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The magnitude of the task requires bold collective action from multinational organizations, governments and industries.
Epic 2020
It is sometimes said that the darkest hour is just before dawn. Let us hope that is true, as it has now been dark for a long time – both figuratively and literally.
Change is the new normal
Combining AI and people skills will be key to post-pandemic growth.
As virus cases surge, a slower recovery awaits
Record-breaking GDP drops seen in the second quarter of the year have been replaced by record-breaking growth rates in the third. Despite this, the major economies of the world have still not returned to pre-pandemic levels, except China.
Freezing danger in wintertime
“Ice accretion” is the accumulation of ice on the outside structures of a ship. How come that a vessel can get build up ice, even though the water itself is not frozen? Here you can learn how this dangerous phenomenon can form in wintertime.
What can we do to protect the Arctic?
The IMO’s draft ban on heavy fuel in the Arctic taking effect in 2024 risks being a “paper ban” devoid of meaningful protection for the Arctic until 2029.
The future of jobs
The COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdowns and related global recession of 2020 have created a highly uncertain outlook for the labour market and accelerated the arrival of the future of work.
EU shipping sector in numbers
Launched earlier in February during the 2020 European Shipping Week 2020, ECSA has produced a more comprehensive publication of the latest figures on European shipping by Oxford Economics.
Uncertain trade recovery from COVID-19
World trade shows signs of bouncing back from a deep, COVID-19 induced slump, but World Trade Organization economists caution that any recovery could be disrupted by the ongoing pandemic effects.
The future of maritime education
The World Maritime University (WMU) contributes to international maritime transport and logistics conference.
Invitation to the virtual Navingo career event
On the 27th and 28th of October 2020 you will meet employers from the maritime, offshore and energy sector. Discover the career opportunities these companies offer & become inspired by interesting stories shared by employees.
Crisis and awakening
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO Maritime at DNV GL, sees opportunity in the challenge of the Coronavirus pandemic, but stresses that immediate concerns demand rapid solutions. Collaboration is crucial, he says.
Top concerns for maritime decisionmakers
Maritime decisionmakers deem a global economic crisis as the issue that can have the greatest impact on the industry in the next ten years, reveals the Global Maritime Issues Monitor 2020.
Algorithm is ground for autonomous sailing
Dutch system integrator RH Marine has reached the first milestone in the Safer Autonomous Systems (SAS) project, a European research project in which the safety of various autonomous systems is being researched.
AI as sparring partner
Innovation with Artificial Intelligence: SENSE as a sparring partner for the maritime sector
COVID-19 on paper
International Chamber of Shipping updates health guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) to reflect latest knowledge
Kongsberg Digital upgrades German university
Kongsberg Digital wins contract to delivers cutting-edge engine room simulatot to German training institute.
6 things to know about World Maritime Day 2020
Global shipping affects environmental sustainability, humanitarian crises, and the global economy
Digitalisation is here to stay
The digital transformation is accelerating, and insurers and underwriters must adapt, says IUMI
Inspiring the Future Maritime
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.
4 areas that impact the marine sector
Navigating changing climates: IUMI President, Richard Turner, identifies four key challenges facing marine insurers.
Rolls-Royce breakthrough in AI
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.
Shangai Containerized Freight Index jumps to its highest level
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.
Time to retire the term Seaman ?
At Simac, the number of female applicants has increased significantly in 2020 and a total of 20.5 per cent. of the applicants women. Several of the maritime education programs are working to get more women to apply.
Bayport and the International Maritime Business School (IMBS) joint
Bayport and the International Maritime Business School (IMBS) have signed a strategic alliance to collaborate in the promotion of specialized maritime and port training and education.
Get involved with Maritime Masters 2019
Companies and other organisations are invited to submit research challenges for Maritime Masters 2019. To strengthen the programme for 2019, individual companies submitting research challenges will 'adopt' those students that select their research.
London School of Shipping launched
A brand new school designed to provide world-class education and training in the global shipping industry has been launched in London.
WMU Celebrates 35 Years
Alongside the 70th anniversary of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), in 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) is celebrating 35 years.
Students hit the beach to design a behaviour-changing bin
Charity and University team up to tackle plastic pollution in the sea
NYK-TDG Maritime Academy Graduates Its Class of 2017
On November 11, the NYK-TDG Maritime Academy (NTMA), which is located in the suburbs of Manila and jointly run by NYK and the Transnational Diversified Group (TDG),* proudly graduated the 152 students comprising the academy’s Class of 2017.
Ocean Institute Launched
The World Maritime University and The Nippon Foundation launch a new Ocean Institute
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