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Fully digital, autonomous terminal for Yara

A first for Kalmar as Yara orders the “world’s first fully-digitalized and zero emission cargo solution” to support Yara’s new fully autonomous feeder vessel. Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Yara have entered into an agreement in which Kalmar will deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalised container handling solution at… Read more »

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The European Commission has updated the European List of ship recycling facilities

On 7 May 2018, the Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/684of 4 May 2018 amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2323 to update the European List of ship recycling facilities pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 1257/2013has been published on the Official Journal of the European Union. The European List of ship recycling facilities was established by the Commission… Read more »

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International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments ratified

Cyprus has ratified the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments 2004 (the BWM Convention). (1) The law ratifying and implementing the convention took effect on its publication in the Official Gazette on May 4, 2018. The BWM Convention entered into force on September 8, 2017, and covers more… Read more »

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Bomin Group Launches 2020-Compliant ULSFO (0.1% maximum sulphur) in ARA

The Bomin Group, a leading global physical supplier and trader of marine fuels, yesterday announced that it is now delivering Ultra-Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (ULSFO) to vessels calling in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region (ARA). The ULSFO product is 0.1% maximum sulphur, and it complies with MARPOL Annex VI regulations in current designated Emissions Control Areas (ECAs),… Read more »

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Sulphur Cap Chaos in 2020′ Warn World’s Shipowners

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) fears ‘chaos and confusion’ unless the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) urgently resolves some serious issues concerning the successful implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in marine fuel cap, which is scheduled to come into effect globally overnight on 1 January 2020. Such chaos would have serious consequences for… Read more »

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Carbon Targets for Shipping Can Only Be Met With ‘Zero CO2’ Fuels

The ambitious CO2 reduction targets set by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the year 2050 can only be delivered with the global rollout of zero CO2 fuels and propulsion systems, says the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). Speaking at the annual Summit of Transport Ministers hosted by the OECD International Transport Forum in Leipzig, ICS… Read more »

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Bari port and airport jointly promote INTER-PASS project

Inter-Pass (Intermodal Passengers Connectivity between Ports and Airports) is a project funded under the Interreg ADRION program involving Aeroporti di Puglia SpA, Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Adriatico Meridionale (AdSP – Southern Adriatic Sea Port Authority) and other organisations, with a budget of €164,090 ($191,950) and €151,402 ($177,110) respectively. The project period is January 2018… Read more »

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Digitalization wave on the way for shipping industry

Digitalization of shipping Source: DNV-GL    Digital opens the new windows for shipping to strengthen their straight relationships with end customers, further reduce their costs, including for fuel, vessel operation, and customer service. Furthermore, it pursues new revenue streams beyond traditional shipping services. As shown below, there are four main drivers that encourage the shipping… Read more »