Ship transport can be over any distance by boat, ship, sailboat or barge, over oceans and lakes, through canals or along rivers. Shipping may be for commerce, recreation or the military purpose. Virtually any material can be moved by water; however, water transport becomes impractical when material delivery is highly time-critical.
Containerization revolutionized ship transport starting in the 1970s. "General cargo" includes goods packaged in boxes, cases, pallets, and barrels. When a cargo is carried in more than one mode, it is intermodal or co-modal.
“We recognize that it is vital for ship owners to have maximum flexibility and to keep options open as the industry navigates the uncertain pathway to net zero, and we are working hard to deliver this operational flexibility,” said Stefan Nysjö, Vice President of Power Supply, Wärtsilä MarinePower.
The newest cruise ship to take Australia's shores by storm has finally arrived ahead of its maiden voyage Down Under...British billionaire tycoon Sir Richard Branson hopes to disrupt the local $5billion industry by creating a luxury experience that feels like more like a private yacht than a cruise ship.
You are a wide-eyed entrepreneur looking to make a major impact on the industry you know and love ... There’s nothing unique to the maritime industry about this. It’s a fairly common cycle that repeats itself across every industry ... It may also be bad for the industry ... This is where the maritime industry’s quirks and complexities come in.
DNV has awarded two Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates to DalianShipbuildingIndustry (DSIC) for a floating CO2 storage unit and a CO2 carrier ...Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry forging ahead with alternative fuel vessel designs ... CCS value chain with shipping as its focal point.
And it's a sector that includes hard-to-decarbonize industries like aviation and shipping, where cutting emissions will require big ramp-ups in production of sustainable aviation fuel, for airplanes, and alternative fuels like hydrogen for ships.
It was also essential to military defence since it was used to build the ships that allowed the Empire to quickly mobilise its vast armies ...Rome’s timber-dependent glass and brick industries were forced to relocate further away from urban centres, which resulted in exorbitant shipping costs.
Kim, who spent years working in North Korea's fishing industry, said he had long dreamed of being a ship navigator -- something that was impossible in his former home. North Korea's shipping industry is tightly controlled, with access to jobs very restricted, and dependent on having the right background and connections ... ....
THE MaritimeIndustryAuthority (Marina) is set to launch ... This initiative aims to digitalize the shipping industry, allowing shipping companies to input operational data into a database, and facilitating comprehensive reporting for ships with franchise or authority to operate.
THE shipping industry is facing various challenges, including supply chain risks tied to Suez Canal, according to S&PGlobalMarket Intelligence. Israeli-linked shipping is encountering obstacles related to the Israel-Hamas conflict, with reported incidents involving a chemical tanker and a container ship linked to CMA CGM SA.
Cosco Shipping HeavyIndustry is pushing ahead with developing more green vessel designs using methanol and ammonia as a fuel. Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry is the shipbuilding unit of the world’s largest integrated fleet owner Cosco Shipping, which has ordered 24,000 teu methanol dual-fuel newbuilds from the group’s yards.
This is an energy source that could deliver savings of up to 1% of global GHG emissions alone but would also lower the total cost of the energy transition in the shipping industry by effectively saving enough in fuel costs over the next 25 years to meet that transition price tag ...
If 2023 was a year of reckoning on the urgency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping, 2024 is when the true test begins, writes Mikko Kuosa, CEO of NAPA... Now shipping must prepare for the next phase ... The industry will have to find its feet under EU ETS and vessels will soon receive their first ever CII ratings.