Shipping

Maersk Line cargo ship unloading containers in Ports of Auckland New Zealand
Engineers, Innovation, Shipping, Technology

A look at the Triple E Class

For port operators, Maersk EEE vessels are proving a challenge having containers stacked 23 rows wide across the deck, whilst most existing ports are equipped with the current post-Panamax cranes with a 22-container row wide vessel reach.

Portliner barge
Energy, Europe, Innovation, Investment, Shipping, Technology

Are batteries a viable option for shipping?

However, efforts by innovators to electrify shipping has only just begun. In a few months, for instance, we will see the first 100 percent electric barges operating in the inland waters serving the European ports of Antwerp, Amsterdam, and Rotterdam.

Engineering and Technology, Innovation, International Maritime Organization, Shipping

Cyber pirates terrorising the high seas

Fancy security hardware and software alone will not be not enough to prevent cyber crime. Industry and corporate culture are also crucial to make sure that developers, operations staff and partners work harmoniously together to manage security in central enterprise applications and infrastructure, and in distributed/edge IoT-enabled ships and vessels.

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Gas, Northern Europe, Power, Rigzone, Shipping

North Sea Ports Compete to Build LNG Import Terminals

The German case for LNG import terminals rests on the need to increase the country’s gas imports as North Sea gas production declines.

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Energy, Liquid Natural Gas, Rigzone, Shipping

Top 10 Destinations for US LNG Exports

America became the fifth largest exporter of liquid natural gas in the world last year.