Two leading class societies are helping the passenger vessel sector restore operations by rolling out new certifications for infection prevention measures.
This Friday, June 5, 2020, is the 100th anniversary of the Jones Act, the fundamental law of the American maritime industry. This centennial arrives at an extraordinary time for our nation—in the middle of a historic pandemic.
CMA CGM Group became the latest large shipping company to accelerate its goals to achieve carbon neutrality.
Cosco Shipping Energy Transportation Company, part of the Chinese state Cosco shipping group, announced plans to merge with Shanghai Tanker, the owner of 49 tankers with an aggregate capacity of 4.73 million dwt.
The Russian icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie completed an eastbound transit of the Northern Sea Route in May, marking the first time a large-capacity vessel has completed the transit at this time of the year.
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) reported Friday that it has received news of seafarers who have been denied medical attention by port authorities over concerns about COVID-19.
Ireland is about to have its first direct container shipping service to the United States. The new routing, which will be the first direct link in years between the two countries, will provide Irish exporters a reliable and fast route for their supply chain.
Research scientist and entrepreneur Sverre Dokken believes laser-based remote sensing has big potential in the maritime domain. “Our mission is to be the world leader in innovative maritime sensor products that enhance the safety and security of shipping and all manner of offshore activity,&rd
Smart containers hold promise for revolutionizing supply chains. However, generating and collecting smart container data is not enough to make supply chains "smart."
On May 22, the port of Rotterdam was able to celebrate a first for the Netherlands: an unmanned aerial drone delivery of parts to a merchant vessel. In the pilot experiment, a sandwich-sized computer network switch was delivered by drone to Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit, the largest vessel by dis