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New promotional video for MARPRO Search and Selection
13/12/2018 MARPRO Team
MARPRO have just launched a new promotional video for use online, produced by our video partner Elite Media Group. See the video below the article. Read More
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 Maersk sets net Zero Co2 emission target by 2050
10/12/2018 MARPRO Team
A.P. Moller - Maersk aims at having carbon neutral vessels commercially viable by 2030 and calls for strong industry involvement. Read More
Ban on open loop scrubbers in Singapore - statement from EGCSA
10/12/2018 MARPRO Team
The IMO legislated to introduce a 0.5 % sulphur cap for all shipping vessels from 2020 with the aim of protecting human health and the marine environment from noxious sulphur dioxide emissions. Read More
The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Astronomy
10/12/2018 Jenny Brown
This guide will explain how to get started with astronomy. We’ll cover practical issues like basic equipment and potential stargazing locations, along with ideas for activities. Read More
Early completion expected for Horns Rev 3
10/12/2018 MARPRO Team
Although the official announcement mentions 2020, Horns Rev 3 is expected to be complete as early as in May 2019. The 'halfway cake' has already been eaten to celebrate that half the turbines have been erected. Read More
Autonomous does not mean unmanned
10/12/2018 MARPRO Team
INDUSTRY DATABASE Seawork sponsor and exhibitor, ABB and Helsinki City Transport have taken the next step in autonomous shipping with a remote trial of a passenger ferry, a world first. Read More
DP World has completed the acquisition of Unifeeder
10/12/2018 MARPRO Team
The acquisition process which has been initiated in the summer of 2018 has finally come to a close. Unifeeder Group is now part of the DP World Group, a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain. Read More
Maritime Blockchain Labs announce real-world testing phase
10/12/2018 MARPRO Team
Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a partnership set up between Lloyd’s Register Foundation and BLOC to explore the use of blockchain for the assurance and safety of critical infrastructure. Read More
INMEX China 2018 Returns Rejuvenated with New Extension on Cruise Shipbuilding
10/12/2018 MARPRO Team
The international maritime event in the South China Sea, the three-day expo will feature a new multi-aspect extension dedicated to the cruise industrial community. Read More
Trade war leading to headwinds for the fragile dry bulk recovery
03/12/2018 Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO
“The weaknesses in Panamax and Supramax earnings in recent weeks is likely to be linked to the lower demand for seaborne transportation of US soya bean exports as compared to previous seasons” Read More
Alfa Laval has successfully completed tests with zero holding time
03/12/2018 MARPRO Team
Alfa Laval has successfully completed additional tests at the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) to verify the biological efficacy of Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 without holding time. Read More
World’s first iVLOC delivered with DNV GL class
03/12/2018 MARPRO Team
The world’s first intelligent very large ore carrier (iVLOC), the DNV GL-classed Pacific Vision, was delivered by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard to China Merchants Energy Shipping Company. Read More
New international initiative on biofouling
03/12/2018 MARPRO Team
A new international effort to combat the negative environmental impacts of the transfer of aquatic species through ships has been launched this week. Read More
NORDEN conducts first ever test voyage on CO2 neutral biofuel
03/12/2018 MARPRO Team
NORDEN has successfully finalised a test voyage with a large commercial ocean-going vessel being powered by CO2 neutral biofuel. * International NGO supports NORDEN’s attempt to take action and reduce global warming. Read More
Virgin Voyages reveals plans for Miami terminal
03/12/2018 MARPRO Team
The new Virgin Voyages Terminal will be located on the northwest side of the port in Miami, giving it incredible views of the city’s skyline. Read More
Wärtsilä broadens its Smart Marine portfolio
03/12/2018 MARPRO Team
Wärtsilä broadens its Smart Marine portfolio with addition of high-speed, compact engine: The Wärtsilä 14 Read More
World’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry
03/12/2018 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry. Read More
A new age for Norwegian shipping
26/11/2018 MARPRO Team
It’s about more than maritime. Harald Solberg, CEO of the Norwegian Shipping Association, sees a world of opportunity from his office overlooking Oslo. Read More
Electrochlorination remains preferred BWTS of choice for vessels with large flows and hazardous zone
26/11/2018 MARPRO Team
De Nora addresses common misconceptions relating to chlorine, hydrogen and system configuration. Read More
BIMCO Oil Tanker and Dry Bulk shipping market outlook No.4
26/11/2018 MARPRO Team
Tanker Shipping: Winter is coming, random shocks can be powerful – but only fundamental improvements last. Dry Bulk Shipping: BDI weakness in Q4, as the trade war limits demand growth and demolitions stall. Read More
NYK Looks to FinTech to Realize Cashless Ships
26/11/2018 MARPRO Team
NYK is currently considering the establishment of a new network that will enable onboard financial settlements through the remittance of electronic money (e-money). Read More
Hapag-Lloyd retrofits ten vessels with Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems
26/11/2018 MARPRO Team
Hapag-Lloyd has ordered ten Hybrid Ready Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS), which will be gradually installed to ten of Hapag-Lloyd’s Hamburg class vessels (13,000 TEU) during 2019 and 2020. Read More
Rolls-Royce to supply MTU generator sets for refurbishment of UK Type 45 naval vessels
26/11/2018 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce is to supply 18 MTU Series 4000 diesel generator sets to BAE Systems as part of the Power Improvement Project (PIP) to increase the resilience of the power and propulsion system in all six Type 45 destroyers. Read More
Damen announces new service accommodation and transfer vessel
26/11/2018 MARPRO Team
Damen Shipyards Group has recently announced a new design. The Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3410 service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV). Read More
Introducing Raa Labs – Speeding up maritime digitalisation
26/11/2018 MARPRO Team
Raa Labs, a digital start-up backed by 157 years of maritime experience, launches today. Raa Labs will enable maritime companies to harness data, drive digitalisation and adopt technology. Read More
NYK Promotes Decarbonization through Exploratory Design of NYK Super Eco Ship 2050
19/11/2018 MARPRO Team
As a part of the NYK Group’s medium-term management plan “Staying Ahead 2022 with Digitalization and Green,” a new future concept ship has been designed. Read More
Wärtsilä launches SceneScan, the first targetless laser sensor for offshore wind farms
19/11/2018 MARPRO Team
SceneScan Monopole is the first laser sensor developed for offshore wind farm applications where the need for installing fixed reflective targets is eliminated. Read More
 A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S grows across the business
19/11/2018 MARPRO Team
In the third quarter of 2018, A.P. Moller - Maersk progresses in the strategic business transformation, reporting growth in both Ocean and non-Ocean with a total revenue increase of 31% to USD 10.1bn, 12% excluding Hamburg Süd. Read More
Norsepower raises €3.6M in new equity funding
19/11/2018 MARPRO Team
Norsepower Oy Ltd. has announced that it has concluded its equity financing round, raising €3.6million in funding to drive the company’s expansion and growth plans. Read More
Hapag-Lloyd and others plan to establish a container shipping association
19/11/2018 MARPRO Team
A.P. Moller – Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and Ocean Network Express plan to establish container shipping association. Read More
PJ Diesel Engineering official preferred IMPA Act Supplier
19/11/2018 MARPRO Team
IMPA has been developing a comprehensive program of engagement in the art and science of responsible supply chain management. PJ Diesel Engineering is now recognized as IMPA ACT Preferred Supplier Read More
Hurtigruten will sail on dead fish
19/11/2018 MARPRO Team
In a few years, Hurtigruten has built itself up to become the world's greenest cruise company. Now the company's ships will sail on dead fish and waste. Read More
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