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ZIM Pilots Blockchain-based Bill-of-lading

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ZIM said it has successfully completed a trial run of paperless bills-of-lading based on blockchain technology. The pilot, performed in cooperation with Sparx Logistics and Wave Ltd., marks a first of its kind project led by an ocean carrier.

Mombasa Port Traffic up 10 pct in Jan-Sept

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Kenya's main port, Mombasa, handled 10.6 percent more cargo in the first nine months of this year, helped by an expansion of its handling capacity and a new railway system, the port’s management said on Monday.

Cruise Ships & Environmental Risk: ‘No Silver Bullet’

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LONDON - “Sustainability is core to the cruise industry; but there is no silver bullet or one solution to fit all.”  This was the key message that echoed across the panel of speakers at Thursday, November 16,

Shipbuilding

Cosco Energy Transportation to Buy New Tankers

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Cosco Energy Transportation has entered into the Agreements with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry

CMA CGM Adds 4 Vessels Under French Flag

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CMA CGM has announced four additional ships under the French flag. The first among these will be

Philly Shipyard Completes Tanker Series for APT

Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI) has delivered American Pride, the final vessel in a series of four 50,000 dwt product tanker newbuilds for American Petroleum Tankers (APT)

Contracts

Gazprom, Shell Discuss LNG Projects

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A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee

Navios Holdings Now Controls a Fleet of 64

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Navios Holdings controls a fleet of 64 operating vessels totaling 6.6 million dwt

Summit Signs Floating LNG Facility Contract

(Left to right) Chairman of Summit Group Muhammed Aziz Khan, Managing Director of Summit LNG Terminal ANM Tariqur Rashid, Managing Director of Geocean Fabrice Novel and Business Development Manager of Geocean Philippe Besson. Photo:  Summit Power International Pte Ltd.

Summit LNG Terminal, a subsidiary of Summit Power International, signed a USD 100 Million turnkey

Technology

Maritime Technologies Incubator Launched in New York

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The newly formed Maritime Global Technologies Innovation Center (MGTIC) is a collaborative

Langh Tech Scrubbers, EGR Water Treatment for New Box Ships

Three containerships on order for Eimskip Island and Royal Arctic Line will be equipped with hybrid scrubber systems and EGR water treatment systems from Langh Tech. (Image: Langh Tech)

Three container vessels on order at Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in China for Eimskip Island ehf

ABB Ability Marine Pilot Vision Unveiled

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ABB has unveiled a new situational awareness solution that aims to make vessel operations safer

Legal

Diana Shipping Reports 3Q Loss of $24.5 million

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Greece-based Diana Shipping inc. (DSX) on Tuesday reported a loss of $24.5 million in its third

Suspected Pirates Apprehended off Somalia

Six suspected pirates and their vessels were detained following reported attacks on a containership and a fishing vessel off Somalia (Photo: EU NAVFOR Somalia)

Six suspected pirates were apprehended by the European Union’s antipiracy force off the coast of

Ship Operating Costs Stabilize: Drewry

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The cost of operating cargo ships rose marginally in 2017 following two consecutive years of falls

People & Company News

Gazprom's 2018 Investments Seen at $20.3 Bln

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The investment programme of Russian gas giant Gazprom is seen at 1.2 trillion roubles ($20.

Bouchard Set to Celebrate a Century

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In 2018 one of the U.S. premier vessel owners – Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (BTC) –

Suez Canal Authority, DP World Present Sokhna World Zone

Map: Suez Canal Special Economic Zone (SCZone)

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World and Admiral Mohab Mamish

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