NEWS AND VIEWS FROM SHIPPINGINSIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS – WEEK OF AUGUST 28

Marubeni bulker fined for unauthorized ballast water discharge

art1August 24, 2017 — The Coast Guard has issued a $5,000 fine to the owners of a foreign freight vessel for unauthorized ballast water discharge into the Willamette River in Portland, August 16. Continue Reading…

MarineLogKeppel subsidiary wins contract for two LNG-fuelled containerships

art2August 24, 2017 —Keppel AmFELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) in the US has secured a contract worth more than $400m from Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii for the construction of two liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled containerships. The dual-fuel LNG vessels will be built to Keppel’s proprietary design with delivery of the first vessel expected in 1Q 2020 and the second in 3Q 2020. Continue Reading…

SMI_logo-01First Containership Retrofitted to Run on LNG

art3August 24, 2017 — The world’s first containership retrofitted with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) engine was launched on August 23, 2017. Continue Reading…

MarineLinkOOCL Increases Scope of GHG Reporting Verification

art4August 24, 2017 — Hong Kong-based container shipping company OOCL said it has made progress in its pursuit of higher standards and transparency in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reporting. Continue Reading…

Screen Shot 2016-09-13 at 3.21.25 PMSingapore and IBM Test Artificial Intelligence Systems

art5August 24, 2017 — The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and IBM  have jointly completed a three-month trial of artificial intelligence systems designed to improve safety and efficiency in the port. Continue Reading…

The Maritime ExecutiveShip operators balance cost, value of keeping crews plugged in

art6July 28, 2017 —Crew connectivity for mariners, particularly on bluewater vessels, has emerged as an important issue in the “care and feeding” department. At the same time, the growing demand to integrate all aspects of maritime business electronically is putting a new focus on expanding communication capacity, particularly via the Internet. Continue Reading…

professional-mariner-logoDon’t fight IT, be flexible says WISTA UK

art7The human element in new technology will be just as important as IT developments in the shipping world but how will they come together to harmonise this increasingly complex world of automation. Continue Reading…

Ship Supplier logo-01SHIPPINGInsight 2017 to Offer More Learning and Networking Opportunities

Screen Shot 2017-08-28 at 3.44.04 PMAugust 24, 2017 — The organizers of SHIPPINGInsight report that the 2017 Fleet Optimization Conference and Exhibition is shaping up to be the biggest and best ever, with more top speakers, sponsored educational seminars, panels, roundtables, industry awards and networking opportunities. Continue Reading…

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