Shipping / Operation


Leading port authorities to cooperate on MASS standards

Under the auspices of the Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) Port Network, established in Singapore, port authorities from China, South Korea, Japan, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Singapore and Rotterdam are to collaborate on the drawing up of...


Intellian unveils new range of GX antennas

Satellite antenna manufacturer, Intellian, has unveiled the latest addition to its GX range of antennas type-approved to work with Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band VSAT network. The 65cm GX60NX terminal is the smallest in the range and is designed...


Atair receives LNG in first truck-to-ship bunkering operation

Finnish energy company, Gasum, has successfully completed Germany’s first LNG bunkering operation between truck and ship. The LNG-fuelled research vessel, Atair, currently under construction in Germany’s Fassmer shipyard and replacing the 1987-built...


Carriers blank more sailings as virus impacts spreads

Data released during the third week of April by Copenhagen-based eeSea, a maritime and supply chain intelligence company, indicated that 302 sailings out of a total of 2,693 in May – equivalent to 11% – had already been cancelled across all of the...

Covid-19, Shipping

ABS extends remote service capability

Following last month’s move by classification society ABS to extend its remote survey and audit services to equipment manufacturers and other clients in the United States, South America and Europe, remote services are now being made available to...

Covid-19 Update, Shipping

Virus tracking tool made available to IG members

Mutual insurers that are members of the International Group of P&I Clubs (IG) can now take advantage of a new digital Covid-19 tracking tool, developed by North P&I Club. The interactive dashboard-based system, originally launched in February,...


Klaveness extends DNV GL Veracity contract

Following a successful pilot project involving three Klaveness Ship Management vessels where shipboard data was collected and streamed to DNV GL’s data platform, Veracity, the shipping company is to commit a further eight vessels to the programme. T...




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