Motion Ventures, the consortium-driven investment fund powered by Rainmaking, has launched today with a S$30M target. Wilhelmsen and HHLA have been confirmed as anchor investors to accelerate start-ups solving maritime value chain hurdles with strategic capital and support.
BIMCO has announced that its currently used SHIPMAN 2009 agreement for use with autonomous ships is being adapted and adjusted, with the first version expected for publication in 2021.
Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division and thyssenkrupp have signed a joint venture letter of intent to re-examine and optimise the production and delivery process of 3D printed spare parts for the maritime market.
Kongsberg Maritime and Massterly (a Kongsberg Wilhelmsen joint venture) have signed contracts with the Norwegian grocery distributor ASKO to equip two new vessels with autonomous technology, and to manage its operations at sea.
Wilhelmsen Ship Management headquartered in Singapore and the Hamburg-based asset and investment manager MPC Capital AG have agreed to combine their activities in the technical management of container ships. Wilhelmsen Ship Management acquires a 50 per cent stake in Ahrenkiel Steamship GmbH & Co KG, the technical container ship manager within the MPC Capital Group.
Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore-based drone delivery provider F-drones, for last mile delivery of its 3D printed spare parts.
Berge Mafadi, a Berge Bulk vessel has received the world’s first commercial delivery of 3D printed scupper plugs, as part of Wilhelmsen’s Early Adopter Program.
Wilhelmsen has announced a new partnership with The Things Industry (TTI) and Semtech Corporation that will leverage Semtech’s LoRa devices to help deliver cost-effective, robust and proven IoT solutions to the maritime shipping industry.
Carnival Maritime, Thome Ship Management, OSM Maritime Group, Berge Bulk, Executive Ship Management and Wilhelmsen Ship Management have signed up to Wilhelmsen’s 3DP printing early adopter program (EAP) to begin utilising on-demand additive manufacturing.
Wilhelmsen and Airbus have delivered a variety of small items to working vessels at anchorage via drone technology as part of a drone pilot project in Singapore.
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