Maritime Roundup: 15 July 2019

PortXL SG Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. Hapag-Lloyd and ONE joins TradeLens The world’s fifth and sixth largest carriers, respectively, join CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, in becoming part of TradeLens. With these additions, the scope of the Maersk-IBM platform now extends to more than half of the world’s ocean container cargo. HMM leaves 2M for THE …

Maritime Roundup: 28 June 2019

PortXL SG Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. Maersk launches new offering to book container space in new fully online process With the launch of Maersk Spot, the Danish carrier said it aims to introduce a truly online product that can break the cycle of overbookings and offer a much simpler way to ship a container with load guarantee. …

Maritime Roundup: 17 June 2019

PortXL SG Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS Infographic on IMO 2020 The new emissions regulations taking effect in 2020 will have a big impact on the world’s massive fleet of marine shipping vessels. Find out how. Argentina ready to meet Asian LNG demand Rising natural gas production in Argentina, coupled with competitive global LNG transportation costs, …

Maritime Roundup: 31 May 2019

PortXL Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS CMA CGM and MSC to Join Maersk’s Blockchain Platform CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have announced they will join TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by A.P. Moller-Maersk and IBM. 80% of scrubbers are open-loop: DNV GL The vast majority of over 3,000 scrubber …

Maritime Roundup: 15 May 2019

PortXL Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS Digital Container Shipping Association welcomes five more carriers MA CGM, Evergreen, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Yang Ming and ZIM have joined the new Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) as members, following in the footsteps of Maersk, Hapag Lloyd, MSC and ONE. Schulte debuts venture capital unit for maritime startups Hamburg’s …

Maritime Roundup: 30 April 2019

PortXL Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS Amazon’s digital freight brokerage platform goes live Amazon has quietly taken its digital freight brokerage platform live at freight.amazon.com, and it is undercutting market prices from 26 to 33 percent. CMA CGM unveils digital ecosystem CMA CGM has followed in the footsteps of Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd, debuting an online …

Maritime Roundup: 18 April 2019

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Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS Panalpina and DSV to merge, creating the world’s fourth-largest freight forwarder Danish logistics giant DSV has offered to buy Swiss logistics major Panalpina, quoting a price of 195.8 Swiss francs per share in a deal worth around $4.6 billion. Major lines establish Digital Container Shipping Association Four major lines …

Maritime Roundup: 29 March 2019

PortXL Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS Bureau Veritas and Kongsberg Maritime in remote survey first The ability to remotely survey the data output with “DP Digital Survey” from the Kongsberg Maritime solution is a first for the industry and a further step on the road to ever smarter ships. Inmarsat board agrees to sell company …

Maritime Roundup: 15 March 2019

PortXL Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS BP Marine Unveils New Very Low Sulphur Marine Fuel The VLSFO, with a maximum 0.5% sulphur content, meets new MARPOL regulations and is being introduced into the market following controlled sea trials in the Amsterdam/Rotterdam/Antwerp (ARA) and Singapore hubs. Shell Readies Low Sulphur Offering Following the BP roll-out of …

Maritime Roundup: 15 February 2019

PortXL Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS Shell and Google owner enter offshore energy kite venture Experimental wind power developer Makani, owned by Google parent company Alphabet, has partnered with the energy giant Shell to accelerate access to new offshore wind areas. Inchcape and V.Group inks mutual acquisitions in travel and agency Port agency and marine …