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  • Ultra-thin solar panels deployed on hatch covers...

    A Dutch start-up company is working on a novel application of solar panels to make inland shipping vessels operating from Rotterdam more environmentally friendly and sustainable. With access via the Maas and Rhine rivers and links with the Main and Danube that enables transport to the Black Sea, inland shipping is a significant element of the operations from the Port of Rotterdam.

     

  • First LNG-fueled exploration cruise ship with...

    French cruise line Ponant and Norwegian shipbuilder VARD confirmed the completion and delivery of the first hybrid exploration cruise ship. The luxury vessel, which was handed over on July 29, is the first exploration cruise ship capable of operating on liquified natural gas.

     

  • French Navy Tests Laser Air-Defense System to...

    Following the lead of the U.S. Navy, the French Navy will soon begin testing a laser-based anti-drone system for point defense, which would give it a new option for keeping its maritime assets safe from low-cost, explosives-laden drones and small craft.

     

  • Hyundai Plans First Ocean-Going Autonomous Ship...

    Autonomous ship operations will take a giant step forward later this year as South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries plans to operate the first ocean-going demonstration voyage of an unmanned system. According to the shipbuilding company, before the end of the year, they will undertake a voyage using one of the large, new liquefied natural gas carriers (LNG) currently under construction at one of the company’s shipyards.

     

  • ERMA FIRST acquires world's smallest ballast...

    Global ballast water equipment manufacturer ERMA FIRST is bringing the world’s smallest and easiest to install ballast water treatment system to the international market through its acquisition of US firm oneTANK LLC.

     

  • Scripps Gets $35M to Build Hydrogen-Hybrid...

    The state of California has set aside $35 million for the Scripps Institution of Oceanography to design and build a new coastal research vessel with a first-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system.

     

  • Key step towards the future of remote...

    This week, OneWeb’s Maritime team – Carole Plessy, Dave Bell and Alexandra Kenworthy got to have that long-awaited in-person meeting. They met our colleagues at The AST Group – Gregory Darling, Stuart Castell and Barney Gray. The main business of the day was to plan the smooth onboarding of The AST Group as we move closer to undertaking customer beta trials and delivering fixed services to support remote connectivity in Northern Europe before the end of the year.

     
     

  • Clear Seas Launches Interactive Mapping Dashboard...

    An online dashboard developed by the Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping (Clear Seas) provides a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind publicly available picture of marine shipping incidents and accidents in and around Canadian waters.

     

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APM Terminals launches Electronic Pass Approval at St. Petersburg Terminals

Digital approval of pass requests has been launched at Global Ports’ terminals in St. Petersburg – First Container Terminal (FCT) and Petrolesport (PLP). Global Ports is a joint venture that combines the global expertise of APM Terminals (30.75%) with the local knowledge of Delo (30.75%). The acceptance of paper requests will no longer be carried out from July 22, 2021.

 
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JNPT becomes first Major Port to operationalise fleet of e-vehicles

Since its inception, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), one of India’s premier container handling Ports, has been working towards adopting sustainable solutions in its operational area. In a major push under green port initiatives and with a vision to achieve sustainability goals, Shri Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPT, today deployed 9 electric vehicles for the employees of JNPT to travel within the port area, in the presence of Shri. Unmesh Sharad Wagh, IRS, Deputy Chairman, JNPT, HODs, and other stakeholders.

 
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Looking to the future, container terminal of Port of Durres transitions to modern, C]cloud-based TOS with Navis N4 SaaS offering

Navis, the provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for leading organizations throughout the global shipping industry, announced that Container Terminal of Port of Durres (CTPD) has successfully completed a significant step change in its terminal operations with the transition from previously manual operations to Navis’ N4 SaaS. The implementation of Navis’ innovative solution allows CTPD to streamline day-to-day operations utilizing the Navis cloud and lay the groundwork for continuous terminal innovation moving forward.

 
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Ultra-thin solar panels deployed on hatch covers for inland shipping

A Dutch start-up company is working on a novel application of solar panels to make inland shipping vessels operating from Rotterdam more environmentally friendly and sustainable. With access via the Maas and Rhine rivers and links with the Main and Danube that enables transport to the Black Sea, inland shipping is a significant element of the operations from the Port of Rotterdam.

 
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