Maritime electrification company Echandia opens branch in Norway

Swedish Echandia  expands in the Norwegian market through the appointment of industry veteran Roy Storeng to lead the business development in Norway. Echandia is one of the leading developers of zero-emission energy solutions for heavy-duty maritime electrification with customers in Europe, Asia, and Oceania, including Cochin Shipyards, building the world's largest fleet of electric ferries …

Mammoet and OFCO’s integrated transport solutions

Specialized knowledge can be very beneficial, particularly in large and complicated projects, since experts in various specialties can provide valuable services. However, this often involves contracting various independent suppliers, each responsible for only their own part in the logistics chain. Excessive costs and delays can result from poor coordination and communication between these specialists. Project …

Hendrik Veder Group helps maritime and offshore companies boost sustainability

Hendrik Veder Group is partnering with companies to boost sustainability by reusing, repairing or recycling used synthetic ropes and slings. As the global pandemic makes raw materials increasingly scarce, recycling rejected synthetic ropes into raw materials is helping to make Dutch companies more resilient.  Egbert Vennik, CEO of Hendrik Veder Group, said: “Currently, rejected synthetic …

DC Battery Technologies launches new 4,000 Series Lithium Iron batteries

DC Battery Technologies Ltd has announced the launch of the new 4,000 Series of Lithium Iron Phosphate LiFePO4 batteries. The new 4,000 Series offers a range of benefits such as unique triple-safety protection, fast charge performance and prominent long life for applications including marine, leisure, electric vehicles, energy storage systems, mobile CCTV and lighting, and …

Bolloré Logistics announces the launch of SEAalternative

Bolloré Logistics has launched SEAalternative, a new offer to reduce CO2 emissions from maritime transport through the use of alternative fuels such as LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), biogas and Biofuel. This new solution is for one-off and regular shipments across all geographical areas. Bolloré Logistics works closely with shipping companies to support customers wishing to …

Simplified post-Brexit border processes

DP World is introducing introducing a range of technology products simplifying and solving some of the post-Brexit import and export challenges. The border requirements introduced in January 2021 led to reports of confusion across the industry on what documentation was required for each journey and how to generate it, which resulted in incorrect paperwork being …

Vestas partners with Maersk

Vestas and Maersk have formed a long-term strategic partnership for all containerised transport. The partnership includes door-to-door transport from the company´s suppliers to their factories and service warehouses as well as containerised site parts and transport equipment. In addition, the partnership also includes all airfreight shipments. The partnership does not include non-containerised road transport and …

Nova Marine Carriers completes first carbon neutral Italian shortsea voyage

Swiss-Italian dry bulk ship operator Nova Marine Carriers undertook its first carbon neutral voyage last week, offsetting the CO2 emitted by its vessel MV Sider Rodi by voluntarily purchasing carbon credits for a Madagascan solar farm project. The Ambatolampy solar power plant provides green electricity and a stable power supply to around 50,000 Malagasy households. …