Marubeni Corporation along with the Norwegian ship owner Klaveness, agreed to establish a new pool management company named “Maruklav Management Inc”. Specifically, both sides will run a global fleet of Panamax-size bulk carriers, scheduled to start operations on 1st of April 2020.
In fact, ABS and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) have signed a joint development project (JDP) agreement to explore decarbonization and digitalization strategies for Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC) and Ultra Large Container Ships (ULCS).
Hidrovias do Brasil, the logistics provider has partnered up with naval architect firm Robert Allan Ltd for the development of a two-stage inland navigation project in South America which “forecasts the development of LNG river convoys and the intention on deployment of the first fully electric pushboat in the world.”
Datum Electronics announced a new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Strathclyde University, aiming to develop an innovative technology for marine engine condition monitoring. The main goal of this collaboration is to bring together the industry and academia, aiming to address an evident and crucial problem in the industry.
Denmark and Japan have signed a maritime agreement to strengthen cooperation in key areas of shared interests, such as the environment, digitalisation and quality shipping. The agreement includes a partnership agreement that was agreed between the two countries in 2014.
Nordic Tankers Trading, Danish tanker company, announced their intention to create a new company in partnership with V.Group, international marine services business, to secure growth in ship management operations.
Transas announced that has signed a partnership agreement with Satcom Global to add integrated connectivity to THESIS, its unified platform for digital operations on ships and in shore-based offices. Satcom Global is an established provider of global satellite services to the maritime industry.
Digital solutions company, Transas and global marine electronics company, Japan Radio Company, announced their new strategic cooperation. The two companies will work together in research and development, product distribution and project collaboration, driving growth and accelerating innovation.
EGD Shipholding AS has joined Klaveness as partner in two combination carriers under construction in China. The agreement includes possibilities for further co-investments.
Bureau Veritas has entered into a strategic partnership with Dassault Systèmes www.3ds.com, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, in which Bureau Veritas will use Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to drive a digital transformation of its services to shipowners and offshore operators.
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