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Mega shippers - the world’s 10 biggest shipping companies
24 February, 2015
From Danish major Møller-Maersk to Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ship-technology.com profiles the world’s top 10 biggest shipping companies based on TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent...
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January’s top stories: Cemfjord ship debris found, Eurotunnel sells MyFerryLink 06 February, 2015 by Bhavana Navuluri Russia focuses on commercial shipbuilding, Norway promotes green coastal shipping, and Carnival and CMG partner to support the Chinese cruise industry. Ship-technology.com wraps up the...

Ship Technology Global: Issue 18 29 January, 2015 In this issue: China eyes the cruise market, the security risks of AIS data manipulation, Thales’ new piracy protection system, Eniram’s efficiency vision, the world’s biggest floating drydock...

A day in the life of a Maersk seafarer 20 January, 2015 by Laura Walkinshaw A career at sea isn’t for the fainthearted. Getting cargo safely from A to B is paramount – and you can’t afford to make mistakes. But for an independent soul like Maersk deck cadet Justin...

India's shipyards – on the rise? 07 January, 2015 by Dr Gareth Evans Indian shipyards have long bemoaned the lack of support offered to their industry by a succession of governments, but all that now looks to change, with the announcement of a big new boost that...

2014: The year's biggest Ship Technology stories 06 January, 2015 by Bhavana Navuluri One of Canada’s Franklin expedition ships was found, a ferry from Italy to Greece caught fire in December, and Rolls Royce planned to develop drone cargo ships. Ship-technology wraps up the...

Ebola: is it time for a maritime travel and trade ban? 22 December, 2014 by Frances Marcellin (Née Cook) As the Ebola virus continues to spread, transport and logistics companies are raising their guard with some shipping companies even writing Ebola clauses into their contracts. The...

Treating ballast water: a bouyant market 15 December, 2014 by Dr Gareth Evans The market for ballast water treatment technology is set to soar as stricter environmental regulation comes into force, requiring operators around the world to retrofit their vessels. But...

Ship Technology Global: Issue 17 09 December, 2014 In this issue: emerging piracy threats against oil and gas tankers, the strategies behind new shipping alliances, inside the Quantum of the Seas, hunting for the lost Malaysian Airlines flight...

November’s top stories: Norwegian buys Prestige, jail for Korean ferry operator 09 December, 2014 Stena Line converts passenger ferry to methanol propulsion, Interpol said cruise ships are an easy means of travel for jihadis, and WHO figures show more than 1,000 drown every...

Smart cruising: a look inside Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas 08 December, 2014 by Frances Marcellin (Née Cook) Featuring online check-in, a robotic bar, RFID-based passenger services and one of the world's most advanced entertainment systems, Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas is billed as the...

Ship Technology Global: Issue 16 02 December, 2014 In this issue: Emerging piracy threats on the map, the impact of European shipping companies flagging out, India’s ambitions to become a major shipbuilding hub, DNV GL’s new battery-powered...

Solving the mystery of Franklin's lost expedition 26 November, 2014 by Chris Lo Canada's discovery of a sunken ship from the doomed 19th century Franklin expedition has shed new light on a great maritime mystery. A whole host of public and private partners,...

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