Maritime 2050 strategy

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The government has launched a new maritime strategy which outlines short, medium and long-term proposals to better position the UK as g global centre of emerging technology and world leader in the maritime industry for the next 30 years.

Maritime industry can now use blockchain for certification of seafarers

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Participants include Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), Maersk Line, tanker operator Heidmar, crew management firm PTC Holdings, seafarer welfare charity Mission to Seafarers and technology providers C-LOG, Navozyme and Hanseaticsoft.

Maritime Transport and DB Cargo UK partner

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Freight operators Maritime Transport and DB Cargo UK are to combine their expertise to increase rail-freight capacity and competition in the intermodal market. The post Maritime Transport and DB Cargo UK partner appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Alternative to risky IT investment for maritime firms

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Seriously, why isn’t consolidation of 3PLs and maritime firms a good way to extend services beyond the … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains mergers Software technology transportationHere’s a great idea: why don’t we simply buy a 3PL? It is a lot easier than developing all that wretched software ourselves!

Maritime Transport to open 22.5-acre Rail Freight Interchange

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Maritime Transport has signed a 25-year lease with SEGRO and is to operate the Strategic Rail Freight Interchange at SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway. Maritime Transport and DB Cargo UK partner.

Digital Ship Announces The Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam With A Special Focus On The Digital Supply Chain And Logistics Market

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Digital Ship’s 4th Annual Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam will investigate how we can harness all these opportunities and will debate which are going to stick and make a difference. We will ask how can we identify the real digital legacy in front of us and truly re-define digitalisation in maritime and transport. Sessions will include: The Maritime Satcom Summit. This session will focus on investigating the evolution of maritime mobility and connectivity.

DB Cargo and Maritime Transport link up to launch intermodal services

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DB Cargo and Maritime Transport are to launch a joint intermodal product in the UK. The post DB Cargo and Maritime Transport link up to launch intermodal services appeared first on The Loadstar.

Maritime Industry Using Digital Technology to Reshape Supply Chain

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Over the next five years, maritime suppliers across the value chain will increasingly adopt solutions to address security, overcapacity and accurate cost models

Maritime UK says Article 50 process should be extended

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Maritime UK has urged the EU and UK to extend the Article 50 process if a deal is not reached by October. Mr. The post Maritime UK says Article 50 process should be extended appeared first on The Loadstar. Loadstar leads Recommends Sea Supply chain Article 50 Brexit EU Maritime UK UK

Report: Decarbonize Maritime by 2035

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While the notion that maritime transport could be “zero-carbon shipping” by 2035 may seem fallacy to the majority, a new report reviews the pathways to zero-carbon shipping. Smart financial incentives to advance decarbonization of maritime shipping.

Maritime braces for the next cyber breach

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A hacker could cause a grounding, sinking or collision resulting in loss of life, says Max Bobys, vice president of US maritime cyber security firm HudsonCyber. “Cyber-attacks against the maritime sector occur every day,” he adds.

Maritime to Run East Midlands Rail Freight Interchange

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Logistics property specialist SEGRO has signed a 25-year lease with 3PL Maritime Transport to operate the Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) at SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway (SLP-EMG) and will base their Rail Headquarters at the site.

Mast steps up to helm maritime subcommittee

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will chair the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. has been named chairman of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation for the remainder of the 115th Congress. The office of Rep. Related Articles.

Ira Douglas appointed vice president of labour relations at Crowley Maritime

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Crowley Maritime has appointed Ira Douglas as its vice president of labour relations. The post Ira Douglas appointed vice president of labour relations at Crowley Maritime appeared first on The Loadstar.

Investors pouring millions into maritime startups

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The post Investors pouring millions into maritime startups appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Related Articles. GLP delists from Singapore Exchange as part of privatization process.

Federal Maritime Commission raising some user fees

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Federal Maritime Commission will raise some of its user fees to bring them in line with the actual personnel cost to perform the services. The FMC’s authority to establish and adjust user fees is authorized by the 1952 Independent Offices Appropriation Act (IOAA).

Maritime firms launch digital supply chain management portals

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Evergreen, Kuehne + Nagel say online tools to improve data transfer and transparency for importers, exporters. Transportation

Whitehall unveils its vision for UK as the ‘world’s leading maritime nation’

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The UK government has outlined plans to develop the country as a “global test bed of emerging technology, enabling it to capitalise on the economic potential of maritime innovations”. A 338-page document, Maritime 2050 – Navigating the Future, was published yesterday afternoon which includes proposals to establish “an innovation hub at a UK port by 2030, look at ways to clean up emissions from the industry and build on the world-class.

Navios Maritime Partners Adds One Panamax Vessel

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Greece-based Navios Maritime Partners announced that the Navios Apollon I, a 2005-built, 87,000 dwt Panamax vessel was delivered on May 9, 2018. . The post Navios Maritime Partners Adds One Panamax Vessel appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

Intermodal Goes Beyond Mere Maritime Transportation

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Intermodal transportation goes beyond the mere maritime transportation by developing an optimal door-to-door transportation chain and organizing the appropriate modes of transportation for this worldwide. [og_img].

Maritime trade heading for chaotic start to new sulphur regulations

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While fully supporting the regulation, the ICS is concerned that maritime trade could be “dangerously impeded” by the lack of availability of low-sulphur fuel in ports around the world after the regulation date.

Government doubles financial support to train UK maritime cadets

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The post Government doubles financial support to train UK maritime cadets appeared first on The Loadstar. The UK government has announced a £15m “funding boost” to train an extra 400 seafarer cadets annually.

Liverpool Maritime Sector Praised by Industry Heavyweight

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Liverpool city region’s £4bn powerhouse maritime sector will lead the UK’s industrial strategy in the coming decades – so says one of the country’s industry leaders. He spoke at a top-level industry dinner at Liverpool’s Malmaison Hotel organised by Mersey Maritime.

Stakeholders in maritime supply chain call for repeal of Consortia BER

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A plethora of maritime associations are calling for an in-depth review of the industry’s regulatory framework. The post Stakeholders in maritime supply chain call for repeal of Consortia BER appeared first on The Loadstar.

Maritime Transport and DB Cargo Partner to Boost UK Railfreight Capacity

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After reaching agreement in principle with DB Cargo UK, Maritime Transport Ltd. has announced the launch of a new division – ‘Maritime Intermodal’ which will initially contract four dedicated services out of Felixstowe and Southampton.

Navios Maritime Containers to Buy an Additional Boxship

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Navios Maritime Containers , a growth vehicle dedicated to the container sector, announced that it agreed to acquire a 2010-built, 4,250 TEU containership for $11.78 The post Navios Maritime Containers to Buy an Additional Boxship appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

How the maritime industry can compete in the age of Amazon

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Port of Long Beach head says ecosystem must adopt "24/7 thinking" and a range of operational improvements to meet businesses' need for speed. Transportation

International Maritime Organization Discusses Implementation of a New, Low-Sulfur Fuel Mandate

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22, 2018, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) held a new round of talks centered on ocean-shipping environmental regulations, particularly the proposed January 2020 implementation of a new, low-sulfur fuel mandate. Beginning on Oct.

U.N. agency sees 4 percent growth in maritime trade

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The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said global seaborne trade is doing well and supported the 2017 upswing in the world economy, but also expressed concern about “increased inward-looking policies and the rise in trade protectionism,” especially trade tensions between the United States and China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union. Those remarks are contained in UNCTAD’s annual Review of Maritime Transport, released Wednesday.

Federal Maritime Commission finally addresses detention & demurrage practice

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An investigation into "Conditions and Practices Relating to Detention, Demurrage, and Free Time in International Oceanborne Commerce" may soon come to a conclusion

Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes – Canadian Shipper

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Anchorage, AK — The International Maritime Organization has approved two-way shipping routes into the Arctic Ocean through the Bering Strait. The post Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes – Canadian Shipper appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. The IMO accepted routes proposed by the United States and Russia for safe navigation between Alaska and Russia’s Chukotskiy Peninsula.

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How to take NYC back to its maritime roots

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New York mayor Bill de Blasio has launched a $100m scheme aimed at rejuvenating New York’s maritime industry. The post How to take NYC back to its maritime roots appeared first on The Loadstar. The money will go towards easing congestion and pollution around the city’s “aging” freight infrastructure, according to City & State. Some have argued that the plan fails to take into account NYC’s current infrastructure.

Federal Maritime Commission receives objections to PierPass changes by host of shipper associations

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Widespread shipper resistance to PierPass changes are now being expressed to the Federal Maritime Commission, which has yet to approve the proposal

International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) report ‘significant progress’ on 6-year extension

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The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) reported “significant progress” during two days of bargaining on a six-year extension of their East and Gulf Coast labor contract.