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Aug
Maersk Launches Reefer Management System
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By MarEx 2017-06-26 03:49:11 Maersk Line has announced the official start-up of its Remote Container Management (RCM) service to provide visibility on reefers' location and internal atmospheric conditions globally. The service will be introduced on...
11
Aug
Low-Cost Digital Container Seal Developed
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By MarEx 2017-07-04 20:39:14 A new low-cost, digital seal has been developed for the CORE (Consistently Optimised REsilient Secure Global Supply-Chains) European Research Project by Dutch software company Itude Mobile. Babbler requires no installation in...
26
Jun
MOL Expands Artificial Intelligence Research
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By MarEx 2017-06-24 23:03:56 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed an agreement with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) to develop next-generation vessel monitoring and support systems using artificial intelligence technologies. The project is...
26
Jun
Top Six Largest Box Ships
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Starting with the latest addition to the global fleet of super-sized containerships, the recently-christened 21,413 teu OOCL Hong Kong has taken the title of the largest ship in the world based on its advertised nominal...
23
Jun
BREXIT The Supply Chain Perspective
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  Britain leaving the European Union, or Brexit, will have a profound effect on UK-managed supply chains, with more paperwork, a rethink on hub locations, IT system challenges and a need to revisit...
23
Jun
Hapag Lloyd and UASC Merger is Complete
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  On Wednesday, Hapag-Lloyd completed its long-awaited merger with UASC and turned its attention to integrating the world's twelfth-largest container line into its business. The merger is expected to reduce overhead by about...
19
May
Record Container ship visit for US East Coast
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The Port of Virginia received the largest container ship to visit the U.S. East Coast on Monday. Originally estimated to be at Virginia International Gateway in Portsmouth until Tuesday evening, the 13,092 TEUs...
13
Apr
EU Approves Maersk Line’s Bid for Hamburg Sud
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Maersk will sell Mercosul to satisfy Brazilian regulators. The European Commission has approved Maersk Line's bid to acquire Hamburg Süd on the condition that Hamburg withdraws from alliance networks on five trade routes. The...