Inmarsat unveils major new IoT service for the shipping industry

Fleet Data fully utilises Voyage Data Recorder ship to shore connectivity infrastructure with dedicated bandwidth to offer a clear pathway to maritime digitalisation   4 September 2018: Inmarsat today unveils Fleet Data, a new Internet of Things (IoT) service, which will enable ship owners and managers to access and analyse real-time onboard data more efficiently, […]

Launch of world’s first online information platform collective ‘Dubai Maritime Virtual Cluster’ makes Dubai Maritime Sector available 24 hours a day Bin Sulayem: ‘The initiative is a step towards strengthening the sector’s investment appeal and catalyze the industry to achieve economic diversification.’ • More than 5,500 companies work in maritime sector practicing 13,000 activities • Maritime Sector Supports Dubai Economy with 76000 Jobs • Maritime sector’s […]

Shell Marine Discusses Engine Protection Beyond 2020

Marine lubricant choices to address International Maritime Organization restrictions on the fuels used by ships from 2020 must be based on verifiable cylinder oil performance data and engine testing to cover all operating conditions, according to the new General Manager of Shell Marine, Joris Van Brussel. Based in Singapore, Joris has gained experience across Shell’s […]

ABS Gathers Industry Leaders to Discuss Challenges and Opportunities Arising from IMO 2020

Compliant fuel availability, fuel pricing spreads and scrubbers shape the conversation at SMM (Hamburg) Shipping industry leaders, joined by Goldman Sachs, discussed IMO 2020 challenges and opportunities at the ABS panel discussion held at the start of SMM 2018. Christian Lelong, Senior Commodities Analyst, Goldman Sachs; Aaron Bresnahan, Vice President Marine Solutions, Wartsila; Paddy Rodgers, Director […]

UK Hydrographic Office appoints new Director of Customer Division

Cathrine Armour appointed Director of Customer Division to support the UKHO’s development as a marine geospatial information agency TAUNTON, 4 SEPTEMBER 2018 – The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cathrine Armour as the new Director of its Customer Division. Cathrine brings experience in leading data, science and technology-centric organisations, and […]