Industry Sectors - Shipping


Watch: The Future of Ports in 2060

 11 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain

Kalmar has released its renewed 2060 vision of how cargo handling will take place at terminals

World Economic Forum: Blockchain Technology for Ports

 18 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain

A new white paper written by Wolfgang Lehmacher, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries, World Economic Forum, examines the suitability of blockchain and blockchain-based distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the port, harbour, and terminal industries

Evergreen Expands Taiwan Operations

 23 May 2017     Container Handling, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Evergreen International Storage & Transport Corporation is targeting the international logistics market with its inland container terminal after serving customers exclusively in Taiwan

IBM: Blockchain to Save Shipping ‘Billions’ of Dollars

 23 May 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain

The Director of Research at IBM has claimed that blockchain technology could recover billions of dollars lost to coordination costs in the shipping industry

COSCO Ship Crashes into Crane at Port

 23 May 2017     Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

COSCO’s general cargo ship Da Zhi has collided with a ship-to-shore crane while berthing at Abidjan Port on the West African Ivory Coast, according to reports


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

Five Sick Following Port Leak

 22 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

A Tauranga Port contractor crane driver has tipped a newspaper that a chemical leak at a container terminal on May 12, 2017 hospitalized five men

New Drone to Inspect Ship Hulls

 22 May 2017     Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Blueye Robotics has built an underwater drone that lets shipowners, vessel crew, and shipyards perform hull inspections without the need for divers

Project Aims for World-First with Autonomous Ship System

 22 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Shipping

A team of partners are jointly-developing the world's first system of autonomous ships in a project called One Sea to enable fully remote-controlled vessels in the Baltic Sea for three-years’ time and achieve autonomous commercial maritime traffic by 2025