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Kongsberg Digital upgrades German university
29/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Kongsberg Digital wins contract to delivers cutting-edge engine room simulatot to German training institute. Read More
6 things to know about World Maritime Day 2020
28/09/2020 Sophie Partridge-Hicks
Global shipping affects environmental sustainability, humanitarian crises, and the global economy Read More
Cyprus recognise green incentives
28/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Cyprus SDM supports World Maritime Day with plans for new green incentives and continuing efforts to facilitate crew changes Read More
Life below water matters
28/09/2020 MARPRO Team
IEC Telecom Supports World Maritime Day 2020 Initiative with Solutions to Address Overfishing. Read More
Digitalisation is here to stay
28/09/2020 MARPRO Team
The digital transformation is accelerating, and insurers and underwriters must adapt, says IUMI Read More
Pushing for international guidelines for ship/shore communication
28/09/2020 Jeppe Skovbakke Juhl
Standardising and harmonising electronic ship/shore communication for reporting purposes is high on the agenda at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) virtual Facilitation Committee Read More
Inspiring the Future Maritime
28/09/2020 Lorna Wagner
Maritime UK has today launched its new sector-wide industry ambassador programme "Inspiring the Future Maritime" and is calling for colleagues from across the sector to sign up as an ambassador. Read More
Call for procedure for migrant rescue
28/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Open Letter: Shipping industry calls for action to ensure prompt and predictable disembarkations for persons rescued at sea by merchant vessels Read More
Webinar invitation - Women in Bunkers
28/09/2020 MARPRO Team
LQM announce 'Women in Bunkers' webinar Read More
4 areas that impact the marine sector
21/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Navigating changing climates: IUMI President, Richard Turner, identifies four key challenges facing marine insurers. Read More
New Marine Innovation Programme
21/09/2020 MARPRO Team
The UK Hydrographic Office has launched a new innovation programme to help start-ups and innovators develop new solutions that support safe, secure and thriving oceans Read More
Gizat Global Communication ready to help crew healtcare
22/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Gizat has signed an agreement with Aura Air to bring an innovative smart air purity solution to the maritime market. This solution is capable purify indoor air from various pollutants and has proven a 99.9% effectiveness against COVID -19. Read More
Trans-Pacific trade lane hits record
21/09/2020 MARPRO Team
This is BIMCO’s Shipping number of the week: Trans-Pacific short vs long contract freight rate gap hits record USD 2,400 per FEU Read More
Covid-19 recovery for the containership market
21/09/2020 MARPRO Team
The summer surge on the Transpacific was a welcome boost to freight and charter earnings but it is too early to conclude that the worst is over Read More
European Parliament proposal for shipping impact
21/09/2020 MARPRO Team
EP proposal for shipping without impact assessment risks regulatory patchwork and international trade tensions without delivering climate objectives. Read More
Inatech's new product helps segment hit by COVID-19
21/09/2020 MARPRO Team
As small- to mid-size shipping companies recover from the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Glencore’s Inatech has responded to market demand with a new version of its Shiptech bunker fuel management system, called ShiptechLite. Read More
Low carbon prospective for offshore vessel sector
21/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Fast growing offshore windfarms expect low carbon service operations by support vessels, but supplying and handling biofuels is a challenge and the development of ammonia and hydrogen powered vessels still has a long way to go. Read More
New investments at Swire Blue Ocean
17/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) intends to order a new vessel with an option for a second new-build, while planning to invest in new cranes for both Pacific Osprey and Pacific Orca. Read More
SMM 2021 may become purely digital
14/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Maritime Professionals noticed great curiosity from its maritime audience regarding the situation of the SMM exhibition in Hamburg. Previously to be held the 8-11th September 2020, the event is postponed to 2-5 February 2021 due to COVID-19. Read More
BIMCO shipping market overview
15/09/2020 MARPRO Team
This is BIMCOs Q3 Shipping Market Outlook & Overview – September issue. Read More
Smart technology enables remotely operated vessel
15/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Fully redundant and cyber secure satellite communication system installed on first testbed of remotely operated offshore support vessels with no crew onboard Read More
"Its time to talk", Posidonia announces web events
15/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Following the cancellation of the Posidonia Exhibition this October, the organisers are bringing together leading maritime media and organisation Read More
New digital portal allows transparency for Rivertrace's network
15/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Market leading developers of smart water quality monitoring technology, Rivertrace Limited have established a new, web-based calibration portal. Read More
Brookes Bell's Safe Return to Port Solution rolls in the Norwegian fleet
14/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Brookes Bell, the leading international multi-disciplinary marine, scientific and technical consultancy, has been contracted by Norwegian Cruise Line. Read More
Swedish tanker first to LNG bunkering in the U.S
14/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Swedish tanker FURE VEN becomes the first foreign flagged vessel to bunker LNG in the United States, at Eagle LNG’s Talleyrand Bunker Station in Jacksonville Read More
Improved bulkhead design by DNV GL and HHI
14/09/2020 MARPRO Team
DNV GL has presented Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) with a general approval for ship application (GASA) for a new concept of very large crude carriers (VLCCs) with a centreline oil-tight longitudinal bulkhead. Read More
Joint R&D for next-generation fuel
14/09/2020 MARPRO Team
On August 18, NYK, IHI Power Systems Co., Ltd., and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint research and development agreement to put the world's first ammonia-fueled tugboat into practical use. Read More
New Recruitment Assistant at MARPRO
08/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Narjiss Ghajour has joined MARPRO Denmark as Recruitment Assistant. Read More
Bawat and Giantech join hands
08/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Bawat A/S and Giantech are pleased to announce an agreement to provide Singapore based sales and solutions support of Bawat BWMS for maritime and offshore customers in Singapore. Read More
Maersk ask for urgent assistance
04/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Maersk are calling on responsible governments for urgent humanitarian assistance and a safe disembarkation of the 27 people they rescued four weeks ago. Read More
World's first CO2 capture plant on vessel
07/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) announces it will deploy a small-scale, marine-use demonstration plant for CO2 capture onboard a vessel and conduct research and development on compact facility design. Read More
Rolls-Royce breakthrough in AI
07/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce has announced two breakthroughs in artificial intelligence ethics, which could help gain society’s trust of the technology and accelerate the next generation of industrialisation, known as industry 5.0. Read More
Shangai Containerized Freight Index jumps to its highest level
07/09/2020 MARPRO Team
The composite index of the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) jumped to its highest level since September 2012, reaching 1,263.26 on 28 August, and representing a 54.4% increase from 24 April when the SCFI was at its lowest point this year. Read More
New structure between Hamburg Süd and Maersk increases customer proximity
07/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Hamburg, September 1, 2020. In order to boost its customer proximity and deliver more effectively to customers, Hamburg Süd will optimize its organizational structure by the end of the third quarter. Read More
KGH welcomed into the Maersk family
07/09/2020 MARPRO Team
Following the announcement on July 6 2020 and receipt of required competition approvals, A.P. Moller - Maersk has now completed the acquisition of the European customs services specialist to further enhance its logistics and services offering. Read More
SMM confirms conduction of SMM 2021
04/09/2020 Jakob le Fevre, MD, MARPRO
Read this exclusive interview with the responsible manager for SMM. Claus Ulrich Selbach, Business Unit Director at Hamburg Messe und Congress. Read More
DFDS develops ambitious climate plan
02/09/2020 MARPRO Team
DFDS want to become climate neutral by 2050 and are aiming for a relative reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by close to 45% from 2008 to 2030. That corresponds to an approximate reduction of 25-35% between 2019 and 2030. Read More
Wencon is looking for a distributor in Italy
02/09/2020 MARPRO Team
On behalf of Wencon, MARPRO is looking for a relevant company, to become the distributor for Italy. Read More
Singapore revises crew change requirements
31/08/2020 Ai Cheng Foo-Nielsen - BIMCO
To facilitate crew changes in a safe manner and against COVID-19 risks, Singapore revises crew change requirements and sets up Crew Facilitation centre from 1st September 2020. Read More
LNG is the only viable fuel to reduce shipping’s GHG footprint
31/08/2020 MARPRO Team
Peter Keller, Chairman of SEA-LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition advocating for LNG as a marine fuel throughout the entire value chain, has published a new report which offers an in-depth insight into LNG as a marine fuel. Read More
Tanker markets feel the strain of ‘very uncertain year’
31/08/2020 Insights by Maritime Strategies International
Increasing port delays in Asia, US and Europe will provide only limited support and MSI predicts rates will fall further in Q3 Read More
ABB and KONGSBERG announce digitalization collaboration
31/08/2020 MARPRO Team
ABB and Kongsberg have signed a cooperation agreement on edge data collection and ship engine performance analysis. The companies will work towards a common data infrastructure and accelerate the development of value-added digital applications Read More
Remote in-water ship surveys using ROV mark a world first
31/08/2020 MARPRO Team
The world’s first in-water remote ship surveys using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) have been completed by leading classification society, DNV GL. Read More
Data the key to unlocking value for maritime
31/08/2020 Norshipping
DNV GL is at the vanguard of digital developments in maritime and, with Veracity, the group has built a unique platform for users to share, access and utilize data. Read More
Thousands of wind industry jobs in Denmark
31/08/2020 Port of Esbjerg
New report concludes that there will be thousands of jobs in the offshore wind industry for many years to come. Read More
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