Remote-Controlled Vessel Transports Containers Between The Belgium-Based Ports Of Antwerp And Zeebrugge
An automated, the remote-controlled barge has successfully travelled from the Belgian ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge to transfer containers across one of the busiest rivers in the world. The remote-controlled barge called Deseo is supervised by Seafar’s control centre to support automated navigation that involves a reduced crew number and the cooperation of multiple state agencies that boost the Flanders drive to become a pioneer in the arena of waterway innovations. Seafar has established its strong presence as a European pioneer in strategizing the operational integration of state-of-the-art technologies to facilitate the modern-day concept of self-autonomous navigation in the long run. Seafar has been consistent in developing the new-age technology to automate vessels and supervise the operations from land-based control centers. The centralized control station is well-equipped with a variety of hi-tech systems that are focused on sensor fusion, object detection along with artificial intelligence that will make for smooth, hassle-free navigation soon. Seafar wishes to greatly contribute in envisioning a streamlined future with sustainable sailing.
APM Terminals Introduced New App Called New Vessel Inspection To Encourage Safer Vessel Inspections
APM Terminals has launched a brand-new tool called New Vessel Inspection to provide safer inspections for ships while facilitating cooperation with shipping lines during the port calls. The terminal operator emphasized the need to compile inspection reports after taking a cue from previous cases and the new app will make it far more convenient to exchange information and put stress on safety standards. Maersk has worked closely with APM Terminals in 2020 to enhance the vessel operations and kickstart the vessel inspection solution to sort out urgent issues. The deployment of modern-age technology will allow more freedom to vessel and port operators for boosting the visibility of any environment-related problem that could affect the safety of people while evaluating the countless risks of the operations. A safe working environment is conducive for the well-being of the terminal workers while minimizing the associated risks in day-to-day terminal operations.
Rajasthan Small Industries Corporation Limited Initiated The First Container Train From Jodhpur To APM Terminals Pipavav
The Rajasthan Small Industries Corporation Ltd. (more commonly known as RAJISCO) has been successful in flagging off the first-of-its-kind container train all the way from Jodhpur (ICD Basni) to APM Terminals Pipavav for the purpose of finalizing exports to be shipped to various countries. The launch of the first container train between APM Terminals and ICD Basni was launched by the Division Commissioner and Managing Director at RAJISCO, Dr. Rajesh Sharma and it is being predicted that the direct connectivity will eventually improve the exports of necessary commodities such as handicrafts and guar gum to various markets across the globe while enhancing the competency in both domestic and global trade. There is a high probability of the export train service to intensify the capacity and improve the service delivery to the customers.
Chennai Port- Maduravoyal Elevated Expressway Corridor Will Undergo A Further Design Change To Enhance The Speedy Movement Of Shipment
The initial foundation for the Chennai Port- Maduravoyal Elevated Expressway Corridor was laid by the former Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh, in March 2008 and it extends across a stretch of 19 kilometers. The project involved a huge investment of Rs 1,468 crores and was unfortunately delayed in 2011 due to lack of environmental clearance and alignment issues that had cropped up. Of recent, the Chennai Port - Maduravoyal Elevated Expressway Corridor will have to go through yet another design change to build a two-layer corridor to encourage the speedy movement of the shipment. It has been decided that the well-reputed L&T organization will be responsible for providing the updated design for the expressway corridor.
Golden Ocean Group Has Signed A Deal To Purchase 18 Modern Dry Bulk Vessels Fitted With Scrubbers
Golden Ocean Group has earned its reputation by being a well-established dry bulk shipping organization and it has now given the green signal to a Heads of Agreement to acquire 18 new-age dry bulk ships that are fitted with hi-tech scrubbers from Hemen Holding, which is popular as the largest shareholder under Golden Ocean Group. The 18 dry bulk vessels consist of 10 Newcastlemax vessels (as constructed in the period between 2019 and 2021) and 8 Kamsarmax vessels (as constructed in the period between 2020 and 2021) and will prove beneficial in diminishing the cash break-even levels to strengthen the fleet renewal strategy by Golden Ocean Group.