Russian Direct Investment Fund, the ROSATOM, global leaders in nuclear technologies and infrastructure, and Norilsk Nickel, one of the world’s leaders in palladium and high-quality nickel production, to develop the Northern Sea Route (NSR).

  Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Fujitsu and Kongsberg Develop Vessel Optimization App

 07 Jun 2019

Fujitsu and Kongsberg Digital have announced a new partnership that will leverage AI to “tackle” the problem of emissions in the maritime sector

  Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain



Friday Focus: OneWeb’s Global Satellite Network

 07 Jun 2019

Global connectivity experts OneWeb have released a video demonstrating exactly how they enable worldwide satellite communications.

  Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping


World’s First Digital Shipping Company Revealed

 07 Jun 2019

Loginno, a provider of IoT solutions, has announced Brazilian shipping company Log-In Logistica as the winner of the Contopia Factor competition

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain


Inmarsat Collaborates to Drive Maritime Digitalization

 06 Jun 2019

Inmarsat has signed a cooperation agreement with Hyundai Global Service to offer ship owners and operators a “route to maritime digitalization”

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Global Issues, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain


Canadian Port Unveils Huge Expansion Investment

 06 Jun 2019

The Canadian government has announced a US$35.4 million for two major projects to increase capacity at the Port of Halifax to improve connections to international sea lanes and markets.

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Maersk Unveils Huge Cold Store in Russia

 05 Jun 2019

Maersk has commenced the construction of a new cold store facility in St. Petersburg, ensuring that it is able to address the needs of the Russian market

  Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain