The Essex Police, the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) are launching a year-long trial to test the use of drones in search and rescue applications. The trial, which kicks off today, will provide HM Coastguard's rescue teams with more aerial search assets. Essex Police’s Drone Unit will provide the drones as a service, and the partners expect that the new tool will give SAR teams a better way to search hazardous coastal areas and evaluate risks before sending in human rescue teams.

Numerous networking opportunities will be on offer to the breakbulk cargo community when the inaugural AntwerpXL opens its doors on 7-9 May 2019. Key figureheads within the breakbulk, RoRo and heavy lift industries will be amongst those keen to make new connections and learn from the brightest industry minds.

First container ship at the new ICAVE terminal – Naming ceremony held during the 500th anniversary of the Mexican city and port

VR-Group Ltd (implementing company VR Maintenance Ltd) has won the bidding process for the lifetime extension and overhaul of Helsinki City Transport's (HKL) metro trains M100 and M200. The decision on the winner was made by the Helsinki City Transport Board of Directors in its meeting on 18 April. The total value of the project for VR is approximately EUR 30 million.

Newbuilds are already required to comply with the IMO's Ballast Water Convention, and after this September, all existing ships will have to meet its standards by the time of their next IOPP renewal. To cut down the cost of compliance for some vessel types, Damen Green Solutions has designed a containerized, port-based, non-retrofit solution.

At TransRussia, the largest logistics trade fair held in Russia, direct contact between German and Russian partners is an essential factor for staying in business together.

  • Increase in net turnover, gross profit and EBIT
  • EBITDA increase of CHF 118 due to implementation of IFRS 16-Leases
  • Seafreight expands EBIT significantly
  • Airfreight achieves higher margins
  • Overland increases results substantially
  • Contract Logistics continues restructuring Kuehne + Nagel Group

The U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy have awarded the contract for the Coast Guard's next-generation heavy icebreaker to VT Halter Marine.

BP and partners have sanctioned the Azeri Central East project, the next stage of development of the giant Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) oilfield complex in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea.

Historical archive of Hamburg Süd is being catalogued – comprehensive exhibition planned to mark the shipping company's 150th anniversary in 2021 – research financing thanks to a donation from the Oetker family

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.

 

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