Inmarsat has joined forces with Shell Shipping and Maritime and maritime digital consultancy Thetius to launch a new ‘Open Innovation Challenge’ for start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Archives for August 2020
Scorpio Bulkers has signed a Letter of Intent to construct a Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (“WTIV”) with options for additional vessels.
A car carrier had been loaded, not with cars but with bundles of timber. The vessel sailed without a finalized and accurately calculated GM. Check out the real reasons behind this incident.
All ports across UAE will now resume crew change operations as per an announcement made by the Federal Transport Authority on August 2nd, 2020.
AB seaman Abey Chandran’s sudden disappearance since the 22nd of July, 2020 while working on-board the MV GLOCEM has triggered a request for further investigation by the sailor’s family, who have now written an appeal to the DG Shipping of India.
The pace of container port capacity expansion is forecast to contract at least 40% over the next five years in the wake of the COVID-19 induced slowdown in port throughput, according to Drewry.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced the release of the “Fleet Tour” virtual ship visit application using the Ricoh Theta, a 360-degree camera and the Theta 360.biz a virtual tour production service, both from Ricoh Company, Ltd.
Carnival Corporation & plc announced agreements with maritime reclamation and recycling specialists EGE CELIK and SIMSEKLER to responsibly dismantle and recycle two retired ships scheduled to leave its fleet.
M.V. ROKNOOR-32, a General Cargo vessel, built under the classification of the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), was successfully launched from the Delta Shipyard in Chattogram, Bangladesh.