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.

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!

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.

Hellmann UAE Form New Joint Venture with Indu Maritime Group

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The UAE arm of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics recently announced at the Middle East Coatings Show in Dubai a new joint venture with Indu Maritime Group. The strategic joint venture also includes the asset-based Indu Maritime Group, a local logistics company.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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].

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

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

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

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Maritime sector missing out on skills and talents of outstanding women

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The post Maritime sector missing out on skills and talents of outstanding women appeared first on The Loadstar.

What Does Blockchain Technology Mean for the Transportation and Logistics Sector?

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

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Widespread shipper resistance to the idea is now being voiced to the Federal Maritime Commission, which has yet to approve the change. The post Federal Maritime Commission receives objections to PierPass changes by host of shipper associations appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

Autoterminal Signs Joint Venture with Abu Dhabi Ports for Car Terminal at Khalifa Port

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Autoterminal, a member of the Noatum Maritime Group , recently signed a new shareholder agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports. Noatum Maritime Automotive is a new division of Noatum Maritime that was recently launched to oversee the group’s vehicle and RoRo cargo port operations.

US Shipping Act revision gives FMC power to watch shipping alliances with a sterner eye

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US president Donald Trump this week handed the Federal Maritime Commission greater powers to regulate container shipping lines, following profound industry consolidation, through a revised US Shipping Act.

Crowley Opens New Shipping Route between Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and USVI

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FMC to standardise container detention and demurrage across the US

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Tiffany King and Jeannie Stewart new VPs of people services at Crowley

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Crowley Maritime has announced a double appointment, with the promotion of Tiffany King (pictured) and Jeannie Stewart as vice presidents of people services. People & Training Sea Crowley Crowley Maritime US

GIL's Maritime Logistics Council Is Launched!

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The Global Institute’s Maritime Logistics Council, launched in China in April, has held its first meeting in North America. He told them that shippers had described the maritime logistics situation as "a black hole".