Tag: <span>Eastern Pacific Shipping</span>

Kanda receives LR approval for virtual reality LNG bunkering course
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Kanda receives LR approval for virtual reality LNG bunkering course

Maritime start-up Kanda has received approval from Lloyd’s Register for its virtual reality LNG bunkering procedure course, which has been developed in conjunction with Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS). The course delivers a remote immersive digital learning experience to educate and train seafarers on liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering procedures in an easily accessible and enjoyable...

EPS, OCI, and MAN partner to adopt methanol & ammonia as marine fuel
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EPS, OCI, and MAN partner to adopt methanol & ammonia as marine fuel

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with OCI N.V. (OCI) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN) to develop methanol and ammonia as marine fuels to aide in industry-wide decarbonisation and environmental preservation efforts. The partnership involves using select conventional vessels from EPS’ existing tanker fleet that use MAN engines to be...

F-drones raises seed round funding with major shipping companies
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F-drones raises seed round funding with major shipping companies

F-drones, a Singapore-based start-up developing large scale autonomous drones for maritime logistics, has announced its success in raising its seed capital. The round was led by ship manager Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS). The round also saw participation from the Schulte Group, a reputed shipowner and manager with over 135 years of experience, through its venture...

Start-ups demo robotic and AI-based solutions for technology accelerator programme
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Start-ups demo robotic and AI-based solutions for technology accelerator programme

At the end of last year, the Eastern Pacific Accelerator powered by Techstars announced the nine start-ups joining round two of its technology accelerator programme. We spoke with Eastern Pacific Shipping’s (EPS’) special advisor for innovation, Gil Ofer, and managing director of Eastern Pacific Accelerator powered by Techstars, Dhritiman Hui, about the start-ups and the...

Techstars Eastern Pacific Accelerator announces 2020 start-ups
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Techstars Eastern Pacific Accelerator announces 2020 start-ups

Techstars and Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) have announced the nine start-ups to join the 2020 Techstars Eastern Pacific Accelerator program. This year’s class of nine start-ups will continue to address key challenges faced in the modern maritime industry. The 2020 class is made up of start-ups from all over the world- Belgium, Denmark, India, Israel, New...

ME-GI engine completes LNG sea trials
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ME-GI engine completes LNG sea trials

MAN Energy Solutions’ first ME-GI engine featuring its newly-developed Pump Vaporizer Unit (PVU) has successfully completed liquefied natural gas (LNG) trials in Korea. The engine is the first in a series of six neo-Panamax boxships, built by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), and ordered by Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS). Each vessel is powered by...

EPS and Techstars’ start-up accelerator opens applications for year 2
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EPS and Techstars’ start-up accelerator opens applications for year 2

The Eastern Pacific Accelerator Powered by Techstars has announced that applications are now open for the second round of the programme. Following a successful first year, the accelerator programme is welcoming applications for year 2 until 30 August, 2020.  The accelerator, which launched in April 2019, is a mentorship-based initiative formed by EPS and Techstars...

EPS and Techstars accelerate MaritimeTech development through start-up initiative
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EPS and Techstars accelerate MaritimeTech development through start-up initiative

A new initiative formed by Singapore shipping company Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) and technology accelerator Techstars aims to address some of the largest challenges the maritime industry faces today by investing in start-ups. Digital Ship asked Eastern Pacific Shipping’s (EPS’) head of open innovation, Gil Ofer, and Dhritiman Hui, managing director of Techstars to explain...

Eastern Pacific Shipping orders 11 ME-GI engines
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Eastern Pacific Shipping orders 11 ME-GI engines

Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping has ordered five 15,000-teu boxships with scrubbers and requested another six vessels with dual-fuel engine configurations. All vessels will be powered by MAN B&W-branded two-stroke engines. The first five engines with scrubbers will be conventional MAN B&W 11G90ME-C units and are due for delivery between 2019-2020. The six further vessels will...

Eastern Pacific Shipping and Techstars launch start-up accelerator
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Eastern Pacific Shipping and Techstars launch start-up accelerator

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) and Techstars have announced a joint global MaritimeTech start-up accelerator. The EPS MaritimeTech Accelerator Powered by Techstars will be based in EPS’ headquarters in Singapore and will begin accepting applications from April 2019. Ten companies will ultimately be selected to participate in the inaugural class. In November 2019, the class will...