Industry Sectors - Health and Safety

Q&A: Captain Thomas Hvilborg, Mette Maersk

 20 Jun 2019

Captain of historic biofuel voyage speaks exclusively to PTI on what the future might hold for container shipping

  Carriers, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping


Blockchain Consortium to Tackle Dangerous Goods

 25 Jun 2019

Maritime Blockchain Labs has launched a new consortium to explore how blockchain can be applied to the handling of dangerous goods

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Start-Ups to Drive Rotterdam Development

 24 Jun 2019

The Port of Rotterdam has signed letters of intent with four new companies for projects that will boost sustainability, improve efficiency and make the port smarter

  Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


iContainers: IMO 2020 to Shake Maritime Industry

 20 Jun 2019

The maritime industry will feel the impact of the International Maritime Organization’s sulphur regulations for “at least a year”, says iContainers

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping, Supply Chain


ICS Reveals Plans to Support Decarbonization

 19 Jun 2019

The International Chamber of Shipping has agreed a suite of actions to support the International Maritime Organization’s decarbonization strategy

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus



$1 Billion Drug Bust Launched on MSC Vessel

 19 Jun 2019

Authorities in the US have seized 16.5 tons of cocaine from an MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company container vessel at the Port of Philadelphia

  Carriers, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Terminal Focus


Oakland Adopts Ambitious Air Quality Programme

 18 Jun 2019

Commissioners at the Port of Oakland have granted approval to an air quality plan which aims to drastically cut diesel and GHG emissions

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus


APM Terminals Boosts Tractor Fleet in Algeciras

 06 Jun 2019

APM Terminals Algeciras, the Mediterranean’s largest container trade hub, has announced that it will renew and boost its existing fleet of terminal tractors

  Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus


Wärtsilä Service to Optimize Voyage Planning

 04 Jun 2019

Wärtsilä has unveiled its Navi-Planner voyage planning and optimization solution, developed by Transas to reduce the length of voyage planning

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping, Supply Chain, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


Maersk and DB Schenker Unite on Eco Front

 03 Jun 2019

Leading shipping line Maersk and logistics service provider DB Schenker are cooperating to fight ocean pollution and reduce CO2 emissions

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Shipping, Supply Chain