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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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Crowley Maritime Promotes Tim Bush as Vice President

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Crowley Maritime Corp. on 23 May 2018 announced that Tim Bush has been promoted to vice president and deputy general counsel. In his new position, Bush will help support the company’s growth as a leading provider of solutions for the U.S. government and various public-sector …

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Nitin Gadkari Meets Indonesian Minister of Maritime Affairs

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Taking ahead the bilateral relations between India & Republic of Indonesia, Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Shipping,  Road Transport & Highways and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation met General (Retd.) Luhut Binser Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs of Indonesia, in …

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APL Further Reduces Fleet Carbon Emissions in 2017

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: APL on 10 May announced a 50.7% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions per transported container per kilometer in 2017, compared to its base level in 2009. This achievement marks APL’s eighth consecutive year of improved environmental performance, as reported in the Business for Social Responsibility’s …

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Blockchain Technology Set to Renew and Ease Ship Registration

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Having to travel halfway around the world, which today is common practice when ships are traded, could become a thing of the past due to digitalisation. By using Blockchain technology, the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs aims to significantly reduce administrative burdens in …

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Indian Register of Shipping Secures Information Security Management System Certification ISO 27001

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Leading international classification society, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has secured ISO/IEC 27001 certification for its Information Security Management System from British Standards Institution (BSI). The ISO 27001 standard requires the management to systematically examine its organisation’s information security risks – threats, vulnerabilities and impacts, …

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