Industry Sectors - Shipping

PTI Conference Day One: INTTRA on Disruption from Digitization

 20 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Shipping

Many major players in the ocean freight supply chain risk being left behind as more operations become automated

K Line Sends Emergency Vehicles to El Salvador

 24 Apr 2017     Carriers, Health and Safety, Shipping

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) is providing free ocean transportation of a fire engine and two ambulances donated by Japan Firefighters Association to the Republic of El Salvador

Liebherr and Damen Celebrate Market Success

 24 Apr 2017     Shipping

Liebherr's ship crane department has celebrated its cooperation with Damen Shipyards Group after recieving its 110th order with the maritime conglomerate

Norway First to Join HNS Shipping Treaty

 24 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

Norway has become the first country to become a contracting state to a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by ship

ICTSI Fires Off Bid for Greek Port

 24 Apr 2017     Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Philippine operator International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) and a DP World subsidiary have submitted bids for a US$150 million stake in Thessaloniki Port, according to Reuters.

Palm Beach Expands Reefer Terminal

 24 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Shipping

A US$4 million plan to demolish an office building to create more storage space for American company Tropical Shipping has been approved by the Port of Palm Beach

Start Up Aims Big Data at Shipping Sector

 24 Apr 2017     Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

The former CEO of marine services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), Captain Claus Hyldager, is launching a data-driven maritime services company to offer analytics to a broad range of maritime businesses

Watch: Simulation-as-a-Service Developed for Maritime Sector

 24 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Shipping

Simwave has chosen technology developer Kongsberg as its sole simulation supplier and partner for the development of a new ‘state-of-the-art’ facility designed to deliver maritime simulation as a service

Friday Focus: Crewman Jumps Overboard to Save Whale

 21 Apr 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

This week PTI is focusing on an act of bravery by crew members on board the Cheikh Mokrani LNG tanker who saved a large whale after it was caught in a fishing net.

Rickmers Maritime’s Entire Fleet Acquired

 21 Apr 2017     Carriers, Shipping

Navios Maritime Partners, an international owner and operator of dry bulk and container vessels, has agreed to acquire the entire container fleet of Rickmers Maritime for about US$113.0 million.