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: 31 January 2019

PortXL Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS World’s 1st digital survey carried out on containership Classification society DNV GL and Klaveness Ship Management (KSM) performed a digital survey — claimed to be the world’s first — on board the containership MV Badru. Steps to achieving zero emission vessels outlined in new study The new ‘Zero-Emission Vessels …

Maritime Roundup: 15 January 2019

PortXL Maritime Roundup

Fortnightly maritime news for the industry and PortXL community. MARITIME NEWS Port of Rotterdam uses AI to predict vessel arrival times The Port of Rotterdam has embarked on an initiative to harness data by partnering with Pronto, an application for standardised data exchange on port calls. China bans open loop scrubbers Following a similar ban by Singapore, China has officially …