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Autonomous Ship draws digital audience
A compelling line up of speakers ensured a strong maritime press turn out for the JLA Press Briefing Webinar – the Year of decision for the Autonomous Ship on June 30th, with attendees online simultaneously in the US, Europe and Asia.Read more
What does $5 billion buy in shipping decarbonisation?
When IMO next convenes for MEPC, one agenda item member States will be asked to consider is whether to give the go-ahead to the establishment of a $5 billion collaborative R&D fund to accelerate the development of technological solutions aimed at weaning shipping off fossil fuels and eliminating CO2 emissions.Read more
The decarbonisation policy report-card
Posted in Marine industry talk
The IMO has a clear goal for reducing GHG. What it now needs is an action plan to reach it. At the end of MEPC73 it set member States a homework assignment, instructing them to come up with ideas to discuss when it next convenes, in a global transportation industry variant of the classroom favourite ‘show & tell’.Read more
JLA Media appoints Levett to lead Oil & Gas
Neil Levett is joining the JLA Media team as Lead Consultant for its newly-established Oil & Gas division, taking responsibility for a fast-growing part of the organisation’s PR and communications activities.Read more
Are EEDI shortcoming shipping’s smoking gun?
Posted in Marine industry talk
As the celebrations surrounding IMO’s 70th anniversary fade into memory, it is one of the industry’s worst kept secrets that the UN agency’s Energy Efficiency Design Index requirements have failed to keep pace with improvements in vessel design and operation.Read more
North Signals – Summer 2021
21 September 2021 – The Summer 2021 issue of North Signals is now available for download or to view online at the following link: North Signals – Issue 124 Articles in this edition include: IMO’s carbon reductions push power limits down A legal look at LNG as a marine fuel Understanding the EU-ETS The latest … Continue reading “North Signals – Summer 2021”
ABB’s Eero Lehtovaara appointed Chair of EU association Waterborne Technology Platform
21 September 2021 – ABB Marine & Ports’ Head of Regulatory and Public Affairs, Eero Lehtovaara, has been elected Chair of the Board for major EU research and development forum Waterborne Technology Platform (Waterborne TP) during the association’s general assembly on September 15, 2021.
Ecochlor Submits Filterless and Hybrid BWMS for USCG Type Approval
20 September 2021 – Ecochlor has filed an application for the EcoOne™ Filterless and EcoOne Hybrid™ ballast water management systems (BWMS) with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) for Type Approval. “This application is an amendment to Ecochlor’s existing BWMS Type Approval; it is our expectation that the EcoOne™ and EcoOne Hybrid™ will receive USCG type … Continue reading “Ecochlor Submits Filterless and Hybrid BWMS for USCG Type Approval”
HEMEXPO Invites Visitors to New Virtual Exhibition Centre
20 September 2021 – HEMEXPO – Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers and Exports – a leading suppliers and exporters association for the international shipping sector has today opened the doors to its new virtual exhibition centre. Representing Greek maritime technology specialists worldwide, the custom-built virtual platform provides visitors with round-the-clock access to a wide range of … Continue reading “HEMEXPO Invites Visitors to New Virtual Exhibition Centre”
Ecochlor’s Filterless EcoOne™ & EcoOne Hybrid™ BWMS Receives IMO Type Approval
13 September 2021 – Ecochlor®, Inc. is pleased to receive IMO BWMS Code Type Approval for its EcoOne™ and EcoOne Hybrid™ BWMSs from the Norwegian Maritime Authority. This certification is an amendment to Ecochlor’s existing BWMS Type Approval and is in accordance with the recent and more stringent standards set by IMO Resolution MEPC.300 (72), Code for Approval of Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS Code).
PONANT’s polar explorer reaches North Pole with ABB technology, setting new standards for cruise
13 September 2021 – The hybrid-electric exploration cruise vessel Le Commandant Charcot became the first vessel of its kind to reach the geographic North Pole on September 6, 2021, as it was completing the sea trials in preparation for welcoming guests for the maiden voyage later this year.
Awind selects MacGregor for two Offshore Wind Service Vessels
13 September 2021 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received orders from Awind AS, a subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions headquartered in Oslo, to supply equipment packages for two new “walk-to-work” Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV). Both vessels will be built at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard in Nantong, with each equipment package … Continue reading “Awind selects MacGregor for two Offshore Wind Service Vessels”
ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels(Edition1.1)”
10 September 2021 – ClassNK is committed to providing comprehensive services to support the industry’s efforts for the transition to zero-emission of shipping business.
mySamskip delivers the power of digitalisation
09 September 2021 – Samskip has launched mySamskip, an integrated customer portal developed to ensure that the growing number of customers using its European multimodal network secure the benefits digitalisation brings to the supply chain.
Hapag-Lloyd renews and expands Inmarsat Fleet Xpress commitment
09 September 2021 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has expanded its agreement to deliver maritime broadband to Hapag-Lloyd, after the global transport group renewed its Fleet Xpress contract for a further five years and committed 33 more ships to the market’s leading very small aperture terminal (VSAT) service.
GTMaritime reinforces maritime cybersecurity with enhanced GTDeploy software
08 September 2021 – GTMaritime, a leading provider of secure data communications software to the shipping industry, has launched the latest version of GTDeploy, continuing its support to businesses as they tighten maritime cyber security processes. Patch management is a vital part of cybersecurity protection and GTDeploy enables ship owners and operators to send and … Continue reading “GTMaritime reinforces maritime cybersecurity with enhanced GTDeploy software”
ABB containerized energy storage offers plug-in battery power for a wide range of ships
08 September 2021 – ABB has responded to rapidly rising demand for low and zero emissions from ships by developing Containerized ESS – a complete, plug-in solution to install sustainable marine energy storage at scale, housed in a 20ft high-cube ISO container and ready to integrate with the vessel’s main power distribution system.
Lloyd’s Register and Inmarsat form industry-first collaboration to develop a remote survey solution
07 September 2021 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, have announced an industry-first collaboration between a satellite communications provider and classification society to provide a connectivity solution that will address challenges experienced during remote surveys.
Europort 2021: the path to a sustainable maritime future
01 September 2021 – Europort 2021 is proud to announce the first programme components. This year’s largest maritime exhibition will take place from 2 to 5 November in Rotterdam Ahoy and its brand new convention centre. It is the 40th edition of Europort, making it one of the longest existing maritime exhibitions in the world. … Continue reading “Europort 2021: the path to a sustainable maritime future”
New VIKING evacuation kit puts turbine tower safety first top to bottom
31 August 2021 – VIKING Life-saving Equipment is maintaining momentum in its development of the most complete range of safety solutions to cover the risks facing wind turbine service technicians, by introducing an easily accessible and self-contained evacuation kit located in the tower.
METIS and Carl Baguhn to deliver greener future for existing ships and land-based power plants
31 August 2021 – METIS Cyberspace Technology SA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Carl Baguhn GmbH & Co. KG, establishing a long-term strategic partnership to improve the environmental performance of existing ships and land-based power plants. Under the brand name ‘GreenFuture’, Carl Baguhn Hamburg collaborates with its sister companies Carl Baguhn Barranquilla … Continue reading “METIS and Carl Baguhn to deliver greener future for existing ships and land-based power plants”
ClassNK releases Data Quality Guidelines
27 August 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK released its “Data Quality Guidelines”. For facilitating processes of collecting and utilizing shipboard data among various stakeholders, the guidelines outline points to note for ensuring high data quality in accordance with the related international standards.
Shell and Baker Hughes to Deliver Smart Oil Condition Monitoring and Equipment Health Service
25 August 2021 – Shell announces the launch of VitalyX, powered by Shell Remote Sense and Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business, as an intelligent, advanced analytics-based oil condition monitoring and machine health service for the marine sector. VitalyX combines Shell Remote Sense lubricant analysis expertise with Bently Nevada’s 60-year experience in condition monitoring and … Continue reading “Shell and Baker Hughes to Deliver Smart Oil Condition Monitoring and Equipment Health Service”
ABB to fit Tallink Megastar ferry with shore connection for emission-free port stays
24 August 2021 – ABB’s comprehensive shore connection solution will allow Tallink shuttle vessel Megastar to plug into the local grid for quiet and emission-free overnight layovers in the Port of Tallinn. Fueled by low-emission liquefied natural gas, passenger and car ferry Megastar makes three return journeys between the Estonian and Finnish capitals per day, … Continue reading “ABB to fit Tallink Megastar ferry with shore connection for emission-free port stays”
ClassNK releases Guidelines for Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
23 August 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK released its “Guidelines for Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)” that summarize the approval requirements for metallic marine equipment by additive manufacturing technology as part of its effort to meet the industry’s demand for a third-party certification for marine equipment manufactured with an advanced technology. Additive manufacturing technology is … Continue reading “ClassNK releases Guidelines for Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)”
Wallem appoints new Managing Director, Ship Agency for Indochina
18 August 2021 – As part of efforts to expand its global reach and enhance its regional service offering, Wallem Group has appointed Leonard Tui as Managing Director, Ship Agency for Indochina. Tui joins Wallem from Höegh Autoliners, bringing with him 17 years’ experience in maritime operations and logistics management. In his previous role as … Continue reading “Wallem appoints new Managing Director, Ship Agency for Indochina”
MacGregor to deliver telescopic cranes for Manson Construction’s Frederick Paup
17 August 2021 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, will deliver two large, 120 ft. double telescopic service cranes and one 50 ft. telescopic stores crane for a self-propelled hopper dredge. Currently being built for Manson Construction Co., the Frederick Paup will be the largest ever self-propelled trailing suction hopper dredge built in the USA and … Continue reading “MacGregor to deliver telescopic cranes for Manson Construction’s Frederick Paup”
Sunderland Marine Polaris – Summer 2021
16 August 2021 – The Summer 2021 issue of Sunderland Marine Polaris is now available for download or to view online here. About North P&I Club: North P&I Club is a leading global marine insurer providing P&I, FD&D, war risks, hull and ancillary insurance to over 248 million GT of owned and chartered tonnage. … Continue reading “Sunderland Marine Polaris – Summer 2021”
ClassNK releases “Handling of the use of biofuels on ships”
12 August 2021 – ClassNK is committed to providing comprehensive services to support the industry’s efforts for the transition to zero-emission of shipping business.
Inmarsat takes another leap forward with ELERA, the global network for IoT, safety and mission critical connectivity
12 August 2021 – In its second major announcement in two weeks, Inmarsat is today unveiling Inmarsat ELERA; a global narrowband network that is ideally suited to the rapidly evolving world of the Internet of Things (IoT) and for global mobility customers, including aviation, maritime, governments and select enterprises.
VIKING launches the next generation of offshore crew PPE with the VIKING YouSafe™ Vanguard lifejacket
11 August 2021 – Continuing consultations between VIKING Life-Saving Equipment and its growing offshore client base has brought a new lifejacket to the oil & gas and wind energy markets whose form is as innovative as the range of new details to overcome longstanding safety challenges facing offshore crews and maintenance personnel.
ClassNK releases “ClassNK Technical Journal”
05 August 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released “ClassNK Technical Journal”.
The purpose of this publication is contributing to the development of the maritime industry by publishing the outcome of R&D and technical activities.
Azipod® propulsion marks 300th vessel milestone with eco-friendly Orange Marine cable ship contract
05 August 2021 – Integrated ABB power and propulsion package win from Colombo Dockyard brings milestone Azipod® installation for advanced cable-laying and repair vessel that will support offshore wind farms. The high-tech vessel will be delivered by Sri Lanka’s leading shipbuilder in 2023, joining an Orange Marine France fleet which now accounts for 15 percent … Continue reading “Azipod® propulsion marks 300th vessel milestone with eco-friendly Orange Marine cable ship contract”
Inmarsat shows the way for future maritime safety with unique data
05 August 2021 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has published a new report based on an exclusive analysis of Global Maritime Distress and Safety Services alerts from ships.
ClassNK grants its first DSS(Hull Monitoring) notation for 211,000DWT bulk carrier “DREAM CLOVER”
04 August 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has granted its notation indicating that the vessel is provided with the cutting edge hull monitoring system, for “DREAM CLOVER”, 211,000 DWT bulk carrier which was built by Japan Marine United Corporation for Daiwa Kisen Co., Ltd., and to be chartered by NYK Line(delivery date: 28 July … Continue reading “ClassNK grants its first DSS(Hull Monitoring) notation for 211,000DWT bulk carrier “DREAM CLOVER””
CJC acquires CTRL Marine Solutions from The Shipowners’ Club
03 August 2021 – Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC) has agreed to acquire CTRL Marine Solutions from Shipowners’ Mutual Protection Ltd. The acquisition underlines the importance of P&I work to CJC, whilst further enhancing the firm’s position at the forefront of providing bespoke legal and technical services to P&I Clubs and their members. As one of … Continue reading “CJC acquires CTRL Marine Solutions from The Shipowners’ Club”
GTMaritime product upgrades strengthen cyber resilience and smart data management
02 August 2021 – GTMaritime, a leading provider of secure data communications software to the shipping industry, has released two significant product updates addressing fast-evolving cyber security and digitalisation needs in shipping. Available for download now, GTMaritime’s secure maritime file and data replication solution, GTReplicate, has been substantially upgraded to provide customers with greater file … Continue reading “GTMaritime product upgrades strengthen cyber resilience and smart data management”
ABB to power first fully electric U.S. tugboat for maximum efficiency and zero-emission operations
29 July 2021 – ABB will deliver an integrated electric propulsion system and advanced vessel control technology for Crowley’s pioneering eWolf tug, built for sustainable and safe operations at the Port of San Diego. Upon delivery by Alabama-based shipbuilder Master Boat Builders, Inc. (MBB) in mid-2023, Crowley Maritime Corporation’s new 82-foot (25-meter) vessel will support … Continue reading “ABB to power first fully electric U.S. tugboat for maximum efficiency and zero-emission operations”
Inmarsat unveils the communications network of the future
29 July 2021 – Today, Inmarsat unveiled plans for ORCHESTRA, the communications network of the future. In the largest ever transformation of its current world-class services, Inmarsat ORCHESTRA will bring together existing geosynchronous (GEO) satellites with low earth orbit satellites (LEO) and terrestrial 5G into an integrated, high-performance solution.
Inmarsat Maritime Ventures signs FleetBroadband sale agreement with SRH Connect
28 July 2021 – Inmarsat Maritime Ventures, a subsidiary of Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has signed an agreement with SRH Connect (SRH) for SRH to acquire Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband customer base in Greece and Cyprus. The SRH acquisition involves customer contracts purchased by Inmarsat Maritime Ventures from Speedcast at the beginning of this year. SRH already provides customer support for Inmarsat’s Fleet Network Manager portfolio after signing a customer support agreement in March 2021. As part of the sale agreement, SRH will become a formal Inmarsat distribution partner for FleetBroadband and a Value-Added Reseller for Fleet Xpress.
Inmarsat puts crew welfare and digitalisation issues centre stage at London International Shipping Week
27 July 2021 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has released details of its programme for London International Shipping Week 2021, the biennial week-long global shipping and maritime event in London, United Kingdom from 13 to 17 September, 2021. With in-person events returning to the maritime calendar, Inmarsat’s LISW2021 agenda is … Continue reading “Inmarsat puts crew welfare and digitalisation issues centre stage at London International Shipping Week”
ClassNK grants Innovation Endorsement certification to TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT CO., LTD.
20 July 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted its first Innovation Endorsement “Provider Certification” for organizations to TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT CO., LTD. (TFC). Upon examining TFC’s established organizational structure for innovation and its innovation activities, the Society granted Class C and D certification to the provider.
North P&I Club appoints Nick Wolfe to drive diversification forward
19 July 2021 – Global marine insurer North P&I Club has reaffirmed its drive for diversification by appointing Nick Wolfe as Deputy Global Director (Underwriting), reflecting a significant expansion in his leadership role in developing the diversification strategy. “Our transformation from monoline P&I Club to diversified global marine insurer continues and Nick’s new role will … Continue reading “North P&I Club appoints Nick Wolfe to drive diversification forward”
“Ship Carbon Recycling Working Group” of Japan’s Carbon Capture & Reuse Study Group has confirmed that carbon recycled methane can be recognized as zero emission ship fuel
19 July 2021 – The “Ship Carbon Recycling Working Group(WG)” of Japan’s Carbon Capture & Reuse (CCR) Study Group has confirmed that carbon recycled methane produced by methanation technology (Note 1) can be recognized as zero emission ship fuel. A technical paper describing the details of the calculation procedure and evaluation conducted by the WG has been published in the latest issue of the journal of Japan Institute of Marine Engineering.
Samskip strengthens presence in the Nordics led by new subsidiary in Finland
15 July 2021 – Samskip has established its own business entity in Finland with ambitions to grow shortsea, inland and freight forwarding (ocean and air) volumes from new premises in Helsinki.
ClassNK and the Carbon Trust sign agreement to support progress of offshore wind power generation in Japan
15 July 2021 – ClassNK, an internationally recognised classification society and the Carbon Trust, a global climate change consultancy, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the progress of offshore wind power generation in Japan. As independent organisations with shared values this agreement will enable ClassNK and the Carbon Trust to collaborate on … Continue reading “ClassNK and the Carbon Trust sign agreement to support progress of offshore wind power generation in Japan”
CJC Currents – July 2021
15 July 2021 – The July edition of CJC Currents is out now! Issue 3 of CJC Currents for 2021 offers special insights into legal issues surrounding bills of lading, including thoughtful articles on e-bills, the surprises in law still brought by hard copy B/Ls, and a report on the recent MV Smart case. Lead … Continue reading “CJC Currents – July 2021”
New report finds connectivity crucial to seafarers’ future welfare needs
14 July 2021 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has further showcased its commitment to crew welfare by sponsoring a new report exploring the future of seafaring to 2050. The report offers recommendations on how shipping, training institutions and welfare services can respond to the changing needs of tomorrow’s seafarers.
METIS contributes digital expertise to EU sustainability project ENGIMMONIA
13 July 2021 – METIS Cyberspace Technology is contributing to an EU-backed project that will test clean energy solutions on board vessels with the aim of establishing the European Union as a leader in sustainable shipping – and ultimately steer the sector towards total decarbonisation. The ENGIMMONIA project comprises two main areas of focus: promoting … Continue reading “METIS contributes digital expertise to EU sustainability project ENGIMMONIA”
ABB’s new digital solution helps optimize ship performance across fleets
13 July 2021 – New online platform, ABB Ability™ Marine Fleet Intelligence – Advisory, combines the power of cloud-based analytics and reporting with user-friendly visualizations to help shipowners, managers and charterers optimize ship performance fleet-wide. ABB Ability™ Marine Fleet Intelligence – Advisory is offered as a SaaS (Software as a Service), which can collect data … Continue reading “ABB’s new digital solution helps optimize ship performance across fleets”
ClassNK conducts third-party verification of GHG emissions from entire value chain – including Scope 3 emissions – of NS United Kaiun Kaisha and issues a GHG verification statement
12 July 2021 – While efforts to build a decarbonized society are being accelerated such as through strengthened GHG reduction targets in various countries and with the progress of sustainable finance, a framework for assessing GHG emissions has also been introduced to IMO regulations. The shipping industry is now required to plan and manage GHG … Continue reading “ClassNK conducts third-party verification of GHG emissions from entire value chain – including Scope 3 emissions – of NS United Kaiun Kaisha and issues a GHG verification statement”
Helm Operations Launches New Work Rest Product to Help Companies Ensure STCW Compliance
08 July 2021 – Leading marine operations software provider, Helm Operations, is looking to make waves in the crew management and compliance space with the launch of Helm CONNECT Work Rest, a new set of tools to help companies combat crew fatigue and ensure rest time compliance across their fleets by allowing them to efficiently manage onboard work schedules from a single screen. Focused on freeing busy … Continue reading “Helm Operations Launches New Work Rest Product to Help Companies Ensure STCW Compliance”
ClassNK publishes an onboard poster describing common issues and recommended measures when using compliant fuel oil
08 July 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has published an onboard poster for ships titled “Issues after starting to use VLSFO,” which outlines common main engine issues and recommended countermeasures when using Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) that complies with SOx regulations. After the enforcement of regulations to limit sulphur content in marine … Continue reading “ClassNK publishes an onboard poster describing common issues and recommended measures when using compliant fuel oil”
Foreship-conceived Spirit of Tasmania ferries given go-ahead for construction
08 July 2021 – Tasmania-based TT-Line Company Pty Ltd has signed a contract with Finnish shipyard Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) for the delivery of two new car and passenger ferries conceived by leading naval architecture and marine engineering firm Foreship Ltd. The agreement has been finalised following approval from the Tasmanian Government, with construction set … Continue reading “Foreship-conceived Spirit of Tasmania ferries given go-ahead for construction”
NKCS launches EEXI support service
07 July 2021 – ClassNK Consulting Service (NKCS) has launched an EEXI compliance support service for shipping companies. NKCS offers a full range of support, from proposing and providing the best solution for compliance with the EEXI regulation, to developing the required documents and obtaining the IEE certificate.
Edda Wind selects MacGregor for a further two Offshore Wind Service Vessels
06 July 2021 – Following the receipt of equipment orders for four offshore wind service vessels announced in May 2020, MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an additional order for another two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV) that will further expand the Østensjø Rederi Edda Wind fleet. Both vessels will be built at the Astilleros … Continue reading “Edda Wind selects MacGregor for a further two Offshore Wind Service Vessels”
VIKING arrives at DEFEA Athens to spread good news for defence contractors on safety at sea
06 July 2021 – With order volumes from defence customers in Greece at their highest level for many years, VIKING Life-Saving Equipment is taking the first ‘real-life’ opportunity to present its consolidated portfolio of products and services to naval and military clients in an encouraging market.
ClassNK enhances support for shipping’s transition to zero-emission
05 July 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has proclaimed its roles to support the transition of the shipping business to zero-emission.
METIS establishes Singapore subsidiary as focus for shipowners in Southeast Asia
05 July 2021 – Maritime data analytics specialist METIS Cyberspace Technology has opened a fully owned subsidiary in Singapore, in a move enhancing service capabilities for the increasing number of shipping companies based in Southeast Asia signing up to its solutions. Continuing its global growth strategy, the Singapore operation provides a focus for regional shipowners … Continue reading “METIS establishes Singapore subsidiary as focus for shipowners in Southeast Asia”
ABB further enhances efficiency of Azipod® electric propulsion with digital solution
05 July 2021 – Already delivering decisive efficiency gains to an ever-increasing variety of ship types, ABB Azipod® electric propulsion now benefits from an automated steering function that helps further minimize fuel consumption and emissions. The new digital solution, ABB Ability™ OptimE – Toe Angle Optimization for Propulsion, supports crew in achieving maximum propulsion efficiency … Continue reading “ABB further enhances efficiency of Azipod® electric propulsion with digital solution”
ClassNK releases Guidelines for Hull Monitoring
30 June 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK released its “Guidelines for Hull Monitoring” that summarize technical requirements for a hull monitoring system to achieve the improvement of the ship safety, and stipulates the relevant class notation. A hull monitoring system is intended to collect information through sensors like a strain gauge or an accelerometer … Continue reading “ClassNK releases Guidelines for Hull Monitoring”
ShipDC welcomes Navarino to IoS-OP
30 June 2021 – Navarino has joined IoS Open Platform (IoS-OP), the ship IoT data sharing platform promoted by Ship Data Center Co., Ltd. (ShipDC). Navarino will not only work on the transmission and utilization of the ship operation data in IoS-OP but also contribute to raise the industry’s awareness of IoS-OP. IoS-OP is a … Continue reading “ShipDC welcomes Navarino to IoS-OP”
ABB completes key stage in DNV cyber security type approval process for vessel systems
30 June 2021 – ABB’s automation, propulsion and switchboard systems for vessels have successfully been verified to meet DNV’s class notation ‘Cyber secure SP0’, based on the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) guidelines for cyber risk management. “Risk managers are now putting cyber security to the top of their list, in terms of shipping risks. The … Continue reading “ABB completes key stage in DNV cyber security type approval process for vessel systems”
ABB technology enables world’s largest civilian hospital ship to access even the most challenging harbors
29 June 2021 – ABB’s Azipod® propulsion will help Global Mercy™ enter less accessible harbors off the African coast, while reducing vibrations and noise – crucial to the comfort of up to 200 patients and medical personnel on board. With about 5 billion people lacking access to surgical care globally1,international charity Mercy Ships uses hospital … Continue reading “ABB technology enables world’s largest civilian hospital ship to access even the most challenging harbors”
YSA Design captures essence of Florence for Costa Cruises vessel
28 June 2021 – With its maiden voyage set to start on 4 July, the final touches are being put in place so that Costa Cruises’ Costa Firenze can offer guests the flavour of a trip to Florence from the comfort of a luxury passenger ship. The 323-metre Vista-class cruise vessel, which was built by … Continue reading “YSA Design captures essence of Florence for Costa Cruises vessel”
North P&I Club office move demonstrates ongoing commitment to future growth in Asia
28 June 2021 – North P&I Club has taken occupancy of new offices in Singapore, its regional headquarters for Asia, reaffirming its commitment to the existing membership and further growth of business in the region. The move, long envisaged in response to the continuing growth of the team in Singapore and the growth of business … Continue reading “North P&I Club office move demonstrates ongoing commitment to future growth in Asia”
METIS adds electric profiling functionality to vessel performance analytics
28 June 2021 – Maritime data analytics specialist METIS Cyberspace Technology has launched an Electrical Power Profile evaluation application, adding to its growing array of vessel performance analytics tools. The new METIS Electrical Power Profile Overview functionality responds to growing market interest in the benefits of installing alternative electrical power sources to auxiliary engines as … Continue reading “METIS adds electric profiling functionality to vessel performance analytics”
ClassNK updates EEXI and CII information following MEPC76
23 June 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has updated the information on its website regarding Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index(EEXI) and Carbon Intensity Indicator(CII) rating for ships in service, following the outcomes of MEPC76 held in June 2021. On top of providing the latest information on mandatory requirements to improve the energy efficiency of … Continue reading “ClassNK updates EEXI and CII information following MEPC76”
Ecochlor Completes all Land-based and Shipboard Testing for EcoOne™ Filterless BWMS
22 June 2021 – Ecochlor, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of all land-based and shipboard testing for the filterless, EcoOne™ ballast water management system (BWMS) in preparation for an application for USCG and IMO BWMS Code Type Approvals. DNV was chosen to act as the Independent Lab (IL) throughout the entire process and … Continue reading “Ecochlor Completes all Land-based and Shipboard Testing for EcoOne™ Filterless BWMS”
METIS and Geislinger integrate vibrations into Neptune Lines vessel performance trial
22 June 2021 – Pure Car & Truck Carrier operator Neptune Lines is hosting shipboard trials of a next-level digital service for Marine Powertrain Condition Analysis, in a collaborative initiative between METIS Cyberspace Technology and Geislinger GmbH. The trials will interconnect the latest Geislinger GMS Mk6 continuous monitoring and measuring system for rotating components of … Continue reading “METIS and Geislinger integrate vibrations into Neptune Lines vessel performance trial”
ABB and Keppel O&M reach key autonomy milestone with remote vessel operation trial in Port of Singapore
21 June 2021 – ABB, together with Singaporean shipyard Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has successfully carried out South Asia’s first remote joystick control of a tugboat in the busy Port of Singapore. The Port of Singapore, with more than 130,000 vessels calling annually, presents one of the most complex settings for autonomous harbor … Continue reading “ABB and Keppel O&M reach key autonomy milestone with remote vessel operation trial in Port of Singapore”
One Sea White Paper sets agenda for autonomous ship safety regulation
21 June 2021 – One Sea, the high-profile industry alliance that brings together leading exponents of autonomous ship technology, has released a new white paper focusing on the relationship between ship safety and autonomous technology.