NAPA and ChartWorld partner to provide artificial intelligence-driven voyage optimisation

NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider and ChartWorld, the digital chart agent, have announced their partnership to provide revolutionary artificial intelligence-driven voyage planning and optimisation. Oliver Schwarz, ChartWorld’s Business Development Director, said: “In today’s era of constant regulatory change and cost volatility, vessel efficiency and safety are more important than ever. […]

LISW19 announces speaker line-up for headline conference

Thought leaders from the world of UK and international government, finance, trade and ship owning will be among speakers at the London International Shipping Week 2019 (LISW19) headline conference to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane, on Thursday 12th September. Paddy Rodgers (pictured), past-CEO of Euronav and current Director and […]

Search and rescue drone trial announced in Essex

For the next 12 months, a new drone trial is taking flight to support vital search and rescue action around the coast of Essex, thanks to a partnership between Essex Police, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). The year-long trial, which starts today (29th April), will provide HM […]

Department for International Trade boosts team for Maritime 2050 Strategy

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has outlined its plans to deliver key recommendations from the UK Government’s Maritime 2050 strategy. The first step will see recruitment for two key posts, an experienced maritime specialist and a new senior maritime services manager will work along-side industry stakeholders to ensure that maritime services are a key […]