The container ship Mentari Cystal capsized with its starboard resting on bottom along pier at Teluk Lamong Terminal, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, on November 15, 2020.
On 1 November 2020, F-drones announced that it completed the world’s first commercial drone delivery at night in Singapore.
Oil major BP has deployed Boston Dynamics’ robot ‘Spot’ on one of its oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, to enhance safety of operations by reducing the number of people onboard.
Biofuels used in transport are set to experience their first annual decline in two decades, driven by the wider plunge in transport fuel demand this year as well as lower fossil fuel prices reducing the economic attractiveness of biofuels, IEA says in a new report.
The Greek-flagged tanker ”Efesos” collided with a fishing vessel off Adana, Turkey. First information reports that 4 have lost their lives, while another person is missing.
In light of the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound, Brunswick, Georgia, salvage operators started cutting the first bow section of the capsized vessel.
What used to be considered the “future of work” has already arrived, with the COVID-19 accelerating automation expected to displace 85 million jobs by 2025, new data by the World Economic Forum suggests.
On October 27, the container ship Maersk Launceston collided with the Hellenic Navy minesweeper Kallisto off Piraeus. The minesweeper was damaged significanlty, while two crewmembers were injured.
The vessel Altera Wave is is built to DNV GL’s Battery Power notation and has a battery pack of 1808kWh installed. Based on its latest trial, the vessel is able to maintain 6-7 knots for almost 20 minutes on batteries only.
As the video shows, BW LPG successfully started sea and gas trials for Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) BW Gemini which has been retrofitted with pioneering LPG dual-fuel propulsion technology.
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