The technologies needed to create remote and autonomous ships already exist, meaning it’s actually a matter of when it becomes a reality, not if, according to the Rolls-Royce led Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative.
The agriculture shipper advocate praised container weighing methods recently outlined by the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association and G6 Alliance carriers, saying terminals nationwide should adopt similar methods.
South Africa’s state-owned ports and rail operator Transnet SOC Ltd. experienced an increase in earnings and revenues for the year ending March 31, 2016, as container and automotive volumes rose.
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French trucking operator Jacky Perrenot will acquire the container transportation activities of CMA CGM subsidiary Greenmodal Transport, according to a report from Lloyd’s Loading List.
Kerry Logistics appoints managing director for the Benelux countries, while the Glasgow Prestwick Airport names permanent CEO.
However, the International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee said there should be no delay in the implementation of the verified gross mass rule.