European Union antitrust regulators have approved an alliance planned by world No. 1 container shipping company AP Moller-Maersk and another that includes Japan’s largest shipper Nippon Yusen Kaisha aimed at tackling excess capacity.
The next hacker playground: the open seas – and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved around the planet. Hackers recently shut down a floating oil rig by tilting it, while another rig was so riddled with computer malware that it took 19 days to make it seaworthy again.
The wreckage of a passenger steamship that sank in the 19th century after a collision in the San Francisco Bay has been found near the Golden Gate Bridge, officials said on 23rd April. The steamship City of Chester was discovered by researchers using sonar in waters about 216 feet deep. It was encased in mud.
A life-sized replica of the Titanic will become the centrepiece of a landlocked theme park in China, featuring a museum and a shipwreck simulation to give visitors a harrowing sense of the 1912 disaster.
It will be the biggest thing ever sent to sea – but as the Prelude FLNG vessel was launched on Tuesday, plans were already under way for something bigger