Posted in Marine industry talkThe 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’.
Posted in Marine industry talkAs 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.
Posted in Marine industry talkMany 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.
Posted in Marine industry talkWith Posidonia just around the corner, we have created a JLA infographic that includes some key stats about the show and the maritime industry in Greece!
Posted in Marine industry talkThe notion of autonomous vessel operation has divided the industry as never before. Perhaps, like a certain loved or hated yeast-based spread, when the topic of conversation turns to robotic ships debate gets heated and highly charged, with no room for the neutral.
Posted in Marine industry talkThis year the International Maritime Organization (IMO) turns seventy. The regulator of global shipping was born in Geneva in March 1948, brought into being by the United Nations shortly after its own formation.
Posted in Marine industry talkAhead of Seatrade Cruise Global, here's an infographic with some key cruise industry facts and stats! See you in Fort Lauderdale!
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Every year, new catchphrases that initially bring clarity to maritime industry panel discussions, conferences and exhibitions can quickly become loosely-used jargon. At first glance, ‘cyber-risk’ would appear to fit the buzzword bill, but the virtual threat is more than a passing fad; it is here to stay and will require intelligent long-term solutions.