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Uhnder and Yunshan Deliver Digital Radar to Accelerate Smart Port Automation

Tyler Morning Telegraph 22 Apr 2021
China Merchants Port (CMPort) is a recognized early technology adopter and is deploying digital perception radar in a fleet of autonomous trucks operating at its Mawan Smart Port in Shenzhen ... Uhnder is focused on the logistics mobility market, and shipping port automation is one of the early adoption use cases.
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Shipbuilders face tougher design requirements and smaller orderbook

Seatrade Maritime News 22 Apr 2021
Li Xin, vice director of Innovation Center, Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI), a member of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) said that lower speed navigation was the first tool shipping had in combatting carbon emissions.
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Shipbuilding boom creates positive effects for steel industry

Korea Times 22 Apr 2021
An HMM container ship / Courtesy of Hyundai Merchant Marine. By Kim Hyun-bin ... Samsung Heavy Industries has already won orders for 42 ships this year, worth $5.1 billion, which is 65 percent of its sales goal of $7.8 billion this year. During the last month alone, it won 20 container ship orders worth 2.8 trillion won ... .
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Historic Portsmouth: Old "New England Journeys" magazine promotes visiting city in a Ford

Portsmouth Herald 22 Apr 2021
I’m a sucker for old musty magazine articles about Portsmouth, the mustier the better. This one has the distant scent of mildew and White Owl Panetelas ... History Matters ... "But it was not a direct route to the interior, so shipping gradually left it. Then the merchants and shipbuilders left their counting houses and went and sat in their gardens.
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China Merchants takes autonomous trucking to the next level

Splash24/7 21 Apr 2021
China Merchants Port (CMPort) is deploying digital perception radar in a fleet of autonomous trucks operating at its Mawan Smart Port in Shenzhen ... China Merchants’ compatriot Cosco Shipping Ports is also working towards autonomous operations at its ports.
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Sri Lanka asks Chinese ship to leave Hambantota port; radioactive material found

Hindustan Times 21 Apr 2021
Anil Ranjith, the top official of the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Authority (SLAEA), said that the ship was on its way to China from the port of Rotterdam when it developed technical difficulties and entered the Hambantota Port ... The ship was managed by the China Merchants Port Holding Company.
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Shipping Groups Renew Call for Carbon Tax to Fund Decarbonization R&D

The Maritime Executive 21 Apr 2021
The shipping associations, including BIMCO, Cruise Lines International Association, the International Chamber of Shipping, and the World Shipping Council which collectively represent all sectors and trades and over 90% of the world merchant fleet, are calling on the governments ...
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The shipping industry wants to be taxed for its carbon emissions

The Economic Times 21 Apr 2021
Several trade groups, representing more than 90% of the world’s merchant fleet, have submitted a proposal to shipping’s United Nations regulator calling for it to prioritize a carbon tax for the industry, the International Chamber of Shipping ... .
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Brewing trend: Pennsylvania breweries shipping products direct to consumers

Erie Times-News 21 Apr 2021
Before the pandemic, only four Pennsylvania breweries were shipping ... have been shipping statewide for several months ... A Finnish brewery has recreated a Belgian beer from bottles that sank 170 years ago on a merchant ship in the Baltic Sea, giving connoisseurs a chance to taste the tipple of their great-great-great-grandfathers.
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How Israel and Iran's shadow war is playing out at sea

The New Arab 21 Apr 2021
Now ships are coming under attack at sea ... Both sides have conducted attacks and counter attacks in a pattern where Israel has been accused of damaging Iranian ships and Tehran is suspected of responding with attacks on Israeli freighters ... According to Iranian media, the ship's primary purpose was to escort Iranian merchant ships in the Red Sea.
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Glosten: U.S. Needs Government Leadership on Low-Carbon Shipping

The Maritime Executive 21 Apr 2021
At a congressional hearing on maritime industry decarbonization last week, the president of naval architecture firm Glosten, Inc. called for a new strategic initiative to invest in green technology for the U.S. domestic fleet ... U.S ... With more than 3,600 vessels of 100 GT and up - tugs, ferries, OSVs, workboats and coastal merchant ships - the U.S ... ....
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Sri Lanka asks Chinese ship to leave Hambantota port after radioactive material found on it

Indian Express 21 Apr 2021
Sri Lanka has asked a Chinese ship to leave the southern port of Hambantota after it was found to be carrying radioactive material, officials said on Wednesday ... The ship was managed by the China Merchants Port Holding Company.
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Nigerian last-mile delivery startup Kwik Delivery releases Prestashop plugin

Algeria Times 20 Apr 2021
Delivery plugins are a critical technology brick in the growth of African e-Commerce by allowing thousands of merchants to offer reliable, secure and efficient last-mile delivery services to their customers ... The plugin allows buyers to get real-time shipping rates between merchants’ addresses and the buyers’ delivery addresses.
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Report: Bourbon Rhode Had Leaking Hatches Prior to Her Sinking

The Maritime Executive 20 Apr 2021
“The originally hired first officer left the shipyard due to the poor condition of the ship ... Bourbon Rhode was located nearly 1,000 nm from the nearest land, so the marine rescue coordination center in Martinique called upon nearby merchant ships to assist her crew.
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Report: Bourbon Rhode Had Leaking Hatch Prior to Her Sinking

The Maritime Executive 20 Apr 2021
“The originally hired first officer left the shipyard due to the poor condition of the ship ... Bourbon Rhode was located nearly 1,000 nm from the nearest land, so the marine rescue coordination center in Martinique called upon nearby merchant ships to assist her crew.
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