Roll Group contracts We4Sea

We4Sea has been contracted by Roll Group for fleet-wide implementation of its ‘cloud-based ship performance management tool’, after successfully concluding trials on a number of Roll Group’s Heavy Lift Vessels. For this contract, the Dutch performance monitoring company We4Sea, has signed an agreement with one of the world leaders in global mobile satellite communications, Inmarsat, …

AAL boosts its safety and operations standards

AAL Shipping has achieved latest 2020 IMO Intact Stability Code standards with its heavy lift cargo handling procedures and new levels of sailings efficiency and safety through its ‘Performance Optimisation Control Room’ (POCR), ensuring its multipurpose (MPP) services remain at their peak.  Photo: Nicola Pacifico, Head of Transport Engineering at AAL Nicola Pacifico, Head of …

Launch of Jumbo-SAL-Alliance

Jumbo Shipping, the Dutch maritime heavy lift transport and engineering contractor, and SAL Heavy Lift, the German-based breakbulk and project cargo specialist, commence operations with their joint venture as the Jumbo-SAL-Alliance, combining their fleets and all commercial activities. Both companies believe that this move propels them to a greater level of geographical outreach and commercial …

Jumbo and SAL aim to form joint venture

SAL, the German-based breakbulk and project cargo specialist, and Jumbo, the Dutch maritime heavy lift transport and installation contractor, have announced their intention to form a joint venture. The Jumbo-SAL-Alliance would be focused on gaining logistical efficiencies, such as joint fleet operations, and benefits for its customers, such as increased flexibility and offering customers worldwide …

AAL commits to long-term monthly tramp sailings on its Asia – Americas trade route

AAL Shipping is capitalising on the frequency of sailings it has operated in the past 12 months between Asia and the Americas, to commit tonnage and resources to strengthening the trade lane going forward into 2021. Photo: Michael Morland Michael Morland, General Manager of AAL Americas and based in Houston, Texas explained; “Our service connects …

Wallenius Wilhelmsen introduces world’s first full scale wind-powered RoRo ship

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has introduced its latest initiative, the Orcelle Wind, a wind-powered Pure Car and Truck Carrier that will achieve up to 90% reduced emissions. The goal is to have a design ready for contracting with a shipyard by mid-2022, and a finished vessel ready for the high seas by 2025. "Since 2008, we have …

Maersk to operate world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel

Maersk accelerates the efforts to decarbonise marine operations with the launch of the world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel in 2023, seven years ahead of the initial 2030, ambition. All future Maersk owned new buildings will have dual fuel technology installed, enabling either carbon neutral operations or operation on standard very low sulphur fuel oil …