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Kongsberg Digital and OceanHub becomes partners
11/06/2018 MARPRO Team
OceanHub’s community platform will be available on Kognifai as Kongsberg Digital and OceanHub becomes partners.
Macnor Marine appoints new agent in Scandinavia
04/06/2018 MARPRO Team
Established in 2002 in Rio de Janeiro, Macnor Marine is a consultancy and agency company, dedicated to the Brazilian maritime industry.
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Transformation in Recruitment and HR prefaced by Data Analytic Tools
14/06/2018 Gunter Schütze, M. Eng., Master Mariner
The article “How Big Data and Analytics are Transforming Recruitment and HR” is informative because it is a pleading for a data based and data analyzing recruiting.
Looking for a specialist with a maritime background?
11/06/2018 MARPRO Team
It takes one to know one is an old saying. We believe that this applies to headhunting too.
Connectivity now fundamental to seafarer happiness.
11/06/2018 MARPRO Team
The Mission to Seafarers today published the latest of its ongoing Seafarer Happiness Index reports, which revealed a growing link between onboard connectivity and seafarer happiness levels.
ABB Turbocharging Service Point opening at MMS shipyard in Limassol, Cyprus
11/06/2018 MARPRO Team
ABB Turbocharging and Multimarine Services Ltd (MMS) have agreed an ABB Turbocharging Service Point will open at the MMS shipyard facility at Limassol Port, Cyprus.
UK Hydrographic Office releases new API to give developers easy access to UK tidal data
11/06/2018 MARPRO Team
The UK Hydrographic Office has released a new ADMIRALTY application programming interface (API) that puts UK tidal data in the hands of software developers.
Europort Romania maintains its position as the premier Black Sea maritime event
11/06/2018 MARPRO Team
Exhibitors highly appreciate unique and exclusive character of networking event.
Survey on Gender Equality and Cultural Awareness
11/06/2018 MARPRO Team
The international team of researchers in the "Gender Equality and Cultural Awareness in Maritime Education and Training" (GECAMET) study invites you to fill a questionnaire.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen expands the fleet
11/06/2018 MARPRO Team
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean welcomes MV Titus, with a capacity of 8000 cars, to its fleet of neo-panamax vessels.
Posidonia anchors maritime world
11/06/2018 MARPRO Team
Deals galore and trend-setting on display as global shipping renews Posidonia rendezvous for 2020.
Think like hackers, act like engineers
11/06/2018 MARPRO Team
Industry needs to ‘think like hackers, act like engineers’ says leading cyber expert ahead of major industry conference.
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22/05/2018 MARPRO Team
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Rolls-Royce completes sale of L’Orange to Woodward Inc
04/06/2018 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce confirms that completion of the sale of its fuel injector business, L’Orange, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, to Colorado-based Woodward Inc. took place on 1 June.
Seawork launch Superyacht build, refit and repair trail
04/06/2018 MARPRO Team
A new trail will be unveiled at Seawork this July, focusing on Superyacht Build, Refit and Repair.
A new pace of construction at the Turku shipyard
04/06/2018 MARPRO Team
A month after the successful delivery of New Mein Schiff 1, the next ship in line, New Mein Schiff 2, has been today floated out at Meyer Turku shipyard.
Wärtsilä solutions chosen for new environmentally-friendly dredger
04/06/2018 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä will provide the engines, propellers, and control system for a new, large-size hopper dredger being built by the Netherlands-based shipbuilding company Damen Shipyards Group.
BIMCO June 2018 Market Outlook
04/06/2018 Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO
A mixed bag in the container shipping market. Recovery still on track for 2018 in dry bulk - 2019/2020 looks less promising.
Impa and ShipServ extends partnership
04/06/2018 MARPRO Team
ShipServ to play key role in driving greater use and availability of IMPA codes, thereby increasing efficiencies in procurement
Cruising Ahead: An Overview of The Maritime Industry
30/05/2018 Written by Sam Aubry, Consultant, Maritime & Shipp
Cruises have long been a holiday favourite. Stopping at a variety of destinations and with luxury on-board facilities, tourists worldwide choose to spend their summers on the seas.
 American P&I’s Essential Best Practices and Regulatory Guidance for Shipowners and Operators
28/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Following its long tradition of advisory service to maritime operators, the American P&I Club has issued two comprehensive shipowners’ guides to regulatory compliance; Welcome to Greater China and Welcome to the USA.
UK Hydrographic Office appoints Chief Technology Officer
28/05/2018 MARPRO Team
The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced the appointment of Terry Makewell to the position of Chief Technology Officer.
The World’s Dirtiest Fuel will be Banned from Arctic Shipping.
28/05/2018 MARPRO Team
The Clean Arctic Alliance has good news to share regarding real progress towards a ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil (HFO) as marine fuel in Arctic waters.
UK Chamber launches guidelines for seafarer mental welfare policy
28/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Mental illness is estimated to cost UK businesses £30 billion every year through lost production, recruitment and absence.
Energizing American Shipbuilding Act introduced
28/05/2018 MARPRO Team
US Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Chairman of the Senate has introduced the “Energizing American Shipbuilding Act.”
Semco Maritime receives an important rig order in Norway
28/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Semco Maritime has been chosen to prepare the Floatel Victory accommodation rig for a new assignment for Maersk Oil in the UK sector.
Compensation for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes a step closer
28/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Denmark has presented its plan to ratify the 2010 International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea.
Maritime Industry Awards - Maersk Leads the Way
25/05/2018 MARPRO Team
A.P. Moller - Maersk has been nominated in two categories at the Maritime2020 Summit Industry Awards that will take place on June 19th in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Digitalisation and Collaboration on the agenda at the Maritime CIO Forum in London on 21 June
23/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Digitalisation is re-shaping the business world and is increasingly important for competitive edge.
Rolls-Royce MT30 marine gas turbine selected to power Japan’s new frigate
22/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce has been selected to supply its MT30 gas turbine to power a new class of frigates for the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF).
Norsepower wins prestigious WWF 2018 climate solver award
22/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Wind-assisted propulsion technology company is the only honouree from the shipping sector in the Nordic awards.
New CEO of the UK Chamber of Shipping
22/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Bob Sanguinetti has been appointed as the Chief Executive of the UK Chamber of Shipping.
Eniram signs MoU to participate in Project Forward for developing new generation of bulk carriers
22/05/2018 MARPRO Team
The project has developed a dry bulk carrier vessel that features an unprecedented high level of energy efficiency.
Whitepaper examining the benefits of Blending-on-Board
22/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Maersk Fluid Technology publishes whitepaper examining the benefits of Blending-on-Board on system oil
A.P. Møller - Mærsk reports unsatisfactory earnings
22/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Søren Skou: "At the same time, on the short-term performance, our result especially in the ocean related part of the business was unsatisfactory."
Improved reporting formalities are crucial
22/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Administrative burdens must be removed and reporting formalities on port calls must be digitized. An amendment to the Reporting Formalities Directive will facilitate the life of shipping companies and strengthen maritime transport within the EU.
Damen strengthens female presence in the maritime industry
22/05/2018 MARPRO Team
Damen’s Head of Communications, Sylvia Boer, has recently been appointed President of the Netherlands chapter of WISTA – the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association.
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