UK Government to support safe maritime trade and economic growth across overseas territories

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has today (5th February) launched a five-day capacity building seminar to help UK Overseas Territories support safe maritime trade. The seminar, delivered as part of the Government’s Overseas Territories Seabed Mapping Programme, will focus on international regulations, with sessions on maritime safety information training, best practice governance and maritime law. […]

Intelligent Cargo Systems launches free port call efficiency tool

Maritime technology startup Intelligent Cargo Systems has today launched a free self-assessment tool for container ship operators. With just a few simple questions, the Port Call Calculator helps container ship fleet management teams to better understand how much port idle time is affecting their bunker consumption. The tool calculates a port call efficiency rating, with […]

Høglund Marine Solutions appoints JJ Ha as Managing Director, Korea

Høglund Marine Solutions, the global marine automation and system integration expert, has announced the appointment of JJ Ha to the position of Managing Director, Korea, effective January 1st, 2019. Based in Høglund’s Busan office, Mr Ha will play a key role in strengthening Høglund’s relationships with ship owners and shipyards in Korea and driving the […]

Poseidon Navigation Services puts its ‘Challenger’ software on 100 Tidewater OSVs

Poseidon Navigation Services has signed an agreement to install its back of bridge ‘Challenger’ software platform onboard 100 Offshore Support Vessels (OSV) owned and operated by Houston-based Tidewater. The agreement, which follows hot on the heels of a similar arrangement with the global containership carrier Hapag-Lloyd, includes the digital supply of weekly updates to all […]