NYK forges new R&D deal with maritime technology firm Dualog

Japanese shipping firm NYK and Norwegian maritime technology firm Dualog have signed a research and development agreement to develop new solutions for improved ship management.

Known as Cepa Shield, the project will be financially supported by Innovation Norway, a state-owned company and a national development bank.

According to the agreement, the partners will develop digitised products and services, which will be initially tested on 50 ships.

After completion of the trial, the solution will be...


US energy regulator approves LNG terminals at Port of Brownsville

Three LNG companies are set to establish their LNG export facilities at the Port of Brownsville in Texas, US, with a total investment of $38.75bn.

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has granted permission to Texas LNG, NextDecade, and Annova LNG to go ahead with the planned construction of the LNG export facilities at the port.

Brownsville Navigation District Chairman John Reed said: “Today’s announcement is another significant milestone in making these energy projects a reality...