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Shipping rates: analysing the fall in the Baltic dry index
05 May, 2016 | by Gary Peters
Viewed as an indicator of the state of global trade, the Baltic dry index fell to record lows earlier this year, leading many to speculate on the consequences for shipping freight and the...
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LNG: building the supply chain 04 May, 2016 by Gary Peters Siemens Drilling & Marine, Dresser-Rand and Lloyd's Register have announced plans to devise a more comprehensive liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply system for the world's small but growing fleet...

The last mile: how predicting sea levels could save shippers time and money 03 May, 2016 by Gary Peters New company Sea Level Research has developed a way to reduce shipping costs by more accurately predicting sea levels. The technology combines machine learning algorithms with real-time...

Ship Technology Global: Issue 30 29 April, 2016 In this issue: carbon tax vs fuel levy, the fall of the Baltic dry index, Queensland's port developments, applications for drones in the maritime industry, tackling bullying in the workforce and...

Queensland port development: building capacity for anticipated growth 28 April, 2016 by Eva Grey As Australia’s third largest economy, Queensland is undergoing a major expansion at its main bulk commodity ports over the next two years. The development projects at four of the 12 ports along...

Maritime infrastructure: navigating a changing climate 26 April, 2016 by Gary Peters The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has devised a new initiative dedicated to help the inland and maritime navigation infrastructure sector respond to...

Ecoship: building the world's greenest cruise vessel 26 April, 2016 by Chris Lo The design of the Ecoship, a cruise vessel that will carry out humanitarian and environmental missions for Japan-based NGO Peace Boat from 2020, has been finalised. The ship, which will...

RNLI: saving lives at sea 21 April, 2016 by Eva Grey The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is a charity offering round-the-clock search and rescue services across the UK and Ireland, as well as operating an international lifeguard...

Industry knows best: the case for UK ports independence 18 April, 2016 by Eva Grey At this year’s UK Transport Infrastructure Summit, both government and industry representatives stressed the need for a sustained ports development programme in the UK. To achieve this,...

Curaçao’s next gem: the Port of Willemstad development 13 April, 2016 by Eva Grey Curaçao Ports Authority recently embarked on an ambitious development project of their main harbour, the Port of Willemstad. The Rif Seaport Curaçao plan sets out to strengthen the...

IMO vs USCG: navigating the differences in ballast water regulation 07 April, 2016 by Eva Grey The fact that there are effectively two main sets of regulations regarding ballast water management has caused confusion amongst shipowners and operators and muddied the waters when it comes...

GE's marine business: improving efficiency though digital innovation 05 April, 2016 by Eva Grey At the start of 2015, GE unveiled its new marine branch, a one-stop shop for commercial and technological innovation in the sector. The organisation’s president and CEO Tim Schweikert talks...

March’s top stories: Bouygues wins €300m contract, APM Terminals’ $1bn acquisition 04 April, 2016 by Srijanee Chakraborthy Bouygues-led consortium wins €300m contract, APM Terminals completes $1bn acquisition and Frequentis announces Ports of Jersey control centre systems upgrade. Ship-technology.com wraps up the...

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