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KEEPING IN TOUCH
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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
ClassNK certifies “Sunflame Smart Support System” as Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions
12 April 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has certified “Sunflame Smart Support System”, developed by Sunflame Co., Ltd., as Innovation Endorsement*1 for Products & Solutions, under the Society’s certification service for innovative technologies. In July 2020, to promote the spread and development of innovative technologies, the Society launched Innovation Endorsement as a swift certification … Continue reading “ClassNK certifies “Sunflame Smart Support System” as Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions”
The GTMaritime Download – Issue 4
12 April 2021 – Issue four of The GTMaritime Download is out now! In this issue we share some exciting new developments and product updates as we continue to keep your vessels and crew connected and cyber secure. We are also delighted to share that over 7,500 vessels are now using solutions powered by GTMaritime and to … Continue reading “The GTMaritime Download – Issue 4”
ABB sets course for sustainable river transport with ten all-electric Lisbon ferries
12 April 2021 – ABB secures landmark contract with Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondán to supply all-electric power solution for fast 40-meter urban passenger ferries transporting up to 540 passengers each across Lisbon’s Tagus river. The ten new ferries will be operated by the public ferry company Transtejo, S.A. and will replace the existing fleet serving … Continue reading “ABB sets course for sustainable river transport with ten all-electric Lisbon ferries”
Helm Operations, ShipTracks Launch New Harbor Automation Tools
07 April 2021 – Leading marine operations software developer, Helm Operations, and AIS services provider, ShipTracks, have launched a new set of integrated features for harbor docking companies designed to ensure that companies “never miss another job” in their ports.
Fleet Xpress lands Clearwater Seafoods contract
06 April 2021 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has made a significant breakthrough in the fisheries sector, following an agreement with Clearwater Seafood that commits Canada’s largest vessel-operating seafood company to Fleet Xpress high-speed maritime broadband services.
Bolidt supplies for world’s most advanced research vessel
06 April 2021 – Leading resin applications specialist Bolidt has supplied a range of state-of-the-art decking solutions for OceanX’s new flagship OceanXplorer, the most advanced vessel of its kind ever built. Following extensive rebuilding work at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam, OceanXplorer is regarded as the most advanced exploration, research and media vessel at sea. The 87-metre … Continue reading “Bolidt supplies for world’s most advanced research vessel”
ABB Azipod® electric propulsion marks 30 years of excellence at sea
06 April 2021 – From its creation three decades ago to its market leading position in global shipping today, Azipod® propulsion has revolutionized marine transport with its unparalleled performance, efficiency, sustainability and reliability. First seen on the Finnish icegoing vessel Seili in 1991, Azipod® electric propulsion has clocked over 20 million running hours at an … Continue reading “ABB Azipod® electric propulsion marks 30 years of excellence at sea”
ClassNK Opens Kyushu Regional Office in Hakata, Japan
31 March 2021 – ClassNK opens Kyushu Regional Office in Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan on 1 April 2021. Hakata is the transportation hub of Kyusyu, the island located in the southwest part of the Japanese archipelago. On top of five existing survey stations in Kyusyu, ClassNK adds Kyusyu Regional Office overseeing its operation in the region … Continue reading “ClassNK Opens Kyushu Regional Office in Hakata, Japan”
Ecochlor Ranks 22nd in Inc. 5000 NYC Metro Regionals in USA
31 March 2021 – Inc. magazine released the winners of its second annual “Inc. 5000 Regionals: New York City Metro” award ceremony in the United States. Ecochlor was ranked 22nd in the list of fastest-growing New York City area-based private companies.
Inmarsat signs Greece and Cyprus representation agreement with SRH Marine Electronics
31 March 2021 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has signed an agreement with SRH Marine Electronics for SRH to provide formal representation for support to customers in Greece and Cyprus, whose Inmarsat Maritime contracts were purchased from Speedcast by Inmarsat at the beginning of this year.
ABB to provide comprehensive vessel services to Canadian Coast Guard fleet
30 March 2021 – ABB has been awarded a National Individual Standing Offer1 (NISO) to provide full-scope services for equipment installed on board Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) vessels, reducing maintenance costs and increasing uptime The NISO covers the full range of remote diagnostics and global technical support, cyber security, condition monitoring, spare parts, operational reviews, … Continue reading “ABB to provide comprehensive vessel services to Canadian Coast Guard fleet”
ClassNK begins joint investigative research with Sompo Japan on risk assessment of autonomous ships
25 March 2021 – Leading classification society ClassNK has begun joint investigative research with Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. (hereinafter referred to as Sompo Japan) on risk assessment of autonomous ships. Global efforts are accelerating toward the practical use of technology for autonomous operation in the field of ships, as this may be a promising way … Continue reading “ClassNK begins joint investigative research with Sompo Japan on risk assessment of autonomous ships”
GTMaritime Announces Move to Employee Ownership
25 March 2021 – GTMaritime is proud to announce that it has transitioned its business to an Employee Owned Trust (EOT), in a deal securing the future of a true shipping technology innovator. The move to an EOT is an exciting development which is set to incentivise employees under the guidance of the management team … Continue reading “GTMaritime Announces Move to Employee Ownership”
Inmarsat report guides passenger ships towards IMO 2021 cyber risk management compliance
25 March 2021 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has released a new, free of charge report covering new International Maritime Organization obligations and their implications for cruise ship and ferry professionals. The obligations enter into force next year and the report aims to support owners, managers and captains on compliance as they work to protect passenger ship cyber security.
CJC fully on board with Team Elijah’s Star
22 March 2021 – In December 2021, Team Elijah’s Star will take on the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge – a 3,000-mile rowing race across the Atlantic Ocean – in support of Action Medical Research’s and their work to support babies born too soon. Inspired by the story of a prematurely born but much-loved baby boy named Elijah Halse, the team will attempt to complete the gruelling row between the Canary Islands and English Harbour, Antigua & Barbuda in 37 days – the same number of days Elijah survived before passing away of necrotising enterocolitis.
ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker
22 March 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a methanol dual-fueled tanker developed by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering Co., Ltd. The Society confirmed the design’s compliance with the IMO’s “Interim Guidelines for the Safety of Ships using Methyl/Ethyl Alcohol as fuels”(*1) published in December 2020, and the “Guidelines for Ships Using Low-Flashpoint Fuels” published by the Society in 2019.
Bolidt supplies ‘floating paddock’ for sustainable off-road championship
22 March 2021 – Leading resin applications expert Bolidt has supplied outdoor decking for RMS St Helena, the ‘floating paddock’ that will support a forthcoming series of sustainable off-road races in five remote locations worldwide. Formerly employed by the Royal Mail to serve the British overseas territory after which it is named, RMS St Helena … Continue reading “Bolidt supplies ‘floating paddock’ for sustainable off-road championship”
Samskip shines on the silk road
17 March 2021 – Urgent container capacity shortages and intense sea freight rate inflation are giving an extra push to rail cargo service links between China and Europe, as a fresh crop of long distance shippers find the speed, reliability and inland penetration available from multimodal options compelling.
ClassNK certifies “SOPass” as Innovation Endorsement for Product & Solutions
15 March 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has certified “SOPass”, developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI), as Innovation Endorsement*1 for Product & Solutions, under the Society’s certification service for innovative technologies. In July 2020, to promote the spread and development of innovative technologies, the Society launched Innovation Endorsement as a swift certification service … Continue reading “ClassNK certifies “SOPass” as Innovation Endorsement for Product & Solutions”
Ecochlor Expands Service Team in Southeast Asia
15 March 2021 – Ecochlor is pleased to announce the appointment of Zen Hong Oh as Regional Service Manager for Southeast Asia. Mr. Oh has more than eleven years of involvement in the maritime industry both in shipbuilding and in project management of vessel repairs and retrofits. Prior to Ecochlor, he was Field Service Manager … Continue reading “Ecochlor Expands Service Team in Southeast Asia”
ClassNK grants its first Remote Survey (RMSV) notation to newbuilding
12 March 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has granted its Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for CENTURY HIGHWAY GREEN, an LNG-fueled PCC operated by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE). This is the first vessel on ClassNK’s registry to be marked with RMSV notation at the time of delivery.
MacGregor to supply environmentally sustainable PCTC solutions to NYK Line
11 March 2021 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new equipment order for 4 PCTC vessels. The vessels will be built at the China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Nanjing) Co. Ltd for Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line). The order is booked into Cargotec’s first quarter 2021 order intake, with deliveries planned to commence during … Continue reading “MacGregor to supply environmentally sustainable PCTC solutions to NYK Line”
ABB technology to support iconic U.S. ferry’s move to hybrid-electric operations
09 March 2021 – Maine ferry operator Casco Bay Lines has committed to an integrated hybrid-electric power and propulsion solution from ABB for its new vessel, in a technology step change along one of the longest-established ferry routes in the United States The new ferry is expected to cut up to 800 tons of carbon … Continue reading “ABB technology to support iconic U.S. ferry’s move to hybrid-electric operations”
ClassNK releases Guidelines for ROV/AUV
08 March 2021 – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for ROV/AUV” which summarize the performance and safety requirements for remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs) and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) as part of its activities to meet industry needs related to the establishment of safety standards for innovative technologies and third-party certification. Up … Continue reading “ClassNK releases Guidelines for ROV/AUV”
marineworks makes its mark as first Korean company to join IoS-OP
04 March 2021 – Korea-based maritime solution provider “marineworks” has joined IoS Open Platform (IoS-OP), the ship IoT data sharing platform promoted by Ship Data Center Co., Ltd. (ShipDC). As the first Korean company to join the initiative, marineworks works on not only the transmission and utilization of the ship operation data in IoS-OP but … Continue reading “marineworks makes its mark as first Korean company to join IoS-OP”
ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software
02 March 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.8.0.0 developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). The new version incorporates the latest rule amendments to CSR BC & OT including the ones based on feedback from the industry.
MOL to expand sharing of ship operation data
01 March 2021 – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) and Ship Data Center Co., Ltd. (ShipDC; President: Yasuhiro Ikeda) have agreed to share the data of about 180 MOL’s ships in operation targeted for MOL’s “FOCUS Project”*1 through IoS Open Platform (IoS-OP)*2, the ship IoT data sharing platform promoted by … Continue reading “MOL to expand sharing of ship operation data”
United Wind takes ABB advisory software fleetwide to boost safety and efficiency of operations
25 February 2021 – United Wind Logistics’ module deck carrier VestVind will rely on ABB Ability™ Marine Advisory System – OCTOPUS to support real-time decision making as it transports large windfarm components such as turbines, foundations and blades to offshore installation sites By minimizing unwanted vessel motions and accelerations, ABB Ability™ Marine Advisory System – … Continue reading “United Wind takes ABB advisory software fleetwide to boost safety and efficiency of operations”
ClassNK grants its first Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for PCC ORCA ACE
24 February 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has granted its Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for ORCA ACE, PCC operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and managed by MOL Ship Management Co., Ltd. (MOLSHIP). This is the first vessel on ClassNK’s registry to be marked with RMSV notation. To provide a proper guidance for … Continue reading “ClassNK grants its first Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for PCC ORCA ACE”
METIS first with predictive Poseidon Principles Emissions INDEX
24 February 2021 – METIS Cyberspace Technology has refined its cloud-based data acquisition and ship performance reporting solution to offer shipping’s first tool to predict the trade-off between emissions reduction and debt servicing for ships financed under the Poseidon Principles. Designed to incentivise maritime de-carbonisation, the Poseidon Principles offer a framework for financial institutions to … Continue reading “METIS first with predictive Poseidon Principles Emissions INDEX”
North posts solid renewal results after P&I’s challenging year
23 February 2021 – North P&I Club has reported continuing growth in its diversified business lines and solid progress in raising premiums to reflect market conditions and is expecting to see a small tonnage reduction after a planned de-risking exercise. The attention to risk, revenue and diversification leaves the global marine insurer in robust financial … Continue reading “North posts solid renewal results after P&I’s challenging year”
North Signals – Winter 2021
22 February 2021 – The Winter 2021 issue of North Signals is now available for download or to view online at the following link: North Signals – Issue 122 This issue includes articles on: Challenges in trading with China during COVID-19 Important amendments to seed cake cargo schedules in the IMSBC Code IMO takes first … Continue reading “North Signals – Winter 2021”
Ronald Spithout wins SMART4SEA Leadership Award
18 February 2021 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, is proud to announce that Ronald Spithout, President, Inmarsat Maritime, has won the SMART4SEA 2021 Leadership Award.
ABB Marine & Ports expands in Turkey and Saudi Arabia to support existing and new customers
17 February 2021 – Extending its global reach and service capabilities, ABB Marine & Ports is ramping its presence with local divisions in Turkey and Saudi Arabia The move will strengthen ABB Marine & Ports’ ability to work closely with its growing client base in each country and reinforce efforts to enhance efficiency and sustainability … Continue reading “ABB Marine & Ports expands in Turkey and Saudi Arabia to support existing and new customers”
MacGregor secures contract to supply 36 traction winch systems
10 February 2021 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured an order from SIA Solutions LLC to deliver 36 traction winch systems, 72 storage reel brakes and electrical control systems to the specialised concrete mat sinking unit, ARMOR 1, currently under construction at Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors LLC, Houma, Louisiana for the United States Army Corps … Continue reading “MacGregor secures contract to supply 36 traction winch systems”
ABB’s analytics and AI software can help ships improve efficiency and cut fuel consumption
10 February 2021 – Digital technologies, including AI, data integration and analytics solutions, are expected to transform international shipping in the coming decades as shipowners are seeking solutions that allow them to increase operational efficiency and sustainability and help to comply with environmental regulations. A persistent challenge has been the tendency to gather and process data on a system-by-system basis, rather than analyzing interdependent operations. Feeding datasets into disconnected ‘silos’ limits meaningful analytics capability, burying potential efficiency gains in an ocean of data.
Superyacht chartering in the age of COVID-19
09 February 2021 – COVID-19 has had a significant impact on superyacht chartering, which relies on the unrestricted movement of guests and crew around the world. the new MYBA charter addendum is sufficient to clarify and protect the rights of owners and charterers.
MacGregor signs a 2 year OnWatch Scout agreement
05 February 2021 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a 2 year OnWatch Scout Predict agreement with Load Line Marine SA to support operation of their fleet equipped with MacGregor merchant cranes. The order was booked into Cargotec’s fourth quarter of 2020 order intake, with installation and testing starting on board four vessels the … Continue reading “MacGregor signs a 2 year OnWatch Scout agreement”
North P&I Club names Arklow Shipping’s James Tyrrell as Chair
04 February 2021 – North P&I Club has elected James Alexander Tyrrell as its new chair of the board, succeeding Pratap Shirke, in a seamless change at the helm of the global marine insurer that also sees Ioanna Procopiou become the Club’s first female vice-chair. Mr Tyrrell, a director of Arklow Shipping, takes up the … Continue reading “North P&I Club names Arklow Shipping’s James Tyrrell as Chair”
“K” LINE to expand sharing of ship operation data to enhance utilization of big data in the maritime industry
02 February 2021 – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) and Ship Data Center Co., Ltd. (ShipDC) have agreed to share operation data of all “K” LINE fleet equipped with “Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions”*1 through IoS Open Platform (IoS-OP)*2, the ship IoT data sharing platform promoted by ShipDC. “K” LINE had so far stored operation … Continue reading ““K” LINE to expand sharing of ship operation data to enhance utilization of big data in the maritime industry”
Maritime Lessons from a Watershed Year
01 February 2021 – With COVID-19 testing improving and vaccine roll-out accelerating, there is much to feel hopeful about in 2021 for a maritime industry learning from its 2020 experiences, writes Paul Jennings, Chief Executive of North P&I Club. A new and energetic US administration, agreement on an EU-UK trade deal and resurgent Chinese economic … Continue reading “Maritime Lessons from a Watershed Year”
CJC Currents – January 2021
29 January 2021 – The January edition of CJC Currents is out now! The first issue for 2021 opens with cautionary advice on the potential for false economies in evidence gathering where incidents appear straightforward. CJC also announces the appointment of new directors at its Newcastle and Singapore offices. Featuring topical articles on US sanctions, … Continue reading “CJC Currents – January 2021”
New ABB emission monitoring solution helps the maritime industry achieve decarbonization targets
29 January 2021 – The launch of ABB’s CEMcaptain will help shipping comply with the sulphur emission regulations that were enforced in 2020, and keep in check their CO2 footprint. In January 2020, the low sulphur and nitrousoxide emission limits in the International Maritime Organization regulations became effective worldwide. CEMcaptain is a powerful emissions monitoring … Continue reading “New ABB emission monitoring solution helps the maritime industry achieve decarbonization targets”
ABB to power South Korea’s first domestic zero-emissions ferry
28 January 2021 – ABB has secured a contract with Haemin Heavy Industries shipyard to provide a complete power and propulsion solution for Busan Port Authority’s first all-electric passenger ferry The new ferry represents the first commitment by South Korean authorities to a plan which will see 140 state-owned conventionally powered vessels replaced with those … Continue reading “ABB to power South Korea’s first domestic zero-emissions ferry”
Wallem implements Ocean Technologies Learning Platform
28 January 2021 – Wallem has signed an agreement with the Ocean Technologies Group to implement its recently launched OCEAN Learning Platform. The OCEAN Learning Platform is designed to deliver blended learning, assessment and competency management solutions to improve knowledge, skills and behavioural development. The new platform will boost learner interaction and engagement and drive … Continue reading “Wallem implements Ocean Technologies Learning Platform”
Tidewater accelerates digitalisation strategy with Fleet Xpress
27 January 2021 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has secured a fleet-wide agreement with offshore support vessel major Tidewater to advance its digitalisation strategy by upgrading the majority of its active fleet to Fleet Xpress. Inmarsat has developed a product roadmap of advanced vessel technology efficiencies solutions and enhanced and … Continue reading “Tidewater accelerates digitalisation strategy with Fleet Xpress”
CJC appoints two new Directors
27 January 2021 – Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC) has announced the appointment of two new Directors, with Singapore-based Senior Associate Will Pyle and Newcastle-based Senior Associate Alex Hudson promoted with effect from 1 March 2021. The appointments exemplify the firm’s commitment to its Singapore and Newcastle offices and CJC’s continuing desire to promote the best … Continue reading “CJC appoints two new Directors”
ClassNK updates “Guidelines for Remote Surveys”
27 January 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released “Guidelines for Remote Surveys Ver. 2.0” including a class notation requirement for the ship with advance preparation for remote surveys. ClassNK has been working on the advancement of surveys using digital technology in line with its R&D roadmap and Digital Grand Design 2030, and published … Continue reading “ClassNK updates “Guidelines for Remote Surveys””
METIS and Hivecell agree to lead maritime digitalization from the edge
25 January 2021 – Maritime data analytics specialist METIS Cyberspace Technology has completed proof of concept trials to confirm that edge computing from Hivecell is wholly compatible with its cloud-based shipboard data acquisition solution. Completion opens the way for fully scalable Hivecell stack processing power to be used at locations onboard ship, resulting in significant bandwidth … Continue reading “METIS and Hivecell agree to lead maritime digitalization from the edge”
Inmarsat passes 10,000 vessel Fleet Xpress installation milestone as data demand accelerates maritime digitalisation
With ship data consumption doubling during 2020, Inmarsat launches new ‘Fleet Data Academy’ with partners and shipowners to understand full benefits of digitalisation provided by a fast-growing ecosystem of applications 21 January 2021 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has completed its 10,000th Fleet Xpress ship installation. Simultaneously the company has … Continue reading “Inmarsat passes 10,000 vessel Fleet Xpress installation milestone as data demand accelerates maritime digitalisation”
Samskip launches direct container services between Amsterdam and Ireland
18 January 2021 – Samskip has ramped up its shortsea container connections between Ireland and North Continental Europe by introducing a new dedicated service link into Amsterdam. The weekly connection will mean Irish imports can avoid post-Brexit hassles applying to goods received via UK-based distributors, while exports will benefit from greater reach into EU markets in the northern Netherlands, Germany and beyond.
ABB Azipod® electric propulsion makes bulk carrier debut in Oldendorff ship delivery
18 January 2021 – China’s Chengxi Shipyard hands over the first of twin self-unloading transshipment newbuilds after both owner and builder highlight successful installation and commissioning for Azipod® propulsion The delivery saw two 1.9-MW Azipod® units installed on each of the 21,500-DWT transshipment bulkers for Germany’s largest bulk carrier owner, as part of a package … Continue reading “ABB Azipod® electric propulsion makes bulk carrier debut in Oldendorff ship delivery”
Statement from the Wallem Group
15 January 2021 – The board of Wallem Group announce that Chief Executive Frank Coles has resigned and will be leaving the Wallem Group shortly. As many will be aware Frank has been very active in highlighting the plight of seafarers during the Covid-19 pandemic and now wishes to become more involved in promoting their welfare, … Continue reading “Statement from the Wallem Group”
ClassNK certifies “Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions” as its first Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions
14 January 2021 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK certified “Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions”, jointly developed by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) and Kawasaki Heavy Industries Group, as its first Innovation Endorsement*1 for Products & Solutions, the Society’s new certification service for innovative technologies. In July 2020, to promote the spread and development of innovative … Continue reading “ClassNK certifies “Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions” as its first Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions”
ABB to provide Azipod® electric propulsion for eco-friendly superyacht
13 January 2021 – Debut contract with Dutch luxury yacht builder Oceanco on Azipod® technology installation project paves the way for broader cooperation on sustainable electric propulsion in a market expected to exceed $10 billion by 2025 Specified for a superyacht built to the highest sustainability standards, ABB’s integrated project scope covers the supply of … Continue reading “ABB to provide Azipod® electric propulsion for eco-friendly superyacht”