Hapag-Lloyd has committed to making new investments in digitalisation and automation over the next five years, as it unveiled details of its new ‘Strategy 2023’ corporate plan.
IT executives from container shipping heavyweights A.P. Moller – Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and Ocean Network Express have announced plans to establish a new association to encourage collaboration on digitalisation, standardisation and interoperability in the container shipping industry.
Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Poseidon Navigation Services as the supplier of all chart management services for the fleet managed by Hapag-Lloyd Hamburg, as part of a deal that includes Poseidon’s Challenger software platform to manage weekly updates for all Admiralty products, both paper and digital.
Hapag-Lloyd has agreed a five-year deal with Inmarsat to migrate approximately 80 owned ships to services enabled for Fleet Xpress.
Hapag-Lloyd is to begin a pilot programme to carry out the first real-world trials of the XVELA cloud-based vessel stowage and collaboration platform. Hapag-Lloyd is the first ocean carrier to sign on to the pilot.
DNV GL reports that Hapag-Lloyd is preparing to become the world’s first shipowner certified as ready for EU MRV (monitoring, reporting and verification) emissions regulations set to be finalised later this year.
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