Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has developed an in-house LNG regasification system for LNG-FSRU, claiming that the system is able to minimise corrosion from sea water and reap higher energy effciency.
France’s container carrier CMA CGM has inked a seven-year partnership with IT consulting firm Infosys to simplify and transform the shipowner’s IT applications.
Technology group Wartsila has introduced a new portfolio of hybrid-powered, environmentally-friendly tugs branded as the Wartsila HYTug series.
Hong Kong-listed Brightoil Petroleum has further developed its energy e-commerce platform with the start of real-time online bunker trading combined with a Forward Fixed Price (FFP) hedging tool on Friday.
ExxonMobil has launched a new global service named Mobil Serv to provide end-to-end lubrication solutions for the marine industry.
Container carrier Maersk Line has participated in a fast-growing BoxTech container database, a digital platform that facilitates an automated seamless flow of container information between different parties throughout the supply chain.
South Korea’s Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has announced the completion of its first blockchain technology pilot voyage on a reefer-laden container vessel, and is planning on a second blockchain pilot voyage with dry containers.
Clean technology engineering firm Genoil has teamed up with two Russian institutions to design a low-cost desulphurisation project aimed at meeting the IMO 0.5% global sulphur cap regulation in 2020.
Ernst & Young (EY) and software security firm Guardtime, in collaboration with six industry participants including AP Moller-Maersk and Microsoft, have launched the world’s first blockchain platform for the marine insurance sector.
Smart ships, which just two years ago were considered a mere R&D concept, have become the main direction for development in every major shipbuilding country, according to a Marintec China 2017 press briefing.