Corvus Energy has secured a supply contract from Norwegian Electric System (NES) for the delivery of lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS).

The ESS will be fitted on two all-electric ferries of Norway-based ferry operator Fjord1.

Being constructed by Havyard, the ferries will be deployed on the Magerholm-Sykkylven route.

Corvus earlier received an order to supply ESS for three ferries of Fjord1.

Kalmar has been contracted to upgrade the existing rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) at the Borg Havn terminal in Fredrikstad, Norway, to autonomous Kalmar AutoRTGs.

The data communication systems, hardware and automation software will be upgraded, as part of the contract.

The scope of the contract also includes maintenance of the crane’s automation software for a period of one year.

The upgrade is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) has partnered with GLP China and Eshipping Global Supply Chain Management (Shenzhen) Company, to expand the terminal services portfolio.

“The consortium will work towards the enhancement of terminal extended services and the port supply chain platform.”

The consortium will work towards the enhancement of terminal extended services and the port supply chain platform.

The alliance will initially focus on CSP’s terminals in China and will gradually extend their services to the global network.

Gunvor Group, Maas Capital, and Oceangold Tankers have formed a new joint venture (JV), ClearOcean Tankers.

Based in Cyprus, ClearOcean Tankers is equally owned by the three partners.

The JV has placed orders with STX Offshore and Shipbuilding and Daehan Shipbuilding for the delivery of two LR2 and four MR2 product tankers.

The delivery of the eco-friendly and scrubber-ready tankers is expected to take place in early-2019.

Eniram, a subsidiary of Wärtsilä, has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to join Arista Shipping’s Project Forward.

Project Forward is an initiative of Arista to develop energy-efficient bulk carriers.

Eniram will develop optimisation and monitoring solutions required for the project, under the MoU.