Polish Szczecin top bulk terminal in new BIMCO report

The best performing port in BIMCO’s Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report 2018, is Szczecin in Poland. The report collected input from 144 ships covering 381 terminals. A total of 97% of the reports were rated as average or better, which gave an average rating of 3.6 (out of five). The result is a marginal better […]

Dualog takes cyber security to higher level with launch of Dualog Protect

Tromso-based Dualog has taken shipboard cyber security to a higher level by launching a new service that promises to totally protect vessels and their onboard IT systems even before an attack occurs. Dualog Protect is being heralded as the first line of defence in a robust approach to cyber security onboard ship, where malware and […]

Port-IT successfully implemented Orilla Mail onboard Thomas Schulte vessels

Port-IT has announced that Thomas Schulte Ship Management has chosen Port-IT’s state of the art email solution ‘Orilla Mail’ to fit their critical communication needs. Recently, this independently developed E-mail solution was implemented on a vast number of their vessels, with even more to follow in 2019. Orilla Mail was developed as an independent shore […]

GAC expands South American reach with office in Uruguay

Growing demand for professional shipping services from the offshore oil & gas industry has prompted GAC to open an office in Uruguay. The new office continues 2018’s expansion of the Group’s Americas region with the opening of GAC Brazil’s office in Fortaleza, and the establishment of GAC Panama. Geographically, Uruguay is located along the East […]

The Mission to Seafarers’ charity cycle challenge heading to the Isle of Wight

International seafarer welfare charity The Mission to Seafarers will be heading to the Isle of Wight this year to host its highly popular charity cycle challenge. The event, on 27th April, is expected to attract participants from across the shipping industry, who will come together to network, team build and get fit – all whist […]

Hamburg set to host Annual Maritime CIO Forum

Digital Ship says it is excited to return to Hamburg for the 10th Annual Maritime CIO Forum, to be held at the Empire Riverside Hotel on 20th February. Digitalisation has reshaped the business world and is increasingly important for gaining competitive edge. Companies who ignore the latest innovations and advances risk being left behind. Emerging  […]

Port of Felixstowe and DFDS boost capacity

The Port of Felixstowe and leading Danish ferry operator DFDS have agreed to increase roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) capacity at the UK port by over 40% through investment in a new linkspan, tractor units and additional trailer parking facilities. Commenting on the move, Clemence Cheng, Chief Executive Officer at the Port of Felixstowe and Executive Director, Hutchison […]

CargoMate to become Intelligent Cargo Systems

Maritime technology startup CargoMate Technologies has announced it will begin operating under a new name; Intelligent Cargo Systems. The two-year-old startup, which develops port call optimisation technology, is launching the new brand to better serve their strategic objective of improving the flow of cargo around the world. “What started as a digital logbook to improve […]