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.
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.
EGD Shipholding AS has joined Klaveness as partner in two combination carriers under construction in China. The agreement includes possibilities for further co-investments.
Maersk Line has signed an agreement with RUSAL, a leading global aluminium producer,with the intention to cooperate within cargo transportation for the long term.Under the agreement, RUSAL and Maersk Line will cooperate for the long-term with regards to transport of RUSAL’s products, particularly aluminium and alloys
Great Southern Shipping Australia and Rizhao Port group of China have planned a new container shipping line plying a triangular weekly route from Rizhao, on China’s central east coast, to Brisbane, Sydney, Bell Bay, Melbourne, Fremantle and return.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines , Nippon Yusen Kaisha, “K” Line, Hanjin, Hapag-Lloyd and Yang Ming have agreed to create a new alliance covering all East-West trade lanes namely, Asia-Europe / Mediterranean, Asia-North America West Coast, Asia-North America East Coast, Transatlantic and Asia-Middle East / Persian Gulf / Red Sea.
Kongsberg Maritime has entered a partnership with class society DNV GL to issue Product Certificates for Maritime Simulator Systems required by maritime training providers in order to meet flag state requirements under STCW regulation I/12. The partnership enables Kongsberg to support training providers with an expanded scope of supply with support for mandatory requirements, whilst enabling DNV GL to reduce the overall cost of its certification services for training centres.
MOL announced that will establish a ship-owning joint venture with Viken Shipping AS and participate in a shuttle tanker project
OW Bunker announced that it has entered into a partnership with Colombian fuel marketing and transportation company Petrocosta CI SA
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