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Bawat A/S raises new capital of more than DKK 20m, fortifies board and management
07/10/2019 MARPRO Team
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. Read More
Amazing biofilm protection results presented by Hasytec Group
25/09/2019 Sponsored content
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. Read More
Your invitation to Future Fuels Seminar 2019 with 20% discount
20/09/2019 MARPRO Team
Future Fuels for Shipping Seminar will open in less than two months' time where 15+ expert speakers will deliver two-days of unparalleled content on the fuels that will make decarbonisation a reality. Read More
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BAWAT is hiring
14/10/2019 MARPRO Team
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. Read More
BIMCO launches interactive graphs showing bunker fuel spreads
14/10/2019 MARPRO Team
BIMCO has developed a monitoring service for bunker prices, with data provided by MABUX, which is now available to all BIMCO members. Read More
Get onboard with digitalization to reap the benefits
14/10/2019 Nabil Ben Soussia, Group Vice President
The digital transformation train is leaving the station and maritime companies need to get onboard now or risk missing the trip! Read More
Electrification of the cruise industry
14/10/2019 MARPRO Team
AIDA Cruises and battery supplier Corvus Energy announce cooperation and ring in electrification of the cruise industry. Read More
New service cooperation announced
14/10/2019 MARPRO Team
Wärtsilä and Norsepower sign agreement to strengthen global wind propulsion service network. Read More
Marshall Islands has been removed from EU List of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions
14/10/2019 MARPRO Team
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. Read More
New online platform launched by Bureau Veritas
14/10/2019 MARPRO Team
Veristar Equipment is an online platform for equipment manufacturers providing a seamless, efficient and transparent process from start to finish. Read More
Protecting life in the Arctic seas
14/10/2019 MARPRO Team
In the latest episode of Ocean, Euronews looks at what's being done by the EU to prevent threats to the Arctic ecosystem. Read More
Svitzer signs deal for two innovative icebreaking tugs
07/10/2019 MARPRO Team
Agreement with winning shipbuilder Med Marine will see custom designed ice classed vessels delivered in 2020 and 2021. Read More
Maritime Leadership and the Near Horizon
07/10/2019 MARPRO Team
UK Maritime Minister among speakers to high level event aimed at encouraging new thinking on the education, skills and training in the maritime sector. Read More
Enhanced efficiency & sustainability for offshore vessel
07/10/2019 MARPRO Team
Wärtsilä has been selected to engineer, supply, and commission a hybrid propulsion system for an offshore sector vessel. Norway-based Eidesvik AS has contracted Wärtsilä to carry out the upgrade project on its ‘Viking Neptun’ construction vessel. Read More
North Sea wind energy potential to be strengthened in future
07/10/2019 MARPRO Team
The Danish sector of the North Sea should house many more wind farms in the future, according to energy policy spokespersons from the Liberal Party, the Social Democrats and the Socialist People’s Party (SPP). Read More
Successful trial of blockchain and DNA-based marine fuels tracking solution
07/10/2019 MARPRO Team
Ground-breaking trial paves way for more transparency and traceability in the marine fuels supply chain. Read More
Volvo Penta gensets power Sweden’s largest electric-hybrid ferry
07/10/2019 MARPRO Team
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. Read More
Low Emission Methanol-Fueled Chemical Tanker Delivered
07/10/2019 MARPRO Team
NYK is proud to announce the delivery of Takaroa Sun, a methanol carrier equipped with two-stroke dual-fuel engine technology that enables the vessel to be powered by methanol. Read More
ShipServ signs landmark partnership agreement with Hanseaticsoft
30/09/2019 MARPRO Team
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. Read More
Damen signs with Port Authority of Jamaica for new Utility Vessel 3911
30/09/2019 MARPRO Team
On 21st August, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJAM) for the delivery of a Utility Vessel 3911. The vessel will be used by Damen’s client for buoy-laying and maintenance support operations. Read More
GAC opens in Ireland
30/09/2019 MARPRO Team
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. Read More
NYK Places Order for World’s Largest LNG-fueled PCTC
30/09/2019 MARPRO Team
NYK has placed an order for the world largest pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) capable of navigating oceans with only LNG as the main fuel. Read More
A.P. Moller - Maersk upgrades its digital Warehousing and Distribution with JDA
30/09/2019 MARPRO Team
Maersk will extend its end-to-end container logistics services with JDA Software Inc.’s Warehouse Management solutions, further building its warehousing and distribution services. Read More
Strathclyde University and Datum Electronics to propel new condition monitoring technology
30/09/2019 MARPRO Team
Announcing a new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Strathclyde University, aimed at developing a ground-breaking technology for marine engine condition monitoring. Read More
Lloyd’s Register signs up to Getting to Zero Coalition
30/09/2019 MARPRO Team
Organisation part of industry alliance leading collaboration for international shipping’s decarbonisation. Read More
Building the most powerful Otto cycle engine in the world
23/09/2019 MARPRO Team
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. Read More
Brimming potential
23/09/2019 MARPRO Team
It sounds almost too good to be true. Two 30-somethings hatch an idea to establish a tourism business focused on sustainability. They decide to design a ground breaking passenger vessel, raising the funds to build it themselves. Read More
First Carbon-neutral Voyage
23/09/2019 MARPRO Team
NYK has become the first Japanese shipping company to realize a carbon-neutral voyage by offsetting 5,000 tons of CO2, equivalent to the CO2 emitted by NYK’s environmental flagship car carrier Aries Leader during one voyage. Read More
Nations must enforce IMO 2020 sulphur regulations
23/09/2019 MARPRO Team
The World Shipping Council, BIMCO, the Cruise Lines International Association, and the International Parcel Tankers Association calls on International Maritime Organization member states to fully implement the new global marine fuel sulphur cap Read More
GreenSteam Acquires BMT SMART
23/09/2019 MARPRO Team
GreenSteam announces that it has acquired BMT’s data collection and performance optimization subsidiary firm SMART. Read More
Ocean Network Express Releases 2019 Sustainability Report
23/09/2019 MARPRO Team
Ocean Network Express is pleased to announce the release of ‘ONE Sustainability Report 2019’. Read More
Port clean energy projects help establish a greener waterfront
23/09/2019 MARPRO Team
The Port of Seattle was the first home port in North America to offer shore power at two Seattle cruise berths and they haven’t stopped there. The Port is working on a plan that will bring shore power to major facilities on the working waterfront. Read More
Digital shoppers must understand the vital role shipping plays
16/09/2019 Author: Debra Massey
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Patron of Maritime UK, demonstrated the importance of London International Shipping Week (LISW) by attending a VIP reception at Banqueting House. Read More
Free BIMCO market analysis webinar
16/09/2019 MARPRO Team
On 19 September, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, will focus on the current freight market conditions and put them into context, while at the same time looking at recent fleet developments. Read More
Propulsion package set new standards for high-speed vessels
16/09/2019 MARPRO Team
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. Read More
AI and ML: essential tools for the future of marine insurance
16/09/2019 By Matthew Madahar, Data Analyst
Historically, 80% of the information needed to make an underwriting decision has been generated internally and 20% externally. Moving forward, this will switch. Read More
New ship operating expenses assessment
16/09/2019 MARPRO Team
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. Read More
Super-efficient Wasaline ferry choses navigation system
16/09/2019 MARPRO Team
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. Read More
Chevron Marine Lubricants launches new gear oils
16/09/2019 MARPRO Team
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. Read More
Goodbye big ships. Hello profitability.
16/09/2019 Author: Kris Kosmala
An interesting article by Kris Kosmala, Strategy for Business and IT, Technology Innovation (AI & optimization), Business Digital Transformation Read More
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