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Inmarsat Signs MoU with Samsung Heavy Industries for ‘Smart Ship’ Connectivity by Fleet Xpress

Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has signed a ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Samsung Heavy Industries (“SHI”), establishing a relationship to leverage the ‘smart ship’...

Port of Los Angeles and GE Win Awards for Digital Solution

The Port of Los Angeles has won two technology awards for its Port Information Portal Project, a first-of-its-kind digital solution being undertaken in partnership...

Sigma Tankers Fleet Crosses 50-Ship Mark

With a latest increment to its existing fleet, Heidmar Inc's subsidiary, Sigma Tankers, has surpassed the 50-ship mark in its pool. The company recently...

First Automobile Lot Shipped from Chennai to Bangladesh

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday flagged off export of 'Ashok Leyland' trucks by coastal route to Bangladesh, and appealed to automobile manufacturers to...

BIMCO and CIRM Propose Software Maintenance Standard for Shipping

BIMCO and the international association for the marine electronics industry, CIRM (Comité International Radio-Maritime), have sent the industry's first proposal for an industry-wide standard...

India, Korea to Sign Pact for Seafarers, Boost Bilateral Ties: Shipping Minister

India and South Korea are set to boost bilateral ties in ports and shipping space and will sign pact to provide Indian seafarers employment...

Singapore MPA selects Aqua-Tools B-Qua Kit for Ballast Water Testing

French water microbiology expert aqua-tools has won a tender to supply Singapore’s Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) with its B-QUA ballast water test kits. A...

Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology,...

Inauguration and Official Opening of Hamad Port in September

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) stated that His highness, The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, will be inaugurating the Hamad Port...

First Blockchain Pilot Voyage Successfully Completed by HMM

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) announced that it successfully completed its first blockchain technology adopted pilot voyage. The first pilot voyage with reefer containers took place...