Hutchison Ports Gdynia (GCT) achieves four million TEU milestone

Hutchison Ports Gdynia, a member of Hutchison Ports Group, yesterday reached a milestone of handling four million TEU since the commencement of operations in March 2006. The 4th million container was discharged from the Durande, serving Hapag-Lloyd’s NPX (North Sea Poland Express) service. Since 2005, Hutchison Ports has carried out a number of investment programmes […]

Women in shipping present unified voice at global AGM

WISTA International – the global voice for female managers within the shipping industry – held its Annual General Meeting today (Thursday) as a virtual event attracting more than 500 representatives from its worldwide membership. As the world’s leading professional body for women working in the maritime industry, the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) […]

ShipMoney enhances account security

Maritime Payment Solutions, LLC (d/b/a ShipMoney), a global, industry-leading provider of payment solutions for maritime companies, announced today the introduction of ShipMoney Secure, a security feature developed to help keep seafarer accounts safe from cyber-attacks. With ShipMoney Secure, users will register their personal device(s) to ensure that transactions are only initiated from the seafarer’s account.   […]

Winds of decarbonisation are strengthening

Even with the current restrictions and challenges that face the shipping industry with the pandemic and the latest low oil prices, wind-assisted propulsion solutions are still making headway as the decarbonisation drive in the industry accelerates and companies are looking for technology solutions that are market ready and have the potential to deliver substantial savings […]