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First Berths at Singapore's Gigantic Tuas Port Set Enter Service

The Maritime Executive 04 Dec 2021
The development is set to enhance Singapore’s position as a transshipment hub ... It will also harness digital technologies like next generation vessel traffic management systems, which will open new horizons for maritime safety, security and efficiency - particularly in reducing the turnaround time of ships ....
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Simulations Used to Model Hybrid Battery Systems with Shaft Generators

The Maritime Executive 03 Dec 2021
The companies believe that hybrid battery systems can help to reduce GHG emissions, but they point to challenges to making the system efficient on these classes of ships ... Providing an efficient, consistent source of electricity to the ship through the haft generator and the hybrid ...
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Panama Canal announces greenhouse gas emissions fee

Splash24/7 03 Dec 2021
Three factors – the ship’s EEDI (Energy Efficient Design Index) score, its use of efficient operational measures such as bow thrusters, and its use of zero-carbon biofuels or ...
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Fuel Cell Systems Discussed as MSC’s Newest Cruise Ship Floats Out

The Maritime Executive 03 Dec 2021
Both of the ships will use liquified natural gas, making them the first ships built both in France and for MSC Cruises to operate on LNG, as well as outfitted with other new environmental technologies ... “They will also integrate fuel cells as new pilot technologies to make these ships even more efficient.
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Logistics workers ensure timely delivery of goods

Straits Times 03 Dec 2021
Some food and beverage operators had to fly in supplies when items ran out quickly after dining curbs were lifted, as ships would take too long to arrive, he noted ... We have a very efficient port system ... The efficiency of Singapore, the world's largest transhipment hub, has also allowed shipping lines to make up for lost time and connections.
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Horizon Air Freight Announces Partnership with Inchcape Shipping Services

The Salamanca Press 03 Dec 2021
MSCS manages integrated marine services for shipping companies across all ports, for enhanced customer efficiency, simplicity, and value ... "We'd worked informally with Horizon before and knew their reputation as the logistics company that could solve the most complicated shipping challenges ... For more information, visit iss-shipping.com.
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Officials say the ports logjam is easing, but numbers don't tell the whole story

Finger Lakes Times 03 Dec 2021
The fleet of massive container ships loitering just offshore from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles has thinned to 46 boats from its peak of more than 80 in late October ... Seroka also insisted the new queuing system that puts ships 50 or 150 miles offshore is a step forward in efficiency rather than a cosmetic change.
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Officials say the ports logjam is easing, but numbers don’t tell the whole story

The Los Angeles Times 03 Dec 2021
The fleet of massive container ships loitering just offshore from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles has thinned to 46 boats from its peak of more than 80 in late October ... Seroka also insisted the new queuing system that puts ships 50 or 150 miles offshore is a step forward in efficiency rather than a cosmetic change.
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Ports face new era of operational threats

Seatrade Maritime News 03 Dec 2021
As competition for prime land near consumer markets intensifies, the emphasis for operators is increasingly shifting from expansion to improving operational efficiency on the existing waterfront. In one snapshot of how that will play out, global shipping consultancy Drewry ...
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Sofar Delivers Best-In-Class Weather Routing for Dynamic Voyage Optimization with Wayfinder, Announces New Global Shipping Partners

Victoria Advocate 02 Dec 2021
Several major commercial shipping companies including Singapore-based Berge Bulk, Greece-based Star Bulk and Seaven, as well as US-based Class society ABS, are leveraging the new technology to streamline fleet efficiency by identifying more direct, cost-effective, and energy-efficient routes.
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Panama Canal announces green vessel incentive plan

Seatrade Maritime News 02 Dec 2021
These changes will build upon the Canal’s existing incentives for sustainable shipping lines, provided through its Green Connection Environmental Recognition Programme ... 19 countries sign declaration for ‘green shipping corridors’ ... Ships will be classified in levels depending on their energy efficiency.
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The Panama Canal Plans to Charge a Greenhouse Gas Fee

The Maritime Executive 02 Dec 2021
Under the new scheme, the Canal will classify all ships over 125 feet in length using an energy efficiency ranking ... the ship's EEDI score; operational efficiency measures during transit, such as the use of bow thrusters; and the use of zero-carbon or carbon-neutral fuels.
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Empty containers at Southern California ports can reportedly be seen 'strewn throughout the region' from ...

Business Insider 02 Dec 2021
Aerial view of shipping containers sitting stacked at Nansha Port, operated by Guangzhou Port Group Co., on June 8, 2021 in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province of China. Qian Wenpan/Nanfang Daily/VCG via Getty Images Shipping containers are creating a major backlog on land outside Southern California ports.
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Decarbonisation in shipping: Contractual and charterparty issues

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 02 Dec 2021
In terms of global intervention, there are the IMO’s mandatory short ...
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