Industry Sectors - Mega Ship Ready


COSCO and Qingdao Sign Silk Road Deal

 22 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

Chinese shipping and ports operator COSCO and the fully automated Chinese container port of Qingdao have agreed to cooperate to develop port businesses in China and abroad.

Exports Halted by Swedish Strike

 22 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Swedish exporters may turn to foreign harbours after the latest round of an ongoing labour dispute regarding an APM Terminals facility at Gothenberg Port in Sweden

Port Bronka Opens with Solvo TOS

 22 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

Solvo has provided its terminal operating system (TOS) to start container operations at the Bronka Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex (MSCC Bronka) in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Trump Honours Maritime Day

 22 May 2017     Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Shipping

US President Donald Trump has recognized the maritime industry on US National Maritime Day, and called for US-flag ship operators to dress ship in line with his predecessors

Wild Concept Places Vessels inside Mega-Vessels

 22 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

Seahorse Shipping has created a proposal that jumps the hurdle of mega-ship-created congestion in ports by installing vessels inside mega-vessels before launching them before they draw into port, thereby alleviating the huge capacities coming into ports


Hapag-UASC Clears Merger Hurdle

 19 May 2017     Container Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

German shipping line Hapag Lloyd has come a step nearer to merging with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) following UASC's agreement to repay the company’s debts

EU Competition Rule Irks British Ports

 19 May 2017     Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

British Ports Association chief executive Richard Ballantyne has warned of ‘distortion of port markets’ that could result from the European Commission‘s adoption the new state aid law workaround for EU member states

Amsterdam Creates Noise Zone tool

 19 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Amsterdam Port has plans to launch an online noise zoning plan that allocates noise levels for each lot at the port

MOL Signs Major Towage Deal

 17 May 2017     Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain

Japanese carrier Mitsui OSK Lines has agreed upon a long term contract for towage services at the ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp, Ghent, Terneuzen, Flushing, Bremerhaven, Hamburg, London, and Southampton

Farmers Raise Mega-Ship Concerns

 17 May 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain

American farmers have expressed concern over the impact of shipping alliances on agricultural exports