Maersk, Alibaba in online booking service tie-up for ship space
Jan11

Maersk, Alibaba in online booking service tie-up for ship space

The world’s largest container shipping line Maersk has teamed up with Alibaba to allow shippers of goods to reserve space on its vessels through the Chinese e-commerce giant, in a move that bypasses traditional middleman freight forwarders. Maersk, a unit of Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk, began offering the service to Chinese shippers on Alibaba’s OneTouch booking website on Dec 22, a spokeswoman for the shipping line said. Shippers...

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Carnival Corporation To Deliver Highly Personalized Vacation Experiences With An Innovative Wearable
Jan09

Carnival Corporation To Deliver Highly Personalized Vacation Experiences With An Innovative Wearable

The Ocean Medallion™, the first-of-its-kind wearable device enables a personal concierge by bridging the physical and digital worlds to deliver a new level of personalized service not previously considered possible. “Our team of digital and industrial designers couldn’t have been happier to have been a part of an amazing and vast team of partners who have brought the Ocean Medallion to life,” said MATTER’S CEO and Founder, Max Burton....

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Crowley Government Services Group Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification
Jan03

Crowley Government Services Group Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s government services group has achieved worldwide ISO/IEC 27001:2013 information security certification for enhancements made to the security of accessing, transmitting, processing and storing covered defense information related to its management of Military Sealift Command’s T-AGOS/T-AGM and BOBO vessels. ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is the most rigorous and recognized international standard for implementing and...

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COSCO LAUNCHES LARGEST SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE
Dec16

COSCO LAUNCHES LARGEST SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE

Breakbulk carrier COSCO Shipping has rebranded as COSCO Shipping Special Transport and launched its largest semi-submersible vessel to date, the Xin Guang Hua. The rebrand will see the group focus on becoming a “specialty shipping” company and a world leading engineering and logistics service provider. Alongside the name change, the firm launched the Xin Guang Hua, adding to its already large fleet of heavy-lift offshore vessels. The...

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Maritime Safety Market to Reach $23 Billion by 2021
Dec15

Maritime Safety Market to Reach $23 Billion by 2021

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Maritime Safety Market – Global Forecast To 2021” report to their offering. The maritime safety market is estimated to grow from USD 16.71 billion in 2016 to USD 23.67 billion by 2021. The maritime safety market is driven by factors such as increasing maritime awareness, rising number of incidents pertaining to piracy & terrorism, and compliance to...

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McMurdo Awarded NOAA Contract to Expand Search and Rescue Geographic Areas
Dec15

McMurdo Awarded NOAA Contract to Expand Search and Rescue Geographic Areas

McMurdo, Inc., the most trusted name in emergency readiness and response and part of Orolia Group, announced today that it was awarded a $6.67 million USD contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service. McMurdo will provide NOAA fourth generation search and rescue (SAR) ground stations, or Local User Terminals (LUT). The new Low Earth Orbit...

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The Port of Hamburg Embarks on IoT: Air Quality Measurement with Sensors
Dec09

The Port of Hamburg Embarks on IoT: Air Quality Measurement with Sensors

Kii, the leading Internet of Things (IoT) Solution Enablement Platform provider, has announced collaboration with The Hamburg Port Authority in a smart port project. The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) launched an IoT pilot project in March 2016. Its goal was to record the emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and fine dust at various locations in the port of Hamburg using sensors. The technical management of the project was...

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Ninety-seven Crowley Vessels Win Awards for Environmental Safety
Nov24

Ninety-seven Crowley Vessels Win Awards for Environmental Safety

Ninety-seven vessels owned or operated by Crowley Maritime Corp. have been recognized by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with Certificates of Environmental Achievement. The association’s awards honor companies for operating vessels without any environmental incidents, displaying a commitment to respecting and protecting the environment on oceans and inland waterways. The 97 vessels represent a combined sum of 992 years of...

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