Tuesday, February 27, 2024

“ROBOATS” COULD FORM POP-UP BRIDGES

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have formed a fleet of robotic boats that can autonomously detach, attach and assemble itself into a...

MASSIVE INDIAN CARGO COMPANY DESIRES TO FRAME AN UBER FOR SHIPPING

A unit of the Mumbai-based Allcargo, ECU Worldwide, which aggregates orders from clients, plan s to use Uber’s model to make it easier for...

BANGLADESH SHIP RECYCLING, SENSREC II LAUNCHED

Launching of the second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh was carried out at a...

HIGH SULFUR FUEL DEMAND WILL REVIVE IN 2022: EIA, U.S.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) anticipates that the share of big sulfur residual fuel oil used as a bunker in the U.S. will...

U.S. SLAPS APPROVAL ON COSCO TANKER UNITS

The United States is implementing new approvals on various Chinese entities and people who it accuses of knowingly transferring oil from Iran in violation...

DELAY IN SULPHUR CAP IMPLEMENTATION

Indonesia would not switch to low-sulphur fuel from January 1, 2020, due to abundant supplies of 3.5% sulphur content fuel, Reuters said citing the...

Chinese Seaborne Imports from the US Affected by Chinese tariffs

Tariffs imposed by China jeopardize immensely the business volume of dry bulk shipping industry. In the last year, China imported 32 million tonnes of...

INDUSTRY MUST BE READY FOR IMO 2020 TEETHING PROBLEMS

The Advancement of the global sulphur cap is a change of a magnitude never attempted before on a global basis. Under the new regulation, the...

ITF DRAWS ATTENTION TO CONFINED SPACE FATALITIES IN THE MARITIME INDUSTRY

There has been a massive rise in workers’ deaths in confined spaces — a workplace hazard long familiar to the shipping industry. Since January...

NEW DIGITAL MEANS PROMOTES PORT EFFICIENCY: SINGAPORE

Singapore’s Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has launched a maritime single window system that will serve as a one-stop portal for maritime regulatory and...

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