COSCO Shipping Ports Limited (CSP) has announced a new partnership with Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, which will see the companies jointly run a new Center of Excellence (CoE) to support implementation projects of Navis systems across CSP’s portfolio of assets, as well as ongoing optimisation of CSP’s infrastructure.
A group of nine ocean carriers and terminal operators have agreed to form a consortium to develop the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), an open digital platform based on blockchain distributed ledger technology.
COSCO has released a statement confirming that all of its communication channels, including telephone, e-mail, and electronic data exchange, have been restored following a network breakdown reported on July 25th as the result of an apparent ransomware attack.
ABB has agreed a deal to supply the OCTOPUS software package from its Ability Marine Advisory System for a fleet of heavy lift vessels servicing the expansion of a giant oil field in Kazakhstan, to assist in mapping the safest and most efficient routes for the vessels.
The newbuild COSCO Shipping Aries has become the first container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM’ for autonomous or remote control of its energy management system, in compliance with the revised version of LR’s Cyber-enabled ships ShipRight procedure, issued in December 2017.
China COSCO Shipping (CCS) Group has ordered MACS3 loading computers from Navis Carrier Solutions for three 20,000 TEU container vessels currently under construction at Shanghai Wai Gao Qiao shipyard in China, scheduled for completion between April 2017 and February 2018.
COSCO Shipping Lines and Marorka have signed a fleet-wide contract which will see the Chinese shipping giant deploy Marorka’s Energy Management and Operational Performance systems on board all of its container vessels.
ABB is to supply its onboard motion monitoring and forecasting system to the Xiang Rui Kou heavy lift vessel, which will complete delivery of the software to the entire Cosco Heavy Transport fleet.
Raytheon Anschütz has announced new contracts for the delivery of its Synapsis Integrated Navigation Systems (INS) to five 14,500 TEU container vessels being built at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding for COSCO Container Lines.
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