Trails of the Atlantic locks of the expanded Panama Canal are set to start in the next two days with a Greek vessel, while the China Cosco Shipping vessel for the inaugural transit on 26 June will depart from Piraeus on Saturday.
Big data is the way forward in ship operations but the challenge is to not only reduce the file sizes of the transmissions but also potentially move more of the decision making process onboard.
A recurring theme at the first couple of days of Posidonia from Greek shipowners was “do not order newbuildings” for the sake of the market.
Posidonia 2016 is the recently formed Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board's (HKMPB) first overseas outing.
Singapore maritime companies are being showcased at Posidonia 2016 at the 175 sq m Singapore Pavilion at Hall 2 2.401 at the Metropolitan Expo in Athens.
Mobile satcoms company Thuraya is looking at new and non-traditional markets such as the smaller workhorse vessel operators running shortsea services and fishing vessels for its future growth and has already seen triple digit annual growth in the...
IMO secretary-general Kitack Lim says that the regulatory framework for shipping will need continuous adjustment to allow the industry to adopt the technologies it requires for the future, but also promised new regulations would not be developed...
As the shipping industry navigates through troubled waters DNV GL is putting its emphasis on innovation and digitaliation for the future.
Greece's Prime minister Alexis Tsipras is set to visit Beijing early July provided a number of outstanding issues are resolved including approval of the EUR368.5m ($412m) sale of the Piraeus Port Authority¹s (PPA) concession to Cosco Pacific.