Alibaba’s Maersk and CMA CGM digital partnership

When Maersk and subsequently CMA CGM announced digital partnerships with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, it led to much ado about the implications for the wider supply chain. But what of the impact on ports? Analysts and consultants approached by Port Strategy predict an initial volume surge followed by a levelling off for the ports included…

Marine CyberSecurity Guidance (Vol.2) “Cyber Safety Notation” published by ABS

ABS Issues Industry’s First Cyber Safety Notation. Certification helps offshore operator combat cyber threats. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has issued its first notation for the ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries. “The focus on cyber safety is increasing, and…

Infographic: Cruise ship of the future

The newest class of ships to join Royal Caribbean International’s fleet will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and introduce the use of fuel-cell technology, ushering in a new era of shipbuilding that will dramatically reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with shipbuilder Meyer Turku…

Maersk Drilling Rig Breaks Major Record

A Maersk Drilling rig just beat the record for the deepest well ever drilled on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS)The MAERSK GALLANT drilled the ultra HPHT (high-pressure high-temperature) Solaris field, at a total depth of 5,941 metres (19,491 feet), the company announced in a statement. “We have broken a number of records during the Solaris…