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Hempaguard –The Paint That Launched 1000 Ships

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hempel – the leading global coatings manufacturer – has applied Hempaguard®, its award-winning fouling defence coating, to more than 1000 ships. The one thousandth full-vessel coating was achieved in April. The unrivalled fuel-saving properties of Hempaguard means that, collectively, the owners of these 1000 vessels …

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ArcticWeb Finds New Home in Norway

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The roles and responsibilities between the partners behind ArcticWeb will change from 1 June 2018. The Norwegian Coastal Administration will take over the ownership and operation of ArcticWeb. ​The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) will continue as data-provider and advisory board member. ArcticWeb is a web …

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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, MHPS Launch Advanced SOx Abatement System

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (Mitsubishi Shipbuilding) and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) have jointly launched the most advanced SOx abatement system, ACTIVE FUNNEL. It is a funnel which contains an optimally shaped exhaust gas scrubbing structure which reduces sulfur dioxide (SO2) in the exhaust …

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Air Freight Growth Recovers Slightly in April, Up 4.1%

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 4.1% in April 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This was up from the 1.8% growth in annual demand …

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DP World Closes Acquisition of Cosmos Agencia Marítima, Peru

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Global trade enabler DP World, on 28 May 2018 announced the successful closing of the acquisition of Cosmos Agencia Marítima S.A.C. (CAM) in Peru. On 18 March, DP World and Andino Investment Holding announced an agreement for DP World to acquire 100% of the shares …

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Kerry Logistics Acquires Freight Forwarding Company S.A.S. in South Africa

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Kerry Logistics Network Limited on 28 May 2018 announced the acquisition of Shipping and Airfreight Services (Pty) Limited (S.A.S.), a well-established freight forwarding and logistics company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Established 30 years ago, S.A.S. provides its international customers with flexible logistics solutions. With …

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