Shipper-owned Containers Keen To Bring Flexibility in Shipping

  • Shippers have the choice of opting for carrier-owned containers or shipper-owned containers.
  • COCs are opted for standard shipments on stretches with a high volume of cargo flow.
  • SOCs are preferred by shippers when the trade route is between ports that do not handle high volumes.
  • A paltry 18% of the forwarders ended up offering SOCs because these containers require a lot of manual effort in handling.

According to an article published in Freight Waves, there is polarity in the way containers are...

Shipping Giants Explore How BigData Can Make CBM A Reality

NYK’s smart maintenance model for its advanced CBM strategy
  • Shippers are opting for condition-based maintenance strategies.
  • They can help shipowners predict and tackle issues before they result in failures and downtime.
  • Kawasaki’s Integrated Maritime Solution has been installed on 170 ships and was unveiled in 2018.
  • NYK and Maersk have adopted CBM for monitoring, analyzing and optimizing data.

According to an article published in Riviera Maritime Media, condition-based maintenance strategies can help shipowners predict and tackle issues before they...

Some 5,000 cruise passengers and 1,200 crew screened for coronavirus, 148 isolated

Cruise ship COSTA VENEZIA returned to Shenzhen port, southeastern China, link between Hong Kong and China’s mainland, in the morning Jan 26, after a 6-day cruise to Vietnam. On arrival, cruise ship was boarded my medical team, all 4973 passengers and 12 49 crew were checked by medics for symptoms of fever and pneumonia, 4 were found to have high temperature. 148 passengers who’re residents of Wuhan or visited Wuhan recently, were isolated for a stricter screening. Passengers and crew spent all...

Hudong-Zhonghua Join Hands To Build Two LNG Carriers for Petronas

According to an article published in Seatrade-Maritime News, CSSC Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding announced it has inked a contract with Petronas for the construction of two LNG carriers.

Designed for coastal areas

The two 79,900 cu m LNG carriers, in 239 meters length, 36.6 meters width, are designed to be able to sail in coastal areas in Southeast Asia and the river areas in Pearl River, Yangtze River and Huangpu River, which will be used for LNG projects in Malaysia when delivered.


Χαμηλό δεκαετίας για την ανάπτυξη της Νότιας Κορέας

Χαμηλό δεκαετίας για την ανάπτυξη της Νότιας Κορέας

Στο χαμηλότερο επίπεδο της δεκαετίας έπεσε η ανάπτυξη της οικονομίας της Νότιας Κορέας για το 2019, σύμφωνα με τα στοιχεία της Κεντρικής Τράπεζας της χώρας που δόθηκαν στη δημοσιότητα.

Το πρακτορείο Yonhap μεταδίδει ότι η εκτεταμένη μείωση στις εξαγωγές και η παρατεταμένη χρονικά διένεξη μεταξύ Κίνας και Ηνωμένων Πολιτειών επηρέασαν την οικονομία της ασιατικής χώρας, με αποτέλεσμα το ΑΕΠ της να αυξηθεί κατά 2%. Πρόκειται για το χαμηλότερο ποσοστό από το 2009 για την τέταρτη μεγαλύτερη οικονομία...