Featured Articles
Are you ready for the future?
06/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Maritime is now waking up to the opportunity of digital transformation. Is your organisation?
Gertsen Global appointed global distributor of an innovative disinfectant concept
05/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Gertsen Global, a young brand under the umbrella of Danish based company Hans Buch now introduces a multi-purpose biocidal disinfectant from UK based Steri-7.
CrewConnect Global, the World’s Largest and Most Influential Event for the Marine HR Community
25/09/2017 MARPRO Team
As a Marpro subscriber, you’re entitled to a 20% discount off the standard CrewConnect Global Booking price! To redeem your discount
Win a free delegate pass to Crew Connect Global - Manila, 2017
25/09/2017 MARPRO Team
Subscribe to the weekly MARPRO newsletter and participate in the draw for one free admission pass to CrewConnect Global in Manila, value 1.399£
Latest Articles
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Shipboard cyber risk management
16/10/2017 MARPRO Team
On June 19th, a vessel transiting the Black Sea reported a crippling GPS disruption. Drawing upon years of sea time and training, the crew safely navigated the vessel using dead reckoning and properly reported the interference.
16/10/2017 MARPRO Team
When she entered the world of pump engineering at the age of 30, largely by default, Caroline Houghton’s peers wagered that she wouldn’t last more than a fiscal quarter in the male-dominated industry.
Invitation to free Shipping2030 Webinar
16/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Blockchain: How can it be applied in the Maritime Industry? Live on November 1, 2017 at 4:00pm GMT.
Drew Marine Signal and Safety renamed as WesCom Signal and Rescue
16/10/2017 MARPRO Team
The world’s leading marine distress signal company, Drew Marine Signal and Safety, is to have a new name – WesCom Signal and Rescue.
US Navy 242nd Birthday Motivational Video
13/10/2017 MARPRO Team
An amazing movie about US navy
DNV GL’s new Virtual Trial application brings CFD simulation to every desktop
13/10/2017 MARPRO Team
DNV GL’s new “Virtual Trial” application allows yards and owners to use computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation to analyze, compare and benchmark the fuel efficiency of hull design variants at full-scale.
Free Webinar: Become a Commercial Drone Pilot
13/10/2017 MARPRO Team
The commercial drone industry is growing at a rapid rate as UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) technology improves. As a result there is a growing demand for skilled, CAA approved drone pilots.
170 years of Siemens: from an inner courtyard to the cloud
13/10/2017 MARPRO Team
On October 12, 1847, the predecessor of today's Siemens AG was founded in a workshop tucked away at the back of a Berlin courtyard.
AMELS signs new 78-metre full custom yacht
10/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS is pleased to announce a new order for a 78-metre AMELS Full Custom yacht (256 ft) by Espen Øino with the contract signed during the Monaco Yacht Show 2017.
Gas4Sea selected by Statoil for LNG bunkering in Rotterdam
10/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Gas4Sea partners - ENGIE, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK - have been selected by Norwegian multinational energy group Statoil to be their LNG marine fuel supplier in the port of Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, for four crude shuttle tankers.
Our Ocean: Arctic Commitment Seeks Partners on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban
10/10/2017 MARPRO Team
The Our Ocean conference in Malta was the venue for the launch of an an international initiative to end use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by Arctic shipping.
10/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Unifeeder offer multimodal shipment by the world’s first LNG container vessel.
One step closer to synthetic fuel made from seawater
04/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL) Materials Science & Technology Division and Chemistry Division have received a U.S. patent for an Electrolytic-Cation Exchange Module (E-CEM), a key step in synthetic fuel production from seawater.
New vessel type from ESVAGT purpose-built for wind farms far out to sea
04/10/2017 MARPRO Team
In recent years, Esbjerg-based ESVAGT has focused on designing vessels for servicing large offshore wind farms located far out to sea.
10 aliens that will make you want ballast water management systems on your ship
04/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Here, we collated the 10 most infamous cases of alien invasions which plagued the seas and affected economies and even human life!
Rolls-Royce joins forces with Google Cloud to help make autonomous ships a reality
03/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Google to develop further its intelligent awareness systems which are making existing vessels safer and are essential to making autonomous ships a reality.
The Cyber Threat is Real
03/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Throughout National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October in US, the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6) will describe the things you can do, to protect yourself and the Navy from cyber threats.
Damen appoints new Sales Director Cruise New Building
03/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Andrea Trevisan as its new Sales Director Cruise New Building. The announcement coincides with Damen’s ambitions to further expand its standing in the Expedition and small size Cruise Vessels market.
NYK Celebrates Its 132nd Anniversary - extract of Presidents Speech
03/10/2017 MARPRO Team
NYK president Tadaaki Naito marked the 132nd anniversary of NYK’s founding by addressing company employees at the NYK head office in Tokyo on October 2. A summary of his speech is provided.
Hapag-Lloyd recycles three container ships in an environmentally friendly manner
03/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Three of UASC’s A4-class units taken from the market / Environmentally friendly dismantling at certified shipyards in Turkey and China / Hapag-Lloyd an industry pioneer as a result
EU must invest in mobility
02/10/2017 MARPRO Team
Mobility is an absolute necessity for increasing the wealth and creating jobs in Europe. 30 European organisations call for an increased investment in transportation through the so-called CEF-funding – a move supported by Danish Shipping.
CEO's editorial - NORDEN NEWS Magazine Autumn 2017
29/09/2017 MARPRO Team
Flexibility is one of NORDEN’s core values and a contributing factor in ensuring that customers receive a service which satisfies the very high demands you can rightfully make on a company like NORDEN.
Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards: Maersk awarded The Grand Prix award for campaign
29/09/2017 MARPRO Team
Maersk's "The Heart of Trade" campaign was awarded The Grand Prix award at the prestigious Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards on September 28th 2017.
Maersk Training interested in establishing a Training Centre in Tenerife
28/09/2017 MARPRO Team
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador, held a meeting with Mr Claus Bihl, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MAERSK TRAINING to analyze the feasibility of establishing an International Training Center in Dynamic Positioning in Tenerife
15,000-TEU container ship will be delivered to Hapag-Lloyd
28/09/2017 MARPRO Team
“Al Jmeliyah” will be handed over in South Korea / Comprehensive newbuild programme completed / Fleet is one of the youngest and most modern in the industry
NORDEN enters into long-term contract on transportation of road salt from Chile
28/09/2017 MARPRO Team
NORDEN has entered into a 10-year contract on transportation of road salt from Chile.
DNV GL creates new 1,000 strong organization to accelerate digital drive
28/09/2017 MARPRO Team
DNV GL establishes a dedicated Digital Solutions organization by consolidating its digital business across the Group, to be headed by Elisabeth Heggelund Tørstad.
Only few stand spaces available at Europort in Rotterdam
28/09/2017 MARPRO Team
In exactly 6 weeks from today, Europort 2017 will open its doors in Rotterdam Ahoy bringing together the global marine industry. Currently 1,000 industry leaders from all over the world have already confirmed their participation in this year’s event.
Rolls-Royce acquires Technology for the electrically-assisted Charging of MTU engines
28/09/2017 MARPRO News
Rolls-Royce has acquired from G+L innotec the exclusive rights of use for a new technology for the electrically-assisted charging of off-highway combustion engines in the power range above 450 kW.
Damen displays leading position in global OPV market
28/09/2017 MARPRO Team
Damen Shipyards Group has compiled a comprehensive summary of its worldwide shipbuilding activities regarding Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs).
Blue Denmark is launching a new ambitious research and innovation project
26/09/2017 MARPRO Team
The maritime innovation project Blue INNOship focused on developing green and energy-efficient solutions. Now the work with the successor Blue INNOship II is in progress, and the focus here is on digitization and new business models.
Damen to open Service Hub in Russian Black Sea port
21/09/2017 MARPRO Team
Damen Shipyards Group has announced plans to establish a Service Hub in the Russian port of Novorossiysk in a Letter of Intent (LOI) signed with Delo Group of companies.
Rolls-Royce and Inmarsat sign ship energy management agreement
21/09/2017 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce and Inmarsat have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to have the option to make the company’s Energy Management system available via Inmarsat Maritime’s Fleet Xpress high-speed broadband service.
Integrated navigation systems from Raytheon Anschütz for six new Spliethoff ships
21/09/2017 MARPRO Team
The Dutch shipping company Spliethoff selected Raytheon Anschütz to engineer and deliver Synapsis NX integrated navigation systems (INS) for six innovative, ice-classed multi-purpose vessels.
A.P. Moller - Maersk has today signed an agreement to sell Maersk Tankers A/S
20/09/2017 MARPRO Team
Maersk Tankers sold for USD 1,171 mill in an all cash transaction
New warning on hazards of carrying bauxite by ship
20/09/2017 MARPRO Team
A new warning that bauxite may become unstable when carried in bulk on a ship, potentially causing the vessel to capsize, has been issued by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
J. Lauritzen Chairman backing new “Global Maritime Forum”
20/09/2017 MARPRO Team
The Global Maritime Forum is a global platform for high-level leaders from the entire maritime spectrum aiming to effect positive long-term change for the industry and for society.
20/09/2017 MARPRO Team
A full 2017 report from K-Line published so all stakeholders better understand “K” Line’s corporate activities and the Company’s perspective for the medium- and long-term.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA - Capital Markets Day 2017 presentations
19/09/2017 MARPRO Team
A very interesting unique insight into Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics. The history of the group, the challenges they see coming and how they will deal with them.
Hapag-Lloyd Orders 7,700 New Reefer Containers
18/09/2017 MARPRO Team
Investment volume after merger with UASC exceeds order quantity of prior years / Enhancement of Controlled Atmosphere technology / Production to begin in September 2017
Europort 2017
BWM Tech Seminar
Gertsen Global
Green Shipping Summit
CrewConnect Global 2017
Shipping2030 North America
Shipping2030 North America
V Track Seminar