Navigation firm Raytheon Anschutz has launched its new ECDIS NX software, a modern state-of-the-art design with 'smart' functionality to simplify processes and routines onboard ships.

Maritime software provider NAPA has launched a new concept of ship performance monitoring utilising cloud-based web service to deliver efficiency data for any type of ships.

South Korea’s Busan Port Authority (BPA) is planning to build an integrated data centre aimed at making the port become more competitive with the use of logistics data analysis, reports said.

ClassNK Consulting Service (NKCS), subsidiary of Japan’s ClassNK, has launched a Bunker Fuel Oil Analysis Service.

The sharing of data will be the big revolution that will change the logistics and container shipping industry in the future. However industry players have different views on whether it will be a disruptive change or just improving the way things are done.

The choice of marine coating on a vessel’s hull is a critical consideration for operators in view of the impact on fuel consumption and associated carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, according to Hempel.

Moore Stephens, international accountant and shipping adviser, has warned shipowners and operators to carry out their due diligence before entering into shipping pool arrangements.

As the day the UK triggers Article 50 to start its departure from the European Union, this Wednesday, David Dingle, chairman of Maritime UK and also chair of Carnival UK will be hosting Chinese government officials and business leaders aboard Queen Mary 2 in Shanghai for a lunch to showcase the UK’s shipping capabilities.

UK-based fuel treatment manufacturer Aderco has opened an operational base in Singapore to drive the company’s growth in the key Asian region.

The North of England P&I Association has warned of bunker quantity shortchange even through the use of mass flow meters (MFM) and encouraged receiving vessel to continue to take soundings onboard before and after bunker delivery.

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