Adoption of fully automated shipping will take decades, not years

The UK is the second least supportive nation in their attitude towards the development of unmanned vessels, according to a study across six territories (UK, US, Australia, China, Singapore and Hong Kong), and the least supportive of autonomous vehicles more generally. The new report, published by global law firm Kennedys, polled over 6,000 people as […]

International Maritime Prize for 2018 presented to ‘IMO Joe’

The prestigious Maritime Prize for 2018 has been presented to Joseph J. Angelo, a former United States Coast Guard (USCG) and International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) senior executive who participated in International Maritime Organization (IMO) meetings for many years, providing leadership on a number of key regulatory developments. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim presented […]

“Our Oceans: Our Future” – new film showcases stories of science and innovation

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and ITN Productions Industry News have co-produced Our Oceans: Our Future, an industry film that draws attention to the challenges facing the oceans and showcases stories of science, innovation and sustainability that are transforming the marine sector. The one-hour news and current affairs-style programme investigates the […]