All Insight articles – Page 6

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Navigating challenging times
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Navigating challenging times

    2019-06-04T12:10:00Z

    As risks to the global market economy stack up, HLPFI highlights some of the major challenges facing forwarders and shipping lines operating in the project logistics sector.

  • Shipping Company Groningen launches ShipFund
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    Shipping Company Groningen launches ShipFund

    2019-05-31T09:25:00Z

    The heavy lift and multipurpose shipping sector faces its own set of unique challenges when it comes to attracting finance for both tonnage and operations.

  • G2 Ocean successfully trials blockchain BoL
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    G2 Ocean successfully trials blockchain BoL

    2019-05-30T14:00:00Z

    Shipping line G2 Ocean along with trading and logistics firm Manuchar have finished a pilot trial of CargoX’s smart Bill of Lading (Smart B/L) solution.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Zeamarine: The time for acquisitions is over
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Zeamarine: The time for acquisitions is over

    2019-05-30T12:55:00Z

    The Zeaborn Group signed an agreement to acquire the remaining shares of Zeamarine from New Mountain Capital. Sophie Barnes spoke with Zeamarine’s Ove Meyer about the company’s strategy for the year ahead.

  • My Song lost
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    My Song lost

    2019-05-30T12:45:00Z

    News of the loss of a luxury yacht in transit from Palma to Genoa has prompted speculation regarding the cause of – and liability for – the incident.

  • DEME Offshore undertakes floating foundation study
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    DEME Offshore undertakes floating foundation study

    2019-05-29T13:05:00Z

    DEME Offshore has signed an agreement with Equinor to carry out a study examining potential floating concrete substructures for the planned Hywind Tampen wind farm off the Norwegian Coast.

  • Leipzig shines a light on humanitarian logistics
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    Leipzig shines a light on humanitarian logistics

    2019-05-29T13:00:00Z

    Leipzig/Halle Airport, Volga-Dnepr Group and the Akkon University of Human Sciences ran an international conference on humanitarian logistics on May 21. The event took place on the fringes of the OECD’s International Transport Forum in Germany.

  • Sleipnir christened in Singapore
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    Sleipnir christened in Singapore

    2019-05-28T14:10:00Z

    Heerema Marine Contractors and shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine demonstrated the next-generation semi-submersible crane vessel – Sleipnir – last week in Singapore.

  • StormGeo appoints Mortensen
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    StormGeo appoints Mortensen

    2019-05-28T14:10:00Z

    Weather intelligence and decision support service provider StormGeo has appointed Carsten Mortensen as non-executive chairman of its board of directors.

  • BIMCO to publish offshore decommissioning contract
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    BIMCO to publish offshore decommissioning contract

    2019-05-17T10:35:00Z

    The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) is set to publish an international standard contract for offshore decommissioning projects – DISMANTLECON.

  • Scrubber debate rumbles on
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    Scrubber debate rumbles on

    2019-05-16T14:00:00Z

    As the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC74) meets this week in London, several environmental organisations have raised concerns about the use of scrubbers as an alternative compliance mechanism for the looming 2020 sulphur regulations.

  • ECOL gains recognition at home and away
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    ECOL gains recognition at home and away

    2019-04-26T12:50:00Z

    Four leading crane manufacturers – Manitowoc, Tadano, Terex and Liebherr – have agreed to align their training operations with ESTA’s European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme.

  • WTS design approved
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    WTS design approved

    2019-04-17T11:10:00Z

    Classification society DNV GL awarded China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with an approval in principle (AiP) certificate for its wind turbine shuttle (WTS) concept.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Review your charter parties ahead of sulphur 2020 cap
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Review your charter parties ahead of sulphur 2020 cap

    2019-04-12T09:30:00Z

    North P&I has highlighted a number of contract issues that its members should be aware of when the 0.5 percent sulphur cap comes into effect.

  • Höegh speaks out against scrubbers
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    Höegh speaks out against scrubbers

    2019-04-11T10:25:00Z

    As the deadline for the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) sulphur regulations approaches, Höegh Autoliners ceo Ivar Myklebust has explained why the company stands firm in its decision to not use scrubbers.

  • BBC overtakes Cosco in multipurpose top spot
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    BBC overtakes Cosco in multipurpose top spot

    2019-04-09T11:05:00Z

    BBC Chartering has reclaimed its title as the world’s largest multipurpose operator by deadweight from China’s Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers, according to Dynamar's latest report.

  • Overcapacity in shipping remains a major challenge
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    Overcapacity in shipping remains a major challenge

    2019-04-04T11:20:00Z

    Avoiding overcapacity and unsustainably low freight rates is still a major challenge for the shipping industry, according to Simon Bennett, deputy secretary general at the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

  • Shipping confidence remains resilient
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    Shipping confidence remains resilient

    2019-03-26T10:35:00Z

    Despite ongoing geopolitical uncertainty, confidence in the shipping industry has risen in the last three months, according to the latest shipping confidence survey from shipping adviser and accountant BDO.

  • DHL details supply chain risks
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    DHL details supply chain risks

    2019-03-26T10:35:00Z

    DHL’s Resilience360 has released its first annual risk report, examining last year’s major supply chain challenges while identifying trends that will shape the risk landscape in 2019.

  • LEEA fine-tunes Technical Triage system
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    LEEA fine-tunes Technical Triage system

    2019-03-21T10:30:00Z

    The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has fine-tuned its Technical Triage system, which aims to resolve questions within 48 hours.