Terminal automation will progress, slowly: analyst

Terminal automation is likely to increase globally due to the wide range of benefits to operators that go beyond labor...

U.S. transportation infrastructure growth to mirror slower GDP in 2020, says Fitch Ratings

U.S. transportation infrastructure growth will continue moving more or less in step with levelling off GDP next year, according to Fitch Ratings' 2020 outlook report.

ABB Delivers for Icebreaking LNG Carrier Fleet

The final vessel in 15-ship series enters service for Yamal LNG project ahead of schedule.Yakov Gakkel, owned by joint venture between Teekay LNG Partners and China LNG Partners, joins a fleet of 15 specially designed tankers transporting liquefied…

VIKING Acquires Drew Marine's FSR Division

VIKING has acquired Drew Marine’s Fire Safety and Rescue (FSR) division.VIKING increases its global volume, reach and technical competencies for marine firefighting equipment services (MFS).At the moment, Drew Marine FSR provides services in more than 150 ports across 45 countries.

WORK Microwave Transforms Maritime SatCom

WORK Microwave has announced the results of its technology demonstration with Intellian and Telesat to increase the reliability, performance, and throughput of broadband for maritime applications. Recently, the companies successfully tested a high-throughput data link from Mount Jackson…

Nautilus Labs, Inmarsat Sign Agreement

Nautilus Labs and Inmarsat have signed an agreement for Nautilus Labs to provide Inmarsat’s Fleet Data service.Nautilus Labs will use the Fleet Data API (Application Programming Interface) to help automate data collection as part of Nautilus Platform…

Launch Partners Ready for Iridium's GMDSS

Iridium Communications announced the first seven companies it has authorized to provide its Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) services, planned for commercial introduction in the first half of 2020. The seven companies, Arion Communications…

Chinese Tanker Spurns Malaysian Inspections

An oil tanker, which shipping data showed was managed by a Chinese company under U.S. sanctions, refused to allow an inspection by maritime authorities while anchored in Malaysian waters, Malaysia's maritime agency said.Silvana III's commercial manager is Kunlun Shipping Co Ltd…

POLA and POLB volumes slip in November

Total POLA November volumes, at 728,918 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEU), were down 12.4% annually, and total POLB volume, at 599,985 TEU, fell 3.5% annually.

Gary Cohn to deliver TPM20 keynote address

Gary Cohn, former director of the National Economic Council under President Donald Trump and former president of Goldman Sachs, was named...