Japanese carrier Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has reached an agreement with Hiroshima University, the National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology (MPAT) and Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) to research and analysis on artificial intelligence’s (AI) potential to improve shipping operations.
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), one of the largest shipbuilding firms in the world, has won a contract Evergreen to build six of the world’s largest smart, eco-friendly mega-ships in the world.
International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has been named the Philippines’ Most Outstanding Company in the transportation sector by the financial magazine Asiamoney.
The United States Department of the Treasury has placed sanctions on two subsidiaries of Chinese state carrier COSCO after it allegedly breached sanctions placed on Iran.
A Swedish, Norwegian and German consortium has been given the go-ahead for their project that is expected to increase safety and efficiency in shipping.
Ship Sparta III, the largest container ship in the fleet of Russian Oboronlogistics, has made the delivery of project cargo from China to Europe via the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
CMA CGM, the fourth biggest container shipping line in the world, has announced it will launch the ‘CMA CGM Jacques Saade’ world’s first LNG-powered megaship and the largest environmentally friendly vessel in the world.
A COSCO vessel, the Tian Xi, has arrived at the Port of Qingdao, China, having completed a journey through the Northern Sea Route, according to Chinese state media.
Taiwanese shipping line is planning to build 23,000 TEU megaships, which will be built at shipyards in South Korea and China, according to the reports from the South China Morning Post.
Hapag-Lloyd has launched a new cargo insurance to cover goods in the event that they become lost or damaged.
The Port of Rotterdam is preparing for the first World Ports Climate Action Programme (WPCAP) congress in May.