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Container Handling of the Future is Available Now

Kalmar and Navis Enable ICTSI to Complete the World’s First Fully Automated Terminal.   Kalmar and Navis recently announced the delivery of the first OneTerminal automation solution to International Container Terminal Services Incorporated (ICTSI) at the Port of Melbourne, Australia.

West Coast Intermodal Update: Mario Cordero

POLB Executive Director Mario Cordero weighs in from his new West Coast chair, on the most pressing issues of the day. Arguably the industry authority from both the regulatory and commercial sides of the equation, his opinion carries weight and, sometimes, surprises.

XPO’s Jacobs Receives 2017 Connie Award

 XPO Logistics chief executive officer Bradley Jacobs received the Containerization and Intermodal Institute’s (CII) 2017 Connie Award during a ceremony December 11 in Newark, N.J.   Each year, the Connie Award recognizes individuals for their contributions,

Danos Announces Executive Leadership Changes

David Cedro has joined the Danos executive team as vice president of finance and administration, with responsibility for overseeing the company’s domestic and international administration, finance and accounting activities.

Trelleborg Solutions for FLNG Ship-to-Shore System

Trelleborg has hailed the recent test of the Universal Transfer System (UTS) conducted with Connect LNG and Gas Natural Fenosa, as tangible evidence of the new applications that its suite of products for jettyless LNG transfer can unlock in this challenging field.

AMP Names Rep. Scalise ‘Champion of Maritime’

Honored for his support and dedication to the American maritime industry, U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise (La.) has been awarded the American Maritime Partnership’s (AMP)  2017 ‘Champion of Maritime’ Award.

Kongsberg Digital Acquires a Share of NSG Digital

Kongsberg Digital and NSG Digital have collaborated since the beginning of 2017 on developing a new logistics system called NSG E2E. Kongsberg Digital is purchasing a 34 percent ownership share in NSG Digital, a subsidiary of the supply base and logistics company NorSea Group.

Nisomar Awarded First Launch Services Contract

The new data-driven maritime services company Nisomar confirmed a launch services partnership agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings for the 2017/18 cruise season in Chile.   The agreement will see Nisomar South America provide launch services to the company’s Norwegian Cruise Line,

APL Launches Container Tracking Mobile App

APL has launched a mobile application to help shippers track containers from place of loading to delivery destinations.     APL Box Track, available for download from both the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores,

Skangas to Source LNG at Import Terminal on Isle of Grain

 Skangas has announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with National Grid Grain LNG. Under the terms of the LoI, Skangas is to source LNG at the Grain LNG import terminal on the Isle of Grain in the UK.

ABS Partnership Enhances Safety in Ghana’s Offshore Industry

 ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, formed a joint venture with Notabene Classification Limited to offer regulatory and technical support services, including key classification services to the upstream oil and gas market in Ghana.

Mitsubishi, Wärtsilä Joins for Improved Power and Propulsion Solution

 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment Co., LTD (MHI-MME) and the smart technology group Wärtsilä have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the commercial marketing of a new energy solution for ships.