The world’s largest car carrier powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) sailed on June 16 on its maiden voyage transporting vehicles for the Volkswagen Group from Europe to North and Central America.
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With the extreme challenges brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic, connectivity has never been more important as commercial vessels adjust to rapidly changing situations and the increased demands for operational efficiency and crew welfare.
The COVID-19 pandemic makes travelling impossible for the moment. Postponement of planned dockings may be possible in some cases, but sooner or later one will run into hard, rule-based deadlines. (Here are overviews of the current policies from flag- and port-states as well as classification societi
India is digitalizing its bills of lading and other trade documentation workflows using a blockchain platform as part of its electronic Port Community System.
Ongoing tests are exploring the use of biofuel oil on ro-ro car carriers as part of a program working to advance decarbonization tied to the transportation of freight at sea.
Designs were revealed for a next-generation environmentally-friendly product and chemical tanker that will be able to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 25% compared to modern product tankers.
Container shipping lines’ ability to provide cargo space showed a marginal improvement in 2019, according to the fourth annual shipper satisfaction survey conducted by Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC).
Wilhelmsen and Synergy Group have carried out the first crew change under the Singapore Crew Change Working Group (SGCCWG) protocol, a set of guidelines formulated to address the challenges of transferring seafarers in the COVID-19 era.
In 2014, the re-launch of the Charles W. Morgan, America’s last whaleship, provided quite a bit of excitement on Martha’s Vineyard Island. The island had flourished thanks to whaling, and my town of Oak Bluffs had been built with whaling proceeds in the late 1800’s. After 37 whalin