Save tonnes of CO2 and millions of dollars
So far, they have saved 150 travels worth 2.1 million dollars by doing remote IT service. This way of working have also lead to a safer work environment during COVID-19 since no IT personnel needs to go on board to install necessary updates.
Installation completed
Hyde Marine completes BWTS installation in Denmark. Installation was done on at a shipyard in Denmark with support from engineering and project management personnel from Hyde Marine.
Bawat and Giantech join hands
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.
New structure between Hamburg Süd and Maersk increases customer proximity
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.
Wencon is looking for a distributor in Italy
On behalf of Wencon, MARPRO is looking for a relevant company, to become the distributor for Italy.
ABB and KONGSBERG announce digitalization collaboration
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
Remote in-water ship surveys using ROV mark a world first
The world’s first in-water remote ship surveys using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) have been completed by leading classification society, DNV GL.
New partner for BAWAT in Norway
Bawat A/S and Ålesund Maritime A/S are pleased to announce an agreement to provide Norwegian based sales and solutions support of Bawat BWMS or maritime and offshore customers in Norway.
Inmarsat is calling start-ups and SMEs for innovative collaboration
Challenge for start-ups and SMEs will fund and test application that helps improve the safety of deck operations, minimises fatigue on board, reduces administration on board and improves overall crew welfare
Charting a new route for smarter shipping
Weathernews Inc. and NAVTOR have come together on a mission to enable enhanced simplicity, safety, and efficiency for forward-thinking shipowners and operators worldwide.
$20m finance facility for bunker and lubricant buyers
Bulugo has partnered with Whitehall Finance to provide a credit solution to bunker fuel and lubricant buyers.
GAC brings 3,000 Indian seafarers home
Nearly 3,000 Indian seafarers from Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn ships are back with their families after being successfully signed off from their vessels.
Voyager Worldwide, the new global brand for maritime safety and efficiency
New company formed to build solutions that combine AI, automation and data analytics, giving users the ability to predict and plan for the future while enhancing safety and efficiency across their fleets.
Marine technology expertise to industry coalition for sustainable future
The technology group Wärtsilä is one of eleven founding members of an international coalition dedicated to accelerating the energy transition in the transport and logistics industries.
Rolls-Royce secures U.S. Navy contracts totalling $115.6 Million
Rolls-Royce has secured recent agreements with the U.S. Navy for ship engines, propulsion components and services valued at up to $115.6 million.
Guidelines for the control of drug and alcohol onboard ship
The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) is pleased to announce the publication of the second edition of the Guidelines for the control of Drug and Alcohol Onboard Ship.
Advanced emissions abatement technology for two new shuttle tankers
The technology group Wärtsilä’s emissions abatement technology is again recognised. The company will provide its Volatile Organic Compounds Recovery System, together with an LNG Fuel Gas Supply System, for two new 124,000 DWT shuttle tankers.
Autonomous drone inspections move step closer
A drone has successfully inspected a 19.4 meter high oil tank on board a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel. The video shot by the drone was interpreted in real-time by an algorithm to detect cracks in the structure.
Berge Bulk moves to digital procurement with Moscord and Logimatic
Berge Bulk is revamping its fleet-wide procurement processes through a new, long-term partnership with maritime e-marketplace Moscord.
IHS Markit becomes seventh company to achieve Charter certification
Maritime UK, the industry body for the maritime sector, has announced IHS Markit as the seventh company to gain Charter certification as part of the Women in Maritime programme.
New certification in infection prevention for the maritime industry
DNV GL has launched a new certification in infection prevention for the maritime industry.
New 24/7 coronavirus disinfection service for ships
Damen Shiprepair Harbour & Voyage (DSHV), the mobile ship repair squad of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, has announced the creation of a 24/7 Covid-19 Disinfection Service for ships.
Anti-heel swing keel passes maiden voyage test
For the first time ever, a vessel has sailed using an airfilled keel that automatically limits heeling. Dacoma’s unique swing keel was put to the test under a Tuco-vessel in Faaborg Harbor with only its inventor on board.
New Safety Score, heralding a new era for safety and risk management in the maritime industry
Acting on industry feedback, RightShip will transition to a new Safety Score that evaluates historic performance and vessel management standards and puts the operator at the heart of improving standards across the industry.
Type approval for biggest and most powerful ever dual-fuel engine
WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel) has received type approval for the biggest and most powerful LNG-fuelled engines ever built.
High-efficiency propulsion solutions selected for Danish special high-speed ferry
The technology group Wärtsilä will provide the propulsion solutions for a new 115 metres long high-speed ferry. The vessel is being built by Austal at the Australian shipbuilder’s yard in the Philippines for Danish operator Molslinjen.
Majority of marine fuel buyers anticipate price rises
Despite recent low bunker prices a significant proportion of marine fuel buyers still do not have any risk management strategies in place to mitigate anticipated price rises.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen reports EBITDA of USD 130 million
Wallenius Wilhelmsen reports EBITDA of USD 130 million, impacted by lower volumes in both the ocean and landbased segments related to Covid-19 and generally slower markets.
Additional fuel costs of up to 20% when vessels resume operation
Ship owners and operators relying on sub-optimal hull cleaning strategies could face additional fuel costs of up to 20% when vessels resume operation.
LOEWE MARINE and TREOX partners against Covid-19
Two companies from northern Germany Bremen’s LOEWE MARINE GmbH & Co. KG, department BIOSECURITY and the TREOX Group from Landesbergen are garnering attention with their proactive stance amid the push to beat the coronavirus.
COVID-19 sparks 900% rise in demand for remote inspection of offshore rigs
A world leading classification society Bureau Veritas has reported a 900% rise in demand for the remote inspection of offshore assets and equipment since the outbreak of the COVID 19 pandemic.
Lloyd's Register unveils global team of remote survey champions
Subject matter experts positioned in key marine and offshore hubs to support the accelerated transition to remote services.
Marorka aquired by GTT
GTT pursues its development in digital with the acquisition of Icelandic company Marorka, an expert in Smart Shipping.
Acting as a principal or an agent – the difference is important
When intermediaries are involved in complex projects, it is important that they fully understand how the legal relationship with suppliers is created.
New ship recycling environmental performance indicators
Green Marine is broadening the scope of its North American environmental certification program by adding a performance indicator for responsible ship recycling.
BAWAT appoints new Sales Agent in The Netherlands
We are pleased to announce that AMW-MARINE and Bawat have joined forces for the Benelux market for Bawats BWMS technology.
Marlink supports ship operators and their crews during COVID-19 pandemic
‘StrongerTogether’ initiative will provide business continuity and IT support for vessel operators and extended welfare services for
StormGeo and DNV GL sign MoU to accelerate maritime data sharing
StormGeo and DNV GL announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive digitalization and data standardization in the maritime industry
StratumFive launches Podium, a new workspace that unifies the maritime digital community
StratumFive, a big picture company, has today launched Podium, a unique collaborative workspace, which seamlessly connects applications, data, and people, across the maritime community.
Bureau Veritas opens first remote survey center in Rotterdam
Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services has opened its first remote survey center, located in the major maritime hub and port city of Rotterdam.
Revolutionary technology platform launched
Kennedys strategy of helping clients use lawyers less has taken a huge leap forward with the launch of Kennedys IQ, a separate technology driven company whose purpose is to be “Kennedys, without the lawyers”.
Loss prevention lessons from London P&I Club
Recognising the need to communicate in a format that is immediately understandable and which fits with the busy lives of working mariners, The London P&I Club has, today, launched a new loss prevention video.
Hempel coatings protect over 20,000 ISG containers
In just eight years, worldwide coating manufacturer Hempel has painted 20,000 mining containers for Intermodal Solutions Group (ISG). The milestone 20,000th coating was completed in January 2020.
SCHOTTEL to supply medium-sized EcoPellers® to Norled
SCHOTTEL has won a contract from Ada Shipyard in Turkey to supply propulsion units for two double-ended Ro-Pax ferries.
Bureau Veritas performs first survey by drone
Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore (BV) has completed its first survey by drone. The survey was carried out in the holds of a bulk carrier in an Italian port.
Wärtsilä is re-organizing the marine business
Wärtsilä has decided to reorganise its Marine Business into three independent businesses. The objective of this change is to accelerate strategy execution, simplify the business structure, and strengthen business presence in the Board of Management.
BAWAT´s BWTS now both IMO- and USCG Approved
Danish system maker Bawat awarded Type Approval from US Coast Guard for its BWMS and sets industry benchmark utilising waste-heat for treatment rather than chemicals, filters and UV lamps. And all done in a truly one-pass process.
Wärtsilä thruster solution a key element in vessel conversion project
A comprehensive thruster solution from the technology group Wärtsilä will enable Netherlands based Boskalis to convert an existing hull to create the crane vessel Bokalift 2.
KPI Bridge Oil agrees merger with OceanConnect Marine
KPI Bridge Oil today announced that it has agreed to acquire OceanConnect Marine. Subject to the receipt of regulatory approval, the two companies will merge to form a new brand and entity, KPI OceanConnect.
Type Approved SceneScan pushes DP capability envelope
Wärtsilä has received type approval for its SceneScan position reference system. As the world’s first laser-based targetless relative dynamic positioning (DP) reference system, SceneScan represents a paradigm shift.
LR awards HHI approval in principle for HDF-3800 frigate design
New design allows for the frigate to be equipped with modern weapons and sensors.
Korean Register launches new apps and online service for customers
Online paperless service includes fleet management, inspections and electronic drawing approval.
Trefoil Mandates Inatech to Handle Dutch ‘Double Whammy’ of Risks
Rotterdam, Antwerp and Hamburg bunker supplier Trefoil has mandated Inatech to overhaul its management systems in the face of new Customs rules that further complicate the region’s bunker business after IMO 2020.
New online hub for LNG bunkering
DNV GL has launched a new online bunkering platform to take operators seamlessly from order through to delivery. FuelBoss offers ship owners, operators and suppliers a single common platform.
Rainmaking partners maritime giants with tech startups
Trade & Transport Impact Programme brings Cargotec, HHLA, Inmarsat, Shell, and Wärtsilä together with startups to expedite change.
SERTICA is expanding further in Latin America
Mexican based EQUIMAR is implementing the fleet management system SERTICA to optimize the performance of their tugboats operating in Latin America.
Software for Ship Agents Supported with Digitalisation Grant
Software solutions provider Softship has been selected as a ‘pre-approved vendor’ under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) Sea Transport Industry Digital Plan (IDP)
BunkerTrace secures first commercial partnership with Marfin Management
Monaco-based Marfin Management becomes first company to benefit from blockchain and synthetic DNA-based fuel tracking solution.
Lloyd’s Register and TenneT sign a new five-year inspection contract
Following a competitive tender process, Lloyd’s Register’s Inspection Services team has secured a significant contract win with TenneT, a leading European electricity transmission system operator.
LNG solution chosen for four next-generation short-sea cargo vessels
Four new next-generation short-sea cargo vessels being built at the WuHu Shipyard in China will feature LNG propulsion and storage systems provided by the technology group Wärtsilä.
Success for SEMCO Maritime in the US Offshore wind market
Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime have formed a joint venture for the design and construction of the 1,200 MW offshore substation. The offshore substation will consist of a topside of 4,700 tons and a 3,000 tons jacket foundation.
Wencon is looking for distributors in the United States of America
They are looking for a financially solid companies, that can see the potential in WENCON´s solutions and ensure that the products are marketed in the country.
Remote support enhanced with the introduction of BridgeLink
Telemar engineers will use the BridgeLink Smart Maintenance Application to provide pro-active support to reduce potential down-time and increase efficiency of Bridge Electronics hardware as well as associated software.
FinCo Fuel Group and GoodFuels join forces to accelerate renewable fuels
FinCo Fuel Group has expanded its network with the acquisition of a majority stake in GoodNRG, holding company of renewable fuels pioneer GoodFuels, the companies have announced today.
Exhaust Gas Cleaning system gets CCS Type Approval
Wärtsilä’s Exhaust Gas Cleaning (EGC) system has been Type Approved in China by the China Classification Society. This follows the order for the system from Dalian Shipbuilding Industry for installation onboard the ‘New Treasure’, a new VLCC.
Enhanced battery safety on vessels
In collaboration with the Norwegian, Danish and US maritime authorities, battery manufacturers, system integrators, suppliers of fire extinguishing systems, shipyards and shipowners, DNV GL has released a new report on battery safety in ships.
Piping hot investment
Specialising in ship repair, marine engineering and major fabrication projects in the Commercial Marine, Defence and Superyachts sectors, the SMS Group has made further investment in pipe shops in both Lowestoft and Southampton UK.
World's first LNG-powered shallow-water push boat
Rolls-Royce and Canadian vessel designers Robert Allan have developed the world's first shallow-water push boat powered by LNG natural gas engines.
Wärtsilä to divest its ELAC Nautik business
The technology group Wärtsilä announces the divestment of shares in Wärtsilä ELAC Nautik GmbH (ELAC Nautik) to Cohort plc, a UK listed company, specialising in defence, security and related market sectors.
New mini freshwater generator meets smaller needs
With its tiny footprint and low OPEX, the new AQUA Blue Mini meets needs of 1–18 m3 of fresh water per day – creating a smarter alternative to bunkered water or reverse osmosis.
AI-based solution to improve welding NDT efficiency
DNV GL signed a cooperation agreement with Guangzhou Shipyard International Company Limited for a joint development project to improve welding non-destructive testing efficiency.
Attica Group chooses the Fleet Management System SERTICA
The Danish software company Logimatic is further expanding in Greece, collaborating for the first time with a Greek passenger shipping company.
Free ‘A Future with ECDIS’ seminars with UKHO experts
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), a world-leading hydrographic office and marine geospatial information agency, is to repeat its successful series of free technical seminars at Marintec 2019.
Robot technology could prevent 300.000 tonnes of chemicals entering the sea
Robot technology - already deployed to Ultrabulk, Norden, J. Lauritzen, and Oldendorff - could prevent as much as 300,000 tonnes of chemicals entering world’s oceans
Operational fuel wastage
Shipping industry expected to embrace multi-solution emissions reduction strategies. Shipping Industry faces reputational risks and public pressure to reduce emissions.
Largest order for MTU gas gensets ever
Rolls-Royce and VPower Group have strengthened their strategic relationship by signing a landmark deal for the supply of state-of-the-art, high-efficiency gas power generation equipment of the MTU brand.
Get an insight into Navigational Claims
The Swedish Club has launched a new edition of Navigational Claims, which aims to provide an insight into the causes of these incidents and offers comprehensive loss prevention advice in order to avoid them.
Ship operators can save money and increase quality
Catering management specialist MCTC advises that reassessing galley costs and making simple strategic moves towards forward planning can make a big difference to vessel operating costs.
Predictive maintenance to the next level
Wärtsilä Expert Insight is an innovative breakthrough that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced diagnostics to monitor equipment and systems in real-time.
SSY expands into energy derivatives broking
Leading independent shipbroker Simpson Spence Young (SSY) is launching a new energy derivatives service through its derivatives business SSY Futures Ltd., based in New York, London and Singapore.
Major order to Wärtsilä
The technology group Wärtsilä’s industry-leading portfolio of products, systems and integrated solutions, which allows the company to be a single-source provider for shipbuilding projects, has resulted in a major order.
Autonomous harbour tug takes a big step towards reality
Following the successful installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbour tug ‘PSA Polaris’, trials are now being carried out in the Port of Singapore under real-world conditions.
Affordable crew communications are now available to all vessels
Keeping in touch at sea, even in an emergency, is now easier and affordable – thanks to a new lightweight satellite communication terminal.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen: Strong results in challenging market
Wallenius Wilhelmsen reports EBITDA of USD 213 million in the third quarter, continuing to deliver improved results in a challenging market. The results reflect higher net freight/CBM, more efficient operations and lower net bunker cost.
Logimatic supports Shipdex data in SERTICA
Shipowners use SERTICA to keep track of when and how the equipment is to be maintained, which spare parts are to be used for which maintenance jobs and management of equipment certificates.
Boiler technology offers an easier path to LNG propulsion
Alfa Laval is not an engine maker, but is nonetheless playing a key role in the move towards LNG propulsion. Alfa Laval technologies are enabling marine vessels to deal with boil-off gas (BOG), which is the critical step in making the shift to LNG.
Hempel joins Getting to Zero Coalition
Global coatings supplier Hempel announced on 24 October that it has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition, a multi-stakeholder group that aims to see the introduction of commercially viable zero emission shipping vessels by 2030.
DNV GL strengthens ocean space research
DNV GL is strengthening its commitment to exploring new ocean opportunities by dedicating extra resources to its ocean space research programme.
Invasive Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean region
Damen Shipyards Group and Maris Projects have joined forces to tackle the issue of invasive Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean region – including the Dutch Caribbean Islands.
VEGA choses Dynamic Biofilm Protection
After first successful projects HASYTEC was awarded recently to protect the fleet`s seawater cooling systems with the innovative and award winning Dynamic Biofilm Protection of Hamburg based shipping company VEGA.
Containership fires: it is time to take action
This year has already seen an alarming number of container ship fires including Yantian Express, APL Vancouver, Grande America, E.R. Kobe and KMTC Hong Kong.
BAWAT is hiring
Bawat, maker of the unique ballast water treatment system, has secured more than DKK 20m in equity and brought in industry heavyweights to strengthen board and organisation.
New service cooperation announced
Wärtsilä and Norsepower sign agreement to strengthen global wind propulsion service network.
Marshall Islands has been removed from EU List of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions
At the European Union Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting in Brussels this morning, it was announced that the Republic of the Marshall Islands was removed from the EU's list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes.
New online platform launched by Bureau Veritas
Veristar Equipment is an online platform for equipment manufacturers providing a seamless, efficient and transparent process from start to finish.
Bawat A/S raises new capital of more than DKK 20m, fortifies board and management
The Danish company Bawat A/S, specializing in the treatment of ballast water aboard ships and in ports, has just finalized the provision of capital equal to more than DKK 20m from new and existing shareholders.
Volvo Penta gensets power Sweden’s largest electric-hybrid ferry
Volvo Penta gensets are powering the largest electric-hybrid ferry in Sweden. The Tellus ferry operates the 1.8km-wide Gullmarsleden waterway between Uddevalla and Lysekil.
ShipServ signs landmark partnership agreement with Hanseaticsoft
ShipServ’s e-procurement platform built into Hanseaticsoft’s state-of-the-art, cloud-based fleet management solution to drive purchasing and operational efficiencies for shipowners and operators.
GAC opens in Ireland
As part of its European growth strategy, the GAC Group has opened its first office in the Republic of Ireland, providing a wide range of shipping services to vessels at the country’s ports as well as in Northern Ireland.
Strathclyde University and Datum Electronics to propel new condition monitoring technology
Announcing a new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Strathclyde University, aimed at developing a ground-breaking technology for marine engine condition monitoring.
Lloyd’s Register signs up to Getting to Zero Coalition
Organisation part of industry alliance leading collaboration for international shipping’s decarbonisation.
Amazing biofilm protection results presented by Hasytec Group
With the rising awareness of ‘Green Shipping’ and the growing concern for the spreading of invasive species lodged on the vessels, there is an alternative to coating with toxins or metals.
Building the most powerful Otto cycle engine in the world
WinGD has released a time-lapse video of the build of a 12X92DF engine, built by CSSC-MES Diesel Co., Ltd. (CMD) in Lingang, Shanghai.
GreenSteam Acquires BMT SMART
GreenSteam announces that it has acquired BMT’s data collection and performance optimization subsidiary firm SMART.
Propulsion package set new standards for high-speed vessels
Volvo Penta and Swedish boatbuilder Marell have joined forces to create the new Marell M15 patrol boat. Equipped with Volvo Penta’s latest D6 engine and DPI system, the vessel is tailor-made from helm-to-prop to set a new standard.
AI and ML: essential tools for the future of marine insurance
Historically, 80% of the information needed to make an underwriting decision has been generated internally and 20% externally. Moving forward, this will switch.
New ship operating expenses assessment
The Baltic Exchange has launched a new assessment to track the cost of operating vessels. Initially covering a range of dry bulk vessels, the service will also be expanded to tankers and other sectors.
Super-efficient Wasaline ferry choses navigation system
The new Wasaline RoPax ferry, currently under construction at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) yard in Finland, will be fitted with the technology group Wärtsilä’s Nacos Platinum navigation and communication system.
Chevron Marine Lubricants launches new gear oils
Chevron Marine Lubricants have introduced a new range of premium high-performance gear oils designed for use in industrial and marine clutched gear systems, where extreme load and shock load protection is required.
Pushes fuel efficiency boundaries with new coating
Today, leading global coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched an innovative new fouling defence system – Hempaguard MaX. This unique three-coat system provides vessels with a smoother hull. It reduces drag.
Wärtsilä thrusters contribute to successful sea trials for the world’s largest SSCV
Performance of the propulsion solutions supplied by the technology group Wärtsilä exceeded the design specification and contributed to the success of the sea trials for the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV)
V.Group  to provide crew management services to 93 offshore vessels
V.Group has signed a contract with ADNOC Logistics & Services (ADNOC L&S), located in Abu Dhabi, UAE, to provide crew management services to 93 offshore support vessels, the company announced today.
Innovative technology to support Naval autonomy
Rolls-Royce is developing an autonomous machinery control system which allows Naval vessels to undertake long endurance missions with less human interaction.
Flexibility is the key as shipping transitions to a lower carbon future
DNV GL – Maritime has released the third edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050 at London International Shipping Week 2019 (LISW). The Maritime Forecast examines the future of the shipping industry in a rapidly changing global energy landscape.
Semco Maritime adds new business area within Feasibility Studies for Offshore Wind
Semco Maritime to leverage two decades of offshore wind project experience into a new business area focusing on the concept and feasibility phases of offshore wind projects.
Sustainable waste disposal for Princess Cruises vessel
The technology group Wärtsilä will supply and install an Auto Gasification solution for the ‘Regal Princess’, a Princess Cruises vessel. This innovative technology will enable the safe disposal of waste from the ship.
Høglund to supply gas solutions to Norway´s first LNG bunker vessel
Høglund has been awarded a contract by Bergen Tankers to deliver a cargo handling system (CHS) for the LNG bunker vessel Bergen LNG, the company announced today.
First Additive Manufacturing Approval
DNV GL awards thyssenkrupp first Additive Manufacturing Approval of Manufacturer certificate
AWILCO Drilling PLC and SH Group signs first option i.e. second order
Xervo™ by SH Group, the leading producer of the approved conventional NORSOK lifeboat systems, The Boat-In-A-Box™ davit system, has signed the contract for the first option with Awilco Drilling PLC.
4 Ways AI Can Assist Minimising Maritime Accidents
In this new in-depth guide done by Nautix Technologies, we cover: The State of Maritime Industry 2019: Global Statistics 4 Ways AI Can Boost Safety and Efficiency at Sea
KVH Joins Smart Maritime Network as Founding Member of Technology Development Initiative
Maritime innovator KVH is pleased to announce it has joined the Smart Maritime Network (SMN) as one of the founding members.
New VR title from Videotel helps protect cargo
Leading maritime training provider Videotel, has launched a new virtual reality (VR) training title to help ship operators avoid potential claims.
DNV GL supports 2020 sulphur compliance with online Ship Implementation Plan
As the days count down to the entry into force of the 2020 0.5% sulphur cap, preparation is key. DNV GL offers a free web-based application of the Ship Implementation Plan (SIP) that ship owners and managers can use.
Constant Bridge warnings create ‘alarm fatigue'
Frequently sounding bridge warnings, especially false ones, can create ‘alarm fatigue’ and hinder watch keepers in carrying out their vital role, a new survey supported by InterManager has revealed.
Wencon signs workshop agreement with Gardit A/S
Wencon ApS signed with Gardit A/S, one of the leading surface and corrosion treatment specialists in Denmark, to become new Wencon service partner and Workshop.
Delivery of first vessel with hybrid technology marks new era in shipping
The technology group Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module solution, the Wärtsilä HY, is now fully operational on the ‘Vilja’, an escort tug owned by the Swedish port of Luleå.
Turkish Shipowners Ballast Water Treatment Group chooses Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for its vessels
Turkish Shipowners Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) Group has signed a fleet agreement for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 systems, valued at approximately SEK 210 million.
WENCON is looking for a distributor in Turkey
WENCON are now looking to expand the global representation consisting of 27 distributors world-wide even further, with a distributor in Turkey.
Joint development project produces Bulk Carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets
The technology group Wärtsilä, Japanese ship builder Oshima Shipbuilding, and the classification society DNV GL have delivered the first results of their joint industry development project.
Marine cities are the new nexus of power
Thursday 27 June, 2019, saw distinguished political and industry kingpins congregate at the Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa in Finland for an afternoon of closed-door talks at what was the first SEA20 High-Level Meeting.
World’s largest Maritime eLearning Companies
Following the acquisition by Oakley Capital of Seagull and Videotel, the group affirms its position as the world’s largest Maritime eLearning companies.
Fresh water production system offers one ton per day fuel savings
The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully installed its Serck Como Horizontal Tube Evaporator (HiTE) fresh water production system onboard the pipe-laying vessel, ‘Lorelay’, owned by offshore contractor Allseas.
Results of HYCAS study on hybrid power generation
MAN Energy Solutions, Corvus Energy and DNV GL present results of HYCAS study on hybrid power generation.
Maritime Block Chain labs and Rainmaking launch block chain consortium
Consortium to address perennial issue that accounts for nearly 25% of all serious incidents on board containerships
ABB introduces new compact turbocharger for low-speed marine engine market
In response to increasing demand for compact and efficient turbocharger technology for marine engines, ABB Turbocharging has launched the new A255-L and A260-L turbochargers optimized for small and medium bore two-stroke diesel and gas engines.
Eco-friendly hull cleaning solution targets marine biofouling
HullWiper Ltd has launched their first East African hull cleaning solution in partnership with underwater hull cleaning specialist, Immersub.
Most comprehensive vessel tracking yet
Global ship tracking intelligence company MarineTraffic is partnering with satellite AIS data provider exactEarth to deliver additional real-time information to its users.
DNV GL, Kongsberg and Subsea 7 finish DP remote digital survey pilot
Classification society DNV GL, Kongsberg Maritime and Subsea 7 have successfully concluded the pilot testing of Kongsberg Maritime’s (KM) DP Digital Survey (KMDS) application on board the Subsea 7 vessel Seven Kestrel.
ABS focus on the role of women within the maritime industry
Nor-Shipping 2019 saw ABS hold its first ‘Empower Hour’, an opportunity for women innovators to network and discuss trends in the maritime industry.
World’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel
ABB will provide a power and propulsion solution for a newbuild vessel operating along the Rhône river in France to run entirely on hydrogen fuel cells.
A small step towards zero emission shipping
A group of six leading Nordic industry companies has, in line with the UN sustainability goals, joined forces to solve a great societal challenge. The initiative is called Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea (ZEEDS).
Wärtsilä offers the world’s first commercially available auto-docking system
By automating docking procedures, the Wärtsilä SmartDock system mitigates potential human errors resulting from ship officers having to perform these technical manoeuvres many times a day. is looking for a business development manager
German start-up, is looking for the right profile to take the maritime portal to the next level. The German Shipowner Association has called the Airbnb for shipyards.
New simulators for three Netherlands training locations
Software solutions from the technology group Wärtsilä have been selected for installation in three maritime training centres. The turnkey systems will allow training to commence immediately following the site acceptance.
Improves availability and CO2 emissions of ships
New digital solution from Rolls-Royce and ZF improves availability and CO2 emissions of ships.
Sail savings on Viking Grace confirmed
Independent test results showed that Norsepower’s Rotor Sail technology has great potential to deliver savings on the Viking Line-owned and operated M/S Viking Grace.
Rolls-Royce MTU-brand engines drive energy turnaround in shipping
Nothing less than the decarbonization of the drive is the aim of the Green and High-Tech program underway at Rolls-Royce Power Systems.
SEMCO Maritime lands large order
Semco Maritime to deliver telecommunication and firefighting systems for the ‘Energean Power’ FPSO.
Graham Westgarth to lead V. Group
.Group, a leading global provider of ship management and marine support services, have announced the appointment of Graham Westgarth as Chief Executive Officer.
First BWMS granted dual technology USCG Type Approval
The technology group Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has been granted US Coastguard (USCG) Type Approval.
Concerns remain for global marine underwriting
The increased risk of large, more complex and costly claims has the potential to impact all marine underwriting sectors in 2019.
V.Group urges proactive approach to 2020 compliance
Growing numbers of shipowners and operators developing Ship Implementation Plans to mitigate risks and minimise disruption
Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters
The aim is to promote sustainable development, and to increase the safety and efficiency of operations in the sensitive Arctic waters. Wärtsilä will also provide a core solution for the company’s fleet operation centre.
Artificial intelligence-driven voyage optimization
NAPA and ChartWorld have today announced their partnership to provide revolutionary artificial intelligence-driven voyage planning and optimization.
WinGD and ExxonMobil co-operate to advance adoption of smart shipping technology
Deal integrates the benefits of WinGD’s WiDE predictive maintenance system with ExxonMobil’s Mobil Serv℠ Cylinder Condition Monitoring service.
New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high resolution radar increases safety in busy ports
The technology group Wärtsilä has launched its RS24 high resolution radar, the world’s first commercially available K-band maritime radar.
LR announces collaboration to develop industry-first ocean-going autonomous navigation system.
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between ST Engineering Electronics Ltd., Mitsui & Co., Ltd and Lloyd’s Register.
Surveys without attendance – taking it case-by-case.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) Chief Surveyor Iain Wilson on how shipowners have been weighing up the efficiency benefits of remote surveys since LR issued its 2018 guidance.
Damen Marine Components wins first order in Turkey
Damen Marine Components (DMC) has signed its first order with a Turkish Shipyard. The client is TERSAN Tersanecilik San. Tic. Aṣ., based at Yalova City on the Sea of Marmara.
V.Group opens new centre of excellence in Mumbai
The new facility brings together V.Group’s six service lines and the full breadth and depth of the Group’s expertise in Mumbai into one location.
World’s first ‘targetless’ DP laser sensor introduced by Wärtsilä
The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully completed sea trials of its SceneScan system, the world’s first ‘targetless’ dynamic positioning (DP) laser sensor.
Superior power for two new tug boats
The engines and steerable thrusters supplied by the technology group Wärtsilä are delivering excellent performance for two new tug boats operated by the Turkish Directorate General of Coastal Safety.
Semco Maritime wins Tyra order
Offshore project and engineering company Semco Maritime has been awarded an EPCI contract with Total as part of the Tyra Redevelopment Project in the Danish North Sea.
Bureau Veritas marks remote survey first with Kongsberg Maritime in Bourbon’s ‘Smart Ship’ project
MAC, a Bureau Veritas (BV) company and Kongsberg Maritime have successfully tested a new solution for DP system performance and redundancy audits deployed on a Bourbon vessel.
World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable fuel
IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, CMA CGM, the GoodShipping Program and the Port of Rotterdam have today announced they will cooperate in a first of its kind partnership to test and scale the use of sustainable marine bio-fuel oil.
DNV GL rolls out remote surveys for all vessels
Classification society DNV GL announced today that all DNV GL classed vessels are now able to utilize the possibility of remote surveys for some inspections through the Veracity data platform.
North P&I Club and Green-Jakobsen have developed a Safety Culture Organisational Assessment tool
North P&I Club and Green-Jakobsen in conjunction have developed a safety self-assessment tool, which North has now launched to its members to help them assess and improve their safety performance.
Wärtsilä’s dual technology offering provides full fleet coverage of Eletson’s BWMS requirements
The technology group Wärtsilä’s dual technology option for Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) will enable Greece based operator Eletson Corporation to have its entire fleet retrofitted from a single provider.
BIMCO’s market analysis team launches new multimedia page
BIMCO’s market analysis team spearheads the launch of a multimedia page on the BIMCO website, where videos and soundbites of the latest market analysis and comments will be available.
Double-digit progress as MARPOL impact looms
GreenSteam, supplier of Machine Learning based vessel performance solutions announces significant progress towards its stated objective of enabling its clients to achieve double digit fuel savings.
Finding a surveyor just got easier as IIMS launches the Marine Surveyor Search App
Finding a marine surveyor just got even easier with the launch of the free Marine Surveyor Search App from IIMS, the next generation search tool.
Digital business accelerator accepted by the industry
End of May, the Business Accelerator Flenzies started its service that is based on the same “yes/no” logic as Tinder.
The Next Generation of Complete Shipping Solutions?
Beside all the traditional chartering, operational, financial and reporting features a shipping software normally comes along with, MARiS offers additionally a new level of flexibility.
Auramarine urges the marine sector to look beyond just the initial choice of compliance solution
Auramarine launches ‘Get ready for 2020’ inititave to help owners and operators manage the operational impact of new compliant fuels and mitigate the risk of engine damage and downtime, ensuring vessel safety, efficient operations and profitability.
ShipServ delivers record start to 2019 following significant growth in 2018
Total monthly spend through the ShipServ platform hits $385 million in January 2019 with total value of trade forecasted at over $4 billion annually.
Norwegian Frigate KNM Helge Ingstad has arrived at Semco Maritime’s yard
Semco Maritime participates in the salvage operation in raising the frigate KNM Helge Ingstad.
Havila shipping chooses Rolls-Royce Energy Management System
Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has been awarded a contract to install its next generation Energy Management System across nine vessels in the Havila Shipping fleet.
Sperry Marine helps Color Line manage cost and compliance through proactive maintenance
Using forward planning for the replacement of critical navigation components means shipowner can best manage operating expenses.
Ship Hull Inspection and Maintenance Using Drone and Image Analysis System
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., is pleased to announce the launching of a development project using an innovative method for ship hull inspection and maintenance by a drone and image analysis system.
 BW LPG establishes a product Services Division
BW LPG today announced that it has established a Product Services division to support its core shipping business.
New system detects vehicles posing a fire risk at ferries
The Vehicle Hot Spot Detector (VHD) detects overheated vehicles before ferrying. The system combines data from 2D LiDAR sensors and temperature data from infrared cameras.
Remote Inspection Specialist using drones
RIMS BV have received a further two certifications from DNV GL and the Indian Class Register, for the use of Remote Inspection Techniques (drones) during surveys of enclosed spaces.
Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emissions Reporting Application released by Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas, active in laboratory testing, inspection, and certification services, today announces the release of ‘Phase 2’ of My Fuel Consumption (MFC)
DNV GL and Metalships & Docks ink class agreement for luxury sailing vessel
DNV GL has been awarded a contract for the classification of the passenger sailing ship Sea Cloud Spirit, built by Metalships & Docks in Vigo, Spain.
V.GROUP acquires Global Marine Travel
V.Group, the leading global marine services provider, has announced that it has acquired Global Marine Travel (ISS GMT) from Inchcape Shipping Services.
UK Government to support safe maritime trade and economic growth across overseas territories
UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO), with support from Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), work with representatives from 10 overseas territories to support maritime trade across the world’s oceans
Hempel launches powerful and flexible new antifouling solution
Worldwide coatings manufacturer Hempel launches a powerful new antifouling coating - Atlantic+ - providing flexible and reliable performance.
VeriFuel calls for cooperation and transparency across the marine fuel supply chain ahead of 2020
VeriFuel, part of Bureau Veritas, today urged the marine bunker sector, upstream supply chain, and fuel testing organisations, to embrace a new culture that promotes far greater cooperation and transparency in preparation for 2020 and beyond.
Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit for short-sea shipping vessel
The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the international shipping company Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. The project will take place onboard the ‘Hagland Captain’
Schottel backs Sustainable Marine Energy to deliver its tidal energy ambitions
Following the successful collaboration between Sustainable Marine Energy (SME), SCHOTTEL has made a strategic decision to merge its tidal energy businesses into SME.
Weilbach bids farewell to its original name
Over the past decade, Weilbach has been transitioning from its logistics and paper-products business to a maritime software company and, following a series of acquisitions of software companies, the company is ready for even higher aspirations.
LR and UMAS release new ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’ study.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) have released ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’, a study that aims to show what is needed to enable the transition, to deliver zero-emission vessels (ZEVs).
ElectriCity takes to the water with Volvo Penta
In the next phase of Gothenburg’s drive to connect its residents with a seamless citywide low emission commuting network, a Volvo Penta-powered electric ferry service is being introduced into the ElectriCity transport ecosystem.
Rolls-Royce completes €57 million upgrade
Rolls-Royce has completed a multi-million Euro upgrade and refurbishment of its thruster manufacturing plant in Rauma, Finland, consolidating production over a single site, and creating one of the world’s most advanced propulsion facilities.
Strong Demand for Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems
The technology group Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a number of contracts to supply its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) to global shipping operators.
The Atlas Group of Networks  enters into a multi-year Agreement with digital start-up Flenzies
Real-time matchmaker in the world of transport teams up with 3 Global Alliances with one massive deal.
Compagnie Maritime Nantaise will be the first maritime customer using SERTICA in French
The French shipping company, Compagnie Maritime Nantaise, initiates the process of implementing SERTICA for Maintenance, Procurement and HSQE.
UK Hydrographic Office welcomes Department for Transport’s Maritime 2050 strategy
UK Government aims to support autonomous navigation and map over six million square kilometres of the world’s oceans
Auramarine announces new representative agreements
Auramarine announces new representative agreements with AMW Marine and Nihon Digital Governor.
Semco Maritime extends contract following busiest year ever at Invergordon’s Queens Dock
Semco Maritime has extended its contract with the Port of Cromarty Firth at the Invergordon Service Base. The extension follows a 2018 that marked the busiest year since Semco Maritime took on the Queens Dock facility five years ago.
Wärtsilä ship design chosen for state-of-the-art fishing vessel
The technology group Wärtsilä will provide the ship design, as well as the main engine and other propulsion equipment, for a new state-of-the-art fishing vessel.
Maersk Broker major shareholder in NAODAN Chartering
As of 1 January 2019, Maersk Broker Bulk Chartering will become a major shareholder of NAODAN Chartering.
Advanced ship technology to two more expedition cruise vessels for Mystic Cruises
Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with WestSea Yard in Portugal, part of Martifer Group, to equip two expeditionary oceanic cruise ships for the Portuguese based cruise company Mystic Cruises.
Maritime blockchaim labs announces new consortium
MMBL, Maersk, Heidmar, PTC Holdings Corp., Mission to Seafarers, C-LOG, Navozyme, Hanseaticsoft and others to explore the use of blockchain and similar technologies in certification systems for seafarers
Maritime Blockchain Labs announce real-world testing phase
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.
Alfa Laval has successfully completed tests with zero holding time
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.
World’s first iVLOC delivered with DNV GL class
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.
Wärtsilä broadens its Smart Marine portfolio
Wärtsilä broadens its Smart Marine portfolio with addition of high-speed, compact engine: The Wärtsilä 14
World’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry
Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry.
Electrochlorination remains preferred BWTS of choice for vessels with large flows and hazardous zone
De Nora addresses common misconceptions relating to chlorine, hydrogen and system configuration.
Rolls-Royce to supply MTU generator sets for refurbishment of UK Type 45 naval vessels
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.
Introducing Raa Labs – Speeding up maritime digitalisation
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.
Moscord recruits Rosenkrands as it gears up to transform maritime procurement
Moscord has recruited Lars Rosenkrands, former CEO of SevenSeas Group and CEO and founder of Wave Shipping, as Commercial Director as it looks to accelerate its drive to become ‘the Amazon of shipping’.
Wärtsilä launches SceneScan, the first targetless laser sensor for offshore wind farms
SceneScan Monopole is the first laser sensor developed for offshore wind farm applications where the need for installing fixed reflective targets is eliminated.
Norsepower raises €3.6M in new equity funding
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.
PJ Diesel Engineering official preferred IMPA Act Supplier
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
 LUKOIL Marine wins Supplier of the Year Award by Incentra
At the annual Council Meeting of the Norwegian procurement organisation, Incentra in Oslo, LUKOIL Marine Lubricants was announced to be the winner of their Supplier of the Year 2018 Award.
AKSIS FIRE celebrates its 1000th SYSTEM
Aksis Fire is celebrating its 1000th system by 2017, designed and installed in 475 ships since the company was founded in 1994.
Wärtsilä divests its pumps business
The technology group Wärtsilä has divested its pumps business to Solix Group, a Scandinavian investment company with offices in Copenhagen, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden.
IndustriAll Europe and SEA Europe sign The European Social Partners Manifesto
On the 15th anniversary of the European Social Dialogue Committee for Shipbuilding and Ship Repair, the social partners – SEA Europe and industrial Europe – signed a joint memorandum Maritime Technology.
ChartCo and MeteoGroup announce long-term partnership
ChartCo, the leading global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has selected MeteoGroup to deliver its weather routing technology services (SPOS) through its OneOcean platform.
WinGD set to increase technical capacity through new Engineering Centre in Shanghai
WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.), is establishing an Engineering Centre in Shanghai together with CSPI (China Shipbuilding Power Engineering Institute Co. Ltd.), a fellow subsidiary of CSSC (China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited).
Rolls-Royce to provide power and propulsion for Norway’s new eco-friendly coastal route operator
The Norwegian ship owning company Havila Kystruten AS, has ordered four new build Ro-Pax vessels of Havyard 923 design. Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine will provide power and propulsion for all four ships.
Onboard Sulfur-in-oil Analyzer Developed
NYK and Nippon Yuka Kogyo Co., Ltd., an NYK Group company, have teamed with Horiba Ltd. to develop a new sulfur-in-oil analyzer for ships.
New Wärtsilä Hybrid Centre will boost sustainable shipping
The technology group Wärtsilä has inaugurated its new Hybrid Centre, the first of its kind in the world.
Innovative flow battery wins 2018 Wallenius Wilhelmsen Orcelle Award
Jolt Energy Storage Technologies is the winner of the $100,000 annual Wallenius Wilhelmsen Orcelle Award. The company has a technology that could provide an alternative to shore power for the shipping industry.
New disinfection robot introduced by INFUSER
Cruise lines are selling dream time, but a Norovirus outbreak can quickly turn that to a nightmare. A new device called the STERISAFE™-Pro is now available to help reduce this risk.
Semco Maritime wins service contract for Deutsche Bucht
Semco Maritime has been awarded a 5-year service contract for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, owned by Northland Power. Alongside, Semco Maritime doubles staffing at offshore centre in Norddeich due to increasing activity.
Wärtsilä LNG solutions featured on environmentally advanced cruise ship
The technology group Wärtsilä’s 31DF dual-fuel engine, has been selected to power a new and highly advanced, pioneering cruise vessel.
Chelsea Technologies´Fast Ballast compliance monitor selected for trial
Chelsea Technologies´Fast Ballast compliance monitor selected for Canadian Great Lakes ballast water trial.
UK’s largest marine simulation training centre to operate using Wärtsilä equipment
The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a full scope of marine simulators for a new training facility at Solent University’s Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering, located in Southampton, England.
Damen and HST sign contract for second FCS 2710 at WindEnergy Hamburg
On 26th September, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with High Speed Transfers (HST) during WindEnergy Hamburg for a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710.
Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS
The technology group Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module, the innovative Wärtsilä HY, has been granted Approval in Principle (AIP) by ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries.
DESMI Ocean Guard’s CompactClean Ballast Water Management System receives IMO Type Approval
DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is pleased to announce that the CompactClean Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has received IMO Type Approval according to the revised IMO BWMS code.
Wärtsilä wins world’s first ‘LPG as fuel’ order for new generation of innovative gas carriers
The technology group Wärtsilä will provide an integrated cargo handling and fuel gas system for two new gas carrier vessels for Exmar, the Belgium-based fleet owner.
Semco Maritime extends Maersk Innovator cantilever ahead of Buzzard field drilling campaign
Maersk Drilling’s ultra-harsh environment jack-up Maersk Innovator has completed a successful yard stay at Invergordon, during which main contractor Semco Maritime has extended the cantilever alongside various other maintenance and updating projects.
Newly updated Wärtsilä Propulsion Control & Automation System to deliver fuel savings for new tanker
The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply a newly updated propulsion control system as well as its advanced alarm and control system, the Nacos PCS/MCS Platinum, for Maersk Tankers’ six 110 DWT LR2 newbuildings.
Energy transition offers innovators a competitive edge through “carbon robust” ship designs
DNV GL - Maritime has released its second Maritime Forecast to 2050, part of a suite of Energy Transition Outlook (ETO) reports launched in London.
An Oceanic Awakening
‘An Oceanic Awakening’ and SEA20 herald a wake-up call to the potential of our Oceans in an era of unprecedented global change.
V.Ships and Martek Marine to fight sudden cardiac arrest at sea
Partnership to raise standards of crew welfare through onboard defibrillators, protecting against one of the world’s biggest killers.
Rolls-Royce and MOL verify enhanced navigational safety
Rolls-Royce and MOL verify enhanced navigational safety with Intelligent Awareness tests aboard passenger ferry.
ABB paves the way towards autonomous shipping
ABB has launched the AbilityTM Marine Pilot Control dynamic positioning (DP) system, simplifying ship manoeuvring with an intuitive touchscreen-based user interface.
Wärtsilä part of industry consortium to develop state-of-the-art container vessel
The technology group Wärtsilä is a party to an agreement made between leading marine industry players to collaborate in developing new levels of performance and environmental efficiency for container vessels.
Alfa Laval is optimizing the entire fuel line to address 2020 fuel challenges
Alfa Laval has a unique depth of expertise in marine fuel treatment, encompassing not just fuel separators but the whole chain from bunker tank to engine.
Wärtsilä partners with theDOCK to seek innovative startup potential
Wärtsilä announces an official partnership with theDOCK Innovation Hub, an Israel-based maritime-focused startup accelerator.
Rolls-Royce to power newbuilding in the offshore rig market
Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has signed a contract to deliver five engines and four large UUC thrusters that will power a new offshore drilling rig to be built for Awilco Drilling plc at the Keppel Fels shipyard in Singapore.
V.Group launches project 'Embark' to transform crewing
World’s leading provider of marine support services engages Accenture to redesign crew management and seafarer experience.
Remote ship surveys a possibility
Klaveness Ship Management (KSM) has completed the first ever approved remote initial MPMS survey on its caustic bulk vessel MV Ballard in June 2018.
NORDEN adopts SEDNA as the organization’s system of record for transaction management
World-leading shipping company estimates that SEDNA will reduce internal email traffic to users by 75%, and support their ‘Focus & Simplicity’ business strategy.
Wärtsilä equipped Canadian ferry will have minimal environmental impact
A new 92 metre long ferry built for the Canadian operator Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), and fitted with a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions, has been delivered.
Rolls-Royce launches new battery system for ships
Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. The gain for the ship owners is a clean, safe and cost-efficient complete system.
V.Group announces new model of technical management with 'Fleet Cell of the Future'
New model of technical management increases performance by encouraging innovation with a purpose, and designing basic unit of operations around the customer’s needs.
Singapore lands on Wilhelmsen as a maritime partner for drone delivery
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has been selected to help develop the future Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) regulatory framework for Singapore.
Rolls-Royce new stabiliser range offers greater stability for ice class ships
The latest version of Rolls-Royce stabilisation systems adds the potential for ice class ships to benefit from the company’s Stabilisation-at-Rest (SAR) concept.
15 years of maritime battery and fuel cell research
FellowSHIP project concludes 15 years of maritime battery and fuel cell research
 Scrubber orders full ahead
A survey of EGCSA members has revealed that scrubber uptake is rapidly accelerating with the number of ships with exhaust gas cleaning systems installed or on order standing at 983 as of 31 May 2018.
Blockchain use in bunkering
BLOC annonces industry-led demonstrator consortium for blockchain use in bunkering with Lloyd´s Register, BIMCO, Precius Shipping, Bostomar, Ibia and Goodfuels
ABB turbochargers support optimal performance and fuel efficiency for one of the world’s largest con
The 21,000+ TEU (20-foot equivalent unit) COSCO Shipping Universe has broken the record for China’s largest container ship and is equipped with ABB turbochargers to assure optimal performance and fuel efficiency.
Unstructured and complex data stifling progress in digitalisation
Research shows maritime buyers are missing commercial opportunities to optimise procurement efficiencies and cut costs due to the industry’s challenge with the structure, fragmentation and complexity of data, as well as the ability to harness it.
Robots that can crawl inside engines
Rolls-Royce demonstrates the future of engine maintenance with robots that can crawl inside engines.
Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems successfully tested for global compliance
The technology group Wärtsilä announces that its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has successfully completed all testing procedures required for United States Coastguard (USCG) type approval compliance.
Ultrasound - The Silent Revolution
Marine growth causes every year considerable amount of money and labor for ship owners. The cost of removing the growth, loss of speed and extra fuel expenses are all cost that can be avoided. Bio corrosion is also an issue that can be avoided.
Danfoss will present its complete portfolio from all its segments at SMM
Fire fighting to sensors, mobile hydraulics, emissions measurement , motors and drives for the electrical hybrid propulsion & grid systems.
HASYTEC Scandinavia in partnership with Aalesund Maritime
HASYTEC Scandinavia and Aalesund Maritime have signed partnership agreement for the Norwegian market.
Transas to promote fleet efficiency for Wilson Ship Management
Transas, a Wärtsilä company, has signed a landmark contract to supply a Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) to Wilson ASA, the Norway-based fleet operator.
Rolls-Royce signs agreement to sell commercial marine business to Kongsberg
Rolls-Royce announced July 6th that it has signed an agreement to sell its Commercial Marine business, to KONGSBERG, for an enterprise value of £500m and net proceeds of around £350m to £400m.
NAVICO® and C-MAP announce merger
Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and C-MAP – a leading supplier of digital navigation products to the recreational and commercial marine market – announced that they have merged.
Macnor Marine appoints new agent in Scandinavia
Established in 2002 in Rio de Janeiro, Macnor Marine is a consultancy and agency company, dedicated to the Brazilian maritime industry.
Xeneta transforms ocean freight rate negotiations and launches XSI™, new index contract offering
-- Xeneta, the leading ocean freight rate benchmarking and market intelligence platform, is launching a product offering that aims to transform the way shippers, freight forwarders and carriers conduct freight rate negotiations.
Kongsberg Digital and OceanHub becomes partners
OceanHub’s community platform will be available on Kognifai as Kongsberg Digital and OceanHub becomes partners.
Huisman & RAMLAB initiate consortium to produce world’s heaviest 3D printed steel crane hook
Huisman and RAMLAB have initiated a project to produce a large offshore crane hook using the 3D printing technique ‘Wire & Arc Additive Manufacturing’ (WAAM).
New search engine to identify, locate and contact certified suppliers
Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore today launched the latest addition to their end-to-end and integrated platform of digital tools and services, Approval Explorer.
UK P&I Club launches safety innovation competition with $50,000 in prizes
The UK P&I Club has launched its ‘Investing in a Safer Tomorrow’ competition to coincide with its 150th anniversary in 2019, which will award a combined $50,000 in prize money to the maritime safety leaders of tomorrow.
DNV GL issues first type approval for aluminium cables onboard ships
As the competitive and economic pressure on the shipping and offshore industries continues to grow, owners, operators and yards are searching for every efficiency.
ABB Turbocharging Service Point opening at MMS shipyard in Limassol, Cyprus
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.
Rolls-Royce completes sale of L’Orange to Woodward Inc
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.
Wärtsilä solutions chosen for new environmentally-friendly dredger
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.
Impa and ShipServ extends partnership
ShipServ to play key role in driving greater use and availability of IMPA codes, thereby increasing efficiencies in procurement
Semco Maritime receives an important rig order in Norway
Semco Maritime has been chosen to prepare the Floatel Victory accommodation rig for a new assignment for Maersk Oil in the UK sector.
Ansnei launch a new travel security and safety training course in Copenhagen
Danish based security experts Ansnei invites professional travelers for a training course in Copenhagen.
Rolls-Royce MT30 marine gas turbine selected to power Japan’s new frigate
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
Wind-assisted propulsion technology company is the only honouree from the shipping sector in the Nordic awards.
Eniram signs MoU to participate in Project Forward for developing new generation of bulk carriers
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
Maersk Fluid Technology publishes whitepaper examining the benefits of Blending-on-Board on system oil
Understanding the potential of digital technology – Learnings from the 3D print project
Join PJ Diesel Engineering when they invite some of their fellow explorers to evaluate their experience and learnings from deep diving into digital technology.
DNV GL and Meyer Turku sign class contract for Royal Caribbean’s two new ICON Class vessels
The Finnish Meyer Turku Shipyard and DNV GL have signed a contract for the classification of Royal Caribbean International’s new ICON Class vessels.
2018 to be breakthrough year for team collaboration software  in shipping, reports SEDNA
Leading software company SEDNA Systems (SEDNA) has reported a major uptake in the use of team collaboration and transaction management software by shipping companies.
New man ”on the bridge” at Hans Buch Marine
Palle Wredstrøm appointed as new Division Manager for the marine
Great attendance at PJ Diesel Engineering's Danish Maritime Days events
In connection with Danish Maritime Days, PJ Diesel Engineering has launched a series of events at the Danish Maritime Fair, focusing on knowledge sharing, new technology and debate.
Data management platform approaches one million service subscriptions
DNV GL’s data management platform, Veracity, is closing in on a million service subscriptions as users from 1 500 different companies access multiple products on the marketplace.
Walking on Sunshine! AAL Delivers giant passenger boarding bridges
AAL has completed its first cargo shipment in partnership with new Spanish representative, Marítima Davila, transporting two giant Seaport Passenger Boarding Bridges (SPBB) to PortMiami in a single sailing.
RIMS teams up with Dutch Drone Company
RIMS have joined forces with Dutch Drone Company (DDC) to create a new partnership which will allow RIMS to offer the market an enhanced package of drone services for both indoor and outdoor drone flights in the Netherlands.
Rolls-Royce on course for growth
Rolls-Royce has won an order to supply MTU engines for four new tugs for Aliança Navegação, a company owned by the Hamburg Süd shipping line.
Parker Kittiwake launches breaktrough portable sulphur test
The XRF Analyser provides in-situ analysis of the sulphur content of fuel oil for compliance testing
My Fuel Consumption: a new application to help shipowners comply with new regulations for energy eff
Bureau Veritas’ My Fuel Consumption, now issued in ‘Phase 1’, is an application to guide owners through the regulatory requirements of IMO’s data collection system (DCS) and EU MRV
Alfa Laval’s groundbreaking HCO filter technology has been approved by MAN Diesel & Turbo
The Alfa Laval Moatti 290 filter for hydraulic control oil (HCO) has now been approved by MAN Diesel & Turbo on its modern two-stroke engines.
Rivertrace launches Smart ESM Wash Water Monitor for Scrubbers
Rivertrace, an ISO9001 Quality-Assured Company and market leader with over 30 years’ experience of water monitoring, launched its innovative SMART ESM monitor at the Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference.
DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper
Classification society DNV GL has issued a new white paper which assesses a range of alternative fuels and technologies. Free download of full white paper.
DESMI Compact Clean BWMS pass landbased type approval test
All the required landbased testing of the CompactClean Ballast Water Management System has been successfully completed. The testing was performed in accordance with both IMO and US Coast Guard requirements.
Chairman of IACS pinpoints three key themes of the Association's strategy for the future
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen’s commitment to quality, modernisation and transparency widely reflected in IACS work and future vision.
Semco Maritime generated positive operating result in 2017
Even though oil and gas prices increased during the year, the majority of 2017 was characterised by continued low activity and tough competition in the oil and gas industry.
Major environmental upgrade of cruise ships
Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce for a major environmental upgrade programme to hybrid power.
HullWiper launches pilot  scheme at Port of Southampton
Trials are underway in Southampton as part of a pilot scheme to launch the eco-friendly HullWiper hull cleaning technology at the port.
Bureau Veritas extends digital portfolio with ‘PSC Ready’ application
PSC Ready’ assists ship managers and their crews in planning and ensuring readiness for port state control inspections. ‘PSC Ready’ is a cloud-based and secure application, downloadable for both IOS and Android.
Rolls-Royce and Goa Shipyard Limited agree to manufacture MTU engines in India
Rolls-Royce and Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), a premier defence shipbuilding yard in India under the Ministry of Defence, have agreed to cooperate in the local manufacturing of technologically-advanced MTU Series 8000 engines in India.
Stena Drilling Ltd. receives first DNV GL MPD class notation
DNV GL has revised its classification rules for Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) systems and introduced two new class notations DRILL(MPD) and DRILL(MPD READY).
Ian Ellis, MD, Macduff Ship Design, remarked, “We are delighted to be able to attend Seawork International 2018. We first exhibited in 2001 and find the show invaluable for meeting both customers, new and old, suppliers and partners.”
Semco Maritime wins engineering study
Semco Maritime wins engineering study for Northland Power/Yushan Energy Co. Ltd's Hai Long Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan.
More MTU engines from Rolls-Royce destined for Majestic Ferry in Singapore
Rolls-Royce is to supply more MTU engines to fast ferry operator Majestic Ferry in Singapore. Designed by Incat Crowther, a total of seven new fast ferries are being built at PT Cahaya shipyard in Batam, Indonesia over the next two years.
WinGD X-DF dual-fuel demonstrator burns NG-VOC mix in gaseous fuel mode
WinGD and Wärtsilä Gas Systems have successfully tested a NG-VOC (Natural Gas - Volatile Organic Compounds) fuel mix for the WinGD X-DF engine, selected to power two 125 000 dwt Shuttle Tankers for AET.
New JDP looks to drive marine battery safety and adoption
Classification society DNV GL has announced the launch of a Joint Development Project (JDP), designed to advance the understanding of the use of lithium-ion batteries in the shipping industry.
Cyber safety, security and autonomous shipping addressed by Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas has developed a comprehensive approach to support shipowners in addressing maritime cyber risks.
Transas Wants to Change Navigation
Transas CEO Frank Coles is one of the industry's most outspoken provocateurs. He questions the methods of the class societies, the P&I clubs, the satcom providers and the IMO.
Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen sets out transformation of IACS at CMA Shipping 2018
Speaking at Shipping 2018, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, IACS Chairman and CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, looked at some of the initiatives taken at the International Association of Classification Societies.
Aksis Fire appoints new agent in Norway
Aksis Fire is now teaming up with Norwegian based Aalesund Maritime, a newly established company that was founded to represent principals outside Norway.
GAC UK wins Fred Olsen Cruise Lines agency business
Shipping and logistics provider to service Black Watch and Balmoral in Liverpool and Newcastle
Rivertrace showcases products at Asia Pacific Maritime
UK-based water quality monitoring specialists Rivertrace will be showcasing its Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor and Smart Turbidity Monitor, at Asia Pacific Maritime, Basement 2 Hall 4 Booth F-B26, March 14th – 16th 2018 in Singapore.
Alfa Laval wins prestigious GREEN4SEA Technology Award for ballast water treatment system
Alfa Laval was among the recipients of the third annual GREEN4SEA Awards, which recognize outstanding performance in fostering environmental excellence and sustainable shipping.
Collaboration to deliver greater transaction efficiencies and increased productivity for shipowners and managers using IB’s InfoSHIP
Rolls-Royce waterjets and MTU engines selected for new fast ferries in Hong Kong
Rolls-Royce has been contracted to deliver Kamewa waterjet propulsion units and MTU engines for three 42m high-speed, lightweight carbon fibre ferries for operation between Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China.
New partnership creates one-stop-shop for oil spill response
Norwegian suppliers Framo, Maritime Partner, Norbit Aptomar, and NorLense have come together to create the OSRV (Oil Spill Recovery Vessel) Group to offer a complete oil spill response solution.
Rolls-Royce offers ship navigators a bird’s-eye view with Intelligent Awareness game-changer
Rolls-Royce has unveiled a sophisticated situational awareness system that fuses multiple sensors with intelligent software to mitigate against safety risks.
Danelec Marine and NAPA Partner to Offer Complete End-to-End Internet of Things Cloud Solution
Collaboration removes need for costly custom interfaces, allowing wider access to valuable performance data and analytics.
The Smart Engine in the Smart Ship: WinGD and HHI collaborate to deliver increased intelligence to t
Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group recently signed to integrate their advanced digital technologies to provide greater insight and benefit to ship owners from their engine and ship data.
New discount for Dry Bulk ships offered by the Suez Canal
Suez Canal Authority announces a new initiative for supporting the economics of the dry Bulk Vessels Working among the aforementioned areas as following.
The tall ship that harnesses the wind to recharge its batteries
Next year, the Norwegian sail-training ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl will be able to cruise out of Bergen harbour without any greenhouse gas emissions, thanks to a hybrid power system from Rolls-Royce.
Hans Buch A/S celebrates 100 years anniversary
This year, the Danish engineering and trading company Hans Buch A/S, celebrates its 100th anniversary and it will be marked with stories from the old days.
DESMI upgrades to future-proofed pump testing capability
Danish-based manufacturer DESMI has supplied pumps for more than a century.
Rolls-Royce partners with Global Internet of Things start-ups
R2 Data Labs, the data innovation team inside Rolls-Royce, has become a major corporate partner of IoT Tribe North, a leading accelerator for tech start-ups.
Next generation hull calculation software: DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20
DNV GL’s Nauticus Hull software has been given a major upgrade to provide improved support for the new DNV GL rules and IACS requirements.
Rolls-Royce to upgrade six offshore vessels with battery packs
Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has received an order to deliver a battery-powered energy system for six offshore vessels (PSV’s) which have been built by the yard Cosco Guangdong in China.
New tool provides evolving overview of the rapid development of LNG bunkering infrastructure.
Rolls-Royce opens autonomous ship research and development centre in Finland
Rolls-Royce has opened a state-of-the-art research facility in Turku, Finland, to develop the technologies Rolls-Royce and its partners require to shape the future of an increasingly more autonomous global shipping industry.
Huisman succesfully load tests world’s first 3D printed offshore crane hook
In the first week of 2018, world’s first 3D printed offshore crane hook, manufactured by worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions Huisman, successfully passed its load test.
Wärtsilä listed among the “2018 Global 100” Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
The technology group Wärtsilä has been listed in the annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world, the “2018 Global 100”. This year’s Global 100 companies were recognised in Davos.
Digitalization and Ship Connectivity in 2018
While vessels will continue to slow steam in the face of challenging freight rates and volatile bunker prices, the rapid growth of digitalization is challenging traditional ship operating practices
 DNV GL launches new JDP to test biodegradable lubricants
Classification society DNV GL has launched a new joint development project (JDP) in cooperation with marine insurers The Swedish Club, Norwegian Hull Club, Gard and Skuld.
Rolls-Royce announces further simplification of business
Rolls-Royce announces further simplification of business, strategic review of Commercial Marine operation and plans to restructure support and management functions.
Thomas Miller, the international provider of market leading insurance services, announces the acquisition of international marine consultancy, Brookes Bell, for an undisclosed consideration.
DESMI Ocean Guard A/S wins Fleet-wide Contract for Supply of CompactClean
DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is proud to announce that a contract for fleet-wide supply of CompactClean Ballast Water Management Systems has been finalized with Turkish company: MISHA Shipping.
Maritime security experts to gather at London cyber security conference
Leading security experts will gather in London in early 2018 to explore how the global maritime industry can better protect itself against cyber attacks.
Seafox has placed an order with Hatenboer-Water for two Reverse Osmosis (RO) systems. The standard RO water makers will desalinate seawater into potable water on their Seafox 7 platform.
Aksis Fire is looking for an agent in Scandinavia
Turkish based Aksis Fire with more than 1.000 installations performed is now looking for an agent in Norway.
Energy transition changes the shape, but not the importance of shipping
DNV GL published the Maritime Forecast to 2050 which analyses the impact of the changing global energy system on the shipping industry through to 2050.
Golar LNG signs agreement with Erma First to install BWTS
Oslo based Golar LNG has agreed with ERMA FIRST, to install a Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) on up to 16 LNG vessels.
The Foundation Det Norske Veritas assumes full ownership of DNV GL
– Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas (The Foundation) and Mayfair announce the sale of Mayfair’s 36.5% shares in DNV GL Group AS to DNV Holding AS.
Rolls-Royce delivers first mobile MTU gas engines for Rederij Doeksen
The first two pre-production units of the new mobile MTU gas engine from Rolls-Royce successfully completed their performance tests and were accepted by the customer at the beginning of December.
Wärtsilä 31SG, the world's most efficient 4-stroke engine
In the price-sensitive field of electrical power generation, efficiency and flexibility are the hottest commodities. Wärtsilä's newest engine marks a step change in both, delivering an industry-leading efficiency of over 50 percent.
Marlink and Radio Holland strengthen their long-term partnership
Marlink has acquired Radio Holland’s connectivity business to further strengthen its global leadership in maritime VSAT while Radio Holland will focus on its core business.
ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation
ABB, the leading propulsion solution provider, has revealed that an 8,000 kW rescue tug, the first vessel installed with its Azipod D electric propulsion system, has been successfully delivered to customer Guangzhou Salvage Bureau.
Dutch consortium studies possibilities for autonomous shipping
It was announced in the framework of the Smart Shipping Challenge 2017 that a Dutch consortium of nearly 20 partners launched a project this month to study and demonstrate the technical possibilities for autonomous shipping.
  DNV GL releases the new issue of MARITIME IMPACT magazine
Just in time for the Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai, DNV GL has published this year’s second issue of the classification society’s customer and stakeholder magazine MARITIME IMPACT. The theme of the issue is: ‘Smart Operations’.
Rolls-Royce and the European Space Agency to collaborate on shipping’s digital future
Rolls-Royce and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a ground-breaking cooperation agreement aimed at pursuing space activities in support of autonomous, remote controlled shipping and promoting innovation in European digital logistics.
Rolls-Royce opens first Ship Intelligence Experience Space
Rolls-Royce has opened the first in a series of ship intelligence experience spaces to show its customers, suppliers and partners how the latest digital solutions can transform the marine industry.
Norwegian Cruise Line Orders PrimeServ Upgrades for Multiple Vessels
Engine insulation to be brought up to SOLAS standard in advance of required timeline
Seaspan Announces $1M Investment to University of Victoria for Hybrid Electric Technology Research
The Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation (the “Foundation”), in conjunction with Seaspan, announced today a $1 million investment to the University of Victoria (UVic) to support innovative teaching and research.
Wärtsilä introduces its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision
Wärtsilä intends to lead the industry’s transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem.
Rolls-Royce unveils Crystal blue luxury yacht with advanced digital technology and hybrid propulsion
Rolls-Royce has unveiled a ground-breaking luxury yacht concept designed to showcase the advantages of advanced ship intelligence solutions and hybrid propulsion based on LNG fuel and battery power in the marine leisure market.
Raytheon Anschütz launches new PilotStar NX
With the new PilotStar NX, the German-based navigation company Raytheon Anschütz continues the path of simplifying autopilot handling in combination with superior steering performance.
Dellner Brakes and Gummi USA products on show at Europort
Dellner Brakes will be exhibiting an expanded range of Dellner and Gummi USA-branded brakes and related power transmission products for the first time at Europort 2017.
Siemens supplies propulsion system for research vessel
On behalf of Lousiana-based Gulf Islands Shipyard, Siemens will supply the propulsion system for a Regional Class Research Vessel (RCRV). The ship is operated by the Oregon State University (OSU).
Kongsberg receives first DNV GL cyber security type approval
As the shipping industry digitalizes, vessels are becoming sophisticated hubs of connected systems and sensors that generate and exchange data both onboard and back to shore.
Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers
The technology group Wärtsilä, through its joint venture company CSSC Wärtsilä Engine (Shanghai) Co (CWEC), has been contracted to deliver 16 engines for four new LNG carrier vessels
TOS Takes Over Activities at Maritime Human Resources (MHR)
TOS, an international supplier of nautical and technical personnel, announces the official acquisition of Maritime Human Resources BV (MHR). MHR will continue under the name TOS MHR. TOS has acquired all MHR shares as of 13 October 2017.
Cape Henry Associates Wins C-ARTS Contract
Cape Henry Associates (CHA) was recently awarded a $4.2 million task order under a previously awarded $49.1 million contract for the design, development, and delivery of the Carrier-Advanced Reconfigurable Training System (C-ARTS).
The end of the paper chase: DNV GL rolls out electronic certificates across entire fleet
In a historic first for the ship classification industry, DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet.
ERMA FIRST becomes the first full flow electrolysis BWTS vendor worldwide that received the USCG Type Approval on Wednesday the 18th of October 2017.
Semco Maritime completes winterization upgrade on Noble jackup
Semco Maritime completes winterization upgrade on Noble jackup, signs partnership with Houston-based supplier
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.
Drew Marine Signal and Safety renamed as WesCom Signal and Rescue
The world’s leading marine distress signal company, Drew Marine Signal and Safety, is to have a new name – WesCom Signal and Rescue.
DNV GL’s new Virtual Trial application brings CFD simulation to every desktop
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
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
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.
Gas4Sea selected by Statoil for LNG bunkering in Rotterdam
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.
Rolls-Royce joins forces with Google Cloud to help make autonomous ships a reality
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.
Maersk Training interested in establishing a Training Centre in Tenerife
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
DNV GL creates new 1,000 strong organization to accelerate digital drive
DNV GL establishes a dedicated Digital Solutions organization by consolidating its digital business across the Group, to be headed by Elisabeth Heggelund Tørstad.
Rolls-Royce acquires Technology for the electrically-assisted Charging of MTU engines
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.
Rolls-Royce and Inmarsat sign ship energy management agreement
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
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.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA - Capital Markets Day 2017 presentations
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.
Rolls-Royce delivers first EPA Tier 4-compliant propulsion from MTU for the San Francisco Water Emer
Rolls-Royce has won the order for delivering its first EPA Tier 4-compliant propulsion systems from MTU to WETA (Water Emergency Transportation Authority) for installation in three brand-new catamaran ferries.
Rolls-Royce reveals plans for autonomous Naval vessel
Rolls-Royce has revealed plans for an autonomous, single role, naval vessel with a range of 3500 nautical miles.
Spliethoff chooses Hatenboer-Water water treatment
Spliethoff chooses Hatenboer-Water water treatment equipment for their six new multipurpose vessels, designed for operations in tough conditions. The first of these deliveries is currently being engineered by Hatenboer-Water.
Volvo Penta launches a brand tagline
Volvo Penta launches a brand tagline - Celebrating the human side of power and respect for the elements
Semco Maritime receives an important rig order in Norway
Semco Maritime has been chosen to prepare the West Elara jack-up rig for a new assignment for ConocoPhillips
Hans Buch Marine signs partnership agreement with innovative rudder supplier
Hans Buch Marine has opened a new door signing a new partnership agreement with a young innovative quality and environmental focused German company, Loewe Marine
Siemens and ISA form global partnership to foster awareness of industrial cybersecurity
As threats to automation equipment are always changing and evolving, so too is the protection concepts for industrial plants.
CSO Alliance and Airbus to improve Maritime Community safety worldwide with tailor-made online crime
Airbus Defence and Space partners with CSO Alliance, a maritime community of Company Security Officers (CSOs), to build a tailor-made and secure online reporting platform to help counter maritime crime on a global scale.
Global marine pumps market generated revenues of $427 million in 2016
Strict emission standards and increased international trade volumes will drive growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan's Industrial Automation & Process Control team
Dresser-Rand to supply equipment for CNOOC Limited’s offshore projects in China
The Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens Power and Gas, was awarded two orders to supply power generation equipment for two projects for CNOOC Limited.
Rolls-Royce MTU engines power new Harbour tugs with 90 tonnes of bullard pull
Rolls-Royce and Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey have signed a contract for the delivery of eight MTU Series 4000 engines for four new terminal tugs, including an option for a further four engines.
Semco Maritime signs cooperation agreement with HAKI
The two Norwegian companies are entering into an agreement to establish a scaffolding depot at the Hanøytangen yard.
Erko Seafood and Global Maritime Develop "North Sea Fishfarm" Concept
Erko Seafood AS, a leading producer of high quality salmon and trout, and Global Maritime AS, a leading provider of engineering services to the offshore sector and an innovator in offshore fish farming, have developed a new concept
Global Drilling Simulation Training Agreement with Statoil
Maersk Training has signed a global framework agreement with Statoil to provide drilling simulation training for the next three years with an option to extend for additional two years
Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) Market to Reach $5.2 Billion by 2022
Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) Market to Reach $5.2 Billion by 2022: Rising Number of Deep Water Offshore Oil & Gas Production Activities
Global Hybrid Electric Marine Propulsion Engine Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7.2%
Global Hybrid Electric Marine Propulsion Engine Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7.2% by 2021 - Emergence of Dual-Fuel Engines & Surge in Commercial Shipping are Key Market Trends
Rolls-Royce signs new service agreement
Siem Offshore and Subsea 7 have signed a joint three-year service agreement with Rolls-Royce.
New Aida cruise ship launched with Siemens automation technology on board
Aida Perla, the twelfth cruise liner of the Aida fleet, was christened on June 30, 2017 in the Spanish resort of Palma de Mallorca. Siemens equipped the new flagship with automation technology designed to control and monitor key on-board functions.
The move will help to drive efficiency, providing standardised information, reducing the administrative burden for ships and administrations
Deltamarin Ltd has signed contracts with Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd (XSI)
SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 10, 2017 -- StormGeo's shipping division (formerly AWT) has received its certification as an EU MRV supplier by Verifavia Shipping.
New order for popular autopilot
Furetank looks to EMRI again for an autopilot that is perfect for navigating through the narrow seaways of the Nordic countries
Rolls-Royce to establish open ship simulation platform together DNV GL, NTNU and Sintef
Rolls-Royce, The Norwegian University of Technology Science (NTNU), research organisation SINTEF Ocean, and classification society DNV GL have signed a memorandum.
Rolls-Royce to design and equip new stern trawler for Icelandic fishing company HB Grandi
Rolls-Royce has won a contract to design and equip a new Rolls-Royce NVC 375 WP Stern Trawler for Icelandic fishing company HB Grandi.
Global Marine Signaling Devices Market to Grow at a CAGR of 3.6%
Global Marine Signaling Devices Market to Grow at a CAGR of 3.6%, 2017-2021 with Drew Marine Signal & Safety, E2S, Greatland Laser, Orion Safety Products and Weems & Plath Dominating
Newmar supplies smart module battery chargers for New York City Ferries
Newmar is supplying new-technology battery chargers for the new fleet of passenger ferries, which will commence service this month in New York City.
Halton's Kitchen Solutions for 13 Cruise Ships on Meyer's Shipyards in Germany and Finland
Halton and shipyard company Meyer's ventilation contractor MAC Hamburg have agreed on providing Halton's indoor air solutions for 13 cruise ships built on the company's shipyards in Germany and Finland during the following 5 to 6 years.
‘Next generation’ tankers to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines
In 2014, the Scheepswerf Ferus Smit yard built two cement carriers on behalf of Erik Thun AB. These are now operated by JT Cement; a joint venture company with Norway based KG Jebsen Cement.
Liberian Registry wins Maritime Services Award for electronic oil record book
LISCR, the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has won the Lloyd’s List Maritime Services Award 2017 for the innovative electronic oil record book (ε-ORB), which is now accepted for use on board Liberian-flag ships.
Rolls-Royce demonstrates world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel
Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have successfully demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark.
HH Ferries electrified by ABB win prestigious Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award 2017
The prestigious Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award 2017 has been given to HH Ferries Group for the electrification of the Tycho Brahe and Aurora ferries, which has been carried out by ABB.
Surveying set to be Transformed by Commercial Drones
Any business looking to stay ahead of the competition make it their mission to leverage the latest technological innovations. Commercial drones are one such innovation being discussed in boardrooms and offices around the world.
New era of technological evolution arrives with first Wärtsilä HY contract
The technology group Wärtsilä has received its first order for the recently introduced Wärtsilä HY, a hybrid power module that combines engines, an energy storage system, and power electronics.
Inspect Your Hull Remotely with a New Submersible, Magnetic Robot
A new type of inspection vehicle has launched at Nor-Shipping 2017
MAN Diesel & Turbo to acquire 40 percent of Aspin Kemp & Associates
Specialist know-how in the field of electric and hybrid systems complements product portfolio
The Master of a marine survey boat confirms excellent results during field testing for Volvo Penta’s new IMO Tier III solution.
 Wärtsilä introduces dedicated organisation to drive digital transformation
The technology group Wärtsilä is currently implementing a digital transformation to become a data led, insights driven, and agile technology company dedicated to taking a leadership role in the smart marine and smart energy ecosystems.
FLIR Introduces M-Series Next Generation Thermal Night Vision Cameras at Nor-Shipping
World leader in thermal imaging highlights the new capabilities of its Next Generation cameras for enhanced situational awareness.
Wilhelmsen unveils agency by air at Nor-Shipping
Marking a seismic shift in just how ships agents can support their customers, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) will soon be delivering its agency essentials via drone.
Volvo Penta engines ready for another lap around the world in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18
For the sixth time, Volvo Penta is an official supplier to the Volvo Ocean Race, providing each of the Volvo Ocean 65 sailing boats with a D2-75 engine.
Win a drone from Martek Marine worth over £1000!
The maritime drone business is booming and global maritime technology experts, Martek Marine (Martek) are the driving force behind the most disruptive and talked about drone technology to take the maritime market by storm!
Dellner to launch new heavy duty SKD disc brakes at Nor-Shipping 2017
New modular design to deliver outstanding stopping power at competitive prices.
On April 25th Damen’s award-winning and IMO certified InvaSave ballast water management system (BWMS) received its world premiere in front of an invited audience courtesy of Groningen Seaports.
Monjasa hosting a trainee event - and is looking for new trainees
Last week, Monjasa opened their office in Fredericia, Denmark to 40 young people who took part in the yearly trainee event.
Project run by Wärtsilä and Seabin Project makes progress – Northern Europe's first floating rubbish
The technology group Wärtsilä's project to bring floating rubbish bins to Finland is making progress. The project is being executed in honour of Finland's centenary.
Bawat joins forces with Fortum to provide mobile ballast water treatment
Bawat A/S is making landfall with its innovative ballast water management solutions for the maritime sector.
Consilium and DASPOS A/S initiates a global win-win cooperation
Consilium and DASPOS A/S have agreed to cooperate regarding global sales, service, and installation of the Daspos Leakage Alarm Systems.
Wärtsilä dual-fuel solution to drive the world’s most powerful cutter dredger
The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply a comprehensive package of engines and propulsion machinery for a new Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) vessel.
New Super-Light 60cm Ku-band Antenna Set to Land this Summer
Cobham develops new SAILOR Ku-band antenna system based on award-winning design
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