London to host Global Maritime Forum’s 2020 Annual Summit

Maritime decision-makers from around the world will convene for the Global Maritime Forum’s Annual Summit in London from 13th-14th October 2020. UK Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani, welcomed the announcement saying: “The UK’s maritime industry is thriving, which is why I am so delighted to welcome global leaders to the UK for the Global Maritime Forum […]

Autonomous harbour tug takes big step towards reality

The technology group Wärtsilä, in collaboration with PSA Marine, has achieved a breakthrough in its IntelliTug project. Following the successful installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbour tug PSA Polaris, trials are now being carried out in the Port of Singapore under real-world conditions. This phase of the project implementation, which […]

ABS achieves new international safety standard

ABS has received the ISO 45001:2018 certificate, which demonstrates compliance with the new global standard recognising the management system for a safe and healthy workplace. “This is a significant accomplishment that places ABS at the forefront of maritime safety practice and underlines our continued commitment to our 157-year safety mission,” said Christopher J. Wiernicki, ABS […]