KVH Introduces breakthrough solution for maritime training

To help maritime operators ensure that crew are training and performing at their peak, KVH Industries has introduced Videotel Performance Manager, a breakthrough solution for maritime training. By providing maritime managers with actionable insights about their fleets’ training activities, Videotel Performance Manager is designed to help increase operational efficiency, safety, and crew performance. The cloud-based […]

Reducing the risk of propulsion loss – new guidance

In a joint project, international classification society Bureau Veritas and TMC Marine, a Bureau Veritas Group company since 2016, have cooperated again with the London P&I Club to produce the second booklet in a series on loss prevention issues. This new publication, launched during London International Shipping Week this week, focuses on the marine engineering […]

Brightoil changes the global bunker landscape with launch of new online trading platform

Brightoil, the international bunker trader and supplier, today (Friday) launches a new suite of online tools that will transform the way bunker fuel is traded globally. Brightoil Bunker Online E-Delivery platform is now live and includes a Forward Fixed Price (FFP) facility making the process of buying bunkers anywhere in the world faster, easier and […]

Latest phase of expansion at the Port of Felixstowe

A contract will be awarded today (Friday) for the latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe. VolkerFitzpatrick Limited will be appointed to undertake the design and construction of approximately 13 hectares of paved container yard directly behind Berth 9. The work will include the reclamation of 3.2 hectares of seabed behind the […]

Major port group warns UK businesses against ‘Brexit blinkers’

In the week that global maritime leaders gave the UK a vote of confidence, naming it one of the world’s leading maritime centres, PD Ports is urging UK businesses not to develop ‘Brexit blinkers’ but instead to explore significant new global opportunities as the UK negotiates its exit from the EU. Industry data shows UK […]

Norsafe developing USV in joint initiative with Kongsberg Maritime

Norsafe has been working alongside Kongsberg to develop an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) to act as a combined autonomous and data collection platform with different sensors. Kongsberg selected Norsafe as a partner for multi-purpose USV manufacturing because of its well-known reputation for building robust and high quality crafts for extreme environments. Throughout the  process of […]

Transas survival craft simulator eliminates drill risks

Transas has introduced a new Survival Craft Simulator (SCS) to prepare crew for the multitude of possible scenarios that can occur during lifeboat drills, aiming to address one of the most notorious sources of accidents in shipping without exposing personnel to physical danger. Effective survival craft training is essential to prepare crew for a disaster […]