The CMA CGM Group, a worldwide leading shipping group founded and let by Jacques Saadé, is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM BOUGAINVILLE is the first container ship in the world to be equipped with TRAXENS technology, which transforms containers into smart connected objects.
Archives for October 2015
Thoresen Shipping and Logistics LTD., affiliate of Naxco Group, is proud to announce the successful unloading of the largest container crane in Thailand, and three Rubber Tyre Gantry (RTG).
Crowley Maritime Corp . took delivery of Ohio, the first of four new, Jones Act, product tankers this week from Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI), the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA.
Following the political guidance provided by the defence and foreign affairs ministers at their informal meetings on 3 and 5 September, EU Ambassadors within the Political and Security Committee agreed to start the first step of the second phase of the operation as of 7 October 2015 and approved the corresponding rules of engagement.
January 1 this year saw the introduction of environmental discounts in the Port of Gothenburg, the aim being to incentivise vessels with high environmental performance. Edvard Molitor, Senior Manager Environment at the Port of Gothenburg Authority, reveals that the concept has got off to a great start.
The new DNV GL rules for classification of ships will be publicly available online for the first time today. After an unprecedented development and review process, involving 250 internal experts and more than 800 customers and maritime stakeholders, the rules set a new benchmark.
Golar LNG Limited (“Golar”) announces that its Cameroon floating liquefied natural gas project has reached a major milestone with the final approval by all parties of the Gas Convention for the project. This final investment decision commits the project to a targeted start date for commissioning of second quarter, 2017.
Nicaragua’s planned $50 billion canal project is “fraught with risks and uncertainties,” and could cause more harm than good unless the government and its Chinese builder fund a host of mitigation measures, an environmental consultancy said.