Watch the sea trails of the world’s largest cruise ship – Harmony of the seas by Royal Caribbean.
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China COSCO Shipping Corp has placed an order for 10 very large ore carriers (VLOC) from China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Thursday.
Maersk Line and Electrolux are raising the bar in addressing the environmental impact of international shipping by signing a strategic sustainability agreement. The five-year agreement sets an ambitious target of reducing the CO2 emissions of every container by 20% until 2020.
DARPA’s Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program has designed, developed and constructed an entirely new class of ocean-going vessel—one intended to traverse thousands of kilometers over the open seas for months at a time, all without a single crew member aboard.
Since the first time humans took to the seas, choosing a ship’s name has been the most integral part of launching a new vessel. From Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria, to Captain Cook’s Endeavor, to the legendary Norse longship Skíðblaðnir, a ship’s name establishes its lofty purpose.
The world’s third largest port operator APM Terminals said it will invest 758 million euros ($858.3 million) in a new transhipment terminal in Tangier, Morocco, that will be the first automated terminal in Africa.