Shipping / Operation


Rolls-Royce unveils new product range in Cannes

Rolls-Royce is launching a series of new bridge and propulsion systems for the yacthing sector. The company’s Power Systems division has already presented its 'Bridge-to-Propeller' portfolio at the Cannes Yachting Festival and is preparing to repeat…


Clean waterway strategy adopted in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Maritime, part of the AD Ports Group, in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipalities and Transport, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tadweer, Abu Dhabi Waste Management Company, to promote the protection of the…


Meyer Floating Solutions launches modular cruise terminal concept

Finland-based Meyer Floating Solutions has unveiled plans for the world’s first floating cruise terminals. Described as an environmentally friendly and resourceful option for cruise ports, the company's floating terminal portfolio includes various…


Shipowning: Greeks slip to second position behind China

After ten years in the lead, Greek owners have slipped into second place behind China in the global shipowning league table. Measured in gross tons (gt), the two countries are almost equal but China leads with 249.2 million gt against Greece’s 249.0…


OceanScore completes successful seed funding round

Hamburg-based OceanScore, a technology developer and data provider in the maritime field, has completed a successful funding process that has raised capital from investors including MSC, P. Döhle, the Schoeller family, TecPier and Israel’s theDOCK. …


CAPTN project takes major step forward

The commissioning of a Shore Control Centre at Anschütz will now enable the real-time tracking of research platform MV Wavelab as part of the Clean Autonomous Public Transportation Network (CAPTN) project on the Kiel Fjord. The CAPTN initiative aims…


Ocean box rates likely to keep on falling

Despite the so-called peak season just around the corner, ocean freight rates have sunk to a two-year low, down almost 58% year on year after a 9.5% tumble between June and July, according to Oslo-based freight and logistics analyst, Xeneta. Real-ti…




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