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ZIM Pilots Blockchain-based Bill-of-lading

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ZIM said it has successfully completed a trial run of paperless bills-of-lading based on blockchain technology. The pilot, performed in cooperation with Sparx Logistics and Wave Ltd., marks a first of its kind project led by an ocean carrier.

Mombasa Port Traffic up 10 pct in Jan-Sept

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Kenya's main port, Mombasa, handled 10.6 percent more cargo in the first nine months of this year, helped by an expansion of its handling capacity and a new railway system, the port’s management said on Monday.

Cruise Ships & Environmental Risk: ‘No Silver Bullet’

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LONDON - “Sustainability is core to the cruise industry; but there is no silver bullet or one solution to fit all.”  This was the key message that echoed across the panel of speakers at Thursday, November 16,

Shipbuilding

INEOS to Ship US Ethane to China in 2019

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U.K. chemicals firm INEOS said it has entered a long-term supply agreement with Singapore-based SP

Langh Tech Scrubbers, EGR Water Treatment for New Box Ships

Three containerships on order for Eimskip Island and Royal Arctic Line will be equipped with hybrid scrubber systems and EGR water treatment systems from Langh Tech. (Image: Langh Tech)

Three container vessels on order at Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in China for Eimskip Island ehf

A Sea Change for Shipbuilding

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Digital integration and automation are critical to meeting rising demand   When it comes to

Contracts

Wärtsilä to Power Viking Line Ferry

Viking Line ferry. Photo: Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä will supply the engines, the navigation system and a broad scope of other products and

MMT Begins AQUIND Interconnector Survey

MMT´s Survey and ROV vessel Franklin (Photo: MMT)

MMT informs it has begun an offshore geophysical survey for the AQUIND Interconnector project.

MacDuff Ship Design Reports Busy Autumn

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Scotland based MacDuff Ship Design reports it has had another busy summer and autumn with the

Technology

Maritime Technologies Incubator Launched in New York

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The newly formed Maritime Global Technologies Innovation Center (MGTIC) is a collaborative

ABB Ability Marine Pilot Vision Unveiled

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ABB has unveiled a new situational awareness solution that aims to make vessel operations safer

DRTC Equips with Modern Simulator

Photo: International Maritime Organization (IMO)

The Djibouti Regional Training Centre (DRTC) has been equipped with a modern computer-based

Legal

Suspected Pirates Apprehended off Somalia

Six suspected pirates and their vessels were detained following reported attacks on a containership and a fishing vessel off Somalia (Photo: EU NAVFOR Somalia)

Six suspected pirates were apprehended by the European Union’s antipiracy force off the coast of

Ship Operating Costs Stabilize: Drewry

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The cost of operating cargo ships rose marginally in 2017 following two consecutive years of falls

Singapore Charges Defunct Bunker Supplier, Staff

A Singapore marine fuel supplier and three executives have been charged with cheating as part of a government crackdown on short deliveries of fuel to vessels in the world's

People & Company News

Gazprom's 2018 Investments Seen at $20.3 Bln

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The investment programme of Russian gas giant Gazprom is seen at 1.2 trillion roubles ($20.

Bouchard Set to Celebrate a Century

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In 2018 one of the U.S. premier vessel owners – Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (BTC) –

Suez Canal Authority, DP World Present Sokhna World Zone

Map: Suez Canal Special Economic Zone (SCZone)

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World and Admiral Mohab Mamish

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