MeteoGroup awarded contract from major broadcaster

MeteoGroup, the European supplier of weather solutions for the shipping industry, has been awarded the BBC Weather contract. At the conclusion of a rigorous procurement process encompassing a broad range of selection criteria, including data, technology, graphics, cost and a comprehensive evaluation of forecast accuracy, MeteoGroup was judged to offer the BBC the best solution […]

Satcom Global partners with Intellian on strategic hardware deal

Maritime satellite communications provider Satcom Global and satellite antenna company Intellian have signed a strategic partnership agreement covering the global supply and distribution of maritime satellite equipment. Under the partnership, Satcom Global will have access to Intellian’s full range of Ku-Band, Ka-Band and FleetBroadband hardware, supporting the delivery of its portfolio of VSAT and L-Band […]

Bright prospects for shipping students thanks to new partnership

An innovative new partnership has been announced between the IMarEST’s distance learning arm, MLA, and ABMA Education, an organisation that awards vocational qualifications. They will work together to increase the career development opportunities for students of shipping and logistics diplomas who aspire to take their education to the next level. MLA is able to offer […]

Crowley christens MT West Virginia

Crowley Maritime Corp yesterday (Tuesday) christened the innovative MT West Virginia, its fourth new Jones Act product tanker for the US coastwise trade, in Philadelphia at Philly Shipyard (PSI), the sole operating subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA. The West Virginia is LNG ready, meaning it can later be converted for propulsion by liquefied natural gas […]

Peace Boat’s Ecoship Project announces latest developments and calls for suppliers at SMM

During the SMM 2016, Peace Boat’s Ecoship Project will be one of the members showcasing its initiatives in the International Windship Association (IWSA) booth. Peace Boat, Japan’s largest cruising organisation and an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations, is leading a programme to create the world’s most sustainable cruise ship. Planned to […]