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. …

One of the heaviest heavy loads that has ever been transported in Germany

deugro shipped three reactors for Bayernoil Raffineriegesellschaft mbH in Neustadt, Germany. The shipments encompassed reactors with a weight of up to 663 metric tons, one of the heaviest heavy loads that has ever been transported in Germany. In the first phase of this project in July 2020, the first (temporary) reactor with a size of …

MAWANI, DP World Jeddah break ground on Jeddah Islamic Port’s South Container Terminal revamp

The Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) and DP World Jeddah today laid the foundation stone for the expansion and modernization of the South Container Terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port. The development is part of the new concession agreement MAWANI signed with DP World Jeddah in April 2020 to continue operating and managing the facility for the …

World first for the maritime industry

Unifeeder operated ship ‘ElbBlue’ was fuelled with liquefied SNG for a trial voyage in a major boost for the shipping industry’s efforts to reduce its carbon emissions.The liquefied SNG, produced at Kiwi’s Power-to-Gas facility in Werlte, Germany is a synthetic form of LNG that is carbon-neutral and generated from 100% renewable energy.  The trial comes …

P&O Maritime Logistics and IO Materials Services bring revolutionary cargo system to Africa

P&O Maritime Logistics and Nigerian firm IO Materials Services (IOMS) jointly announce the launch of the new ‘FlexDELIVERY™’ model to provide integrated last-mile delivery services to the offshore energy industry in Nigeria. FlexDELIVERY™ disrupts the traditional model of high shore base startup costs, rentals and vessel time-chartered contracts by focusing on the service that is …

EST-Floattech introduces new battery design

EST-Floattech has announced the launch of new battery designs, the Octopus Series. The new design platform is set to become the next generation DNV certified battery management system for marine markets. With both High Power and High Energy modules, new, smart and lightweight battery solutions can be installed in virtually any size of vessel. Clients …