Adm. Bill Moran, the current vice chief of naval operations and President Donald Trump's nominee for chief of naval operations, said Tuesday that the U.S. Navy is investing heavily in simulation improve its navigation training. Adm. Moran headed the Navy's Readiness and Reform Oversight Council (also referred to as the Readiness Reform Oversight Committee) in the wake of the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain collisions, and he has been closely involved in efforts to overhaul the surface fleet's manning and training policies.

The first container train on the Luxembourg – Chengdu route was sent by JSC United Transport and Logistics Company – Eurasian Rail Alliance (UTLC ERA) as part of its freight shipping services on April 10, 2019. The container train left Luxembourg on April 5 and switched from the narrow to the wide track gauge at Malaszewicze station in Poland. On April 10 the train departed from the Belarusian Railways Brest-Vostochniy station. It is expected that the train will arrive at the Kazakhstan-China border on April 15. The train consists of 41 40-foot shipping containers with wine, textiles and general cargo. The new route will be used for container trains on a regular basis starting from the second quarter of 2019.

CEVA Logistics North Asia has successfully launched a new Wednesday Xiamen block train service from China to Europe on 10th of April. The multimodal (Sea-Rail) transportation mode further taps the potential of trade and cooperation among the countries under the “Belt and Road Initiative”. 

Leading ferry company Stena Line has achieved another major milestone in its fleet investment program with the ‘float out’ ceremony of the second vessel in its new generation E-Flexer series. The second vessel will be named Stena Edda* and follows the Scandinavian heritage decided for the five new vessels that are being constructed at the Avic Weihai Shipyard in China.

As of early March 2019, the 10 largest operators, by deadweight, of multipurpose-project-heavy-lift tonnage deployed a combined fleet of 476 ships with a total deadweight of 8,220,000 million tons and an aggregate lifting capability of 155,000 tons. The ships’ average age was 10 years.

Organisers of AntwerpXL, the highly-anticipated exhibition being held at the Port of Antwerp on 7-9 May 2019, have announced the big name speakers that will deliver a cutting edge educational programme that forms part of the two-day event.

New report by IRENA charts pathways to further accelerate energy transformation which meets climate objectives while creating jobs and fostering economic growth

Speaking at the State of Industry panel at Seatrade Cruise Global this week, the industry's executives focused on the opportunities and challenges that growth is presenting.

The shipping company DFDS has chosen Swedish Nowhere Networks as its strategic supplier of fast broadband on all the six vessels operating the Dover-Calais and Dover-Dunkerque routes.

The approximately 150 companies that are part of the maritime cluster at the port of Aarhus now get an extra and unique advantage. Because companies make up a significant part of the industry in Aarhus, they are offered the opportunity to receive a free business process, where they can work with green innovation in collaboration with other companies on the port or separately.

Automation, digitalisation and standardisation are the headline themes for the TOC Asia conference and exhibition taking place 9-10 April as part of Singapore Maritime Week, with multiple free seminars exploring the impact of technological innovation on port and terminal operations

Breakbulk Europe, the world’s largest event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry, will return to Bremen, Germany, for the third consecutive year in 2020 at Messe Bremen from 26-28 May.


Investment in onshore power supply plants for more sustainability

Sweden is the partner country of the world’s leading and largest industrial trade fair in Hannover 2019. Just like the other Swedish exhibitors at the trade show, Weland stands for quality and innovation.

China's powerful Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has eliminated its "white list" of favored shipyards, effective immediately.


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