NYK to participate in demonstration project to remotely operate a Ship

OKYO : NYK and NYK Group companies MTI Co. Ltd., Keihin Dock Co. Ltd., and Japan Marine Science Inc. (JMS) have been selected by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism (MLIT) to participate in a demonstration project utilizing ship maneuvering support functions and remote control. By 2025, Japan is seeking to begin demonstrations
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The Bremen-based ZEABORN Group is combining its ship management activities under the new brand ZEABORN Ship Management GmbH & Cie. KG (ZEABORN Ship Management). The company is based in Hamburg and is bringing together Rickmers Shipmanagement, which was acquired by ZEABORN in September 2017, and E.R. Schiffahrt, acquired in February 2018. The company will trade
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NYK and NYK Group companies MTI Co. Ltd., Keihin Dock Co. Ltd., and Japan Marine Science Inc. (JMS) have been selected by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism (MLIT) to participate in a demonstration project utilizing ship maneuvering support functions and remote control. By 2025, Japan is seeking to begin demonstrations for the
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Peak Pegasus, a cargo ship that has been circling off the Chinese coast for over a month will finally dock at Dalian’s Beiliang port on August 11, Liaoning Maritime Safety Administration told CGTN’s reporter on Friday. The cargo ship, owned by JPMorgan Asset Management, left Seattle on June 8 on a month-long voyage to the
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The shipping industry risks investing billions of dollars on vessel optimisation services that fail to deliver on overall operational efficiency and performance due to a lack of understanding and appreciation of weather which accounts for 80% of the impact on vessel performance warns voyage intelligence and insight specialist StratumFive. As vessel performance optimisation becomes increasingly
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International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has recently reported a dispute in which a ship agent in Australia was held liable to its shipowner principal for excessive charges demanded by a contractor for the disposal of dunnage and other materials related to the packing of cargo. The agent was asked by its principal to arrange for
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TOKYO: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) has announced the introduction of the Vessel View VR, a virtual reality system that allows for virtual ship visits, based on technology developed by NURVE, Inc. (President: Hideki Tada; Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo). Vessel View VR opens up new opportunities and provides access to information
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The Paris MOU, Tokyo MOU, Indian Ocean MOU and Black Sea MOU port state control (PSC) regimeshave agreed to focus on the prevention of air pollution by ships during their forthcoming concentrated inspection campaigns (CICs). The CICs will be carried out between 1 September 2018 and 30 November 2018 and the Port State Control Officers
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Top OPEC member Saudi Arabia is shipping U.S. crude produced in the Gulf of Mexico to Asia at a time when No. 1 buyer China is snubbing American cargoes. The trading unit of state-run Saudi Aramco sold about 1 million barrels of U.S. Mars crude to Taiwanese refiner Formosa Petrochemical Corp. for delivery in September-October,
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Exxon Mobil Corp., Marathon Petroleum Corp., and Valero Energy Corp. are among the refiners that may stand to gain the most from tougher impending rules for the world’s shipping fleet. That’s because America’s refining system has the biggest capacity to turn crude oil into low-sulfur fuels, according to Jefferies Financial Group Inc. The nation’s yield
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