Shipowners will neeed to do more than simply tweak existing vessel designs and business models if they are to meet the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) ambitious target to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) by 50%.

AP Moller-Maersk has appointed a new cfo Carolina Dybeck Happe who joins the Danish shipping giant from door opening solutions company Assa Abloy.

INTTRA posted its highest monthly number of transactions in May, with more than 4m requests for container bookings or shipping instructions processed on its platform.

Amid the burgeoning cooperation between Singapore and French companies in the container shipping space, CMA CGM’s Ze Box and PSA unboXed have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive digitalization and innovation in the shipping and supply chain ecosystem.

The Port of Rotterdam Authority introduced the first version of its new digital application Pronto, which it claims can help the some 30,000 vessels calling the port every year to cut waiting time by an average of 20%.

NYSHEX, the New York Shipping Exchange, has attracted plenty of investor, industry and media interest but is it really managing to make sense of what ceo Gordon Downes describes as a chaotic marketplace.

Classification society DNV GL has moved a step closer in its digitalisation plans with the appointment of a chief digital transformation officer.

This is the year that digitalisation will rapidly come to the container line industry, online platform INTTRA believes.

Digitalisation and innovation continue to be the favoured buzzwords in Dubai in 2018 as the emirate pushes forward with its smart city initiative, and this month saw Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) launch a digital payment and services portal.

AP Moller – Maersk ceo Soren Skou believes that as container shipping digitises there needs to be a “seismic shift” in the way it does business with its customers to be much closer to the model used by airlines.

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