IMarEST launches new Myanmar Branch

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) has officially launched a new branch in Yangon, Myanmar. Held at the Novotel Yangon Max on 24th May, the launch was attended by 100 guests comprising IMarEST members, government officials, academia, industry and associations. “This is a truly outstanding milestone in the IMarEST’s history. The committee […]

NYK and DNV GL cooperate to unlock the potential of maritime data

At Nor-Shipping 2017, NYK and DNV GL presented the first results of an ongoing maritime data centre pilot project. The data centre collects operational data from NYK vessels on DNV GL’s recently launched Veracity industry data platform, for monitoring vessel performance and condition-based maintenance schemes. The collaboration between NYK and DNV GL, supported by engine […]

Nautisk confirms free ENCs will be made available within NaviPlanner

Following the release of NaviPlanner yesterday at Norshipping, Nautisk has confirmed that it will offer Free of Charge ENCs* to customers purchasing a new digital voyage planning package consisting of NaviPlanner and NaviTab. Nautisk Head of New Product Development and Technology Kjetil Bentsen said: “Offering our customers free ENCs through NaviPlanner allows us to spread […]

Boris Johnson, UK Foreign Secretary, visits Coldharbour Marine plant

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson paid a special visit to Coldharbour Marine recently as the ballast water treatment system manufacturer’s facility in Nottinghamshire gears up for significant export-oriented production. Photo Coldharbour Marine has spent more than 10 years researching and developing the system based on unique patented in-tank inert gas technology, which is now undergoing […]

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 1 June 2017. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research and development projects, feedback from damage investigations, requests from industry as well as changes made to […]

Dubai Maritime Cluster Office makes a big impression at Nor-Shipping

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has been presenting the Dubai Maritime Cluster Office initiative at Nor-Shipping 2017. DMCO, established last year, aims to support efforts to realise the objectives of the Dubai Maritime Sector Strategy (MSS) to make the emirate […]

Telenor Maritime chosen to provide VSAT & Mobile system for Silversea Cruises’ entire fleet

Telenor Maritime, the global maritime mobile operator, have teamed up with SES and announced the introduction of the mobile ecosystem onboard Silversea Cruises’ entire fleet. Global VSAT services and mobile broadband backhaul, 3G, Wi-Fi and digital services supporting the complete digital value chain vastly enhancing the customer experience, with speeds up to 150Mb/s. “Silversea Cruises […]