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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
Syncing PR and social media strategies
Posted in Social media
With 77% of marketers using at least one social media channel to market their business, it is clear that a large number of business-to-business (B2B) companies are seeing value in investing in a field that was originally dominated by their B2C counterparts.Read more
The human element celebrated
Posted in Marine industry talk
Many of JLA Media’s clients stand at the forefront of the technological revolution unfolding in today’s maritime industry, including advanced ship to shore communications, the Internet of Things, new propulsion and automation solutions, and other cutting-edge developments. However, the fact remains that the most important ‘component’ in ensuring the efficiency of the modern cargo vessel is its human crew.Read more
Inmarsat launches Fleet LTE service in the North Sea
04 December 2019 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, will extend its service portfolio for customers with the launch of Fleet LTE, following an agreement with subsea fibre and offshore LTE network operator, Tampnet.
MacGregor and Kongsberg Digital to collaborate to verify the operational benefits of a high quality, standardised and secure digital service solution
03 December 2019 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and Kongsberg Digital, part of KONGSBERG, have entered into a collaboration agreement to test the interface of MacGregor’s OnWatch Scout condition monitoring and predictive maintenance service within Kongsberg Digital’s Vessel Insight data infrastructure solution. The Vessel Insight solution enables high quality data from interfaced systems to be … Continue reading “MacGregor and Kongsberg Digital to collaborate to verify the operational benefits of a high quality, standardised and secure digital service solution”
Equinor chooses VIKING’s New Electric Lifeboats for the Njord “A”
03 December 2019 – VIKING has secured a contract from Kværner AS to deliver three VIKING Norsafe E-GES 52 electric free-fall lifeboats and compatible davits, in a significant advance for electric propulsion. The contract, part of the upgrade of Equinor’s Njord A platform in the Norwegian Sea, initially called for diesel-powered lifeboats but has been … Continue reading “Equinor chooses VIKING’s New Electric Lifeboats for the Njord “A””
ClassNK Magazine – 86th Edition
02 December 2019 – The latest issue of the ClassNK Magazine is available for download here or to view online at the following link: ClassNK Magazine 86 This edition includes a selection of articles about projects supported by ClassNK and its partners, such as: Insights from Mr. Fumihiko Higashi, President of ClassNK China (p. … Continue reading “ClassNK Magazine – 86th Edition”
MacGregor secures orders worth approximately EUR 8 million for port development and naval projects in Europe
29 November 2019 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured orders to provide MacGregor equipment to a European port development project and TTS products to a naval project, also in Europe, with a total value of approximately EUR 8 million. The orders were booked into Cargotec’s fourth quarter 2019 order intake, with deliveries planned to … Continue reading “MacGregor secures orders worth approximately EUR 8 million for port development and naval projects in Europe”
MacGregor News – Issue 174 – Winter 2019
28 November 2019 – The latest issue of MacGregor News is now available to read online here. Articles include: Pragmatism should drive the adoption of digital agendas Interconnected intelligent systems enable an autonomous future Game-changing advances turn the tide on convention What price to put on value? Servicing by the OEM saves money and secures … Continue reading “MacGregor News – Issue 174 – Winter 2019”
Inmarsat and ABB Marine & Ports sign agreement to enable digitalisation via Fleet Data platform
28 November 2019 – Inmarsat and ABB Marine & Ports, two driving forces behind maritime digitalisation, have signed a milestone Master Supply Agreement. The implementation of the agreement tackles an obstacle identified by ship owners themselves which has stopped them using IoT (Internet of Things) technology.
Inmarsat’s successful launch of GX5 next generation satellite to add significant Fleet Xpress capacity
27 November 2019 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has confirmed the successful launch of GX5, the fifth satellite in the world leading Global Xpress (GX) fleet delivering Fleet Xpress high-speed maritime broadband services. The satellite was lifted into orbit by an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the Ariane Launch Complex No. 3 (ELA-3) in Kourou, French Guiana.
YSA Design claims cruise ship first for Build Information Modelling
27 November 2019 – Leading cruise and luxury vessel designer YSA Design is close to completing what it believes is the first ever ship construction project to bring together everything from initial sketches to the sign-off tasks for utilities completion under one Building Information Modelling (BIM) process. The project, for an undisclosed cruise owner, saw … Continue reading “YSA Design claims cruise ship first for Build Information Modelling”
Press registration for Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe
26 November 2019 – With just one week to go, we are looking forward to welcoming you to the Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe event in Barcelona! Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe is the premier trade fair created exclusively for the marine interiors community. Taking place 4–5 December 2019 at Fira Barcelona, the show provides … Continue reading “Press registration for Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe”
ClassNK signs a joint research agreement for Condition-based Maintenance
26 November 2019 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has concluded a joint research agreement for developing advanced condition-based maintenance (CBM), a new maintenance and management process for engine machinery plants, and establishing a new classification survey scheme based on CBM. In the joint research project, engine conditions will be continuously monitored and involve the real-time … Continue reading “ClassNK signs a joint research agreement for Condition-based Maintenance”
YSA Design Insights: Issue 4
26 November 2019 – The latest issue of YSA Design Insights is available to view here: YSA Design Insights: Issue 4 STORIES INCLUDE: Pioneering role on show in Barcelona Leading in 3D on BIM deployment Cumulative cruise ship sustainability MSC Grandiosa’s big entrance Ideas from synthetic inspiration At the heart of the Legends Georg brings the … Continue reading “YSA Design Insights: Issue 4”
Ecochlor Launches NanoVapor Gas-Freeing Fuel Tank Technology at Marintec China
25 November 2019 – Ecochlor is excited to announce the formalization of an agreement to represent NanoVapor in the maritime industry. The product launch will be at Marintec China with a NanoVapor unit on display at the Ecochlor Stand N3D5N. The NanoVapor technology dramatically improves crew safety while significantly reducing time and any environmental pollution … Continue reading “Ecochlor Launches NanoVapor Gas-Freeing Fuel Tank Technology at Marintec China”
Inmarsat, Addvalue and Network Innovations bring the first IP-based broadband terminal and vessel monitoring to U.S. fisheries market with iFleetONE™
Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, along with its partners Addvalue Innovation Pte Ltd (Addvalue) and Network Innovations, have launched the first type-approved IP-based terminal and Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) for fishing vessels operating in United States (U.S.) waters, marking a significant milestone for sustainable fishing in the U.S.
Ecochlor to Demonstrate its Ballast Water Management System at Marintec China
21 November 2019 – Ecochlor, Inc. will display its ballast water management system (BWMS) at Marintec China, Stand N3D5N, to give customers an opportunity to understand why the system is widely regarded as one of the best, most reliable technologies available worldwide.
Foreship launches Hamburg business to grow in Germany
19 November 2019 – Leading naval architect and marine engineering company Foreship has announced plans to establish a new business entity in Germany, targeting January 1, 2020 as the launch date for Foreship GmbH. The new company, to be based in the heart of Hamburg’s Hafen City, will have the objective of developing closer ties … Continue reading “Foreship launches Hamburg business to grow in Germany”
Shell Marine secures contract for COSCO SHIPPING Specialized Carriers
18 November 2019 – Shell Marine has extended its relationship with China COSCO Shipping Company Limited (COSCO SHIPPING) businesses, after winning a contract to supply lubricants for five 62,000 dwt multi-purpose pulp carriers due delivery to COSCO SHIPPING Specialized Carriers Co Ltd in 2019 and 2020. The lubricants contract, won in a competitive negotiation process, … Continue reading “Shell Marine secures contract for COSCO SHIPPING Specialized Carriers”
MacGregor secures complete piggy-back hatch cover order from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding
18 November 2019 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to provide a complete set of remote operated piggy-back hatch covers with hydraulic lifting and an internal traction electric drive system to Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS). MacGregor`s scope of supply includes design & key components, steel material, fabrication and delivery of the hatch … Continue reading “MacGregor secures complete piggy-back hatch cover order from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding”
Europort attracts international visitors in record numbers
12 November 2019 – Special ship markets in recovery and real progress on maritime digitalisation brought a feelgood finale to Europort 2019, as the last of 26,076 visitors from 93 countries departed from the biennial conference and exhibition after an energetic week of events at Rotterdam Ahoy on Friday 8th November. With over 1,000 exhibitors … Continue reading “Europort attracts international visitors in record numbers”
GTMaritime takes Cyber Security Award at Smart4Sea EUROPORT 2019
12 November 2019 – Industry-leading data and communications solutions company GTMaritime has won the Smart4Sea Award 2019 for Cyber Security, after a public vote recognised GTMailPlus as the product making the most noteworthy contribution to cyber security in shipping this year. The prestigious award goes to the organization demonstrating a significant achievement, breakthrough or contribution … Continue reading “GTMaritime takes Cyber Security Award at Smart4Sea EUROPORT 2019”
Fleet Xpress agreement marks new stage in Bourbon digitalisation strategy for offshore
11 November 2019 – Bourbon, a world leader in marine services for offshore oil and gas, has signed a contract committing more than 100 offshore support vessels (OSVs) to Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress, the maritime broadband service that combines the speed of Ka-band with continuous back up from Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband operating on L-band.
Shell Marine signs fleet-wide lubricants and technical service contract in China
08 November 2019 – Shell Marine has today signed a framework agreement with CCCC Dredging (Group) Co. Ltd of China to supply marine lubricants and provide technical services across the Chinese company’s fleet. The strategic cooperation, formalised today at a signing ceremony demonstrates Shell Marine’s ability to provide a comprehensive all-in-one service, reliably supplying lubricants and technical services around the clock wherever they are needed.
Elite Exhibitions Launches Connected Cruise Ship Expo America
06 November 2019 – Connected Cruise Ship Expo (CCS) is the world’s first exhibition and conference to focus exclusively on the latest innovations within the cruise technology, communications, and connectivity sectors. This brand new, highly focused two-day exhibition and conference will provide a much-needed platform for the most innovative suppliers to network with qualified buyers from cruise line companies on a global scale.
Owner summit opens Europort 2019 to visionary ideas
05 November 2019 – The launch of Europort 2019 at the Rotterdam Ahoy today saw well-known journalist Geert Maarse bring four of the leading owners in Europe’s special ship segments to grips with the key challenges facing the maritime industries today and tomorrow. Now in its 39th edition, Europort continues to hold its own as … Continue reading “Owner summit opens Europort 2019 to visionary ideas”
Vestdavit News November 2019
05 November 2019 – Vestdavit News November 2019 is available to read here.
Wallem Pulse magazine – Issue 2
05 November 2019 – Welcome to the new Wallem Pulse magazine! Issue 2 of the magazine is available to view online here. In this issue: Wallem World Sailing Cyber Secure from $1 a Day Crew Empowerment SeaView: Wallem Fleet Officers Meetings Women of Wallem Textbook Rescue in the Pacific Hear the Pulse and enjoy … Continue reading “Wallem Pulse magazine – Issue 2”
ClassNK releases Guidelines for the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (Ver.4.00)
29 October 2019 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (Ver.4.00). The “Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009” (HKC) was adopted in 2009. After the entry into force of the HKC, the development and maintenance of an Inventory of … Continue reading “ClassNK releases Guidelines for the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (Ver.4.00)”
CNOOC orders MacGregor pull-in system for a deepwater floating production unit in the South China Sea
29 October 2019 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an order from the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to supply the riser pull-in system for a deepwater Floating Production Unit (FPU) located in the Lingshui 17-2 gas field. The order is booked into Cargotec’s third quarter of 2019 order intake and delivery will … Continue reading “CNOOC orders MacGregor pull-in system for a deepwater floating production unit in the South China Sea”
VIKING Wins Greek Coast Guard Tender
29 October 2019 – VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has been declared the winning bidder in a tender covering three offshore high-speed ambulance boats that will support emergency services in the Aegean Sea. The international tender was concluded after a cooperation between the Hellenic Coast Guard and the Greek Emergency Response Organization (E.K.A.B), in an initiative supported … Continue reading “VIKING Wins Greek Coast Guard Tender”
Shipowners trust VIKING to manage safety
24 October 2019 – For the last decade, the ‘VIKING Shipowner Agreement’ has been a widely recognised concept among commercial ship and offshore asset owners looking to gain safety related efficiencies by streamlining equipment sourcing, servicing and compliance. Your safety is safe with us With ‘Safety Management’ available at the top tier, VIKING is … Continue reading “Shipowners trust VIKING to manage safety”
GTMaritime protects onboard cyber security in record numbers
23 October 2019 – GTMaritime has seen exceptional growth in the use of its secure, maritime optimised email software and other cyber-security solutions as vessel owners and operators step up a gear to harden onboard networks and protect their ships from digital threats. Many have been spurred into action by IMO’s decision to bring cyber-security … Continue reading “GTMaritime protects onboard cyber security in record numbers”
Pacific Gas chooses Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress connectivity, protected by Fleet Secure Endpoint
23 October 2019 – The largest Liquid Ethylene Gas (LEG) ship owner in China has agreed a commitment to install Fleet Xpress connectivity from Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications on all its vessels. This will also include Inmarsat’s Fleet Secure Endpoint, the new line of defence in the multi-layered strategy to thwart cyber threats.
Europort 2019 launch led by shipowner summit
22 October 2019 – Four of the leading owners in Europe’s special ship segments will lead what promises to be an intense panel discussion of industry hot topics at Europort 2019 on November 5th, as one of the most significant events in the maritime calendar gets underway at Rotterdam Ahoy. Part of the Europort opening … Continue reading “Europort 2019 launch led by shipowner summit”
Inmarsat releases field guide to ICT best practice at sea
21 October 2019 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, has published a new and authoritative guide to the information and communication technology that plays an increasingly critical role in the safety, efficiency and environmental performance of ships.
ABB to bring autonomous technology to the Port of Singapore
21 October 2019 – ABB signs a landmark contract with Singaporean shipyard Keppel Offshore & Marine to enable autonomous tug operation in 2020 ABB, in collaboration with Keppel O&M’s technology arm, Keppel Marine and Deepwater Technology (KMDTech), will jointly develop the technology for autonomous vessels and retrofit a 32-meter harbor tugboat with leading-edge digital solutions, … Continue reading “ABB to bring autonomous technology to the Port of Singapore”
“K” LINE, MOL, & NYK Share Data with ONE through the Common Data Platform “IoS-OP”
18 October 2019 – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (”K” LINE), Mitsui O.S.K Lines, Ltd. (MOL), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have begun sharing of operational data acquired from the monitoring system installed in their container ships with their charter, Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE), through the IoS-Open Platform (IoS-OP) promoted by Ship Data … Continue reading ““K” LINE, MOL, & NYK Share Data with ONE through the Common Data Platform “IoS-OP””
Shell Marine White paper offers critical cylinder oil guidance to support customer preparedness for IMO 2020
18 October 2019 – Shell Marine has published a new White Paper that offers ship owners and operators the critical guidance they need on cylinder oils and engine care to transition successfully through the IMO global cap on fuel sulphur content from January 1, 2020. ‘IMO 2020 Ready’ from Shell Marine sets out the commercial, … Continue reading “Shell Marine White paper offers critical cylinder oil guidance to support customer preparedness for IMO 2020”
Samskip to connect Portugal and the UK direct
16 October 2019 – Samskip has launched a new, direct weekly service connecting Portugal and the UK, introducing its own vessel to sustain links between Tilbury, Lisbon and Leixões and its multimodal hub port of Rotterdam. The Netherlands-based group introduced a 1,000TEU container ship on charter from November 1. It will sustain a UK-Portugal transit … Continue reading “Samskip to connect Portugal and the UK direct”
Foreship partners with Vaaka to realize global ambitions
11 October 2019 – Private equity investor Vaaka Partners has become the majority shareholder of Foreship LTD, a Finnish company specializing in ship design and engineering. With headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and more than 100 naval architects and marine engineering experts on board, Foreship is a market leader in cruise ship design, refits and ship … Continue reading “Foreship partners with Vaaka to realize global ambitions”
ClassNK participates in the Getting to Zero Coalition
10 October 2019 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK is participating in the “Getting to Zero Coalition” (*1), an international corporate coalition that promotes the de-carbonization of the maritime industry. The Getting to Zero Coalition is an alliance that aims to have commercially viable zero emission vessels powered by zero emission fuels operating along international trade routes … Continue reading “ClassNK participates in the Getting to Zero Coalition”
10 October 2019 – CJC Currents, a newsletter from Campbell Johnston Clark, is out now! With news about the new Miami office, IMO2020 and LISW2019 as well as appraisals of recent judgments covering deck cargo liability, bareboat charter obligations and SCOPIC charges. Read the full newsletter here!
ONE SEA adds Awake.AI to autonomous ship ecosystem
10 October 2019 – ONE SEA, the industry alliance bringing together leading exponents of autonomous ship technology, has made a significant addition to its growing membership, after signing up Awake.AI – a company led by an experienced team of maritime digital innovators. Awake.AI is aiming to create a new platform and ML models (Machine learning) … Continue reading “ONE SEA adds Awake.AI to autonomous ship ecosystem”
One Sea appoints Riku-Pekka Hägg as chairman with mission to grow Autonomous Ship Alliance
07 October 2019 – ONE SEA, the industry alliance whose primary aim is to lead the way towards an operating autonomous maritime ecosystem by 2025, has appointed Riku-Pekka Hägg as Chairman of its Management Board. Hägg, who will oversee ONE SEA while retaining his current role as Vice President, Ship Design and Integrated Solutions Sales … Continue reading “One Sea appoints Riku-Pekka Hägg as chairman with mission to grow Autonomous Ship Alliance”
ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Remote Surveys” – ICT utilization in remote surveys
04 October 2019 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released “Guidelines for Remote Surveys” in preparation for carrying out remote surveys (*1) using ICT (Information and Communication Technology) (*2). The guidelines outline requirements to apply to remote surveys for some types of occasional surveys, and from now on ClassNK will implement remote surveys that satisfy … Continue reading “ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Remote Surveys” – ICT utilization in remote surveys”
Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe provides industry-leading agenda
03 October 2019 – Full details have been released of the industry-leading conference agenda framing the debut of Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe (CSIE), which takes place at the Fira Barcelona on 4-5th December, 2019. Over two days, the speaker programme will bring together 30 of the most senior, influential and innovative cruise designers in … Continue reading “Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe provides industry-leading agenda”
ClassNK grants AIP related to Wind Challenger Project
03 October 2019 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its “Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships” and related regulations for the basic design of a hard sail system, which converts wind energy to propulsive force with a telescopic hard sail, and is a fundamental technology of … Continue reading “ClassNK grants AIP related to Wind Challenger Project”
Maritime IoT platform Fleet Data secures decisive approval from Bureau Veritas
01 October 2019 – Fleet Data from Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from leading classification society Bureau Veritas. This is a major milestone for the maritime industry’s leading secure sensor data and Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Conditions of approval by Bureau Veritas verify that … Continue reading “Maritime IoT platform Fleet Data secures decisive approval from Bureau Veritas”
ClassNK releases “Booklet for ship crew members Precautions concerning change-over to 0.50% sulphur compliant fuel oils”
01 October 2019 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its “Booklet for ship crew members: Precautions concerning change-over to 0.50% sulphur compliant fuel oils” to address the IMO regulation on the new sulphur limit for fuel oil used on board ships beginning 1 January 2020. The precautions outline potential risks for ship crew members responsible for … Continue reading “ClassNK releases “Booklet for ship crew members Precautions concerning change-over to 0.50% sulphur compliant fuel oils””
ClassNK Advises Existing Ships to Install Ballast Water Management Systems Early On (Updated in September 2019)
26 September 2019 – In September 2018, Leading Classification Society ClassNK analyzed the retrofitting status of ballast water management systems (BWMS) on its registered ships and confirmed that installation deadlines based on the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWM Convention) for many of them are highly concentrated in the year 2022. The status has now been … Continue reading “ClassNK Advises Existing Ships to Install Ballast Water Management Systems Early On (Updated in September 2019)”
ClassNK grants AIP on LPG Reformer for marine engines
24 September 2019 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Osaka Gas for their joint project with Daihatsu Diesel on an LPG Reformer for marine engines. This was the first AIP granted in Japan for such equipment. The LPG Reformer is designed to convert LPG into synthetic methane gas equivalent … Continue reading “ClassNK grants AIP on LPG Reformer for marine engines”
Fleet Secure Endpoint wins Best Security Product Award at Safety at Sea Awards
19 September 2019 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications has won the Safety at Sea Award 2019 for Best Security Product of the Year, after recognition by a panel of judges from ship owner, marine insurance, maritime education, classification, crewing and training organisations.
Samskip adds northern Netherlands point of entry to dedicated Swedish rail connections
19 September 2019 – Samskip launches new five times weekly rail connection between Coevorden in the north of the Netherlands and Nässjö, Sweden, in second significant Swedish service enhancement in September 2019. Already the leading intermodal operator between mainland Europe and Sweden, the new link is Samskip’s first direct Sweden-Netherlands rail service, and the first … Continue reading “Samskip adds northern Netherlands point of entry to dedicated Swedish rail connections”
South Korean port to slash passenger vessel emissions with ABB shore power
19 September 2019 – ABB will install Port of Incheon’s first shore-to-ship power solution, enabling passenger vessels to cut emissions, noise and vibrations at berth ABB has secured the contract covering South Korea’s commitment to sustainable shore-to-ship power, after a pilot scheme for passenger ships to plug into the local grid received the go ahead … Continue reading “South Korean port to slash passenger vessel emissions with ABB shore power”
MacGregor secures orders worth more than EUR 20 million for projects in Europe and Asia
19 September 2019 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured orders to provide MacGregor products to a Naval project in Europe and TTS products to a RoRo project in Asia. The total order value is more than EUR 20 million and the contracts include ramps, car deck and lifting platform equipment. The orders were booked … Continue reading “MacGregor secures orders worth more than EUR 20 million for projects in Europe and Asia”
Adam D. Tihany confirmed as Keynote Speaker at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe
16 September 2019 – The first six high profile speakers have been confirmed for the inaugural Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe conference, which debuts at Fira Barcelona between 4-5th December, 2019. Leaders from across the sector are being lined up to give inspirational and thought-provoking presentations at the CSIE event, raising the key opportunities and … Continue reading “Adam D. Tihany confirmed as Keynote Speaker at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Europe”
Game-changing VIKING LifeCraft™ gets 100% approval
16 September 2019 – VIKING’s entire LifeCraft™ system has now obtained flag state approval as a novel life-saving appliance to be installed on passenger ships for the utmost safety in evacuation emergencies. VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S, the leading global safety products manufacturer and service provider, has announced the first flag state approval of its entire … Continue reading “Game-changing VIKING LifeCraft™ gets 100% approval”
YSA Design proves natural choice for exclusive SeaDream Global Yachting club
16 September 2019 – Proven experience in smaller ultra-luxury cruise ships and a lasting relationship with the pioneer of superyacht vacationing are behind the selection of YSA Design as the design partner for the truly special SeaDream Yacht Club vessel SeaDream Innovation. Innovation will offer yachting lifestyle standards to guests occupying 100 ocean-view suites, developed … Continue reading “YSA Design proves natural choice for exclusive SeaDream Global Yachting club”
ABB enables emissions-free port stay in Marseille for Corsica Linea ferries
11 September 2019 – With ABB’s shore connection technology, three Corsica Linea ferries will cut emissions and noise pollution when berther in the Port of Marseille, France. Instead of running diesel-fueled auxiliary engines, Paglia Orba, Jean Nicoli and Pascal Paoli ferries will use electricity for power at berth. Each of the three vessels is being … Continue reading “ABB enables emissions-free port stay in Marseille for Corsica Linea ferries”
Vestdavit equips Norwegian Coast Guard’s next generation for Polar boat launch and recovery
10 September 2019 – Boat launch and recovery specialist Vestdavit has secured an order to supply three new Norwegian Coast Guard vessels with davits equipped for polar conditions, in a project which also calls for installation of a deck-mounted transfer system for rapid deployment. The ships are being built by Vard Group within the P6615 … Continue reading “Vestdavit equips Norwegian Coast Guard’s next generation for Polar boat launch and recovery”
Inmarsat landmark study identifies critical role for maritime startups
10 September 2019 – New and original research into maritime startups conducted for Inmarsat by UK GovTech venture firm and research house, PUBLIC, concludes that more bandwidth connecting ships to shore at lower cost than ever before is empowering a new breed of single-minded innovators to bring the true benefits of digitalisation to the shipping and offshore sectors.
Samskip Duisburg–Falköping launch serves Swedish industrial heartland
09 September 2019 – Samskip has launched a new four-times weekly rail shuttle link between Duisburg, Germany and Falköping, Sweden, in a significant shift in focus for unitised services connecting Sweden’s southern industrial heartland and the rest of Europe. Coordinated through Samskip’s rail centre in Genemuiden, the Netherlands and supported through local representation from its … Continue reading “Samskip Duisburg–Falköping launch serves Swedish industrial heartland”
ClassNK establishes cross-sectional cyber security team
09 September 2019 – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has established a cross-sectional cyber security project team made up of ship and security experts of the Society in order to accelerate its cyber security service in response to the expanding needs of clients. Cyber security for ships is entering a practical stage, including the Maritime Safety … Continue reading “ClassNK establishes cross-sectional cyber security team”
Marine Catering Expo to Return to Miami Under New Name
06 September 2019 – In 2019, Marine Catering Expo (MCE) brought together the entire marine catering supply chain to the Miami Beach Convention Center. Co-located with Cruise Ship Interiors Expo America, MCE welcomed leading marine suppliers including Rational, Welbilt, Hobart, and more.