Marine customers to embark on AkzoNobel’s ‘Digital Voyage’ at Nor-Shipping

Ship owners and operators at Nor-Shipping, a leading maritime event taking place in Oslo, are set to embark on AkzoNobel’s ‘Digital Voyage’. The company has launched a new customer experience aimed at bringing the company’s wealth of performance management expertise to the fingertips of its customers. Powered by Big Data, AkzoNobel’s suite of digital tools […]

Inmarsat offers risk assessment for cyber security industry working group

Inmarsat is giving its full backing to a new joint working group formed by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) to develop a coordinated position on cybercrime and its prevention. The maritime industry’s leading satellite service provider said that stakeholder unity was critical in meeting the unpredictability of the cyber security threat to shipping. […]

KVH Videotel launches extensive training suite to address gaps in seafarer engineering knowledge

KVH Videotel, part of KVH Industries, announced today that it has launched an eLearning suite for marine engineers, covering 12 critical subject areas and containing 100 modules. Practical Engineering Suite delivers training to a level of competence required by the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (STCW), with a practical, stimulating mixture of training styles, […]

MacGregor readies the market for fibre-rope crane reality

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has announced that it is now building one of the most advanced fibre-rope cranes on the market. The MacGregor FibreTrac crane will have a 150-tonne safe working load capacity and will be ready for testing during the first quarter of 2018. “MacGregor launched its fibre-rope crane range in 2016 and as […]

ABS expands industry-leading Guidance for Fire Protection on Containerships

Classification society ABS has updated the ABS Guide for Fire-Fighting Systems for On-Deck Cargo Areas of Container Carriers (FOC Guide), expanding its industry-leading guidance to the existing containership fleet. “ABS is constantly looking at new approaches to expand safety in the industries that we serve,” said ABS Executive Vice President for Global Marine Dr Kirsi […]

DNV GL Award for Young Professionals: Green Engineering for the Future of Shipping

DNV GL has honoured three engineers for their scientific research with the DNV GL Award for Young Professionals. Presented by DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, the award is designed to find innovative ideas for increasing safety, efficiency and sustainability in shipping. Seeking to honour the best research, it aims to support young graduates […]

Deltamarin container vessel design to be built in China

Deltamarin’s energy-efficient cargo ship family reached yet another milestone as Icelandic Eimskip and Greenland-based Royal Arctic Line  ordered the first three container vessels based on Deltamarin’s design. The ships will be built at the Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in China, with which Deltamarin (China) Co has signed a design contract. Deltamarin earlier developed the vessel concept […]

Wärtsilä introduces dedicated organisation to drive digital transformation

The technology group Wärtsilä is currently implementing a digital transformation to become a data-led, insights driven, and agile technology company dedicated to taking a leadership role in the smart marine and smart energy ecosystems throughout their entire lifecycle. The aim is to increase efficiency while enabling a zero emissions society. Following the appointment of Chief […]

Alfonso Castillero appointed CCO of Liberian Registry management team

Alfonso Castillero has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of the Liberian International Ship &Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry. Alfonso will be responsible for managing the development and implementation of the Liberian Registry’s global sales, marketing, and service assurance strategy. Together with the Registry’s business development group and regional managers, […]