Wilhelmsen, in partnership with Airbus has marked the first shore-to-ship trial deployment of drone technology in real-time port conditions in Singapore, delivery a variety of small, time-critical items to vessels at anchorage.
Tanker owner and operator Torm has joined Inatech on an app to tackle the anticipated complex bunkering landscape in shipping post-2020.
LNG containment systems specialist GTT has created a Digital Hub of Excellence in Singapore and launched specialised programs in Maritime Business Process Digitalisation, Smart Shipping and Smart Ports.
Wilhelmsen Ship Service (WSS) has signed an agreement with Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science to supply a convenient handheld device that can test the sulphur content of fuels onboard.
Wärtsilä is set to deliver the world’s first hybrid retrofit installation for a short-sea vessel owned by Hagland Shipping, following an agreement inked in December 2018.
Amid an increasing introduction of alternative energy sources to power ships on the back of environmental regulations, MAN Energy Solutions is seeing potential in the use of synthetic bunker fuels, which can be achieved with the use of its Power-to-X technology.
Container carrier Zim has announced the next phase of its blockchain initiative by extending the technology to all of its customers in selected trades, following the completion of dozens of shipments with multiple freight forwarders and beneficial cargo owner (BCO).
Belgium’s Antwerp port has confirmed a need for additional container handling capacity as the port concluded 2018 with expected growth in all types of cargo.
DP World announced it has achieved growth in diverse fields for its global business portfolio through investments and acquisitions worth $3bn and extended support to environmental initiatives across the globe during 2018.