ZIM Joins TradeLens to Drive Transparency in Global Shipping

Haifa, April 17, 2019: ZIM Integrated Shipping Services announced today that it has signed on as a member of TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled digital shipping solution jointly developed by A.P. Moller – Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) andIBM (NYSE: IBM). TradeLens uses blockchain technology to enable trust between multiple trading partners – from carriers to freight forwarders, customs …

ClassNK Releases Cyber Security Management System for Ships

Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Cyber Security Management System for Ships. As part of the ClassNK Cyber Security Series, ClassNK regularly releases guidelines and standards that outline cyber security measures based on the recently-released ClassNK Cyber Security Approach that outlines ClassNK’s basic approach to ensuring onboard …

7000 CITIZENS DEMAND MEASURES FOR OCEAN HEALTH

Nearly 7,000 citizens participated in Surfrider Europe’s public consultation “Voice for the Ocean” from June 2018 to Januray 2019, which polled communities on topics relating to ocean health, and gathered public opinion on necessary measures to adopt. The NGO would like to extend its warmest thanks to each citizen who took the …

Viking and China Merchants Group to Join Forces in Expanding China’s Cruise Industry

Viking and China Merchants Shekou, representing China Merchants Group, announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture focused on building a cruise line with worldwide cruise offerings for the Chinese cruise market. This will be a wide-ranging partnership covering from product development to sales and …

ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach

Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released the ClassNK Cyber Security Approach which outlines its basic approach to ensuring onboard cyber security for ships. It was released alongside its Guidelines for Designing Cyber Security Onboard Ships for newbuilding designs as the first part of the ClassNK Cyber Security Series …

MOL and Karpowership are to collaborate on the LNG to Powership business

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Karpower International B.V. (“Karpowership”, head office: Istanbul, Turkey) announced that the parties have agreed to collaborate in the LNG-to-Powership business to become the world’s most reliable and preferable LNG to Powership solution provider, under the brand name of “ KARMOL”. The parties aim to co-invest …